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The Otago Daily Times
Ideal weather boosts apple crop
Sarah Renwick, from Inverness, Scotland, works in the apple-packing facility at Waipopo Orchards, near Timaru, last week.
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6 hrs ago
Temperatures soar in Scotland and weather forecasters say there could be more to come
SCOTLAND has enjoyed one of its warmest days of the year so far, as the nation bathed in temperatures close to what was being experienced on the Mediterranean.
6 hrs ago
From Sutherland to Winnipeg: the exiles of Kildonan
The Kildonan settlers were turned away from Fort Churchill upon their arrival from Scotland.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Loch Ness Monster possibly captured on satellite imagesLoch Ness...
Has the Loch Ness Monster finally been captured on satellite imagery? Some people who have taken a look at the area in question on Apple Maps seem to think so.
The Northern Scot
Ironworks trainees' showcase CD
THE first students on a pioneering new course at the Ironworks will get the chance to run the whole show at Sunday's Easter Showcase gig.
Superfast broadband for island
Homes and businesses in the town will get fibre broadband as part of the A 410 million Digital Scotland partnership.
Forestry Commission buys Rothiemurchus forest
A MASSIVE part of the ancient Caledonian pine forest - described as the Crown Jewel of woodlands in Scotland - has been sold to Forestry Commission Scotland for 7.4 million by a Highland estate.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Daily Record
Disgraced former Rangers owner Craig Whyte's repossessed...
RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Gospel singers arrive
ABOUT 1000 UK Fijian Methodist Fellowship members are expected to be hosted at Stoke-On-Trent for their three-day meeting and choir competition during the Easter weekend.
Woman killed after car went into Caledonian Canal is named
Sheila Cameron, 65, of Banavie, Fort William, in the Highlands, died as a result of the incident at nearby Neptune's Staircase at around 2pm on Wednesday, April 9. Police, ambulance and coastguard went to the scene and Ms Cameron was recovered from the water.
What do you say to your son when he comes home from school and says: 'Are we poor?'?
Writes Wicki-Yah: "Gramma Deb of White Bear Lake's entry about stay-at-home moms [BB, 4/11/2014] reminds me of a much-retold conversation I had with Theater Boy about 25 years ago.
A Gurn from Nurn
The Alton Burn - a lot gets taken away with the rubble. 1
Soon there will be no trace of the former Alton Burn Hotel building. Proof perhaps of how transient so many things that are all around us are.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
National park home plan setback
The project, near Aviemore, has been delayed for several years by legal challenges from conservationists, and now Springfield Properties has confirmed that its focus has shifted elsewhere.
Steve, from Wimborne, Dorset, quit his job fitting security cameras to spend his days searching for Nessie and living on the banks of Loch Ness in 1991.
Acrow Supplies New Bridge to Glen Cannich in the Highland Region of Scotland
The new bridge is a 120 tonne, 52 meter, single span structure of prefabricated modular steel, and serves as a lifeline route for the residents of Glen Cannich as well as a major utility company's vital access to nearby Mullardoch Dam.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
A Gurn from Nurn
Migratory wheelie bins return to the River Nairn
Struggling to get further upstream beyond the Jubliee Bridge today where these two fine specimens of wild Atlantic wheelie bin.
'Little Ships' relay to dock in Carrick
A relay of ships marking the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings will make a stop at Carrickfergus Marina next month.
Metro UK News
Hotel turns old fire truck into rustic feature room - complete...
The 1954 Commer Q4 vehicle, which was once on show at the Manston Fire Museum in Kent, can now be hired out by guests staying at Inshriach House, in Aviemore, Scotland.
The Northern Scot
Mairearad and Anna will be on the road with Beyonce
TWO of the Highlands' top instrumentalists, Mairearad Green from Achiltibuie and Anna Massie from Fortrose, are revisiting some of their favourite haunts, along with breaking new ground, as they embark on their latest tour.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Protest over birds of prey poisonings
DOZENS of people have marched through Inverness in protest against the deaths of 19 birds of prey in Ross-shire.