Double BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards nominee, singer-songwriter Luke Jackson, pictured, returns to Scotland next month, following a successful visit last year.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The London Free Press
Highlands magic on Scotland trip
Though the Clava Cairns appear to be just some giant piles of rocks, they are actually Neolithic burial chambers dating from 4,000 years ago.
Scots destined to vote Yes, says Ian Hamilton
THE nationalist icon Ian Hamilton has claimed the referendum has "radically changed Scotland" because ordinary people are coming round to a Yes vote.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Daily Record
Traffic chaos in Oban after artist blocks road with green trailer......as part of A 30,000 commission
TAXI drivers couldn't believe that the bright green trailer parked up near their rank was actually a work of art part of a project called New Weather Coming.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
VIDEO: A day in the life of the baton relay
On day 30 of the Queen's Baton Relay the BBC production team placed a timelapse camera on the roof of the Glasgow 2014 media vehicle.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Skipinnish Western Ocean
HOT on the heels of their success in achieving a number one download in the World Music charts - the rousing Walking on the Waves, which is included here - Highland dance band Skipinnish consolidate their established popular style of robust tune sets that give visitors to the band's music houses in Oban and Fort William a heady taste of Highland ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Scottish pirate patrol seaman to be released
CHARGES against a Scot who was detained in India eight months ago along with 34 fellow members of an anti-pirate patrol crew have been dropped, paving the way for his return home to Scotland.
Jim Murphy: Marathon referendum campaign continues
IN the past week of my 100 Towns in 100 Days tour of Scotland, I've had my microphone out in Oban, Leith, Portobello, Hamilton, Rutherglen and the legendary Glasgow Barras .
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Argyll & Bute road policing unit starts work
The new Argyll and Bute Divisional Roads Policing Unit, which will operate across the area from bases in Campbeltown, Dunoon and Oban, comprises two sergeants and 12 constables, managed by Inspector Adam McKenzie.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Independence: Jim Murphy on '100 Towns, 100 Days'
BY the time you read this, I'll probably be in the car and half way up Loch Lomondside, heading for the West Highland capital of Oban.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Buildings shake and crockery rattles as West Highlands are hit by earthquake
The British Geological Survey received almost 200 reports from an automatic online questionnaire survey from members of the public who had felt it just after 7.35pm on Thursday.
Small earthquake recorded in Scottish Highlands
The earthquake registered 2.9 on the Richter Scale and caused the ground to tremor in the Fort William and its surrounding areas Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Visit the Highlands for a taste of traditional Scotland
Though the Clava Cairns look like just piles of rocks, they are burial chambers dating back 4,000 years.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
pipes|drums announces 14th Set Tunes Series by William Donaldson
With close to 150 tunes, each meticulously presented in the various settings that preceded the Piobaireachd Society's ongoing attempt to standardize the compositions, the 2014 Set Tunes Series numbers six tunes, as most of those set for the Senior, Gold Medal and Silver Medal competitions at the Argyllshire Gathering at Oban, Scotland, and the ... (more)
Earthquake in Scottish highlands
The quake happened at about 18:36 GMT on Thursday evening in northern Scotland, the British Geological Survey said.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Reader's trip report: Askernish Golf Club, South Uist, Scotland
I first visited in 2007, on assignment for Golf Digest, and I went back late the following year on assignment for The New Yorker.