• Heavenly, Phenomenal, Mate and Dream appear on Scotland's 2019 baby name list

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  • Waterfall turns 'upside down' during Storm Ciara

    A man has captured extraordinary footage of Storm Ciara appearing to flip a waterfall on its head. Derek Fabel filmed the bizarre natural phenomenon in Campsie Fells, Scotland on Sunday. The waterfall, named Jenny's Lum, is only active

  • Strange sight bemuses driver, sends her dog crazy

    A motorist in Scotland witnessed a strange-looking scene when she came across a man in waterproof gear and snorkeling mask, lying face-down in a stream. Leigh Watt recorded this video as she watched the man rise to his knees and empty a pan of

  • Man 'faked own death to avoid rape charges'

    A Scottish man suspected of faking his own death in the United States to escape 24 rape charges in his home country has been arrested in Colorado, police said. Kim Gordon, 55, from Edinburgh, was captured in Colorado Springs, Monterey County

  • Polls show Scotland hostile to probable leader Boris Johnson

    Boris Johnson is the frontrunner in the Conservative leadership contest, and if he gets it, he'll be the next prime minister of the United Kingdom on Tuesday. But polls in Scotland are suggesting that most Scots are opposed to him. And the

  • New Scotland boss Clarke sets sights on qualification for Euro 2020

    Steve Clarke has vowed to emulate Scotland's women and lead the national team back to the major international stage. Clarke has been appointed Scotland head coach on a three-year contract, 24 hours after taking Kilmarnock into European

  • Steve Clarke named Scotland manager

    Steve Clarke has been appointed as the new Scotland manager. The 55-year-old, who guided Kilmarnock to a third-placed finish in the Ladbrokes Premiership this season, replaces Alex McLeish, who stepped down from the role in April. The Scottish

  • Photos show man proposing to his girlfriend in front of the Milky Way

    23-year-old Connor McLaren spent three months planning the perfect proposal.

  • Aerial footage reveals large scale concrete map of Scotland

    These stunning aerial pictures show a large scale 3D map of Scotland - the biggest one of its kind in the world. Polish war veteran Jan Tomasik devoted five years of his life to building the concrete model between 1974 and 1979, which is

  • Where our Christmas trees come from

    Ever wondered where your Christmas tree came from? While they take centre stage in our homes only once a year, every tree has a story to tell before it reaches your living room. We headed to the UK's largest Christmas tree farm to find out

  • Autistic girl left 'bruised' and swollen in high school restraint

    "This happened as 4 male members of school staff restrained her. She looked like she'd been in a car crash not at school."

  • Meghan Markle laughs as Shetland pony playfully nips Prince Harry's hand on Edinburgh visit

    The soon-to-be newlyweds now have four joint royal engagements to their name.

  • 15 British pubs that changed history

    When you're down at your local indulging in a pint after a long week at work, it's unlikely you're thinking about the history of the establishment. After all, a pub is a pub - they can't be that exciting historically, can

  • The world's least (and most) stressful cities to live in

    Looking for a city break (or a new home) that's going to leave you relaxed rather than strung out? You might want to head to Germany. Stuttgart has been named the least stressful city to live in a survey by Zipjet. See also: 18 movie

  • Wanted: Ranger for remote Scottish island teeming with birds

    An island off the west coast of Sutherland, Scotland is looking for a wildlife ranger who loves the outdoors, is physically fit and happy to work in a remote location. SEE ALSO: Fancy owning an entire island in Scotland? SEE ALSO: Is this the

  • Wolves and red squirrels to make a comeback in Scotland

    The Allerdale Wilderness Reserve is a stunning site in the heart of Scotland but it's a view that's been shaped by man. As much of Britain did, Scotland used to be a great forest which was slowly decimated over time by centuries of

  • Win! A relaxing break at Meldrum House in Aberdeenshire

    THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED We've teamed up with Meldrum House to offer you the chance to win two nights' bed and breakfast with dinner on one night in this beautiful hotel in Scotland. Four-star Meldrum House sits in 240-acres of

  • Huge spider appears to descend on M8 motorway

    Traffic officials became puzzled on Thursday when a large spider appeared to descend from the sky above Livingston in Scotland. At first they believed it to be a large balloon, but soon realised it had eight legs and was indeed an

  • Top ideas for Autumn breaks in the UK

    Autumn is one of the most glorious times in the UK, when you can enjoy long walks in the country while taking in the most colourful season, experience peace and tranquility as the children go back to school and soak up the fabulous atmosphere at

  • Stick-wielding Scottish farmers attack cyclists during race

    Cyclists taking part in a race through the mountains of the Scottish borders were attacked by elderly men with sticks trying to block their path. The two men are thought to be local farmers protesting against road closures preventing them from