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Hospitals reopen following bug cases
NHS Highland has reopened three hospitals and a surgical ward at another site after they were closed due to the norovirus winter vomiting bug.
Tue May 21, 2013
Only one Welsh destination makes it in the top 50 most visited in the UK
Just one Welsh city made it into the top 50 most visited places in Britain, according to figures released today which demonstrate the challenges facing Wales' tourism sector.
Scottish News: Heart problem link to trip tragedy
An 11-year-old girl who died on a school trip to the Scottish Highlands is thought to have suffered from a heart abnormality, it has emerged.
Alexander Fiterstein Featured on New Sean Hickey Album
Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein is a featured soloist on the new album "Sean Hickey: Concertos," scheduled for release on the Delos Music label on May 28, 2013.
Further court closures considered
A fresh round of court closures is being considered beyond those already planned, according to the Scottish Court Service's chief executive.
Trekking on Ben Rinnes, Scotland's whisky mountain
At just under 3000 feet in elevation, Ben Rinnes is not Scotland 's highest peak; it is, however, the tallest freestanding mountain in Moray, Banffshire, east of Inverness and Elgin.
Sun May 19, 2013
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John Davidson at Glencalvie after finishing the duathlon in five hours.
Runaway Highland cattle, ankle-deep mud and low-flying helicopters made the Glencalvie Challenge one to remember as a first-time entrant.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Call of the Clan - By Mark S. Weiner
What do the European sovereign debt crisis, the difficulty of building a liberal democracy in Afghanistan, and a Mexican drug cartel have in common? To begin with, all three are the predictable result of weak government institutions.
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Clive Malcouronne (left) filming 'Celtic Jane'.
FILMMAKER Clive Malcouronne is to give advice on how to follow in his footsteps - and raise funds for his latest project at the same time - by hosting a weekend movie workshop.
Citation snag risks delaying trial of Craig Whyte's housekeepers
THE theft trial of the housekeepers of disgraced former Rangers owner Craig Whyte may be delayed because the prosecution cannot serve a witness citation on the elusive millionaire businessman.
Tue May 14, 2013
European Waterways Themed Cruises Give Travelers More Of What They Love Most
A luxury hotel barge cruise vacation is always a great experience, but one that revolves around a particular hobby or passion can be especially memorable.
Motor Boating Magazine
Does Your Insurance Cover Nessie?
Jacobite Cruises, which takes more than 100,000 tourists into the Scottish Highlands to visit Loch Ness each year, has bought a $1.5 million insurance policy against monster collisions for its entire fleet.
This is Bath
Walkers warned after cows trample man to death in Turleigh
A man has died and his brother is in a serious condition in hospital after they were trampled by cows in a field near Winsley.
The future of air travel doesn't need pilots
The first, almost entirely remote controlled passenger flight was successfully completed last month, proving that the idea of a drone plane has more potential uses than just blowing things up.
Mon May 13, 2013
Haunted castle: The ruin with a colourful past
In 1303, King Edward I of England was in Scotland with his army. The monarch's expedition to conquer the Scots is believed to have brought him to a Highland castle which 710 years later has its own fan club and a chilling ghost story.
US News & World Report
Britain Tests Pilotless Passenger Plane
Completely pilotless planes are getting closer to becoming a reality. In April, a private passenger plane was tested in public British airspace, flying approximately 500 miles from Warton, a town in the northern part of England, to Inverness, Scotland.
Four Scots hospitals closed due to vomiting cases
A TOTAL of four hospitals in the north of Scotland are now shut to new admissions due to cases of diarrhoea and vomiting.
Sun May 12, 2013
Gaelic spending backed, survey finds
A survey of attitudes to Gaelic suggests most of its respondents support government spending of at least A 24m a year on the language.
48 hours in the Scottish Highlands
Often voted the world's greatest train journey, the voyage from Glasgow to Fort William and Mallaig in the Scottish highlands defies superlatives thanks to its stunning views and wild landscapes.
The Northern Scot
Reno makes heroic exit
For his Highland recital swan song, Reno and his wife, soprano Gail, will be performing arias from the Baroque operas of the 18th century inspired by Roman history and chivalric legend.