Highland County, Scotland
Highland County, Scotland Newswire (Page 9)

Highland County, Scotland Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Highland County, Scotland. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 3,522 in Highland County, Scotland

  1. SNP man quits over Kennedy slursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Andover Advertiser

    An SNP official has resigned after an online campaign against the late Charles Kennedy in the run-up to the general election. Brian Smith, who was convener of the SNP Skye and Lochalsh branch, posted abusive messages about the former Liberal Democrat leader on Twitter.

    Comment?

  2. Mourners remember a 'political giant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Newsday

    In the shadow of Britain's tallest mountain, Ben Nevis, hundreds have gathered to remember a man many regarded as a giant in British politics. Charles Kennedy's funeral is taking place in Caol, a village on the northern shore of Loch Linnhe near his home in Fort William.

    Comment?

  3. REVIEW: Scooty And The SkyhooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    "Where has the night gone?" grinned SCOOTY AND THE SKYHOOKS frontman Davie Ross after just 75 minutes of the 12-piece's album launch gig. But so packed with Motown and soul classics had the time been that a partying crowd reluctantly accepted it might be encore time already.

    Comment?

  4. Charles Kennedy funeral: Packed church expected for tributes to ex-Lib Dem leader who died aged 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    Family and MPs will flood into a modest Highland church near to honour the 55-year-old, who suffered a haemorrhage weeks after his election defeat Today mourners including his former wife Sarah and 10-year-old son Donald will remember Mr Kennedy's sense of humour and unwavering political will. Politicians, friends and voters in the community near Fort William will also pay tribute to the ex-MP, who joined the Commons aged just 23 and remained there for 32 years.

    Comment?

  5. Family and political colleagues to attend Charles Kennedy's funeral today in CaolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    Hundreds of members of the community are expected to turn out to pay their respects at the service in the local St John's Roman Catholic Church in Caol, where the politician's late mother Mary was the organist and his father Ian played the fiddle. His parents also provided the musical backdrop for numerous weddings and in 2008 they were awarded a Benemerenti medal from the Pope for services to the Catholic Church.

    Comment?

  6. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 12 Jun 2015Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | The First Post

    Police watchdog the IPCC will not investigate the 'Battle of Orgreave', saying the 1984 clash between police and striking miners took place too long ago. This comes after it found evidence officers assaulted miners, perverted the course of justice and committed perjury as they attempted to prosecute miners.

    Comment?

  7. Westminster pays tribute to Charles Kennedy during special Parliamentary sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Evening Times

    MPs paid tribute to the "golden boy from the Highlands" yesterday during a special Westminster session to the Former Lid Dem leader. Mr Kennedy's ex-wife Sarah and 10-year-old son Donald looked on from a side gallery as MPs shared their memories of him.

    Comment?

  8. Charles Kennedy's son watches MPs' tributes and is told he should be very proud of his dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    IT was like watching a football match, Charles Kennedy's 10-year-old son Donald said as he looked down from the Commons public gallery to watch MP after MP shower his late father with praise and affection following the former Liberal Democrat leader's death on Monday at his home in the Highlands. IT was like watching a football match, Charles Kennedy's 10-year-old son Donald said as he looked down from the Commons public gallery to watch MP after MP shower his late father with praise and affection following the former Liberal Democrat leader's death on Monday at his home in the Highlands.

    Comment?

  9. Charles Kennedy's secret lover who helped him in alcoholism battle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Daily Mail

    'Chin up, boobs up, rock it': Miss America finalist who 'inspired' Caitlyn Jenner's name claims the former Olympian was moved by her overtly-confident personal mantra Charles Kennedy's secret lover who helped him in alcoholism battle will aid with funeral arrangements days after finding his body Charles Kennedy's girlfriend, who discovered his body at his Fort William home on Monday, is helping his family with the funeral arrangements, it was revealed yesterday. As MPs in the Commons paid tribute to the former Liberal Democrats leader, friends said Carole Macdonald had tried to help Mr Kennedy in his battle with alcoholism.

    Comment?

  10. MP's tribute to Charles KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Wharfedale Observer

    OTLEY'S MP has added his tribute to those being paid to former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy who died suddenly this week, aged 55. Mr Kennedy served as an MP for 32 years, but was ousted from his Ross, Skye and Lochaber constituency at the general election. "He was the leader of the party when I was selected and elected.

    Comment?

  11. Former MP Duncan Hames pays tribute to 'charming' Charles KennedyRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

    DUNCAN Hames has paid tribute to the 'generous' and 'charming' former Liberal Democrat MP Charles Kennedy, who died on Monday aged 55. Mr Kennedy, who lost his seat in last month's election, died at his home in Fort William but police are not treating it as suspicious. His family said they were devastated to lose a 'fine man and loving father'.

    Comment?

  12. Former Chippenham MP joins chorus of tributes to Charles KennedyRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Wiltshire Times

    DUNCAN Hames has paid tribute to the 'generous' and 'charming' former Liberal Democrat MP Charles Kennedy, who died on Monday aged 55. Mr Kennedy, who lost his seat in last month's election, died at his home in Fort William but police are not treating it as suspicious. His family said they were devastated to lose a 'fine man and loving father'.

    Comment?

  13. Charles Kennedy's son Donald told by MP: "You should be really proud of your daddy."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    The young son of Charles Kennedy has watched tributes from across the floor of the Commons to his late father from MPs. The young son of Charles Kennedy has watched tributes from across the floor of the Commons to his late father from MPs.

    Comment?

  14. Nick Clegg's tribute to Charles KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | New Statesman

    A few days ago I got in touch with Charles because I was looking for a telephone number of someone we both knew. His friends will not be surprised to learn that we were texting eachother.

    Comment?

  15. Former Newcastle Council leader pays moving tribute to Charles KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    Lord John Shipley recalls how Lib Dem leader shared in councillors success when the party won control of the council Lord John Shipley said Mr Kennedy, who was found dead at his home in Fort William this week, played a key role in the party winning control of the council in 2004. He said: "The death of Charles Kennedy has come as a great shock.

    Comment?

  16. Talent not enough for 'Chat-show Charlie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Politician Charles Kennedy was such a hit on TV he was known as "Chat-show Charlie". The leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats from 1999 to 2006, Kennedy was only 23 when first elected to Parliament in 1983.

    Comment?

  17. Inverness singer-songwriter Dr Wook joins the bill at Bella's Free Range Folk Stage.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Northern Scot

    This year's line-up features a host of young emerging talent from across the Highlands including Alice Bentley, Connor Johnstone, Douglas Scott, Sarah Williamson, Josephine Sillars and Imogen Islay Hay . Other acts from the Highlands include established musicians Dr. Wook , Winnie , Robin Bell, James Mackenzie and a very rare acoustic set from The Rites .

    Comment?

  18. Charles Kennedy: Rutherglen councillor Robert Brown pays tribute to former Liberal Democrat leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Daily Record

    Councillor Brown had known Charles Kennedy since university, and says his friend was one of the most engaging and successful Liberal Democrat leaders South Lanarkshire's only Liberal Democrat politician has paid tribute to Charles Kennedy, who died on Monday at the age of 55. Councillor Robert Brown, who represents Rutherglen South, had known the former Liberal Democrat leader since Mr Kennedy was a student, and said his death would be mourned by people of all political persuasions. Councillor Brown said: "I am totally devastated by the death of Charles Kennedy - and I am sure my feelings will be shared by many people in Rutherglen and Cambuslang across the political divide.

    Comment?

  19. My first big interview was with Charles KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Evening Times

    I'm sure getting a chat with the Liberal Democrat leader in his house did my application no harm at all. I was writing for a local magazine called Lochaber Life and the owners, Margaret and John Muncie, knew him well.

    Comment?

  20. Charles Kennedy 1959-2015: Highlander's journey from the croft to Westminster powerhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Daily Record

    TORCUIL Crichton looks back at the life and legacy of one of Scotland's most charismatic politicians who passed away this week. FORT William is 418 miles - and a world away - from the corridors of Westminster.

    Comment?