Judy Murray has urged Sportscotland to speed up a decision on a funding application that could create four indoor tennis courts in Moray and deliver facilities to inspire Scotland’s next Andy Murray.
There used to be a time when Edinburgh and Glasgow’s rugby teams resembled Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn: even the slightest mention of Europe could turn them into gibbering wrecks.
The words “Thank You Andy Murray” were emblazoned on the big screens at the Australian Open on Monday.
A north-east cancer charity has launched a campaign to raise £2million.
A new scheme has been launched to create an interactive Doric Portal which will allow access to an unprecedented treasure trove of works in the language.
One of the joys of penning these muses is the freedom offered by the editorial team at the Press and Journal over my topic du jour.
It sounds like a trick question: “What’s the connection between Scottish football and Laurel & Hardy?”
The setting was Craiglockhart in Edinburgh when I first met Andy Murray back in 2001.
There’s an old photograph dating back to the early 1980s, which highlights the start of the long journey which Jon S Baird has made from the Blue Toon to Tinseltown.
Peter May's career has encompassed everything from journalism to creating soap operas, and rock 'n' roll to researching autism.
Two Liberal politicians from the north of Scotland are among the new names in the 2019 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
He both captained his country at cricket and refereed at the highest level of Scottish football.
A prestigious new American list of must-see global destinations in 2019 has included just one location in Britain.
It boasts some of the world’s most famous and instantly recognisable architecture.
Fiona Drouet has told the Press and Journal she is planning a new campaign to have the phones of online abusers confiscated.
Fiona Drouet knows more than most people about the impact verbal and physical abuse can have on youngsters.
In cyberspace, everybody can hear you scream.
She’s the north-east surgeon who has just become one of the first female recruits to join the SAS for a gruelling period of training in the Andes.
It is one of the most iconic vessels in Scottish maritime history.
It was one of those special moments which remain indelibly etched in the mind. And it happened on an overcast Thursday afternoon in 1998 at Silverstone, with Formula One's movers and shakers fine-tuning their refulgent machinery as the British Grand Prix loomed on the horizon.
Many people wouldn’t regard a four-mile walk as a gruelling ordeal.
There was something poignant and even heartbreaking about watching Andy Murray admit the clock was ticking on his career during his return to action in Australia this week.
The festive period is traditionally a time for families and friends to come together.
Those of us who attended the WW1 show "Far, Far from Ypres" at His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen in August could scarcely have imagined we had a real-life hero in our midst.
Aberdeenshire CC has sent a get-well message to their 2018 professional after he was injured by a train in Sri Lanka.
It was a disaster which had lasting repercussions for generations of people in the Western Isles.
There has never been a time when Kirsty Deans wasn’t in love with sport, from the days when she dragged her father, Kenny and sister, Lindsay, out for games at their Kingussie home.
Gregor Fisher will resurrect one of his old friend Rikki Fulton’s most iconic characters, Rev I M Jolly, to mark the 40th anniversary of Scotch & Wry.
Here’s the picture which proves that Jon S Baird has spent nearly 40 years bringing Laurel and Hardy to the silver screen.
It will be the first-ever festival of film in the Doric language.
Most of us take the sound of carols for granted at this time of year.
Love them or loathe them, they will be a part of almost every Christmas meal tomorrow.