Scotland has played host to a galaxy of Hollywood stars filming their celluloid magic over the years, from Mel Gibson in Braveheart and Ted Danson in Loch Ness through to Daniel Craig in Skyfall and Saoirse Ronan in Mary Queen of Scots.
Cybersecurity experts have warned WhatsApp users to update the messaging app as soon as possible following the discovery of a major vulnerability that could allow attackers to install a malicious code on smartphones.
From Sassoon and Owen to Thomas and Rosenberg, the work of wartime poets is widely recognised as some of the most powerful poetry in existence.
If your family is expanding and you’re on the hunt for more space, it can be a struggle to find a property which fits your needs yet comes in on budget.
Vet paddleboards 1,000 miles from Lands End to John O’Groats and picks up plastic pollution along the way
An environmentalist hopes to be the first person to paddleboard from one end of Britain to the other - and will pick up plastic pollution from the shores as she goes.
Cressida Cowell is best known for her How To Be A Dragon series, aimed at 8-11-year-olds, but The Story Of Tantrum O'Furrily is a picture book, suitable for younger readers and bedtime stories.
Kirk Wallace Johnson is widely published in US newspapers and has one previous book to his name, about his work as founder of The List Project, aiming to get Iraqis resettled in the US.
When Yorkshire-born David Peace returned to his home county after 17 years of living in Tokyo, he did not hang around for long.
The Rosie Project author Graeme Simsion has teamed up with his wife, Anne Buist, for this charming novel about two very different people who keep bumping into each other on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail.
What a compelling exercise in storytelling.
Teenage schoolgirl Alice Franklin's life is turned upside down after a rumour she had sex with two boys at a party spreads round the small town.
This is the second instalment of the novelist and playwright's 'living autobiography'.
Dear Mrs Bird follows Emmeline 'Emmy' Lake who dreams of being a 'Lady War Correspondent' but stumbles into a job answering problem page letters for an eccentric boss at a women's magazine in Blitz-besieged London.
This is Shukla's third novel, but he is probably best known for his social commentary. He writes a column for The Guardian and edited The Good Immigrant - a 2016 collection of essays by people of colour about life in Britain.
Although so much of Kit de Waal's second novel is different from her acclaimed debut My Name Is Leon, her focus on the lives of working class people and her ability to paint characters in minute detail through the eyes of her main character, remains.
This debut novel from Sophie Cameron is a wonderful, magical tale set against the backdrop of the bustling throng that is the Edinburgh Festival.
It is fitting that this warts-and-all expose of life inside the courtroom - written by an anonymous author - is lacking an identity.
The Long Forgotten follows call centre worker Dove as he starts to remember someone else's memories.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned and when it's a woman as unhinged as Juliette in Karen Hamilton's debut novel, you know you're in for a drama-filled ride.
Tangerine is projected to be the literary sensation of 2018 and its author Christine Mangan has already sold the rights to be made into a feature film starring Scarlett Johansson.
Children Of Blood And Bone immerses you in a fantasy world of magic and myth, where good and evil battle it out in an adventure of epic proportions.
The eponymous teenage heroine of Mick Kitson's debut novel, who is on the run from the drab, chaotic lives of her alcoholic mother and her 'Maw's' drug-dealing partner, steps into another world in Scotland's last wilderness.
In her second novel, Chloe Benjamin weaves an ambitious family saga that spans several decades.
Women leading lives of quiet, and not-so-quiet, desperation are at the heart of Leni Zumas' dystopian novel Red Clocks.
Women's bodies: much objectified, little understood.
Children's fiction has often addressed difficult living situations, using death or war as a backdrop to propel young protagonists into adventure.
Melba Escobar writes for newspapers in Colombia and his is her first book to be published in English.
Asymmetry is Halliday's debut novel and is structured in two seemingly unconnected novellas, followed by a shorter interview which points to the link between them.
What a nervy burden it is to review a novel by a famed literary critic.
Confirming its status as the UK’s most affordable car brand, Dacia has taken the top three spots in cap hpis Pence Per Mile (PPM) ratings, which reveal the cheapest cars to buy and run in 2018.
The Subaru WRX STI Final Edition is unlikely to be the end of the performance monster, according to the head of the Japanese firm’s UK arm.
Thousands of families in the north and north-east are still going hungry. Why is poverty still an issue in 2018?
In a city known as the energy capital of Europe with taxi and house prices comparable only to London, Aberdeen has a wealthy reputation.