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Finnish film maker Dome Karukoski has been announced as the director of a Hollywood biopic of The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings author JRR Tolkien.
The ability of common infections to resist drug treatments will be the focus of a team of scientists at a new research facility.
A new antibiotic weapon could help win the war against drug-resistant bacteria responsible for a host of diseases, scientists hope.
A US company is offering to microchip its employees.
The average nursing and midwifery role advertised in the NHS is only drawing three applications, new figures show.
The NHS in Scotland has met an accident-and-emergency (A&E) waiting-times target for the third week since the start of June, new figures have revealed.
The number of patients given a cancer diagnosis at the earliest stage has increased slightly but remains below standard, according to new figures.
Amazon's UK chief has expressed his desire to maintain a "diverse workforce" following Brexit as the internet giant revealed it is to create 450 research and development jobs at its new London headquarters.
A slice of the north-east coastline has gone up for sale for the first time ever.
Medical leaders have warned closure of "redundant" facilities is "essential" if NHS Scotland is to make the best use of resources.
An opera had its world premiere on a sleeper train service between Aberdeen and London.
A recovery in rail passenger satisfaction is fragile and under pressure, a transport watchdog has warned.
Domino's Pizza has inked an agreement with Amazon Echo that will enable voice ordering for customers as it looks to boost slowing sales growth.
Trains between Glasgow and Edinburgh have been disrupted by cattle wandering on to part of the rail line.
England's top hospital inspector has called for the transformation of emergency care, insisting that reforming the health service is not just about more funding.
A couple from Lerwick enjoyed an unforgettable bonus when one of their friends arranged for renowned UK comedian Phill Jupitus to gatecrash their wedding at the weekend.
Two 17-year-olds have been arrested after a set of antique train carriages that featured in the Downton Abbey TV series were vandalised.
Claims that child mortality rose in Iraq following economic sanctions are "a major deception", researchers have claimed.
Painting a period hallway in a particularly bright shade of yellow requires some serious faith in one’s vision, not to mention dedication and patience.
Property experts have reported a rise in house sales in the north-east over the past three months.
A leading Tory activist has said "it's a possibility" that Government plans to make it easier to change gender have been influenced by Education Secretary Justine Greening's sexuality.
The South African government is moving ahead with draft regulations for a domestic trade in rhino horn, despite critics' concerns that a legal market will spur rhino poaching.
NHS England has launched a national review into schemes to divert patients away from A&E departments.
With three young children, life is busy for Samantha Smithies, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.
She required a heart transplant when she was just seven years old.
A horse and donkey who became best friends while living together at an animal rescue shelter have found a new home for life at an Aberdeenshire farm.
A £246 million Government programme to boost battery technology has been welcomed as paving the way to a lower cost and cleaner energy system.
Pregnant women who believe in the "eating for two" myth risk harming the health of themselves and their babies, experts have warned.
Bacteria that live in the nose and throat could be key to warding off childhood infections, say researchers.
It’s incredible to believe it was eight years ago that cheeky chappie Olly Murs came runner-up in The X-Factor, impressing us all with his funky dance moves and charismatic personality.
As we approached the brow of the hill, head stalker Danny Mackie gently pulled the all-terrain vehicle to a halt and quietly pointed to the right where a beautiful red hind was doing her best to attract our attention.
Ducati is celebrating the final chapter of its two-cylinder Superbike engine.