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A TITANIC SCANDAL

January 16, 2015

Having survived the sinking of the Titanic, the behaviour of two north-east aristocrats was to haunt them for the rest of their lives. A recently found letter reveals just how they felt about it

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‘SCOTTISH MOUNTAINS CAN KILL YOU’

January 10, 2015

Last weekend, five people had a lucky escape after being swept nearly 1,000ft down Ben Nevis by a human-triggered avalanche. Stories like this are still common during the Scottish winter, giving rise to the question: What more can be done to make winter accidents and fatalities in the mountains a thing of the past?

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Domestic Refuge

January 3, 2015

The start of a new year should be a time of hope and promise, but for hundreds of women across the Highlands it’s a time of fear because of domestic violence. Susan Welsh discovers how one organisation offers hope and help to those caught in the trap

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WE ARE NOT DEVIL WORSHIPPERS

December 27, 2014

They’ve been branded as geeks, social pariahs, even Satanists. But 40 years after Dungeons & Dragons launched on the scene, role-play gamers are playing on, flying in the face of social stigma. So who are the real people behind the hobby, and has public perception improved in four decades? In 1979, a 16-year-old James Dallas Egbert III entered the steam tunnels of Michigan State University, and disappeared for hours.

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Online lotharios

December 13, 2014

“Trust, loyalty and respect are a must for eternal happiness.” These loving words were written by a man whose real intention was to scam yet another north-east woman for thousands of pounds

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CRIME STOPPERS

November 29, 2014

For Police Scotland, crime is a moving target. As a night spent shadowing Aberdeenshire and Moray division shows, the only way to strike the target is to move with it

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