A man who raped a sleeping woman at a house party has been jailed for five years.
Stories that explore the trans experience and discuss gender identities are among the poetry, prose, fiction and non-fiction have been shortlisted for the Polari first book prize and the new Polari prize.
A trio of north butchers proved they’re a cut above the rest after being crowned champions of the inaugural Scottish Butchers Wars, run by Scottish Craft Butchers and sponsored by Scotch Lamb PGI.
The rise of smart doorbells has led to a host of surprising sights being caught on camera – including a striking number of bears making themselves at home in people’s gardens.
Remarkable footage shows a huge bear being chased away by a dog less than half its size after it wandered into a residential garden.
Retirement is normally a time where people relax and put their feet up.
A solar energy manufacturer in Moray is set to expand and create jobs, thanks to almost £200,000 of funding.
A bear cub stuck in a rubbish bin got a helping hand as officers dropped in a ladder to help it escape.
A Moray solar company has won an award for energy efficiency at a property they helped build in the Highlands.
An internationally renowned polar bear expert will speak to an Aberdeen audience next week about the first time he came face to face with the fearsome, endangered predators.
Adventurer Bear Grylls is to receive his OBE from the Queen at a royal investiture at Buckingham Palace later on Thursday.
For some, Friday 13th can be extremely unlucky - but for one Dingwall couple it was the start of six decades of joy.
Proposals for a solar farm near a north-east village have been backed by planning chiefs.
While others sleep, a PA news agency photographer goes out to capture the celestial light shows in his own little corner of heaven.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the party’s plans to tackle climate change are “crucial” as he visited a Greater Manchester housing estate to launch his “green industrial revolution”.
The Polari Prizes celebrating LGBT literature have been honoured for intimate poetry and work exploring lesbian pregnancy.
Adventurer Bear Grylls said it was “so cool” to get his OBE from the Queen but she almost did not recognise him because of his new moustache.
A bear was caught on camera soaking up the last of the summer sun in a hammock.
Two children have been killed and three other people were injured after a pick-up truck struck an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southern Michigan.
One of the UK’s largest renewable energy suppliers has written to the Chancellor to warn that plans to change VAT from 5% to 20% for families buying solar panels and renewable technology could harm the country’s push for a net zero carbon economy by 2050.
A black bear created a stir in the US when it somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled in to a wardrobe for a nap.
Sir Michael Palin has paid tribute to an “inspirational” mountaineering pioneer as the pair star in a new film.
An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree – before trying to eat a surveillance camera.
Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox has walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometres (2,737 miles), in 76 days.
One of Scotland’s best known lighthouses is in line for a solar panel array to enable the lamp to be solar-powered by 2021.
Scotland’s World Cup hopes have suffered a third major blow in as many days after scrum-half Ali Price was ruled out for the remainder of the tournament.
Litter pick will take place in north-east town in memory of environmentalist killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash
A litter pick will take place in a north-east coastal town in memory of an environmentalist who was tragically killed in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.
Labour’s plans to transition from oil and gas will be the “polar opposite” of the Conservative move away from coal in the 1980s, Richard Leonard said.
An Aberdeen drug dealer was caught with illicit substances worth £1,200 stashed between his buttocks, a court has heard.
A 19-year-old British woman pleaded not guilty in a Cyprus court to a public mischief charge for making what prosecutors say was a false claim that she was raped by 12 Israelis at a holiday resort on the east Mediterranean island nation.
Hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter have been announced as laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize.
Magnus Bradbury has been backed to fill Hamish Watson’s shoes for Scotland – but there could be further injury woe for Gregor Townsend as the Dark Blues sweat on Ali Price.