Two Liberal politicians from the north of Scotland are among the new names in the 2019 Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Demolition of a family home that helped drive a soup empire on Speyside has begun.
This month sees a stunning collection of artwork go on display for the first time at Eden Court, Inverness.
Those with long memories will remember a famous TV advert in which Scottish actor James Robertson Justice tucked into a bowl of warming soup while telling the world that it was made by neighbours of his, from just across the Firth.
Scotland's soup queen Ena Baxter was born at Drumblair House in Aberdeenshire on August 12, 1924, and brought up in nearby Huntly.
Ena Baxter, the woman behind the Baxters food empire, has died aged 90.
She is better known for her creations in the kitchen, but now the work of one of Scotland's best-known businesswomen is to be celebrated in a new art exhibition.