Halloween costumes sold by some of the UK’s biggest retailers will contain the equivalent of 83 million plastic bottles, a study suggests.
With Halloween fast approaching, children got the chance to pick pumpkins at a festival run by a Somerset farm. Farringtons Farm welcomed youngsters to its pumpkin festival, which runs until October 31.
Aberdeenshire Council is urging residents to divert their pumpkins and turnips from landfill by cooking them at home and putting any leftovers in their food waste caddies.
A north-east farmer is preparing to host a special autumn market to bring together consumers and primary producers.
Halloween can’t come too soon for one Yorkshire farm where the harvest of pumpkins has already begun. Farmer Tom Hoggard and his team at Howe Bridge Farm near Malton have started picking thousands of the bright orange gourds that are ripe for carving into jack-o’-lanterns.
For the past four-and-a-half years the family of missing Aberdeenshire man Shaun Ritchie have prayed for news.
Christmas means ice cream, so Jo Ewart Mackenzie talks early festive prep and recalls a dramatic run-in.
Beyonce and Jay Z have paid tribute to leading figures from the world of athletics with their choice of Halloween costumes.
Chrissy Teigen wished a “Happy Halloween” to her “loyal subjects” as she dressed up as the Queen.
Jimmy Carr and Keith Lemon were almost unrecognisable as they arrived at Jonathan Ross’s annual Halloween party in their best fancy dress.
Amanda Holden has dressed up as Janine from The Handmaid’s Tale for Halloween – with a nipple cover helping her to achieve the character’s bloodied eye socket.
Kylie Jenner has stunned fans with her impressive costume for Halloween, becoming Barbie in a box.
With spooky goings on and bumps in the night our reporter Gregor Aiken went to see if Fyvie Castle is haunted.
Celebrities usually put a great deal of effort into their Halloween costumes, far more than the average person does for their trick-or-treating escapades.
Thailand’s Red Cross Society had its staff and volunteers dress up as ghosts, monsters and witches for Halloween at its centre for giving blood.
It was pumpkin playtime for Hamish today as the polar bear cub celebrates his first Halloween.
A ghoulishly generous couple are inviting people to roll up, roll up to their spooky funfair-themed house tonight.
Beyonce channelled 90s R&B singer Toni Braxton as she dressed up for Halloween.
A dog owner whose King Charles spaniel ate 20 chocolate bars has warned pet owners to be careful this Halloween.
A north-east couple who are fascinated with all things spooky have tied the knot in a Halloween-themed wedding.
George Clooney avoided gory costumes and spooky masks and dressed as a suave and sophisticated pilot for Halloween.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Seann Walsh and Katya Jones avoided dancing a romantic routine on Saturday night’s episode – instead opting for an energetic, Halloween-themed take on the traditionally intimate Viennese waltz.
ZombiTransylvania may have Count Dracula and Salem its witches, but Scotland is arguably the home of Halloween – or Samhain as it was originally known.
A north-east country park has warned people to beware of a scammer claiming to be selling tickets for a forthcoming Halloween event.
Glamis Castle, the ancestral home to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and birthplace of HRH The Princess Margaret will be open to visitors throughout the Winter Season.
Jamie Lee Curtis believes her portrayal of Laurie Strode in the latest Halloween film could inspire more strong female leads in Hollywood movies.
Jamie Lee Curtis has said her new Halloween film is timely because women are identifying with trauma as a result of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.
Jamie Lee Curtis embraced a fan who credited her with saving his life and paid tribute to victims of sexual assault during a Halloween panel at a popular culture exhibition.
Jamie Lee Curtis wields a shotgun in a quest for revenge as killer Michael Myers returns to finish what he started in the first trailer for the new Halloween film.
A man dressed as a Jedi Knight broke his ankle after he was assaulted by a Halloween reveller in a Jesus costume.
Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand,
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