Something of a strange atmosphere could be detected at the SNP’s autumn jamboree in Aberdeen where activists, politicians and media gathered this week.
Nicola Sturgeon had much to ponder last night as she put the finishing touches to her keynote speech to the SNP conference in Aberdeen.
If there is a day which says “north-east Scotland” to the world it is today.
Are you like me and find that certain quotes stay locked in your head for years, never to be erased or forgotten?
Ron Cluny, official council spokesman
What do you think of when someone tells you they are a psychologist?
Tanya Souter, lifestyle correspondent
Years ago, when writing about a high-profile Highland murder, I was shown wedding photographs of the female victim and the husband who was later convicted of killing her.
You know when you want to say something but you cannot say it out loud? That can really be difficult.
They used to say politics was showbusiness for ugly people. Not any more.
Is it possible that doctors are putting us at greater risk from dementia with routine prescriptions for other illnesses?
As a child I dreamed of being invisible.
I find myself thinking a lot about how technology is changing our lives and what that means for our courses and our students.
It is one of the more painful parts of being a vet, the upset of seeing families go through the agony of losing a pet.
I was standing on one leg in the middle of a park swirling my hands around my head as though I was balancing imaginary plates or trays of drinks.
With the exam season over and the results digested, thousands of school pupils are now embarking on their chosen career path.
Here I was in an NHS clinic again – it’s a rehabilitation routine which has become so familiar over the past year as I try to regain a normal life after major surgery.
After a build-up they would rather forget, Scotland’s women needed that 8-0 trouncing of Cyprus on Friday night – and then some.
The Flying Pigs: Parliament to be prorogued… Never let it be said that the landed gentry stick together
Cosmo Ludovik Fawkes-Hunte, 13th Earl of Kinmuck
Speaking at the Edinburgh Festival, Jackie Kay, Scotland’s national poet, called for action to transform public attitudes to race in Scotland.
Iain Maciver: You may as well just click ‘like’ on organised crime and drug dealing as fall for obvious social media scams
There are online and telephone scams being attempted everywhere all the time.
Scotland is firmly on the global energy map, particularly for its contribution to the oil and gas industry.
Just like thousands of kids up and down the country awaiting exam results, I ripped open the envelope with mixed feelings - anticipation laced with trepidation.
Is Inheritance Tax reform on the cards?
New research tells us that women have about half as much confidence as men when it comes to dealing with their finances.
I guess I learned to drive in a Morris Mini Minor of 1966 vintage.
For months before my third child was born, my son, then five, was adamant about his preferences.
Philip Rodney: North Sea exploration could be described as a bit of a curate’s egg – but in which sense?
In a cartoon drawn by George du Maurier captioned “True Humility” that appeared in Punch magazine on November 9, 1895, a meek curate is depicted eating an egg at the bishop’s breakfast table.
My article a few months ago resulted in a request for more information about the HMRC approach when tax is due by a company in liquidation, particularly if an Employee Benefit Trust “EBT” is involved.
When Offshore Europe, the continent’s leading energy industry event, convenes at the brand new P&J Live exhibition and conference centre during the first week in September, its 36,000 plus attendees will discuss energy industry topics ranging from decommissioning to digitalisation.
This month saw an important Highland anniversary.
My uncle sits at the kitchen table, his newspaper spread out in front of him.