When a 20-something-year-old Jamie Stone told his father of his aspiration to be an MP one day, the remark was met with a "very quizzical raised eyebrow".
The Liberal Democrats' new Highland MP has claimed his party can be the "voice and conscience of internationalism" at Westminster.
The SNP suffered a massive loss in the north-east corner of Scotland while Liberal Democrat Jamie Stone ended the party's chance for a hat-trick in the Highlands.
SNP's Paul Monaghan has lost his Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross seat to local Liberal Democrat Jamie Stone.
A doctor is still waiting for a personal apology after her name and photo were used in an SNP campaign leaflet without her permission.
Willie Rennie has revealed the Liberal Democrats will target the late Charles Kennedy's former seat in the general election.
North-east politicians have demanded a summit with Clydesdale Bank bosses, amid plans to close 40 branches across Scotland.
Two Highland MPs could find themselves battling for the same seat in 2020 after proposed changes to Scottish Westminster constituencies were unveiled.
North and north-east MPs have claimed for nearly £64,000 worth of air fares, new figures reveal.
Highland MP Paul Monaghan has referred the UK Government's plan to transport nuclear waste from Dounreay to the United States to the European Commission.
A Highland pensioner recovering from major surgery is being deported after she divorced her British husband amid allegations of domestic violence.
SNP MP Paul Monaghan described the retirement age inconsistency as "deeply worrying".
Highland MP Paul Monaghan is spearheading a campaign to keep the retirement age of police officers in the Civil Nuclear Constabulary in line with that of other forces.
Highland MP Paul Monaghan will speak at the United Nations next week at a general assembly special session on the world drug problem.
Highland MPs have stepped up calls for a national market for electricity distribution as the UK Government was warned it needs a “massive reality check” over its efforts to tackle high prices in northern Scotland.
Highland MP Paul Monaghan is calling on the prime minister to be "honest and open" about a plan to ship enriched uranium from Dounreay to the United States.
A Highland MP today called into question the value of a UK Government fuel rebate scheme as it emerged there is no petrol station in one of the areas covered.
The UK Government is to look into reports "dangerous" nuclear material is being transported on public roads across the north of Scotland.
An SNP MP who apologised after being accused of posting an anti-Semitic tweet has visited Israel and Palestine to develop his understanding of the conflict.
North MP Paul Monaghan last night denounced the plight of Chagossians forcibly removed from their homeland more than four decades ago as a "chronicle of abuse, naked greed and bullying".
North and north-east MPs have backed a renewed call for action to be taken on "excessive" delivery charges in rural areas.
Five of Scotland's MPs employ a family member who is paid by parliamentary expenses - despite a recommendation by the body which advises the prime minister on ethical standards that the practice be ended.