The sporting weekend in pictures

August 26, 2019

Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics highlighted the weekend’s sporting action. Here, the PA news agency picks out the best images from across the two days.


The sporting weekend in pictures

August 19, 2019

Jofra Archer marked his England Test debut with typical brute force as the second Ashes contest came to a gripping climax at Lord’s on Sunday.


The sporting weekend in pictures

August 5, 2019

Steve Smith punished England as Australia took control of the first Ashes Test while the EFL season got under way on a packed weekend of sporting action. Here, PA looks at the best images from across Saturday and Sunday.


The sporting weekend in pictures

July 29, 2019

England won a bizarre Test match against Ireland, Team Ineos tightened their stranglehold on the Tour de France and Max Verstappen won a dramatic German Grand Prix on another thrilling weekend of sport. Here, PA’s photographers look back at the best of the action.


In pictures: Lightning strikes the north-east

June 29, 2019

People across the north-east have managed to catch a lightning strike on camera. The Met Office issued a warning earlier today about a “surge of frequent lightning activity”.  Here are some of the best photographs we’ve seen so far:


IN PICTURES: Celebrating Up Helly Aa over the years

January 29, 2019

As Lerwick prepares to welcome visitors from across the globe ahead of Up Helly Aa, we take a look back at the best pictures captured at the event. Showcasing traditional features of the festival – from costumed warriors to the burning of the galley – they’ll be sure to make you want to visit.  


PICTURES: Large attendance for Christmas Classic

December 2, 2017

This year’s 25th anniversary Christmas Classic attracted a large attendance throughout Monday afternoon and evening and all day Tuesday this week to view the best of north-east beef cattle and sheep at the annual event which is organised by Aberdeen and Northern Marts with NorthLink Ferries as main sponsor.


From beginning to end: Royal National Mod 2017 in pictures

October 24, 2017

Another Royal National Mod has come to a close. The world-famous event bade farewell to this year’s home of Lochaber on Saturday after a week of gruelling competitions and performances. Our photographer Sandy McCook was there all week covering the festivities and competitions. Here are his photographs: