A soldier was killed after his rifle discharged as he rested his chin on the weapon during an Army ‘sniper’ training exercise at a Highland firing range.
A north-east woman who celebrated her 100th birthday yesterday has attributed her long life to a diet of traditional Scottish dishes such as mince and tatties.
The death of a young soldier at a Highland military range has been described as a "live firing accident" in an official report.
Tributes have been paid to the young soldier who died during a live firing exercise at a military facility in the Highlands.
Police were last night still trying to establish whether the death of a soldier shot during a live fire exercise was accidental.