The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of the Second World War has died aged 95.
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Growth in life expectancy in Scotland has stalled and health inequalities have widened, according to new reports.
Rosamunde Pilcher, the best-selling author of the family saga The Shell Seekers, has died aged 94.
A volunteer dive team has been given permission to carry out an extensive survey of the wreck of a battleship sunk almost 80 years ago with the loss of more than 800 lives.
Bart van Es has won the Costa Book Of The Year Award for his “incredibly important” account of family bonds and Holocaust trauma, The Cut Out Girl.
Three buoys have been removed from a Belfast city centre square to make way for a new Blitz memorial.
It was a chance encounter in the dying days of the Second World War that led to the capture of one of the highest-ranking and most infamous members of the Nazi regime.
A Second World War veteran who lost his medals 70 years ago has had them replaced as a gift on his 100th birthday.
The director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence has urged Germany to return a Dutch masterpiece stolen by Nazi troops during the Second World War.
For many, there is no greater symbol of the power of the Christmas spirit than the First World War truce.
Selma Wynberg Engel, one of the few to survive an uprising against the Nazis, died last week at the age of 96.
A Dunkirk Little Ship which saved 600 lives has been given more than £400,000 to turn it into a floating museum.
Police have charged a motorist after knocking over a RAF war memorial in Aberdeenshire.
A stunning vision for multi-billion-pound bridges between Scotland and Northern Ireland has received the backing of some of the UK's top politicians.
A Second World War veteran marked a momentous occasion by blowing out the candles surrounded by loved ones.
A unique tapestry created by north-east women’s institute members in the 1940s has been discovered nearly a decade after it went missing.
A mother and daughter duo have created a hand-crafted tribute to men lost during the first and second world wars.
He was known as the Tartan Pimpernel and helped save the lives of more than 2,000 Allied troops during the Second World War.
How do we remember the Great War? The last Scottish veteran, Alfred Anderson of the 5th Battalion the Black Watch died in 2005. The “last fighting Tommy” Harry Patch died in 2009. Florence Green of the Women’s Royal Air Force died in 2012. We will soon sadly lose the last veterans of the Second World War.
Oscar-winner Helen Hunt has been cast in the BBC’s major Second World War drama World On Fire.
A couple who met in the north-east will have a celebration with a difference this weekend as they both mark their 100th birthdays.
The granddaughter of an Australian prisoner of war has issued a plea to find the Aberdeen family who showed him kindness after his ordeal.
A Highland veteran of the Second World War has been decorated with the highest honour France can bestow.
A World War II museum in the Highlands and a former bowling club in Aberdeen are among the beneficiaries of nearly £2 million of financial support from the Scottish Land Fund.
It’s one of the great unsolved mysteries of the Second World War: why did a German plane bomb its own submarine crew housed in a Georgian mansion in Banff in 1940?
A mum-of-nine who travelled the globe to untangle her family tree has opened an art exhibition detailing her adventures.
A film about saving a Belfast elephant during the Second World War is a tale of compassion and humanity, its leading actors said.
A historic north-east trophy has been returned to its owners almost 80 years after it vanished.
VE Day, which takes place this coming Tuesday, May 8, is a celebration for some, a bittersweet, painful memory for many, and a page from a school book for others, but at Aberdeenshire’s elegant Douneside House, Second World War history comes alive.
Bomber Command veterans from around the globe have gathered to officially open a centre to honour the crews which helped turn the tide of the Second World War.
A researcher at the Gordon Highlanders Museum is set to launch a new work, recounting incredible tales of north-east soldiers' experiences during the Second World War.
A Second World War hero who helped liberate the notorious Bergen-Belsen concentration camp has received the Legion D'honneur at a special ceremony.