Sharks might not strike you as cute and cuddly. Indeed, their reputation is quite the opposite.
Princess Eugenie has hailed as a “hero” a Canadian filmmaker who died in a scuba diving accident while making a documentary about illegal fishing and shark finning.
A Scottish schoolboy sacked by a conservation body after a row over Bear Grylls has been appointed as an ambassador by another top marine charity.
The uncommonly still waters of the Moray Firth have been shark-filled in recent weeks - and visitors couldn’t be happier.
VIDEO: A shark eye’s view of their environment as scientists try to discover why basking sharks come to Scotland
Scientists trying to discover whether Scotland's seas are a mating ground for basking sharks have gathered new footage showing Britain's biggest fish being sociable.
A celebration of one of the ocean's most ferocious predators is going swimmingly at a north-east aquarium.
The simple image of a shark is enough to put a shiver down the spine of many people, but for those who can see past the shark’s bad-boy reputation and giant jaws, these creatures are so much more than meets the beady eye.
When people think of sharks, the chances are John Williams' famous film score from Jaws will quickly spring to mind.
A shark at a north-east aquarium has been saved by two caring vets after he bit off more than he could chew.
They are the wolves of the ocean that usually scare people away.
Sharks have a fearsome reputation as man-eaters and villains.
A group of up to 50 sharks have been spotted swimming off the UK coast.
In the animal kingdom, sharks have a reputation as the most ruthless of predators.
A marine biologist switched the north-east for the shark-infested waters of the Caribbean.
They are feared as one of the most ruthless predators in the animal kingdom - and now the killing power of sharks is boosting the battle against cancer.
From swimming with whale sharks, to kayaking along secluded coastline, Western Australia’s Ningaloo Reef offers a wealth of opportunities for the outdoor adventurer Holding my breath, I can hardly believe what I’m seeing: the gaping mouth of a giant shark is heading towards me, with only a few metres of ocean between us.
Sharks have a fearsome reputation as man eaters and villains.
Prepared to be transported to the tension-filled streets of New York, writes Susan Welsh
Sharks – their very name can send shivers scudding down the spine, yet there’s something fascinating about these beautiful creatures.