There is always an element of mystery wrapped around a first visit to a new spa. Until you actually get there and submit yourself into the hands of a therapist, there is no way of knowing how much you will enjoy the experience.
An IT technician at a £33,000 a year boarding school who downloaded child abuse images on to a school laptop was today spared jail.
Ambitions to transform Oban into a coastal university town – on a par with St Andrews – have been revealed.
Barack Obama has teed off his first visit to Scotland with a round of golf in St Andrews.
On Wednesday, November 30, Scots across the world will raise a glass to their patron saint, St Andrew. Closer to home, a number of organised events are also taking place in and around St Andrew’s Day.
Parents have been given their first glimpse at proposals to merge a north-east special needs school with a new academy.
An Aberdeenshire mum who launched a petition to protect a special needs school from closure will take her fight to the council next week after gathering thousands of signatures.
Aberdeenshire council have made a swift U-turn over plans to consider closing a special needs school less than a week after parents and carers received a letter putting the facility's future in jeopardy.
An Aberdeenshire mum has launched a petition following Aberdeenshire Council proposals to consider closing a special needs school.
A unique “dining in the dark” experience – whose guest list has seen royalty as well as stars from the worlds of stage, screen and sport enjoy their restaurants in London, Paris, New York, St Petersburg and Dubai – is coming to Scotland for the first time this Easter.
In a tranquil corner of Fife, a charming country house hotel is snapping up top awards. Sonja Cox finds out what keeps people coming back for the Rufflets experience I felt like I'd stepped back in time as head housekeeper Heather took us up to our room, showing us around and telling us about Rufus the teddy bear, who should be placed outside your door when you don't want to be disturbed. A nice touch, I thought.
A preacher who took to a street in St Andrews to shout what has been described as an "aggressive message" got his comeuppance as he was drowned out by a rendition of Scotland the Brave.
Emergency services have been called to a chemical leak at a leisure centre in St Andrews.
Luke Donald sympathised with armchair golf aficionados who missed a large chunk of yesterday's final day of the Open.
Graeme McDowell was not surprised to see the amateurs give the professionals a run for their money at St Andrews this week.
Paul Lawrie was disappointed his bid for a second Open championship fell short over the closing 36 holes at St Andrews.
Aberdeen's Richie Ramsay described his Open championship as a wasted opportunity after a final round of 74.
Phil Mickelson looked set to finish the Open with a flourish until a wild drive at the 17th hole landed on a balcony on the Old Course Hotel.
An emotional Zach Johnson said he felt humbled after claiming his second major by winning the Claret Jug at St Andrews last night.
It was the Open championship that did not want to end - and, for a while, it looked like it never would.
A duplex flat with some of the finest views of this year's Open Championship golf course has gone on the property market - at offers over £1million.
World number two Jordan Spieth may be chasing an unprecedented single-season grand slam, but he does not seem to be feeling the effects of the pressure at St Andrews just yet.
Stylish new townhouses in St Andrews aim to please those looking for the perfect holiday home In this part of Scotland, owning a second home is not that unusual. Home owners have always been happy to shake off the city dust from their shoes and head to the hills, countryside or coast at weekends and holidays.
The nation tuned in to see Jamie Scott, head chef at the Rocca Restaurant, St Andrews, take the prestigious title of MasterChef: The Professionals 2014.
Finalists in the DF Communications Business Golf League have raised £700 for the British Heart Foundation.
Because she was feeling a bit threadbare as she waited for her new owner to come and collect her.
For a few north-east business people, golf swings – rather than vote swings – will be to the fore on September 18 this year. While the Scottish independence referendum is taking place, they'll be electing to take part in the final of the DF Communications Golf League on the Castle Course at St Andrews.
Sporting legend Bernard Gallacher helped a leading North Sea oil producer raise more than £71,000 for charity.