17 Reasons to Visit Scotland in 2015

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Situated to the north of the UK and almost completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Scotland is a magically scenic destination. Once used for beach pictures in an advert for Thailand, there's no doubting Scotland's claim to being one of the most beautiful places in the world, you just need to be prepared to handle the 'temperamental' weather!

Aberdeen Helicopter Crew Lowers Landing Gear Manually Whilst Aircraft Hovers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A daring pilot had to lower a helicopter and hold it steady while a ground crew pulled out the landing gear by hand. Sixteen passengers were on bo...

Heroic Cow Leaps Into Aberdeen Harbour, Does Laps Then Is Shot Dead When Rescue Fails (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK

A rogue cow which plunged into the waters of Aberdeen Harbour has been destroyed after efforts to rescue it failed. The heifer broke free as it wa...

Child, 7, Set On Fire In Aberdeen Street Dead

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

A seven-year-old boy who was badly burned in a city street has died in hospital, police said. Preston Flores was found "on fire" by horrified neigh...

Child, 7, Set On Fire In Aberdeen Street In 'Critical Condition'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

The young boy who was badly burned in a city street in an apparent "prank gone wrong" is fighting for his life, police said Saturday. Seven-year-ol...

Elderly Man Dies After Plunging Off Pier In Mobility Scooter

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

An elderly man who fell off a pier into the sea as he rode his mobility scooter has died, police said. Stuart Farquhar, 87, was pulled from the wat...

Boy In Hospital After Reports He Was 'On Fire' In City Street

PA | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

A young boy is being treated for serious burns after reports that he was "on fire" in a city street. The seven-year-old was hurt in the incident in...

Lockerbie Victim's Father Has Message For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

After Donald Trump compared the development of wind farms in Scotland to the Lockerbie disaster, the father of one victim has spoken out. Dr Jim Sw...

Donald Trump Equates Wind Farms To Lockerbie Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

Donald Trump has compared the development of wind farms in Scotland to the Lockerbie disaster. In yet another bizarre attack on green energy scheme...

Scottish Campaigners Hail Defeat Of 'Flimsy, Misguided' Donald Trump

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

Green campaigners in Scotland have urged the Scottish government not to "waste another second" on Donald Trump and his controversial golf resort devel...

Cities 'Could Lose £220m' Over HS2 Rail Project

Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Cities across the UK could lose up to £220 million each as a result of HS2, according to previously unseen research. The more than 50 areas which ...

'Every Attempt Is Being Made To Stop Us From Speaking'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said there is "something unpleasant going on" in Scotland after a chaotic day's campaigning, with a senior party figure c...

North of the border: Gothenburg '83

Kevin Blundell | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Sport
Kevin Blundell

"It just doesn't happen. Unless you're Aberdeen." Willie Miller, the youngest captain in Aberdeen's history, talks about the moment provincial Scotti...

Students Given Special Puppy Room To Help Them Relax During Revision

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Stressed out students at Aberdeen University in Scotland are going to be given a special room on campus to calm down with puppies during the exam peri...

'Sharing Christ's Table With Satan'

SWNS | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

A priest who has allowed Muslims to pray in his church has told how he has been hit by a barrage of abuse by internet 'trolls'. St John's Episcopal...

Which Will Be The Next UK City Of Culture?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Eleven contenders have put their names forward to become the next UK City of Culture in 2017. Culture minister Ed Vaizey announced the bids which i...

Northern Lights Cloak Scottish Skies (PICTURES)

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

The northern lights cloaked the night skies of Scotland, creating this dazzling display of ethereal light on Monday. Captured by snapper Jim Hende...

Bin There Done That: Man Gets Head Stuck In Rubbish Bin

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

A man who got his head stuck in a bin in Aberdeen has had his public indignity go viral after a picture of the poor unfortunate was uploaded on to Fac...

Crombie: Coats Maketh the Man

Jason Holmes | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Style
Jason Holmes

Crombie's autumn/winter 2012 collection possesses what you would expect from a company that has dressed the likes of the Duke of Windsor, Winston Churchill, Cary Grant, The Beatles, JFK and Barack Obama: and that is ineffable classic style, but with a modern twist. Jason Holmes met Crombie's head of wholesale Gordon Ritchie to try on the king of coats

Prince Philip Leaves Hospital After Five Nights

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh has been released from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after spending five nights in hospital being treated for a recurrence of a bladd...

Terminally Ill Girl Returns To UK After NatWest Glitch Resolved

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

A terminally ill seven-year-old girl is back in Scotland after undergoing specialist treatment in Mexico. Olivia Downie and her family, from Fraser...

WATCH: On This Day, Fergie's Aberdeen Shock Madrid In '83

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Sport

"Do you know what I was doing 29 years ago today? I took a wee team Aberdeen to beat Real Madrid in a European final with 11 players home bred and the...

Helicopter Carrying 14 People Ditches In North Sea

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK

A helicopter carrying 16 people has ditched in the North Sea, 25 miles off Aberdeen, police said. The helicopter, a Bond EC225 Super Puma, is belie...

Pupil Who Married Teacher In National Scandal Ends Relationship

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A teacher who quit his job to marry a pupil he taught has been "left by her" after having two children together. John Forrester, who was head of mu...

Dummy Candidate: Arrest Made After Shop Mannequin Entered In Election

PA | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Politics

A woman has been arrested after a mannequin was entered as a candidate for the upcoming council elections. The dummy, named Helena Torry, was enter...