Scottish Highlands

Arctic Blasts Could See Snowfall In Britain This Week, Met Office Warns

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Snowfall could hit many parts of Britain later this week, as cold air blasts in from the arctic regions of Canada, according to weather alerts. Snow s...

Ditch The Passport! 10 Beautiful Holiday Destinations On Your Doorstep

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you’re looking for a spontaneous city break or some respite from the stresses of the daily grind, there’s a lot to be said for the humble ...

Scotland Needs a Radical New Approach to Drugs

Sean Morton | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK Politics
Sean Morton

It's time Scottish Labour carved out a new position on justice - more liberal, more welfarist, more distinct. Only when we stand square on the big issues like justice, on the plight of drug abuse on our communities, will people see what Labour is for in 2016. It's time to put heart and head together and change Scotland for the better.

72 Hours of Skye

Lizzie Mulherin | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Mulherin

Steeped in history as rich as the green of the landscape itself, the patriotic setting is enough to stir wanderlust in even the most travel-averse. If you're looking to escape the city and get some fresh air with a punch of perspective but only have a long weekend to do it - the land of Braveheart is calling.

What's So Special About A Single Malt Whisky?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK

When 'Mad Men's Don Draper reaches for the bottle in his desk drawer, you know the chasm between his public persona and private self has come perilous...

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!

Loch Ness Monster Mystery 'Solved'.. Or Is It?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK

The mystery of the Loch Ness monster may have been solved by a geologist. The serpentine Scottish beast which supposedly haunts the murky waters of...

A Caribbean Dolphin Paradise With Regular Scottish Visitors

James Mahon | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Mahon

In Key West Florida one does not expect to be greeted with the question of are you Scottish? Ironically the touristic Caribbean island has had numerous visitors from the UK and Ireland in recent years. Local radio station Island 107.1 FM says they regularly receive request from Oban in the Scottish highlands.

Search For Missing Skier Underway After Avalanche

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

A search is under way for one person believed to have been caught up in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Northern Constabulary said emergenc...

Hill Walker Found Dead In Scottish Highlands

PA | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

The body of a hill walker has been found in the Scottish Highlands following a mountain rescue search, police have said. The 57-year-old man was fo...

Woman Dies After Car Races Into Crowd During Highland Rally

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

A 50-year-old woman has died after a car collided with spectators during a rally in the Scottish Highlands. Police named the woman on Saturday nigh...

Four Killed In Scottish Highlands Avalanche

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK

Four people have been killed and a woman has been seriously hurt after a group of six climbers were caught up in an avalanche in the Scottish Highland...

Bamboo'll Do Nicely!

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Edinburgh Zoo’s resident giant pandas were honoured on Tuesday night for their services to Scottish tourism. The black-and-white bears, called Ti...

Search Resumes For Father Missing In Loch Tragedy

PA | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK

A search has resumed for a man missing after a canoe capsized in a sea loch, claiming the lives of his two young sons and a five-year-old girl. Ewe...

Gracie Mackay, 5, Dies In Hospital After Canoe Tragedy

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

A five-year-old girl who was rescued from a sea loch after a canoe accident has died in hospital - the third child to die in the tragedy. Gracie Ma...

Brothers Who Died Canoeing Named As Jamie And Ewen Beaton

PA | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

Two young brothers who died in a canoe accident and their father who is still missing have been named by police. Ewen Beaton, five, and his two-yea...

Search For Missing Father After Canoe Accident Becomes 'Rescue Mission'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

The search for a man missing after a canoe accident in which his two young sons died is now a "recovery mission", the Coastguard said. Six people f...

Boys, Three And Five, Die In Highlands Canoe Tragedy

PA | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

Two young boys who were onboard a six-man canoe which capsized in a sea loch have died in hospital, police said. The three and five-year-olds were ...

Dull And Boring Too Different For Twins, Hope To Be Sisters Instead

PA | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

Residents of a small village called Dull are confident they will become a "sister community" with the US town of Boring this week. Dull, in Perthsh...

LOOK: Could This Be The Loch Ness Monster?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

43-year-old Fort Augustus resident and Loch Ness boat captain Marcus Atkinson has made a truly remarkable discovery: the Loch Ness monster. That is to...

PICTURES: Wildfires Blaze In UK As Heatwave Grows And Drought Spreads

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

Sun-worshippers sweltered on the hottest day of the year so far on Wednesday - but in some parts of the UK temperatures were too high for comfort, aft...

Winter Weather: Drivers Warned Of Deadly Ice On Roads

PA | Posted 04.02.2012 | UK

Drivers have been warned to take precautions against icy conditions on the roads as the first cold snap of the winter continues. The chilly weather...

Long Way From Summer Bay For Melissa George, In A Lonely Place To Die

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

Melissa George used to be one of the stalwarts of Home And Away, but she proved she's taken a further large step out of Aussie soapland with this Brit...