A prisoner of war locked up for five years during the Second World War despite two daring escape bids is now searching for any other surviving soldiers from Nazi camps.
August’s wet weather will continue for some parts of the country before clearing ahead of a largely bright and warm bank holiday weekend, according to the Met Office.
Painstaking work to restore a 300-year-old royal coat of arms on the Queen’s local church in Edinburgh has been completed.
Conservationists have carried out a survey of seabirds on the outlying islands of a remote archipelago for the first time in 20 years.
The Duke of York hosted Jeffrey Epstein and his entourage on the Balmoral estate, it has been reported.
Rainfall across the UK is already above the national average for August, with more on its way ahead of a heatwave this weekend.
A baby born mid-flight on a search and rescue helicopter has celebrated his first birthday with the crew who brought him into the world.
A 12-year-old boy is in a critical condition in hospital after he received a severe electric shock on a railway track.
The Queen has attended a church service near her summer residence in Aberdeenshire.
A biography of a war correspondent killed in Syria has won a literary prize in the centenary year of the awards.
A man who had not been seen since leaving his home for work more than three weeks ago has been found “safe and well”.
Workers are planning to strike at sites owned by the UK’s largest producer of whisky amid a dispute over pay.
Pupils will now only be authorised to miss school to go on climate strikes once a year after a decision by Edinburgh City Council.
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The Scottish Greens are calling for councillors to “see sense” ahead of discussing proposals to restrict the number of climate change protests school pupils take part in.
A sportswoman and conservationist is taking to the air for a trip of more than 6,000 miles to track the migration route of ospreys from the UK to Africa.
Nicola Sturgeon has said that she will not rule out any options in a bid to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
Prospective buyers for administration-hit Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff must submit indicative bids by midday on Friday, trade unions have said.
Labour grandee Lord Roy Hattersley has said he believes the party has got rid of the “ghastly” problem of anti-Semitism.
The Liberal Democrats have been urged to reconsider their outright dismissal of Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to prevent a no-deal Brexit by becoming caretaker prime minister.