Mystery of Inverness Marina UFO solved

Published: Fri 18 Apr 2014

The drone pictured in flight over the marina.

THERE was a lot of head scratching in the vicinity of Inverness Marina this morning with the sudden appearance of what appeared to be a UFO. Baffled members of the public watched in amazement as the machine, looking like some giant flying insect, hovered over the yachts at their moorings before soaring into the sky at high speed.

Bid to find cause of major blackout


Published: Thu 17 Apr 2014

Traffic lights at the Ness Bridge and throughout the city were knocked out.

POWER engineers were out this morning trying to find the cause of a major fault that blacked out more than 200,000 homes across the North of Scotland for several hours last night.

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Caley Jags and Dons draw a blank on Good Friday

Published: Fri 18 Apr 2014

Inverness CT boss John Hughes.

CALEY Thistle's chances of qualifying for Europe were dealt a blow as they were held to a goalless draw at home to Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership tonight (Friday).

Lossie duo have Polworth on red alert

Published: Thu 17 Apr 2014

Clach's Martin Laing in action against Fraserburgh.

IAIN Polworth is hoping that two former transfer targets don't return to haunt Clach in Saturday's Breedon Aggregates Cup Highland League Cup semi-final.

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April 2014


Watch the birdie!

TWO quirky wildlife shots are our pictures of the week from readers.

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Sunset over Eigg

AN atmospheric sunset over the island of Eigg is this week's top shot from readers.

Sunset over Eigg

Loch Ness from Dores

A view of Loch Ness from Dores is our readers' picture of the week.

Loch Ness from Dores

Frosty day on Munlochy Bay

This shot of a frosty day on a Black Isle bay is our picture of the week from readers.

Frosty day on Munlochy Bay

The Northern Lights

Our readers captured these shots of the spectacular aurora borealis display over the Highlands.

The Northern Lights

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