A top price of 11,000gn was paid at the Highland Cattle Society’s annual spring show and sale in Oban on Monday, where buyers were selective in their bidding and only prepared to fork out the cash for animals oozing quality.
A Dundee chef starring in a television cooking show has been subtitled because of his strong Scottish accent.
European hobbyists’ love affair with ornamental Highland cattle showed no sign of abating at Oban when at least three of the top-priced lots were bought for new homes across the Channel.
The future of Oban as the venue for sales of Highland cattle has been put in doubt after entries of cows and heifers at the traditional centre plummeted this year.
A 10,000gns prize-winning Highland bull from the south of England was on his way to a much tougher hill lifestyle at Dalmally last night.
Relying on the picture postcard image of Highland cattle to promote the breed will no longer be enough to secure its future, the new president of the Highland Cattle Society has admitted.
We woke up on Monday to our first frosted grass, frozen windscreen morning of autumn and by the time Inka and I went out for the early walk the clouds had rolled away and the sun was shining in a cornflower blue sky.
A man has told how he dived into a remote loch in a desperate bid to reach two young children trapped in a car which had plunged into the water.
A young brother and sister who died when the car they were travelling in plunged into a remote loch on the west coast have been named by police.
A Dundee man has been reported to the procurator fiscal after an alleged road rage incident in which a motorcyclist is claimed to have opened the door of a couple’s car – while it was travelling at 60 miles an hour and he was overtaking it.