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Nature photographer puts his focus on Highland hare

It's one of the most hardy Highland creatures and a rising star of our animal kingdom.

The Scottish mountain hare may not have the same profile as the golden eagle or the red squirrel but it is increasingly becoming the subject of wildlife pictures.

It’s also the focus of The

today 08:17
Honda: Is Japan losing faith in the UK?
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today 08:08
Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure
Honda has confirmed it will close its Swindon car plant in 2021, with the loss of about 3,500 jobs.
today 08:08
Trump right for once: Europe should take back foreign fighters

Six years ago, I walked into a dark room in one of the poor areas in Cairo. Two Syrian friends of mine had asked me to drop by to meet a special friend of theirs.

Through the twilight, I saw a rather corpulent, but friendly looking man in his 50s. My friends introduced me to Qassem, a

today 08:02
Sister of tragic suicide woman uses her diaries to unpick truth behind long battle with depression

By the time she was 15, Catherine Simpson’s little sister was considering suicide .

Tricia’s schoolgirl diaries make it clear that her thoughts were very dark indeed. But it was the 80s and no one talked about depression back then.

Catherine, now 55, recalled: “We referred to

today 07:14
Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek to ROCK stage at Oscars 2019 with REAL LIFE Queen?
QUEEN will rule the stage at the 2019 Oscars with Adam Lambert delivering the vocals of the late great Freddie Mercury and Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek hotly tipped to join them.
today 06:05
EU should clarify rules for plant burgers and lab meat

Laura Wellesley likes a burger "as much as the next person".

But as a researcher specialised in the link between climate change and eating habits, Wellesley is very appreciative of the carbon footprint of eating meat.

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today 05:56
NASA’s EXTRAORDINARY pictures of FIRST rover to land on far side of the moon
NASA has released pictures of the Chinese Chang’e 4 lander and the Yutu 2 rover.
today 03:59
Labour warned more MPs 'thinking hard' about futures
More Labour MPs could quit the party unless it listens to their concerns, Jeremy Corbyn has been warned.
today 01:50
Theresa May IGNORES Trump’s threat over British jihadists - ‘We will RELEASE THEM’
THERESA May has shrugged off Donald Trump’s threat of releasing the British ISIS supporters captured by US troops in Iraq and Syria unless they are repatriated by London.
today 23:47
Luciana Berger Brexit vote: Who is Luciana Berger? Did she vote for Brexit?
THE LABOUR party and Jeremy Corbyn have been dealt a blow today with a number of MPs leaving the party to form their own ‘Independent Group’. Among them is Luciana Berger - but who is Luciana Berger and did she vote for Brexit?
today 23:47
From Bombshell Emails To An '80s Throwback: How Labour's Dramatic Split Unfolded
Westminster shaken up as seven MPs quit party because 'politics is broken'.
today 23:14
Inside Gemma Collins' flash Essex mansion which she's covered with pictures of herself

Gemma Collins has given fans a glimpse inside her flash Essex mansion which she's covered with pictures of herself.

The GC's lavish pad boasts matching silver furniture, a wardrobe stuffed with designer clobber and self-portraits on nearly every wall.

Dancing On Ice Diva Gemma, 38,

today 22:50
Inside Gemma Collins' flash Essex mansion which she's covered with pictures of herself

Gemma Collins has given fans a glimpse inside her flash Essex mansion which she's covered with pictures of herself.

The GC's lavish pad boasts matching silver furniture, a wardrobe stuffed with designer clobber and self-portraits on nearly every wall.

Dancing On Ice Diva Gemma, 38,

today 22:50
Evil World’s End murderer Angus Sinclair 'close to death' in prison

Notorious World’s End murderer Angus Sinclair is close to death, according to a prison source.

The killer who was sentenced to 37 years in jail in 2014 was said to be “unresponsive in his bed” at Glenochil Prison today.

The source told the Daily Record: "He was lying

today 22:50
Princess Eugenie Instagram: Princess praised 'INSPIRATIONAL' post - ‘REAL PRINCESS!'
PRINCESS EUGENIE regularly posts on Instagram, adding pictures of her family, wedding day and friends. But one post has seen fans heap praise on Eugenie, dubbing her a “real princess”.
today 22:44
BREXIT BOTTLE JOB: May infuriates Brexiteers as EU gets its way - ‘JUST FLOWERY WORDS!’
THERESA May faces a fresh battle with Brexiteers after it emerged a compromise plan on how to take Britain out of the EU has been sidelined.
today 22:44
Supermoon 2019: Why is February's Full Moon known as Super Snow Moon?
TOMORROW evening a full moon will grace the skies, known as the February Snow Moon. Why is February's Full Moon known as Super Snow Moon?
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Shamima Begum: How old is Shamima Begum? Will she end up in a UK prison?
SHAMIMA Begum is the British schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State, but how old is the teenager and could she be jailed if she returns to the UK?
yesterday 20:38
Rail worker won £2.5m on lottery 14 years ago – this is how his life changed
A RAILWAY guard who won a £2.5m lottery jackpot said the greatest joy it had given him was the chance to see his children grow up.
yesterday 19:06
Asteroid the size of BIG BEN is hurtling towards Earth, NASA warns

An asteroid the size of Big Ben is currently hurtling towards our planet , NASA has warned.

The space rock, dubbed 2013 MD8 will make a ‘close approach’ to our planet tomorrow afternoon, at which point it will be travel at a staggering speed of 30,422 miles/hour.

Thankfully,

yesterday 18:38
Asteroid the size of BIG BEN is hurtling towards Earth, NASA warns

An asteroid the size of Big Ben is currently hurtling towards our planet , NASA has warned.

The space rock, dubbed 2013 MD8 will make a ‘close approach’ to our planet tomorrow afternoon, at which point it will be travel at a staggering speed of 30,422 miles/hour.

Thankfully,

yesterday 18:38
Double rapist who slashed Peter Tobin convicted of knifepoint sex attack on Paisley teen

A monster convicted of sexually attacking a 15-year-old girl at knifepoint is already serving a life sentence for two rapes, a jury heard today.

Sean Moynihan, who was branded “dangerous – especially to females” by a judge, tried to rape the schoolgirl in Paisley in 2008, the

yesterday 18:38
BBC News gaffe as voice heard saying ‘we’re f***ed’ in Labour MPs' split press conference
BBC News cameras experienced an embarrassing technical glitch at a press conference announcing some Labour MPs' split from the party.
yesterday 18:03
ISIS bride eyeing UK return sparks fury by saying Manchester Arena bombing ‘JUSTIFIED’
ISIS bride Shamima Begum has described the Manchester Arena bombing as "justified" as she continues to beg for the UK to take her back.
yesterday 18:03
Labour Resignations: The Magnificent Seven Of Centrism Or Seven Dwarfs Of Sellout-ism?
Analysis: HuffPost UK's political editor on why cold logic rather than hot emotion is what drives today's divorce.
yesterday 17:59
Queen Elizabeth II BOMBSHELL: 'Great mistake' of Her Majesty's reign REVEALED
QUEEN Elizabeth II made one of the “great mistake of her reign” when she did not “connect with the world of women” as she came to power and left Prince Charles struggling to cope in a generation “from which he was estranged”, according to a royal historian.
yesterday 17:29
What next for Labour's breakaway MPs?
Who are the 'South Bank seven'? And what might they do next?
yesterday 17:26
Italian populists could be second biggest force in EU parliament

Italy's anti-migrant and eurosceptic League party, led by interior minister Matteo Salvini, is projected to be the second biggest party in the European Parliament (EP) after this May's election, while the centre-right is to remain the biggest political family, according to polls released by the

yesterday 17:20
Is Geoffrey Cox the man who can SAVE Brexit? UK attorney-general heads to Brussels
PRIME Minister Theresa May is hoping Geoffrey Cox can help save her EU Withdrawal Agreement as the UK attorney-general takes centre stage in the Brexit process this week.
yesterday 16:26
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Celtic news and transfers LIVE: Kilmarnock aftermath as Hoops prepare for Valencia

Celtic took a huge step towards an eighth successive Premiership title with a dramatic victory over Kilmarnock on Sunday.

The Hoops are now eight points clear of Rangers and have been in imperious domestic form since the turn of the year.

But the club face a bill after fans trashed

today 08:17
John Mahon scouted by Celtic and Rangers as defender 'prefers' Parkhead move

Celtic have stepped up their interest in Sligo Rovers defender John Mahon - according to a report.

The Republic of Ireland U-21 international is attracting attention from Scotland and England, with Rangers also believed to have scouted the 19-year-old.

According to the Express,

today 08:17
East Kilbride rail commuters facing morning of disruption

Rail commuters in East Kilbride are facing disruption this morning because of incidents on their line.

Passengers travelling to Glasgow Central are being warned of potential delays and shortening of carriages because of a train fault.

Services that would have run with six coaches,

today 08:17
Missing Scots footballer Richard Finnis' car found by cops

Police have found a car belonging to missing footballer Richard Finnis.

The blue Citreon C3 was discovered last night as the search for him intensified.

The discovery comes two days after the 30-year-old was last seen in the Kinmylies area of Inverness around 1.20pm on Saturday.

today 08:17
Glasgow cabbie joins war on haters after terrifying night-time ordeal at hands of racist thugs

A taxi driver terrorised by racist passengers has spoken out in a bid to reduce hate crime.

Muhammad Saqib was working in Glasgow when a group of men got in the back of his cab after a night out.

They began making racist comments – but the cabbie did not report the incident as he

today 08:17
Man left with 'scribbles' all over in his arm in disastrous tattoo cover up job

A man who was tricked into letting a charlatan tattoo artist ink him said it looks like “a nine-year-old has scribbled all over his arm”.

Christopher Finch, 23, said the tat is so dire it will cost thousands to repair and that no legitimate artist will touch his “car crash of a

today 08:17
Man left with 'scribbles' all over in his arm in disastrous tattoo cover up job

A man who was tricked into letting a charlatan tattoo artist ink him said it looks like “a nine-year-old has scribbled all over his arm”.

Christopher Finch, 23, said the tat is so dire it will cost thousands to repair and that no legitimate artist will touch his “car crash of a

today 08:17
Scots schoolkid crushed in wall collapse wins legal battle against council

A young boy whose leg was crushed when a wall fell him on him at school has won a legal action against the council.

Max MacPhee’s leg was shattered when he was hit by the falling debris at Ben Wyvis Primary School, near Dingwall – the second such incident in less than a year.

The

today 08:17
Pensioner kicked out of court for waving his genitals at staff

A pensioner nicknamed ‘Mad Mick’ was barred from his own trial after dropping his trousers and showing his genitals to court staff.

Michael Folan, 67, was faced magistrates for throwing chairs and tables at cars and passers by outside a Wetherspoon in Huddersfield Town Centre.

He

today 08:11
Honda confirms Swindon plant closure with loss of 3,500 jobs

Car giant Honda has confirmed plans to shut its factory in Swindon in 2021 with the loss of 3,500 jobs.

The Japanese firm told workers it proposed to close the vehicle manufacturing plant at the end of the current model’s production lifecycle.

The plant currently produces 150,000

today 08:11
New clothes could be hit by new tax to end ‘fast fashion’

Clothing brands and retailers should be charged a penny on every garment they sell to fund a £35 million annual recycling scheme.

MPs are wanting to end the era of ‘throwaway fashion’, which is a major contributor to greenhouse gases, pollution and over-use of water.

The

today 08:11
Sky price rise shock - Why your TV and broadband bill could soon be increasing
SKY looks set to increase prices in the coming months and here's who could be affected by the increase.
today 08:11
Meghan Markle and Harry are 'NOT ALLOWED' to find out gender of their baby reveals expert
MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry cannot seek the sex of their unborn baby, a Royal expert has revealed.
today 08:11
Pound to euro exchange rate: Pound ‘fluctuating’ against euro yet change forecast today
THE POUND to euro exchange rate could see a significant change after “fluctuating” rates to start the week. Trading opened pretty quietly on Monday, yet this could switch with the release of new employment figures, according to experts.
today 08:11
Labour crisis: Angela Rayner REFUSES to admit problems despite recent exodus
A SHADOW Cabinet member has remained steadfast in her opinion that the Labour Party is against anti-Semitism despite seven MPs resigning over the matter yesterday.
today 08:11
Supermoon 2019: Stunning pictures as full moon lights up sky today
A BREATHTAKING so-called supermoon lit up the morning sky today treating stargazers to a rare celestial event.
today 08:11
Gruffalo 50p: Royal Mint reveal new coin - where can you get one? Stock WILL be limited
THE GRUFFALO 50p coin is set to be a sure hit with coin collectors. The new coins have now been unveiled after causing quite the buzz online. What does it look like? Where can you get one?
today 08:11
Lewis Hamilton: Nicole Scherzinger 'worried’ about more pictures and videos after 'leak'
LEWIS HAMILTON’S ex-girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger is reported to be “distressed and worried” that more intimate pictures and videos of her and the Formula one star will be leaked after a video of the pair was reportedly shared online.
today 08:11
Latest news from Great Britain
today 08:17 Celtic news and transfers LIVE: Kilmarnock aftermath as Hoops prepare for Valencia
today 08:17 John Mahon scouted by Celtic and Rangers as defender 'prefers' Parkhead move
today 08:17 East Kilbride rail commuters facing morning of disruption
today 08:17 Missing Scots footballer Richard Finnis' car found by cops
today 08:17 Glasgow cabbie joins war on haters after terrifying night-time ordeal at hands of racist thugs
today 08:17 Man left with 'scribbles' all over in his arm in disastrous tattoo cover up job
today 08:17 Man left with 'scribbles' all over in his arm in disastrous tattoo cover up job
today 08:17 Scots schoolkid crushed in wall collapse wins legal battle against council
today 08:17 Nature photographer puts his focus on Highland hare
today 08:11 Pensioner kicked out of court for waving his genitals at staff
today 08:11 Honda confirms Swindon plant closure with loss of 3,500 jobs
today 08:11 New clothes could be hit by new tax to end ‘fast fashion’
today 08:11 Sky price rise shock - Why your TV and broadband bill could soon be increasing
today 08:11 Meghan Markle and Harry are 'NOT ALLOWED' to find out gender of their baby reveals expert
today 08:11 Pound to euro exchange rate: Pound ‘fluctuating’ against euro yet change forecast today
today 08:11 Labour crisis: Angela Rayner REFUSES to admit problems despite recent exodus
today 08:11 Supermoon 2019: Stunning pictures as full moon lights up sky today
today 08:11 Gruffalo 50p: Royal Mint reveal new coin - where can you get one? Stock WILL be limited
today 08:11 Lewis Hamilton: Nicole Scherzinger 'worried’ about more pictures and videos after 'leak'
today 08:11 BBC weather: Mini-HEATWAVE for Britain as temperatures to 'shoot up' THIS week
today 08:11 Type 2 diabetes: Quick and easy lunch swaps to eat on-the-go and avoid high blood sugar
today 08:08 Pop music's growing gender gap revealed in the collaboration age
today 08:08 Premature baby born in Vietnam arrives home in Wales
today 08:08 Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'
today 08:08 Euston stabbing: Eleven held after man dies in hotel reception
today 08:08 Honda: Is Japan losing faith in the UK?
today 08:08 Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure
today 08:02 Trump right for once: Europe should take back foreign fighters
today 08:02 Alastair Campbell suggests John Humphrys' on-air manner led to drop in Today ratings and encouraged Brexit
today 08:02 Alastair Campbell suggests John Humphrys' on-air manner led to drop in Today ratings and encouraged Brexit
today 08:02 Man says drivers are using this roundabout the wrong way and it's and 'accident waiting to happen'
today 08:02 Hull man fined £100 in Post Office car parking 'trap' reveals how he avoided paying
today 08:02 Hull man fined £100 in Post Office car parking 'trap' reveals how he avoided paying
today 07:42 Kidnapped woman found beheaded with note claiming husband wouldn't pay ransom
today 07:42 Devout Christian teacher, 23, ‘romped with underage pupil’
today 07:42 Three teens and boy, 12, 'gang-raped woman at gunpoint after following her off bus'
today 07:38 British Tourist Hugo Palmer Goes Missing From Australian Beach
today 07:14 Gordon Strachan claims Celtic fans caused Scott Brown to get Kilmarnock red card
today 07:14 John Hartson insists Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will stay put this summer and lead Hoops to 10
today 07:14 Rangers boss Steven Gerrard reveals Jamie Carragher traits he sees in Connor Goldson
today 07:14 Labour split gang's Independent Group could attract the disaffected
today 07:14 Family of missing Scots footballer plead with him to come home
today 07:14 Line of Duty star Martin Compston lands dream gig with Still Game cameo in final series
today 07:14 Taggart star's daughter had 'very good chance' of surviving if she was given early medical care
today 07:14 Scottish Labour in crisis as senior figures openly fight after seven MPs quit party
today 07:14 Sister of tragic suicide woman uses her diaries to unpick truth behind long battle with depression
today 07:08 Man stumbles into hotel, collapses and dies after being stabbed as 11 are arrested for murder
today 07:08 Man who murdered child killer by stabbing him 176 times with screwdriver is found guilty
today 07:08 Man who offered £10 to shove kebab and chips in man’s face is told to give £50
today 07:08 Black Ops 4 update time: Grand Heist DLC release news and Call of Duty latest
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