Loch Ness

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 Passengers in the departure halls that are still open at Schiphol, the Netherlands. Photograph: Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/EPA

The next test of strained relations between the Dutch and their EU neighbours, after the fortnight-long car crash of a negotiation that resulted in Th(...)

A pregnant Dinocephalosaurus catching a fish. Photograph: Dinghua Yang and Jun Liu/AFP/Nature Publishing Group

An extraordinary fossil unearthed in southwestern China shows a pregnant long-necked marine reptile that lived millions of years before the dinosaurs (...)

Books by Elena Ferrante in an English translation at the Edizioni E/O publishing office in Rome. Photograph: Chris Warde-Jones/The New York Times

Fans of Elena Ferrante, the best-selling Italian novelist, can breathe a sigh of relief, or can they?    In recent years, Ferrante has beco(...)

George Osborne (centre) with Ed Balls (right) and  Vince Cable (left) in the Ryanair hangar at Stansted Airport: “The next think you know the Leave camp will be accusing us of faking the moon landings, kidnapping Shergar and covering up the existence of the Loch Ness monster.”  Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The economic impact of leaving the European Union has returned to the centre of Britain’s referendum debate, with both sides trading accusations of ec(...)

Image from a new underwater investigation at Loch Ness, showing a monster-shaped object that turned out to be a 1970s film prop. Photograph: Kongsberg Maritime/VisitScotland/PA Wire

Nessie hunters were left disappointed when monster remains uncovered at the bottom of Loch Ness turned out to be a film prop from the 1970s. The 9m m(...)

‘A large and frightening sea monster seen by several people off the coast of Kilkee, Ireland’. Image from The Days’ Doings, 1871. Photograph: Mary Evans Picture Library in London

An image of Co Clare’s sea-serpent - Victorian Ireland’s equivalent of the Loch Ness monster - has resurfaced after 144 years. The artist’s impress(...)

Looking across a bridge towards the rocky ridge of the Cuillin mountains from Sligachan, the Isle of Skye. Photograph: Paul Tomkins/Visit Scotland
On a high in the Isle of Skye

Island envy is a likely side effect of visiting the Isle of Skye, the largest and most northerly of the Inner Hebrides. Our own islands of Aran, To(...)

“Scotland’s 100-year-old family newspaper” is on sale in Dublin newsagents for two weeks at promotional price of €1.

Newsagent browsers in Dublin may have been surprised to see a new addition to the newspaper shelf last weekend: the Sunday Post. No, the Sunday Busine(...)