Researchers in Scotland hope to unlock the secrets of a stunning Viking-age hoard after a receiving a £1m grant to examine the provenance of the 10th century haul that lay undisturbed for a thousand years before being unearthed by a metal detectorist.
Scotland's long major tournament exile is over after a penalty shootout win over Serbia in Belgrade secured its place at Euro 2020 on Thursday, while minnow North Macedonia will make its finals debut following a tense playoff win in Georgia.
Work which started back in 2017 at Cruden Bay, a small village in Scotland, by an archeology team has seen confirmation this week of at least 23 structures which could relate as far back as the Iron Age.
Britain said on Friday it was guaranteeing £3.7 billion ($4.72 billion) of additional funding this year to be split between Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to allow the devolved governments there to plan their coronavirus response.
A grandmother in Broxburn, Scotland took a trip to a skate park to celebrate her first time leaving the house after months in quarantine. But instead of skateboarding or rollerblading, she rode her mobility scooter.