On the eve of the Second World War, Britain was running out of crucial timber. Lumberjacks were heading to war, leaving the women to fill their boots.
40 years on from the Dechmont Incident, author looks back at baffling flying saucer sighting near Livingston
There are 11 theories about what happened in Dechmont Woods almost 40 years ago.
He was the tall droll, a legendary funnyman who Billy Connolly called his hero. She was the Small Doll, his beautiful, talented partner, on stage and off.
In pictures: 50 years on from its maiden flight, the iconic and supersonic Concorde still fascinates
It may now belong in the hangar and in the history books rather than our skies, but Concorde still fascinates 50 years on from its maiden flight.
They were beaten, groped, force-fed, sexually assaulted and in some cases, murdered in their quest for equality.
Last year she received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the age of 101 but who knows what Dame Vera Lynn will receive this year as she celebrates becoming 102.
HE was only with us for 22 years, but Buddy Holly’s musical legacy is right up there with the best of them.
THE legacy of Buddy Holly can be seen everywhere, but The Beatles were huge fans.
The story of Buddy Holly, part three: Just how huge would he have become had the music not died that day?
ON January 8 1958 Elvis Presley turned 23 and would within weeks be drafted into the US Army in Arkansas.
You may already be aware that during the First World War, the world’s biggest munitions plant was His Majesty’s Factory Gretna?
NEXT time you see the BBC’s Orla Guerin reporting from a war zone in her flak jacket, remember she’s not the first Dublin-born correspondent to risk life itself for her reports.