DOWN MEMORY LANE

The runner was ragged, and appeared to be headed for Stranorlar. As he navigated the rough terrain north of Binbane hill, he ignored the urgent questions asked of him by the turf cutters and sheep herders whose paths he crossed. They thought, perhaps, he was chasing a wild dog. Some simply assumed he was “a maniac”. … More DOWN MEMORY LANE

FARMING IS NO LONGER A ‘MEN ONLY’ BUSINESS

“It is neither acceptable nor business-savvy for agencies, organisations and businesses that operate in Scottish agriculture today to be effectively male only. If we can help them to be better and more equitable, we should do so. Those agencies, organisations and businesses also need to hear clearly that men-only boards and governance structures must be consigned to the past. Scottish agriculture simply cannot afford to leave women behind, but changing a centuries-old culture will involve significant work. Crucially, it will require that everyone who has a stake and an interest in the future of agriculture in Scotland work together. … More FARMING IS NO LONGER A ‘MEN ONLY’ BUSINESS

WHO KILLED UNION BOSS JIMMY HOFFA?

The movie tells the story of organized crime in post-war America through the reflective eyes of World War II veteran Frank “the Irishman” Sheeran, a hustler, and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.Spanning anning decades, the film chronicles one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history – the disappearance of legendary union boss Jimmy Hoffa. … More WHO KILLED UNION BOSS JIMMY HOFFA?

LOOKING AFTER THE ELDERLY

The service, Watch over my parents (Veiller sur mes parents), was launched last year. Customers – often in their 50s and living in major cities – pay from €20 (£18) a month for postal workers to visit their parents living alone far away. Visits can be weekly or more regular, with a report delivered to the family and an option of a 24-hour helpline and alert system. … More LOOKING AFTER THE ELDERLY