An online tool created by a north-east university is helping the descendants of Scots to trace their ancestors.
Sir Billy Connolly will lead the New York City Tartan Day Parade this year, it has been announced.
A retiring policeman who said goodbye to his north-east beat knows he will be dining out for life on the story of how he almost arrested Billy Connolly for “drug dealing”.
Sir Billy Connolly has sent out a cheerful musical message assuring fans he is “not dead” following a programme documenting his battles with cancer and Parkinson’s.
Sir Billy Connolly admitted he is “near the end” and life is “slipping away” as he spoke about his life with Parkinson’s disease.
Sir Billy Connolly has said he hopes there will not be another world war with “fascism” on the rise around the world.
Sir Billy Connolly has said he would like to die in his native Scotland by the shores of Loch Lomond.
A seven-year-old has been rewarded for her charity fundraising efforts with a visit from her hero, Sir Billy Connolly.
Sir Billy Connolly has put himself forward to become a stem cell research “guinea pig” as part of efforts to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
To coincide with this weekend’s Lonach Gathering we’ve searched our archives for some of our favourite images of the event taken over the past few decades.
Sir Michael Parkinson has spoken of comedy star Sir Billy Connolly’s Parkinson’s disease diagnosis, saying his “wonderful brain is dulled”.
Sir Billy Connolly has described himself as the “least patriotic man in the world” and said he dislikes people who “write England off because they’re Scottish”.
Irreverent and bawdy, Billy Connolly has left audiences worldwide crying with laughter.
A man and a woman have appeared in court and denied stealing artwork worth hundreds of thousands of pounds from Billy Connolly's former neighbours.
The quality of His Majesty's Theatre has been illustrated during its 110 year history, with its power to attract top stars of the day.
A police officer has revealed his most comic bust - the time he pulled Billy Connolly over after what he thought was a drugs deal.
Two people have been arrested in connection with an historic art theft from former neighbours of comedian Billy Connolly.
Comedian and actor Billy Connolly has a message for fellow Parkinson’s disease sufferers: don’t try showering on a train.
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly spoke about his Parkinson’s disease after accepting an accolade from his friend Dustin Hoffman at the National Television Awards.
A HORSE has been attending band practice to get used to the skirl of pipes and drums before making his debut at a historic Highland games.