media captionThe Catalina flying boat had been attempting to take off when it developed engine problems.
A flying boat has been towed to safety by a lifeboat after developing engine problems.
The Catalina had been attempting to take off from Loch Ness when it experienced technical issues.
An RNLI lifeboat was called out at about 17:50 on Saturday and took the aircraft to moor in Urquhart Bay.
The four people on board the flying boat were able to get into the lifeboat and were taken ashore.
Legal & General signs construction deal with nine contractors – Construction Enquirer
Southern construction partners chosen by Inspired Villages – more regions now up for grabs
And contractors are now being invited to bid for places on frameworks across the country.
Inspired Villages currently has six villages in operation, three of which have construction of further residential phases ongoing.
The companys seventh and eighth villages are also under construction, with works expected to commence on four further villages this year.
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Extinction Rebellion activists block entrances to Ineos refinery – BBC News
The Extinction Rebellion protesters accuse the petrochemical manufacturer of being Scotland’s biggest climate change polluter.
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Climate change activists are staging a protest outside the Grangemouth oil refinery.
Demonstrators from Extinction Rebellion are attempting to prevent access to the Ineos plant and have blocked two roads with boats. The group said protesters had also locked themselves together.
The group has accused the petrochemical manufacturer of being Scotland’s biggest climate change polluter.
Ineos has been approached by BBC Scotland for comment.
Protesters are also demonstrating…
Barclays recovers as bad debt charges fall – Financial Times
Surging trading revenues offset economic shock from coronavirus
Barclays reported a big drop in its provisions for bad loans in the third quarter as the initial economic shock from coronavirus subsided, while revenue at its trading arm continued to surge in turbulent markets.
The bank took £608m of credit impairment charges in the quarter. Although that was higher than the same period last year, it was well below the £3.7bn set aside in the first half of 2020 and less than the £1bn that analysts had forecast.
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