In the stillness, it's hard to imagine the gunfire and shelling, the skies ablaze as homes burned to the ground.
US evangelist the Rev Billy Graham celebrated his 95th birthday at a huge party, with well-wishers serenading and praising him for his spiritual leadership.
SCOTTISH ministers have launched an international charm offensive to sell their vision of an independent Scotland to the world.
THE Republican Party was supposed to have learned its lesson.
THE company that runs the upmarket golf and leisure resort at Skibo Castle has seen its losses widen from £743,000 to £1.2 million.