100s of titles, one news app for just $10 a month.
Latest National news:
UAP may have more backing than polls suggest, with voters too embarrassed to voice support, analysis shows
Hour-long TV ads on commercial networks aired before media blackout as part of fringe party’s projected $70m election campaign spend
Read news from The Economist, FT, Bloomberg and more, with one subscription
Learn More
Neil McGuigan joins Hunter wine legends
He is the fourth member of his family to be earn legend status
Monique Ryan to lodge legal challenge after AEC anomaly prevents thousands of Covid-positive Australians voting
Teal independent says she will lodge federal court challenge as AEC admits people who tested positive early this week but…
A Genius With Too Much Thyme On Their Hands Sneakily Called Out The PM Via Woolies’ Spice Aisle
Ok, I like it, Picasso.
Too little too late: voters turn on Morrison in affluent seat of Higgins
The PM is on the nose in Melbourne’s inner east as voters cite inequality and pandemic failures – and a…
From analysis to good news, read the world’s best news in one place
Home builder Metricon denies rumours of collapse as industry faces major cost blowouts
Home builders are being warned to expect higher costs and lengthy delays until at least 2023 as the construction industry…
'I did it': Alleged killer spoke of going 'on the run', court told
The boy denies murdering an 18-year-old man during a fight at a Canberra skatepark.

Man dies after getting into difficulty at Scots loch as emergency services race to scene

By Ryan Carroll

A man has died after getting into difficulty at a Scots loch.

Emergency services scrambled to Kirbister Loch, near Orphir in Orkney, after the alarm was raised at around 1pm on Wednesday, May 11.

A 56-year-old man was removed from the water but sadly, he died at the scene.

Officers have confirmed that his next of kin has been made aware of the tragic death.

Cops say their enquiries into establishing the full circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Around 1pm on Wednesday, May 11, officers were called to a report of a 56-year-old man having got into difficulty in Kirbister Loch, near to Orphir, Orkney.

"Emergency services attended and the man was removed from the water, however, died at the scene.

"His next of kin has been made aware.

"Enquiries into the full circumstances are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here.

What is inkl?
The world’s most important news, from 100+ trusted global sources, in one place.
Morning Edition
Your daily
news overview

Morning Edition ensures you start your day well informed.

No paywalls, no clickbait, no ads
Enjoy beautiful reading

Content is only half the story. The world's best news experience is free from distraction: ad-free, clickbait-free, and beautifully designed.

Expert Curation
The news you need to know

Stories are ranked by proprietary algorithms based on importance and curated by real news journalists to ensure that you receive the most important stories as they break.