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Ineos expands into North Sea oil and gas exploration

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:26:41 GMT

The chemicals giant has signed a deal potentially giving it access to vast energy reserves.

Russian destroyer escorted through Scottish firth

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:19:30 GMT

A Royal Navy frigate shadowed the warship Vice Admiral Kulakov and a tanker off the Scottish coast

New scanner 'like 100 MRIs in one' developed in Aberdeen

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:21:02 GMT

Patients in Scotland are the first in the world to be scanned with new magnetic resonance imaging equipment.

Search resumes after empty fishing boat found near Applecross

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:08:00 GMT

The man's empty boat was found with its engine running on rocks near Applecross on Monday.

Citizens Theatre company to move home during £19m revamp

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:21:37 GMT

After closing for two years, the Gorbals theatre company will reopen to the public in the autumn of 2020.

BP to sell North Sea assets to Serica Energy in £300m deal

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:25:39 GMT

The energy giant says it remains committed to the North Sea after the sale to Serica Energy, and will continue to invest.

Man charged with attempted murder over Bridge of Weir farm shooting

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:56:08 GMT

The 45-year-old is accused of attempting to murder a man by shooting him in the back and buttocks.

No permission for Kezia Dugdale to appear in I'm A Celebrity

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:00:38 GMT

Kezia Dugdale was not given permission to appear in I'm A Celebrity, according to the new leader of Scottish Labour.

Ex-youth football scout facing abuse charges dies

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:48:45 GMT

Harry Dunn, a former Rangers, Liverpool and Chelsea scout, was awaiting trial on historical child sex abuse charges.

Oil workers taken off platform due to water contamination

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:53:06 GMT

Non-essential staff on BP's Magnus installation are taken off the platform due to concerns about the water supply.

Body of missing 86-year-old man from Milngavie found

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:03:30 GMT

A post-mortem examination will take place to establish the exact cause of pensioner Neil McFarlane's death.

Simplified test for bowel cancer launched

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:45:09 GMT

The new screening test, which only requires one stool sample, will be rolled out nationwide.

Queensferry Crossing death inquiry hears from witness

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:21:19 GMT

John Cousin died after being hit by the arm of a mobile crane while working on the new Queensferry Crossing.

The Scottish female wrestler who is breaking the mould

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 08:16:01 GMT

Kimberly Benson, 26, has been a professional wrestler under the name Viper for the past 10 years.

Doug Allan: A life capturing the natural world on camera

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:05:04 GMT

Doug Allan is one of the world's best nature cameramen and has had some close scrapes along the way.

'I've asked for the chance to change'

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:46:22 GMT

Former minister Mark McDonald, who quit over inappropriate behaviour, defends his decision to stay on as an MSP.

Nicola Sturgeon: Talks with Theresa May 'constructive'

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:27:36 GMT

Scotland's first minister has described her face-to-face talks with the prime minister as "constructive and cordial".

Judi Toledo: My daughter was let down by care system

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:21:07 GMT

The mum of Libbi Toledo who took her own life after absconding from residential care is "furious" at the lack of mental health support.

Fire rips through Blantyre Miners Welfare

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:32:55 GMT

About 40 firefighters were called out to tackle the blaze at the community centre in Blantyre.

The Italian village that takes after Scotland

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:10:15 GMT

Tartan underskirts and Gaelic words. Why does an Italian village look and sound like Scotland?

Hogwarts Express rescue family reunited with canoe

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:09:13 GMT

The Cluett family were rescued by the "Hogwart's Express" after their canoe was washed away.

Highland Council selling Inverness' bunker

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:14:14 GMT

The subterranean site was upgraded in the 1980s to withstand a nuclear, biological or chemical attack.

The papers: Dugdale faces party 'fury'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:12:59 GMT

The former Labour leader faces a backlash as she prepares to enter the jungle, say Scotland's front pages.

Your pictures: 3 - 10 Nov

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:02:25 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 3 and 10 November.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:13:10 GMT

All you need to know about sending in photographs for our weekly gallery.

Your pictures: 27 Oct - 3 Nov

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 13:11:12 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 27 October and 3 November.

Your pictures: 20 - 27 Oct

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 06:10:39 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 20 - 27 October.

Your pictures: 13- 20 Oct

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:19:07 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 13 - 20 October.

Your pictures: 6 - 13 Oct

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:10:47 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 6 October and 13 October.

Scotland to meet improved Australia, says Karmichael Hunt

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:13:39 GMT

Australia back Karmichael Hunt warns Scotland the Wallabies are "a much better team" than the one they beat in June.

PSG blazing Champions League trail, but domestic demands might aid Celtic

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:29:31 GMT

Celtic travel to France to face a daunting PSG assignment, but the French side might be focused on their weekend trip to Monaco.

Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Celtic, Aberdeen, West Brom, Motherwell, Brechin, Fraserburgh

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:31:02 GMT

West Brom are reportedly poised to approach Aberdeen for Derek McInnes as Bruno Alves is said to have refused to be a Rangers substitute.

Scottish Labour leader would support England against Scotland

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:08:03 GMT

Yorkshire-born Richard Leonard said he would back the country of his birth against Scotland in a football match.

Sweet dreams

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:09:35 GMT

Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart recall going "on the run" and working with a field of cows for a video.

Bionic bid

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:54:19 GMT

Mark Sweeney says the robotic suit would allow him to walk for the first time in seven years.

Student support

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:21:14 GMT

BBC education correspondent Jamie McIvor looks at proposals to reform the student support system in Scotland.

'Happy to the end'

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:10:49 GMT

A campaign set up in the name of young cancer patient is trying to create a new community feature in his home town.

Space dust

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:28:15 GMT

A study by the University of Edinburgh shows how streams of space dust might carry life between planets.

Your pictures of Scotland: 10 - 17 November

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:00:36 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 10 and 17 November.