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Nicola Sturgeon to face Scottish farming leaders

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:01:40 GMT

The first minister's government is again facing missing the EU farm payments deadline.

Older addicts cost £51m in hospital stays, report says

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:34:14 GMT

More than half of Scotland's problem drug users are aged over 35 with complex needs, a report says.

Dog's leg saved by bone-growth tech

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:44:02 GMT

Munsterlander Eva's limb was saved after it was broken when the dog was hit by a car.

Seventy workers taken off Bruce platform after power loss

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:29:54 GMT

More than 70 workers are taken off the Bruce installation east of Shetland and flown to other platforms.

Girl seriously hurt after being hit by car in Kennoway

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:34:58 GMT

The 12-year-old is being treated for serious head, chest and leg injuries following the accident in Kennoway.

'Limited take up' of Scotland-Iceland snowsports offer

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:34 GMT

Ski-Scotland says it will take time for the initiative offering skiing in Scotland and Iceland to work.

Oil and Gas Technology Centre backs North Sea projects

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:51:39 GMT

The Oil and Gas Technology Centre will co-fund projects to cut offshore inspection and maintenance costs.

'Intensive' checks made on Scottish tower blocks

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:12:20 GMT

The Scottish government demands information on all high-rise residential buildings.

Watched chimps change their hunting habits

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:42:16 GMT

Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest.

Dundee pedestrian struck as taxi mounts pavement

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:55:35 GMT

He is thought to have been walking with a group of people from a Dundee graduation ceremony.

Consumers advised to avoid Macb bottled water as precaution

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:09:33 GMT

Customers had raised concerns over the smell and taste of Macb water, which is manufactured in Macduff.

Lanarkshire football coach guilty of sexual abuse

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:41:23 GMT

Mark Ellis attacked his 10-year-old victim during a series of incidents in South Lanarkshire.

Sir Billy Connolly honoured by Strathclyde University

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:02:24 GMT

Sir Billy Connolly receives an honorary doctorate from Strathclyde University.

How the presence of humans can affect chimp hunting habits

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:12:55 GMT

Two chimp 'tribes' have developed different hunting habits in response to human presence.

Single-pupil Foula school seeks new teacher

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:12:17 GMT

A new head teacher is being sought for a single-pupil school on an island with a population of 32 people.

Nicola Sturgeon quizzed on delayed farm payments

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:38:12 GMT

Ruth Davidson asks Nicola Sturgeon to confirm whether the Scottish government will ask the European Commission for an extension on the looming farm payments deadline.

Watchdog critical of college shake-up in Scotland

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:00:19 GMT

Scotland's colleges are facing testing times according to a new report from Audit Scotland.

Man sentenced for petrol bombing Edinburgh Central mosque

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:29:59 GMT

Footage shows a man, who was sentenced for wilful fire-raising aggravated by religious prejudice, carrying out a fire attack on Edinburgh Central Mosque.

Jacobite treasures from Vatican go on display in Edinburgh

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:48:59 GMT

The artefacts will be on show at the National Museum of Scotland in the largest exhibition on the Jacobites to be held in 70 years.

Sir Billy Connolly receives honorary degree

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:48:32 GMT

The comedian and actor, who will be 75 this year, was recognised for his contribution to society.

Scotland's papers: EU migrants can stay

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 06:46:21 GMT

The PM announcing that three million EU citizens can stay in the UK after Brexit features on the front pages.

Your pictures 9-16 June

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 10:09:34 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 9 and 16 June.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:01:19 GMT

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

Your pictures 2 - 9 June

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:13:19 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 2 and 9 June.

Your pictures 26 May - 2 June

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:52:56 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 May and 2 June.

Your pictures 12 to 19 May

Sun, 21 May 2017 09:00:28 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 12 and 19 May.

Scottish Premiership fixtures: Celtic open title defence at home to Hearts

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:59:49 GMT

Celtic will begin their Scottish Premiership title defence against Hearts while Rangers face Motherwell and Hibernian welcome Partick Thistle.

Mexicans Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera sign for Rangers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:01:05 GMT

Rangers complete the signings of Mexican pair Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera on three-year contracts.

Scottish Championship: Inverness begin season against Dundee United

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:01:11 GMT

Inverness CT begin their Scottish Championship campaign at home to Dundee United on the opening day of the season.

Scottish League One & Two: Arbroath begin campaign v Queen's Park

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:45:15 GMT

Newly-promoted Arbroath begin their Scottish League One campaign at home to Queen's Park when the new season gets under way on 5 August.

Born to be king

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:36:34 GMT

A new exhibition reveals hidden depths to a tumultuous period of Scottish history.

The silence of stillbirth

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:59:19 GMT

The struggle to talk about losing a child after 38 weeks of pregnancy

In pictures

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:48:54 GMT

The main attractions of the Royal Highland Show are primped and preened ahead of opening day.

Opening gala

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:43:04 GMT

The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017 got underway on Wednesday evening.

Payback time

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 12:03:16 GMT

BBC Scotland's education correspondent offers advice to Scottish graduates on paying back loans.

Wild beauty

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 00:50:44 GMT

Portraits of community life on the remote Summer Isles archipelago of Tanera Mor.