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New racism claims against Labour councillor

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:28:23 GMT

Allegations that Jim Dempster acted in a racist manner towards two children are passed to Scottish Labour.

Sheku Bayoh: Family want answers after three-year wait

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:19:00 GMT

Sheku Bayoh died after being restrained by officers in Kirkcaldy in May 2015.

Financial system failures allowed council worker's £1m theft

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:19:39 GMT

A report says lessons must be learned by local authorities in the wake of the seven-year fraud in Dundee.

Dumfries Infirmary complaint handling apology issued

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:20:10 GMT

It follows concerns raised about a cancer patient found "disorientated and concerned" in a hospital stairwell.

New Look to close eight Scottish stores

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:39:01 GMT

The struggling fashion retailer's move comes after creditors approved a restructuring plan.

Former SNP MP in court over fraud claims

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:42:40 GMT

Natalie McGarry is released on bail after being charged with six alleged offences, including three charges of embezzlement.

MSPs pass Scottish alternative Brexit legislation

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:54:23 GMT

MSPs pass the Scottish government's alternative Brexit legislation by a margin of 95 votes to 32.

Scottish NHS pay 'will match England'

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:14:04 GMT

The Scottish government says NHS staff will be paid at least as much as in England, where workers have agreed a deal worth at least 6.5%.

Aberdeen bus drivers 'could strike for three to four weeks'

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:43:29 GMT

First Bus Aberdeen says it is "extremely disappointed" with the decision by drivers to threaten an escalation in strike action.

Union fears over Waverley station project workers' rights

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:27:15 GMT

Union leaders say people employed on a £23m rail station project in Edinburgh could be "exploited".

Safety fears over washed-up timber on east coast beaches

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:54:43 GMT

People are being urged not to salvage the timber which fell from a cargo vessel during severe weather.

Three men and boy charged after attempted murder in Buckhaven

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:35:39 GMT

The three men and a teenage boy were arrested after a man was found seriously injured in Buckhaven in Fife.

The toxic world of social media abuse

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:21:59 GMT

Scotland's top female politicians speak out about the scale of threats and social media abuse they face.

Meet the first polar bear cub to be born in the UK in 25 years

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:53:46 GMT

The cub was born at the Highland Wildlife Park, near Kincraig, in December.

Scottish pupils getting virtual learning

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:50:13 GMT

All schools in one part of Scotland are getting headsets to boost virtual reality learning.

Protest against pollution in Glasgow

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:01:31 GMT

Critics of Glasgow's planned "low emissions zone" have called the plan unambitious.

Sport Relief 2018: Andy Murray's rude awakening

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 22:35:42 GMT

Sir Andy Murray receives a rude awakening from comedian Michael McIntyre for Sport Relief 2018.

Stargazers enjoyed views of the Aurora Borealis.

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:10:15 GMT

Stargazers have been enjoying views of the Northern Lights across parts of Scotland.

Opposing Brexit views delivered in song

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:25:10 GMT

A new community production by the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow is using music, sketches and opinion to make Brexit entertaining.

Mums' joy at World Down's Syndrome Day karaoke video

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:58:09 GMT

Mairi Watkins and Julie Thompson Hunter appear in the Carpool Karaoke video with their children.

Merlin trail aims to conjure up visitors

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:35:12 GMT

More than 30 sites across southern and central Scotland are on the routes linked to the legendary magician.

Your pictures 2 - 9 March

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:30:59 GMT

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

Send us your pictures

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:31:06 GMT

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

Your pictures 24 Feb- 2 March

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:45:17 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 23 February and 2 March.

Your pictures 16 - 23 February

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:31:22 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 16 and 23 February.

Your pictures 9 - 16 February

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:21:39 GMT

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

Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer criticises ICC decision to cut World Cup to 10 teams

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 22:28:06 GMT

Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer criticises cricket's ruling body for cutting the World Cup to 10 teams after his players miss out.

Hearts: Robbie Neilson eyes future return with 'top level' experience

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 21:33:51 GMT

Robbie Neilson would welcome the opportunity to return to Hearts but only after he reaches a "top level" in management.

Steve Clarke: Kilmarnock players 'desperate' for manager to stay - Jordan Jones

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:24:09 GMT

Kilmarnock winger Jordan Jones says Steve Clarke has improved his game and does not want him to leave Rugby Park.

West Indies reach 2019 Cricket World Cup as Scotland are denied by rain in Qualifier

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:42:39 GMT

Scotland are beaten on the DLS method after rain halts their run chase as West Indies reach the 2019 World Cup instead.

The Greatest?

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:22:31 GMT

The world champion was booed by Scottish boxing fans when he appeared at Paisley ice rink.

On a roll

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:21:14 GMT

Film producer Duncan Jones has recreated a comfort food from his childhood in north east Scotland.

Addicted to energy drinks

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 16:21:16 GMT

Emma Forrest gets up five times a night to satisfy her cravings and stockpiles cans of the drinks.

Shining stars

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:05:02 GMT

Tuppence and Ultra-Violet are among the unique girls' names while boys were called Maverick and Einstein.

Scotland's brilliant buildings

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:59:33 GMT

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland announces a 25-strong shortlist of buildings for its 2018 awards.

Your pictures

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 11:23:01 GMT

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