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One dead and three hurt after Moray road crash

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:24:58 GMT

The fatal crash involved a red Vauxhall Corsa travelling on the Forres to Rafford road.

Economic forecaster urges clarity on post-Brexit powers

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:06:31 GMT

An economic report says the UK government should clarify which powers will be transferred to Holyrood after Brexit.

QE2: The 50-year journey of a British style icon

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:11 GMT

The QE2 is one of the most famous liners in the world and the last large liner to be built on the Clyde.

Man dies in hospital following crash near Dundonnell

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:20:03 GMT

The 85-year-old from Easter Ross was a passenger in a car involved in a collision near Dundonnell.

John Swinney to defend education reforms

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:08:03 GMT

Scotland's education secretary will insist that he will press on with reforms in the country's schools.

Miscarriage study points to IVF success chances

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:08:14 GMT

Women who miscarry in the first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby than those who do not conceive.

Man arrested over Robert Burns' mausoleum vandalism

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:22:06 GMT

It follows an incident in which paint was daubed on the burial place of Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.

Jim Clark Museum in Duns crosses funding finish line

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:29:45 GMT

A funding package is in place for the project celebrating the Scottish two-time Formula One champion.

MSPs to debate income tax rise proposal

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:08:46 GMT

Labour have put forward a motion on income tax in a bid to force Holyrood's parties to "pick a side".

Teenager in court over pupil slashing at St Kentigern's Academy

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:22:53 GMT

The 13-year-old is accused of slashing a 14-year-old in the face at St Kentigern's Academy.

Chinese man dies at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:37:20 GMT

The body of the Chinese national was found at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre on Tuesday.

Nano discovery could halt counterfeiters

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:10:35 GMT

The breakthrough could also have implications for data storage and digital imaging, say scientists.

Cash pledge over successful Paisley culture bid

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:51:23 GMT

The town will be given financial support if it wins the UK City of Culture title in 2021, ministers say

QE2 launch remembered by shipworker

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:06 GMT

On 20 September, 1967, the QE2 launched from John Brown's yard in Clydebank. Shipyard apprentice Peter Kemp was one of the thousands of people who saw the Queen name the ship.

Lorry blaze closes Kessock Bridge

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:45:01 GMT

The Kessock Bridge in Inverness was closed in both directions after an articulated lorry catches fire.

Around the world in under 80 days: On a bike.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:58:07 GMT

Mark Beaumont has finished his 80 day round the world cycle in 78 days.

Stags filmed running on hillside

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:35:24 GMT

Dozens of stags are filmed running on a Scottish hillside.

Scotland's oldest snow patch set to melt away

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:16:22 GMT

The patch at Garbh Choire Mor on Braeriach in the Cairngorms has disappeared only six times previously in 300 years.

Eight hurt after roof ripped off bus at Western General in Edinburgh

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:14:34 GMT

A bus crashed into an overhead walkway at the Western General Hospital in hospital in Edinburgh.

Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:11:34 GMT

Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.

New planting at 'granny pine' sites in Highlands

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:11:49 GMT

A Findhorn Bay-based charity hopes to save fragmented areas of native Caledonian Forest in the Highlands.

Scotland's papers: Spider-Man selfie 'probed'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:19:23 GMT

Artist who scaled 300ft oil rig for a selfie fears questioning by police, according to Scotland's front pages.

Your pictures: 1-8 Sept

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:46:34 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent from 1 - 8 September.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:20:04 GMT

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

Your pictures: 25 Aug - 1 Sept

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 05:12:52 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent from 25 August until 1 September.

Your pictures: 18 - 25 Aug

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:42:16 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 18 and 25 August.

Your pictures: 11-18 Aug

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:00:33 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 August.

Paul Lawrie believes the cost of golf must come down to attract new talent

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:55:33 GMT

Two-time Ryder Cup player Paul Lawrie says the expense involved in playing golf is driving away the next generation of talent.

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Dundee, Aberdeen, St Johnstone, Motherwell, Gordon, Sutton, PSG, Anderlecht

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:19:50 GMT

Celtic's Craig Gordon accuses Chris Sutton of having an agenda against him as Neil McCann blasts abuse from Celtic fans.

Rangers face anxious fitness wait on two defenders ahead of Old Firm game

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:37:58 GMT

Rangers withdrew Bruno Alves and Declan John due to injury against Partick Thistle and could lose both players for Saturday's Old Firm tie.

Embarrassing dad

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:22:49 GMT

Comedian Gary Meikle is a single dad - when his daughter got her first period she turned to him.

In the dark

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:10:19 GMT

The south west of Scotland hopes to cement its reputation as a premier destination for stargazing.

Stirling effort

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:40:17 GMT

Fifty years ago this week Stirling University became Scotland's first brand new university for more than four centuries.

Level playing field

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:47:39 GMT

Andy Murray says he never set out to be a spokesperson for women's equality, but for BBC 100 Women, he writes about his hopes for a level playing field.

Ultra fit

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:00:04 GMT

Athletes from all over the world took part in a weekend of running competitions in the area's hills and mountains.

Ultimate sacrifice

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:09:28 GMT

A village kirk honours a young man who gave his life in battle even though he could have been excused service.

Your pictures of Scotland: 8-15 September

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:17:42 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in from 8-15 September.