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Traffic problems as Storm Doris snow strikes

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:12:06 GMT

Travel disruption affects parts of Scotland as snowfalls caused by Storm Doris reaches the country.

New BBC Scotland channel a 'declaration of intent'

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:18:15 GMT

The BBC's new TV channel is evidence that the broadcaster wants to build an "ambitious future" in Scotland, its director general has said.

Man registered 26 non-existent babies

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:13:07 GMT

A businessman travelled around Scotland to register the births of 26 non-existent babies as part of a benefit fraud scheme, a court hears.

Children played with unexploded bomb at Rosemarkie

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:39:35 GMT

Children played with an unexploded mortar bomb on a beach before being told what it was.

Dalton woman dies following Dumfries bypass crash

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:38:17 GMT

A 66-year-old woman from Dalton dies in hospital two weeks after a crash on the Dumfries bypass.

Teenager sexually assaulted by two men in Perth

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:48:38 GMT

A 16-year-old girl is sexually assaulted by two men as she walked with a friend in Perth.

Scottish SPCA admits investments in animal testing company

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:02:03 GMT

Scotland's largest animal welfare charity admits it still owns shares in an oil company that carries out tests on animals.

West Dunbartonshire Council freezes council tax rate

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:49:29 GMT

West Dunbartonshire council is to freeze the basic rate of council tax, despite the national council tax freeze ending this year.

Grayrigg train crash: 'The night that changed our lives'

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:28:53 GMT

Three men connected with the fatal train crash at Grayrigg reflect on the tragedy, 10 years on.

Plan to take over Harris Tweed mill on Lewis

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:21:15 GMT

A Harris Tweed mill on the Isle of Lewis that has been on the market for more than a year could be on the verge of being taken over by a new company.

MSPs set to approve Scottish budget in final vote

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:14:40 GMT

MSPs are set to sign off the Scottish government's budget plans for 2017/18 in the stage three vote.

Smoke alarms fail to wake most children

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:56:49 GMT

Researchers are trying to design new smoke alarm sound after it was discovered they fail to wake most children.

Tony Hall announces new BBC TV channel for Scotland

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:11:37 GMT

BBC director general Tony Hall announces plans to launch a new dedicated TV channel for Scotland.

Miserable TV minister the Reverend IM Jolly is making a comeback

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:53:19 GMT

The Reverend IM Jolly, the miserable minister who preached on TV screens at Hogmanay, is making a comeback.

Edinburgh's views of new BBC TV channel for Scotland

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:31:42 GMT

Viewers in Edinburgh say they have mixed opinions about the plans for a new BBC TV channel for Scotland.

Feral cats neutered to protect wildcats

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:07:38 GMT

About 80 feral cats are neutered as part of a project to prevent them breeding with wildcats.

Report reveals Scottish charities' financial pressures

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:50:58 GMT

A report by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations finds Scottish charities are facing severe financial pressures.

Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards winners

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:54:20 GMT

Dumfries-born photographer Nick Hanson has been announced as this year's overall winner in the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year Awards.

Miserable minister the Rev IM Jolly to make comeback

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:44:14 GMT

The Reverend IM Jolly, the miserable minister famous for his Hogmanay sermons, is making a comeback.

Scotland's papers: BBC's new channel and Sande's surprise

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:09:15 GMT

Scotland's front pages: BBC Scotland "pour millions" into new channel and Emeli Sande sccops top award at the Brits.

Your pictures: 10-17 Feb

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:17:09 GMT

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

Send us your pictures

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 11:59:06 GMT

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

Your pictures: 3 - 10 Feb

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:02:10 GMT

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

Your pictures: 27 Jan - 3 Feb

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:29:37 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 27 January and 3 February.

Your pictures: 20-27 Jan

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:28:44 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 20 and 27 January.

Six Nations: John Barclay to lead much-changed Scotland v Wales

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:44:02 GMT

John Barclay will captain a Scotland side featuring five changes for the Six Nations encounter at home to Wales.

Hibs' response against Hearts delights boss Neil Lennon

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:49:01 GMT

Neil Lennon got the desired reaction from his Hibs side in their "magnificent" Scottish Cup win over Edinburgh rivals Hearts.

Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Frank de Boer, Hibernian, Six Nations

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:27:42 GMT

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour is sure Moussa Dembele will join the Gunners when he leaves Celtic...

Fighting demons

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:27:44 GMT

Glasgow boxer Benny Lynch became world flyweight champion at the age of 22, was washed up by 25 and dead by 33.

Beastie joys

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:23:29 GMT

Surveys of a large forest near Loch Ness have recorded rare insect species, including a midge not previously found in the UK - and that does not bite.

Tax freeze

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:44:31 GMT

For years councils have warned of tight budgets and many argue the Scottish government does not give them enough money. So why are some voluntarily freezing the council tax?

Reign of terror

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:31:08 GMT

For children schooled in Scotland right up until 1980s, a particular leather product was the source of fear and dread - the Lochgelly Tawse.

Scots 'Sheros'

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:32:48 GMT

Scotland's Hall of Heroes at the Wallace Monument is set to honour a woman for the first time.

Going underground

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:57 GMT

Twenty years ago, a busload of Scottish musicians travelled to France to play at a music festival. They went on to become some of the biggest names in the business.