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Aberdeenshire farm owner tops UK farm subsidy list

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:15:43 GMT

A Scottish farmer tops the UK list of those claiming subsidies from the European Union after claiming nearly £3m.

SNP MP Chris Law questioned over financial dealings

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:31:03 GMT

SNP MP Chris Law is interviewed by police over financial dealings related to his Spirit of Independence campaign ahead of the 2014 referendum.

Mystery over 71-year-old Forth bridge plans

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:21:42 GMT

The public is being urged to help solve a mystery surrounding plans for a second rail bridge over the Forth.

Two more arrests over ‘hanging’ effigies of Rangers fans at Celtic game

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:41:51 GMT

Two more men are arrested after effigies of Rangers fans were hung from the stands during the recent Glasgow derby at Celtic Park.

Man in serious condition after stabbing in Glasgow street

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:35:19 GMT

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being found with stab wounds in a Glasgow street.

Surjit Singh Chhokar murder trial: Jurors asked to convict accused

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:59:45 GMT

Jurors in the Surjit Singh Chhokar murder trial are asked to convict Ronnie Coulter of the "tragic" stabbing in 1998.

New welfare powers for Scotland poses 'big challenge', says minister

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:09:37 GMT

Holyrood's social security minister says there are "big challenges" ahead of bringing new welfare powers to Scotland.

'Stranded' officer cadet back home in the Highlands

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:32:48 GMT

One of four officer cadets from City of Glasgow College who was stranded at sea on a ship off south east Asia for about four weeks returns to Scotland.

Andy Murray wins Scottish sportsperson of the year award

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:45:08 GMT

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is named sportsperson of the year at the Scottish Sports Awards in Edinburgh.

Government report reveals childcare funding issue

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:37:02 GMT

Millions of pounds given to councils to pay for free childcare has not been spent on funding the programme, according to a government report.

Kyle and Lochinver RNLI call-outs in stormy weather

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:04:25 GMT

RNLI lifeboat crews are involved in a number of call-outs in stormy conditions off Scotland's west coast.

Maersk begins production well drilling at Culzean field

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58:30 GMT

Drilling operations get under way on the first production well for a major gas field in the UK North Sea.

Historians appeal over plans for a second Forth rail bridge

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:54:09 GMT

Historians are appealing for help from the public over recently-discovered plans for a second rail bridge over the Firth of Forth.

MSP Kelly says football clubs could do more to stop bad behaviour

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:12:30 GMT

The MSP who is bidding to scrap the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act calls on all football clubs to do more to improve fan behaviour.

Scottish councils 'not spending' £140m childcare fund

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:57:28 GMT

New figures reveal that local authorities have been given £140m for childcare by the Scottish government which has not been spent on childcare.

The Broons family star in their first stage show

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:39:57 GMT

Maw and Paw are taking their family to star in The Broons' first stage show.

Stranded cadet Ruaridh Hanna tells of South China Sea ordeal

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:35:37 GMT

A Scottish merchant navy cadet stranded on a container vessel on the South China Sea says the experience will not stop him returning to serve at sea.

Diving into the spectacular sea life of St Kilda

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:44:35 GMT

Underwater surveys capture the spectacular wildlife in and around the sea caves of St Kilda.

Still Game returns with new live shows

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:45:20 GMT

Comedy show Still Game is to go back on stage with a series of live shows, just months after returning to television.

Southern white rhino gives birth to female calf

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:22:26 GMT

A southern white rhino gives birth to a 60kg female calf at Blair Drummond Safari Park.

Scotland's papers: Painkiller warning and steel revival

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 06:12:10 GMT

Experts warn that common painkillers can pose an increased risk of heart failure and Scotland's last major steelworks are re-opened.

Your pictures 16 to 23 Sept

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:14:28 GMT

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

Send us your pictures

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 11:43:41 GMT

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

Your pictures: 9-16 Sept

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:56:55 GMT

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

Your pictures: 2 to 9 Sept

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:48:25 GMT

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

Your pictures: 26 Aug - 2 Sept

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:46:56 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 August and 2 September.

Your pictures 19 - 26 August

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:07:17 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 19 and 26 August.

Celtic rock Manchester City on breathless Champions League night

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:43:35 GMT

Tom English enjoys a night of breathless entertainment as Celtic and Manchester City share six Champions League goals.

Celtic's Craig Gordon is by far the best in Scotland - Leigh Griffiths

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:45:46 GMT

Celtic striker Leigh Griffths believes his team-mate Craig Gordon is the best goalkeeper in Scotland "by a country mile".

Shimmer and shine

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:12:00 GMT

The 15th annual Enchanted Forest event in Faskally Wood, Pitlochry, opens with a show called "shimmer"

Lights, camera, action

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:47:53 GMT

Sightings of the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, were made from Scotland on Wednesday night.

Paterson finds peace

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:13:32 GMT

Steve Paterson finds peace in Dufftown, years after storing £10,000 from Manchester United in a tin and leaving Aberdeen in a car boot.

High road

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:32:18 GMT

A selection of images from the weekend's Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running.

Dive in

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:27:29 GMT

A new short film reveals the colourful wildlife found in sea caves on remote Scottish islands.

Banchory beast

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:12:20 GMT

Hundreds of people take part in a gruelling race challenge at Banchory in Aberdeenshire.