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Sturgeon signs independence vote request

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:02:47 GMT

First minister's letter asks for Scotland to be given choice to seek a different path over Brexit.

ScotRail's top 10 busiest trains revealed

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:37:57 GMT

Transport Scotland says the worst-affected route is Edinburgh to Glasgow Central via Shotts.

Harry Potter festival plans 'blown out of the water'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:23:37 GMT

The church minister who organised it says he was taken by "surprise" by the worldwide interest.

Scotland's enterprise agencies to keep boards following government u-turn

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:26:00 GMT

Minister Keith Brown abandons plans to replace enterprise and training agencies with one national board.

Robison defends mesh inquiry findings

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:37:20 GMT

Health Secretary Shona Robison defends the inquiry into mesh implants amid claims of a "whitewash" and a "cover-up".

Rapist guilty of further sex attack days after release

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:13:47 GMT

Raymond Dempster had 110 previous criminal convictions when he attacked two women in Glasgow.

David Davis wants 'more devolution, not less' after Brexit

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:19:31 GMT

UK government's Brexit secretary insists the Scottish Parliament will be given "significant" new powers.

Man who spoke of desire to abuse baby is jailed

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:34:29 GMT

Robert McNab told a stranger he wanted her to have a baby so he could abuse it.

New mental health strategy unveiled by Scottish government

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:25:40 GMT

The Scottish government says it will work hard to tackle poverty as the "biggest driver" of poor mental health.

Lorry driver dies in collision on A81 at Ballat Crossroads

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:40:13 GMT

The 42-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene near Ballat Crossroads in Stirlingshire.

Hibs fan who tried to punch Rangers player Lee Wallace avoids jail

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:44:32 GMT

Footballer Lee Wallace was targeted during the pitch invasion after last year's Scottish Cup Final.

Man who left girlfriend choking on her blood jailed

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:41:13 GMT

Conor Munro attacked the woman after she poured his whisky down the sink in Arbroath.

Lung probe 'to help cut the unnecessary use of antibiotics'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:13:51 GMT

Researchers hope the technology could stop the emergence of bacteria that are resistant to the drugs.

Report says services for rape victims 'unacceptable'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:11:43 GMT

An independent watchdog says services offered by the NHS and police to some victims are "unacceptable".

Scottish minister Russell says Scots vote will 'have to be negotiated'

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:48:29 GMT

The Scottish government says the date for a second independence referendum "will have to be negotiated".

Theresa May: 'Now is the time to pull together'

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:48:23 GMT

Theresa May calls for the UK to come together in Brexit talks with the EU and says the outcome of the 2014 independence referendum must be respected.

Nicola Sturgeon: 'Brexit is a leap in the dark'

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:26:34 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says unanswered questions around the impact of Brexit mean the triggering of Article 50 is a "leap in the dark".

Queensferry Crossing opening delayed

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:03:31 GMT

High winds have delayed the opening of the Queensferry Crossing to traffic by several weeks.

Why I've knitted hundreds of woollen breasts

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:40:28 GMT

Sharon is a volunteer for the charity Knitted Knockers.

Upset Austrian MEP writes Brexit 'liar' poem

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:42:38 GMT

Eugen Freund says he wrote it after a "very emotional day" when Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50.

Bra gets tangled in Highland red deer stag's antlers

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:26:52 GMT

A red deer stag wanders too close to a washing line and snags an item of underwear hanging there.

Scotland's papers: Brexit begins and firebomb attack

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:17:01 GMT

The letter triggering Article 50 is delivered and two Fife homes being set alight feature on Scotland's front pages.

Your pictures of Scotland

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:21:55 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 17 and 24 March.

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 10 - 17 March

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 17:10:29 GMT

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

Your pictures 3 - 10 Mar

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 07:04:34 GMT

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

Your pictures: 24 Feb - 3 Mar

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 16:48:44 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 February and 3 March.

Niall McGinn: Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes says forward is likely to leave

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:10:22 GMT

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes reveals forward Niall McGinn is likely to leave Pittodrie this summer.

Tim Swinson: Glasgow Warriors lock banned for four weeks

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:25:02 GMT

Glasgow lock Tim Swinson will miss Sunday's Champions Cup tie with Saracens after his red card against Connacht is upheld.

When tempers flare in Scottish football

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:33:46 GMT

We look back on some manager bust-ups, players going head-to-head and scuffles from recent years in Scottish football.

Undercover Osprey

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:01 GMT

An image of a young osprey is named the overall winner of the Scottish Nature Awards 2016.

Best buildings

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:25:37 GMT

A tin house on the Isle of Skye is among 27 contenders for the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) 2017 awards.

Knitted knockers

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:12:17 GMT

A breast cancer charity has found a unique way to help give survivors their confidence back - 'knitted knockers'.


Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:23:55 GMT

Dawn Barclay fell asleep on the sofa with her baby daughter, but woke to find the child was not breathing.

Referendum call backed

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:43:48 GMT

Holyrood backs Nicola Sturgeon's call for a new independence referendum - so what happens next?

Free education?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:53 GMT

Jamie McIvor looks at whether free tuition for EU students will continue after Britain leaves the Union in 2019.