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Killer on home leave jailed for murder bid

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:51:23 GMT

Dundee Law killer Robbie McIntosh receives a second life sentence and may never be released.

Junior football boss Paul McColl named as shooting victim

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:48:47 GMT

Paul McColl, who manages Cambuslang Rangers, staggered into a bar after being ambushed on Wednesday.

Queen of the South keeper crisis after goalie hurt by cow

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:13:00 GMT

A Scottish Championship club faces a selection headache after the teenager is injured by the runaway animal.

No agreement after latest Brexit talks

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:26:32 GMT

But both sides say progress has been made in the question of what happens to powers that return from Brussels.

Hampden's future: SFA holds talks with Queen's Park over national stadium sale

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:19:49 GMT

The Scottish FA holds talks with Queen's Park over the potential purchase of the national stadium.

Man jailed after killing Paisley flat intruder

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:21:30 GMT

The 37-year-old stabbed his victim who had forced his way into a flat in Paisley armed with a bottle.

Tortoise stolen from visitor attraction in Midlothian

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:24:49 GMT

The eight-year-old red-footed tortoise called Huck was taken from his enclosure at Edinburgh Butterfly and Insect World in Midlothian.

Kirkcaldy child rapist jailed for nine years

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:29:14 GMT

The 50-year-old from Kirkcaldy also made victims of his abuse carry out sex acts on each other.

Council apology over school trip sunburn pupil

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:54:00 GMT

The unnamed pupil had to be bandaged - and then faced a 36-hour trip home on a coach.

Four arrested after £500,000 drugs seized in house raid

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:50:07 GMT

Police said the haul recovered in Cardonald included heroin, cocaine, cannabis and amphetamine.

Secondary school pupils 'not reading challenging enough books'

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:55:46 GMT

A study finds children over the age of 11 read with less understanding than many primary school pupils.

Lecturers walk out in row over pensions

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:07:50 GMT

Union says 145,000 Scottish students will be affected by the strike, which is due to last for at least five days.

'He staggered in shouting I've been shot'

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:05:32 GMT

An eyewitness describes the moments after a man was ambushed outside a Lanarkshire pub.

US evangelist Billy Graham preaches in Glasgow in 1955

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:13:31 GMT

US evangelist Billy Graham - one of the most influential preachers of the 20th Century - has died.

See Aberdeen buskers perform on stage with The Script

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:49:04 GMT

A pair of buskers in Aberdeen were offered the chance of a lifetime to perform on-stage with The Script.

Chinese new year celebrated in Glasgow's George Square

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:47:36 GMT

The Chinese new year has been celebrated in a parade at George Square in Glasgow.

'It was exploitation of a young person'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:15:05 GMT

Zoe tells how she ended up work a shift for nothing in the hope of getting work.

Thundersnow and lightning hits west of Scotland

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:42:13 GMT

A band of snow and lightning has swept across parts of the west coast of Scotland.

Police helicopter spots suspect hiding in tree after chase

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:35:58 GMT

The Air Support Unit shared stills on its Twitter account after a successful pursuit in Glasgow.

Stand-up comedian Louise Reay sued by ex-husband

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:09:39 GMT

Louise Reay is being sued for comments made about her marriage during her Edinburgh Fringe show.

Scotland's papers: SFA plan to buy Hampden

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:24:03 GMT

Football bosses plan to expand the use of Hampden and halt the switch to Murrayfield, the front pages claim.

Your pictures 2 - 9 February

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 17:16:22 GMT

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

Your pictures 26 Jan - 2 Feb

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:29:00 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 January and 2 February.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:38:42 GMT

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

Your pictures: 19-26 Jan

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 10:01:44 GMT

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

Your pictures: 12-19 Jan

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:50:49 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 12 and 19 January.

Your pictures: 5-12 Jan

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:16:28 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 5 and 12 January.

Elise Christie says Winter Olympic failures will not 'define' her

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:48:35 GMT

Britain's Elise Christie says her Winter Olympic failures do not "define" her and she will come back stronger at the next Games in Beijing.

Scotland: Hearts defender John Souttar deserves call-up - Craig Levein

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:29:45 GMT

Hearts defender John Souttar deserves a call-up when new Scotland boss Alex McLeish names his first squad, says Craig Levein.

John Barclay column: 'Every team is beatable, including England'

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:52:07 GMT

Scotland captain John Barclay says Saturday is not about revenge for his 'most miserable experience in rugby', but England are beatable.

Europa League: Celtic need repeat of 'perfect game' v Zenit - Brendan Rodgers

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:43:23 GMT

Celtic need to replicate their 'perfect' performance from the first leg against Zenit St Petersburg to progress, says Brendan Rodgers.

Tax in Scotland

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:25:04 GMT

Will you be paying more or less income tax as a result of the Scottish Budget? Have a look at these examples covering the different bands and rates.

Life on Mars

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:09:14 GMT

Why there is an area of scientific interest on the Red Planet named after a Scottish archipelago.

Rates of change

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:20:44 GMT

MSPs are to sign off major changes to income tax rates and bands - how did we get here, and what might come next?

Your pictures

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:21:39 GMT

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

Busking it

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:50:22 GMT

Irish band The Script offered two student musicians the chance to play to a 6,000 strong audience.

Trial shifts

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:09:33 GMT

If you didn't have a job, how far would you go to get one?