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Manchester attack: Armed police deployed across Scotland

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:43:35 GMT

Police Scotland will also review security at major public events, including the Scottish Cup Final.

Manchester Arena attack: Scots girl still missing

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:28:27 GMT

Fourteen-year-old Eilidh MacLeod has not been seen since the suicide attack at a concert on Monday,

Edinburgh hotel pays compensation over shower scalding death

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:25:55 GMT

Kalyani Uthaman from India was on holiday in Edinburgh when she was severely scalded in a shower at the Premier Inn.

Appeal traces concert 'Good Samaritan'

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:18:36 GMT

A mother thanks a Glasgow woman who helped her daughter and best friend get home from the Ariana Grande concert.

Church of Scotland to decide on gay marriage

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:26:34 GMT

A report recommends that ministers should not be denied the authority to preside over gay weddings.

NHS Grampian to apologise over baby monitoring

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:26:55 GMT

NHS Grampian is told to apologise after a health visitor failed to properly monitor the health of a baby.

Former colleague 'annoyed' by Craig Whyte's Rangers bid

Wed, 24 May 2017 17:41:34 GMT

He tells a court he had never given "authority" for company money to be used in a Rangers buy-out.

New Saltire emoji arrives on Twitter

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:01:41 GMT

It joins new flags for Wales and England created after a campaign by Emojipedia and BBC Wales.

Killer Peter Telfer jailed for life for pensioner murder

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:23:14 GMT

John Baker was stabbed in the back in an unprovoked attack as he walked home.

Glasgow schoolgirl to read her own poem for Barack Obama

Wed, 24 May 2017 18:36:44 GMT

A schoolgirl from Glasgow is to read a poem she wrote called 'If I Ruled Scotland' to Barack Obama during his visit to Edinburgh.

SNP and Labour agree coalition to run Stirling Council

Wed, 24 May 2017 19:46:26 GMT

The joint group will now form a majority administration, with Labour's Christine Simpson as provost.

Fred Talbot trial evidence 'overwhelming'

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:13:11 GMT

Lawyers address the jury in the case of the former TV weatherman accused of indecent assaults.

Former Fort Augustus Abbey school priest denies being 'a monster'

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:12:52 GMT

The 83-year-old denies allegations made in his trial that he would "explode with temper".

Panel stolen from Scottish Diaspora Tapestry in Edinburgh found

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:47:51 GMT

The panel was taken from St Giles' Cathedral after the tapestry went on display in Edinburgh in May

Man jailed for killing stranger over handbag mistake in West Lothian

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:47:10 GMT

Mariusz Winiarski attacked Brian Stirling, after mistakenly thinking he was a thief

Barra girls: 'Families are distraught with worry'

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:26:32 GMT

The great-uncle of one of the Barra teenagers caught up in the Manchester bombing says the local community is supporting the girls' families who are "distraught with worry".

Nicola Sturgeon outlines heightened security at public events

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:32:40 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says travellers and people attending major public events in Scotland can expect increased security measures.

Armed police deployed across Scotland

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:31:19 GMT

Armed police officers are being deployed in Scotland as security measures are stepped up following the upgrading of the UK terror threat level from severe to critical.

Manchester attack: Blood bank 'full to the rafters'

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:53:56 GMT

In an emotional interview, a blood donor in Manchester says nothing will divide the city.

Nicola Sturgeon condemns 'callous' Manchester attack

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:10:40 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says the attack in Manchester is "callous in its targeting of children and young people enjoying a music event".

Manchester attack: Scots tell of 'massive bang' at gig

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:21:28 GMT

Several Scots have spoken of the moment when a suicide bomb was detonated in Manchester.

Manchester attack: Aberdeen concert goers tell of terror

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:15:59 GMT

Two women from Aberdeen tell of the fear and horror as an explosion killed 22 people and injured dozens more during an attack in Manchester.

Glasgow's Dali painting to go on loan

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:32:21 GMT

Salvador Dali's Christ Of St John Of The Cross is to be exhibited at other galleries over the next three years.

Old and new worlds collide at 2017 Dundee Design Festival

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:25:26 GMT

A giant interlocking printed city model is one of the highlights of the 2017 Dundee Design Festival.

Scotland's papers: Troops on the streets

Wed, 24 May 2017 06:25:45 GMT

The front pages report how soldiers have been deployed amid fears of a second terror attack.

Your pictures 12 to 19 May

Sun, 21 May 2017 09:00:28 GMT

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

Send us your pictures

Fri, 05 May 2017 12:56:04 GMT

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

Your pictures 5 to 12 May

Fri, 12 May 2017 11:23:17 GMT

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

Your pictures 28 April - 5 May

Fri, 05 May 2017 12:51:48 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 28 April and 5 May.

Your pictures 21 - 28 April

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:04:13 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 21 and 28 April.

Celtic will never give up on European glory - chairman Ian Bankier

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:28:22 GMT

Celtic chairman Ian Bankier says the club will "never give up" chasing European glory, but admits it is a very difficult challenge.

Scottish Cup final: Shinnie 'apt' choice for Aberdeen captain, says McInnes

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:26:03 GMT

Derek McInnes says it's fitting Graeme Shinnie will captain Aberdeen in the Scottish Cup final, with ex-skipper Ryan Jack due to leave the club.

Christophe Berra: Defender to captain Hearts after returning to club

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:05:42 GMT

Christophe Berra will be Hearts captain after returning to the club, taking the armband over from Perry Kitchen.

Wet and wild

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:27:44 GMT

Calum Maclean shares his interest in swimming and exploring Scotland's cold rivers, lochs and seas.

'I had a stroke at 14'

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:42:21 GMT

Brenna's mother thought her daughter was too young and too healthy to be having a stroke.

Deal or no deal?

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:50:44 GMT

No clear cut winners in Scotland's local elections means difficult deals have to be done.

Vintage vehicle show

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:03:54 GMT

A wide variety of means of transport go on display at the 40th annual agricultural association show in Kelso.

Sealed with a kiss

Wed, 24 May 2017 09:37:52 GMT

Grey seal pups on the Isle of May became less aggressive and more sociable following oxytocin jabs.

Nuclear question

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:02:31 GMT

Nick Eardley speaks to candidates and voters in Helensburgh, near the Faslane Naval Base.

Who's liking that?

Sun, 21 May 2017 23:48:22 GMT

How are Scotland's parties campaigning for June's election via social media?

Border battle

Tue, 23 May 2017 02:08:58 GMT

If the Conservatives are to pick up seats in Scotland, they will want to start on the Scottish borders.

Ask the leaders

Wed, 10 May 2017 12:27:33 GMT

BBC Scotland is hosting a series of "Ask the leaders" debates and is calling for members of the public to join the audiences.