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ScotRail passenger satisfaction increases to 90%

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:38:31 GMT

Transport Focus found 90% of passengers satisfied overall with ScotRail services, up from 83% previously.

Marshal 'screamed at' for stopping rally in fatal crash

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:21:38 GMT

Shortly after the car rally was halted a car still on the track crashed and a spectator was fatally injured.

Killer whale photographed flipping seal into the air off Shetland

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:23:51 GMT

The dramatic image was captured by a photographer while a pod of orcas were hunting off Shetland.

Anger over Hamilton station 'mosquito' device

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:14:53 GMT

ScotRail says an upsurge in anti-social behaviour is behind the decision to install the device at Hamilton.

Man jailed for journalist acid attack in Glasgow

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:51:13 GMT

William Burns had only recently been freed from prison when he attacked the crime writer at his Glasgow home.

This year's Loopallu in Ullapool will be the last

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:47:34 GMT

The 13th Loopallu music festival which is held in Ullapool will be the event's last outing, its organisers say.

Takeaway driver jailed for raping girl and women

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:54:56 GMT

Paul Colquhoun was convicted of a catalogue of sexual abuse including raping an 11-year-old and two other women.

Woman who robbed 79-year-old in Inverness jailed

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:44:44 GMT

The 22-year-old hit her victim with a metal pole as the pensioner walked home from church late at night.

Doctors urge 'courageous decisions' in NHS Scotland reform

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:10:51 GMT

MSPs have been gathering views from health professionals and groups about future budgets.

Police release image of murdered Paisley man

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:22:16 GMT

Craig McClelland died after a violent confrontation in a Paisley street on Sunday night.

Supreme Court judges retire to consider minimum pricing appeal

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:38:42 GMT

A two-day hearing was held at the Supreme Court over plans for minimum pricing of alcohol in Scotland.

Rise in child gender distress referrals in Scotland

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:44:33 GMT

Thirty-four children were referred to the Young People's Gender Service in 2013, rising to 150 last year.

Killer whale pictured flipping seal into the air off Shetland

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:05:05 GMT

The dramatic moment when a killer whale flipped a seal into the air while hunting off Shetland has been captured on camera.

Burghead dig unearths Pictish longhouse

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:45:04 GMT

Archaeologists have uncovered important new details of a Pictish settlement at Burghead Fort.

World's first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:28:03 GMT

Each wind turbine is taller than Big Ben and the farm can power 20,000 homes.

Girl, 8, dies after being trapped by logs in Argyll forest

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 05:26:45 GMT

People in Benderloch in Argyll react to the death of an eight-year-old girl who was trapped by falling logs in a forest.

Dogs help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:15:06 GMT

Dogs are being trained as companions to help veterans cope with the effects of post-traumatic stress.

Shetland firefighters use oxygen masks for animals

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:53:50 GMT

Oxygen masks designed especially for animals are being used by firefighters in Shetland in what is believed to be a Scottish first.

Scotland's waterways opened up to virtual visitors

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:14:13 GMT

A mobile 360-degree camera has allowed panoramic views of 137 miles of waterways to be captured.

Burghead dig unearths Pictish longhouse

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:27:18 GMT

University of Aberdeen archaeologists find a significant building and an Anglo-Saxon coin.

Scotland's papers: Hospital closures 'essential'

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:24:59 GMT

NHS services may have to be pared back to improve efficiency, according to claims on Scotland's front pages.

Your pictures: 7 - 14 July

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:26:10 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 7 and 14 July.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:07:02 GMT

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

Your pictures: 30 June - 7 Jul

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:59:04 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 30 June and 7 July.

Your pictures: 23 - 30 June

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 07:01:58 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 23 and 30 June.

Your pictures 16 - 23 June

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:59:32 GMT

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

Celtic is not a political arena, says manager Brendan Rodgers

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:56:01 GMT

Manager Brendan Rodgers wants the Green Brigade supporters' group to leave politics out of Celtic Park.

Celtic: Moussa Dembele is a player we want to keep - Brendan Rodgers

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:17:38 GMT

Celtic have no plans to sell Moussa Dembele and manager Brendan Rodgers insists the striker is content at the Scottish champions.

Glasgow Warriors bring in Tonga prop Siosiua Halanukonuka

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:17:47 GMT

Glasgow Warriors sign Tonga international prop Siosiua Halanukonuka from the Highlanders in New Zealand.

Billy Mckay: Northern Ireland striker leaves Wigan for Ross County

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:22:09 GMT

Northern Ireland striker Billy Mckay leaves Wigan Athletic on a free transfer to join Ross County on a two-year contract.

In pictures

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:44:06 GMT

The warship had been at Invergordon on the Cromarty Firth for more than two weeks.

Your pictures of Scotland: 14-21 July

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:24:11 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 14 and 21 July.

The Inverness Job

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:59:57 GMT

A group of classic Mini enthusiasts came together for a cinema's screening of the 1960s' The Italian Job.

Prize designs

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:37:32 GMT

Six buildings are on the shortlist for the 22nd annual Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.

Homeless village

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:24:04 GMT

The Social Bite Village in Edinburgh's Granton will consist of 10 two-bedroom homes.