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Scottish income tax changes unveiled

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:45:59 GMT

Higher and middle earners will pay more than elsewhere in the UK, but lower earners will pay less.

School fails to fill Edinburgh maths teacher vacancies

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:04:54 GMT

No-one with the necessary skills and experience applied for the maths posts at Trinity Academy in Edinburgh.

Dumfries asylum patient artworks put online

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:06:11 GMT

Drawings and paintings produced by people at the south of Scotland institution are part of a huge archive.

Scotland's budget: what does it mean for me?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:09:04 GMT

The plans laid out in Derek Mackay's budget will have an impact on almost everyone in Scotland.

Son murdered mother and set her on fire

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:08:32 GMT

William Kelly beat his mother and set her alight after she "embarrassed" him at a party.

Police Scotland to train 500 new Taser officers

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:27:04 GMT

Armed Response Vehicle officers also face being deployed to more non-firearms calls.

Eastriggs Devil's Porridge museum secures funding

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:07:08 GMT

The wartime munitions factory exhibition and visitor centre lands funding to get more young people involved.

Woman's English too good for UK entry

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:12:20 GMT

The Indian woman passed an advanced English exam but the visa requires a different and much easier one to qualify.

Scots economy facing 'subdued' growth

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:04:57 GMT

The Scottish Fiscal Commission predicts the Scottish economy will grow at less than 1% per year until 2022.

Ice warning for Scotland amid fresh snowfall in Highlands

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:44:32 GMT

Snow and freezing temperatures that followed in the wake of Storm Caroline a week ago continue.

Teacher 'hoarded child abuse images'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:07:05 GMT

Craig Wood was suspended from Hutchesons' Grammar in Glasgow after his arrest in February.

Dick Whittington panto jokes 'too smutty' for children

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:27:11 GMT

The star told rude jokes and invited the audience to chant 'Alice loves Dick', says an angry mum.

Man stabbed former partner after asking for "one last hug"

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:45:37 GMT

The 54-year-old stabbed the woman after she ended their seven-year relationship in a wallpaper shop.

Spending a night with Glasgow's street pastors

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:13:28 GMT

We spent a night with the Glasgow street pastors, as some people were merry on their Christmas night out.

Joking around HIV

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:23:56 GMT

Comedian Scott Agnew "came out" as HIV positive to try and help raise awareness around the virus and confront myths about living with HIV.

These diamonds are a cut above

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:55:50 GMT

An amazing Cartier tiara is due to go on public display for the first time.

'HIV rules stopped me becoming a commercial pilot'

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:13:46 GMT

How being HIV positive stopped a Glasgow man from being able to become a commercial airline pilot.

Sleep in the Park raises millions for homeless

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:04:41 GMT

More than 8,000 people braved temperatures as low as -7C to raise money and awareness of homelessness.

Storm Caroline sweeps across Scotland

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:58:28 GMT

Travel is disrupted due to high winds, and low-lying areas of coastline are hit by large waves.

'Homeless Jesus' in Glasgow

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:49:56 GMT

A sculpture depicting Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a bench has been installed in Glasgow city centre.

60 million-year-old meteorite impact found on Skye

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:37:58 GMT

Geologists made the discovery while exploring volcanic rocks near Broadford.

'Miracle' survival of 30ft bridge fall dog Chino

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:23:07 GMT

The labrador is on the mend after surviving a 30ft drop onto rocks in the White Cart water in Glasgow.

Scotland's papers: May's Brexit 'disaster'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:12:38 GMT

Theresa May's Brexit "disaster" and the SNP's "tough budget" feature on the front pages of Scotland's papers.

Your pictures 1 - 8 Dec

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:16:12 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 1 and 8 December.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:27:28 GMT

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

Your pictures: 24 Nov - 1 Dec

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:06:40 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 November and 1 December.

Your pictures: 17 - 24 Nov

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:11:14 GMT

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

Your pictures: 10 - 17 Nov

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:00:36 GMT

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

Your pictures: 3 - 10 Nov

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:02:25 GMT

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

Rab Douglas emerges from 'scary, lonely' place of bankruptcy

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:56:31 GMT

Former Scotland goalkeeper Rab Douglas has come through bankruptcy, but also a career full of achievements, and a fall-out with John Brown.

Louis Moult: Preston agree deal for Motherwell striker

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:43:29 GMT

Motherwell agree a January deal to sell top scorer Louis Moult to Preston for a fee in the region of £500,000.

Scottish Open: John Higgins to face Ronnie O'Sullivan in quarter-finals

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:02:09 GMT

John Higgins faces Ronnie O'Sullivan for a last-four place in Glasgow, and fellow Scot Stephen Maguire also reaches last eight.

Hibernian still in hunt for second place - Brandon Barker

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:00:35 GMT

Winger Brandon Barker insists Hibs can still finish second in the Premiership despite a frustrating home loss to Rangers.

Shame and damage

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:10:54 GMT

John tells how legal pornography led to viewing indecent images of children and the "shame" of getting caught.

Scottish budget: At a glance

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:56:18 GMT

An overview of the key points from Finance Secretary Derek Mackay's draft budget.

HIV in Scotland

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:24:00 GMT

Public health experts say there is no comparison between 20th and 21st Century HIV. Timeline looks into the facts behind a virus cloaked in stigma and misconception.

Crowning glory

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:25:00 GMT

A 1935 Cartier tiara commissioned by the Duchess of Roxburghe will be displayed for the first time.

Only 15 worldwide

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:25:42 GMT

Kevin O'Neill is one of 15 people in the world with malignant myopericytoma - and he wants to trace the others.

Banks on wheels

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:21:06 GMT

Can mobile branches make a difference in communities left "bank-less" after the latest closures?

Armed for business

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:52:11 GMT

Court hears of techniques used by the serious organised criminal gang and the weapons and devices it acquired.