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Mother accused of murdering her daughter 'wanted abortion'

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:43:44 GMT

Sadia Ahmed is accused of murdering her 14-month-old daughter at the family home in Glasgow.

Errington Cheese: No charges over girl's E.coli death

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:33:26 GMT

The Crown Office says a Lanarkshire cheese firm will not face prosecution over the three-year-old's death.

Theresa May defends football referee Tory MP Douglas Ross

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:39:23 GMT

Douglas Ross is to miss a debate on universal credit because he is officiating in a Champions League match.

World's first floating wind farm starts generating electricity

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:44:07 GMT

The five 175-metre high turbines have been installed 15 miles off the Aberdeenshire coast.

Missing supermarket worker seen in London

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:31:43 GMT

Karen Brown was spotted in a toy shop three days after last being seen leaving her family home in Clydebank.

Scottish unemployment rises by 9,000

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:06:05 GMT

ONS figures show the Scottish unemployment rate rose by 0.3% in the three months to August.

Scotland only part of UK to hit A&E target

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:10:37 GMT

Hospital performance slumps across UK with staff warning hitting key targets now an 'impossible' job.

Bayern Munich v Celtic: Brendan Rodgers calls for positive mindset against Germans

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:27:05 GMT

Brendan Rodgers calls on his Celtic players to show resilience and confidence when they face Bayern Munich in the Allianz Arena.

Fall in young mental health patients on adult wards

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:49:27 GMT

A report finds that fewer young people with a mental illness are being treated in non-specialist wards.

Police Scotland officer in court over indecent images

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:47:23 GMT

The police officer in Argyll and Bute is charged with possessing indecent images of children.

Scottish grocers report 'bumper' month

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:36:16 GMT

A survey finds a healthy year-on-year rise in food sales in September, but non-food sales decline.

Cyclist seriously injured in collision with bus

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:12:03 GMT

The 32-year-old sustained "significant" injuries in the incident on the A803 Falkirk Road.

Floating wind farm delivers electricity

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:54:17 GMT

The world's first floating wind farm has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid. Five giant turbines have been tethered to the seabed about 15 miles from Peterhead.

'You are never too old to dance'

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:22:15 GMT

"It doesn't matter what age you are can still dance". Meet 85-year-old Doreen and 90-year-old June as they prepare for a new show.

Scotland: Dog rescued at sea

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:13:26 GMT

A coastguard team rescued a stranded dog off the coast of Scotland on Sunday.

Tiny Island of Ulva sets sights on community buyout

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:12:00 GMT

Residents on Ulva have been given the go-ahead to try to buy the tiny Scottish island.

Breakthrough for Shieldhall tunnellers

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:37:13 GMT

Workers tunnelling the 3.1 mile Shieldhall Tunnel finally make their breakthrough.

Lost Siberian blue robin spotted in Scotland

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:53:16 GMT

The tiny bird was rescued in Orkney, the other side of the world from its normal wintering in Indonesia.

Former cleaners take up boardroom roles at Spotless

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:32:22 GMT

Nicola Barbour and Michelle Lamb are appointed joint managing directors of East Lothian-based firm Spotless.

'Instagram travel agency' to lure Londoners to Scotland

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:38:25 GMT

Travellers will be able to plan a bespoke trip from a London pop-up store based on travellers' images.

Scotland's papers: Party 'acid' attack probe

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:27:05 GMT

Police probe a liquid attack on revellers at a Cumbernauld house party, according to Scotland's front pages.

Your pictures 29 Sept - 6 Oct

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 05:18:31 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 29 September and 6 October.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:22:16 GMT

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

Your pictures 22 - 29 Sept

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:04:40 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 22 and 29 September.

Your pictures: 15 - 22 Sept

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:12:09 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 15 and 22 September.

Your pictures: 8-15 Sept

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:17:42 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in from 8-15 September.

Bayern Munich v Celtic: Jupp Heynckes 'bringing fun back' for Germans

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:14:39 GMT

Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng considered quitting Celtic's Champions League opponents before Jupp Heynckes replaced Carlo Ancelotti.

Celtic's Brendan Rodgers warns of fantastic Bayern Munich

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:00:55 GMT

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his side will respect hosts Bayern Munich but know they can score goals away from home.

Scottish Gossip: Rangers, Celtic, Aberdeen, Bayern Munich, Leeds, Newcastle, Dundee

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:44:45 GMT

Kenny Miller's agent is said to be in talks with Rangers over the striker's dispute as Joey Barton stars in Morrissey's video.

Building V&A Dundee

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:50:18 GMT

The finishing touches are applied to the exterior of the £80.1m museum which will open next year.

NHS Tracker

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:48:00 GMT

Use our tracker to check whether your local services are meeting strict waiting-time targets for cancer, routine operations and A&E.

Setting boundaries

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:18:23 GMT

How did the latest proposals for Scotland's new electoral map come about, and what might they mean?

Culture clash

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:57:34 GMT

Kenneth Macdonald weighs up the chances of Paisley scooping the UK City of Culture crown.

Your pictures of Scotland: 7 October - 13 October

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:10:47 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 7 October and 13 October.

Hacked off

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:24:49 GMT

A new exhibition shows how silver was the most powerful metal in Scotland's early years.

After Care

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:05:34 GMT

Callum Lynch spent years in care but managed to graduate from university yet he still worries about the future.