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Salmond: Brexit constitutional crisis 'good for Scotland'

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:52:09 GMT

A constitutional crisis over Brexit could be an "extremely good thing for Scotland", according to Alex Salmond.

Train hits a car at Cleghorn level crossing

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:42:24 GMT

Rail services are disrupted after a train hit a car at a level crossing in South Lanarkshire.

Ban on smoking in cars with children to come into force

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:11:31 GMT

A new law making it illegal to smoke in a car with anyone under the age of 18 will come into force in Scotland from midnight.

Nicola Sturgeon visits Ahmadiyya Mosque in Glasgow

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 15:09:45 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon visits the mosque that was attended by murdered Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah later.

Girl, 14, dies after car overturns near Ellon

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:56:08 GMT

A 14-year-old girl dies after being seriously injured when a car overturned and ended up submerged in a burn in Aberdeenshire.

Two in custody after Fraserburgh 'serious assault'

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:21:07 GMT

Two people are in custody following what police described as a report of a serious assault in Fraserburgh.

Missing boy Charlie Caston found safe and well

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 13:56:07 GMT

A missing five-year-old boy has been found safe and well, say police.

Man arrested over death in Edinburgh's Scotland Street

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:46:08 GMT

Police investigating the death of a man in one of the most expensive streets in Edinburgh make an arrest.

Five-year-old boy seriously injured in Carluke crash

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:40:38 GMT

A five-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after being involved in a two-car crash in Carluke in South Lanarkshire.

Passenger appeal after death of taxi driver John Nisbet

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:58:29 GMT

Police investigating the death of a taxi driver following a road accident are trying to trace his last passengers.

Two seriously injured in attack in Baillieston

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:26:57 GMT

Two men have been seriously injured in an attack in Baillieston in the north of Glasgow.

Events mark Small Business Saturday across Scotland

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:02:34 GMT

Events are taking place across the country to promote Scotland's 350,000 small and medium sized firms.

Salmond: Holyrood 'could provoke crisis' over Brexit

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:15:01 GMT

The Scottish parliament could provoke a constitutional crisis over Brexit, says Alex Salmond.

Amputee footballer shortlisted for goal of the month award

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:15:39 GMT

A one-legged amateur footballer has been shortlisted for the SPFL's goal of the month

The Scottish village left £400,000 by former PoW

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:07:41 GMT

Former German soldier donated his life savings.

Hundreds of pupils stage giant ceilidh dance outside school

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:40:38 GMT

Hundreds of pupils in East Dunbartonshire have joined in a giant ceilidh dance outside their school to mark the start of the social dance season.

Scot tells of fighting for Peshmerga against IS

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:49:07 GMT

A former Scottish soldier returns home after months fighting alongside the Peshmerga against the so-called Islamic State.

Artist Nichol Wheatley stages first solo exhibition

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:27:24 GMT

Artist Nichol Wheatley stages his first solo exhibition.

Amputee player Tommy McKay nominated for SPFL goal of the month

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:28:32 GMT

A one-legged amateur footballer is shortlisted for the Scottish Professional Football League's goal of the month.

Ken Loach plea to would-be actors ahead of film auditions

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:10:28 GMT

Would-be film actors are urged to audition for the big screen this weekend by the film director Ken Loach.

Scotland's papers: Paedophile ring claim and strike threat

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:06:12 GMT

A police investigation into a "paedophile ring" in Falkirk in the 1970s and the threat of a Christmas Post Office strike feature on Scotland's front pages.

Your pictures 18 - 25 November

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:11:51 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 18 and 25 November.

Your pictures 11 - 18 November

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:47:03 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 November.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:17:27 GMT

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

Your pictures 4-11 Nov

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:19:21 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 4 and 11 November.

Your pictures 28 Oct - 4 Nov

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:27 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 28 October and 4 November.

Your pictures: 21-28 Oct

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:21:45 GMT

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

Brendan Rodgers seeks strong Celtic finish in Champions League

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:17:20 GMT

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers hopes his side can finish their unsuccessful Champions League campaign "on a high".

Gordon Reid beaten by Joachim Gerard in Masters final at Olympic Park

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:36:16 GMT

Gordon Reid loses in three sets to defending champion Joachim Gerard in the Wheelchair Masters final at London's Olympic Park.

Scotland: Hugo Southwell savours swagger of Vern Cotter's side

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:17:27 GMT

Vern Cotter's Scotland possess a swagger and belief lacking for many years, according to former full-back Hugo Southwell.

2016 World Bowls Championships: Lesley Doig loses out to Karen Murphy in final

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:55:27 GMT

Scotland's Lesley Doig loses her women's singles final at the World Bowls Championships in New Zealand.

Nice news

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:06:46 GMT

Here is a selection of some of the good news stories from around Scotland this week.

Borders and Brexit

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:32:15 GMT

After the Brexit vote, what can Scotland learn from the border country in Ireland?

Lean times

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:33:21 GMT

Is university funding in crisis? BBC Scotland education correspondent Jamie McIvor investigates.

Your pictures of Scotland

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:51:30 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 November and 2 December.

One year on

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:13:49 GMT

Nearly a year on from the first of a string of major floods to hit the Scottish Borders, what progress has been made to address the issue?