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Child sex claims against youth coach Hugh Stevenson

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:28:41 GMT

A former youth football coach and top-flight assistant referee is accused of a catalogue of child sex offences in Scotland.

Almost 1,500 school pupils in Aberdeen given anti-weapons lessons

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:37:10 GMT

Almost 1,500 secondary pupils across Aberdeen have been given anti-weapons lessons in the wake of the killing of schoolboy Bailey Gwynne.

Scotland's papers: SFA apology and custody death probe

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:07:50 GMT

The Scottish Football Association says sorry over abuse allegations and tests on body of man who died in custody confirms presence of drugs.

Global education data to be published

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:36:38 GMT

Data that allows comparisons to be made between schoolchildren in Scotland and those in the rest of the world will be published later.

Dundee site takes over Inverness fire control room calls

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:37:42 GMT

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has shut its operations control room in Inverness.

Man killed in dumper truck accident in Edinburgh

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:51:13 GMT

A man is killed after being hit and crushed by a dumper truck in Edinburgh.

British Santa Safari tour worker killed in Lapland

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:36:43 GMT

A British woman working for a Santa Safari tour company is stabbed to death in Lapland.

Forgue house fire tackled by 30 firefighters

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:14:39 GMT

Thirty firefighters are called out to tackle a house fire in Aberdeenshire.

Woman in court on Troon murder charge

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:14:51 GMT

A woman appears at Ayr Sheriff Court charged with murdering her disabled sister.

Ultra-runner breaks Ramsay's Round winter record

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:13:34 GMT

Ultra-runner Donnie Campbell completes a record-breaking endurance challenge by finishing Ramsay's Round in under 24 hours.

Ruth Davidson warns against 'divisive Brexit'

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:20:17 GMT

The leader of the Scottish Conservatives calls on the UK to avoid a "divisive Brexit" and to heal the divisions left by the referendum.

Fife man sentenced over tiger claws sale bid

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:59:00 GMT

A man who tried to sell tiger body parts from his home in Fife has been given a community payback order.

Anti-abortion group in censorship claim at Stathclyde University

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:29:26 GMT

Anti-abortion students claim they are being denied their right to freedom of expression by the students' association at Strathclyde University.

Wife helped rapist Scott Rose prey on young girl

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:39:09 GMT

A child rapist was helped by his wife to prey on a teenage girl using social media messaging, a court is told.

Former top-flight assistant referee accused of child sex offences

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:32:39 GMT

A former youth football coach has been accused of a child sex offences in Scotland. Pete Haynes claims Hugh Stevenson sexually abused him during the 70s and 80s.

Minister's vow to protect fishing industry

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:59:36 GMT

Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing tells fishermen he is determined to protect EU markets and funding.

Storm Desmond flood report published

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:05:26 GMT

A report is published into the extreme flooding caused by Storm Desmond last year that hit many parts of the UK, including the Borders.

Salmond: Holyrood 'could provoke crisis' over Brexit

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:15:14 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.

Scottish fossils tell story of early life

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:03:49 GMT

Fossils of possibly the earliest backboned four-legged animals to walk have been found in Scotland.

Calvin Harris loses out to Blur for Fiorentina celebration song

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:29:48 GMT

Two songs featuring Scottish DJ Calvin Harris miss out on the chance to become the "celebration song" of Serie A football team Fiorentina.

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.

Ian Cathro: Hearts announce new head coach

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:37:06 GMT

Ian Cathro is the new head coach at Hearts, signing a three-and-a-half-year deal after leaving Newcastle.

Ian Cathro: who is the new Hearts head coach?

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:04:16 GMT

BBC Scotland's Richard Wilson profiles new Hearts head coach Ian Cathro; his coaching background, tactics and personality

Scottish Gossip: Cathro, MacPhee, Dembele and Windass

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:45:13 GMT

Hearts head coach Ian Cathro says he deserves his chance and Pep Guardiola admits he is a fan of Celtic's Moussa Dembele

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic boss prepares for Manchester City tie

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:56:21 GMT

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers intends to be at the club "for as long as he can" as his side prepare to face Manchester City in the Champions League.

Court showdown

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:31:33 GMT

Who has the power to trigger Article 50, starting the formal process of the UK leaving the European Union?

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.