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Tributes paid to Glasgow couple in Saudi crash

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:25:11 GMT

Tributes are paid to a Glasgow couple killed in a minibus accident in Saudi Arabia after a pilgrimage to Mecca.

Scottish government targets 66% emissions cut by 2032

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:59:38 GMT

The Scottish government sets a target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 66% by 2032 in its draft climate change plan.

Milngavie fire woman Rebecca Williams discharged from hospital

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:28:22 GMT

A woman seriously injured in a fire that killed her boyfriend on New Year's Day is discharged from hospital.

Devolved administrations hold 'difficult' Brexit talks

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:20:02 GMT

Scotland's Brexit minister Mike Russell says there is "great frustration building up" over the UK's handling of Brexit.

Nairn cataract patient's 12-month waiting time criticised at FMQs

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:40:26 GMT

A woman faces a minimum wait of 12 months for a consultation about surgery for a cataract, MSPs have heard.

Priest and parishioners pelted with eggs outside Fife church

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:54:36 GMT

A priest and parishioners at a Fife church are attacked with eggs and subjected to anti-Catholic abuse as they make their way into Mass.

First images of sunken Scapa Flow warship HMS Vanguard released

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:15:31 GMT

The first images of a warship sunk in 1917 off Orkney are released after divers were given special permission to visit the wreck.

Bomb disposal team examines Edinburgh 'grenade'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:54:29 GMT

Explosives experts are called out after the discovery of a suspected World War Two hand grenade in Edinburgh.

Overdose mother in parental consent plea

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:14:33 GMT

Mother of teenager who overdosed on anti-anxiety pills says there is a fault in Scotland's healthcare system.

Plan for Edinburgh tourist tax next spring

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:50:18 GMT

A tourist tax could be in place in Edinburgh from spring 2018 if a City Deal for the region is given the go-ahead, according to the council leader.

Rural areas of Scotland 'let down' by bus services

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:45:29 GMT

MSPs are being urged to radically change the way Scotland's bus services are run.

Vote on HIE will be taken into account, says Sturgeon

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:30:46 GMT

The Scottish government will reflect carefully on calls to allow Highlands and Islands Enterprise to retain its own board, says Nicola Sturgeon.

FMQs clash over patient's 12-month waiting time

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:05:45 GMT

The case of a cataract patient who was advised of a 12-month wait for treatment causes a stir in Holyrood.

Scots woman in The Gambia: 'Hotel staff have left for Senegal'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:22:18 GMT

A Scottish woman on holiday in The Gambia describes how food is running short and staff are deserting the hotel.

SNP's Joanna Cherry on Scottish trade with EU and UK

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:15:22 GMT

The SNP's Joanna Cherry looks at future Scottish trade deals with the EU and UK.

Australian Open: Andy Murray moving freely as Novak Djokovic exits

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:26:41 GMT

Andy Murray appears to be moving freely after twisting an ankle as he prepares to play Sam Querrey in the third round of the Australian Open.

Supermarket introduces 'relaxed' lane

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:24:26 GMT

A supermarket in Moray introduces a "relaxed" lane aimed at making life at the checkout less stressful for some of its more vulnerable customers.

New Jersey rescue catamaran washes up on Uist three years later

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:14:56 GMT

The barnacle-covered remains of a catamaran wash up on South Uist three years after its crew were rescued off the US coast.

'Lost kingdom' linked to Galloway

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:38:41 GMT

Archaeological research at a site in Galloway suggests it may have been at the heart of a "lost kingdom" from the Dark Ages.

Theory seeks to explain Namibia's 'fairy circles'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:29:08 GMT

One of nature's most puzzling spectacles - the Fairy Circles of Namibia - may have been explained by a new theory.

Scotland's papers: Bank's 'black day' and airman's 'double life'

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:12:17 GMT

Scotland's front pages: Hundreds of Scots banking jobs are axed and missing airman was a "secret swinger".

Your pictures: 6 - 13 Jan

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:05:14 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 6 and 13 January.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 11:59:06 GMT

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

Your pictures: 30 Dec - 6 Jan

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 11:52:56 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 30 December and 6 January.

Your pictures 23 -30 Dec

Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:01:11 GMT

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

Your pictures 16 - 23 Dec

Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:27:49 GMT

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

Your pictures 9 - 16 Dec

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:09:53 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 9 and 16 December.

Glasgow Warriors make move for Scotland centre Huw Jones

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:09:22 GMT

Glasgow Warriors are to offer a contract to Scotland centre Huw Jones as the club also pursues a deal for Bath fly-half Adam Hastings.

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers delivers warm praise for winter break

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:09:55 GMT

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers believes English football should learn from the Scottish game and implement a winter break.

Australian Open 2017: Britain's Andy Murray and Dan Evans prepare for third round

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:52:39 GMT

Andy Murray has no injury worries heading into his third round match with Sam Querrey, while Dan Evans prepares to meet Bernard Tomic.

A step nearer?

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 11:58:25 GMT

Is the UK's apparently clean break from the European Union going to trigger a second Scottish independence referendum? BBC Scotland political reporter Philip Sim weighs up the issues.

Trump's mother

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:48:55 GMT

Donald Trump's mother Mary Anne MacLeod grew up on the Hebridean island of Lewis.

Celtic Connections

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:40:42 GMT

Celtic Connections musical director Donald Shaw highlights 10 of the most interesting events from the 18-day festival.

Hot water

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:40:07 GMT

BBC Scotland looks at the concept of district heating as a more environmentally friendly option as Scottish ministers prepare to unveil climate change plans.

Joan of art

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:40:51 GMT

A new exhibition of work by one of the UK's greatest post-war artists, Joan Eardley, is being held at the Scottish Gallery in Edinburgh.

Who's back?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:45:48 GMT

Scots actress Karen Gillan talks to BBC Scotland about making a film in Scotland, her home city and Avengers: Infinity War.