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Minister unveils Scottish business rates rise cap for 9,500 firms

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:52:11 GMT

Scotland's finance secretary moves to quell concerns over rapidly rising business rates by capping increases for a further 9,500 firms.



Scots woman arrested over husband's buried body

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:12:59 GMT

A woman from Scotland is arrested in Portugal for "corpse desecration" after her husband's remains were found on their farm.



Ciaran Williamson killed 'instantly' by falling headstone

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:38:16 GMT

The death of a boy killed by a gravestone was 'instantaneous and painless', an inquiry is told.



'Malpractice' claim at Glasgow City Council

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:22:48 GMT

Police meet senior figures at Glasgow City Council amid allegations of malpractice at the local authority.



Police investigate after woman raped on Elderslie footpath

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:08:59 GMT

Police in Renfrewshire are investigating after a 27-year-old woman was raped on a pathway near a primary school.



Scottish child abuse inquiry: Senior panel member resigns

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:01:09 GMT

A third senior figure on the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry resigns, citing personal reasons.



Storm Doris to bring snow and wind to Scotland

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:53:59 GMT

The fourth named storm of this winter, Doris, is expected to bring high winds and snow to Scotland on Thursday.



Rosemarkie beach closed after unexploded device found

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:20:49 GMT

An area of Rosemarkie beach on the Black Isle is cordoned off after an unexploded bomb was discovered.



MSPs vote to set income tax rates and bands for first time

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:29:29 GMT

The Scottish Parliament makes history by voting to set separate income tax rates and bands for the first time.



Missing boy found dead in Perthshire river named

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:58:13 GMT

A two-year-old boy found dead in a river after being reported missing in Perthshire is named by police.



Celtic unveils plans for hotel and museum complex

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:56:53 GMT

Celtic unveils plans for a hotel and museum complex near their stadium in Glasgow.



Sciennes Primary School teacher found dead in Edinburgh

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:30:24 GMT

The head teacher of an Edinburgh primary school pays tribute to a "popular" teacher who has been found dead.



Scottish Conservative MSP Annie Wells on being young and gay

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:21:23 GMT

Scottish Conservative MSP Annie Wells tells Holyrood that coming to terms with being gay as a young teenager took her to a "dark and confusing place".



Scotland's young carers at higher risk of mental health problems

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:07:30 GMT

A new study finds Scotland's young carers are more at risk of mental health problems than other children their age.



Virtual reality used to help design buildings for people with dementia

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:24:34 GMT

A Scottish architect has helped pioneer a virtual reality guide to designing buildings for people living with dementia.



Search for Perth grave of King James I

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:06:20 GMT

A proposal to search for the tomb of King James the First in Perth is announced as part of a plan to create a visitor attraction in the city.



Cowdenbeath's Dean Brett admits to betting against own team

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:39:42 GMT

Cowdenbeath's Dean Brett says he regrets a series of bets on football - including against his own team - that led to an SFA investigation.



Macmillan warns of cancer 'survival gap' in Scotland

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:05:00 GMT

A charity warns a cancer survival gap is growing between people living in the most and least deprived parts of Scotland.



Mum makes Bell's palsy awareness video

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:44:09 GMT

Mum's video to help people recognise the symptoms of Bell’s palsy.



Depeche Mode to headline 6 Music Festival

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:03 GMT

Depeche Mode are to headline the three-day 6 Music Festival 2017 in Glasgow, the BBC announces.



Craigpark Quarry near Ratho to be turned into surfing lake

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:40:24 GMT

Plans for a multi-million pound artificial surfing lake near Edinburgh are to be unveiled at public consultation events.



Scotland's papers: Business rate 'U-turn' and pension 'grab'

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:05:09 GMT

Scotland's front pages: Extra help planned for businesses hit by rate rise and concern at new pension proposals.



Your pictures: 3 - 10 Feb

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:02:10 GMT

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



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: 27 Jan - 3 Feb

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 12:29:37 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 27 January and 3 February.



Your pictures: 20-27 Jan

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 06:28:44 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 20 and 27 January.



Your pictures: 13-20 Jan

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:41:33 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 13 and 20 January.



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.



Owen Coyle: Blackburn boss leaves club by mutual consent

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:12:00 GMT

Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle leaves the Championship side by mutual consent with the club in relegation trouble.



European Athletics Indoor Championships: Laura Muir among six Scots in UK team

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:17:27 GMT

Laura Muir is one of six Scots named in the 31-strong UK Athletics team for next month's European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade.



Six Nations 2017: Scots must 'stand up' to Wales, says Gordon Reid

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:30:32 GMT

Scotland will need to "stand up" to Welsh bullying in their Six Nations encounter at Murrayfield on Saturday, says forward Gordon Reid.



Scotland's Sirens make netball history but lose 57-43 to Wasps

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:17:07 GMT

The Sirens, Scotland's first team in the professional Superleague, lose their debut game 57-43 to Wasps at Glasgow's Emirates Arena.



Scots 'Sheros'

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:32:48 GMT

Scotland's Hall of Heroes at the Wallace Monument is set to honour a woman for the first time.



Going underground

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:57 GMT

Twenty years ago, a busload of Scottish musicians travelled to France to play at a music festival. They went on to become some of the biggest names in the business.



Kidnap and regicide

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 06:14:32 GMT

A team of academics is hoping to find the grave of a 15th Century king of Scotland. Who was James I and why don't we know where he's buried?



Party season: Looking ahead to Scotland's political conferences

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:45:04 GMT

Scotland's political parties gearing up for their Spring conferences - here's what to expect.



Cell mystery

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:09:36 GMT

Researchers at Heriot-Watt university are challenging existing theories about the workings of some of our bodies' most important cells.



Your pictures of Scotland: 10-17 February

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:17:09 GMT

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