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Vehicle's tyres 'shot out' during police incident

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:16:43 GMT

Police have used shotgun rounds to stop a vehicle during an intelligence-led operation in the north east of Glasgow.

Man accused of attempting to murder 11 relatives

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:27:29 GMT

A man goes on trial accused of attempting to murder 11 members of his family at a holiday home in the Highlands.

Dundee boxer Mike Towell in 'critical' condition in hospital

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:46:18 GMT

Dundee boxer Mike Towell is in a "critical" condition in hospital after becoming unwell at a bout in Glasgow on Thursday night.

Boy, 13, charged with attempted murder after Paisley attack

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:17:41 GMT

A 13-year-old boy appears in court charged with attempted murder after a gang attack on a man in Renfrewshire.

HSBC to cut Stirling technology centre jobs

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:32:36 GMT

Banking giant HSBC announces the closure of a technology centre in Forth Valley with the loss of nearly 90 jobs.

Mum could be deported while children stay in Dingwall

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:28:26 GMT

An Indian woman faces being separated from her two children who are pupils at a Highlands primary school because of an issue with her visa.

New 999 ambulance priorities piloted

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:00:03 GMT

A new response system for 999 calls is to be piloted by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Cancer clusters at nuclear sites 'not linked to radiation'

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:12:51 GMT

An investigation into clusters of cancer cases around Sellafield and Dounreay nuclear sites finds they were very unlikely to have been caused by radiation exposure.

Police watchdog to investigate Elizabeth Bowe's death

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:49:39 GMT

The police watchdog launches an investigation following the death of a 50-year-old woman.

Call for extra scrutiny of 'increasingly complex' Scots budget

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:47:07 GMT

The auditor general calls for extra transparency and scrutiny of the Scottish government's "increasingly complex" budgets.

Chhokar murder trial: Defence claims accused is 'scapegoat'

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:45:19 GMT

A man accused of murdering Surjit Singh Chhokar in 1998 has been made a "scapegoat" for the killing, his QC claims.

New stretch of A9 south of Aviemore opened to traffic

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:00:09 GMT

A new stretch of carriageway on the A9 has been opened to traffic between Kincraig and Dalraddy south of Aviemore.

Scottish ambulance service to pilot new 999 response system

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:26:50 GMT

A new response system for 999 calls is to be piloted by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Technology brings music to life in Ayrshire

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:21:23 GMT

A group of musicians with disabilities are using technology to compose music for a festival performance in Ayrshire.

Preparations for loading of rig on ship in Lewis bay

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:23:01 GMT

Final preparations are being made to load the rig Transocean Winner on to a transport ship.

Southern white rhino calf born at Blair Drummond Safari Park

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:19:34 GMT

A southern white rhino calf named Bonnie is born at Blair Drummond Safari Park near Stirling.

Light show illuminates Perthshire's Enchanted Forest

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:58:49 GMT

A sound and light show is illuminating the Enchanted Forest event at Perthshire's Faskally Wood.

Police investigations of SNP MPs raised at Holyrood

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:42:11 GMT

The subject of SNP MPs being investigated by the police is raised with Nicola Sturgeon during first minister's questions.

Edinburgh University to buy former fire headquarters

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:44:58 GMT

Edinburgh University is to buy the city's former fire service headquarters which is currently used as a museum.

Loopallu music festival set to begin in Ullapool

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:17:43 GMT

The Loopallu music festival is due to begin in Ullapool in Wester Ross in the north west Highlands.

Scotland's papers: Navy 'mess' and Phil 'The Poorer' Taylor

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:09:19 GMT

Claims that sailors returned from a nuclear submarine mission and smashed up a bar and darts champion Phil Taylor is ordered to hand over £830,000 to his ex-wife.

Your pictures 16 to 23 Sept

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:14:28 GMT

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

Send us your pictures

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:31:08 GMT

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

Your pictures: 9-16 Sept

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:56:55 GMT

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

Your pictures: 2 to 9 Sept

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:48:25 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 2 and 9 September.

Your pictures: 26 Aug - 2 Sept

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 10:46:56 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 August and 2 September.

No corruption in Scottish football, says Hibs' Neil Lennon

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:35:01 GMT

Hibs boss Neil Lennon insists there is no "bung culture" in Scotland but says he was aware of a problem during his time in England.

Fears over Scottish clubs' future in Champions League

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:24:38 GMT

The chair of Europe's football leagues delivers a warning over changes that could lock Scots clubs out of the Champions League.

Ricky Burns: Adrien Broner ready for Glasgow fight if Kiryl Relikh is beaten

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:07:09 GMT

Ricky Burns will take on Adrien Broner in Glasgow in December if he defends his world title against Kiryl Relikh, says promoter Eddie Hearn.

Your pictures of Scotland: 23-30 September

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:25:29 GMT

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

Maasai hero

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:12:47 GMT

BBC Scotland's Willie Johnston tells the story of the "humble" explorer who links a small Scots village with the famous Maasai warriors.

Raising the roof

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:03:21 GMT

Scotland's 305 thatched roof buildings are surveyed for the first time in a bid to help conserve the structures.

Shimmer and shine

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:12:00 GMT

The 15th annual Enchanted Forest event in Faskally Wood, Pitlochry, opens with a show called "shimmer"

Lights, camera, action

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:47:53 GMT

Sightings of the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, were made from Scotland on Wednesday night.

Paterson finds peace

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:13:32 GMT

Steve Paterson finds peace in Dufftown, years after storing £10,000 from Manchester United in a tin and leaving Aberdeen in a car boot.