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May confirms UK to leave EU single market

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:58:41 GMT

The prime minister puts herself on a collision course with the Scottish government after confirming that the UK will leave the European single market.

Footballers Goodwillie and Robertson ruled as rapists

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:46:20 GMT

A former Scotland international footballer and his ex-teammate are ruled to be rapists and ordered to pay £100,000 damages in a civil action.

Puppy recovering after swallowing kitchen knife

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:56:34 GMT

A puppy who swallowed an 8in kitchen knife is recovering after undergoing life-saving emergency surgery.

Penilee shooting: Police search for gunman's pushchair

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:04:05 GMT

Detectives are trying to trace a child's buggy being pushed by the gunman who shot a man outside a Glasgow school.

Criminal convictions in Scotland reach record low

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:20:26 GMT

The number of criminal convictions in Scotland falls to the lowest level on record, according to a report.

Icelandic GPS 'message in bottle' washed up on Tiree

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:17:32 GMT

A "message in a bottle" scientific experiment reaches a Scottish island a year after it was dropped into the sea in Iceland.

Scotland: Anna Signeul stepping down to take up Finland job

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:16:05 GMT

Anna Signeul will step down as Scotland head coach after this summer's Euro 2017 finals to take charge of the Finnish national side.

Scotland sees A&E target miss in first week of 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:13:30 GMT

Just under 88% of patients attending A&E departments in Scotland in the first week of 2017 were seen within the four hour target, new figures show.

Lord Advocate wants 'significant reform' of Scots justice system

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:06:23 GMT

The Lord Advocate says "significant reform" is ongoing in Scotland's justice system after MSPs raise "serious concerns".

Oil industry body Opito chief executive David Doig dies

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:57:05 GMT

Tribute is paid to the chief executive of an oil and gas industry development organisation after his death at the age of 57.

Passenger left shotgun on train in Dumfries station

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:11:17 GMT

Police are called out after a passenger leaves a shotgun on a train at Dumfries station.

Spending on North Sea equipment break-up 'to rise'

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:07:41 GMT

Industry spending on the break-up of old North Sea equipment is expected to rise 60% this year, to nearly £2bn.

Theresa May wants nations 'fully engaged' in Brexit

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:54:46 GMT

The UK prime minister says stronger ties among the four nations of the UK will lead to greater post-Brexit trading.

Journalists discuss the ‘lunch hour’ drinking culture back in the day at the The Scotsman

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:29:50 GMT

Andrew Marr and other journalists discuss the drinking culture at the The Scotsman newspaper in the 1980s.

Mother 'heard a shot' as she dropped her son at nursery

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:55:32 GMT

A 35-year-old man is in a stable condition in hospital after a shooting near a primary school in Glasgow.

Former FMs' ideas on shake-up of Holyrood

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:17:18 GMT

Two former first ministers say government ministers should be scrutinised more closely to strengthen democracy in the Scottish Parliament.

Tunisia inquests: 'Families want to know what happened'

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:00:44 GMT

A lawyer representing the families of British holidaymakers who died in the Sousse attack says they just want to know what happened their loved ones.

Ring reveals story of Auschwitz Scot Jane Haining

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:40:50 GMT

The Antiques Roadshow reveals new details about a ring which belonged to a Scotswoman who died in Auschwitz.

Fish stunning begins in Union Canal at Linlithgow

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:12:46 GMT

Fish are being stunned in a section of the Union Canal to enable them to be moved before the canal is partially drained for the first time in 40 years.

Royal Mail stamp set marks UK's prehistoric treasures

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:33:09 GMT

Some of the archaeological treasures of prehistoric Britain feature in a new set of eight stamps.

Scotland's papers: 'Buggy assassin' and hard Brexit

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:16:23 GMT

The shooting of a man outside a school and Theresa May's upcoming Brexit speech are two stories on Scotland's front pages.

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.

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 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.

Your pictures 2-9 Dec

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:10:38 GMT

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

Edinburgh: Myreside 'can be better than Glasgow's Scotstoun' - Andy Irvine

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:43:54 GMT

Edinburgh can create a vibrancy at Myreside that even trumps the atmosphere at rivals Glasgow, believes Andy Irvine.

Gary Caldwell: Chesterfield appoint former Wigan Athletic manager as new boss

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:23:13 GMT

League One strugglers Chesterfield name former Wigan Athletic boss Gary Caldwell as their new manager.

Erik Cikos leaves Ross County to pursue 'exciting opportunity'

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:30:12 GMT

Erik Cikos leaves Ross County by mutual consent, with boss Jim McIntyre saying the defender is pursing "an exciting opportunity".

Masters 2017: Joe Perry and Mark Allen progress to quarters

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:12:57 GMT

Joe Perry thrashes former world champion Stuart Bingham 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the Masters.

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.

Taxing times

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:53:19 GMT

BBC Scotland looks at the idea of a tax on parking spaces at workplaces ahead of Scottish ministers unveiling plans to tackle climate change.

Feeling the cold

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 01:51:42 GMT

It's cold and flu season - but where should you turn for help? A&E, your GP or a local pharmacy?

Andy Murray

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:51:22 GMT

World number one Andy Murray on the Australian Open, playing in 30 degree heat and his first Christmas as a father.

Paper tigress

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:54:37 GMT

The Scotsman newspaper was first published 200 years ago but for one day in 1995 it decided to change gender.

Outer space

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:30:26 GMT

The concept of self-storage is relatively new to Scotland but it seems to be catching on. So what do people use storage centres for?

Your pictures of Scotland: 6 - 13 January

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:05:14 GMT

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