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Major Forties oil pipeline to be closed for repairs

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:14:05 GMT

The Forties pipeline's owner Ineos says that, despite pressure being reduced, a crack has extended.

Scottish court hears of 'sophisticated' drug gang

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:00:44 GMT

Nine men appear at the High Court in Glasgow in connection with drugs, firearms, and violence offences.

Freezing weather cancels dozens of Scottish flights

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:45:58 GMT

More than 40 flights from Edinburgh have been cancelled due to wintry conditions down south.

Driver dies after car crash on A890 near Strathcarron Hotel

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:30:30 GMT

The 42-year-old driver died at the scene of the one-car collision at Strathcarron in Wester Ross.

Catholic orphanage in Lanark 'force fed' children

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:51:45 GMT

The child abuse inquiry is told by a witness he has been left with persistent concerns about eating.

Man charged over Hearts FC fraud

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:37:04 GMT

Inquiries have been ongoing since the alleged offence was reported to police on 10 August.

How giraffes helped Poppy Campbell find her voice

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:26:55 GMT

An encounter with giraffes at a safari park broke months of silence from Poppy Campbell.

New breast cancer drug approved for use in Scotland

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:12:49 GMT

The new treatment can halt the spread of the disease for up to two years for terminally-ill patients.

Man pushed onto Glasgow subway tracks

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:55:46 GMT

British Transport police are appealing for witnesses after the 23-year-old was pushed and then punched by the suspect.

Sixteen charged over football disorder in Edinburgh

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:29:06 GMT

The group of men and boys, aged between 15 and 22, have each been charged with a public disorder offence.

Corrie Mckeague: Landfill search for missing airman ends

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:35:13 GMT

RAF airman Corrie Mckeague was last seen in September 2016 during a night out in Suffolk.

Boy, 16, injured in 'vicious' attack in Annan

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:39:46 GMT

The teenager suffered serious facial injuries after the "prolonged" assault in Annan, in Dumfries and Galloway.

Sleep in the Park raises millions for homeless

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:04:41 GMT

More than 8,000 people braved temperatures as low as -7C to raise money and awareness of homelessness.

Storm Caroline sweeps across Scotland

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:58:28 GMT

Travel is disrupted due to high winds, and low-lying areas of coastline are hit by large waves.

'Homeless Jesus' in Glasgow

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:49:56 GMT

A sculpture depicting Jesus as a homeless man sleeping on a bench has been installed in Glasgow city centre.

'Chennai Six' Scot Billy Irving arrives home

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:30:53 GMT

The first of the so-called Chennai Six has arrived in the UK, more than four years after the former soldiers were jailed in India on weapons charges.

Galloway cattle breed gets its own logo

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:59:42 GMT

One of Scotland's "oldest and purest" cattle breeds gets more recognition to try to clear up customer confusion.

Giant box to save 'rotting' Mackintosh house

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:42:14 GMT

A plan to rescue Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece - The Hill House in Helensburgh - is unveiled.

Could Còsagach be Scotland's version of Hygge?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:24:53 GMT

Còsagach - the feeling of being snug and cosy - is hailed as the Scottish rival to the Danish concept of Hygge.

New Netflix drama Outlaw King boosts film sector

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:24:44 GMT

Government and lottery investment worth £1m is returning more than 10 times that amount.

Scotland's papers: Brexit 'not real deal'?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:38:35 GMT

Doubts over Theresa May's delicate Brexit deal feature on the front pages of Scotland's papers.

Your pictures: 24 Nov - 1 Dec

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:06:40 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 November and 1 December.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:27:28 GMT

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

Your pictures: 17 - 24 Nov

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 06:11:14 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 17 and 24 November.

Your pictures: 10 - 17 Nov

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:00:36 GMT

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

Your pictures: 3 - 10 Nov

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:02:25 GMT

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

Europa League round of 32: Celtic drawn to face Zenit St Petersburg

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:40:25 GMT

Celtic will meet Zenit St Petersburg in the last 32 of the Europa League after being paired with Roberto Mancini's side in Monday's draw.

Rangers will have to 'scrap' sometimes, says Graeme Murty

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:35:49 GMT

Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty calls on his players to continue to be "brave" after a testing win against Ross County.

Chris McLaughlin's words of the weekend: Aberdeen chairman Milne takes spoils

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:29:24 GMT

Aberdeen's Stewart Milne emerges from the Derek McInnes saga with huge credit, says BBC Scotland's Chris McLaughlin.

Chris Burke: Kilmarnock winger relishing impact of Steve Clarke

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:27:58 GMT

Chris Burke was "shocked" to learn of Steve Clarke's arrival at Rugby Park, but is relishing the impact he has made at Kilmarnock.

Forgotten war

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:01:15 GMT

A century ago Scottish soldiers fought to capture the Holy City during the "forgotten war" of WW1.

Cold snap

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:35:00 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland in the snow and sub-zero temperatures.

Park life

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:35:26 GMT

Clem Sandison's community orchard in Alexandra Park has been named one of the best in the UK.

Spark of Genius

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:18:32 GMT

Ian Rankin on the woman who was the Creme de la Creme of Scottish novelists.

Your pictures of Scotland: 1 - 8 December

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:16:12 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 1 and 8 December.

Notes of interest

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:08:20 GMT

A year has passed since the four micro-engraved notes went into circulation but what happened to them?