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Barack Obama due in Edinburgh for charity fundraiser

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:48:57 GMT

The event at the EICC is one of his first major addresses since his term as president came to an end.

General election 2017: Scottish parties to resume campaigns

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:51:32 GMT

Scotland's political parties restart their general election campaigns following the Manchester bombing.

Debris found after Mull of Kintyre aircraft crash

Fri, 26 May 2017 01:00:44 GMT

It is not known how many people were on the aircraft, which came down two miles off the Scottish coast.

Borders schoolboy completes year sleeping in a tent

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:51:38 GMT

The 10-year-old from the Borders gave up his bedroom to spend 365 nights camping out in the garden.

Manchester attack: Family say bomb victim from Barra 'is a fighter'

Thu, 25 May 2017 21:04:10 GMT

The family of a girl critically injured in the Manchester suicide bombing say she is continuing to battle.

Isabella Jackson jailed over Theresa May death threat

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:35:21 GMT

The 73-year-old also made bomb threat to Harrods, London Kings Cross Station and Edinburgh Airport.

Fred Talbot guilty of sex offences on trips to Scotland

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:09:59 GMT

The former TV weatherman indecently assaulted boys on school trips to Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s.

Temperatures rise across Scotland

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:17:38 GMT

It is warm across most of the country but the mercury is still falling short of Scotland's record for May of 30.9C.

Come Dine With Me winner sentenced over abusive posts

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:30:57 GMT

Channel 4's Come Dine With Me winner Lucy Haughey sent abusive messages to her then boyfriend's ex-partner.

No trophy events after Scottish Cup Final in wake of Manchester bomb

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:33:56 GMT

Whoever wins, neither Aberdeen or Celtic will hold trophy events in the wake of the Manchester bombing.

Two teenagers appear in Glasgow court charged with murder

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:31:43 GMT

The 16 and 17-year-old boys are alleged to have attacked Ajani Tella in Glasgow's Springburn in 2015.

Kirk's General Assembly moves towards allowing gay marriage

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:58:49 GMT

Assembly accepts a report saying ministers should not be denied the authority to preside over gay weddings.

Football agent Kenny Moyes 'duped' in Rangers bid

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:53:40 GMT

The agent introduced two people to the club whose bid relied on a fake bank letter, a court hears.

Tillicoultry brick attack investigated as hate crime

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:31:08 GMT

A brick was thrown through the window of a Syrian family's home in the early hours of the morning.

MSPs 'do not have confidence' in police board chief

Thu, 25 May 2017 16:44:29 GMT

A Holyrood committee says it does not believe Andrew Flanagan is the best person to lead the Scottish Police Authority.

Biker in critical condition following crash on A706 near Linlithgow

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:40:44 GMT

The man is being treated at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the crash at about 10:25.

Scotland's one-minute silence for Manchester

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:46:22 GMT

People across Scotland stop to observe a minute's silence for those killed and injured in the Manchester bomb attack.

Orcas interrupt fishing trip off Aberdeenshire

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:49:38 GMT

A fisherman who saw a pod of killer whales off Rattray Head says they were "an amazing sight to see up close".

Nicola Sturgeon outlines help for Barra families

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:55:02 GMT

Psychologists are on their way to Barra to help the families and friends of Eilidh MacLeod, who died in the Manchester attack, and Laura MacIntyre, who was seriously injured.

Happy Birthday to the Town for Tomorrow!

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:54:37 GMT

Happy Birthday to the 'Town for Tomorrow'! Fifty years ago, Princess Margaret opened Cumbernauld's futuristic town centre.

Nicola Sturgeon outlines heightened security at public events

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:32:40 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon says travellers and people attending major public events in Scotland can expect increased security measures.

Armed police deployed across Scotland

Wed, 24 May 2017 13:31:19 GMT

Armed police officers are being deployed in Scotland as security measures are stepped up following the upgrading of the UK terror threat level from severe to critical.

Glasgow gallery left empty for 'cancelled' exhibition

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:12:22 GMT

People are being asked to suggest alternative uses for the gallery left empty by artist Marlie Mul.

River Clyde 'healthier and stench-free'

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:23:46 GMT

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency says investment has reduced pollution and restored habitats.

Scotland's papers: 'MI5 was warned'

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:16:46 GMT

Claims that the security services were warned about the Manchester bomber's support for IS feature on the front pages.

Your pictures 12 to 19 May

Sun, 21 May 2017 09:00:28 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 12 and 19 May.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 05 May 2017 12:56:04 GMT

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

Your pictures 5 to 12 May

Fri, 12 May 2017 11:23:17 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 5 and 12 May.

Your pictures 28 April - 5 May

Fri, 05 May 2017 12:51:48 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 28 April and 5 May.

Your pictures 21 - 28 April

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:04:13 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 21 and 28 April.

Dundee United 0-0 Hamilton Academical

Thu, 25 May 2017 20:41:30 GMT

Simon Murray receives two bookings for simulation as Dundee United draw with Hamilton in the Premiership play-off final first leg.

Scotland Sevens: Discussions to absorb squad into Team GB have taken place

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:20:25 GMT

Scotland's sevens squad could be absorbed into a Great Britain side from 2018, just days after clinching the London World Series title.

Dundee United's Wato Kuate to exit Tannadice after play-off bust-up

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:35:39 GMT

Wato Kuate has played his last game for Dundee United after a bust-up with team-mates, says manager Ray McKinnon.

Sir Alex Ferguson: Lisbon Lions triumph is 'the greatest feat in football'

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:45:33 GMT

Sir Alex Ferguson says Celtic winning the European Cup in 1967 established them as 'the pioneers of doing the impossible'.

Legendary action

Fri, 26 May 2017 00:51:59 GMT

A team of climbers based in the Cairngorms played a part in making the movie's physical stunts work.

Dark cloud on Barra

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:50:37 GMT

The parish priest on Barra talks of a great weight on the people after two girls were caught up in the Manchester bombing.

Wet and wild

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:27:44 GMT

Calum Maclean shares his interest in swimming and exploring Scotland's cold rivers, lochs and seas.

Who is running your council?

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:50:57 GMT

Following May's local elections, who is now running your council?

Spring Fling

Thu, 25 May 2017 09:33:41 GMT

An open studio event in south west Scotland boasts a range of unusual locations and a variety of artists.

'I had a stroke at 14'

Wed, 24 May 2017 11:42:21 GMT

Brenna's mother thought her daughter was too young and too healthy to be having a stroke.

Deal or no deal?

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:50:44 GMT

No clear cut winners in Scotland's local elections means difficult deals have to be done.