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Trussell Trust says food parcel numbers hit new high

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:07:02 GMT

The Trussell Trust says its food banks handed out more than 145,000 emergency food parcels last year.

Trial of seaweed farm under way near Oban

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:07:18 GMT

There are hopes that a one hectare site near Oban can tap into a global industry worth £4billion.

Villagers dig in for own broadband network

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:08:39 GMT

Residents of an internet-starved Stirlingshire village are planning to create their own broadband network.

Exports of Scottish farmed salmon leap by 17%

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:08:54 GMT

But sector leaders warn of the possible impact on jobs from tariffs and changes in immigration law.

Scotland's prosecution service 'under considerable pressure', say MSPs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:09:16 GMT

MSPs found the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is facing more complex cases with fewer staff.

Holyrood to debate child tax credit 'rape clause'

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:09:34 GMT

MSPs are to debate changes to child tax credits and a controversial provision known as the "rape clause".

Small firms raise fresh EU worker concerns

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:09:48 GMT

A study suggests many small firms with EU staff are worried about post-Brexit skills shortages.

Holyrood set for first vote on devolved air tax plans

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:10:01 GMT

MSPs are to vote on the Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill amid calls for more detail on aviation tax policy.

Whyte's offer for Rangers 'seemed viable'

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:59:23 GMT

The former finance director of Rangers football club gives evidence at Craig Whyte's trial.

STV launches new channel with flagship news show

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:00:52 GMT

It is being broadcast on Freeview, Sky and Virgin and streamed online via the STV Player.

April snow expected to continue across country

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:41:28 GMT

The Met Office issues a yellow warning for between 22:00 on Monday and 09:00 on Tuesday.

Woman, 74, struck by lorry on Edinburgh street

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:22:12 GMT

Police are investigating after the pensioner was hit on Lanark Road, at the junction with Baberton Crescent.

Major search launched at Findon cliffs for missing dog

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:24:39 GMT

Coastguard teams and lifeboats are called in after the small terrier disappeared at Findon.

Nicola Sturgeon warns of 'high price of voting Tory'

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:46:08 GMT

Nicola Sturgeon warns of the "high price" of voting for the Tories, saying the party has been taken over by hardliners.

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to transform lives in Scotland

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:46:35 GMT

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says only his party can provide an alternative to the Conservatives.

Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital returns to TV screens

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:18:49 GMT

Cameras return to show the workings of Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital as "Scotland's Superhospital" returns to TV screens.

Divers film flame shell reef 'destruction'

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:16:28 GMT

Marine life experts condemn the "devastation" of a rare flame shell reef off the west coast of Scotland by a scallop dredger.

Volunteers refloat stranded minke whale

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:50:25 GMT

A team from British Divers Marine Life Rescue led the operation to refloat the mammal at high tide.

Jobs boost for Kishorn dry dock with wind turbine contract

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:34:41 GMT

Two hundred jobs are to be created in Kishorn to build parts for floating wind turbines.

Pupils given chance to dine with Barack Obama

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:23:18 GMT

They must write an essay and, in return, could win a table at the former president's Edinburgh lecture.

Hawick man scoops £20,000 with £3 bet

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:34:10 GMT

The apprentice joiner from Hawick lands the big win thanks to a gamble on three football matches.

Scotland's papers: Sturgeon targets Tories and Carstairs attacks

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:23:29 GMT

Scotland's front pages feature Nicola Sturgeon targeting the Tories and attacks at Carstairs psychiatric hospital.

Your pictures 7 - 14 April

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 05:28:36 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 7 and 14 April.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:02:35 GMT

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

Your pictures 31 Mar - 7 Apr

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:53:32 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 31 March and 7 April.

Your pictures 24 - 31 March

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 05:01:52 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 and 31 March.

Your pictures 17 - 24 March

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:21:55 GMT

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

Patrick Roberts: On-loan Manchester City winger aims to leave Celtic with treble

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:43:29 GMT

Manchester City's Patrick Roberts is eager to bring the curtain down on his loan spell at Celtic by sealing a domestic treble next month.

Andy Murray: World number one ranking 'tough' to keep

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:22:46 GMT

Andy Murray says keeping his world number one ranking will be challenging as he prepares for the climax of the clay-court season.

World Championship 2017: Graeme Dott laments form but says Hawkins can win title

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:57:19 GMT

Graeme Dott is happy to have ended his "terrible season" but thinks Barry Hawkins can win the world title after the Englishman's 13-6 victory.

Paper tigress

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:10:25 GMT

Poonam Gupta will receive her OBE for business and charity work this week.

Reality Check

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:16:11 GMT

Official figures suggest that the number of children in poverty in Scotland has jumped to 260,000.

Fish supper

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:03:34 GMT

Bottlenose dolphins are photographed by a conservation officer feasting on the big fish in a Scottish firth.

Whisky shots

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:18:41 GMT

The Inverness event is a celebration of Scottish whisky and gin making and features the tasting of rare whiskies.

Election numbers

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:59:39 GMT

As June's general election campaigning gets under way, here is a re-cap of what happened in Scotland two years ago.

Holyrood reform?

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:27:37 GMT

As a special commission considers reforms to the Scottish Parliament, what are the issues which have been raised and what could happen?

Your pictures of Scotland: 14-21 April

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:52:17 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 14 and 21 April.