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Scottish schools drop in world rankings

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:15:18 GMT

Scotland's schools record their worst ever performance in an international survey of pupils.

Doosan Babcock to shed 470 jobs

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:54:09 GMT

Engineering group Doosan Babcock has announced plans to cut 470 UK jobs - more than half of them in Scotland.

Parents of killed Santa Safari tour worker travel to Lapland

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:42:02 GMT

Tributes have been paid to a Fife tour guide who was stabbed to death in Lapland.

Agreement signed in Prestwick spaceport bid

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:29:52 GMT

Glasgow Prestwick Airport signs an agreement with Houston Spaceport as it continues its bid to become the UK's first launch site.

Lord Keen: Holyrood 'should not have Article 50 say'

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:44:59 GMT

Holyrood's consent is not needed before Brexit negotiations formally begin, the UK's government's top Scottish law officer tells the Supreme Court.

Amputee footballer Tommy McKay wins SPFL goal of the month

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:07:19 GMT

A goal by an amateur footballer with one leg is named the Scottish Professional Football League's goal of the month.

CCTV appeal over car after woman is raped in Glasgow

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:13:48 GMT

Police release CCTV images of a car they want to trace after a woman was raped in Glasgow.

Corrie Mckeague: Mum's faith in Suffolk Police 'destroyed'

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:47:59 GMT

The mother of a missing serviceman says police have "utterly destroyed" her confidence that they will find her son.

Murder accused Steven Jackson said 'I've cut Kim up'

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:08:35 GMT

A man accused of killing a mother-of-three told a police officer that he killed a woman and chopped her up, a court hears.

Man who terrorised Glasgow and Lanarkshire families jailed

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:40:43 GMT

A man who terrorised people in their own homes during a series of late-night raids across Glasgow and Lanarkshire is jailed for 13 years.

Scotland Street murder victim named as Ashley Hawkins

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:07:59 GMT

A man who was found dead in one of the most exclusive streets in Edinburgh has been named by police.

Mary Logie murder trial: Paramedic felt hole in skull

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:11:12 GMT

A paramedic tells the Mary Logie murder trial he could feel her brain through a hole in her skull.

Hillwalkers face severe weather on Scotland's mountains

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:30:13 GMT

A video has been released to highlight the severe weather climbers can expect to face on Scotland's mountains in winter

Former top-flight assistant referee accused of child sex offences

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:32:39 GMT

A former youth football coach has been accused of a child sex offences in Scotland. Pete Haynes claims Hugh Stevenson sexually abused him during the 70s and 80s.

Minister's vow to protect fishing industry

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:59:36 GMT

Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing tells fishermen he is determined to protect EU markets and funding.

Storm Desmond flood report published

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:05:26 GMT

A report is published into the extreme flooding caused by Storm Desmond last year that hit many parts of the UK, including the Borders.

Salmond: Holyrood 'could provoke crisis' over Brexit

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:15:14 GMT

The Scottish parliament could provoke a constitutional crisis over Brexit, says Alex Salmond.

Amputee footballer wins goal of the month award

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 15:15:39 GMT

A one-legged amateur footballer wins the SPFL's goal of the month

Baby Jesus stolen from nativity in Perth

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:37:42 GMT

A life-sized baby Jesus has been stolen from a nativity display at a church in Perth for the second year in a row.

Cruise Scotland predicts 'bumper' season in 2017

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:20:51 GMT

The cruise industry is predicting another bumper season for Scottish ports in 2017, following a seventh successive record year.

Scotland's papers: SFA apology and custody death probe

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:07:50 GMT

The Scottish Football Association says sorry over abuse allegations and tests on body of man who died in custody confirms presence of drugs.

Your pictures 18 - 25 November

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:11:51 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 18 and 25 November.

Your pictures 11 - 18 November

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:47:03 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 November.

Send us your pictures

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:17:27 GMT

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

Your pictures 4-11 Nov

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:19:21 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 4 and 11 November.

Your pictures 28 Oct - 4 Nov

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 06:15:27 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 28 October and 4 November.

Your pictures: 21-28 Oct

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:21:45 GMT

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

Heart of Midlothian: Head coach Ian Cathro says there are 'no limits'

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:58:41 GMT

New Hearts head coach Ian Cathro says there are "no limits" to what the Scottish Premiership club can achieve.

2017 IAAF World Championships: Callum Hawkins first addition to British team

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:17:22 GMT

Scottish marathon runner Callum Hawkins is the first athlete named in the British team for the London 2017 World Championships.

Brexit, Barnier and Scotland

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:47:33 GMT

BBC Scotland's Glenn Campbell sums up the latest Brexit developments and looks at how they might impact on Scotland.

Your pictures of Scotland

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:51:30 GMT

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 26 November and 2 December.

Nice news

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 14:06:46 GMT

Here is a selection of some of the good news stories from around Scotland this week.

Court showdown

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:31:33 GMT

Who has the power to trigger Article 50, starting the formal process of the UK leaving the European Union?

Lean times

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:33:21 GMT

Is university funding in crisis? BBC Scotland education correspondent Jamie McIvor investigates.