The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Scotland has called for more investment in mental health services after figures revealed the number of specialist nurses has fallen.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after an "horrific" attack by three teenagers.
A man has been arrested in connection with alleged attempted robberies at bookies in Glasgow and East Kilbride.
Three people have been taken to hospital following a two-vehicle crash in the early hours.
A man and a woman have been rescued by fire crews following a blaze at a block of flats.
A bin lorry driver has died after being crushed by his own truck when he tried to stop it rolling out of a car park.
Scots pop singer Emeli Sande has said the Band Aid song needs rewriting and apologised if the latest version "caused offence".
THE number of Scots turning to foodbanks has more than doubled in one year, with up to 50,000 struggling to survive on a "financial knife-edge" seeking help in just the last six months.
THE modern festive season is a time of celebration and excess.
THE owner of the Clutha pub has hit out at those investigating the tragedy for failing to provide answers one year on from the incident in which 10 people died.
ONE year on from the Clutha tragedy, pub owner Alan Crossan hopes the lasting legacy of the pub - famed for its live gigs - will be to help disadvantaged young people break into the music business.
IT is one of the best- known examples of a community buyout in Scotland; but now the tiny island of Gigha is facing financial ruin - as well as a deeply divided community.
WHEN residents took control of their future after decades of problems with absentee landlords on Eigg, it marked the first community buyout of an island.
THERE are accusations of McCarthyism and Trojan-horse tactics which make this clash over the role of church and state sound straight out of the American Culture Wars.
A£37 million deal has been struck by Westminster with the US government for a dozen huge new Trident missile launchers more than a year before the UK parliament decides if the nuclear weapons system should be renewed.
FOR most performers starting out in the music business, having a legendary name join in an impromptu jam session on the street would be dream enough.