A QC will lead the statutory national public inquiry into historical abuse of children in care, it has been announced.
IT is the UK's last independent savings bank - a 180-year-old institution which "stuck to its knitting" through the financial crisis and appeared to weather the storm with ease.
THE Arches arts and clubbing venue in Glasgow is to appeal against the controversial decision to curtail its licensed hours.
A GRANDMOTHER faces deportation to the US despite having lived in Scotland for almost 30 years, having a Scottish mother and being married to a Scot.
The first touring exhibition from the £80 million V&A Dundee museum which is currently under construction will visit the Scottish Parliament today.
LABOUR'S only Scottish MP has stood down from his post as leader of the football supporters group to concentrate on his political commitments.
The Edinburgh International Festival has revealed new video portraits of five of the most celebrated artists appearing this year.
The finalists for the £10,000 Dundee International Book Prize have been announced.
LAWYERS for a serial protester who persistently hijacked Labour party events in the run-up to the General Election have said he is facing criminal charges.
Police are investigating reports two planes flew underneath a landmark Highland bridge in an alleged daredevil stunt.
Gran and wee were among the most popular words used by children in Scotland this year, according to analysis of entries to a short story competition.
A JURY in the trial of a man accused of a supermarket car-park murder say the case against him is strong, coherent and circumstantial.
A FISH trader's tireless work in bringing the 300 year old Arbroath smokies product into the modern age has been rewarded after he was voted the first-ever Herald Food Hero.