POLICE Scotland is to launch an investigation after new figures suggested that tests to determine fitness levels of trainee officers are unfair to women.
WILFUL fire-raising has accounted for more than 60 per cent of blazes over the past four years.
LEGAL experts have raised concern over the large number of companies that fail to pay employment tribunal awards, leaving thousands of workers out of pocket.
A PAIR of skis, which belonged to a Scottish explorer who was the first artist in residence in the Antarctic, are going under the hammer.
BRITISH troops are taking on the role of the enemy as part of a major training exercise.
THE body of a British holidaymaker who was murdered with another British tourist in Thailand has returned to the UK, her family said.
THE family of a Scot who went missing after attending a conference in Switzerland believe he may have been hurt in a hiking trip.
EMMY-WINNING actress and singer Polly Bergen, who played the terrorised wife in the original Cape Fear film and the first woman president in Kisses for My President, has died.
SCOTLAND is to remember the late Tony Benn at a celebration of the controversial Labour politician's life and work later this year.
A SCHOOLBOY who sustained life-threatening injuries in a road accident has met the emergency response team that savedhis life.
EE, Britain's biggest mobile operator, is in talks to take over stores from Phones 4U following its fall into administration.
POLITICIANS need to do more to help families, a charity has said as a survey found almost half of Britons think family life has become harder over the last 30 years.
EDINBURGH is to host a major taekwondo championship for the first time, bringing 500 competitors from the across the globe.
THE body of a British woman who went missing while travelling on a yacht off the coast of Mexico has been found, according to state prosecutors.
A BUDDING artist has had her first-ever watercolour chosen as the official poster of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
DAREDEVIL Danny Macaskill showed off some spectacular two-wheeled stunts as more than 3,000 people turned out for the Glasgow Family Ride event.