One of India's biggest movie stars, Salman Khan, has been found guilty of running over five men sleeping on a pavement, killing one, in a hit-and-run case that has dragged through the courts for more than 12 years.
Former Blackburn Rovers striker Benni McCarthy has been robbed at gunpoint at a barber shop in South Africa.
Passengers had to put up with an increase in delays to flights last year, according to official figures.
A CROSSING linking Scotland with Northern Ireland is a "visionary idea" and as deliverable as high-speed rail, one of Ulster's leading politicians has claimed.
GLASGOW is expected to get a £4.6 million boost to its economy as what organisers claim is the UK's biggest renewable energy conference opens in the city today.
A WOMAN who was stabbed to death by her foster son was let down by social workers, an inquiry has heard.
A FORMER Hollywood screenwriter has launched an attack on violent TV shows and books such as the hugely popular Game of Thrones over their treatment of women.
A new Scottish cookbook is to be published later this year to commemorate the Year of Food and Drink.
A firefighter has witnessed "total" destruction in Nepal after helping the UK's rescue operation following the earthquake that has killed 7,300 people to date.
A bee-keeper plans to scale twin peaks 6,459 miles apart.
It is a questioned that has often been posed about our feathered friends.
For some it was the unforgettable tunes of the Beatles; for others the intricate "prog rock" arrangements of Yes or the thunderous melding of blues and folk that was Led Zeppelin.
A Scots-born army recruitment sergeant faces a lengthy jail sentence after he was found guilty of sex attacks on young female recruits.
RACE awareness campaigners have called for an independent inquiry into the death of a man in police custody in Fife.
HER role is to pen odes and craft poems to mark occasions of importance and commemorate national events.
A PRIEST has been told he will not be pursued over historic sex abuse allegations after he was asked to attend a police station.