THE first coffins carrying the remains of the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane have arrived in the Netherlands, which, with two-thirds of the 298 killed, suffered the greatest loss in the tragedy.
A FAMILY holiday turned to tragedy when a ten-year-old boy died after falling into a freezing cold river.
PEACHES Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction to the Class A drug, an inquest has heard.
A FAMILY of four has been killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry on a road criticised as one of the most dangerous in Scotland.
A BUSINESSMAN who has been battling with the Bank of Scotland since having his overdraft withdrawn in 2007 is to be evicted from his £1.3 million home.
The Glasgow Tower has reopened after a smouldering cable led to the fire service being called out.
LIBERAL Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a categorical apology after he was accused of inciting violence over the Gaza crisis.
A STRONGER pound and price cuts in foreign resorts are making family trips to European hot spots up to one-third cheaper this summer, according to a Post Offce Travel Money survey.
A DENTIST whose patients had to be tested for HIV after he contracted the infection and tried to hide it has been struck off the dental register.
A CARE home worker has been removed from the register for force feeding a dementia patient and shouting at him that he was "disgusting".
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has signalled that Britain's faltering wage growth is to have an increasingly important bearing on when interest rates will rise.
A MAN who stole a bin lorry from a council depot and led police on a dangerous midnight chase for more than 30 miles has been jailed for four months.
AN OAK chest bought by an amateur furniture collector has been identified as a 500-year-old wedding gift commissioned for one of the most significant moments in Anglo-Scottish history.
Plans for an offshore wind farm that outraged US billionaire Donald Trump appear back on track after an electricity substation integral to the development was finally approved.
THE BBC is joining up with four universities, including Glasgow University, to create a series of online courses about the First World War.
MOST people buy their mother a card to celebrate their special day.