leading figures from the world of entertainment and business are heading to Glasgow for a major Radio 1 music festival and series of workshops.
PLANS have been unveiled for what developers claim would be Scotland's first self-contained retirement village.
PRIVATE rural estates contribute hundreds of millions of pounds every year to the Scottish economy, according to a new study published by the leading landowners' organisation.
ANDY Murray broke down in tears as he accepted the Freedom of the City of Stirling in front of an audience of pupils at his old school.
HOUSE prices in Scotland's largest city have increased at their fastest rate in seven years as a leading estate agent predicts average prices in the west central region will grow by 4% this year.
RAF Typhoons were scrambled after Russian bombers were detected flying close to UK airspace north of Scotland.
A PASSENGER who had a heart attack while travelling on a bus has thanked the driver for saving his life.
MANCHESTER United have defended themselves against claims of unprofessionalism after David Moyes was sacked after the story had appeared widely in the press and on the internet.
COLDPLAY are to headline BBC Radio 1's major Big Weekend event in Glasgow next month.
GEMMA Thorns polishes a rare maple cabinet painted by Whistler that has been acquired by National Museums Scotland.
A ROYAL Navy warship on its way to the Mediterranean has rescued two sailors after their dinghy capsized a mile-and-a-half from land.
INTERNET giant Google has updated its Street View feature so users can now travel back through time and see how places have changed since the mapping service launched in 2007.
HIGH food prices have left more than a third of people in the UK struggling to afford to eat healthily, a charity says.
THE brother of a man killed in a North Sea helicopter crash has spoken of his family's "five years of heartache" as he renewed calls for the operator to be prosecuted.
A RETIRED Royal Navy captain allegedly crashed his car into his sailing club's headquarters and set it on fire.
A BRIDE made sure her late father accompanied her down the aisle - by attaching his ashes to her bouquet.
TourisM chiefs are celebrating after Scotland's most popular attraction, Edinburgh Castle, enjoyed its busiest Easter weekend.
THE Conservatives have admitted posting a photoshopped image of Gordon Brown attending a Second World War memorial service to make a joke was a mistake.
RANGERS have hired an English Premier League public relations guru to act as a communications consultant to the club.
A MAJOR insurer has reported a 19% year-on-year increase in fraudulent claims, which it says is being driven by organised gangs and a "lack of effective deterrents".
ANDY Murray chose a suite at his new hotel named after Robert the Bruce to state his admiration for the Scots king who defeated the English 700 years ago at Bannockburn.
THE Duchess of Cornwall is "utterly devastated" after her brother died following a serious head injury sustained in a fall in New York.
Dancer and choreographer Priya Shrikumar, right, and dancer Karen Watts, who are part of Scotland's only professional Indian classical dance company, gear up for a free outdoor show.
PARENTS whose babies' remains were disposed of without their knowledge are having to wait until two weeks after a report into the scandal was passed to a council before seeing the contents.
MARKS & Spencer has been named the most ethical high street clothing retailer in a study to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to create Africa's first Scottish-style free-to-use law centre.
HALF of an island congregation will quit the Church of Scotland in protest over a move towards allowing gay ministers.
THE producer of BBC motoring show Top Gear has apologised after broadcasting a "light-hearted" joke by Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism.
THE operators of a foundry have been fined £10,000 for serious health and safety failings after a worker's legs were crushed.
ONE of the architects of the UK's new press regulator will step back from the new system once it is established, he will tell newspaper executives.