ISLANDERS are warning that the Scottish Government's decision to earmark an area of sea for special protection could lead to further depopulation.
THE director of an Israeli show which has had its performances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe cancelled after protests said he was shocked by events, and did not expect to experience them at the world's biggest art festival.
IT was one of the most dramatic and tragic events of the 1982 Falklands conflict.
A DAY of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War will begin on Monday with a service of remembrance at Glasgow Cathedral.
A YOUNG worker has died after suffocating in a 50ft high silo tower at a farm in the Borders.
A PENSIONER has died and a two-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital following a two-vehicle crash.
BRITAIN'S airborne maritime surveillance capability must be reinstated without delay, according to a report co-written by a former deputy head of the military.
SHOPPERS in Wales have been left tongue-tied and baffled after a store installed new signs in Scottish Gaelic instead of Welsh.
THE opening preview for this year's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has "gone down a storm and wowed audiences", organisers said.
A COASTAL community has declared war on seagulls - by bringing in a hawk to put the aerial scavengers back in their place.
ALEX Salmond toured a newsroom staffed with budding journalists yesterday.
AN intrepid teenager is aiming to become the youngest ever person to swim through the world's third largest whirlpool.
A LAWYER has called on Facebook's one billion users worldwide to join a class action fight against the social network over privacy rights.
BOOKMAKER William Hill enjoyed a World Cup boost with betting 80 per cent up on the last tournament in 2010 on a like-for-like basis.
A HEROIC postwoman has been praised by rescue services after she saved a pensioner from a river.
A WOMAN who threw her prosthetic leg at cabin crew on board an Edinburgh-bound plane has been released by police pending further enquiries.
A £20 silver coin to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War has been produced by the Royal Mint.
A NEW drive is being launched to train film assistants in Scotland.
GRACE Martin models an exquisite necklace which has been handmade in Scotland as it is unveiled in an Edinburgh fashion store.
CHERYL Fernandez-Versini walks the red carpet as she arrives at Wembley to film the X Factor auditions.
Lynsey Sharp was roared to the line by a partisan Hampden Park crowd tonight, as the Scottish sprinter won Commonwealth silver in the 800 metres.
Usain Bolt appeared to have restored harmony with the Scottish public at Hampden tonight after his controversial comments.
There is a train ticket that can be purchased which offers unlimited day travel around the Greater Glasgow area (110 stations in all), plus all-day use of the Subway for £6.30. So I bought one.
A pensioner has died and a two-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital following a two-vehicle crash.
A father who was wrongly accused of the manslaughter of his newborn son, 16 years after shaking the baby, said the "devastating" prosecution "turned my world upside down".
Scotland have added three more gold medals to their Glasgow 2014 tally.
A £20 silver coin to commemorate one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War has been produced by the Royal Mint.
A Glasgow man was in for a shock when a large tarantula crept out from behind his cooker.
Two vehicles crashed on tarmac of Edinburgh Airport forcing the closure of the runway - and causing a flight to be diverted to Glasgow.
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.