THE family of a young woman found dead in a burn have paid an emotional tribute to their active, ambitious daughter, who made friends wherever she went and left them smiling.
THE joint administrators of the ailing Ferguson shipyard have set a deadline of 5pm today for any interested parties to suggest a deal.
EFFORTS are underway to replace three plaques which were stolen from Orkney's famous Italian Chapel after the daughter of the man who originally gifted them pledged her support.
AN elderly driver probably veered off a country road, killing a female cyclist after suffering heart problems, a fatal accident inquiry heard.
EU officials will look in to a report that the tentacles of Italian organised crime reach as far as north-eastern Scotland.
CONSUMERS in remote and rural areas of Scotland still face "excessive" delivery charges despite guidelines being drawn up to tackle the disparity, enterprise minister Fergus Ewing has said.
A pharmaceutical company has been fined £12,000 after an employee was crushed by a reversing lorry.
CALVIN Harris has been named as the world's top-earning DJ for the second year running.
SIR Cliff Richard has turned down the freedom of his adopted Portuguese home city after finding himself at the centre of a police sex abuse investigation.
MOUNTAINEERING legend Sir Chris Bonington has scaled the Old Man of Hoy almost half a century after he became the first person to achieve the feat.
A HAULAGE firm owner took his own life amid concern a safety crackdown on illegal overloading threatened his livelihood, it has been claimed.
NEANDERTHALS and the ancestors of people living today were European neighbours for up to 5,400 years, new research suggests.
THE finalists for an annual award that has helped Edinburgh Fringe performers on their road to comedy superstardom have been announced.
FOUR Boys' Brigade members take to the great outdoors to launch a recruitment challenge.
A MAN and a woman have been killed after their Land Rover Freelander was involved in a collision with another vehicle.
SCOTLAND Yard has warned people that downloading, viewing or passing on extremist material could be a criminal offence as YouTube took action to remove any video of James Foley's murder from its website.
EXPERTS have published an action plan to tackle livestock declines and low profitability in the beef industry.
TOURISTS and artists are being hit with hotel rates set at the "limits of tolerable" in Edinburgh during the festivals period, it has been warned.
PRESSURE is being put on Vietnamese authorities to review an investigation into the disappearance of a Scots botanist while on a trek to study plants.
Police are treating a group attack on a 23-year-old man as attempted murder.
BARACK Obama has expressed revulsion at the beheading of the American journalist James Foley by a British jihadist as an international manhunt was launched to find his killer.
A £1 billion-plus deal for Glasgow which could create tens of thousands of jobs for Scotland's largest city has been formally signed.
The joint administrators of the ailing Ferguson shipyard have set a deadline of close of business tomorrow for any interested parties to make an offer.
A Scots toddler has drowned after falling into a swimming pool in Spain.
Work to dual Scotland's longest trunk road is to begin six months before schedule, transport minister Keith Brown has announced.
A rare baby chimpanzee has gone on display at a popular zoo after being accepted into his new family's complex hierarchy.
The family of the young woman found dead in a burn in Inverness paid an emotional tribute to their active, ambitious girl who made friends wherever she went and left them smiling.
Respect MP George Galloway has vowed not be silenced after he was interviewed under caution by police investigating his declaration that Bradford was "an Israel-free zone".