ONE of Scotland's best-known whisky companies has announced the death of its life president, Charles Gordon, at the age of 86.
Hundreds of thousands of Scottish children could benefit from plans to allow savings kept in Child Trust Funds to be transferred to Junior ISAs.
Troops in Afghanistan are enjoying some festive cheer thanks to their very own choir.
CELTIC have found themselves at loggerheads with the police after telling fans a ban on flags and banners at the Boxing Day clash with St Johnstone had been reversed.
HARRY Potter star Emma Watson is dressed up to the nines as Madame Tussauds unveil their festive display of waxworks.
Fans will now be able to take flags and banners to Celtic's Boxing Day clash at St Johnstone following a U-turn by the Perth club and the police, according to the Scottish champions.
The Liberal Democrats have moved towards setting up a formal campaign to keep Britain in the EU after Nick Clegg asked former Scottish secretary Michael Moore to speak to business leaders worried about the impact of leaving Europe on the economy.
Hibernian manager Terry Butcher and his Hearts counterpart Gary Locke spoke of their shock and sorrow as both Edinburgh clubs come to terms with a tragic double death on Sunday.
Some patients have had to move wards as firefighters deal with a chemical spill in a hospital.
The last-minute festive shopping rush is set to spill over into a record-breaking online Christmas Day splurge with 117 million visits to retail websites expected on December 25.
Gale-force winds with gusts of up to 90mph could hit parts of Scotland tomorrow, affecting Christmas travel plans.
Prince Harry was praised by his brave band of wounded soldiers as they received a heroes' welcome after returning from a "crazy" South Pole adventure.
A driver is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash with a tractor on a country road.
Strictly Come Dancing runner-up Susanna Reid displayed a "lack of charm" that left most of her fellow contestants "bewildered", according to former Bond girl Fiona Fullerton.
Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has named her new son Bear, a spokeswoman for the star confirmed today.
Marks & Spencer has apologised after a Muslim member of staff refused to sell a customer alcohol.
Jean Doolan misses her son Richard every day, but at Christmas she feels his absence particularly acutely.
WHEN Lord Abernethy acquitted Edward Watt in 2001 on a charge of raping a fellow student at Aberdeen University, there was public outrage.
LAUREN Bradley says her life has been transformed by a charity initiative that helps children and young people with learning difficulties make friends.
SOME of the hardest men in Scotland have taken part in a choir project behind bars.
FESTIVE travel plans could be plunged into chaos for thousands of Scots, with gales and wintry showers predicted across large parts of the country today and tomorrow.
TRIBUTES have been paid to two promising young footballers who have died in separate incidents.
FOOTBALL supporters have been banned from carrying flags and banners to the Boxing Day clash between St Johnstone and Celtic.
GAMBLERS in Scotland's biggest city spent more than £800 million to feed slot machines in one year.
A SCOTS council has recommended scrapping its overseas 'twin town' arrangements and selling half a municipal golf course to developers as it faces additional financial pressures over the next year.
A RESCUED dog and her teenage owner have qualified for Crufts just six months after entering their first dog agility competition.
TOP comedians have taken part in a sell-out stand-up show to raise funds to help bereaved relatives and survivors of the Clutha tragedy which claimed 10 lives.
l Nearly 33,000 people were recorded missing in Scotland in 2011/2012.
A GROUP of workers with P&O Ferries were crowned best workplace choir last night as the hit BBC2 series The Choir:
RETAILERS and department stores have reported their best sales figures of the year as festive shoppers rushed to the high street for some last-minute gifts.