ENGINEERING giant Howden is to axe a compressor manufacturing site in Glasgow and switch some of the production to Europe with the loss of up to 20 jobs.
THE husband and daughters of a teacher who was stabbed to death in her classroom have seen the 15-year-old boy accused of her murder appear in court.
ALMOST four million households are in debt to their energy supplier, owing an average of £128, according to a survey.
MELVYN Bragg is bringing his South Bank Show back to Sky with a year's worth of TV including interviews with Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe and John Lloyd — the man behind shows including Spitting Image and Blackadder.
THE Duke of Cambridge and a newly single Prince Harry will watch one of their closest friends, Guy Pelly, wed in the US at the weekend.
A SCIENTIST who is working on ways to develop new approaches in the fight against superbugs like MRSA and TB has been elected a fellow of the world's oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Bay City Rollers fans from as far away as the US and Japan are to descend on Edinburgh this summer to mark the band's 40th anniversary.
WINTER returned with a vengance after residents of the Highlands coped with an Arctic blast that brought snow to their communities yesterday.
The husband of Peaches Geldof found her slumped dead on a bed at their family home after she had recently taken heroin, an inquest heard.
A COUNCIL has been fined £24,000 for serious safety failings after workers struck and ruptured an underground gas pipe, releasing almost four tonnes of gas.
UK Scouting membership has grown by 22% in the last 10 years — and there are now more than half a million Scouts.
A JUDGE adjourned the Elaine Doyle murder trial after a convicted killer threatened to start a fight when he was questioned by a QC .
Scientists have created early stage sperm from the skin of men who cannot make their own, raising hopes of new treatments for currently incurable male infertility.
ONE of the smallest babies ever born alive in the UK has tripled her weight, come off all life-support and transferred to her local hospital -in under nine weeks.
ABOUT 60% of people struggling with suicidal thoughts do not receive any help, according to research.
A WAKE-UP call for the 1.3 million home owners who are feared to be at risk of being unable to repay their interest-only mortgage appears to be working, figures from lenders indicate.
Alison Drewitt of Leith School of Art admires the finished installation that is to be shown at a new exhibition of alumni's work until May 31 at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh.
THE family of a woman who died after a two-car crash have paid tribute to a "wonderful wife, mother and grandmother".
A DRINK-driver who ran down and killed an expat Scot as she tended to two victims of a road accident has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
ISLANDERS have tonight voted two to one to push ahead with a community buyout of a 26,800 acre estate on Lewis at a cost of half a million pounds.
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has said he is "horrified" that it sounded as though he used racist language while filming an episode and was "begging your forgiveness" for the fact it appeared he did.
Moving to an opt-out system of organ donation in Scotland would "not necessarily" lead to more transplant operations taking place, the public health minister has said.
Six men have been charged in a police crackdown on football-related disorder.
Curler Rhona Martin's Olympic gold medal is among £34,000 worth of items stolen during a break-in at a museum.
SCOTTISH author Iain Banks has left more than £3.5million in his will, it can be revealed.
Property tycoon Donald Trump has said he will invest millions of pounds in the Turnberry Golf resort after completing a deal to buy it from its Dubai-based owners.
There have been "systemic failings" at the crematorium at the centre of the baby ashes scandal "for several decades", Scotland's public health minister has said.
A son of a woman murdered by the IRA in 1972 has said he wants justice as police quiz Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams about the killing.
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has denied claims he used racist language while filming an episode of the hit motoring show.
The mother of missing Madeleine McCann has backed a revamped alert system triggered when missing children are kidnapped or their lives are at risk.