A TERRORIST suspected of being the real mastermind of the Lockerbie bombing has been killed in a bomb blast, according to unconfirmed reports.
A politician who has been subjected to racial abuse online has been told police have halted the investigation because social media giant Twitter would not co-operate.
TWO North Sea pilots have been suspended after landing an offshore helicopter on the wrong rig - nine miles away from their destination.
RUGBY balls, water bottles and stopwatches are among £600,000 worth of equipment which is being distributed to schools and sports clubs as part of the Commonwealth Games legacy programme.
THE widow of former prisoner of war Eric Lomax has spoken of her shock at hearing of the death of the woman who was instrumental in the completion of his best-selling book, The Railway Man.
GREAT Britain's Olympic silver medal winning men's curlers are unable to leave the ice behind, even when they are training for the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run.
THE cost of renting a property in Scotland has gone up since the law was toughened to crack down on extra fees being charged to tenants, according to a new survey.
the UK's counter-terrorism chief has said "significant progress" is being made in the hunt for the apparently British murderer of American journalist James Foley.
Britain's first confirmed Ebola sufferer, William Pooley, has been treated with experimental drug ZMapp.
THE chance to run one of Scotland's most distinguished galleries is being offered to a tenant who can repair the building and open it up to the community with a focus on art and culture.
TORY plans to overhaul stop and search south of the border have sparked Liberal Democrat calls for reform in Scotland.
THE writer Steven Moffat and his hit show Sherlock have won a series of awards at one of the US's most prestigious prize ceremonies, the Emmys.
MORE than one-quarter of people say the winter floods that hit the UK increased their belief in man-made climate change, a survey found.
GLASGOW'S Lord Provost Sadie Docherty has thrown herself in at the deep end and taken the ice bucket challenge.
NEARLY two in three people would hesitate to help a child who appeared lost for fear of being falsely accused, a survey has found.
ANDREW Fairlie, Martin Wishart and Tom Kitchin are among the chefs whose restaurants have been ranked the best in Britain by an influential guide.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a father and his teenage son who were killed on their way home from a classic car show.
AN injured man has been airlifted to hospital in Inverness after he got into difficulty while out hill-walking.
SCOTS are being urged to embrace human rights as campaigners launched a PR drive to tackle public suspicion of the concept.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered the remains of a "nationally significant" medieval farm building near an electrical substation in Aberdeenshire.
A COUNCIL leader has stepped down with immediate effect after a damning report which found around 1,400 children were sexually exploited over a 16-year period.
The Crown Office is to take action to gain possession of voice recordings from a North Sea helicopter that crashed killing four people.
THE charity that saves lives at sea is appealing to the people of Glasgow to support the first ever RNLI fundraising ball to be held in the city.
REFUGEES from war-ravaged Syria are to be given new lives in Glasgow.
THE Big G in George Square is being dismantled with council cranes on site to take the Commonwealth Games sculpture apart.
PAYDAY loan customers are being ripped off by online credit brokers before they even apply to a lender, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has said.
A ROYAL Navy warship has seized cocaine with an estimated UK street value of £21 million after a 12-hour chase across the Caribbean.
In the intense heat of the late summer sunshine a peaceful walled kitchen garden in deepest Ayrshire was alive with the sound of excited young children as they dug potatoes, lifted onions and cut curly kale for the first time in their lives.
Scottish Green Party campaigners have launched their very own "Hoptimistic" beer for the final weeks of the independence referendum campaign.