A FORMER employee of a park authority is suing the public body for unfair dismissal after being sacked for sending e-mails with "sensitive" information to her husband.
In an unprecedented move, taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group is suing Government-owned Royal Bank of Scotland over the Gogarburn-based bank's "misleading" £12 billion rights issue.
A £200 MILLION project to create around 4,000 new homes along with shops and schools will provide "countless opportunities" for jobs, according to the Deputy First Minister.
A JUDGE has signalled the end of the four-year marriage of jailed PR expert Max Clifford.
An unemployed gardener desperate for work killed himself after he was left "demoralised" by hours of form-filling at his job centre.
A CHARITY ball held in support of the National Trust for Scotland raised more than £500,000.
Sir Paul McCartney has apologised for "letting my fans down" after cancelling his tour of Japan because of illness.
Jurors in the hacking trial were urged to ignore the "downright cruelty and vitriol" surrounding the case when they consider verdicts on Rebekah Brooks.
Society requires the nationwide deployment of routinely-available armed police officers, according to the Justice Secretary.
AN additional £1 million in public funding is being invested in this year's Edinburgh Festivals.
Radio 1 DJ Greg James said the crowds can look forward to a "big party" at the station's forthcoming Big Weekend festival in Glasgow.
THE "Dickensian" practice of holding children on contracts at football clubs against their own or their parent's will has been criticised by MSPs.
BBC broadcaster Gabby Logan has said she will repay any tax she owes after admitting investing in the scheme used by Take That star Gary Barlow.
Scottish Power has agreed to pay £750,000 following an Ofgem investigation into price differences between its standard credit and direct debit tariffs.
MATT Smith, Iain de Caestecker and Christina Hendricks gather in Cannes ahead of a screening of their latest film, which is also Ryan Gosling's directorial debut.
Facebook has launched a new feature that enables users to personally request unpublished information like relationship status.
A FORMER SAS sniper has lost his latest battle against his conviction for illegally possessing a gun and ammunition.
The vast majority of phone and broadband faults will have to be fixed within two working days under new rules expected to be introduced this summer.
THEY starved Scotland's last colony to surrender, ruthlessly ending the country's imperial ambitions and bankrupting its elite.
The families of the four missing British sailors have been on an "emotional rollercoaster" but hopes are "much higher" after the US Coast Guard confirmed it would resume its search, one of the sailor's wives has said.
Support for mandatory charging for carrier bags is backed by the public, a new poll has revealed.
Camelot has announced the second-highest ever annual National Lottery sales in the year that the price of playing doubled.
One of Scotland's leading literary festivals is putting theatre at the heart of its programme this year.
Plain-clothed parking enforcers could be empowered to confiscate disabled parking badges which are displayed incorrectly and prosecute suspected fraudsters.
Liverpool fans had the use of 23 turnstiles compared with 60 for opposition fans on the day of the Hillsborough disaster, the inquests heard yesterday.
The mother of murdered schoolgirl April Jones has joined Kate McCann to launch a new campaign aimed at signing up at least a million people to a missing children's alert scheme.
PLANS for a major new pinewood restoration project in the Highlands have been given the go-ahead with an agreement to sell 2,700 acres of publicly owned woodland for half a million pounds.
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THE funeral of Morag McAlpine, the late wife of the Scottish writer and artist, Alasdair Gray, will be held today.
A MASSIVE air and sea search was under way last night after two fishermen were reported missing in the North Sea.