A FARMER who died after being hit by a lorry on a country road near his home was a family man who will be greatly missed, according to his relatives.
HARRY POTTER author JK Rowling has made a "generous" donation to renovate a town hall.
DESIGNERS and businesses in Scotland are being urged to enter a leading competition by the end of this week.
The success of the UK music business contributed billions of pounds to the economy last year, according to an industry study.
THE manageress of a Glasgow pub has been ordered to pay £17,000 after illegally screening sports matches on satellite TV.
Phones 4u managers suffered a final blow from network operator EE when their phones were cut off as they attempted to brief staff on the firm's collapse.
KING Richard III died in the thick of battle after losing his helmet and coming under a hail of blows from vicious medieval weapons, new research has shown.
THE "Big Six" energy companies are among the worst offenders when it comes to poor customer service, with npower finishing bottom in a poll of the UK's biggest brands.
HOLLYWOOD star Emma Thompson has told how she hopes to "manage the fear" and avoid nausea when she returns to the London stage in a musical production of Sweeney Todd.
THREE websites masquerading as official channels for health insurance cards, birth certificates and passports have been banned in a crackdown by the advertising watchdog.
An elderly man has died after being struck by a taxi as he crossed a road.
A WORKER at an Algerian gas plant where British hostages were killed in a terrorist siege allegedly threatened management with "bloodshed" the night before the attack.
A CASTLE owned by disgraced former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been sold.
THE top US military leader has said he would recommend that the US consider deploying ground forces to Iraq if President Barack Obama's expanded air campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails.
A non-partisan and non-political celebration of Scottish culture will today usher in the referendum day in a dramatic fashion.
Scottish independence would make the whole UK more vulnerable to attack, senior military figures have warned.
TWO men have died after a private helicopter which set off from Scotland crashed into the sea near a golf course
A farmer who died after being hit by an lorry on a country road near his home was a family man who will be greatly missed, according to his relatives.
An investigation is under way after an "intense" fire destroyed part of an under-construction housing development.
Two men accused of plotting to murder a prison governor with a car bomb have appeared in court.
The director of Scotland's biggest film festival has resigned.
A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a 4x4 vehicle.
Gogglebox star Rev Kate Bottley has criticised BBC1 show Songs Of Praise for being "depressing" and "like a piece of soggy quiche".
New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the Peace Train back on the road.
TELEVISION presenter Paul Murton's curiosity for exploring Scotland's hidden gems was first piqued as a bored teenager when he decided to hitch-hike from his home near Dunoon, Argyll, to Skye.
A woman mauled to death by a tiger at the wildlife park where she worked was doing her "dream job", her mother has told an inquest.
A SCOTS victim of a terrorist siege at an Algerian gas plant tried to headbutt one of the assailants in a desperate attempt to get free, an inquest has heard.
A JEWISH carer has admitted punching and kicking Respect MP George Galloway but denied that it was religiously aggravated.