Oldham owner Simon Corney has confirmed there is an "80 per cent" chance of the club signing convicted rapist Ched Evans, who he believes "has served his time".
A fresh appeal has been launched for funds for Kai, the dog abandoned in a train station, to have an eye operation before he can be found a new home.
A sex offender who committed a catalogue of crimes against women over two decades has been jailed for 20 years.
The Scottish capital is to become the first city in the country to introduce widespread 20mph speed limits.
A majority of Church of Scotland presbyteries have backed the appointment of gay ministers.
A union has called for a full investigation into the collapse of delivery firm City Link as hundreds more workers lost their jobs and more sites closed.
Some 26 cylinders containing nitrous oxide - commonly known as laughing gas - have been stolen from a hospital.
Trolley beds in a hospital accident and emergency department were contaminated with blood and body fluids, despite inspectors being told they had been cleaned and inspected, a report has revealed.
A scandal-plagued Bill Cosby is returning to the stage tonight for the first time since November.
A family spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great has been released from a hospital after recovering from a severe urinary tract infection.
Obesity could cost Scotland as much as £4.6 billion a year, according to a new report.
Gale force winds and heavy rain are forecast to sweep across parts of Scotland this week.
Edinburgh's festive Christmas events saw a more than 40% rise in tickets sales.
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after apparently setting herself on fire inside a police station.
The fire service is warning people not to leave laptops charging when they go out after a computer caught fire while it was charging.
Peru drugs mule Michaella McCollum's repatriation to a Northern Ireland jail has been given the go-ahead by the head of the prison service in Belfast.
People from as far afield as the US have been offering to adopt a dog which was left at a railway station with a suitcase of his belongings.
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed into pedestrians in George Square and a 14-year-old girl injured in the accident have left hospital.
The controversial Top Gear special which saw the presenters visiting Argentina was the most popular show on the BBC iPlayer over Christmas, new figures show.
The number of specialist nurses caring for patients with motor neurone disease (MND) is to be doubled, with the Scottish Government also set to fund the posts for the first time.
A rare collection of a comic launched after The Beano and The Dandy is to be sold at auction.
An actor who appeared in a James Bond film and as a Jedi master in the Star Wars franchise has collapsed and died during a rehearsal for an upcoming theatre production.
The controversial film The Interview has made more than 31 million dollars (£20.5 million) from its online and on-demand release, according to Sony Pictures.
Crisis-hit Rangers admit they will need to borrow yet more cash before the month is out.
ENGINEERING tycoon Jim McColl has backed moves by the Three Bears consortium and South African businessman Dave King to rescue Rangers while calling for chairman David Somers to stand down.
HE'S the banking and real estate magnate, committed philanthropist and managing partner of the National Basketball Association's Phoenix Suns who still uses a flip phone.
AROUND 20 arts teaching and research jobs will be created in the Highlands alongside new opportunities for students under a £10 million expansion by Glasgow School of Art.
LAWYERS have warned ministers to take care over moves to ensure medical and social care staff are upfront about all medical blunders.
A CARE home nurse who let a three-year verbal abuse campaign against residents go unnoticed has been struck off.