A NURSE has been struck off after leaving a vulnerable patient lying on the floor unable to get up.
GLOBAL television exposure of the Scottish Open was worth £53 million.
TOWNS along the Clyde Coast are to receive a multi-million pound cash boost to help restore their faded glories.
Care services are improving at a closure-threatened private nursing home but new admissions remain suspended, a report has said.
Royal Mail joined the FTSE-100 yesterday after a privatisation that has seen its value soar by 80%.
Over £14,000 of taxpayers' money has been spent on calls to the speaking clock - one-third of it in the last year alone, according to figures released by public bodies.
A FORMER BBC Radio Scotland reporter has reached a settlement with the corporation after accusing them of racial discrimination.
Britain is to contribute another £15 million towards helping the Philippines recover from typhoon Haiyan, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has said.
Second World War code-breaker Alan Turing has been given a posthumous royal pardon for a 61-year-old conviction for homosexual activity.
Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has named her new son Bear.
POLICE are hunting thieves who stole luxury Christmas turkeys worth more than £1000 from a butcher.
A STEAKHOUSE owner has been ordered to take down a cow sculpture attached to an A-listed building in the centre of the Scottish capital.
ONE of Scotland's best-known whisky companies has announced the death of its life president, Charles Gordon, at the age of 86.
Hundreds of thousands of Scottish children could benefit from plans to allow savings kept in Child Trust Funds to be transferred to Junior ISAs.
Troops in Afghanistan are enjoying some festive cheer thanks to their very own choir.
CELTIC have found themselves at loggerheads with the police after telling fans a ban on flags and banners at the Boxing Day clash with St Johnstone had been reversed.
HARRY Potter star Emma Watson is dressed up to the nines as Madame Tussauds unveil their festive display of waxworks.
Fans will now be able to take flags and banners to Celtic's Boxing Day clash at St Johnstone following a U-turn by the Perth club and the police, according to the Scottish champions.
The Liberal Democrats have moved towards setting up a formal campaign to keep Britain in the EU after Nick Clegg asked former Scottish secretary Michael Moore to speak to business leaders worried about the impact of leaving Europe on the economy.
Hibernian manager Terry Butcher and his Hearts counterpart Gary Locke spoke of their shock and sorrow as both Edinburgh clubs come to terms with a tragic double death on Sunday.
Some patients have had to move wards as firefighters deal with a chemical spill in a hospital.
The last-minute festive shopping rush is set to spill over into a record-breaking online Christmas Day splurge with 117 million visits to retail websites expected on December 25.
Gale-force winds with gusts of up to 90mph could hit parts of Scotland tomorrow, affecting Christmas travel plans.
Prince Harry was praised by his brave band of wounded soldiers as they received a heroes' welcome after returning from a "crazy" South Pole adventure.
A driver is in a serious condition in hospital after a crash with a tractor on a country road.
Strictly Come Dancing runner-up Susanna Reid displayed a "lack of charm" that left most of her fellow contestants "bewildered", according to former Bond girl Fiona Fullerton.
Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has named her new son Bear, a spokeswoman for the star confirmed today.
Marks & Spencer has apologised after a Muslim member of staff refused to sell a customer alcohol.
Jean Doolan misses her son Richard every day, but at Christmas she feels his absence particularly acutely.
WHEN Lord Abernethy acquitted Edward Watt in 2001 on a charge of raping a fellow student at Aberdeen University, there was public outrage.