CAMPAIGNERS have described the conviction of publicist Max Clifford for a string of indecent assaults on teenage girls as proof the police inquiry into alleged celebrity sex offenders is not a "witch hunt".
FORMER Rangers director Dave King has attacked as "completely superficial" a review of the club's books that revealed almost £70 million had been squandered in two years.
PROPERTY tycoon Donald Trump is on the brink of adding Turnberry to his portfolio of golf courses in a deal worth £35 million.
SCOTLAND is gearing up for a summer invasion of leather-jacketed vandals that will terrorise parks, football and rugby grounds and farmland.
CULT movie director Quentin Tarantino memorably used the F-word to express his great love of one of Scotland's best-loved arts institutions.
Energy giant SSE has been challenged to publish a timetable for new connections from Scotland's islands to the national grid.
AN HISTORIC building that was dismantled stone by stone after being saved from the bulldozer is now being rebuilt 250 years after initial work on the structure first began.
Police are investigating the cause of a fire that killed thousands of pigs at a farm in Northern Ireland.
Celebrated cellist Julian Lloyd Webber is to retire from performing as a result of a medical problem which has restricted his ability to play.
Billy Connolly has revealed that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer and Parkinson's disease on the same day.
Police believe the theft of 45,000 bees may be linked to an earlier raid on a hive about 20 miles away.
DANCERS Suraya Ahmed and Karyn Eaglesham help launch the West End Festival in Glasgow in colourful style.
Newsnight boss Ian Katz has defended presenter Kirsty Wark dancing to Michael Jackson's Thriller and denied the show has been dumbed down.
Aviemore has become the warmest place in the UK this year beating Barcelona, Paris and even Rome by five to six degrees.
ALMOST 300 Scottish jobs are likely to be axed by a blood management firm after bosses announced plans to shift production to Malaysia.
Police and council chiefs have said they will investigate claims of a cover-up of widespread sexual abuse said to involve the late politician Sir Cyril Smith.
HIGH taxes and red tape are preventing Britain from breeding globally successful entrepreneurs, according to a think-tank.
A VICTIM of disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford said she was relieved that 'justice had been done' after his conviction.
Five people, including a nine-week-old baby girl and two other children aged nine and seven, have died in a house fire.
A TYPICAL chief executive of a top company is still a man over 50 with a background in finance despite calls for boards to include more women, according to a new study.
IT was a new dawn for ITV's breakfast slot as former BBC star Susanna Reid launched the much-anticipated show Good Morning Britain.
The body of a British teenager who died after drinking a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual was left by the side of the road by two frightened local men, the Columbian authorities have said.
LORD Forsyth has been appointed President of The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland.
Thousands of workers at HM Revenue and Customs are to be balloted for strikes in a long-running campaign over jobs and cuts.
STEVEN Spielberg is set to direct a movie version of Roald Dahl's children's book The BFG.
A SENIOR Church of Scotland figure has said there is no obvious link between its membership falling below 400,000 for the first time and the Kirk's ongoing debate over the issue of gay ordination.
A RARE European bison from the Highlands has been sent to Romania to be reintroduced into the wild.
The decomposing body of a man believed to be a Briton has been found in a plastic bag in Delhi, Indian police have said.
FORMULA 1 ringmaster Bernie Ecclestone reportedly struck a secret deal with the UK taxman to avoid a potential £1.2 billion bill.
A GLASGOW Indian restaurant has been named restaurant of the year at the Scottish Curry Awards.