A former Scottish Government minister has compared Tesco's suspected treatment of suppliers to practices seen in Mafia movie The Godfather.
SALES of new cars in Scotland saw a slight drop in January after a record year for sales in 2014.
Ian Rankin is leading a campaign to make the final part of Muriel Spark's archive available to the public.
Payday lender Wonga will not face a criminal investigation after sending fake legal letters to customers, police have confirmed.
Scotland's chief constable is considering ending the practice of non-statutory stop-and-search by police officers, the First Minister has announced.
Old Firm bottle attack victim Kieran Duffy will get VIP treatment at Rangers' first match after the shocking incident.
Energy minister Matthew Hancock has pledged to support the crisis-hit North Sea oil sector prompted by the dramatic fall in global prices.
Nine American airmen will be remembered in a small island community 70 years after they were killed when their plane crashed just months before the end of the Second World War.
Bomb disposal experts have removed a suspicious package found at a holiday complex.
THE driver of the bin lorry which killed six people in a horror crash in Glasgow says he thinks about the victims "every minute of every day".
Scotland should capitalise on the independence referendum by marketing itself as a beacon of democracy on the world stage, an academic has said.
IT was hoped that the Commonwealth Games would encourage people to become fitter and more active as they drew inspiration from the elite sports stars who made Glasgow their home last summer.
Many Scots are facing "difficult, complex and miserable" work situations due to unfair employment practices, according to a new report.
A ROAD rage driver who mowed down and killed an elderly couple by overtaking at a pedestrian crossing has been jailed.
A CONSUMER watchdog is calling on regulators to examine evidence that students are being left open to unfair course changes as an investigation revealed four universities in Scotland use terms they consider to be in breach of consumer law.
A POLICE superintendent is under investigation for not wearing shoes in his office in a case which has been highlighted amid growing concern over zealous internal probes in Scotland's national force.
SCOTLAND'S national church should embrace imaginative new initiatives to promote the use of Gaelic, according to the man who will next lead the Kirk.
THREE directors at a publicly-owned bus firm have been banned from attending a controversial men-only transport industry society.
A deal to build a major film studio plan in the central belt of Scotland could be done in the next eight weeks, Scottish Enterprise revealed last night.
CAMPAIGNERS are calling for stricter rules on alcohol marketing after research showed 10 and 11-year-olds are more likely to recognise a beer brand than leading makes of confectionary.
A TEENAGER who sparked a major firearms incident after pointing an air rifle at police marksmen in Shetland has been sentenced to three years behind bars.
STRICTER checks on elderly motorists would not have prevented the death of a cyclist knocked down by a 93-year-old woman, a sheriff has ruled.
THE number of anti-Semitic incidents in the UK more than doubled last year to reach a record high, a charity has warned.
Royal Bank of Scotland is planning to shut at least 99 branches this year as customers increasingly shift their banking habits to the web.
DAVE King has insisted his consortium has won the battle to take over Rangers and will oust the current board at a extraordinary general meeting to be held in the coming weeks.
MIKE Ashley's days as the powerbroker of Rangers are numbered, according to former club director and would-be Ibrox kingpin Dave King.
ARMY bomb disposal officers are at a holiday park in Perthshire after the discovery of a suspicious package in a pine lodge.
TESCO'S online banking network has been hit by a computer fault, understood to have impacted up to 300,000 customers and their accounts.
Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi is to be regenerated into Lego after a new set of the plastic toys based on the sci-fi shows goes on sale in time for Christmas.
There is strong evidence that grey seals could be responsible for fatal "corkscrew" injuries to other seals rather than boat propellers, according to the Scottish Government.