THE policeman at the centre of the Plebgate row is demanding up to £200,000 in compensation from former Cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell.
ANDY Murray has served up a winner with his newly opened luxury country house hotel after it was named the best in Scotland.
DNA tests are continuing in an effort to formally identify a body, thought to be that of a BBC Scotland documentary maker who is feared to have drowned.
The number of Scottish adult smokers turning to e-cigarettes to help them give up the habit has risen fivefold since 2010.
Scotland's national theatre is to pay out £1.4million to a stagehand injured during a Broadway production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth.
The post-mortem examinations into three young children whose mother has been accused of their murder are inconclusive.
THE main architect behind Glasgow School of Art's acclaimed Reid Building has spoken of the lasting impact on him of the school's world-famous Mackintosh-designed building.
A LOCAL authority's pioneering new service begins life today.
JIM Sillars, widower of MSP Margo MacDonald, has spoken about the grief he has felt since her death.
POLICE are searching for a man suffering from personal issues who vanished from his home four days ago.
JUDGES and sheriffs are having to make public why they stand down from cases because of conflicts of interests.
MPs are calling on the Government to set out a "realistic vision" of the UK's place in the world and give a clearer indication of circumstances in which the armed forces could be committed to military action.
AN ERUPTION of a supervolcano in Iceland should pose as great a threat to Britain as nuclear terrorism, according to a high level UK government report.
Country music queen Dolly Parton is planning to wear high heels when she makes her Glastonbury debut despite the festival's famous mud.
Britain is no longer a country of believers but rather has entered a "post-Christian" era, former archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has said.
DUNDEE Museum of Transport, the first of its kind in the city, flung open its doors to the public at the weekend attracting young fans like five- year -old Cole Simpson (left).
ONE-THIRD of people struggle to cope at work because of depression, stress or burn-out, according to a new study.
POLICE investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found in a park are to appeal to viewers of the BBC TV's Crimewatch programme tonight.
THESE days she appears in Vanity Fair's best-dressed female authors list and turns up at premieres wearing dresses by Oscar De La Renta and heels by Christian Laboutin,
A FILM producer is heading to Glasgow to teach budding filmmakers how to create a big hit movie on a low budget.
CALLS are to be made for a public inquiry into cases of historic sexual and physical abuse in Scottish orphanages.
Glasgow City Council is hoping to harness the rare rays of sunshine the city receives to help turn it into one of the world's greenest.
MORE than 5000 people have pounded the streets in Scotland's capital for the Bupa Great Edinburgh Run.
A PRIEST suspended for alleging a culture of homosexual bullying within the Catholic Church in Scotland is determined to remain in a parish house despite a notice to quit.
A FANS group has called for Graham Wallace, the chief executive of Rangers, to be suspended while police examine a complaint concerning allegedly inaccurate comments concerning the club's finances.
A TRIPLE murderer has been awarded more than £800 compensation after his nose clippers were broken by guards.
Thousands of runners have taken to the streets for a race with a longer 10-mile route around the capital.
Police are investigating a complaint from a Rangers shareholder against the football club's chief executive Graham Wallace.
British National Party leader Nick Griffin has accused Ukip of recycling and softening their hardline anti-immigration policy.
The world of cricket was stunned today after a team playing a league match managed to be bowled out for just three runs.