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  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Police have named an elderly man whose body was recovered from a river.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A rare piece of artwork painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death has sold for 61.8 million dollars (£38.6m) at a sale kicking off New York City's autumn auctions of impressionist and modern art.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation are being failed by the system, according to a report that warns child protection authorities are likely to be missing many cases.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    FORMER radio DJ Suzie McGuire tried to kill herself because prosecutors refused to abandon a case in which she was accused of assaulting her husband, it has been claimed in court.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A TEENAGE rugby player has been left quadriplegic after suffering a neck injury during the first game of the season.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    CHARITIES have called for Scotland to have the power to decriminalise cannabis.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    BRITAIN'S top companies only need to appoint two dozen female directors to achieve ambitious targets set for the end of 2015 on boardroom equality, according to a new report.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Famous alumni of Scotland's national youth theatre have expressed their shock and dismay after it lost its regular funding from the national arts agency.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    SOME 10,000 Scots workers are estimated to have claims for backdated holiday pay with added overtime after a groundbreaking legal ruling that is expected to cost industry millions of pounds.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    LONG-awaited behind-the-scenes tours of Scotland's busiest train station will launch this week, allowing fans to scale Glasgow Central Station's historic glass roof and delve into an abandoned Victorian village buried underground.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Parents who fail to pay child support could find themselves unable to get a mortgage or a loan under Coalition Government plans to hit their credit score.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Specialist teams have been brought in to help police officers searching for a missing man.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    CHRISTMAS and reindeer go together … as many children and their parents know only too well.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    ASSAULTS on police officers are up almost 10 per cent as overall violent crime slumps.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    After declines over the last two decades, seabird numbers are at last showing encouraging signs.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Tributes have been paid to a leading, but at times controversial, Scottish ­clergyman as he reached a half-century of active ­ministry in the Free Church of Scotland.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested at a curry house in Cornwall on suspicion of a terrorism offence linked to Syria.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    FORMER rugby star Thom Evans and The ­Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge have become the first celebrities to sign up for the next Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A CHARITY peace anthem commemorating a famous First World War centenary is to take on the X Factor winner for the Christmas number one.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Art School students, from left, Jack Greewell, Daniel Bekken, Fiona Hunter and Zara Weir pose for a selfie with a giant logo they designed to promote the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, as Glasgow prepares to host the event for the first time.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    More than half of Britons believe religion does more harm than good, with less than a quarter believing faith is a positive force, according to a survey.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    The number of police officers in Scotland has fallen slightly in the last three months.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Some women are likely to make fraudulent claims about being sexually abused by television personality Jimmy Savile, appeal judges have been told.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A BRICKLAYER who caused the death of two of his apprentices by driving dangerously and crashing into a cement mixer was jailed for two years yesterday.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    The life sentence handed down to the 16-year-old schoolboy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has been condemned as too harsh by youth justice campaigners.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    An ADVERT for payday lender and high street pawnbroker Cash Converters has been banned for encouraging "frivolous" spending on summer holidays, barbeques and entertaining children.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A NEW body will be created to oversee the management and protection of Scotland's historical heritage, MSPs have confirmed.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    MORE than 500,000 young people and their families are to have their shopping bill cut by 10 per cent under a new deal between a charity and a food store chain.

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    THE Prince of Wales has urged faith leaders to ensure that people within their own tradition respect those of others in the wake of the persecution of Christians and beheadings by Islamic State (IS).

  • Wednesday 5 November 2014

    A WOMAN has told of the agony of tearing her corneas while wearing a pair of fancy dress contact lenses.