Sir Bruce Forsyth is to host a special variety show for BBC1 - his first new role since stepping down as the host of Strictly Come Dancing.
A TEENAGER is following his Formula 1 heroes - just days after passing his driving test.
CHILDREN are yet to experience the green shoots of economic recovery with their pocket money dropping 2.4 per cent from a six-year high to an average of £6.35.
A former News of the World reporter has been spared jail after giving key evidence in the case against his old boss, Andy Coulson, in the phone-hacking trial.
TWO men were taken to hospital after the van they were travelling in crashed into a house.
Phone users who sign up to the telemarketing opt-out Telephone Preference Service see their nuisance calls drop by just one-third, new figures show.
THE search for planets like Earth has had a setback after low water-levels were found on planets that were expected to have plenty.
SCOTLAND Yard is embroiled in a fresh scandal over undercover police tactics after it was claimed that officers spied on the family of Jean Charles de Menezes.
A note has been discovered hidden in the folds of a kilt destined for a soldier heading to the front in the First World War.
TWO rare pieces of embroidery have been saved for the nation by the National Museums of Scotland.
THE giants of the golfing world turned out in force to bid an emotional farewell to coaching legend Bob Torrance.
THE stereotypical "dour" Scot is a myth created by a type of cultural Chinese Whispers, researchers have shown.
FORENSICS experts have revealed the face of a teenager who died in Leith some 600 years ago, with his remains found during work for the Edinburgh Trams.
Team Scotland are already featuring strongly on the Glasgow Games medal table after one of the best ever Scottish performances on the first day of the competition.
Police have named a motorcyclist who died after colliding with a camper van and a car.
A Tory peer slipped up after accidentally calling the Commonwealth Games the "Conservative Games".
The UK Culture Secretary has hailed the resilience of Glasgow School of Art staff and students on a visit to the fire-damaged building.
Relatives of a family-of-four killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry have said they are "devastated" by their loss.
Two men were taken to hospital after the van they were travelling in crashed into a house.
The Deputy Prime Minister spoke out against homophobia in Commonwealth countries ahead of the opening ceremony of Glasgow 2014.
The Scottie dogs which took part in the athletes' parade stole the show at last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.
Crowds leaving the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games have described it as a "fantastic" spectacle with an "electric atmosphere".
A fundraising appeal for children's charity Unicef made during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games has reached £3.1 million.
There are two things that Glasgow doesn't experience very often.
The city of Benny Lynch, the haven of the eternal Wee Man, has always punched above its weight. Glasgow last night took a small budget and came up with a big idea.
A FAMILY of four has been killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry on a road criticised as one of the most dangerous in Scotland.
THE first coffins carrying the remains of the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane have arrived in the Netherlands, which, with two-thirds of the 298 killed, suffered the greatest loss in the tragedy.
PEACHES Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction to the Class A drug, an inquest has heard.
A BUSINESSMAN who has been battling with the Bank of Scotland since having his overdraft withdrawn in 2007 is to be evicted from his £1.3 million home.
A FAMILY holiday turned to tragedy when a ten-year-old boy died after falling into a freezing cold river.