Six million Britons are at risk of falling behind with their finances this month as expense hangovers from Christmas take their toll, research from the Money Advice Trust suggests.
GPs in some of Scotland's most deprived areas have called for debt and welfare advice centres to be given NHS branding to help highlight the help available to patients.
A SCOTTISH adventure holiday firm has won a prestigious award for its green credentials.
THREE men were found to have been culpably negligent in a NATO exercise that went wrong and led to the deaths of five Scots-based part-time soldiers in Germany, it has emerged.
The Cold War was waged with guns and bombs, with dollars and cents, and with a magazine called Angliya.
HUMAN rights groups have urged Scottish universities to sever links with Chinese language centres that have sparked worldwide fears over academic freedom.
Glasgow council has come under pressure to give unions a place on the boards of its controversial spin-off firms.
AN ambitious project to transform the campus of one of Scotland's oldest universities could top three quarters of a billion pounds.
Tens of thousands of Scots in social housing could gain access to cheap credit under a pioneering new scheme.
LAWYERS have called on the Scottish Government to review "catastrophic" employment tribunal fees if the system is devolved as part of the Smith Agreement.
All UK-based passengers and crew aboard two flights taken by a Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone have now been contacted by medical authorities, Public Health England (PHE) said.
A suspected drink-driver was arrested after crashing his car into a police station.
Buckingham Palace has denied the Duke of York has committed any impropriety after he was reportedly named in US court documents related to a convicted paedophile.
THE Rangers board has welcomed the purchase of 13.3million shares by millionaire businessman Douglas Park's Three Bears group.
Teenagers may face a lifelong struggle with addiction because of their perpetual use of modern technology - and parents are helping to maintain the habit.
THE family of a student murdered over two decades ago have met with prosecutors, sparking hope a retrial of the man accused of the killing.
Controversial TV personality Katie Hopkins has criticised people who "dial the cop shop every time we feel offended online" after she was reported to police over her Twitter outburst about the Scottish nurse who is battling ebola.
Police looking for a Scottish teenage footballer who disappeared while out with friends in Manchester celebrating the New Year have found his body.
Events will take place across two continents this month to celebrate the legacy of Scots missionary Mary Slessor at the 100th anniversary of her death.
Thousands of council staff have been signed off with stress or other mental health problems last year, local authorities have revealed.
Scotland should be allowed to represent itself in the European Union and other international bodies to reflect the growing influence of small nations on the world stage, according to the SNP.
POPE Francis has praised the work of one of Scotland's leading aid charities as it marks its 50th anniversary this year.
WATCHING comedies such as the BBC Scotland-produced Mrs Brown's Boys could hold the key to dating someone with a similar sense of humour, a new survey indicates.
THE DAUGHTER of a retired teacher missing from his home has made a desperate appeal to help trace him as police stepped up their hunt.
HUNDREDS of Virgin Trains passengers were advised to cancel plans to travel south from Scotland as flooding caused chaos to cross border travel.
New Year has always been special for one devoted couple as the day they also chose to celebrate their wedding.
Rail companies will have to tell passengers in the future there are cheaper fares available when they book tickets to travel after a deal was struck by the government and operators.
Hogmanay revellers have criticised party organisers after thousands were turned away from a major event that was scrapped due to dangerously high winds.
NEW European-wide rules designed to make household appliances more energy efficient will mean coffee machines switch off automatically once a drink has been brewed.