Greenhouse pests can be kept at bay by bombarding them with a cocktail of different vegetable smells, research has shown.
Colleagues have praised human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin and offered congratulations following her apparent engagement to Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney.
A NEW mobile payment service with the potential to eventually link up every current account in the country with a phone number has been launched, making it available for use by 30 million people initially.
THEY caused a bit of a stir when they first hit the streets of Glasgow in 1964 and were even blamed for an increase in immorality.
l The introduction of the South-Western Railway from Ayr to Girvan took day-trippers to the doorstep of the original Station Hotel.
A MAN has died in hospital after being seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run.
A dog has been killed in a barbaric attack in which it was tied to a tree, doused in flammable liquid and set on fire.
More than £14million of UK assets have been frozen over possible money laundering in Ukraine.
A TOTAL of £1.5 billion of public and private sector cash is being spent on Scotland's infrastructure thanks to an innovative funding scheme, the Deputy First Minister said.
Prince Charles toured a caravan park near his home at Balmoral to see first-hand how a community has breathed new life into a popular tourist draw.
The last official letter written by Diana, Princess of Wales was sold for nearly £3000 at auction.
A reconstruction of the last known movements of a grandmother who was murdered almost five months ago while walking her dog has been shown on BBC's Crimewatch.
FORMER Rangers director Dave King has tonight attacked a review of the club's books as "completely superficial".
A blood management company has announced proposals to close a plant, affecting up to 270 jobs.
THE general secretary of the Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association (SSTA) - one of the country's main teaching unions - has been sacked.
A man has died in hospital after being seriously injured in a suspected hit-and-run.
Around 45,000 bees have been stolen by thieves - just days after reports of a similar swoop at a farm.
The decomposing body of a man believed to be a Briton has been found in a plastic bag in Delhi, Indian police have said.
A 15-year-old male pupil has been arrested after a female teacher was stabbed to death this morning at Corpus Christi Catholic College, Leeds, West Yorkshire police said.
PR guru Max Clifford has been found guilty of a string of indecent assaults on teenage girls in the first conviction under sex crime inquiry Operation Yewtree.
Google says it has turned a corner in its pursuit of a car that can drive itself.
Around £8 million has been seized from criminals over the past year under proceeds of crime laws.
A dog has been killed in a "barbaric" attack which saw it tied to a tree, doused in flammable liquid and set on fire.
PROPERTY tycoon Donald Trump is set to add Turnberry to his portfolio of golf courses in a deal worth £35 million.
An internationally recognised ecologist has attacked plans to plant 100,000 trees in Speyside that he says could destroy the "Scottishness of our hills."
A NATIONAL memorial is reportedly to be proposed in memory of infants and children whose remains were never returned to their parents.
A LEADING advocate has criticised the body that represents Scotland's top lawyers, claiming the 500-year-old organisation suffers from a "chronic lack of transparency".
CROSSWORDS and Sudoku have been hailed as a good way to protect your brain from ageing, but an Edinburgh University study raises questions about whether they are making a difference.
ISLAND communities in the Western Isles and Shetland are among two of the UK's top performing areas in terms of falling unemployment and rising house prices .