A teenager who was shot by the Taliban in Pakistan after campaigning for women's rights will be honoured today by Amnesty International.
Three men have appeared in court after police found guns and £325,000 worth of class A drugs in raids.
GIANT panda Tian Tian is expected to give birth "any day" staff at Edinburgh Zoo let slip yesterday.
MORE than 2.3 million requests have been made for event tickets at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games during the initial application process which closed last night.
Why some people are troubled by cold sores while others are not has finally been explained by Scottish scientists.
Scotland is one of the world's top destinations for thrill seekers.
A Muslim woman will be allowed to stand trial while wearing a full-face veil but must remove it while giving evidence, a judge has ruled.
A vet has said he uses keyhole surgery to remove lollipop sticks and coins swallowed by inquisitive penguins.
ALL of Scotland's bathing waters have passed European water quality standards this year due to the long, dry summer.
Three-year-old Pip Downer peers through a dramatic installation at the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA).
The Government has pulled the trigger on the sale of its stake in Lloyds Banking Group in a major milestone for the part-nationalised lender.
THEY have become part of the scenery ...
ALEX Salmond and the Scottish Nationalists have been lumped together with Nigel Farage's Ukip and the hard Right Tory Eurosceptics by seeking to put a sense of national identity before Britons' economic interests.
THERE was a clap of thunder as Vince the Prince came down from the mountain reminding delegates that David Cameron had described him as a "Jeremiah."
Stars including Arlene Philips, pictured, Alex Jones and Sheridan Smith have teamed up for a new charity appeal.
THE chance to observe deer closely during the annual rutting season is drawing more tourists to Scotland.
Scottish fashion designer Christopher Kane announced prior to his spring/summer 2014 show at London Fashion Week that he will open a flagship store in London next year.
A former MSP is to stand as the SNP's candidate for the Dunfermline seat vacated by disgraced Bill Walker.
Ian Black has apologised to Rangers fans for betting against his own team.
The Government has revealed plans to sell 6% of Lloyds Banking Group.
Four pedestrians and two police officers have been injured in a city-centre crash.
A body recovered from a river is that of a man missing for more than two weeks, police have confirmed.
Actor Ben Miller is to star in a new West End production ridiculing the Parliamentary expenses scandal which led to a number of MPs being jailed
Nick Clegg saw off a challenge to his authority over Liberal Democrat economic policy today, as rebel amendments were overwhelmingly defeated at the party's annual conference in Glasgow.
Eighteen groups tackling sectarianism in communities across Scotland are to benefit from £2 million government cash.
A search for a woman reportedly heard calling for help around a former copper mine has been stood down.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell has accused fashion designers of snubbing black and Asian models on the catwalk.
Comic and actor Billy Connolly has undergone surgery for prostate cancer and is being treated for the "initial symptoms" of Parkinson's Disease, according to a spokeswoman for the star.