FORMER radio DJ Suzie McGuire's 10-year-old daughter has described how her stepfather attacked her mother after she had been at a fair in their home village.
BRITAIN'S biggest banks are facing up to 18 months of uncertainty after the competition watchdog ordered an investigation into their stranglehold over high street banking.
MILLIONS will be invested in the NHS after the cost of staging the Commonwealth Games was revealed to be almost £25 million under its final budget.
A SPECIES of bat actively jams the sonar of its rivals when foraging for food, scientists have discovered.
DUNDEE is known as the home of jute, jam and journalism.
House prices in Scotland are set to outperform those in London and many other parts of the UK over the next five years, according to the latest forecasts.
Little details can make an entry for the Herald's annual Society Awards really stand out.
A CARE home has been told it must make improvements after inspectors found it in worse condition than a previous investigation six months before.
Energy firm SSE has said "significant progress" has been made towards a major wind farm development off the Moray coast, as it announced a new partner for the project.
A FORENSIC scientist has told a court that a semen stain on a coat belonging to one of two teenage women murdered 37 years ago showed no signs of having been later disturbed.
Star Wars film-makers have finally revealed the name of the next film as The Force Awakens, after months of speculation among fans.
AN INQUIRY is under way after a seven-year-old girl was injured when a gun went off during an organised tour of a police headquarters.
A RECORD number of new cars were registered last month, offering the motoring industry confidence that strong sales will continue into 2015.
A PUBLICITY stunt that involved a model wearing a mini-dress made wholly from lettuce leaves was not sexist, animal rights campaigners have insisted.
SIR Chris Hoy has shown off a picture of his baby son Callum and told his family and friends he says "Hi".
A huge collection of First World War medal and award citations, with details of six million servicemen and women, is being published online for the first time.
ROYAL Caledonian Curling Club president David Henderson slides an antique stone past one of the great sporting masterpieces at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
THE family of a missing man have spoken of their week-long "nightmare" since he disappeared.
TWO men dressed in white paper suits who attempted a robbery at a bookmakers in Glasgow ran off empty handed after customers challenged them.
A 23-month old boy needed hospital treatment after being bitten by a Staffordshire Bull Terrier dog.
Radio 4 series Desert Island Discs will reach a milestone on November 14 when it broadcasts its 3,000th show.
An elderly man has died in hospital after being knocked down by a car.
Climate change could be throwing bees out of sync with plants - with males too distracted by females to carry out pollination.
Leading Scottish actress Blythe Duff has hit out at Creative Scotland for cutting its regular funding for Scottish Youth Theatre (SYT).
FRESH abuse allegations against disgraced TV and radio presenter Jimmy Savile have been made in relation to 12 NHS Trusts.
A First World War soldier is helping scientists understand the development of antibiotic resistance, 100 years after he perished on the Western Front.
A woman has escaped serious injury after falling 25ft down a quarry cliff.
MAN has died at the flagship Debenhams store in London.
Businesswoman Karren Brady was accompanied by Lord Sugar, he co-star in BBC series The Apprentice, as she took her seat in the House of Lords.
Firefighters responded to more than 1,100 incidents during a busy bonfire night.