A coffee habit of more than four cups a day could be shortening your life, new research suggests.
The family of radical cleric Abu Qatada has followed him out of the UK, it has been revealed.
POLICE are investigating a teenager's suicide after he was ensnared in an internet blackmail plot.
A junior soldier faced an embarrassing problem during his graduation parade when one of his socks fell to half-mast.
SCOTS comic Craig Hill jumps for joy on Salisbury Crags in Edinburgh during a break away from the Fringe.
CHRISTIANS in Western societies who feel persecuted because of their faith should "grow up", according to the former archbishop of Canterbury.
A LIGHTHOUSE cottage designed by the father of Robert Louis Stevenson and in a magnificent, remote location is on sale for offers over £225,000.
A TIE which used to belong to John Lennon is among the rare items set to go under the hammer at the Beatles 22nd annual memorabilia auction.
AMBULANCE crews in Scotland are being called to assist thousands more patients who have fallen over at home.
FEW entrepreneurs would dream of taking on Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne in his own backyard.
The father of a Scots teenager has been reunited with his daughter following her arrest for allegedly attempting to import £1.5million of cocaine out of Peru.
DJ Dave Lee Travis has been charged with 11 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assault against alleged victims aged between 15 and 29.
More people are living on Scottish islands than a decade ago, new census figures show.
An estimated 10,000 beer cans have been cleared from Trafalgar Square during an "almighty clean-up" after kilt-clad Scottish football fans descended on it ahead of last night's match against England.
A former headmaster of a boarding school at the centre of sexual abuse allegations has resigned from a role at Oxford University.
Two young women being held on suspicion of trying to smuggle £1.5 million of cocaine out of Peru told of how they were forced to take the drugs during a secret meeting.
SCOTLAND must use the Glasgow 2014 Games to raise human rights abuses within the vast majority of Commonwealth countries that outlaw homosexuality, campaigners have demanded.
NEW figures showing the highest number of Scots in work for more than four years have been hailed as a sign the country's economy is recovering.
ALMOST half of the payday lenders ordered by the trading watchdog to prove their practices are up to scratch have decided to exit the market.
AN influential Scottish record label which helped to launch the careers of artists such as KT Tunstall and King Creosote is to close.
MORE than two million shares in Rangers have been sold in a flurry of stock market activity as the power struggle at Ibrox intensifies.
LEADING writer and artist Alasdair Gray has criticised arts boards for being "Scotophobic" and appointing English administrators to top jobs.
THEY descended en masse, clad in kilts and sporting big grins and the odd ginger wig.
MORE than half of Scots live on ready meals or takeaways at least three times a week, according to a new poll.
Twelve young Scottish ospreys have been released on the north Spanish coast in a project to restore the birds to the Basque country.
A WOMAN who died when the car she was in collided with a cement mixer was due to get married next year, her family said.
The problems of ex-servicemen and women adapting to civilian life is costing taxpayers and charities more than £100 million-a-year, a new report is warning.
COUNCIL workers will not stage a three-day strike over pay after a ballot on industrial action saw just under half of respondents vote in support of a walk-out.
A BLIND man has told how he fulfilled his lifelong ambition of driving a car and crashed it just minutes after getting behind the wheel.
Only one-third of elderly people have ever been online.