Tributes have been paid to a leading, but at times controversial, Scottish clergyman as he reached a half-century of active ministry in the Free Church of Scotland.
A 26-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested at a curry house in Cornwall on suspicion of a terrorism offence linked to Syria.
FORMER rugby star Thom Evans and The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge have become the first celebrities to sign up for the next Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour.
A CHARITY peace anthem commemorating a famous First World War centenary is to take on the X Factor winner for the Christmas number one.
Art School students, from left, Jack Greewell, Daniel Bekken, Fiona Hunter and Zara Weir pose for a selfie with a giant logo they designed to promote the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, as Glasgow prepares to host the event for the first time.
More than half of Britons believe religion does more harm than good, with less than a quarter believing faith is a positive force, according to a survey.
The number of police officers in Scotland has fallen slightly in the last three months.
Some women are likely to make fraudulent claims about being sexually abused by television personality Jimmy Savile, appeal judges have been told.
A BRICKLAYER who caused the death of two of his apprentices by driving dangerously and crashing into a cement mixer was jailed for two years yesterday.
The life sentence handed down to the 16-year-old schoolboy who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has been condemned as too harsh by youth justice campaigners.
An ADVERT for payday lender and high street pawnbroker Cash Converters has been banned for encouraging "frivolous" spending on summer holidays, barbeques and entertaining children.
A NEW body will be created to oversee the management and protection of Scotland's historical heritage, MSPs have confirmed.
MORE than 500,000 young people and their families are to have their shopping bill cut by 10 per cent under a new deal between a charity and a food store chain.
THE Prince of Wales has urged faith leaders to ensure that people within their own tradition respect those of others in the wake of the persecution of Christians and beheadings by Islamic State (IS).
A WOMAN has told of the agony of tearing her corneas while wearing a pair of fancy dress contact lenses.
Customers of Britain's biggest building society can now check their balances using a wrist watch in the latest innovation to help people manage their money "on the go".
AILING coffee chain Beanscene has filed for liquidation with branches likely to cease trading next week.
The legal aid system is no longer fit for purpose and needs a "root and branch change", the Law Society of Scotland has said.
A THREE-week trial is to be held next year after eight people appeared in court on charges related to corruption.
A SCOTTISH regiment has been called in to deal with Libyan soldiers being trained at an English army base as five of the foreign troops appeared in court accused of rape and other sex assaults.
CONTROVERSIAL rising bollards are to make a return to the Scottish capital next week.
Almost 13,000 people have started a modern apprenticeship since April, according to new figures.
A STONEMASON who led a double life as a respected restorer of ancient monuments and a high-level cocaine dealer is to have almost £15,000 of his assets seized by the Crown.
The family of one of two Indonesian sex workers found murdered in the Hong Kong flat of a British investment banker has called for their killer to be handed the death penalty.
Claudia Winkleman's eight-year-old daughter is recovering in hospital after she was burnt while celebrating Hallowe'en.
A SKIP hire firm has been fined £20,000 for health and safety failings after a worker was crushed to death by a 180kg gate.
MATTHEW McCulloch, Martin Herrity and Ken Long pay their respects at the opening ceremony of Glasgow's Garden of Remembrance ahead of Sunday's Armistice Day service at the Cenotaph.
A POLICE estimate that a third more drivers will be prosecuted this Christmas as a result of the lowering of the drink-drive limit has been challenged by the Justice Secretary.
CHEF Gordon Ramsay earned £29 million in America last year.
The frustration of mobile phone users, particularly in rural areas, being unable to make calls or send texts is a common bugbear in Scotland.