The animator of much-loved cartoons Roobarb and Henry's Cat has died aged 91.
CARDINAL Keith O'Brien once said gay marriage was like slavery and has compared abortion to the Dunblane massacre while also being talked about as a future Pope.
FOUR community projects are to benefit from the first grants made by the reconstituted Scottish Land Fund.
A CAR crash victim has awoken from a month-long coma – but does not yet known that her partner, the father of her three-month-old baby, died in the incident.
Four out of five drug-related deaths in the north-east of Scotland in a three-year period involved misused prescription medication, according to figures.
A GOLF complex which has been a feature of the Royal Deeside landscape for more than 20 years has gone into liquidation.
FOR once, gallery chiefs are hoping for laughter from the critics after a new exhibition of paintings, sculpture and archive material of Scottish comedians opened in Edinburgh.
The most shocking revelation for those with a genuine interest in food is that schools are still serving up frozen beefburgers to children.
THE mother of missing student David O'Halloran has spoken of the comfort she is getting from a psychic, as the five-week search for her son continues.
Britain's most senior Roman Catholic has said he would be "happy" for priests to be able to marry.
Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day, has been granted bail at Pretoria Magistrates' Court in South Africa.
Independence could drive forward positive social policies in the remainder of the United Kingdom, according to the Yes Scotland campaign group.
Scots will not face any rises in their council tax for the sixth year in a row.
Detailed accusations about Jimmy Savile's sex crimes were censored after viewers tried to post them on a BBC tribute web page.
Pupils who are excluded from school aged 12 are four times as likely as other children to be jailed as adults, according to a new study.
Major disruption is expected for commuting traffic after a lorry carrying glue spilled its load on a main route, police say.
A court case involving a teenage Premier League and England footballer was adjourned today.
HORSEMEAT has been found in food bound for Scots schoolchildren for the first time, despite Government reassurances all beef products supplied to education establishments were "100% traceable".
WHAT was once the final frontier could become the final resting place for thousands of Scots thanks to a Glasgow entrepreneur who has launched Europe's first space burial service.
THE Labour Party is being taken to court over claims it rejected a potential election candidate because of her age and sex.
CELEBRITY chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall should be taken off TV because his campaign to save fish stocks is damaging Scotland's fishing industry, its leaders have warned.
IT is a nickname that once described their numbers but came to signify people of a narrow, censorious view of life in the Highlands and Islands.
POLICE doctors in Scotland are earning as much as £200,000 a year on top of their regular salaries as they respond to incidents.
A SCOTTISH grocer has been named and shamed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as one the UK's biggest tax defaulters.
THE president of the AA, Edmund King, has warned that drivers "can't take any more", after the latest hike in the cost of petrol.
A former director of public prosecutions has called for more research into juries following the collapse of the Vicky Pryce trial.
SCOTLAND'S leading animal welfare charity has launched a blunt advertising campaign urging people not to call out the RSPCA because it has no jurisdiction north of the Border.
THOUSANDS of bins are going uncollected because their lids are not fully shut, with residents complaining many are open only by inches.
The Free Church itself was born in "the Disruption" of 1843, when 450 ministers of the Church of Scotland broke away over the issue of patronage and whether the congregations or patrons were to have the greatest say in selecting parish ministers.
Laura McGilp's explanation of the benefits of the flagship Triple P parenting programme is exactly the one health chiefs want to hear.