An award-winning visitor attraction has welcomed the first grey seal pup of the year.
Rangers have confirmed that Mike Ashley has become the second biggest stakeholder in the club.
Police are hunting two armed men who tried to hold a couple up in their own home at gunpoint.
New legislation is to be brought in to prevent councils from collecting "ancient" debts resulting from the Poll Tax, Alex Salmond has announced.
A GROUNDBREAKING initiative to teach Advanced Highers to pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds at a university hub rather than school has been backed by the Education Secretary.
Scotland's First Minister has pulled out of making a speech to an annual conference of company directors.
A Chinese man has been seriously hurt in an attack police are treating as a hate crime.
One of street artist Banksy's newest works has been removed following complaints it was racist.
Singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who scored top 10 hits, wrote TV themes and represented the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest, has died at the age of 64.
Wonga is to write off the debts of 330,000 customers after it admitted it has made loans to people who could not afford to repay them.
Here is award-winning cartoonist Steven Camley's latest cartoon.
EastEnders was the big winner at the Inside Soap Awards, picking up the prestigious Best Soap gong as well as three other cast prizes.
There is a "huge moral difference" between historic sex and drug crimes, actor Stephen Fry has said.
A dossier of online abuse directed at the parents of Madeleine McCann is being examined by police.
CAMPAIGNERS have hailed a decision by police to overturn the controversial policy of some officers carrying guns in public on regular patrols as a "victory for common sense".
THE wife of a man killed in the Flying Phantom tragedy has said she wants to try to move on with her life after the Crown Office revealed it will not hold a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the deaths.
A £20,000 reward has been offered for information to help catch the killer of a grandmother who was bludgeoned to death as she house-sat for friends at a mansion.
MORE than 700 underage drink-drivers have been stopped by police in Scotland over the past six years - including a child aged 12.
Scotland has fallen behind other countries for incentives on offer for doctors to work in under-staffed A&E departments, a Scottish Parliament committee heard.
FORMER Rangers owner Sir David Murray's 30-year business empire has shut its headquarters in one of Edinburgh's most prestigious addresses prior to being wound up with debts of more than £300 million.
A £2.6 billion contract has secured 1,500 jobs at the Clyde naval base which is home to the UK's nuclear deterrent, the Defence Secretary has said.
RANGERS face fresh questions over their ownership after an investment company linked to disgraced former owner Craig Whyte said it would continue staking a legal claim over its business and assets.
An eight-year-old boy ran up a £700 bill watching Minecraft videos - after his iPad hooked up to a premium contract net connection during a power outage.
A MENTALLY ILL British man shot in a Pakistan prison should not be sent back to the jail where the incident occurred, Holyrood's External Affairs Minister has said.
Samsung is the latest major smartphone manufacturer to suffer a public design issue after reports of a gap between the screen and metal body of the new Galaxy Note 4 handset.
The Ministry of Defence has won its fight to prevent three Hebridean crofters from building wind turbines.
RADIO 2 controller Bob Shennan has led tributes to broadcaster Sheila Tracy, who has died aged 80.
POLICE and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating the death of a man who plunged through the roof of a whisky warehouse.
MUSIC consumption in the UK has had the knock-on effect of driving technology sales to the tune of £11 billion over a five-year period.
THOUSANDS of head office and corporate staff at Tesco will be sent to work on the shop floor in the run-up to Christmas as part of an initiative by new chief executive Dave Lewis.