VETERAN motorcycle racers are holding a memorial competition in aid of cancer research, with only over-50s allowed to take part.
A NOTORIOUS pub has become the first in Glasgow to be shut down with immediate effect.
A HOSPITAL and two prisons have been criticised after failing to detect that a prisoner who died was suffering from cancer.
A SENIOR Sheffield Wednesday club official "unwittingly disseminated a lie" to BBC football commentator Alan Green that hundreds of Liverpool fans forced open a gate at the fateful 1989 FA Cup semi-final, a jury has heard.
GIANT underground oil tanks on an Orkney island, that were built to fuel the Royal Navy's warships, could be transformed into modern day fuel distribution base.
A HEADTEACHER is being investigated for alleged domestic abuse, a month after he was suspended amid claims of sexual impropriety with a female student.
The "big four" banks face being broken up as Britain's competition watchdog sets out plans for a full-scale inquiry that could result in a radical shake-up of the sector.
THERE was a time when police forces across the UK had widely varying rules about officers carrying guns and some posed legitimate questions about public safety and civil liberties.
DOZENS of future journalists have taken part in a training day to prepare them for a special project providing coverage of the Commonwealth Games.
A female priest was found murdered in her home hours before her husband was discovered dead at a local beauty spot in a suspected murder-suicide.
HELICOPTER rescue pilot Cameron Dalziel, who was travelling aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight on a British passport, had recently moved to Malaysia from South Africa.
TRIBUTES from across the world of golf have been paid to the leading coach and father of former Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance, who has died aged 82.
THE Met Office has issued weather warnings for parts of Scotland and the rest of the UK with intense thunderstorms due to sweep into the country from the continent.
HUNDREDS of mourners have attended a memorial service for a 14-year-old schoolboy who died in a gorge-jumping accident in northern Italy.
A tourist attraction offering stunning views over Glasgow and beyond has reopened to the public for the first time in four years.
Nelson Mandela's granddaughter visited Glasgow's Nelson Mandela Square yesterday for a ribbon-tying ceremony on Mandela Day - when the former freedom fighter would have turned 96.
The world of golf has been plunged into mourning after Ryder Cup star Sam Torrance's father died aged 82.
died at the age of 82, his son Sam has confirmed.
A planned strike scheduled for the first day of the Commonwealth Games at the BBC has been called off after a new pay offer was made.
A man has appeared in court accused of murdering a gangland figure in a supermarket car park more than four years ago.
A FORMER school teacher has been convicted of cheating the taxpayer out of almost £30,000 in disability benefits - after he was caught on film morris dancing.
A hospital and two prisons have been criticised after failing to detect that a prisoner who died was suffering from cancer.
A book signed by Nelson Mandela when he was a prisoner in South Africa has gone on display in Scotland's largest city.
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has claimed he was "misled" over his efforts to step in to take over Doncaster Rovers, of whom he has been a lifelong fan.
An Italian appeals court has acquitted former premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case.
Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has given birth to a baby boy.
German artist Otto Piene, known for his colourful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at the age of 86.
A family had a lucky escape after they switched flights from the doomed airliner because it was full.
Theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber almost joined the suicide clinic Dignitas last year after suffering a bout of deep depression, he has revealed.
Britain's major lenders are facing a full-scale competition probe over personal accounts and small business banking under plans set out by the watchdog today.