PLANS to cut the opening hours of the library in Scotland's national book town have been scaled back.
FOOTBALL fans and car enthusiasts are being given the chance to Drive it Like Beckham as the superstar's BMW is listed for sale on Auto Trader.
ONE in four UK residential fixed broadband connections is "superfast", according to latest Ofcom research.
BBC Three boss Zai Bennett is to quit the channel for Sky ahead of plans to move it online.
THE pay bill for some of the BBC's biggest screen and radio stars, including Graham Norton and Jeremy Clarkson, is to be examined in a review by the BBC Trust, which will look at how the costs compare to commercial rivals.
SCOTCH whisky has been trademarked in Australia to crack down on sales of fake products in the country.
FRIENDS of a girl killed by a collapsing wall at her school will wear onesies at her funeral.
Sexism in the UK is more pervasive and "in your face" than other countries, a United Nations investigator has claimed.
PLANS for an 11-turbine windfarm on the Kintyre Peninsula have been given the go ahead after an independent reporter overturned the local council's decision to turn down the project.
A LETTER written by Bonnie Prince Charlie asking his cousin, the King of France, to send forces to help him capture the British Crown is going under the hammer.
THE operating window was just a few hours long, but now panda experts face an anxious wait of several months before pregnancy tests will confirm if artificial insemination is a success.
A MAN needed hospital treatment after falling from a platform on to a railway track during a dispute which may have been football-related.
The current account market should be referred for a full-scale competition probe to tackle the problem of too few people switching banks, consumer group Which?
Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is turning sports writer to pen a series of match reports from the fictional Quidditch World Cup.
Two gold panners have found human bones in a stream near an old cemetery.
BUILDINGS at a railway station which have lain derelict for 20 years have been brought back to life.
A SOLDIER who lost both legs to a Taliban bomb blast aged just 20 has walked unaided on "bionic legs" to receive an MBE from the Queen for his charity work.
POLICE have warned that young people are playing Russian roulette with their lives by taking drugs which mimic the effect of cocaine and heroin after the death of a teenage girl.
A hillWALKER has been airlifted to hospital after plunging 400 feet from a mountain in the Highlands.
A man cleared of the World's End murders could stand trial again following a ruling by judges.
Technology giant Google has purchased a company which manufactures high-altitude drones.
A woman who died after her car went into the Caledonian Canal has been named.
A 10-year-old boy has died after playing on a garden swing.
The number of young people offered modern apprenticeships is to increase to 30,000 over the next six years.
A United Nations (UN) investigator has warned sexism in the UK is more pervasive and "in-your-face" than other countries.
A sombre memorial service has begun to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans.
One in 20 people in Scotland are paying their rent or mortgage using credit, according to the Debt Advisory Centre.
A salmon farming business is creating 40 jobs as it expands to meet rising demand in Europe, America and the Far East.
A British soldier who lost both his legs to a Taliban bomb blast aged just 20 walked unaided on "bionic legs" to receive an MBE from the Queen today.
A man needed hospital treatment after falling from a platform on to a railway track during a dispute which may have been football-related.