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  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    JOHN Pressly prepares the Coats Observatory in Paisley, Renfrewshire, ahead of this year's Stargazing Live programme on the BBC.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    A WOMAN, 42, was robbed at knife-point by two men who stole her leather Lulu handbag and Vivienne Westwood purse, as well as jewellery.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    AN INVESTIGATION is under way after a five-month-old baby died hours after being discharged from hospital.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    SCOTTISH scientists say there could be more life on other planets than is currently thought - but it will not be life as we know it.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    A group of police officers are to raise funds to recognise a charity's work at the scene of the Clutha Vaults helicopter crash.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    MORE than 50 talented children from a deprived part of Scotland will travel to Venezuela today as part of an international youth music programme.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    TOP executives will have earned more money by mid-morning today than the average worker does in a year, making it "fat cat Wednesday", according to a new report.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    There are calls for the Scottish Government to intervene to protect a Scottish battlefield before its setting is ruined by a proposed new housing development half a mile away.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    A right-wing think tank has urged Chancellor George Osborne to bring forward plans to raise the state pension age to 68 in an effort to meet the costs of the country's ageing population.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    SERVICEMEN and women who died in the two world wars but whose names are not on official casualty lists are to be officially recognised thanks to a new project.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    A LANDMARK building in Edinburgh's New Town has gone on sale for less than the cost of a semi-detached home in the capital.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    FORMER Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry has revealed she has been diagnosed with skin cancer.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    Two of Scotland's former top judges have warned against plans to scrap the centuries-old need for evidence to come from at least two sources in criminal cases.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    AT least 850 new foster carers are needed across Scotland this year because of "record" numbers of children coming into care, new figures show.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    SCORES of mourners have said farewell to a Second World War prisoner of war after a social media appeal to give him the "send-off he deserves".

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    ENERGY firm SSE became the latest firm to announce savings from the Government's green levy deal, with plans to cut dual fuel prices by 3.5% from March 24.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    PC David Rathband ­threatened to hang himself while participating in a video call with his estranged wife so she would see him do it, an inquest has been told.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    A personal assistant to former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks threw out and recycled around 30 archived notebooks, hours before it was announced the News of the World was to close, the phone hacking trial has heard.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    THE Big Tent Festival has come to an end, its organisers have announced.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    SPECULATION is growing that former Formula One star Michael Schumacher's ski bindings may have failed, possibly causing the accident that has left him critically ill in hospital.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    TWO Scottish parks have received funding of around £2 million as part of a multi-million pound boost to conserve green spaces.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    DEDICATED animal rescuers are nursing a group of baby seals back to health after they were washed up on shores by the winter storms.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    CAMPAIGNERS have handed over a 1300-name petition to the acting Bishop of Motherwell calling for the return of their suspended parish priest.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    MANAGER Corin Christopher marks Edinburgh's Cameo Cinema centenary today.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    THE remains of six skinned animal carcasses found dumped by a roadside in the Scottish Borders have been confirmed to be from roe deer.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    NEW Doctor Who Peter Capaldi may have given up his role as The Thick of It's Spin Doctor Malcolm Tucker, but he has not shrugged off the character's reputation for getting in scrapes.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    FAMILIES who have waited five years for a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the deaths of 16 men killed when a helicopter plunged into the North Sea have been forced to endure more delays because a document was not available in court.

  • Wednesday 8 January 2014

    ALASDAIR Allan, MSP for Western Isles, carries the haggis in to the Scottish Parliament with fellow MSP Willie Coffey and haggis maker Joe Findlay.

  • Tuesday 7 January 2014

    Four US Air Force personnel have been killed after a US Pave Hawk military helicopter crashed in a nature reserve in north Norfolk.

  • Tuesday 7 January 2014

    Former Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry has revealed that she has been diagnosed with skin cancer.