Members of the public have been urged to sign a pledge to help lift the stigma against young people in care amid claims that they face some of the worst marginalisation and discrimination in Scotland today.
A former community centre manager has been found guilty of sexually abusing vulnerable children and adults in his care.
FAMILY and friends have paid tribute to a Scots snowboarder who died after falling from an isolated ridge in the French Alps.
TRADITIONALIST congregation leaders have had closed-door talks with Church of Scotland lawyers about quitting the Kirk because of this week's decision on gay clergy.
The mother of a young man whose body has been found 14 years after he went missing has said she will miss him every day for the rest of her life.
GLASGOW is behind only London and Manchester in a poll of the most popular British destinations.
Police have been called in to investigate a nightclub after it reportedly installed a two-way mirror in the ladies' toilet.
PLANS for the £30 million transformation of Glasgow Caledonian University have been unveiled.
A COMMUNITY fighting to save a Glasgow green space is urging the council to learn from the George Square redesign fiasco and listen to public opinion.
AN advert for Listerine mouthwash has been banned for suggesting misleadingly that such products are necessary for dental health.
Police are warning parents not to buy alcohol for their underage children after an increase in drunken incidents involving young girls.
Environmental campaigners are urging fish farm operators in Scotland to sign up to a new sustainable seafood scheme.
SCOTCH whisky Johnnie Walker has been named the world's leading alcoholic drink in an annual league table.
People using tax havens have deprived governments worldwide of £100 billion of revenue, enough to end extreme poverty twice over, according to new figures published by Oxfam.
A PASSENGER ship has escaped undamaged after it ran aground on the west coast of Scotland.
A MAN who told his Staffordshire Bull Terrier "good boy" after it savaged a woman with cerebral palsy, leaving her ear hanging off, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.
A COLLABORATION between Scottish marine chemists and flower arrangers has struck gold at the Chelsea Flower Show.
ANDY Murray's grandmother has claimed the tennis star has a real chance of winning Wimbledon this year, given that the pressure to win a grand slam has been lifted.
SOME of Glasgow's biggest footballing names have called on the city's men to take part in a charity run this summer.
SENIOR Church of Scotland figures have clashed over quitting the "only non-Israeli land by the Sea of Galilee" after a plea to sell its controversial Scots Hotel in Tiberias.
Six sports cars worth about £80,000 in total have been stolen from a garage.
THE crew of a Royal Navy warship were barred from a city pub because they were wearing their uniforms.
The BBC will broadcast a series of referendum debate and documentaries and hire 50 extra staff to cover the independence vote in 2014.
PLANS for two controversial wind farms in the Highlands have been passed, despite a last-ditch attempt by Government advisers on wildlife and landscapes.
The danger to birdlife is one of the most frequent objections to wind-farm developments.
A SCOTS lorry driver has criticised the English legal system after being left with a £40,000 legal bill despite winning almost £30,000 in compensation following injuries suffered in a road accident.
Comedy writer Eddie Braben, the "third man" behind the successful duo of Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, died yesterday aged 82, his manager said.
A businessman who died along with his two children following a fire at the family home was left "gutted, devastated and speechless" when a pub he was renovating was burned down, a court heard.
SCOTS who complain about wind chill could be more susceptible to strokes and heart attacks, a new study has found.
AN 11-year-old girl who died suddenly while on a school trip in the Highlands was suffering from a heart abnormality, police have said.