Senior managers "condoned and encouraged" the endemic practice of phone hacking at the News of the World, a court has been told.
WHEN news of Rolf Harris's arrest broke, a collective gasp swept across the nation.
SAND artists created a remarkable temporary portrait of romantic composer Franz Schubert at low tide in Elie in Fife.
British police have arrived back in Portugal as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.
A NEW price-record has been set for a painting by the Edinburgh-born artist Peter Doig after one of his works sold for more than £8.4 million.
When news of Rolf Harris's arrest broke, a collective gasp swept across the nation.
Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris saw his decades in the spotlight end in disgrace today as he was found guilty of indecent assault.
The Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton has described how she has felt "publicly bullied a little bit" since being propelled into the spotlight following the royal wedding.
A 14-year-old boy has died in a swimming accident on a gorge-scrambling trip to Italy with the Scouts.
A beer-themed poem written by Robert Louise Stevenson has been given a 21st century makeover in time for the 2014 Glasgow Comic Con.
Scotland has modest shale gas and oil resources, an assessment by the British Geological Survey suggests.
A man has been found dead in a freezer at his home.
The Queen is, for the first time, to visit the Scottish mansion bought for £45 million and restored by her son, Prince Charles.
MOST people are relaxed about living close to a solar farm, a survey has revealed, as planners consider an application to build one of the country's largest solar energy parks.
ANDY MURRAY has spoken of the relief at his Wimbledon victory last year and his happiness at how it offered comfort to a grief-stricken family.
A MID-AIR crash that killed three RAF servicemen would have been prevented if collision warning systems had been fitted to their Tornado jets, a new report is expected to reveal today.
The long-hours culture in too many workplaces is holding back the economy, a Coalition government minister has warned, as every worker gets the right to ask for flexible working from today onwards.
MORE than 2000 clan members from around the world have finally "come home" to commemorate 700th anniversary of the historic Battle of Bannockburn.
A 14-YEAR-OLD schoolgirl who went missing last week has been found safe and well.
PLANS have been unveiled by the Liberal Democrats to boost the basic state pension by an extra £790 annually after the next election.
THE parents of a four-year-old girl found unconscious at the bottom of a swimming pool during her first holiday abroad have been given a glimmer of hope after she showed signs of emerging from a coma.
Portraits of 14 inspirational Scots are to be at the centre of a new fundraising art exhibition in Glasgow this summer.
A COURAGEOUS four-year-old cancer sufferer has kicked off a major running event only 24-hours after he underwent a blood transfusion and chemotherapy.
The Royal Navy's biggest ever ship will be formally named this week — with whisky replacing the more traditional champagne at the ceremony.
A WILDLIFE protection officer has sacrificed her love life to become a surrogate mum to orphaned fawns.
Sir Elton John has claimed that Jesus would have been a supporter of gay marriage.
A COMMON type of ocean bacteria produce toxic chemicals identical to the fire retardants in sofas, clothing and electrical goods, scientists have discovered.
A POETRY competition is looking for writers in all forms of Lowland Scots.
An England fan had part of his ear bitten off by a fellow supporter after the national side's World Cup game against Uruguay.
Stars like Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber will regret their behaviour in years to come, says 1970s pop idol Jimmy Osmond.