For almost 70 years locals have devotedly laid wreaths at the spot in a village in central Italy where an escaped British prisoner of war was shot in the head by German soldiers during the Second World War.
The family of a mother who died after giving birth has said an inquiry into her death would be a failure if lessons were not learned from the tragedy.
THE Ministry of Defence has been accused by the Scottish Government of a deliberate attempt to mislead the people of Scotland and cover up the truth regarding a nuclear-related incident at Dounreay.
LOSS-MAKING Royal Bank of Scotland has claimed that problems with attracting and retaining quality executives and staff could have a "material adverse effect" on its business and future prospects.
Hundreds of workers at the Faslane nuclear base will go on strike today and take other forms of industrial action after rejecting a "derisory" pay offer.
One of Scotland's most notorious prisoners has been found dead at a high security hospital more than three years after killing her three children amid a custody dispute.
A MOTHER who killed her three children at their home in Edinburgh has committed suicide in an English high-security psychiatric hospital.
A new strategy to tackle child poverty has been unveiled as latest figures show that 80,000 children from working families are living below the bread line.
GLASGOW City Council has spent more than £2 million removing graffiti in the city in the past five years.
SCHOOL pupils lined up to sing their hearts out in a choral event at the city's music festival.
A BAVARIAN princess has appeared in a Scottish court accused of assault, racist breach of the peace and "accusing police of being paedophiles".
PLANS to mark the centenary of the First World War by creating four new woodlands, including one in Scotland, and planting millions of trees have been unveiled by the Woodland Trust.
SINGER Harry Styles has won permanent High Court orders against four members of the paparazzi in his legal battle to end the "crazy pursuit" of him.
Hollywood stars Jude Law and Tom Hiddleston will compete for the best actor honour at this year's Olivier Awards, but there is no room for Daniel Radcliffe on the shortlist.
The executive in charge of BBC3 has said the decision to move the channel online is perverse.
THE UK's only chocolate making social enterprise has closed down due to ongoing losses.
A thief who sold 16 memorial plaques, of people cremated at Dundee Crematorium, for scrap has been handed a community payback order for 100 hours of unpaid work.
HOLYROOD chiefs have reported record sales at the Scottish Parliament - after moving the gift shop closer to the exit.
Former News of the World and Sun editor Rebekah Brooks was asked to approve cash payments to public officials for stories, the phone-hacking trial has been told.
Kelly Gallagher and Charlotte Evans were on top of the world after making Winter Paralympic history for Great Britain by winning gold.
A DRIVER whose car ran up on to a pavement and smashed into two students, killing them, told police he was "just sorry", a fatal accident inquiry heard.
SUSAN Boyle has revealed she applied for a job in her local bookmakers because she still fears ending up poor.
FORMER deputy speaker of the House of Commons Nigel Evans used his "powerful" influence to sexually assault seven young men, a court has been told.
THE number of people approved to sell alcohol in Scotland has soared by around 12,000 in the past two years.
ONE of Scotland's most acclaimed writers and artists, Alasdair Gray, has revealed the details of his new book, an autobiography which features unpublished writing and the stories behind his art.
The rise of Genghis Khan and the vast Mongol empire was helped by a temporary spell of good weather, researchers have claimed.
A JEWELLER who stole customers' wedding and engagement rings then pawned or melted them down has been jailed for a year.
Dr Who actor Peter Capaldi is set to make a profit that's out of this world by selling his home in London.
CRICKETING legend Sir Ian Botham has been fined £100 after being caught speeding on a Scottish motorway as he returned from a charity event.