AN ex-Ukip MEP is facing a raft of criminal charges linked to alleged fraud, prosecutors have said.
THE X Factor stepped ahead of rival Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday for the first time in 2014.
BLACK Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne is to be honoured at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards.
ONE of the UK's leading researchers in forensic science has been appointed Professor of Forensic Science at Dundee University.
Top Gear's number plate row looks set to rumble on after a top Argentine diplomat accused Jeremy Clarkson of "fabricating" their version of events.
POLICE were called in after council whistleblowers shopped their colleagues on more than 60 occasions in the last year.
THE Herald is supporting The MCR Pathways Project campaign to recruit more new mentors for disadvantaged young people in and around Glasgow.
TV host Judy Finnigan has apologised after she remarked on a TV show that a rape victim did not receive any "bodily harm".
SOME of the most vulnerable families in Scotland are being affected by Westminster's changes to the benefit system, say ministers.
WHILE Kadcyla has been controversially rejected by the SMC, nine other drugs were approved as part of the latest round of decisions.
Fishermen affected by the Russian food export ban will benefit from a change in EU law allowing them to bank a quarter of their mackerel quota, Fisheries Minister George Eustice said.
Fake CDs and DVDs worth almost £450,000 have been seized in a police raid at Glasgow's famous Barras market.
Top Gear host Richard Hammond has claimed the programme team felt a "real chill" when it dawned on them their number plate could cause offence in Argentina.
TV host Judy Finnigan has been criticised after suggesting during a live TV show that a rape victim did not receive any "bodily harm".
A new drug which could be used to treat women with an aggressive form of breast cancer has been rejected for use by the NHS in Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle has welcomed a record-breaking number of visitors this summer.
A renowned art school damaged by fire has launched a search for a design team to lead its restoration.
Software giant Microsoft has given its support to a Scottish company that has developed a mobile phone app aimed at helping farmers in Africa.
"Do not resuscitate" forms for patients were completed inconsistently at a hospital, inspectors have found.
Nearly 90 per cent of Scots artists earn less than £10,000 a year.
Golf fans heading to the Ryder Cup helped boost passenger numbers at Scottish airports last month.
Online retailer Amazon has said it plans to expand its UK workforce by adding 1,000 full-time jobs over the coming months.
Older people are being warned of the dangers of cyber scamming at a pilot class organised by police and prosecutors.
Scotland will stage its first same-sex weddings this year as Health Secretary Alex Neil announced gay couples can tie the knot in marriage ceremonies from December 31.
Millions of people in the UK are depressed because of the way they think they look, according to a new campaign aimed at changing attitudes to body image.
Using a smartphone to do Christmas shopping is more popular than ever, after research revealed that nearly nine out of 10 shoppers use a mobile device when Christmas shopping.
An unprovoked assault which left a taxi driver badly injured is being treated by police as a racist attack.
Police are maintaining high-visibility patrols near the scene of a firearms incident as part of moves to reassure the public.
The body of a woman who disappeared after missing her flight to Thailand has been recovered from a river.
A suspicious fire at a flat caused significant damage to the property, say police.