Eating larger amounts of red meat can heighten the chances of developing diabetes, researchers have found.
Photographs which appear to show Charles Saatchi grabbing his wife Nigella Lawson's throat were the result of a "playful tiff", he has said.
A POST-mortem examination is due to establish why a young woman died at a concert.
GLASGOW Caledonian University (GCU) has confirmed for the first time it was the alma mater for the new president-elect of Iran.
Jazz singer Carol Kidd will fly back to Scotland this month for an emotional homecoming gig.
HERALD columnist Iain Macwhirter was joined by Kirsty Wark as he launched his book on next year's independence vote, The Road to the Referendum, last night.
Technology firms could be asked to pay more to fund the watchdog responsible for tackling illegal content online, the Prime Minister's adviser on the issues of childhood and pornography said.
Former Formula One commentator Murray Walker has been diagnosed with cancer.
Scottish fishermen are being failed by the UK Government, two SNP MPs have said.
A bacterial infection has caused a Scottish hospital to shut one of its wards to new admissions.
Hearts FC have given up the battle to stay afloat and are calling in administrators.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months after he admitted 14 counts of indecent assault against girls as young as nine.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months at Preston Crown Court after he admitted 14 counts of indecent assault against girls as young as nine.
Murder detectives have released images of four rings that could prove vital in identifying a woman whose dismembered remains were found in a shallow grave.
A memorial garden to the victims of the Piper Alpha disaster has been given £100,000 towards its upkeep.
Two men who admitted their part in a £730,000 jewellery store raid have been jailed.
As the song (almost) says, it was 43 years ago today that Black Sabbath were on top of the album charts, and England could last boast a US Open golf winner.
A 24-year-old woman has died after falling at a Stone Roses concert, police said.
The Duke of Edinburgh left hospital today, 11 days after he was admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery.
Veteran rocker Ozzy Osbourne's band Black Sabbath have stormed to the top of the charts with their new album - with the charismatic frontman saying the record was a tonic for all the "manufactured bulls**t" that usually dominates the airwaves.
GOVERNMENT ministers have intervened in a high-profile campaign against development plans by Scotland's largest local authority, even demanding the council's recorded views on protesters.
PRODUCERS of one of TV's most popular shows, Game of Thrones, considered shooting the hit series in Scotland but were unable to do so because of a lack of quality studio space.
SCHOOL police officers have intervened to protect pupils from online sexual grooming and shopkeepers seeking to sell cigarettes and illegal drugs to young people.
SCOTLAND'S Homecoming 2014 celebration plans have been dealt another serious blow with the cancellation of a multimillion-pound event.
TWO sons of a Scots woman found dead off the coast of Crete are to return to the island this week to step up their campaign to find out how their mother died.
Defence ministers are to face questions this week over an emergency exercise that revealed how Scotland could be left to fend for itself after a catastrophic nuclear weapons accident.
An island mother is to lodge a complaint after a mainland hospital discharged her and her newborn baby in the middle of the night.
THE Scottish Football Association (SFA) has apologised to Tartan Army fans after accidentally putting tickets on sale for the Auld Enemy clash before they were officially available.
A RECORD-breaking 35,000 festival-goers enjoyed Glasgow's celebration of diversity at the Mela.
FIVE passengers on an Egyptian aircraft diverted to a Scottish airport over an apparent threat to destroy the plane are seeking asylum in the UK.