THE castle that was repossessed after controversial former Rangers owner Craig Whyte failed to pay the mortgage for two years has been put up for sale with offers over £1.1 million sought.
YOUNG Scottish social innovators have been urged to learn from the Big Issue magazine as part of a national competition.
Children in care could get quicker decisions about where they will live, under a new pilot project.
The Rockefeller Foundation's Resilient Cities programme has a feel of the science-fictional.
A CENTRAL English region has been hit by its strongest earthquake in 13 years.
AN investigation is under way after a Scots oil worker was found dead on a rig in eastern Malaysia.
ALEX Salmond has paid tribute to the victims of one of Britain's worst maritime disasters which took place off the Western Isles.
A CORONER has dismissed smoke from a firework display as being the cause of one of Britain's worst motorway pile-ups.
IT'S a long way from the deserts of Africa, but Edinburgh Zoo's meerkat family are enjoying their new home.
VETERAN directors Ken Loach and Mike Leigh will go head to head for one of cinema's most coveted prizes at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
OPEN water swimmers Colleen Blair and Bryan McLelland prepare to dive in to Loch Lomond as they launch a major conference on the growing sport.
TWENTY birds of prey have now been found dead within a two-mile area in the past month, police have said.
HEAVY rock giants AC/DC have vowed to carry on making music, but confirmed ill guitarist Malcolm Young is "taking a break" from the line-up.
A businessman who pumped hundreds of gallons of raw human sewage into a river's tributary has been ordered to carry out 100 hours unpaid work in the community.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a music school teacher who was killed when he was knocked off his bike.
CELTIC and Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths has walked free from court after a charge of assault against him was deserted.
VIRGIN Media has apologised after thousands of customers had their inboxes bombarded with unwanted emails due to an error.
A BANKSY artwork removed from a wall by a youth club has been handed to a city council and will now go on public display.
Comedian Ronnie Corbett has told how he has a habit of getting locked in the loo when he is at major events.
A POTENTIAL Police Scotland strike has been averted after the force offered additional leave and job security to disgruntled staff.
DONATIONS have begun to flood in to a charity web page set up to support Scottish tennis ace Elena Baltacha as she undergoes treatment for cancer.
THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met a group of girl guides as they spoke to members of a community devastated by the worst Australian bushfires in their state for a decade.
AN international partnership aims to help Glasgow "thrive not just survive" in the event of power outages, or other shocks such as extreme weather or disease outbreaks.
A police officer hands out copies of the Order of Service during a memorial service held in St James Square, London, to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of WPC Yvonne Fletcher.
POLICE are investigating the death of a woman who was found in a city street The woman, understood to be in her 40s, was found in Court Street, Dundee, at around 10.30pm yesterday.
THE Right Reverend Lorna Hood has become the first Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland to issue an Easter message on social media.
THE big Easter getaway has begun, with some passengers on their way to Europe enduring delays and disruption to the start of their holidays.
Actors Sarah Miele and Jamie Hughes dressed as Georgians to launch a new exhibition which traces Glasgow's history from 1714 to 1837.
MOURNERS at the funeral of the 12-year-old girl who was killed when a wall collapsed on her in a PE block have heard how the youngster sent a letter to her local council campaigning for new school equipment before she died.
HOME owners could boost the value of their property by more than £37,000 by converting the loft or by almost £20,000 by adding an extra bedroom, according to research.