THE president of Gulf airline Emirates has challenged the aviation industry and authorities to do more to prevent atrocities such as the downing of the Malaysian Airlines' flight.
DORA Bryan, the actress best known for her roles in Last of the Summer Wine and Absolutely Fabulous, has died.
TWO new wind farms have been approved by the Scottish Government in a move ministers claim will be worth more than £28 million to local communities.
THREE of the UK's major supermarkets have launched probes into their chicken supplies after an investigation uncovered alleged hygiene failings at factories.
LIBERAL Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a categorical apology after he was accused of inciting violence over the Gaza crisis.
A DENTIST whose patients had to be tested for HIV after he contracted the infection and tried to hide it has been struck off the dental register.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has signalled that Britain's faltering wage growth is to have an increasingly important bearing on when interest rates will rise.
AN OAK chest bought by an amateur furniture collector has been identified as a 500-year-old wedding gift commissioned for one of the most significant moments in Anglo-Scottish history.
Plans for an offshore wind farm that outraged US billionaire Donald Trump appear back on track after an electricity substation integral to the development was finally approved.
MOST people buy their mother a card to celebrate their special day.
A WOMAN who bought two pieces of Nazi memorabilia at an auction house threw her purchases in the bin after discovering the controversy around the sale.
A CYCLIST whose body was found in a river had survived a meat cleaver attack two years ago.
THE trust which runs the Glasgow 2014 venues and leading tourist attractions has been forced to make an urgent appeal for staff after being left short of Games volunteers.
Actress Dora Bryan, who was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey, has died at the age of 91.
Consent has been given to two wind farms which will power over 100,000 homes.
A couple and their two young daughters have been killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry.
A 10-YEAR-OLD boy has died after falling into a river while on holiday.
The recovery in Scotland's economy is being felt across most industries, the Finance Secretary has said.
The toddler son of singer Adele has accepted a five-figure sum in damages in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his "milestone moments".
Peaches Geldof had been a heroin addict and had been taking the substitute drug methadone in the two and a half years before her death, an inquest in Gravesend has heard.
The opening days of the Commonwealth Games look set to have weather as warm as the welcome in the host city.
I love Glasgow. It is a fantastic city. The environment here is rightly renowned the world over. The human character of Glasgow, perhaps a little rough at the edges, is an absolute gem.
The eyes of the world are falling on Glasgow today as the city gears up for the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games.
MISUSE of zero hours contracts is leaving thousands of working Scots on the brink of poverty, according to a new report.
A FLUTE band accused of breaching a legal ruling on playing music outside a Catholic church during Belfast's Twelfth of July parades faces calls to be banned from Northern Ireland events.
FROM a distance, it looks like an ordinary wall, but history is written all over it.
WORKERS are being put at risk of contracting lung cancer or other respiratory diseases because of a failure by watchdogs to bring in adequate safeguards against a toxic workplace dust.
ARMED police officers should not have been deployed on routine duties without relevant public bodies being allowed to scrutinise the decision, according to a leading legal authority.
THE victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will begin their long journey home today as their bodies are flown from Ukraine to the Netherlands for formal identification.
FIVE years ago the First Minister branded nuclear power "a busted flush".