PEOPLE can be made less racist by simply moving to live in ethnically-mixed areas, new research shows.
TRAVELLERS are being warned to be on their guard against fraudsters selling them bogus packages to come to Scotland and see the Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup.
BROADCASTERS must address the position of women across TV, not just on panel shows, presenter Mary Beard has said.
EIGHT Scottish charities will today launch a campaign to highlight a humanitarian crisis in Scotland, which they say is being ignored.
THE Scottish league are to launch an formal investigation after a footballer complained of racist abuse during a match.
TV star Susanna Reid has quit the BBC Breakfast sofa to join ITV's new rival morning show.
THE woman whose pony was seized by a council after sharing her home for over two years has been allowed her first "compassionate" call - after the animal was taken to a different island.
SCOTTISH household energy bills are typically £9 more than England's each month as families pay on average £112, new figures show.
THE Scottish madam who ran an international sex empire has claimed some of her most high-profile clients want her dead.
Britons are facing hotel price increases in more than half the most popular world tourist cities despite a general strengthening of the pound against local currencies.
THE Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association has announced Sheila Mechan as its new general secretary.
A major film is to be shot in parliament for the first time and Meryl Streep will be among its stars.
A £6.3 million project to regenerate a deprived area of Glasgow is under way.
THE UK Government is being urged to do more to help pubs survive after new figures showed that 28 were closing every week.
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray is to be given an honorary degree by Stirling University.
Sir Tom Farmer has backed plans to transform a Scots warship into a tourist attraction.
FOURTEEN men have been arrested for alleged drugs offences at a nightclub just weeks after a schoolgirl collapsed on a night out and later died.
THE parents of Megan Roberts have paid tribute to their daughter after police confirmed that a body found in the River Ouse was that of the missing student.
UNKNOWN Molly Smitten-Downes has been unveiled as the hopeful who BBC chiefs believe could help to raise the UK's flagging fortunes after recent flops at Eurovision.
IRISH dancers from the Osborne Academy of Irish Dance put on a show for people at Glasgow's Merchant Square to launch this year's Glasgow St Patrick's Festival.
AS a Scots acting legend he has starred in Jason And The Argonauts, played the Leonardo DiCaprio character in the original Titanic movie and is known for his career performing Robert Burns.
The marine life of a previously unexplored deep ocean trench has been captured on camera for the first time.
Glasgow has hit back at Scottish Government claims that a multimillion-pound Pinewood film studio could not be built there for technical reasons.
A SCOT will commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn by walking 1000 miles in the footsteps of Robert the Bruce.
A MASKED man held a gun to the head of an amateur photographer during an alleged extortion bid, jurors have been told.
ALMOST 7000 English houses have been flooded since a tidal surge hit the east coast in early December.
Workers at the Faslane nuclear base are to go on strike and take other forms of industrial action after rejecting a "derisory" pay offer.
YOUNG violinist Serena Whitmarsh's virtuoso performance has helped her win a major award at the Glasgow Music Festival.
A close aide to Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned over allegations involving child abuse images.
Alex Salmond is facing a six-month ban from all council premises in Aberdeen for behaving "like a bully".