DISABLED organisations have urged Ministers to rethink changes to building regulations which they say will undermine progress in improving the accessibility of homes.
THE co-founder of the television production company behind programmes like Horrible Histories and The Cube has been nominated as the next rector of Edinburgh University.
A SCOTTISH hotel has been named the UK's most luxurious.
SNP MSPs are expected to attend a cross-party summit on plans to build a new women's prison in Greenock, strengthening the suggestion that Justice Secretary Michael Matheson may be considering a U-turn over the controversial scheme.
SCOTLAND'S most expensive modern mansion has gone on sale for £3.4 million after its owner - former Rangers shareholder Graham Gillespie - was declared bankrupt.
A RUGBY player threatened to stab a man in a kebab shop on a Halloween night out, a court has heard.
AT its worst it was described as resembling a war zone as tramworks lined the shopping rows and Georgian terraces of one of the Scottish capital's most sought after quarters.
BEING a footballer's wife has its upsides, such as exotic holidays and nice cars.
Late Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride took centre stage at the National Television Awards as colleagues and rivals paid tribute - despite the ITV show leaving empty handed.
A MAP detailing tours taken by Robert Burns when the poet was at the height of his fame has been created by researchers compiling a major new edition of his prose work.
ORGANISERS of this year's Glasgow Film Festival have promised an "exciting, innovative" event packed with UK, European and world premieres.
ONE of Scotland's biggest health boards has reported a ten-fold increase in mumps since the start of the year.
MOORS murderer Ian Brady has hit out at health bosses over his treatment as he claimed he does not have long to live.
A marmoset monkey handed into a vet's surgery is being checked to see if it is one of two stolen from a garden at the weekend.
A SCOTTISH actress who appeared in a TV movie about the Royal Family has spoken in support of Prince Andrew over allegations he had sex with a minor.
RESCUE teams have recovered the body of a 47-year-old woman from the River Teviot in the Borders.
There was a case of fur comment during the ITV news when a man walked past during a live broadcast, holding a squirrel.
David Cameron has delivered a crushing verdict on the food served up by Gordon Ramsay by suggesting he would rather go to Nando's.
An Edinburgh couple are offering a £1,000 reward in a bid to help find their Parsons Russell Terrier Jeff, who went missing on Christmas Day.
A man has been indicted for the murder of a waiter more than 16 years ago, prosecutors said.
An investigation has been launched after a gas leak near a floating production vessel in the North Sea.
LAWYERS have welcomed a change to Home Office rules which allow Sikh solicitors to wear a ceremonial dagger when meeting their clients in detention centres.
A newspaper has challenged a High Court ruling that author JK Rowling should be allowed to read a unilateral statement in open court as part of the settlement of a libel claim.
A FORMER police station and district court will be transformed into a new hotel.
A wooden bomb sight thought to be the only surviving example of those used during the Dambusters' daring raid on Nazi Germany has sold at auction for £41,500.
Scotland is falling behind other parts of the UK and losing out on major television and film productions because of a lack of leadership in the industry, MSPs have been told.
Employment in Scotland has reached a new record high of 2,612,000, despite an increase in the number of adults who are out of work.
Plans have been unveiled to build a micro-distillery on Raasay, which according to a local blogger means the island could have its first ever "legally made whisky".
Thieves have escaped with a five-figure sum after stealing an ATM from a supermarket.