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A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the wilful fireraising of a police vehicle in Aberdeen.
The NHS in England is spending tens of millions of pounds employing a few hundred agency staff, new figures show.
Conservative Eurosceptics have attacked "bitter" and "craven" former prime minister Sir John Major over his stinging criticism of Theresa May's Brexit strategy.
A Chinese vase with a £1,800 guide price has fetched £810,000 at a Birmingham auction after attracting interest from around the world.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's sister has shared her emotional eulogy after the socialite was laid to rest at a private funeral.
In a gesture welcomed in Poland, the son of a Nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from the southern Polish city of Krakow during World War II.
A 19-year-old man who scaled Trump Tower in New York City in August has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct.
A 23-year-old man has been accused of murdering north-east pensioner Brian McKandie.
Moray’s busiest road has been blocked following a one-car crash.
As I pondered just what musings I would share with you this week, I was spoilt for choice.
The families of British victims of the Tunisia terror attack are expected to gather on Tuesday to hear the final chapter of the inquest into the deaths of their loved ones.
A sequestered jury from an outside county will decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled.
A prison officer is to be charged with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office in relation to the death of an inmate.
A serial offender has been found guilty of an almost £1 million raid on Simon Cowell's home as the music mogul and his family slept and his security guard used the toilet.
A writer is claiming damages from controversial newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins over tweets she says caused "serious harm" to her reputation.
Police have issued a second appeal for witnesses to come forward after a man was killed in a Highland road accident.
Hundreds of students had to be evacuated from a north-east university library earlier today.
The billion-pound development of HM Naval Base Clyde will be a catalyst for growth and regeneration in the wider community, Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said.
Education spending must be increased to prevent staff cuts because of a "funding crisis", two teaching groups have said.
A "controlling" man stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death outside the shop where they worked, a court heard.
A pensioner critically injured by a falling tree during Storm Doris has died in hospital.
A city centre street is blocked following a two-vehicle accident.
More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as authorities try to stem outflows of money from the country, China's policy ministry says.
Floods caused by Andean rainfall are causing havoc in central and northern Chile, and authorities said that at least three people had been killed with several more missing.
Iraqi military units have pushed deeper into western Mosul, gaining control of a neighbourhood along the Tigris River and the foot of one of the city's five bridges amid intense clashes with Islamic State militants.
Laser attacks at Glasgow Airport have almost doubled in a year, posing a "real threat to flight safety", a pilots' association has warned.
A £31.4 million flood protection scheme in the Scottish Borders has been officially opened.
Police Scotland aims to "do more with fewer people" under strategic plans for the next decade.
A man has been charged in connection with a £120,000 romance fraud and money laundering, police have said.
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man and a woman in Dundee.
Police have appealed for information to find a missing Moray man.
Storm Doris caused chaos last week when it hit the UK.