Three of the UK’s largest child care organisations are at the heart of police investigations into claims of historic abuse.
A man is in a stable condition in hospital after he was deliberately hit by a car in an attempted murder.
A plan to tackle loneliness and social isolation in Scotland has been launched, with £1 million funding for projects to bring people together.
A 16,000-tonne Russian cargo ship that ran aground off the Cornish coast has been re-floated during high tide.
Mobile phone coverage is “far worse” in Scotland than it is in England, despite customers having to pay out just as much, according to the UK’s communications regulator.
Police have searched around a river and docks for a pensioner missing in Edinburgh for a week.
JK Rowling was a generous but unapproachable boss, according to a former personal assistant in court accused of fraudulently using the author’s credit card for spending sprees.
A man has been charged after four people were seriously injured in a crash at Edinburgh’s Meadows.
Two people are to stand trial accused of causing a newborn baby broken ribs, a broken arm and a broken leg - then failing to get the infant urgent medical treatment.
A man has been charged in connection with a number of break-ins, with some dating date back to 2000.
A Scottish Conservative MSP has been criticised after he described the “rape clause” as an “invention to beat the Tories with”.
Michelin has made a deal with Scottish Ministers to “transform” their Dundee tyre factory in an effort to secure a future in low carbon transport and manufacturing.
Major operations are under way after strong winds battering Britain saw a Russian cargo ship run aground off the Cornish coast and lorries overturn on a ferry in Scotland.
A free healthy meal will be given to all children who attend a funded early learning and childcare session, the Scottish Government has announced.
Scotland’s Justice Secretary is looking at alternatives to controversial plans to merge Police Scotland and the British Transport Police (BTP) north of the border.
A man has been charged with murder after a death in Edinburgh. Emergency services were alerted to an incident in the early hours of Monday in Muirhouse Terrace. Police Scotland has said a 29-year-old man is scheduled to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have been fined £500 for failing to deliver accurate spending returns in the 2016 Scottish Parliament election.
Michelin have made a deal with Scottish Ministers to “repurpose” their Dundee tyre factory after production ceases, according to a union.
Detectives have made an urgent appeal about the final movements of the police officer who was found dead in a burn.
The number of cancer patients who are having to wait longer than the target of 62 days to receive treatment has increased, according to official statistics.
A campaign group which lost its legal challenge over the Scottish Government’s move to allow pregnant women to take abortion pills at home has made an appeal in court.
A man who died after falling while climbing Ben Nevis on Sunday has been named by police.
A Scottish Conservative MP has said contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit should have started immediately after the vote in 2016.
The National Records of Scotland have revealed the most popular baby names for 2018.
Lorries have overturned on a ferry sailing at Cairnryan in high winds, prompting a major emergency response.
A TV documentary has "raised questions" about how police treated a man who died in custody.
Scottish councils’ allocations in the draft budget put at risk the delivery of essential services next year, according to local government body Cosla.
Police have launched a murder inquiry after the death of a 37-year-old man.
The Scottish Conservatives have called on ministers to deliver on a pledge to publish a national strategy to combat loneliness by the end of the year.
The introduction of plain cigarette packaging led to an increase in the sale price of leading brands, new research suggests.
A Chinese woman who moved to Scotland legally as a child is facing deportation following a Home Office decision her MP has branded “callous”.
One of Salvador Dali’s famous lobster telephones will go on display in Scotland this week after being saved for the nation.