Hundreds of former members of the biggest Kirk congregation in the Western Isles defected to the Free Church of Scotland yesterday as the issue of gay clergy looked set to dominate another General Assembly.
More than 5,000 people attended the Church of Scotland's annual Heart and Soul festival yesterday.
More than 5,000 people attended the Church of Scotland’s annual Heart and Soul festival in Edinburgh yesterday which featured a walkabout by Prince Edward and his wife Sophie.
The Church of Scotland must draw inspiration from Pope Francis to try and arrest falling membership numbers and make it more relevant to society, it has been suggested.
Campaigners have voiced disappointment that the Scottish Government has no plans to create any more national parks.
The Church of Scotland's annual General Assembly meeting gets under way in Edinburgh today.
Church of Scotland members are under fresh pressure to reject proposals that would allow congregations the freedom to appoint ministers in same-sex relationships.
Church of Scotland members are under fresh pressure to reject proposals to allow congregations the freedom to appoint ministers in same-sex relationships.
Hundreds of management jobs are to be axed at a supermarket giant's Scottish stores, it was revealed yesterday.
RSPB Scotland are calling on the Scottish Government to urgently address the lack of protection for seabirds at sea.
Donald Trump will jet into Aberdeen today with a fresh pledge restart work on his £750million north-east resort - if plans for a windfarm nearby are scrapped for good.
Barney Crockett has been ousted as leader of Aberdeen City Council. The decision was reached at a Labour group meeting last night. Education Convener Jenny Laing is expected to be named as his replacement tomorrow.
From nurses and doctors to ambulance drivers and soldiers, the bravery of millions of people who served during World War I is to be immortalised in a permanent digital memorial.
Graphic pictures which appear to show at least one UK serviceman posing with a dead Taliban fighter have been leaked online.
A campaign to stop the force treatment of mental health patients is being taken to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland later this month.
Industrial action will affect the Church of Scotland as it prepares for its biggest event of the year.
A new study has revealed that a surge in self-employment has "dramatically reshaped" Scotland's workforce since the recession.
An animal welfare charity has accused the Scottish Government of being "far to close" to the fish farming industry.
Police have no idea how many people who refuse to be stop-and-searched are then allowed to go on their way unchallenged, it has been claimed.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar will be taking part in Gaelic Twitter Day 2014, today. Follow them @cne_siar
A90 Forth Road Bridge – High winds, All lanes restricted in both directions for up to 60 minutes http://t.co/fTjzj937As #TSIncident — Traffic Scotland (@trafficscotland) April 30, 2014
Jeremy Paxman is quitting Newsnight. More to follow.
An emergency weight restriction has been placed on a bridge near Kingussie following inspection. Highland Council said the B970 Ruthven Bridge will be restricted to vehicles under three tonnes.