Scottish universities must appoint more women to their boards or be forced to do so, according to student leaders.
An octopus is rivalling the Commonwealth Games strongmen - after taking up weightlifting.
Killer Malcolm Webster made it his "life's work" to make money out of people, his estranged wife has said.
It was sixth time lucky for a team of daredevil fund-raisers who took to the air for a sponsored skydive.
Police are hunting for a 14-year-old boy missing from his home in Angus.
This is the uplifting moment a policeman in Glasgow danced with a woman during a street gathering for the Commonwealth Games.
The Queen has arrived in Royal Deeside for her annual summer holiday - but is being forced to spend the start of her break in a lodge to make way for tourists.
A black and white photograph of her bomber pilot husband takes pride of place on the television sideboard, while paintings of war planes adorn the wall.
Sunshine and high temperatures took the total number of incidents tackled by the coastguard last month to more than 2,500.
An overturned car on the M90 is causing major traffic delays in Fife.
Rural communities are to get a "stronger voice" in formulating government policy, possibly right up to European level.
A medical practice in the north-east has been investigated following a complaint about the treatment of a woman with terminal cancer.
Almost 40 people drowned around the Scottish coast last year, according to the RNLI.
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has pleaded guilty to killing her son.
Former Scotland star Colin Hendry has hit out at an internet troll who mocked the death of his ex-wife.
A selfie taken by Australian hockey player Jade Taylor was given the royal treatment today after it was photobombed by the Queen.
Housing associations are dismayed at UK Government proposals to cut back on investment in energy efficiency.
In just a few hours the eyes of the world will fall on Glasgow when the Queen officially opens the 20th Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park.
A young family of four have been killed in a crash near Polmont this afternoon.
Several people have died in a crash between a lorry and a car.
Dumfries and Galloway Labour councillor John Syme said local knowledge has been lost with the closure of the area's police control room.
Prince George will be able to enjoy a new cuddly companion - as his grandfather the Duke of Rothesay was presented with a handmade red squirrel yesterday.
The eyes of the world will fall on Glasgow today when the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games takes place.
Off to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony today but not sure about the best route to take in Glasgow?
It was a beautiful day across most of Scotland today and thousands of people went online to document this evening's sunset.
Two missing boys from Tullibody have reportedly been found safe and well after an extensive police search across Clackmannanshire.
Police have launched an appeal after two young boys went missing in Central Scotland this evening.