A fire which was deliberately started in a flat could have been “extremely serious”, police say.
An exhibition has opened celebrating the £1 million revamp of a street where Robert Burns caused controversy by etching a poem on a hotel window.
Educatin Secretary John Swinney needs to call an “immediate halt” to assessments of P1 pupils if Holyrood votes against the controversial tests, opposition politicians have insisted.
Scotland’s economic situation does not justify having a “very different” migration policy to the rest of the UK, according to a UK-government commissioned report.
Oil giant Shell has announced plans to change its “hated” rota system for North Sea offshore workers.
Four people have been charged after police seized more than £57,000 worth of Class A drugs.
A baby-faced drug dealer who set himself up as a "retailer in class A substances" at the age of just 16 was jailed today.
Threats of food shortages are now the only way Theresa May can make her Brexit deal palatable, Lib Dems have heard.
The policing response to Brexit should be delivered at UK level while recognising Scotland’s “distinct constitutional arrangements”, police chiefs have agreed.
The chronic removal of frontline police officers to tackle acute challenges in specialist areas is stretching the service on a local level, a senior officer has told MSPs.
Controversial legislation to merge the British Transport Police and Police Scotland might never be enacted, the Justice Secretary has said.
NHS waiting time targets are being missed for more than half the people in Scotland who need services such as physiotherapy or occupational therapy, official figures show.
A man who made £120,000 through a cyberfraud card-sharing scheme has been ordered to repay the money.
A planned new law to ensure safe staffing levels in the NHS “can’t magically create nurses” in the face of a recruitment crisis, MSPs have heard.
The north and north-east of Scotland is expected to be battered by high winds and heavy rain tomorrow as the first named storm of the season arrives.
Winds of 80mph could hit parts of Scotland putting lives at risk as Storm Ali sweeps across the country, forecasters have warned.
Concerns about future interest rate rises could be behind the first real terms fall in borrowing by Scottish farms for almost a decade.
Dangerous flying debris and travel cancellations are expected as the first named storm of the season brings strong winds of up to 80mph to the UK and Ireland.
Police have dropped their inquiry into Liberal Democrat deputy leader Jo Swinson’s election expenses after being “unable to establish criminality”.
Organisations supporting families facing issues like domestic abuse, a relative in prison and childhood cancer are among those sharing £3.9 million of lottery funding.
Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area.
A former international footballer has revealed how he was given a “secret spying mission” to look at replacing Scotland’s national stadium some 44 years ago.
A leading academic has told MSPs that a cut in school subject choice in many areas has created a “postcode lottery” for pupils.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has extended its flood warning scheme, helping more communities better prepare for extreme weather.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf is facing questions from MSPs after controversial plans to merge transport police with Police Scotland were called to a halt.
The SNP is being challenged to “get off the fence” and back calls for a referendum on the terms of Brexit.
Education Secretary John Swinney has invited opponents of national testing for P1 pupils to see first-hand what the tests involve, before MSPs vote on scrapping then.
Mike Russell has insisted Westminster is “incapable” of working in Scotland’s interests as he warned of the growing risk that the UK will be forced into a “chaotic, blind Brexit”.
A convicted former UBS trader has been temporarily saved from deportation to Ghana.
Autumn will make its presence felt this week as much of the UK faces a spell of wet and windy weather.
A 95-year-old woman who died in a crash on a motorway sliproad has been named.
A convicted former UBS trader has launched a last-ditch legal attempt to halt his deportation to Ghana.