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Smith 'dropped welfare proposals'
Papers seen by BBC Scotland suggest the Smith Commission contemplated more extensive welfare devolution until the final phase of talks.
Judges consent to Chhokar retrial
Three high court judges grant prosecutors permission to retry one man accused of murdering Lanarkshire waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar in 1998.
Black Friday scuffles at Tesco stores
Police are called to Tesco Extra supermarkets in Glasgow and Dundee after scuffles broke out among shoppers queuing for Black Friday bargains.
Clutha crash probe ready to conclude
The Air Accident Investigation Branch says it ready to "reach its conclusions" about the cause of the Clutha helicopter crash in Glasgow.
Pro-independence paper to continue
Scotland's new pro-independence newspaper, The National, is to continue indefinitely following a successful trial.
Craig Whyte due in court in Glasgow
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte expected to appear in court in Glasgow in connection with a fraud investigation into the 2011 sale of the club,
Waste-burning power plant goes ahead
A £177m facility that will burn rubbish to produce energy capable of powering 40,000 homes is to be built in East Lothian
Wolff gets enhanced test driver role
Susie Wolff will stay at the Williams team next season in an enhanced role as test driver.
Top Scots book character revealed
Francis Crawford of Lymond has topped a poll of favourite Scottish book characters carried out as part of Book Week Scotland.
Square named after WW1 battalion
An Edinburgh square is to be named in honour of football players and supporters who served in the first of the Sporting Battalions of WW1.
Ex-racing driver banned for speeding
A former racing driver has been fined £2,000 and banned from driving for 15 months after admitting to speeding on the A96 in the Highlands.
Farmer grain death inquiry under way
A fatal accident inquiry gets under way into the death of a Lauder farmer who was killed while operating a grain auger.
Health board in report legal advice
NHS Grampian is taking legal advice over the publication of a report into general surgery at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
Bypass expected ahead of schedule
The £745m Aberdeen bypass project is expected to be completed ahead of schedule, in the winter of 2017.
Russia sanctions 'hitting engineers'
A plan to encourage more people to work in the engineering industry in Scotland is launched.
Cookery scheme for elderly extended
A pilot project being run in Dundee to help tackle malnutrition among older people could be extended across Scotland.
Kilpatricks path for John Muir Way
Funding of £492,000 is secured to add a 5km path extension to the John Muir Way up the Kilpatrick Hills.
Heritage award for Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is named the UK's best heritage attraction for the fourth year in a row at the British Travel Awards in London.
Scotland 'should set income tax'
The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.
Thief sought for knifepoint robbery
A thief who held up an Edinburgh newsagent with a knife before stealing all the money in the till is being sought by police.
Baby girl dies at Edinburgh nursery
An investigation is under way after a 13-month-old baby girl dies at a nursery in Edinburgh.
Scottish Widows to cut 130 jobs
Scottish Widows is to cut 130 jobs across the UK as part of a restructuring of its pensions and investments businesses.
Rangers seek fresh £8m investment
Rangers will seek a fresh share issue with preliminary results warning they need an extra £8m in the next 12 months.
Murder accused had minor injuries
A man accused of murdering a woman in her Glasgow home and stabbing her 86-year-old partner had injuries to his hands and legs, a court hears.
Brewery break-ins 'threaten jobs'
Arran Brewery warns that jobs and investment are being put at risk by break-ins and vandalism at its Dreghorn site in North Ayrshire.
Radon tests for 34 Highland schools
Highland Council is to have 34 of its schools tested for the presence of the naturally-occurring radon gas.
Police warning after break-ins
Police have urged people in the Highlands to take precautions against thieves after seven break-ins in the space of a fortnight.
Tech contest 'a Scottish first'
Wick High School holds what is thought to be the first wearable technology competition of its kind in Scottish education.
Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting
Crude oil prices slump in reaction to the decision by the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.
Orkney by-election victor announced
A new councillor for the Kirkwall West and Orphir seat on Orkney - to replace Jack Moodie after his resignation - is elected.
Alex Salmond wins politician of year
Former first minister Alex Salmond is named as the winner of the Spectator magazine's Politician of the Year award.
Community hospital future considered
NHS Borders examines the future of four community hospitals as it looks to redesign health services in the region.
Scots women to contest bronze medal
Scotland's women will contest the bronze medal game at the European Curling Championships after play-off loss to Denmark
Fake police in car theft attempt
Three men impersonating police officers attempt to steal a car after stopping its driver in the Scottish Borders.
Man dies a week after A85 crash
A 25-year-old man dies in hospital a week after he was seriously injured in a crash between a car and truck in Perthshire.
East Coast rail winner announced
A joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin wins the franchise to run the East Coast mainline rail route, which has been in public hands since 2009.
Tennis star Andy Murray gets engaged
Tennis star Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed.
VIDEO: Scottish Parliament
Nicola Sturgeon says she is "disappointed" by the Smith Commission proposals.
Salmond rebuked over data claim
Scotland's former first minister Alex Salmond is rebuked for claiming Westminster politicians interfered with the reporting of economic data.
Renewables 'biggest power source'
Renewable power has overtaken nuclear to become the main source of electricity in Scotland, according to the latest figures.
'Radical' Scottish land reform plan
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces plans to take action against landowners who pose a "barrier" to development.
Police attend 'Black Friday' crowds
Police are called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.
John Lewis in record Black Friday
John Lewis is heading for record online sales as frenzied shopping swamps its website.
Holiday parks 'boost to economy'
Holiday parks are worth more than £700m to the Scottish economy, according to the first major research into the sector.
Top flight misses trio - Griffiths
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths says the Scottish Premiership is not as good without Hearts, Rangers and Hibernian.
Maguire critical of UK Championship
Scotland's Stephen Maguire believes the UK Championship has "lost its appeal" because of format changes.
McGovern signs new Hamilton contract
Hamilton Academical goalkeeper Michael McGovern signs a one-year contract extension with the club.
Fàilte air molladh Coimisean a' Mhorair Mhic a' Ghobhain a thaobh Oighreachdan a' Chrùin
Molladh gum bu chòir cumhachdan Oighreachd a' Chrùin air grunnd na mara a ghluasad a Holyrood.
Aiseag Mhalaig Loch Baghasdail dheth
Cha bhi co-dhiù trì seòlaidhean a' ruith air a' chiad latha den sgeama poidhleat am bliadhna sa.
Fàilte is feagal mu ath-leasachadh fearainn
Fearann Coimhearsnachd na h-Alba air fàilte a chur air planaichean ath-leasachaidh an fhearainn, ach Caidreachas Luchd-seilge ag ràdh gun caillear obraichean.
VIDEO: Black Friday shoppers' Tesco scuffle
Police are called to a Tesco supermarket in Glasgow amid reports of scuffles among Black Friday bargain-hunters.
VIDEO: City gives away last Christmas tree
The last Christmas tree in the Norwegian city of Stavanger is about to go on display in the centre of Aberdeen.
VIDEO: Sturgeon: Powers are 'disappointing'
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is disappointed by the new powers
VIDEO: Cameron delighted with Smith report
David Cameron says he is "delighted" with the Smith report and the government is 'keeping its promise' to Scotland
VIDEO: Better East Coast line promise
Passengers travelling to London from Scotland on the East Coast Mainline are being promised shorter journey times and a more reliable service.
VIDEO: Drug mule's father issues warning
Melissa Reid's father Billy tells of his family's anguish in a bid to warn other Britons of the increasing number of drug-related arrests.
VIDEO: Smith findings: 'It's a good deal'
Lord Smith says the deal on further powers for the Scottish Parliament is "a good deal" especially as all five parties signed.
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