Man jailed for murdering brother
A man is jailed for life after being convicted of murdering his brother at their mother's home in Govan, Glasgow
New North Sea oil field discovered
Oil firms BP and GDF Suez announce they have discovered a new field in the UK Central North Sea.
Rare bird on wrong side of Atlantic
A rare bird has ended up on the wrong side of the Atlantic after migrating to the Outer Hebrides at the height of the recent storms.
Youth arrested over Cumbernauld rape
A 16-year-old boy is arrested after a 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped as she walked home in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.
SSPCA hits out after animal neglect
The SSPCA hits out at the decision to let Ann Wynd, a 75-year-old convicted of mistreating dozens of animals, keep 12 dogs and sheep.
Significant Bronze Age pottery find
A significant Bronze Age pottery find is made during an archaeological dig on the east side of the island of Lewis.
Dog walker sought over sex attack
Police are trying to trace a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, at the weekend.
Warning to wild mushroom pickers
Wild food foragers are being warned to be particularly careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.
Watchdog upholds patient complaints
The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman criticises Hairmyres Hospital and upholds other complaints including delays in cancer diagnoses.
Ambulance dispatched to wrong place
The Scottish Ambulance Service apologises after an ambulance was dispatched to Aberdeen rather than Orkney.
Mystery surrounds missing post box
Police begin an investigation after the disappearance of a village post box in Parton near Castle Douglas.
Adorkable new words make dictionary
The latest print edition of the Collins English dictionary contains 50,000 newly-added words, including selfie, onesie and adorkable.
Call centre firm creates 100 jobs
Call centre firm Journeycall is to expand its staff by 100 after moving to a new operations centre in Arbroath.
Grangemouth revamp 'on schedule'
The owners of the Grangemouth plant say radical changes are on track a year after the site was closed by an industrial dispute.
Drug dealers 'could be evicted'
Drug dealers in Aberdeen could face eviction from their homes under new council policy which will be discussed next week.
Motorcyclist hurt in car collision
A motorcyclist is injured after his bike collided with a car in the south side of Glasgow.
Kelpies site wins engineering award
The development of the site containing Scotland's newest cultural landmark, The Kelpies, wins a national engineering award.
Still Game live show marks TV return
The cast of popular BBC comedy show Still Game are to return to TV screens next month with an hour-long version of their record-breaking live show.
Smith: First talks 'constructive'
The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.
Murder accused in possible DNA match
The World's End murder trial has heard of possible DNA matches between the accused and two girls who were killed in 1977.
'Appalling' treatment of shot Scot
The Prime Minister has stepped into the row over an Edinburgh father sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy.
Three men charged over car robberies
Three men are charged after two cars were stolen during a series of robberies at homes in the north of Edinburgh.
CCTV images over city street attack
Police release CCTV images of a man they want to trace in connection with a serious assault in Glasgow.
'Hail of bullets' VC hero honoured
A soldier who braved a hail of bullets to rescue wounded comrades during a WW1 battle in France is being honoured in his home city of Glasgow.
Grant hope for mountain bike centre
Plans to revamp a disused church into a mountain bike centre are on the brink of securing major funding.
Government money for 83 green buses
The Scottish Government has allocated £3.7m towards the cost of buying another 83 low carbon emission buses.
Councillors turn down brewery plan
Highland councillors reject plans for a new brewery and visitor attraction on the banks of the River Ness in Inverness.
A9 lorry speed limit rise agreed
Legislation allowing lorries to drive at 50mph on single carriageway stretches of the A9 from 28 October is signed.
Sheriff stands down over RSPB link
A sheriff stands down from a court case involving a man accused of killing birds of prey as she is a member of the RSPB.
Think tank warns of £5bn deficit
A decline in oil revenues could lead to a £5bn deficit if Scotland gets fiscal autonomy, a think tank says.
Harbour cordoned off after fire
Part of Lerwick Harbour is evacuated after a fire breaks out around gas cylinders.
Councillors hear garden waste call
The Petitions Committee of Scottish Borders Council is due to look at a call to restart garden waste collections.
Police investigate sudden death
Police investigate the sudden death of Sebastian Masiewicz, 30, who was found unconscious in a house in Gretna.
RSPB scheme to protect hen harrier
The RSPB launches a cross-border project to protect the endangered hen harrier, a bird of prey that breeds mostly in Scotland.
Tannadice duo dropped due to inquiry
Paul Paton and Mark Wilson will not play at the weekend as Dundee United investigate the players' conduct.
Ryder Cup private jet airport boost
Passenger numbers at Dundee Airport were boosted by private jets flying in for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in September.
Armed robbery at petrol station
The Police Scotland helicopter is deployed to search for an armed robber after a petrol station in Denny was raided.
VIDEO: Scottish Parliament
Finance Secretary John Swinney gives a statement on the 2015-16 budget.
Stability 'returning to economy'
The Scottish economy continued to grow in the last quarter but at a slower pace than the previous three months, according to a report.
Sharp fall in youth unemployment
The number of young people unemployed in Scotland is at its lowest level for six years, according to official data.
Plans for 'revenge porn' legislation
Plans for a new law to tackle "revenge pornography" in Scotland is to be introduced by the Scottish government, the BBC learns.
Surveyors report construction boost
Unprecedented housing demand has helped to create the highest workloads for surveyors for seven years, according to a report.
Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
Tesco boss to quit over profits error
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
Scotland want Tonga payback - Lamont
Sean Lamont will be out for revenge when Scotland end the autumn series against Tonga at Rugby Park.
No Rangers deal following King talks
Talks between Rangers shareholder Sandy Easdale and former director Dave King end without agreement.
N Ireland rise to 43rd in rankings
Northern Ireland leap 28 places to 43rd in the October Fifa rankings after their latest Euro 2016 qualifier wins.
Sineadh subsadaidh ga iarraidh
Ministear Chumhachd na h-Alba, Fearghas Ewing, ag iarraidh gun sìn Riaghaltas Bhreatainn subsadaidh a' chumhachd ath-nuadhachail do chompanaidhean sna h-Eileanan Siar.
Molaidhean ùra airson tuathanasan-èisg
Beachdan mhuinntir Shlèite gan sireadh air molaidhean airson dà thuathanas-èisg a togail san sgìre.
Barrachd thubaistean air rathaidean na Gàidhealtachd
An àireamh de dhaoine a chaill am beatha ann an tubaistean rathaid air a' Ghàidhealtachd air a dhol suas thairis air a' bhliadhna a chaidh seachad.
VIDEO: Could you spot an inedible mushroom?
Wild food foragers are being warned to be careful when picking mushrooms because of a rise in cases of mushroom poisoning.
AUDIO: What next for Ineos Grangemouth?
BBC Scotland is given exclusive access to the Ineos-owned Grangemouth plant 12 months after a bitter industrial site almost closed the plant.
VIDEO: Smith Commission makes 'a good start'
Lord Smith says the first meeting of the commission set-up to deliver further devolution to Scotland has made: "a good start".
VIDEO: 'Hail of bullets' soldier commemorated
A World War One soldier who braved "a hail of bullets" to save his comrades' lives is commemorated in Glasgow.
Which of these wild mushrooms are safe to eat?
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