Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.
Concerns over health board finances
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.
Ashley makes Rangers funding offer
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley tables a counter offer to Dave King as they vie for control of Rangers.
World's End DNA linked to accused
The World's End trial hears DNA on the clothes of one of the girls has one in a billion chance of coming from a person other than the accused.
Killer detained at state hospital
Lee Hospdal is detained indefinitely at the Carstairs state hospital after stabbing his girlfriend to death over Taliban poisoning paranoia.
Piracy row Scot 'struggles' in India
A Scottish man trapped in India by a dispute over anti-piracy operations says he is struggling to support himself.
Multiple rapist and abuser jailed
A man who was convicted of raping two women and assaulting two others is jailed for eight years.
Deer crash warning for motorists
Drivers are warned of an increased risk of collisions involving deer after the clocks go back this weekend.
'Scot' dies in Brazil bar shooting
A man, understood to be a 39-year-old Scot, dies after being shot during a robbery at a bar in Brazil.
Councillor quits in extremism row
A Lib Dem councillor for Skye quits after the party accuses him of sharing anti-Islamic material on social media.
STV bids for more local TV channels
Broadcaster STV submits applications to Ofcom for local television channel licences in Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee.
Glasgow SNP councillor suspended
The deputy leader of Glasgow Council's SNP group is suspended over an alleged homophobic breach of the peace.
Care home admits scalding failings
A care home admits health and safety breaches after an 85-year-old resident suffered burns in a bath that was too hot.
SNP wins Argyll and Bute by-election
The Scottish National Party wins the Oban North and Lorn by-election for Argyll and Bute Council.
Sword man told to avoid politicians
A man who threatened to kill Glasgow City Council leader Gordon Matheson with a samurai sword is ordered to keep away from politicians.
Glasgow bids for 2019 Euro Indoors
Glasgow hopes to host the European Indoor Athletics Championships in 2019 and eyes ice skating and swimming events.
Nuns' order to leave city care home
The Little Sisters of the Poor order will leave Dundee, where they manage a care home, in 2015 due to a lack of new members.
Three stolen chapel plaques replaced
Three plaques stolen from Orkney's famous Italian Chapel earlier this year have now been replaced.
Design inspires new V&A video game
A new video game based on the designs of William Morris is launched by Sophia George, the V&A museum's games designer in residence.
Smith Commission in childcare talks
Lord Smith of Kelvin, who is examining proposals for more powers for Scotland, is to hold talks with childcare campaigners.
Arrest over 'red dye' bank robbery
A man is charged following an armed robbery at an Edinburgh bank which is thought to have left the thief covered in red dye.
Illegal waste firm owner sentenced
The owner of a recycling firm branded "Scotland's worst polluter" is ordered to do 250 hours of unpaid work for environmental offences.
Council proposes school parking ban
Parents could be banned from parking near 11 schools in Edinburgh, under new plans going to a council committee.
Name released of crash death biker
Police release the name of a motorcyclist who died after his bike collided with a car in Glasgow.
Call for musician deportation U-turn
The Scottish government calls on the Home Office to reconsider the case of Steve Forman, an American musician at risk of deportation from Scotland.
Man in hospital after kitchen fire
A man is taken to hospital after fire breaks out in the kitchen of a flat in Glasgow's Dennistoun area.
SSE urges move to 'national pricing'
The boss of energy giant SSE urges UK ministers to consider adopting "national pricing" on supplier costs.
Red squirrel areas may escape virus
New research on the spread of squirrelpox suggests that it may be possible to confine it southern Scotland.
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.
Salmond considers Westminster return
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.
US investor buys energy tech firm
Aberdeenshire-based energy services company Proserv is sold to a US private equity investor in a multi-million pound deal.
Firm told to make rig improvements
A North Sea drilling firm is told to make improvements to a semi-submersible rig's fire detection system.
Faster build planned for new schools
Funds are allocated which should allow the completion of two new schools in the Borders by April 2017.
Mystery surrounds missing post box
Police begin an investigation after the disappearance of a village post box in Parton near Castle Douglas.
Councillors hear garden waste call
The Petitions Committee of Scottish Borders Council is due to look at a call to restart garden waste collections.
Armed robber 'may have been woman'
Police issue a fresh appeal over an armed robbery at a petrol station in Denny after announcing the suspect could be female.
Writer scoops £10,000 book prize
Debut novelist Amy Mason, who dropped out of school at 16 and took up writing at 25, wins the Dundee International Book Prize.
New petrol station raid CCTV appeal
New CCTV images are released in a bid to identify a man who launched an attempted knife raid at a Dundee petrol station.
VIDEO: Scottish Parliament
Finance Secretary John Swinney gives a statement on the 2015-16 budget.
Labour urged to go further on tax
A left-wing think tank, whose members include two Labour MSPs, calls on the party to back full income tax powers for Scotland.
Public service worker attacks rise
Violence against public service workers in Scotland rose again last year to 37,052, more than 100 attacks every day.
Smith: First talks 'constructive'
The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.
Standalone TSB picks up customers
Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.
GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
Asda faces mass action on equal pay
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in their stores.
Murray fights back to reach semis
Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.
Hamilton Accies duo agree new deals
Hamilton duo Ali Crawford and Grant Gillespie agree long-term contracts with the Premiership leaders.
Johansen relieved with edgy win
Celtic's Stefan Johansen believes there is more to come from Ronny Deila's side, despite a nervy 2-1 Europa League win against Astra.
Irving fhathast gun fhios mu shaorsa
Fear às Earra-Ghàidheal a tha glacte sna h-Ìnnseachan co-cheangailte ri amharas mu spùinneadaireachd, ag ràdh nach eil fhios aige fhathast cuin a gheibh e a chead-siubhail air ais.
SSE ag iarraidh 'prìs choitchinn'
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Sìneadh 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.
VIDEO: Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government has announced plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas.
VIDEO: Piracy dispute Scot struggling in India
A Scottish security guard who spent months in an Indian jail, in a dispute over anti-piracy operations, says he is struggling to support himself.
VIDEO: Drink-drive limit 'about saving lives'
Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill says evidence from other countries shows that a lower drink-drive limit improves road safety.
VIDEO: Salmond ponders return to Westminster
Alex Salmond says he has not ruled out a return to Westminster to serve as an MP once he steps down as first minister.
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