Carmichael admits Sturgeon memo leak
Former Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael admits he was behind the leak of a memo which suggested Nicola Sturgeon wanted David Cameron to remain as PM.
SQA calms 'impossible' exam fears
Scotland's exams body seeks to calm fears that pupils will be disadvantaged by a Higher maths paper which candidates claim was impossible.
Deadline passes to claim lotto £1m
A £1m lotto prize goes unclaimed after the person who bought the ticket in East Ayrshire did not come forward.
Bank of Scotland to close branches
Bank of Scotland announces plans to close more than a dozen branches in Scotland this year, following a strategic review.
Dugdale confirms leadership bid
Labour's Kezia Dugdale confirms she will stand for the leadership of her party in Scotland when Jim Murphy steps down next month.
Ball-hit golfer wins £10,000 damages
A golfer who was hit on the head by another player's wayward tee shot is awarded £10,000 damages.
Man hit by car dies in hospital
A 40-year-old man dies in hospital a week after being seriously injured by a car on the A73 in South Lanarkshire.
Hacker denies grudge against Coulson
A journalist convicted of phone hacking denies holding a grudge against his former editor Andy Coulson who is standing trial on a charge of perjury.
SNP chairs two Commons committees
The SNP will chair two House of Commons select committees at Westminster, it is announced.
Disabled woman murdered friend
A disabled woman who stabbed a friend to death at a flat in Fife is jailed for at least 13 years.
Historic station 'to be rebuilt'
A historic railway station in Royal Deeside which was destroyed by fire will be rebuilt, Aberdeenshire Council pledges.
Pair jailed for random brutal attack
Two men who forced their way into a 74-year-old man's house and subjected him to a brutal assault are each jailed for four and a half years.
Stuart McDonald v Stewart McDonald round one
The new SNP members of parliament with confusingly similar names are mixed up at the airport.
Ex-first minister falls down drain
A former Scottish first minister visits Malawi to discuss the importance of electricity - and then falls down a drain while walking in the dark.
The front pages of Scotland's newspapers.
Cancer patients 'may be put at risk'
More than 50 professors and consultants at Scotland's largest cancer hospital warn patients could be put at risk by a change of services.
Cancer researchers get funding boost
Researchers from two Scottish universities - Heriot-Watt and Glasgow - will share £350,000 of funding to research prostate cancer.
Service marks Quintinshill disaster
A memorial service is held at Gretna Green for the victims of Britain's worst rail disaster at Quintinshill.
Arrests after university occupation
Two men are arrested by police in connection with a disturbance in Chambers Street in Edinburgh.
Artists oppose Arches licence cut
Some of Scotland's best-known artists are backing a campaign to reinstate the late licence at Glasgow's Arches venue.
Dog found alone on Scafell Pike
An animal welfare charity appeals for the owner of a dog found wandering on the top of England's highest mountain to come forward.
Dumbarton's Murray to join Buddies
Dumbarton say their manager, Ian Murray, has left the club to fill the vacancy at relegated St Mirren.
RBS announces branch closures
The bank RBS announces the closure of several of its branches across Scotland, describing it as a "difficult decision".
Cold War football scandal recalled
A controversial football match between Highland villagers and fishermen from the USSR during the Cold War is recalled.
Eel illness sparks fears for salmon
Anglers throughout Scotland are to look out for dead eels after a number were reported in two of the country's most famous salmon rivers.
'Fire crash' man taken to hospital
A man aged 30 is taken to hospital after a serious crash on the A90 near Laurencekirk in Aberdeenshire.
Abuser jailed after Savile coverage
A pensioner is jailed for six years for sex crimes against children after a victim came forward following the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Crash driver six times drink limit
A woman who crashed while more than six times the drink drive limit in Aberdeenshire is ordered to carry out unpaid work.
Apology over train crash image error
Dumfries and Galloway Council apologises over using an image of the wrong crash on website details of a events to mark the Quintinshill disaster.
'Learning town' school rolls capped
Plans to cap pupil numbers at schools in Dumfries are revealed, as part of proposals to transform education in the town.
Bumper arts weekend for south-west
The south-west of Scotland is expected to become a hub for art lovers this weekend, with the launch of a series of cultural festivals.
New world record for Mark Beaumont
Cyclist and adventurer Mark Beaumont sets new world record after cycling from Cairo to Cape Town in 42 days.
Reckless driver rammed police car
A driver who stole a car before ramming it into a marked police vehicle then driving the wrong way down a one-way street is told he faces jail.
Gamekeeper used illegal gin trap
A gamekeeper on a Stirlingshire sporting estate caught a bird of prey in a type of trap that been illegal for decades, a court has heard.
VIDEO: Scottish Parliament
Nicola Sturgeon defends her government's education record during first minister's questions.
SNP secures Trident safety debate
The safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system is to be debated in the House of Commons next week.
Council gives ward boundary response
Scottish Borders Council opposes some recommended boundary changes but accepts the site of the battle of Hornshole moving out of a Hawick ward.
MSPs debate new powers report
MSPs are debate a Holyrood report that says the plan for new Scottish Parliament powers falls short of what has been recommended.
Nationwide's profits rise 54% to £1bn
Nationwide building society reports a 54% rise in annual pre-tax profit to £1.04bn as it regains its position as the UK's second-largest mortgage lender.
BAE to retain Glasgow shipyards
BAE Systems confirms it is to retain both of its shipyards in Glasgow and invest £100m in developing the Govan and Scotstoun sites.
Sweet French deal for confectioner
Scottish sweet firm Tilly Confectionery secures a contract to launch its fudge products across the French market.
Townsend seeks semi-final repeat
Gregor Townsend seeks Glasgow Warriors' best home display of the season to beat Ulster and reach the Pro12 final.
McKinnon to become Raith Rovers boss
Brechin City's Ray McKinnon is expected to be named Raith Rovers' new manager on Saturday.
King expects £20m Rangers investment
Dave King takes over as Rangers chairman and anticipates investing "more than £20m" of his own money.
Muinntir Fhlòdaigearraidh airson am baile a cheannach
Muinntir Fhlòdaigearraidh san Eilean Sgitheanach a' coimhead ris am baile a cheannach dhan choimhearsnachd, 's iad ag obair an-dràsta gus ionad-coimhearsnachd a thogail.
Taigh-staile air fàire an Ratharsair
Dh'fhaodadh gun tèid taigh-staile a thogail ann an Ratharsair, le cothrom cosnaidh do 11 duine, ma gheibhear cead-dealbhachaidh.
Aiseag Chrombaidh a' stad
Cha bhi seirbheis-aiseig eadar Crombaidh agus Bàgh an Eige as t-Samhradh, 's a' chompanaidh a tha ga ruith air an cùmhnant a thoirt gu ceann.
VIDEO: Queen Mary 2 docks in Greenock
One of the biggest cruise ships in the world, the Queen Mary 2, docks in Greenock to begin a two-day visit to Scotland.
AUDIO: 'A terrible day for the regiment'
BBC Scotland's Willie Johnston reports from close to the site of Britain's most deadly train crash at Quintinshill near Gretna.
VIDEO: Eriskay football pitch is Fifa winner
Fifa designates a pitch on the Isle of Eriskay as one of eight remarkable places to play football in the world.
VIDEO: Pregnant women warned on paracetamol
Pregnant women are being warned that taking too much paracetamol could harm their unborn baby.
VIDEO: New law could tackle poor parking
The Scottish Parliament is considering new legislation to make it an offence to park on pavements throughout Scotland.
VIDEO: Sweat pad aids athletic performance
Researchers at Strathclyde University develop a wearable device that can tell athletes when they should take on more fluid as they train.
VIDEO: Britain's worst rail disaster marked
More than 200 people died, most of them troops bound for Gallipoli, in the Quintinshill rail disaster in May 1915.
VIDEO: SNP MP takes oath for second time
The SNP MP for Livingston, Hannah Bardell, takes her oath in the House of Commons for a second time after making a mistake on the first attempt
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 15 and 22 May
Wheelchair 'changing perceptions'
A new-look wheelchair designed to change people's views
Seven facts about the SNP's new MPs
Seven facts about the SNP's new MPs
Re-enactors invade city centre
Re-enactors take to the streets to highlight the Highland Military