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Double contest for Scottish Labour
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.
Contracts deal 'safeguards' bus jobs
A bus company run by two Rangers directors says it has safeguarded jobs at another bus firm which is understood to have ceased trading.
Scottish Paranormal Festival begins
The first Scottish Paranormal Festival, a weekend celebrating UFOs, ghosts and aliens, is under way in Stirling.
STUC calls for more Scotland powers
The Scottish Trades Union Congress calls for major new powers for the Scottish Parliament, including immigration and asylum policy.
RBS reserves £400m for currency probe
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
Botanist's family renew appeal
The father of a botanist from Argyll who went missing in Vietnam a year ago asks anyone with any information to come forward.
Murray seals World Tour Finals place
Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.
Man robbed in city cathedral doorway
Police are hunting for two thieves who robbed a man in the doorway of St Paul's Cathedral in Dundee city centre.
SNP wins North Ayrshire by-election
The Scottish National Party wins a by-election held on Thursday for North Ayrshire Council.
North Sea industry 'less optimistic'
Industry body Oil and Gas UK publishes research indicating a decline in optimism among key players in the sector.
Nutini announces Glasgow gig dates
Singer Paolo Nutini announces two January 2015 dates for his rescheduled gigs at Glasgow's Hydro arena.
Tights DNA 'matched with accused'
The World's End murder trial has heard DNA from a torn pair of tights used as a ligature matched components of the accused, Angus Sinclair's profile.
Sturgeon highlights housing projects
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon highlights the Scottish government's investment in affordable housing ahead of a visit to Dumfries.
Council 'regret' over garden waste
Scottish Borders Council's leader expresses regret over the handling of the removal of garden waste collections in the region.
Four in custody over £1.8m drug find
Four Polish nationals are remanded in custody after cannabis plants with a street value of up to £1.8m were found in a rundown Borders pub.
Man badly injured in slash attack
A 20-year-old man is seriously injured in a slash attack in Clydebank - the second such incident to happen in the town in the past four weeks.
Celtic fire festival sees in winter
The end of summer and start of winter is being marked later with a huge Celtic fire festival in Edinburgh.
Climbing event to aid theft-hit team
A competition to be held on indoor climbing walls on Saturday will raise money for Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team.
Miliband admits Scottish 'challenge'
Ed Miliband admits that Labour is facing a "big challenge" in Scotland as the process of finding a new Scottish leader continues.
Mercury Prize winners at Hogmanay
Edinburgh-based hip-hop trio Young Fathers who won the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize are to play at Edinburgh's Hogmanay.
Three in hospital after A1 crash
Two men and a woman are in hospital after a four-vehicle crash on a stretch of the A1 in East Lothian.
WW2 technology 'Plan B' for GPS
Technology developed during World War Two is to be used as a back-up for GPS in ports across England and Scotland.
Celtic's Tonev hit with racism ban
Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev is banned for seven matches for "using abusive language of a racist nature".
City council must find £29m savings
Scotland's largest council says it needs to make more cuts to bridge a budget deficit of £28.9m next year.
Paramedic stole pain relief drugs
A paramedic loses his job and been ordered to carry out community work after admitting to stealing pain relief drugs from an ambulance.
Woman rescued from fire in flat
Firefighters led a woman to safety and a man was treated for the effects of smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a flat.
New exhibition of John Byrne art
A new exhibition of paintings by Scots artist John Byrne will open at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday.
Chewing the landscape study extended
A study of the effect rabbits and sheep have on fragile upland plants in one of Scotland's most striking landscapes is extended.
Airport to charge £1 for 10 minutes
Drivers staying for up to 10 minutes at the Aberdeen International Airport forecourt are to be charged £1 from 2015.
IQs 'improve' with each generation
Intelligence of people born and raised in Aberdeen improved with each generation, according to a new study.
Free wi-fi in three Scots cities
Public buildings are to become hotspots for free wireless internet access in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Perth.
Injured biker wins compensation
A judge awards £66,000 in compensation to a motorcyclist who was injured in a collision with a trailer on the A72 in the Borders.
Arm's length care switch agreed
Care services for vulnerable adults in the Borders are to be transferred to an arm's length organisation to help save £5.6m over five years.
Arts groups share £100m funding
More than 100 arts groups across the country are to receive regular funding from Creative Scotland, it is announced.
Scots dad in Pakistan kidnap plea
Stirling businessman Iftikhar Ahmad appeals to UK government after his three-year-old son is kidnapped in Pakistan.
Deaf robber used interpreter in raid
Deaf robber Paul Coombes, 42, is jailed after forcing his way into a woman's flat and demanding cash - through an interpreter.
Scottish Tree of the Year crowned
A 100-year-old Scots pine at a Perthshire nature reserve home to Lady the osprey is named the Scottish Tree of the Year 2014.
VIDEO: Scottish Parliament
Alex Salmond faces questions on the NHS following a report from Audit Scotland.
NHS finding it 'difficult to cope'
The NHS in Scotland is finding it "increasingly difficult to cope", according to the public spending watchdog.
Murphy vows to end 'losing Labour'
Jim Murphy has said he wants to end Labour's "losing streak" in Scotland as a new poll suggests the party is on track to lose almost all of its seats in to the SNP.
Sturgeon in legal move over EU vote
A referendum in favour of leaving the European Union should have the clear support of each UK nation, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon insists.
Australia bank plans UK asset sale
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.
Diageo puts investment plans on ice
The biggest firm in Scotch whisky production, Diageo, is reviewing its investment plans due to weakened demand around the world.
'Iconic' platforms to end production
The end of oil and gas production from two platforms in a historic field the North Sea is announced by Shell.
Scots can make history - Wardle
Scotland's Joe Wardle eyes a first European Championship title and the 2016 Four Nations by beating France.
Sharp to miss Team Scotland outing
Lynsey Sharp will sit out Team Scotland's return to the track in January's four-team Glasgow International.
SPOTY tickets for Glasgow on sale
Tickets for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 in Glasgow go on sale on Friday 31 October at 09:00 GMT.
Tagradh ùr bho theaghlach Jamie Taggart
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Mìos eile mus fhosgail rathad an t-Stròim
Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd ag ràdh gum feum seach-rathad an t-Sròim a bhith dùinte fad mìos tron oidhche, an dèidh maoim-slèibhe air an deireadh-sheachdain seo chaidh.
Ceistean mòra mu Sheirbheis na Slàinte
Aithisg bho Bhuidheann Sgrùdaidh na h-Alba air ceistean mòra a thogail mu NHS na Gàidhealtachd.
AUDIO: Labour's 'political wake-up call'
Two Scottish Labour leadership candidates admit polls suggesting the party is on track to lose the vast majority of its Westminster seats to the SNP were a "political wake-up call".
VIDEO: Fashion collection that tells a tale
BBC Scotland's Pauline McLean on how one woman's fashion collection tells the story behind dementia in the National Museum of Scotland.
VIDEO: Miliband: 'We face big challenges'
Labour leader Ed Miliband says the next leader of the party in Scotland faces "big challenges".
VIDEO: You behind the pillar, you're on camera!
Do not adjust your set, as the BBC fails to adjust a camera in the Edinburgh newsroom which has a mind of its own.
VIDEO: Murphy: 'I'll bring Labour together'
Jim Murphy MP says he is running to be Scottish Labour leader and first minister of Scotland to end the party's period of "self-harm".
VIDEO: Why are lifeboat callouts going up?
Scotland's lifeboats have another busy summer with over 430 call outs to emergencies around the country.
VIDEO: Light show begins in Botanic Garden
A new light show in Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden is showcasing the plants on display to night-time visitors.
VIDEO: Murphy: 'My London life is coming to an end'
Jim Murphy says his Westminster career is coming to an end and devolution means Holyrood is "where the action is and it's where I want to be".
Exploring the lure of dark tourism
The morbid attractions of dark tourism
Mystery of war medal found in a well
Detective work returns medal to soldier’s family
What the papers say
What do Scotland's newspapers say?
Who are the Young Fathers?
The lowdown on Edinburgh's Mercury Music Prize winners
How can Murphy become first minister?
The steps Jim Murphy must take to be Scotland's First Minister
Asbestos compensation: The families' fight
The families fighting for compensation
Murphy talks unity as leader battle begins
James Cook on Jim Murphy's chances of leadership success
Haul of the mountain photo kings
Award-winning images of mountains across the UK
A selection of your photographs taken across Scotland
Your pictures from across Scotland
How to send us your images from across Scotland
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