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23 people in hospital after bus crash
Twenty-three people are in hospital after a coach carrying dozens of passengers overturns on the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.
Oil firms to cut hundreds of jobs
Oil giants Shell and Taqa announce plans to cut hundreds of North Sea jobs, citing "challenging" times for the industry.
Baby attacker jailed for seven years
A man who admitted assaulting a five-week old baby boy, leaving him blind and brain damaged, is jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
Zoo's panda artificially inseminated
The female giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo is artificially inseminated and keepers confirm natural mating will be attempted.
Footballer set for assault trial
Dundee United footballer Paul Paton is to stand trial in October accused of assaulting Celtic player Lukasz Zaluska in Glasgow.
Woman, 20, suffers 'horrendous' rape
Police are searching for a man who subjected a 20-year-old woman to a "horrendous" rape in South Lanarkshire.
Minister sorry for blood 'tragedy'
Health Secretary Shona Robison makes a ministerial statement to Holyrood on the contaminated blood scandal.
Airports keen to host UK spaceport
Two Scottish airports are bidding to host the UK's first spaceport, according to Infrastructure Secretary Keith Brown.
Halt control closures, police urged
Police Scotland is urged to halt its programme of control room closures amid claims that staff are struggling to cope with calls.
Brother questioned murder accused
The brother of Martin Toner tells a High Court jury about questioning one of the men accused of murdering him.
Primary school badly damaged in fire
St Dominic's Primary in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, is badly damaged in a fire which broke out after lessons ended.
Fatal crash OAP banned from road
A pensioner who killed two of her friends in a Perthshire car crash is fined £3,000 and banned from driving for four years.
A scotch egg with a chocolate twist
An "eggsperimental" butcher from the Borders creates a very special scotch egg to mark the Easter holidays.
Police remove Clarkson job ad post
Edinburgh police delete a job advert tweet which showed a photograph of Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson.
What the papers say
Reaction to the Penrose Inquiry into contaminated blood dominates the front pages
School leaver data now posted online
People in Scotland can discover more about how well their local school is doing, including what pupils go on to after they leave.
Workers jailed for dental theft
Two East Lothian NHS workers are each jailed for nine months after they admit stealing dental equipment worth £75,000.
Sir Chris to write children's books
The six-times Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy is turning author to co-write a series of six children's books.
Royal gold exhibition to be shown
Jewellery that sheds light on the tastes of six generations of queens and consorts is to go on show at an exhibition celebrating the qualities of gold.
Man in court over Jay Beatty 'abuse'
An Aberdeen teenager appears in court after a young Celtic fan with Down's syndrome was allegedly abused online.
Plans for Olympic-class BMX track
Scotland's first Olympic-standard BMX track is to be built in Knightswood Park in Glasgow, the city council announces.
Man jailed over gift-wrapped cocaine
A man who claimed a gift-wrapped cocaine stash was a Mother's Day present is jailed for two years.
Natural poses: Photo award winners
The winners of the Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2014 are announced.
Ferry fares to fall on west coast
How much ferry fares will fall by when road equivalent tariff is rolled out to all remaining Clyde and Hebrides routes is confirmed.
Poisoned cakes left in city park
Cakes laced with a drug used to control rats and mice are found in public parkland in the Merkinch area of Inverness.
Triple Kirks to become student flats
Plans to turn Aberdeen's historic Triple Kirks into an office development are being scrapped in favour of a new proposal for student flats.
UK mackerel exports 'up by 44%'
UK exports of mackerel rose by 44% between August and December after efforts to combat Russia's food ban.
Man in court over £84,000 drugs raid
A 45-year-old man appears in court after drugs with an estimated street value of more than £80,000 were seized in Aberdeen.
MPs call for action in border region
A committee of MPs finds Scotland's border regions have not had a 'fair deal' from either Holyrood or Westminster.
Cable firm wins major BT contract
A cable manufacturer based in the Scottish Borders wins a multi-million pound contract with BT Openreach.
Car smoking ban MSP welcomes backing
The Liberal Democrat MSP behind a bill to ban smoking in cars when children are present welcomes the support of the Scottish government.
Man jailed for armed raid on shop
A salesman who admitted robbing a shop in Perth at knifepoint is jailed for five years at the High Court in Glasgow.
New portrait of Richard III unveiled
A new portrait of Richard III has been unveiled by the Dundee University team which led the original facial reconstruction project.
Body is that of missing hillwalker
A body found during a search of a Stirlingshire mountain is that of a missing Bishopbriggs hillwalker, police confirm.
VIDEO: Scottish Parliament
Nicola Sturgeon is questioned on full fiscal autonomy during first minister's questions.
Poverty 'mostly hits the young'
Young adults in Scotland are the population group most likely to experience poverty, a new report says.
Minister pledges Longannet fight
The Scottish government says it is determined to explore any option which could avert the premature closure of Longannet.
Murphy's £1bn plan for young workers
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy pledges to invest £1bn in Scotland's "young working-class" during a speech in the City of London.
Renewable electricity 'nears target'
Nearly half of Scotland's energy consumption came from renewable sources last year, according to official figures.
Sweet French deal for confectioner
Scottish sweet firm Tilly Confectionery secures a contract to launch its fudge products across the French market.
Banks must review impact of closures
Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.
Rangers defeat a 'blessing' - Stubbs
Hibernian manager Alan Stubbs believes Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Rangers could be a "blessing in disguise" for his side.
Warriors can be like Barca - Townsend
Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend says his club is looking to emulate football giants Barcelona.
Hearts boss Neilson staying put
Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson has no intention of leaving the Scottish Championship title winners yet.
Tubaist choidse an Earra-Ghàidheal
Coidse làn seann daoine air tighinn far an A83 aig an Rest and Be Thankful ann am Meadhan Earra-Ghàidheal.
"Dleastanas" ùr mu fhoghlam Ghàidhlig
Riaghaltas na h-Alba an dùil dleastanas ùr a chur air ùghdarrasan ionadail air feadh Alba a thaobh mar a dhèiligeas iad ri foghlam tro mheadhan na Gàidhlig.
16 a' call cosnaidh aig Àranais
Sia duine deug air an cosnadh a chall aig Gàradh Àranais ann an Steòrnabhagh, agus a' chompanaidh a tha ga ruith gun chùmhnant sam bith an ceartuair.
VIDEO: Bus crashes in windy weather
More than 20 people have been injured - five of them seriously - after a tour coach came off the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.
VIDEO: Iron pot inspires music festival
BBC Scotland's arts correspondent Pauline McLean finds out how a heavy iron pot helped to inspire a music festival in Falkirk.
VIDEO: Cries of 'whitewash' over blood inquiry
Victims and relatives of the contaminated blood scandal cry out "whitewash" at the end of the news conference publicising the findings of a judge-led inquiry.
VIDEO: HIV transmission 'not preventable'
The Penrose report concludes that nothing more could have been done to prevent the transmission of HIV in patients infected by contaminated blood.
AUDIO: 'He had his whole life ahead of him'
BBC Scotland's Cameron Buttle reports on the story of a Galloway teenager who died in the sinking of the HMS Goliath at Gallipoli.
At-a-glance: The Penrose report
The findings of Lord Penrose's inquiry into contaminated NHS blood supplies in Scotland
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Maori war flag to be repatriated
Maori war flag in Scots museum to be repatriated