A painting of a colourful Glasgow scene, which was thought to be missing for more than a century, has been secured for the city.
Weather warnings are in place for this weekend as winds reaching speeds of up to 80mph bring the potential for widespread disruption to services and transport links.
Scotland's First Minister has hailed the "quiet heroism" of a British nurse who is critically ill with Ebola as she warned the UK is likely to experience more cases of the deadly disease.
The Scottish Government is to a hold a number of events aimed at helping workers made redundant by parcel delivery group City Link.
An animal charity has been inundated with calls from people offering a new home to a dog found abandoned at a railway station along with a suitcase filled with his belongings.
An appeal to help trace two teenage girls missing for almost a week has been made by police.
Scotland's new powers will be delivered in an "orderly fashion", Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said.
The number of people with cancer in Scotland has risen by 18% in five years, according to new figures.
The Scottish economy is growing at pre-recession levels, although the pace of recovery has eased since spring and summer, according to a new study.
Over 16,500 NHS staff in Scotland have been signed off work with mental health problems in the past two years, health board figures show.
A leading liver physician and heart charity have backed a Labour MSP's bid to make everyone in Scotland an organ donor unless they opt-out.
A first-time novelist's story of a senile sleuth struggling with memory loss and the mysterious disappearance of her friend is in the running for a prestigious literary prize.
An arrest has been made over the death of a man in his home.
Scottish Labour's deputy leader has said she would be prepared to work with the SNP after the general election.
Holyrood will have the power to give votes to 16 and 17-year-olds before the general election in May, the Scottish Secretary has confirmed.
Alex Salmond is showing "breathtaking arrogance" over his chances of snatching a Liberal Democrat seat, Nick Clegg said - and pledged to personally campaign to secure a "big upset" at the general election.
Labour would use money generated by taxing millionaires in London to pay for 1,000 extra nurses in Scotland, the party's new Scottish leader has pledged.
Last year was the warmest ever recorded in Scotland, according to new figures.
A body has been found in a burn in the search for a man missing since last weekend.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has backed replacing the Trident nuclear weapons system with the "least-cost deterrent" possible.