A Scottish Labour government would aim to build at least 12,000 homes for social rent each year, leader Richard Leonard has said.
A swimmer has broken the world record for the longest staged sea swim on the 74th day of his journey around the British mainland.
Auditors have warned increasing evidence indicates parts of Scotland lack adequate numbers of intensive care beds.
Family members of three Scottish soldiers murdered by the IRA in Belfast are to request that CCTV be installed to protect memorials to them.
A swimmer is set to break the world record for the longest staged sea swim on the 74th day of his journey around the British mainland.
More than a third of homes in Scotland do not meet public perceptions of good housing, a new survey suggests.
Rail fares are increasing twice as fast as wages, according to a new study ahead of passengers being hit by an expected 3.5% hike in the cost of travelling by train.
The number of mountain hares on moorlands in the eastern Scottish Highlands has fallen to less than 1% of the level recorded more than 60 years ago, according to a long-term study.
Police are growing concerned for a missing man with dementia.
The approval of a new drug to treat ovarian cancer in Scotland has been welcomed by campaigners.
An arrest has been made after remains were found in the search for a missing man.
One of the original members of protest group Pussy Riot has said it was worth making a secret escape from Russia to take her story to international audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Musicians from around the world have arrived in Scotland for an annual piping competition and festival.
Half a million people got involved in events linked to the inaugural European Championships in Glasgow, organisers have claimed.
Former Celtic Football Club youth coach Jim McCafferty has been jailed after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a teenager in what a court heard he had regarded as a “bit of fun”.
A teenager has been charged after a woman in her 90s was allegedly assaulted at a care home.
Loans to help farmers hit by months of adverse weather are being offered by the Scottish Government.
Campaigners, trade unions and politicians have criticised the anticipated 3.5% rise in commuters’ train fares next year.
Grouse shooting season has opened, but some estates in Scotland have cancelled shoots due to exceptional weather hitting breeding stock.
Rail commuters are being warned to expect a 3.5% fare increase next year.