People in Scotland could find themselves adopting Cockney slang after research found that watching television could be a factor in accent change.
Around 600 people have been conned by bogus callers since the creation of Scotland's single police force.
Sports fans hoping to book a spot at the Commonwealth Games have been urged not to leave their ticket requests until the last minute, as organisers pointed out that there are just 10 days left until applications close.
Nearly one in four Dundee households are without a breadwinner, new figures have revealed.
More than half the main road to the Highlands should be upgraded to dual carriageway in less than a decade, according to Transport Minister Keith Brown.
A study that could help develop an artificial milk formula for baby pandas has been launched by scientists at the University of Glasgow.
Support for independence has fallen to its lowest level this year with just a quarter of people in favour, according to a poll.
Campaigners against domestic abuse are to increase calls for a disgraced MSP to resign with a rally outside the Scottish Parliament today (Tuesday).
Former prime minister Gordon Brown will be among speakers in a Labour-run campaign for a vote against independence today (Monday).
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has been cleared of driving while using his mobile phone.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has made a pitch to young voters, who she thinks are key to rejecting independence in the referendum.
Offshore industry leaders have recommended that all Super Puma helicopters should return to service.
Demand for tickets to see the most popular sports at next year's Commonwealth Games is already outstripping supply, organisers have said.
An MSP who carried out a series of attacks on three of his wives is to defy calls to quit.
Almost 20,000 children in Scotland start smoking every year, according to research by a cancer charity.
Former American first lady Hillary Clinton is to be honoured for her work when she visits Scotland next month.
The Pet Shop Boys are to conclude their global tour by headlining one of the world's biggest New Year celebrations.
The manager of a Kazakh football club has refused to rule out sacrificing a sheep ahead of a game against Celtic in Glasgow.
Thrill seekers may be able to take guided tours to the top of the landmark Forth railway bridge for the first time within two years, according to a proposal by Network Rail.
Investigators are continuing to search for the black box data recorder of a helicopter that plunged into the North Sea, killing four oil workers.