The body that represents Scotland’s most senior police officers has hit out at watchdogs over the “lengthy and damaging” investigations into allegations of misconduct.
An advisory group is to examine how to help girls and women stay physically active throughout their lives.
A worker has died after an incident on the construction site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).
A teenager has been seriously injured after he was attacked as he and his girlfriend walked home from a night out.
Almost a fifth of prosecutors and four out of ten criminal defence lawyers have been the victim of violence as a result of their job, a new survey has found.
CCTV footage of a man has been released after a pensioner was held at knife-point during a robbery in Fife.
Forecasters have downgraded warnings that Storm Helene could pose a risk to life when it hits this week – but warned coastal communities to stay vigilant.
A campaign is calling for support to turn a neoclassical building in Edinburgh into a music school.
A £5 million fund is being launched to support projects that showcase the “breathtaking” scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands and Islands.
Police are appealing for information after a quad bike crash left a man and an eight-year-old girl seriously injured.
More than one in 10 people in the UK live in “persistent poverty”, according to a report that takes a fresh look at the way financial hardship is measured.
MSPs want to hear from the public on planned legislation to set a new legal target to reduce fuel poverty.
The head of a charity which ran a children’s home has apologised after a BBC Scotland investigation alleged residents were abused.
The only tree on an island, an elm that travelled the world and a willow from Napoleon Bonaparte’s grave are among the contenders to be named Scotland’s Tree of the Year.
Firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a derelict building in East Lothian.
Forecasters have downgraded warnings that Storm Helene could pose a risk to life when it hits next week – but warned coastal communities to stay vigilant.
A man has suffered serious injuries after being chased and stabbed in an attack police are treating as an attempted murder.
A 95-year-old woman has died in a crash on a motorway slip road.
A man has been taken to hospital after falling from a cliff on the north coast.
Education Secretary John Swinney has come under increased pressure to respect the result of a crunch Holyrood vote on controversial primary one tests.