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Major global web outage: Fastly blamed as leading media and government websites giving 503 error messages; A number of leading media websites were giving error messages today. Jun 8, 2021 269
Daniel Kalinski: Police name biker who died after A93 crash near Braemar; A man has died following a serious road crash on the A93. Jun 2, 2021 211
Coronavirus in Scotland: 478 new cases reported overnight; A total number of 478 new cases of covid19 have been detected overnight in Scotland, according to Nicola Sturgeon. Jun 1, 2021 201
Kenmure Street protest in pictures: Glasgow residents rally to stop UK Border Agency allegedly trying to deport neighbours; Protesters and police have come face-to-face during today's bid to stop a UK Government immigration van detaining two people from a property in Glasgow. May 13, 2021 301
Michael Collins dead at 90: Apollo 11 astronaut who travelled to Moon with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin loses cancer fight; Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who orbited the Moon while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the surface, has died. Apr 28, 2021 593
BBQ toilet with built-in cooler: Man's hilarious invention causes a stink online; A Scot who attracted a huge amount of attention online with his new invention is feeling flushed with success. Apr 26, 2021 307
Scottish pubs: These were the joyous scenes as pubs in Scotland reopened today; These were the scenes as pubs reopened in Scotland at last. Apr 26, 2021 298
In Pictures: 10 best villages in Scotland for remote working; With remote working now an everyday reality for many of us, could we really work from anywhere? Apr 22, 2021 274
Wildfires warning: Extreme risk of incidents across Scotland, warns Scottish Fire and Rescue Service; A very high - extreme risk of wildfire is in place across various parts of Scotland until next week, according to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS). Apr 22, 2021 291
Extinction Rebellion Glasgow protest: Activists target Barclays bank; Activists have staged a protest outside a Glasgow bank branch, complaining about the "damage that Barclays' investments are having on the planet". Apr 22, 2021 318
Coronavirus restrictions easing: How plans to relax lockdown measures in Scotland and Wales differ; People in Scotland and Wales can look forward to returning social freedoms in the coming days after politicians announced plans for the further easing of lockdown measures. Apr 20, 2021 312
The 12 areas of Scotland with the highest numbers of positive Covid-19 tests between April 11 and 17; New data released by the Scottish Government today breaks down the number of positive covid-19 cases in each area of Scotland. Apr 20, 2021 249
Jura plane crash: Coastguard helicopter called to incident on Scottish island; A light aircraft has crashed on the isle of Jura, with emergency services attending the scene. Apr 20, 2021 205
Cameron House hotel fire deaths: No fatal accident inquiry after blaze at Loch Lomond resort; Scottish authorities will not hold a fatal accident inquiry into the deaths of two men in a fire at a luxury hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond. Apr 19, 2021 560
Coronavirus pandemic 'has aggravated food poverty' as emergency food aid sector ill-equipped to deal with surge; The covid-19 pandemic has aggravated food insecurity, according to new research released by a Scottish University today. Apr 8, 2021 505
Appeal after pigeon brutally shot through head with nail gun in Glasgow; The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a pigeon was found with a six-inch nail through its beak in Glasgow. Apr 7, 2021 151
Fundraising bid to get therapy for 'Smiling Warrior' Thea, aged 2, with brain damage; A fundraising bid has been launched to help get crucial therapy sessions in America for a two-year-old Scots girl with severe brain damage. Apr 7, 2021 561
The Gannet: Award-winning Glasgow chefs look to open Edinburgh restaurant; The award-winning chefs at a top Glasgow eatery have set their sights on the Capital to open a new restaurant, it has been reported. Mar 28, 2021 256
Scottish Olympic basketball hero Kieron Achara aims to run Stirling Marathon for SAMH; A Scottish Olympian basketball player is aiming to become the country's tallest marathon runner at 6ft 10in, as he looks to raise awareness of mental health among young people. Mar 26, 2021 542
Mystery over dead body of man found in Paisley hospital grounds; Police in Paisley are appealing for help identifying a man whose body was found in the grounds of the Royal Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday, 24 March. Mar 25, 2021 231
Nicola Sturgeon records story for kids in partnership with Dolly Parton foundation; First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has recorded a story for families with young children to launch a partnership between charities Children 1st and the Dollywood Foundation UK, in a bid to spark the love of reading for every child in Scotland. Mar 24, 2021 524
UK Government 'may intervene' to halt two Bills passed unanimously by Scottish Parliament; The Scottish Secretary has said he may have to intervene on two Bills passed by Holyrood in recent weeks. Mar 24, 2021 349
Two arrested over housebreakings in Fife, Edinburgh, and Glasgow; Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a series of housebreaking incidents across Scotland. Mar 19, 2021 160
Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Scotland to dock at Loch Long; The Royal Navy supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has returned to Scotland once more, as she docks at a munitions depot on the west coast. Mar 18, 2021 263
Bennylyn Burke: Two bodies found in Dundee in search for missing woman and toddler; Officers searching for the whereabouts of missing woman Bennylyn Burke, 25, and her two-year old daughter, Jellica, have today recovered two bodies. Mar 18, 2021 260
Police seize [pounds sterling]200,000 of suspected cocaine after searching car at Cromarty Bridge; Drugs with an estimated street value of [pounds sterling]200,000 have been recovered police after a car was stopped and searched. Mar 10, 2021 156
In pictures: 12 places in Scotland with the worst rated work/life balance - do you agree? A new study into what makes for the perfect work/life balance claims to show which areas of Scotland are worst to live in. Mar 10, 2021 346
In pictures: Top ten places in Scotland for work/life balance; A new study into what makes for the perfect work/life balance has uncovered which areas of Scotland are best to live in. Mar 9, 2021 228
Video: Church elder's comedy version of Wild Rover pokes fun at lockdown; An Aberdeenshire woman has written a comedy song about the COVID-19 lockdown, sung to the traditional folk tune, Wild Rover. Mar 9, 2021 367
Cat and dog food shortage: Why shops are running out of pet food; Sainsbury's have confirmed that they are currently dealing with a national shortage of cat and dog food - and they are not the only big chain with the problem. Mar 9, 2021 343
Scotland's weather: Warning as severe gales to hit north west Scotland and Western Isles; Residents in the western Highlands are braced for severe gales, which are set to cause disruption this week. Mar 8, 2021 152
The 12 areas of Scotland with the highest numbers of positive Covid-19 tests between February 27 and March 5; New data released by the Scottish Government today breaks down the number of positive covid-19 cases in each area of the country. Mar 8, 2021 254
Alex Salmond inquiry: Nicola Sturgeon's evidence 'turned into 'political theatre' by Conservatives, warns Patrick Harvie; The co-leader of the Scottish Green Party has accused the Conservatives of "opportunistic political theatre" after they called for a vote of no confidence in the First Minister before even hearing the evidence she gave to the inquiry into sexual harassment claims against Alex Salmond. Mar 4, 2021 516
The 12 areas of Scotland with the highest numbers of positive Covid-19 tests between February 21 and 27; New data released by the Scottish Government today breaks down the number of positive covid-19 cases in each area of the country. Mar 3, 2021 253
Ian St John dead at 82: Scotland and Liverpool legend mourned by football world; Former Liverpool and Scotland striker Ian St John has died at the age of 82. Obituary Mar 2, 2021 495
Obituary: Ian St John, Scotland and Liverpool footballer, 82; He may have been just 5ft 7ins tall but what Ian St John lacked in size he made up for in stature. Obituary Mar 2, 2021 490
Biker seriously injured in hospital after crash outside Glasgow car auction premises; Police in Glasgow are appealing for information after a serious road crash on Royston Road. Feb 23, 2021 171
Scotland's weather: Amber and yellow warnings as Scotland to be battered by heavy rain and winds; Scotland is set for two days of brutal weather, with buildings in some areas likely to be damaged by heavy rain and strong winds. Feb 22, 2021 249
Scottish Independence: Court appeal over Indyref 2 permission; A decision has been made on an appeal hearing over court action on whether Scotland can hold a second independence referendum without Westminster's consent. Feb 19, 2021 556
New plan to end homelessness by catching causes six months early; Ambitious new measures aimed at widening responsibility for homelessness prevention could stop people from losing their homes and make Scotland a world leader in ending homelessness, according to a new report from an independent group of experts. Feb 18, 2021 516
Brexit: Scottish hauliers had to hire extra staff due to lack of customs support, MSPs told; Brexit has caused hauliers to become "their own customs agents" due to shortages, MSPs have been told. Feb 18, 2021 549
Coronavirus: UK Government dismisses claims international travellers can use English loophole to reach Scotland; Downing Street has dismissed concerns that travellers from overseas can breach Scottish quarantine rules by landing at an English airport before flying to Scotland. Feb 16, 2021 405
Meghan Markle wins High Court privacy claim against Mail on Sunday; Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, has won her High Court privacy claim against the Mail On Sunday over the publication of a "personal and private" handwritten letter to her estranged father. Feb 11, 2021 427
Police hunt for knife man after bid to rob hire car driver in Kilmarnock; Police are hunting for a man who threatened a private hire car driver with a knife yesterday morning. Feb 11, 2021 341
Captain Sir Tom Moore's daughter thanks public for support after his death, aged 100; Captain Sir Tom Moore's daughter has thanked the public for their "incredible support" following his death at the age of 100. Feb 10, 2021 510
Amazon to launch recruitment drive for 1,000 UK apprenticeships; Online giant Amazon is to create more than 1,000 UK apprenticeships covering 25 different programmes ranging from IT, safety technician and software engineering to creative digital design. Feb 5, 2021 257
Coronavirus in Scotland: Drop in positivity rate 'very encouraging' as virus appears 'under control'; The coronavirus positivity rate in Scotland has dropped below to a level that the World Health Organisation would class as a pandemic "under control", according to Deputy First Minister John Swinney. Feb 5, 2021 267
Coronavirus in Scotland: Weather 'could cause problems for vaccinations'; The amber weather warning for snow and ice for parts of Scotland over the next two days could affect the rollout of the coronavirus vaccination programme, but the authorities are ready to respond to any issues, according to John Swinney. Feb 5, 2021 258
Kilmarnock incidents: Flowers left as heartbroken colleagues pay tribute; Friends, well-wishers, and colleagues have left flowers in tribute to the mother and daughter killed in last night's Kilmarnock incidents. Feb 5, 2021 272
Glasgow Rocks basketball team reveals sickening racist abuse suffered by players; A Scottish basketball team has spoken out, saying black players have suffered racist attacks, harassment, and vandalism. Feb 4, 2021 308
Joanna Cherry MP calls police over 'vicious threat' to her personal safety; SNP MP Joanna Cherry has contacted police over a "vicious threat" to her personal safety after she said she had been "sacked" from her party's front bench team at Westminster, as a reshuffle was announced. Feb 1, 2021 344
Pedestrian, 91, who was involved in two-car crash in Nairn dies; A 91-year-old pedestrian who was involved in a two-car crash in Nairn has died, police have confirmed. Jan 26, 2021 155
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'under pressure' to close UK borders; Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure from members of the cabinet to close the UK's borders to foreign visitors, it has been reported. Jan 22, 2021 255
Coronavirus in Scotland: [pounds sterling]500,000 for hot drinks and snacks for healthcare workers; Hard-pressed healthcare workers in Scotland are to receive a [pounds sterling]500,000 boost from the Scottish Government for hot drinks and snacks in order to help them rest and relax. Jan 22, 2021 248
Police fears for missing Charmain Ledsham (62) from Jedburgh, in 'out of character' disappearance; Police say they are concerned for the safety of a missing woman who was last seen yesterday evening, saying it is "completely out of character". Jan 21, 2021 155
Stagecoach to install new GreenRoad alert to stop buses from hitting bridges; Stagecoach are investing in the national roll-out of new bridge alert technology which aims to stop buses from striking bridges. Jan 15, 2021 550
Former Scotsman owner Sir David Barclay dies after short illness; Former joint-owner of the Scotsman, Sir David Barclay, has died after a short illness aged 86, it has been reported. Obituary Jan 13, 2021 187
Coronavirus in Scotland: Takeaway and click-and-collect services hit by new restrictions; Six new restrictions have been announced for Scotland, with takeaway and click-and-collect services among those affected. Jan 13, 2021 550
Human remains found in hunt for Tony Parsons missing since; Police searching for the body of a man missing since 2017 have found human remains close to the site he was last seen. Jan 13, 2021 353
Glasgow incident: Police seal off Tollcross Road after two men found injured; Two men have been taken to hospital and a street has been sealed off in Glasgow after an early morning incident today. Jan 12, 2021 151
Coronavirus in Scotland: Takeaways and click-and-collect could see more restrictions; Takeaways and click-and-collect services in Scotland could be subject to even more restrictions, according to an update by the First Minister today. Jan 12, 2021 274
Glasgow shooting: Three men in van targeted in attack; Three men in a van were targeted in Glasgow by a shooter, sparking a police appeal and an increased presence in the area. Jan 12, 2021 304
Coronavirus in Scotland: Jason Leitch says it could be another three weeks before lockdown impact known; It could be another three weeks in Scotland before the real impact of the Boxing Day restrictions is fully known, according to NHS Clinical Director Jason Leitch. Jan 9, 2021 551
Coronavirus in Scotland: Man arrested at anti-lockdown protest in Glasgow's George Square; A man has been arrested during an anti-lockdown protest held in Glasgow city centre today. Jan 9, 2021 264
Scotland's Weather: Warnings of rain, snow, and ice hit Scotland this weekend; Scotland is facing multiple warnings for ice, snow and rain over the course of this weekend. Jan 9, 2021 252
In Pictures: Trump supporters storm US Capitol building; This is the moment angry supporters of outgoing US President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol building to try and stop Joe Biden being declared the winner. Jan 6, 2021 489
Warning to stay off frozen Queens Park Pond after boy falls into freezing waters; Police are warning the public against stepping onto the frozen pond at a Glasgow beauty spot after a boy fell into the freezing water this afternoon. Jan 5, 2021 159
Brexit: Scottish patrol boat 'turns Irish boat away from Rockall' over fishing rights; A Scottish patrol boat has turned an Irish fishing vessel away from a disputed island in the Atlantic ocean in a row over post-Brexit fishing rights, according to reports. Jan 5, 2021 210
Christmas Day babies: Scotland's first festive arrivals; Parents in Scotland have another reason to celebrate this festive season as they welcome new additions to their families. Dec 25, 2020 168
Coronavirus in Scotland: NHS Borders cancels operations amid rise in covid19 cases; Routine planned operations have been cancelled until the end of January in the Borders amid a continuing rise in Covid cases. Dec 24, 2020 258
ScotRail video to show driver's view of scenic West Highland Line and Glenfinnan Viaduct; ScotRail is set to launch an online video which will show the drivers' view of some of Scotland's most breath-taking scenery. Excerpt Dec 22, 2020 256
Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon says people should stay at home from Boxing Day and guidance could become law; The Scottish Government could put into law guidance forbidding travel outside your immediate local area, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Dec 22, 2020 467
Mystery pilot uses plane to draw Christmas tree on flight radar map; A pilot has used a publicly-available flight map online to get into the festive spirit, using an aeroplane to draw a Christmas tree over the Highlands. Dec 22, 2020 154
Road accidents involving deer increase by 35 percent: Nearly 1800 accidents; Almost 1800 road accidents involving deer were officially recorded in Scotland in 2018 although tens of thousands more go unreported, according to a Government advisory group. Dec 22, 2020 510
Scotland's weather: Will festive snow deliver a white Christmas? Scotland may already have had a taste of snow earlier this month, but as we get closer to Christmas the Met Office is already looking ahead to the festive season to see if we'll have a white Christmas. Dec 13, 2020 254
Teenager dies in crash after car leaves road in South Ayrshire; A 19-year-old driver has died after his car left the road and crashed into a tree in South Ayrshire. Dec 13, 2020 164
Sex offender David Neill, jailed for abusing boys on Waverley Paddle Steamer, dies in prison; A man who earlier this year was jailed for seven years for sexually abusing three teenage boys on board a boat has died in prison. Dec 13, 2020 165
Scottish Government buying ferries from Ferguson Marine 'a catastrophic failure'; The procurement of two ferries from Ferguson Marine was "a catastrophic failure", a Holyrood committee has said. Dec 9, 2020 509
Scotland's Tier System: This is an updated list of which coronavirus tier your area is in; New restrictions for residents across Scotland have been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this afternoon. Dec 8, 2020 370
Alex Salmond inquiry: Nicola Sturgeon 'did not tell husband and SNP chief Peter Murrell about claims'; The SNP's chief executive said his wife Nicola Sturgeon did not tell him about sexual harassment allegations involving former first minister Alex Salmond. Dec 8, 2020 552
Three dead and two in hospital after car crash in Bothwell; Two men and a woman have died, and another two men are in hospital, following a road crash in Bothwell during the early hours of this morning. Dec 4, 2020 244
BiFab goes into administration after missing out on windfarm contract; Scottish renewables contractor BiFab, which has bases two bases in Fife and one on Lewis, has gone into administration. Dec 3, 2020 524
Scotland's Weather: Rain warning follows snow alert; Scotland is facing a new weather alert, after a warning for rain was issued by the Met Office. Dec 3, 2020 274
Video: Highland Wildlife Park welcomes new snow leopard Koshi; Highland Wildlife Park, near Aviemore, has welcomed a new addition, with the arrival of a new male snow leopard. Dec 2, 2020 258
ScotRail offers half-price travel for students at Christmas; ScotRail is to offer students half-price travel this festive season, right up to Christmas Eve. Dec 2, 2020 357
RNLI lifeboat searches North Sea for hours after accidental alert; A Scottish lifeboat spent hours searching for a person in distress after after an alert was accidentally triggered for a man overboard in the North Sea. Dec 2, 2020 248
Scotland's weather: Snow and ice warning issued for areas across the country; A snow and ice warning has been issued for a number of areas across Scotland, with forecasters saying roads and rail could be affected. Dec 1, 2020 183
Coronavirus in Scotland: Jason Leitch warns against carol singing; Jason Leitch has warned Scots against carol singing this Christmas, saying that door-to-door singers would worry him. Nov 30, 2020 163
Sheku Bayoh: Inquiry into man's death in police custody to start next week; A long-awaited public inquiry into the death of a Fife man in police custody is set to start next week, it has been announced. Nov 26, 2020 263
Police warn public not to approach missing man Stephen Dunn; Police are hunting for a missing man, warning the public not to approach him. Nov 25, 2020 162
Diego Maradona dies aged 60: Argentinian FA announces passing of footballing legend; Diego Maradona, football legend and larger-than-life figure, has died aged 60. Obituary Nov 25, 2020 352
Nicola Sturgeon on Spitting Image: Good humoured parody or dangerous stereotype? Nicola Sturgeon's puppet has made its debut on the rebooted comedy show Spitting Image, in a sketch that has left some watchers deeply divided. Nov 24, 2020 265
Boy robbed in attack by five teenagers in East Kilbride; A 16-year-old boy was injured in an attack by a group of five youths on a residential street, during which his rucksack was stolen. Nov 22, 2020 352
Masked gang ransack Lanarkshire house in 'targeted attack'; Three masked men forced their way into a house and threatened two women before escaping with a sum of cash, in what police believe may have been a targeted attack. Nov 22, 2020 155
Scottish Independence: Michael Gove says generation must pass before another referendum; Michael Gove has insisted a generation must pass before a second Scottish independence referendum can be considered. Nov 12, 2020 285
Coronavirus in Scotland: Numbers 'not dropping fast enough to allow Christmas meetings'; Better progress needs to be made in tackling Covid19 if people are to meet friends and family over Christmas, a public health expert has said. Nov 12, 2020 387
BBC show to lift lid on Scottish Highlands' slavery legacy; Slavery's legacy in the Scottish Highlands and Islands is to be examined this week in a special programme on BBC Alba. Nov 11, 2020 364
Here are all the SNP candidates for the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections; The SNP has this evening confirmed 70 of its 73 constituency candidates for the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May 2021. Nov 6, 2020 523
Firefighters and police attacked with fireworks in Bonfire Night; Police are investigating after a number of attacks on officers and firefighters, with fireworks thrown at emergency services personel on Bonfire Night. Nov 6, 2020 380
Corrie McKeague: Mum's hope for answers as inquest granted; The mother of missing Fife airman Corrie McKeague has said she is hopeful of getting answers as the family's request for an inquest to be held was granted. Nov 5, 2020 341

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