SCOTLAND'S senior police officers have called for the scrapping of around half the country's 32 councils in an attempt to save money.
An eight-year-old boy has died following a crash between his bike and a mobile crane.
SCOTCH whisky Johnnie Walker has been named the world's leading alcoholic drink in a yearly league table.
GROUPS offering support to young people and families will share £10million announced by the Scottish Government.
OLYMPIC gold heroine Katherine Grainger is to be the official starter and umpire for the 136th Glasgow-Edinburgh University Boat Race.
Scotland's first charity-funded air ambulance helicopter will take off today.
A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being rescued from a river bank.
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ROCK band Placebo will bring their latest album on tour to Glasgow.
THE BBC has promised £5million for extended coverage of next year's independence referendum.
A FRESH round of court closures is being lined up beyond those already planned, said the chief executive of the Scottish Court Service.
ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners are urging fish farm operators to sign up to a new sustainable seafood scheme.
POLICE are warning parents not to buy alcohol for their underage children after an increase in drunken incidents involving young girls.
A driver was killed after his van crashed into a wall.
THE University of Glasgow's nursing school has marked its 30th year with a host of successes and awards.
FOOTBALL boss Paul Sheerin is facing court after he was allegedly caught drink driving.
LESSONS can be learned from the Arab Spring and Scotland's own constitutional journey, Glasgow MSP Humza Yousaf told an audience in Qatar.
ALMOST 950 offences, including a biker speeding at 126mph, were detected in a three-day road safety crackdown.
A CABBIE who has beaten cancer twice is leading the drive for volunteers at the Race for Life in Glasgow.
One-eyed police killer Dale Cregan today admitted the murders of a father and son.
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