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A 90-year-old retired forensic pathologist gives evidence in the trial of a man accused of murdering two teenage girls 37 years ago.
The number of children in Scotland living in poverty has risen over the last year but remains lower than in many parts of the UK, a report says.
Strong winds and rain are expected in many parts of UK on Tuesday as the remains of Hurricane Gonzalo hit, forecasters warn.
A Scottish woman who was caught with £1.5m of cocaine in Peru is to feature in adverts warning about the dangers of drug smuggling.
Starting pay for new recruits has been rising strongly, according to the latest data on Scotland's labour market.
Two men were left with serious injuries after an unprovoked attack by a group of seven men, some wearing fancy dress, in Glasgow early on Sunday.
Some pensioners are paying large proportions of their weekly state pension for transport to and from hospital appointments.
A 74-year-old woman is in a critical condition after being hit by a car at traffic lights in Edinburgh.
A coastguard tug is sent to the aid of a cargo ship that has broken down in the Pentland Firth.
A fast-growing Edinburgh centre to help technology companies grow is to start working with college students on their business ideas.
Police investigating a robbery at a betting shop in Balloan Park in the Hilton area of Inverness arrest a 25-year-old man.
A new marketing campaign aims to attract thousands of golf tourists to Perthshire in the wake of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Accommodation for nearly 200 students in Aberdeen is to be created in a bid to alleviate shortages.
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