‘No crime’ after Elgin park assault investigation

Officers had appealed for witnesses after reports of an incident involving a 28-year-old woman in Elgin.

Writers use open letter to call for increase in arts funding

Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Jackie Kay are among those who put their name to the open letter.

Toddler death hit family like an ‘earthquake’

Sadia Ahmed is accused of murdering 14-month old daughter Inaya in Glasgow in April last year.

Farmland sales suffer over subsidy doubts

Farmland sales are continuing to suffer as a result of uncertainty about the future of subsidies, according to surveyors.

Brexit talks: Conservative MEP says Scots government should be present

Ian Duncan believes the devolved nations should have a voice as Brexit details are being hammered out.

Floating turbines project approved by Scottish government

A plan to install two floating wind turbines off the north Caithness coast has been approved by the Scottish government.

Taxi driver’s hand cut and during Edinburgh robbery

A taxi driver is threatened with a knife and has his hand cut during a robbery in Edinburgh.

Plea to ban mountain hare culling in Scotland

Campaigners say at least half of all mountain hares in Scotland are either killed for sport or in a cull.

Newlyweds struck by gift left at Skye’s Fairy Pools

A couple's honeymoon on Skye gets a special twist after a passer-by spots "just married" written on their car.

Driver dies after school bus crash in Aberdeenshire

Several children escaped with minor injuries after a school bus crashed on the outskirts of Aberdeen.

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