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Pavilion Theatre saved after 'inferno' in Glasgow nightclub block

A fire chief has described entering the blaze in Victoria's nightclub as "facing a blowtorch".

Accuser describes Labour councillor racism claims

The man tells BBC Scotland that Labour councillor Jim Dempster carried out sustained racial abuse against him 30 years ago.

Firm 'made 200 million nuisance calls'

The company in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, is raided as part of an Information Commissioner investigation.

Man given life sentence for rapes at school for blind

The judge who imposed the order for lifelong restriction on David Penman described him as "evil and dangerous".

AAIB report released on S92 that span out of control

The problem led to the machine spinning out of control on the landing deck of a North Sea platform.

Denmark PM: fishing access 'high priority' in Brexit talks

Denmark's prime minister tells BBC Scotland he will make access to North Sea fishing grounds a "high priority" in Brexit talks.

Cardinal Keith O'Brien to be buried alongside parents

The funeral will take place in Newcastle and he will be laid to rest in Edinburgh.

Poverty and inequality on the rise in Scotland

Official figures reveal that one million Scots were in relative poverty after paying their housing costs.

Fisherman cleared of cross border drugs conspiracy

Craig Nicol, 34, from Peterhead, was formally acquitted due to "insufficient evidence".

Motorcyclist dies after A7 crash near Galashiels

The 55-year-old from Edinburgh suffered fatal injuries in the accident in the Scottish Borders.

Aberdeen bypass delay 'until autumn' confirmed

The Scottish government says the expected opening date has slipped until "late autumn".

New police appeal over missing St Andrews student

More than 30 officers spoke to community members one week after the last sighting of teenager Duncan Sim.

Significant fire in Glasgow city centre

Emergency services are dealing with a significant fire in Glasgow city centre.

'I live in the clothes I've got'

Alexander Cadona speaks to the BBC about how poverty has affected his life.

The toxic world of social media abuse

Scotland's top female politicians speak out about the scale of threats and social media abuse they face.

Meet the first polar bear cub to be born in the UK in 25 years

The cub was born at the Highland Wildlife Park, near Kincraig, in December.

Scottish pupils getting virtual learning

All schools in one part of Scotland are getting headsets to boost virtual reality learning.

Protest against pollution in Glasgow

Critics of Glasgow's planned "low emissions zone" have called the plan unambitious.

Can you name the Scottish mountains in Brian Cox image?

The physicist says the photo that has led to a challenge among hillwalkers, was a happy accident.

Osprey EJ returns to reserve for 15th breeding season

The female osprey raises her young in a nest in an RSPB Scotland nature reserve in the Cairngorms.

The papers: Ban for Scotland's 'secret tax havens'

Scotland’s "secret tax havens" being targeted in a crackdown on Russian dirty money features on Scotland's front pages.

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Scotland: Alex McLeish wants younger players to bring 'swagger'

Manager Alex McLeish wants to see his youthful squad play with confidence as he begins his second stint in charge of Scotland.

Scotland v Costa Rica: Remember what happened at Italia '90?

Scotland play Costa Rica on Friday at Hampden. Remember what happened when they met at Italia '90?

Motherwell: Cedric Kipre red card against Celtic is downgraded to yellow

Motherwell defender Cedric Kipre wins his appeal against the red card he received against Celtic on Sunday.

Scotland v Costa Rica

Blackburn defender Charlie Mulgrew will captain Scotland in Friday's friendly with Costa Rica at Hampden Park.

The Greatest?

The world champion was booed by Scottish boxing fans when he appeared at Paisley ice rink.

'Scottish-style solution'

The former presiding officer of the Catalan parliament says Scotland holds the key to the region's political crisis.

On a roll

Film producer Duncan Jones has recreated a comfort food from his childhood in north east Scotland.

Addicted to energy drinks

Emma Forrest gets up five times a night to satisfy her cravings and stockpiles cans of the drinks.

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A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 9 and 16 March.

Scotland's brilliant buildings

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland announces a 25-strong shortlist of buildings for its 2018 awards.

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