UK News • Scotland

Main headlines:
Obesity will kill more women than smoking in 25 years

Obesity will overtake smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer

'My life was ruined by a blood transfusion'

Gill Fyffe was one of thousands of people infected with hepatitis C or HIV three decades ago.

Calls to speed up climate change action in agriculture

A report claims the closure of power stations to meet emissions targets is hiding a lack of progress in other areas.

Body of man, 39, found in Glasgow street

Police are investigation the unexplained death of a 39-year-old man whose body was discovered just before 09:00.

Labour to block new Scottish independence vote

Richard Leonard tells the BBC that the 2014 referendum "settled the will of the people of Scotland".

The tea tycoon who was 'the world's best loser'

The extraordinary life of Sir Thomas Lipton: rags-to-riches tycoon, self-publicist, philanthropist and sportsman.

V&A Dundee welcomes 27,000 in first week

The new attraction saw people flock to make themselves at home in the city's "living room".

Two-car crash closes major road near Forres

An air ambulance is called to the A96 near Forres as police confirm there are injuries in a collision.

Twelve evacuated in Auchterarder overnight fire

Firefighters move residents as they tackle a fire in a domestic garage in the town of Auchterarder.

Herald and Evening Times owners report £7m pre-tax loss

The Newsquest group has been going through a period of cost-cutting and restructuring.

Arnold Clark profits drop to £107m but used car sales rise

Scotland's largest dealer is hit by a drop in new car sales but sees growth in used vehicles and expansion into Yorkshire.

Man 'stable' after Rutherglen serious assault

The 36-year-old is being treated at Hairmyres Hospital after he was attacked early on Sunday.

Man arrested after wilful Aberdeen fire-raising incidents

An 18-year-old will appear in court on Tuesday in relation to several fires at The Gramps.

Atlantic rower in hand-built boat rescued off Land's End

Duncan Hutchison, from the Highlands, had been rowing across the Atlantic for more than three months.

Anti-nuclear campaigners stage peace walk at Faslane

Demonstrators walked from the nearby peace camp to HMNB Clyde, home of the UK's nuclear deterrent.

Slo-mo footage helps gun crime investigations

The devastating effects of firearms on model skulls are being captured in super slow motion to help investigate gun crime.

Firefighters work to save Glasgow Golf Club

Firefighters work to save historic Glasgow Golf Club in Bearsden.

Andy Murray promotes The Daily Mile

Andy Murray promotes The Daily Mile in the first of four short films.

Jeremy Corbyn won't rule out indyref2 consent

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to rule out allowing a second Scottish independence referendum to be held if he becomes prime minister.

Sturgeon's worry about 'blind Brexit'

Nicola Sturgeon says she is increasingly worried about a "blind Brexit".

Game of Thrones embroidery unveiled in Glasgow

A team of volunteer embroiderers have produced a piece dedicated to the TV show Game of Thrones.

Liner breaks free as Storm Ali hits Scotland

Tugs come to the aid of a cruise liner off Greenock as Storm Ali causes problems across Scotland.

First minister reveals favourite book at Wigtown festival

Nicola Sturgeon says Sunset Song is her favourite novel but she used to love Enid Blyton books as a child.

Hidden church treasures reveal forgotten Glasgow war heroine

A basement clear-out at a Glasgow church led to the discovery of a forgotten hero who died in the line of duty.

Your pictures: 7-14 Sept

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 7 - 14 September.

Send us your pictures

All you need to know about sending in photographs for our weekly gallery.

Your pictures: 31 Aug- 7 Sept

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 31 August and 7 September.

Your pictures: 24 - 31 Aug

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 and 31 August.

Your pictures: 17-24 Aug

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 17 and 24 August

Champions League of Darts: Gary Anderson beats Peter Wright in final

Gary Anderson beats Peter Wright in an all-Scottish final to win the Champions League of Darts for the first time.

Brendan Rodgers: Celtic fans 'should be alarmed' by slow start to season

Celtic fans should be "alarmed" by the side's slow start to the Premiership season, says manager Brendan Rodgers.

Kilmarnock 2-1 Celtic: Findlay header earns Killie dramatic win over champions

Stuart Findlay's stoppage-time header for Kilmarnock consigns Celtic to their worst start to a league campaign for 20 years.

Rangers 5-1: St Johnstone: Steven Gerrard's side go second after rout

Dominant Rangers cruise to a 5-1 victory over St Johnstone and move up to second place in the Scottish Premiership.

Dealing with defeat

Government defeats are a fact of life at Holyrood. So how significant are they really?

Chill out

It all began as a joke but now Mark Hodgson can't even pop to the shops without having to discuss chillies.

Your pictures

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 14 - 21 September.

Testing the law

Can councils refuse to carry out standardised assessments in Primary 1?

Second city

Can it be true that the one-time Second City of the Empire will soon become the second city of Scotland?

Sending Data...