Scottish News

Man who died in city centre ‘murder’ named

Image caption Brian Fox was found injured in the Nethergate area and died later in hospital A 62-year-old man who died following an altercation in Dundee city centre on New Year’s Day has been named….


New status awarded to Culloden Battlefield centre

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 273rd anniversary of the Battle of Culloden will be marked in April The National Trust for Scotland has secured museum accreditation status for its Culloden Battlefield centre. The…


Your pictures: 28 Dec – 4 Jan

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 28 December – 4 January. Send your photos to scotlandpictures@bbc.co.uk or via Instagram at #bbcscotlandpics. Image copyright Curtis Welsh Image caption Curtish Welsh said this…



Rescuers search Loch Eriboll for ‘distressed whale’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSperm whale trapped in Loch Eriboll in Highlands A search is being made of a Highlands loch for a sperm whale that was spotted in difficulty on…



Concern over ambulance response times in rural areas

Concerns have been raised about ambulance response times in rural areas of north east Scotland. Scottish Ambulance Service figures show the average time taken to attend a 999 call in Turriff between January and October…


Scottish Gossip: Defoe, Rangers, Celtic, Hibs, Aberdeen, Strachan, Brown

FOOTBALL GOSSIP Former Celtic hero Peter Grant says Jermain Defoe could be the signing that clinches the title for Rangers (The Sun). Don Hutchison also believes Rangers can win the Premiership this season under Steven…



Scottish nurse weighs in with new invention

Image caption Gillian Taylor (second from right) invented the device out of frustration The Scottish nurse who invented a revolutionary weighing scale to help hospital patients get life-saving drugs quicker has said it was born…


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