The Glasgow Film Festival gets under way later, bringing audiences more than 180 movies from around the world during its 12-day run.
A teenager from California has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling in a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico.
Students who survived the Florida school shooting began a journey to the state Capitol to urge politicians to prevent another massacre.
Serena Williams has told how she almost died after giving birth to her daughter Olympia.
US vice president Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un’s government cancelled at the last minute, the Trump administration has said.
Opposition politicians have called on the Scottish Government to take action to safeguard the future of a children’s hospital ward.
More than £7 million has been stolen from Scottish businesses and individuals through cyber crime in less than a year.
Management consultants in the NHS may actually be leading to inefficiencies, a new study has found.
Three quarters of NHS nurses believe that winter pressures on the NHS have hampered their ability to care for dying patients.
A project to take 600 people out of homelessness by offering them a secure home is being launched by a social enterprise.
The amount of renewable power produced in 2017 could have powered Britain for the whole of 1958, a report shows.
The Science and Technology Committee is to hold an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people’s health and well-being, it has been announced.
Most teenagers believe work experience should be compulsory in schools and colleges, according to a new study.
Prosecutors have made significant progress in dealing with child sex abuse cases but there is room for improvement, inspectors have said.
The Scottish budget will protect “vital public services” in the coming year, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay insisted, despite claims that his spending plans will leave councils £386 million short.
The Government has announced £90 million of funding to help food and agri-businesses embrace technology and innovation.
MPs have refused to sign-off the appointment of a Conservative peer chosen by the Government to become the new Charity Commission boss.
Mental health trusts have less money in real terms than they did in 2012, leading psychiatrists have said.
Immigration rules that break up families will be reformed under a Labour government, Diane Abbott will announce.
Jupp Heynckes admitted Bayern Munich’s 5-0 Champions League rout of Besiktas was given a helping hand by Domagoj Vida’s early dismissal.