It was not reasonable or necessary for officers to Taser a man outside a pub in Stirlingshire last year, a police watchdog has concluded.
A Dunkeld man has returned from Nepal where his team overcame a near-fatal accident to make a documentary about the Sherpa people.
Firefighters have worked through the night tackling a large wildfire near a wind farm in Moray.
The Scottish Government must provide greater clarity over the purpose of standardised assessments in schools, MSPs have indicated.
State schools in Scotland are cutting the number of exams pupils are allowed to sit, creating a “real danger” of an attainment gap with private schools, a study showed.
The Open University (OU) is marking 50 years since it was established, having welcomed more than 200,000 students from Scotland.
MSPs will debate calls for reform of Universal Credit to halt a predicted increase in in-work poverty.
Firefighters are tackling a large wildfire near a wind farm in Moray.
Scotland sweltered on the hottest Easter Monday since records began with the highest temperature recorded in the Highland village of Kinlochewe.
Scotland has enjoyed its warmest Easter Monday on record.