A little-known Japanese garden at the foot of the Ochils has won a grant of nearly £230,000 for the reinstatement of its ceremonial tea house.
There may be early falls of the real stuff on the hills, but Scotland’s top winter sports centre will today switch on a machine to make its first artificial snow of the season.
A Scottish Ambulance Service boss who falsified an exemption certificate to avoid a speeding fine has been fined £2,000.
Scottish motorists were yesterday warned of an increased risk of “catastrophic” collisions with sexually-excited deer.
A nurse who failed to report allegations a vulnerable three-year-old girl was being sexually abused has been struck off.
One of Scotland’s most senior sheriffs has called for a “Walmart approach” to stop the country’s leading prosecutors getting out of touch with real life in the criminal courts.
Roadkill spotters are wanted to help place warning signs in the right places.
A man who preferred Ibiza to appearing in court on a rape charge has been cleared of the sexual assault but jailed for his failure to be at court.
A wasp which has never been seen in Scotland before has made its home at Loch Lomond.
A pharmacy dispenser who moaned and grinded against workbenches, and simulated oral sex with an ice lolly in the chemist where he worked, was given a chance to take part in a group work programme for sex offenders – or be jailed.