Scotland's death rate will exceed its birth rate unless more people migrate to the country, the Scottish Government has said.
Tayside and Fife could bask in the heatwave due to hit the UK later this week, according to an updated forecast.
Northern Ireland football team manager Michael O'Neill has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.
The Chancellor's Autumn Statement exposed the reality of the "Brexit con", the First Minister has said.
A 41-year-old man has been charged in connection with a serious assault in Moray.
Pupils will remember a classmate who was stabbed at a special assembly to mark the first anniversary of his death.
Air pollution, unpure water and vitamin D deficiency are all included in a shortlist of environmental risk factors for dementia.
Campaigners are calling for a further extension to the Borders Railway on the first anniversary of its successful reopening.
Scotland's First Minister has accused the UK Government of "playing games" over Trident as MPs prepare to vote on the renewal of the nuclear deterrent.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has insisted there is "no mood" in Scotland for a second independence referendum as Theresa May prepares to meet First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh.