A major military operation has been launched to rescue a Scottish oil worker who was kidnapped by gunmen in the restive, oil-rich Niger Delta region.
Lewis Capaldi will play at the north-east’s new multi-million-pound events arena next year.
A fisherman has relived the “once in a lifetime” moment a pod of 20 killer whales surrounded his small boat off the north-east coast.
Women working offshore are being forced to dispose of tampons in plastic tubs due to a lack of bins provided by North Sea vessel firms.
Temperatures are expected to soar across Scotland this week, with some parts of the country reaching highs of 23C.
Scottish music sensation Gerry Cinnamon today announced he will play P&J Live this autumn.
More than 3,000 people took part in the New York Tartan Day Parade, led by Sir Billy Connolly, on Saturday.
Sir Andy Murray has collected his knighthood at Buckingham Palace, more than two years after he was awarded the honour.
A 39ft-long Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton which weighs the same as four Mini Cooper cars is being pieced together in Glasgow after arriving for the latest stop of its European tour.
Weight loss organisation Scottish Slimmers, which operates in 140 locations around the country, has gone into liquidation.