Mourners have described Liam Colgan, who vanished on a stag weekend in Hamburg, as a "force of nature, a party in a full or empty room".
An MSP wants to change the law to make it a requirement for people to have a "responsible and informed approach" to owning a dog.
Animal inspectors have seized 27 puppies being smuggled into Scotland from Ireland.
Demonstrators calling for the public to be given a vote on the final Brexit deal will be out in Scotland’s capital.
A former Catalan minister facing extradition to Spain has handed herself in for arrest at a Scottish police station.
Police searching for a former Perth College student who went missing in Germany say they "hope to find him alive" but have had no success with inquiries so far.
Scots have been told to "avoid" travelling on Friday evening as winter weather grips the country.
The UK has been warned to prepare for what could be the coldest night of the year, with Tayside and Fife forecast to be hit by snow on Friday.
An extra 500 officers are to be be trained to use Tasers, Police Scotland has announced.
Police have charged 16 men over football-related disorder in Edinburgh after a game involving St Johnstone.