The Scottish Government’s 2021 ban on landfill waste is off target and will rely on exporting rubbish elsewhere, according to an official report.
A dog walker ended up in hospital after a man sprayed a substance in her face during a “frightening” attack.
ScotRail has given assurances its staff training programme will be completed as scheduled, with passengers complaining about further cancellations of services.
Criminals undertaking community payback orders (CPOs) in the Scottish Borders have good relationships with staff but there are doubts about any benefits from the punishment, inspections have found.
Up to 70 firefighters are tackling a large blaze that broke out near a wind farm on Easter Monday.
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed on to the roof of the Clutha pub was a “stickler for procedure”, a former colleague has said.
An environmental watchdog is monitoring air quality at a chemical plant as unplanned flaring continues.
Nicola Sturgeon will make a “detailed and substantive” speech on Wednesday about plans for Scottish independence, her spokesman has confirmed.
A man has been arrested in connection with the death of T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh.
It was not reasonable or necessary for officers to Taser a man outside a pub in Stirlingshire last year, a police watchdog has concluded.