More than 360 people have made complaints of physical and sexual abuse against people at orphanages run by three voluntary organisations in Scotland, police have said.
The third phase of hearings in the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI) is to open with an investigation of residential childcare establishments run by large-scale care providers.
A Dundee BMX champion whose life story is being made into a film starring music star Ludacris has helped launch an adoption appeal.
Fife singer KT Tunstall has shared a special family photo in support of an appeal by Barnardo's for more adopters.
A family support service which helps children with potential behavioural issues before they become "overwhelming" is to close after losing its funding.
The rich have got richer in Scotland while more working households have descended into poverty, according to official figures.
Nurseries in Dundee and Angus are being encouraged once again to help raise funds for children’s charity Barnardo’s.