Scotland's exams body admits this year's new Higher Maths exam was "too hard" but says grading was adjusted.
Bin lorry driver Harry Clarke told his doctor he fainted in a canteen and not at the wheel of a bus four years before the George Square crash, an inquiry is told.
A man who murdered his brother-in-law with a sledgehammer and axe is jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.
Claims police covered up sex allegations against Ted Heath and the last pictures taken of Cilla Black feature on Scotland's front pages.
Pupils need answers over the Higher maths exam
Pictures from Mumford & Sons festival in the Highlands
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 and 31 July.
Images from the annual events in Langholm and Lauder
A look at the pet industry, which has grown into a £5bn a year business.
The RBS bailout was intended to save it, not turn a profit. But is this the right time to start the sale of the Government's stake? And is there any plan to protect this beleaguered national asset?
Business/economy editor, Scotland
Scottish Premiership side Hearts reject two bids from Ipswich Town for their young defender Jordan McGhee.
History of climbing Everest
What book should you take on holiday?