Two trains carrying ballast collide during engineering work on the line near Cumnock in Ayrshire.
The control room for the Dounreay Fast Reactor (DFR) has been placed into the care of two museums.
Lachlan Simpson, a chef from Embo, near Dornoch, has not been seen since the early hours of last Sunday.
A group of travelling people move from the Inverness Caledonian Thistle car park after the club went to court.
Thousands of people are heading for the Highlands for the start of the World Orienteering Championships.
Plans for a 31-turbine wind farm near one of Scotland's most picturesque mountain ranges have been refused.
A police dive team joins the search for a man who went missing after the Dornoch Show last weekend.
The Ice Factor in Kinlochleven, which claims to be the biggest indoor ice climbing arena in the world, has shut its doors after a fire in a sauna.
The Scottish government pledges to do what it can to help exporters who face losing out as a result of disruption at the Channel Tunnel in Calais.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to confirm a commitment to hand more powers to island communities on a visit to Stornoway.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 24 and 31 July.
Keeping track of Britain's most threatened duck
Inverness defender Gary Warren suffers 'a break', while Motherwell's Ian Baraclough reacts to his side's 1-0 win.
Wes Fletcher scores on his Motherwell debut to secure a deserved victory over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
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