Scotland News:

Scotland's papers: Grave 'blunder' claim
… that plans to redraw the political map of Scotland are dropped . Also on the boundary…


Number of winter deaths on increase in Scotland
…The number of deaths during winter increased last year in Scotland, according… to the latest figures. The National Records of Scotland said 20,930 deaths were registered… Tim Ellis said: "There are always more deaths in the winter in Scotland than…


Scotland weather: Clear-up under way after Ophelia wind
…A clear-up is under way in parts of Scotland after the remnants of Hurricane… had been issued for much of southern, central and eastern Scotland after wind… widespread disruption. It arrived on the west coast of Scotland on Monday afternoon. BBC…


Amber alert as Ophelia storm reaches Scotland
…Winds gusting at more than 70mph and heavy rain have hit parts of Scotland… of southern and central Scotland. A further alert of strong winds is in place for many… recorded in south-west Scotland. Hurricane Ophelia - latest updates Police Scotland


Scotland: Dog rescued at sea
…A coastguard team rescued a stranded dog off the coast of Scotland on Sunday.…


Setting boundaries: Drawing up Scotland's new electoral map
…The latest set of proposals for Scotland's new electoral map have gone out… to the current plans, and what might they mean for Scotland's MPs? What's the big idea? Under… to the Boundary Commission for Scotland. This group is headed up by Lord Matthews, a High…


Scotland's papers: Concern over 'firetrap' schools
Scotland's Sunday papers feature a mixed bag of stories on their front pages…. The Sunday Post leads with "Scotland's firetrap schools", reporting that hundreds… of problems have been uncovered in schools around Scotland after secret safety inspections…


Keep Scotland Beautiful highlights 'dirty communities'
… by Keep Scotland Beautiful found the most deprived neighbourhoods had been worst hit… from more than 14,000 surveys of council areas across Scotland. It suggested… that the gap in standards between Scotland's most deprived and most affluent areas…


Tougher driving laws backed by Scotland Office minister
…A Scotland Office minister has said tougher sentences for drivers who cause… and careless driving remains a real problem in Scotland. Over the past five years alone…


Your pictures of Scotland: 7 October - 13 October
…A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 7 October and 13…