Bass Island enjoys special EU protections which have helped the gannet population to thrive, but the water around it does not - that may be about to change
The number of murder and manslaughter cases in Scotland now stands at a record low
Alistair Carmichael could face a by-election under rules governed by the Representation of the People Act
Murray argues that poverty, education and the state of the country’s public services were 'much, much, much bigger issues'
The victim is being treated in hospital
RSE paper says move could damage Scotland's ability to attract the best scientists and stunt growth of businesses
Angry residents of the Glenrothes area of Fife complain that they were being punished for the sins of the supermarkets
He looked down and out – but the former First Minister has been on a roll
Report says working-class students in England are 'resigned to debt'
MSPs to be told of possible consequences of making universities public bodies
Delegation says large predators can cause serious consequences for farmers
Study says the move has had a 'significant impact on investor confidence'
Reopening a Scottish railway line was the final leg of a much longer journey
16 out of 27 colleges accept tiny proportion of students from deprived areas
Steven Naismith will be the key man for Scotland
Scotland 23 Wales 26: hosts left despondent as Wales pip them to victory