Prince Philip will join the Queen to open the Queensferry Crossing, having retired from solo duties.
A Czech man says he has no memory of the attack in which he stabbed his Scottish girlfriend in Lapland.
The Malaysian man has been jailed after being stopped by Border Force officers at Edinburgh Airport after travelling from Madrid.
Two officers were treated after inhaling second-hand smoke from the drug in a West Lothian prison.
Roles being advertised include pilots, cabin crew and ground operation staff, Jet2.com says.
Police ask the public to be on the lookout for anyone trying to offload medals or jewellery.
Police said a 19-year-old woman was subjected to a serious attack after getting into a vehicle, thinking it was a taxi.
Police say the 17-year-old managed to flee after the man assaulted her in Livingston.
Scientists in Edinburgh discover how the birds adapt to sudden changes in wind speed and direction.
Police say Fiona McMaster, who has been missing since 8 August, was seen with a man in Glasgow.
The residents were evacuated after the blaze broke out at Forth Bay Nursing Home in Fife on Monday.
Police confirm a man has come forward to claim the ornate urn which is full of ashes.
Chelsea escaped the cooking pot due to a genetic abnormality that causes the bright blue colour.
The one-liner by comic Ken Cheng wins the tenth annual award for Dave's Funniest Joke Of The Fringe.
Adam Johnston, 56, died in hospital following the crash on the A82 in the Highlands on Sunday.
The men were arrested in connection with a robbery at a petrol station in Winchburgh in July.
Hearts will not make an announcement on the permanent successor to Ian Cathro until next week, leaving Jon Daly in interim charge.
Billy Davies spoke to Hearts about their head coach vacancy but does not believe the club want to implement his ideas.
Hibernian put five goals past Swansea City in their opening Women's Champions League Group 2 match in Romania.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 11 and 18 August.
The Costa Rican reptile was spotted by a man once he got home.
The area, which spans the northern states of Amapa and Para, is thought to be rich in gold.
The US president's conciliatory message contrasts sharply with his raucous rally the night before.
A Spanish van carrying gas canisters is found, after the concert is called off following an alert.
The powerful storm caused widespread flooding and destruction in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.
The sacked prosecutor who fled Venezuela says she has evidence of the president's alleged corruption.
Extracts from the former presidential candidate's new book says Donald Trump made her skin crawl.
Famed for its pristine beaches, the Mediterranean island hits back at tourists pinching its sand.
The country is seeing a surge in refugee claims as migrants cross the border from the US.
The mayor says the swastikas are part of local history, as the anchor was found by divers.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos, the world's second-longest serving president, is stepping down.
Police match Kim Wall's DNA, 13 days after she disappeared on a submarine with a Danish inventor.
The 14-year-old was summoned for questioning in Mecca over a video of him dancing in the street.
Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had told Donald Trump "back up, you creep" during their debate.
Gun crime is becoming increasingly common in Rio de Janeiro due to organised crime.
Campaigners in Poland are worried about the future of one of Europe's last primeval forests, as the Polish government defies an EU order to stop logging there.
Authorities had accused the 14-year-old boy of "improper public behaviour" after a viral video hit.
The well-preserved find is believed to be from the floor of a hostel for the city's religious pilgrims.
Protesters in Russia believe the charges against director Kirill Serebrennikov are political.
No food and intermittent electricity - a BBC team sees what medics are up against in a rebel-held city.
Ms Clinton spoke up after a news site criticised President Trump's 11-year-old son's dress sense.
The commentator is pulled from a Charlottesville game as he shares a name with a Confederate general.
The Polish Catholic Church backs a ban on shopping on Sundays.
Promises of skate parks as 16- and 17-year-olds take part in forthcoming poll.
Two Russian men sell an apartment, car and a garage in an attempt to reconstruct a suspension bridge in Russia's Far East.
Cambodia's free press fears silencing as leader Hun Sen is emboldened by US President Donald Trump.
Laal Batti Express explores how the daughters of Mumbai's red light district found power in forgiveness.
Choi Sangkyun has one of the largest collections of North Korean propaganda art in the world.
The Italian island has found a range of innovative and sustainable ways of re-using citrus rinds.
A year after hosting the Olympics, Rio is battling a wave of violence amid financial constraints.
Indian cricketers are among those disgusted by the girl's treatment, reports the BBC's Geeta Pandey.
The fate of former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, on trial for corruption, will shape Thailand's future.
Shaun Davidson tunnelled out of a Bali prison in June and remains on the run, taunting police.
Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life.
Alliston was riding a fixed gear bike with no front brakes when he hit Kim Briggs as she crossed the road.
Students and schools have struggled to grapple with it and there are fears that it’s even less understood outside the education system, particularly by employers.
Here's why we love Radio 4's iconic weather report, for the seas around the British Isles.
Who will win soccer's battle of the signing videos?
Prince William has been speaking in a new BBC documentary about the death of his mother Diana, Princess of Wales.
Julie Roberts' foster daughter Gemma took her own life, after she continued to be preyed upon.
Pigs whose bacon was saved during a barn fire become a barbecue reward for firefighters.
A learner driver jumped a level crossing and then reversed back through it.
David Tremayne reached 296mph before losing control when the parachute was released.
Laura Evans says she has had anxiety for as long as she can remember, but being in the sea helps her feel at ease.
A mattress and chest of drawers are among the items filmed flying out the back of the vehicle.
Twelve weeks after the Manchester attack, a bereaved mother explains how she is trying to cope with what happened.
2. The most ‘liked’ tweet in history. More than three million Twitter users endorsed Barrack Obama’s tweet in response to racist protests in Charlottesville, in which the former-president quoted Nelson Mandela: “No one is born hatting another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion.” The Times
3. It’s a matter of defence. This year’s August transfer window has been a particularly lavish one. The €222m paid by Paris Saint-Germain [PSG] for the Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior was more than double the previous record for a footballer; the €179m splurged by Manchester City on new defenders meanwhile outstrips 47 countries’ defence budgets. The Economist
4. The number one device. Apple has sold about a billion iPhones since the product’s launch a decade ago – more than 20 times the sales of the Toyota Corolla the world’s best selling car. The iPhone is not just the bestselling phone in the world but also the best selling camera, music player, computer and video screen. The Times
5. Petrol's fall 'will deter interest rates rise'. Falling petrol prices are keeping a check on inflation and making an interest rates hike less likely. The Office for National Statistics said consumer prices rose by 2.6% in the 12 months to July, as a drop in petrol prices offset rises in food and clothing. Analysts believe that is unlikely to be high enough to push Mark Carney and the monetary policy committee into raising rates. Daily Mail
6. US eclipse to cause mass movement. The US authorities are concerned about the potential for chaos on Monday 21 August when a total solar eclipse will cross the country from coast to coast for the first time since 1918. It is thought some 7.4 million people will travel to watch the sun being obscured by the moon – the greatest mass movement for tourism ever. The Observer
7. Slight rise in A-level top grades. The proportion of students awarded A and A* grades at A-level has risen by 0.5 per cent – the first increase in six years – but dropped slightly in 13 subjects trialling a new exam system. Boys overtook girls in top grades with 26.6% of boys getting these results compared with 26.1% of girls, reversing a 0.3% gap last year. 416,000 university places have so far been confirmed - down 2% on the same point last year. The Observer
8. Anger as study shows one in 10 own second home. One in 10 British adults now owns a second property, according to research from the Resolution Foundation. Its data shows that the number of people with multiple properties rose from 1.6m to 5.2m between 2000 and 2014 - a 30% increase. The Homeowners Alliance described the news as "shocking”, adding: "It's really the haves and have nots." In 2016, the Cornish town of St Ives voted to ban the building of second homes. The Times
9. Quote of the week. “You may not always turn left when you get on a plane. But you still need first class leadership advice.” [MORE]