The incident happened in Dunnikier Woods, Kirkcaldy, at about 19:30 on Friday.
The 26-year-old admitted assaulting staff by brandishing a hammer and knife and robbing them of money.
A study by the University of Edinburgh shows how streams of space dust might carry life between planets.
Family tribute to 53-year-old from Anstruther who was hit by a motorbike in Fife
Harry Dunn, a former Rangers, Liverpool and Chelsea scout, was awaiting trial on historical child sex abuse charges.
John Cousin died after being hit by the arm of a mobile crane while working on the new Queensferry Crossing.
Kezia Dugdale was not given permission to appear in I'm A Celebrity, according to the new leader of Scottish Labour.
The 34-year-old told one teenager he could make money by selling photos of her in her underwear.
The SPFL wanted to give Sunday's game against Hearts every chance of taking place, but Partick Thistle write to request a review into late decision on safety certificate.
Rod Petrie admits Hibs' £277,000 loss for 2016-17 was "some way short of our financial target, which is to at least break even".
Nigel Eccles' departure comes only a few months after his wife Lesley stepped down from the board.
The merger, which is due to take place on 22 January, will see Aitken Nairn change its name to Lindsays.
Edinburgh-based Blair Nimmo succeeds Richard Heis, who retired from the firm earlier in the year.
Holders Celtic meet Brechin City in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup while Hearts host Hibernian and Hamilton visit Motherwell.
Highlights from the EIHL as Braehead Clan, Edinburgh Capitals and Fife Flyers all secure victories while Dundee Stars lose their only game of the weekend.
Edinburgh forward Ben Toolis signs a two-year contract extension.
Hearts boss Craig Levein claims officials should have seen an offside and a handball prior to Partick Thistle's equaliser.
Kris Doolan scores the equaliser as Partick Thistle fight back to draw 1-1 and deny Hearts a winning return to Tynecastle.
Steven MacLean's last-ditch winner gives St Johnstone their first victory in seven games as Hibs are denied a point.
Brora, Cove, Formartine and Fraserburgh all win to reach the Scottish Cup fourth round, with St Mirren also progressing.
Scottish League Two bottom side Cowdenbeath fought back to claim a point against Annan Athletic at Central Park.
Scotland captain John Barclay discusses his move to Edinburgh and prepares himself for having another crack at New Zealand.
Scotland captain and Scarlets back-row John Barclay will join Edinburgh from next season, the Scottish club have confirmed.
One of the world's greatest nature cameramen reflects on his career following a special award from Bafta Scotland.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 10 and 17 November.
The impeachment of Zimbabwe's president will start on Tuesday, a ruling party official says.
Donald Trump's move will trigger "very large" additional sanctions, the US president says.
The Argentine navy boat vanished off the coast last Wednesday and no trace has been found.
The German chancellor would opt for fresh elections over leading a minority government.
The cult leader sent his followers to commit a series of brutal murders in the late 1960s.
Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London in 2019.
The inmates, who had fled China's Xinjiang region, used tiles as tools to escape their cells.
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.
The accuser says the Democratic senator "grabbed my butt" at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010.
Uber plans to purchase up to 24,000 cars from Volvo before 2021 to build a self-drive fleet.
Leigh Corfman alleges that Alabama's Roy Moore molested her when she was 14.
The Women's Tennis Association says 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna, who had cancer, "died peacefully, surrounded by her family" aged 49.
The crash was caught on the dashcams of two police officers.
The US president has designated Kim Jong-un's regime as a state sponsor of terrorism, triggering a new round of sanctions.
Around 5,000lb of explosives were used to bring down one of the biggest dome structures in the US.
From tanks heading toward the capital Harare on Tuesday to President Robert Mugabe's surprise speech.
He was the head of a cult, known as the Manson family, which he directed to commit murders.
Diana Ross was given a lifetime achievement in music accolade.
Angela Merkel has led Germany since 2005 and she is tipped to win a fourth term as chancellor.
A ruling party minister admits to urinating in the open despite an appeal for Indians to use toilets.
Nicknamed "Hammy" because his antlers got tangled in a hammock, the deer is now a local celebrity.
A charity auction of special number plates by the Abu Dhabi police sees bids in tens of thousands of pounds.
A lorry accident involving 20 tonnes of meatballs closed a road in Sweden.
Siberian time capsule says instant noodles and memory sticks define our age.
Charles Manson and his followers were convicted of killing nine people in 1969. What happened next?
The news that the head of Zimbabwe's military visited China days before it took power has sparked questions.
Gigi Hadid and Katy Perry were reportedly denied visas to attend the Victoria's Secret event.
The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.
India's latest politically linked canteens are named after a former PM, and offer delicious food.
How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.
Women are now being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy.
"Thomas" tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme what it's like to undergo a "punishment attack".
The ITV programme, fronted by Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, has 'technical issues'.
The driver has been reported for summons, say police.
Ant McPartlin returns to I'm A Celebrity after a stint in rehab
Betty and Jim Wyatt from South Gloucestershire have something in common with royalty.
Alex, now 19, says she has a good life - but would she want the same for her own daughter?
The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.
An optician sees inspiration in the MC1R gene and becomes a fashion designer for redheads.
Gaia Pope's sister and cousin pay tribute to the teenager after police reveal a body has been found.
Pegleg takes surfing in his stride thanks to a prosthetic limb.
Reg Grace, 82, found out he had cancer of the liver during a stay in hospital following a stroke.
Andy Cole climbed Ben Nevis every day for a month to help tackle his depression.
Matt Jones, 23, was ranked 12th in the world for freestyle mountain biking in 2016.
The annual fundraiser included a Blue Peter Strictly special and a singing EastEnders cast.
A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.
The crash happened at about 12:00 close near to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
Eight-year-old Mali has been given the Dickin Medal for serving in Afghanistan.
A study says grandparents tend to give high-sugar snacks as treats - so we tracked some down.
Nursery group manager Harriet Pacey said she believed most parents would back the change.
A friend and colleague of PC Keith Palmer has paid tribute to the officer, who was killed outside the Houses of Parliament in the Westminster terror attack in March.
Why one mother's personal plight is part of a long and complicated history between Iran and the UK.
The rubber caricature was designed by one of the creators of satirical TV show Spitting Image.
Teenagers Jay Panesar and Emily Phillips recently won an international figure skating contest.
Cars driven by female characters who starred alongside 007 have gone on display.
Why the singer wants everyone to be more honest about childbirth and parenthood.
Mason Fountain, 13, has spent much of the past eight years in and out of Ipswich Hospital.
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Sana Nosheen, a 21-year-old blogger, started with post-natal depression after the birth of her son.
People affected by the Grenfell fire are being offered holidays in Cornwall to help them recover.
The game sees images projected on to a table that residents and children can interact with.
Fans criticised the YouTuber for the price of the 12-day calendar.
Rap videos should sometimes removed from online platforms such as YouTube to save lives, officials say.
In an era of censorship, the Windmill Theatre was one of the only places where UK audiences could watch naked women on stage.
Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information after the attempted murder of a father-of-two.
Former Bristol councillor David Spry became the UK's first politician to change sex.
The man hoping to turn Flyboarding into a full-time job after finishing second in his first competition.
The Elizabeth Line service will connect Essex and Berkshire via central London.
Peter Turner's love story with Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame has been made into a movie.
Simon Dobbin was left with severe brain damage in an attack after a football match.
The brother of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing, has told BBC 5 live he’s received abuse from right-wing extremists.
West Midlands Police displays guns used to kill, and a haul of home-made bullets made by an arms dealer.
The national campaign wants to empower children who feel odd or different.
The Speaker tells noisy MPs to think about what voters are making of prime minister's questions.
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.
Emily Sullivan had open heart surgery three times before the age of seven.
Boris Johnson addresses remarks he made about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in Iran.