Scotland News:

RAF heads off Russian jets near Scotland
… for Scotland. The Typhoons took off from Lossiemouth in Moray on Wednesday, after two… the jets left their base in Scotland, the Russian planes turned away…


Warships gather in Scotland for Nato exercises
…Warships from Nato-member countries have arrived in Scotland for two military… Warrior, which is held twice a year off Scotland. The second staging of Joint Warrior… starts on 30 September. Warships already in Scotland include the US Navy's…


NHS Health Scotland: E-cigs 'definitely' less harmful than smoking
… in Scotland have stated for the first time. NHS Health Scotland said it wanted to "clarify… have signed up to the consensus, which was led by NHS Health Scotland. But health… benefits. The consensus statement, published by Scotland's national health education…


Scotland's papers: Spider-Man selfie 'probed'
…A "daredevil" who scaled a 300ft oil rig to grab a selfie dressed as Spider-Man says he regrets the stunt, reports The Scottish Sun. The paper says artist Balazs Onhausz, 34, admitted he now fears being quizzed by the police over the stunt…


Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre application lodged
… for the Great Tapestry of Scotland in the Scottish Borders. It would see a former post… for the Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre is the next step towards creating one…


North Coast 500: Scotland’s answer to Route 66?
… Coast 500 (NC 500) is being billed as Scotland’s answer to Route 66 in the US…


Scotland's oldest snow patch expected to melt
Scotland's oldest snow patch set to melt away Scotland's longest lasting patch… that survives on Scotland's highest mountains, believes the patch known as the Sphinx has… Watson, a biologist dubbed Mr Cairngorms Link to BBC Scotland News story because…


Scotland's oldest snow patch set to melt away
…The longest lasting patch of snow in Scotland could be gone by the weekend… snow that survives on Scotland's peaks, believes the patch known as the Sphinx has…


Scotland's papers: Hunt for the bucket bomber
… underground train, feature on many of Scotland's front pages. A total of 29 people were… in Scotland a "head start" in a second independence referendum, the paper claims. Boris…


Your pictures of Scotland: 8-15 September
…A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 8 and 15 September…