Killer sperm ravages internal organs of luckless worms
Here's a powerful incentive for animals of separate species not to have sex: killer sperm.
Crash death motorcyclist named
Anthony John Ayre, 47, from St Andrews, was killed in the crash on the A919 St Michael's to Leuchars Road in Fife on Monday.
East Neuk art roads also lead to Elie
Pittenweem is usually associated with arts in the summer in the East Neuk but it is not the only destination for art-lovers.
Youngsters get into the mix
A number of local children and teens will be taking to the iconic Edinburgh Playhouse stage this weekend to celebrate 85 years of the theatre.
Extending and developing Scotland's rail network
Over the past 30 years, Scotland has been the trailblazer for re-opening railways in response to growing gridlock on the British road network.
Seals 'feed' at offshore wind farms
"As far as we know this is the first study that's shown marine mammals feeding at wind farms," said research team member Dr Deborah Russell from the University of St Andrews, UK.
Hungry seals tour offshore wind farms looking for food
There's a new hunting ground for seals: offshore wind farms. It seems seals pop in for a bite to eat because fish gather around the turbine arrays.
Around Scotland in five pictures
Mike Dunn was in the right place at the right time to capture a lance breaking on impact during this joust at the Bruce Festival in Pittencreiff Park, Dunfermline A SELECTION of rather combative photographs taken from across the country by our readers, including some jousting at Pittencreiff Park and fighting gulls on Incholm Island a Tunnel ... (more)
8 best city mascots around the world
A calico raised on the streets of Kinokawa, Tama pawed her way to fame and the job of station master at the small train station of Kishi in Japan.
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Scotland could become home to Britain's first spaceport as UK Government draw up base shortlist
RAF bases at Kinloss and Leuchars are believed to be in the running for a launch site for the UK Space Agency, and would open in 2018.
Elder selected for Team USA
Tanner Elder was shocked when he learned he had been invited to represent the United States in the 2014 International Junior Golf Tour Euro Cup.