Three other people, including a child, were treated in hospital after the blaze at the Cameron House Hotel.
Court hears how armed police freed the man after cash was handed over at a service station rendezvous
Scotland's Strictly winner vows to keep dancing and hints at West End ambitions.
The woman pretended to be a man online to lure her victims into romantic relationships.
A pilot scheme should make it easier for foreign students to get visas and find permanent work in the UK.
The much-loved Citizens Theatre will transform its space over the next two years.
About 1,500 properties in Kilmarnock were left without supplies overnight.
Two years into a five-year scheme, 2,000 Syrians have been resettled in Scotland.
Alan Stirling says his brother was never violent in his life but was killed after a single punch.
The drugs were found after police searched a car and house in the Springburn area of Glasgow.
The 54-year-old was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after the accident in Greenock.
A fire started in the roof space of a Scotstoun Primary School annexe on Saturday morning.
The airport says its performance was lifted last year by a strong rise in military aircraft refuelling activity.
Celtic's record unbeaten domestic run ended at Tynecastle, but captain Scott Brown insists the players will recover their confidence.
Glasgow Warriors exercise the option to extend Fiji scrum-half Niko Matawalu's contract until May 2019.
An additional National Hunt fixture is scheduled at Ayr on Friday after several recent abandonments.
BBC commentator Rob Maclean makes a case for Celtic defensive recruitment and highlights some of the weekend's top performers.
The 1872 Cup, contested by Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors, will follow a "best of three" format this season.
A look back at Celtic's 69-game unbeaten run in 69 seconds after Hearts became the first team in 70 attempts to beat them.
An injury-time brawl breaks out at New Douglas Park as Hamilton Academical battle past Ross County.
Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run, ended emphatically by Hearts, may never be surpassed, says manager Brendan Rodgers.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says his players "created history" after their 69-game unbeaten run was finally ended by Hearts.
Hearts end Celtic's 69-game, 585-day unbeaten domestic run with a stunning Scottish Premiership victory at Tynecastle.
St Johnstone come from behind to beat Rangers and win a league game at Ibrox for the first time since 1971.
Celtic are in talks to sign experienced RB Leipzig defender Marvin Compper for a fee of around £1m.
He is Scotland's first Strictly winner, but who is Joe McFadden and what else has he done?
John Buultjens was taken into care when he was just seven after attacking his abusive father.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 8 and 15 December.
BBC Scotland can reveal how the forensic profile of a drug dealer was recovered from a pistol.
Carriages plummeted on to a highway in Washington state causing "multiple" fatalities, police say.
After a bruising battle, the ANC veteran is chosen to succeed Jacob Zuma to lead the party.
John Skipper says his resignation from the Walt Disney-owned sports broadcaster follows years of addiction.
He outlines "four pillars" of new plan, which no longer labels climate change a threat.
Jonghyun was a member of Shinee, who have had a string of number one hits in South Korea.
The text called Donald Trump's decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital "null and void".
The Freedom Party is the EU's only far-right party in power and plans controls on asylum seekers.
The Commission says Ikea may have been given an unfair tax advantage in the Netherlands.
Half-naked pictures of the young woman, allegedly taken by police, circulated on social media.
The house near Paris has a wine cellar, cinema and moat with an underwater chamber for viewing fish.
Moscow says its officers are prevented from carrying out their duties - a claim denied by Kiev.
Mohamad Eshtewi's body was found dumped in the street after he was abducted by unidentified gunmen.
Passenger Chris Karnes describes the moment the train crashed on to a highway.
South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is the new leader of the ANC.
Special barrel-shaped carriages allow the floors to tilt as it climbs.
Staff took unusual steps as passengers at Atlanta airport had to wait hours without power.
François Gabart is welcomed home after breaking the record for fastest solo lap around the world.
Meet Samantha Sorillo of Miami, the woman who is backing African-American gun clubs.
During Obama's eight-year presidency, photographer Pete Souza took close to two million photos.
Reports of a tourist flight over Antarctica highlight China's growing interest in the poles.
The rapper halts his show in California after spotting a fan's sign in the audience.
Ukraine to broadcast news to Crimean Tatars under Russian annexation.
Gambia denies reports that it will grant land for a Russian 'Romanov Empire' project.
New traffic laws to cope with fancy dress go-kart tours in Tokyo.
Cyril Ramaphosa's victory as ANC leader had "element of surprise" despite his frontrunner status.
A Chinese city is publicly sentencing people to death to try and lose its crystal meth reputation.
Emmanuel Macron has wasted no time in raising his profile as a major international leader.
Photographer Joseph Rodriguez's images of the characters of East Harlem in the 1980s.
Chile's president, Harvard-trained economist and billionaire Sebastian Piñera returns to power.
China is accused of withholding crucial river data that is essential to prepare for floods.
IMAX's Richard Gelfond says firms shouldn't try and change the world with new technology, but make it fit the market.
Ilse Valfre’s quirky fashion designs have attracted famous fans, but she’s had to overcome many challenges.
The shots were fired at RAF Mildenhall after a man tried to drive through a checkpoint.
Right Reverend Sarah Mullally says she knows some people will find her appointment difficult.
A new app could help wheelchair users get help at railway stations and better access to trains.
Winter Wonderland cancelled in Bangor, County Down
After 16 years experience of DJing at some of the best club nights in the UK, veteran DJ Miss Melodie is training the next female DJ generation.
Watch as Sir Mo Farah wins the 2017 Sports Personality of the Year award.
Two guests have died after fire broke out at the Cameron House Hotel beside Loch Lomond.
Former soldier Alan, from Telford, found his tent slashed as he slept outside Cardiff City Hall.
Luton & Dunstable hospital has the best-performing A&E in England. The BBC's Hugh Pym explains why.
A church in Reading serves lunches to help people in poverty or suffering from loneliness at Christmas.
Six months on, how pupils at one primary school are coping with the loss of a classmate and their homes.
There are no snow days at the Dandelion nursery in Marsham, Norfolk.
Missing Believed Wiped at BFI Southbank celebrates programmes thought to have been lost forever.
Alexandra Burke, Gemma Atkinson, Debbie McGee and Joe McFadden competed for the coveted Strictly Come Dancing trophy.
Barbecue champion Scott Lane shows you how to cook your Christmas dinner al fresco - sprouts and all.
The BBC Sport presenter joins a Welsh male voice choir to understand the power of song.
The scientist and presenter of The Great Egg Race has died aged 89.