The new Borders Railway has been unveiled ahead of its public opening this weekend, bringing to an end a near 47-year wait for train services to return to that part of south-east Scotland.
X Factor judge Rita Ora was reduced to tears in the third episode of the show, when she had to cast the deciding vote.
Rail passengers on one of the country's busiest lines had to deal with delays for a number of hours due to a signalling problem said to have been caused by cable theft.
A pilot has died following a light aircraft collision in the same field in which Nigel Farage suffered severe injuries in another crash.
Daniel Baldwin has become the first person to be evicted from Celebrity Big Brother.
More than 40 local councils across Britain have responded to an appeal to offer sanctuary to people fleeing the fighting in Syria.
Britain may be unable to launch air strikes against Islamic State in Syria if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Labour leader, senior party figures and former military figures have warned.
Britons have stepped in to help ease the suffering of those affected by the refugee crisis gripping Europe.
The Queen is expected to make her annual appearance at a Highland Games today.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze at an art warehouse in Colchester.