The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) must improve its performance amid a "breakdown in trust'' with teachers, according to a new report.
Man Charged With Airdrie Murder
A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a 40-year-old in Airdrie.
Gordon Adam McCrone, 45, is accused of killing Malcolm McLaren, who was found dead at his home in Clark Street in the North Lanarkshire town on September 29.
McCrone, of Airdrie, appeared at the town's sheriff court on Monday.
He made no plea or declaration in relation to the murder charge. He was committed for further examination and remanded in custody.
McCrone is expected to appear in court again next week.
MSPs should send a message that Scotland firmly opposes a hard Brexit by uniting behind Scottish Government plans to keep the country in the European single market, Michael Russell has said.
Women who gain weight in pregnancy do not put their children at increased risk of early death in adulthood, a new study suggests.
A body found in a wooded area is that of a man who has been missing for six months, police said.
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