Sex education at a younger age and free contraception for people as young as 13 are needed to cut teenage pregnancy rates, according to a Holyrood inquiry.
The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards calls for new measures, including criminal sanctions, to make bankers responsible for their own failings.
Bereaved parents who did not receive the ashes of their dead babies will take their fight for a public inquiry to the Scottish Parliament later.
The prime minister's former director of communications, Andy Coulson, has appeared in court charged with perjury.
Scottish university researchers carry out an in-depth study into why people choose to go missing.
BBC Scotland expects administration to follow for Hearts once their parent company UBIG lodges court papers on Wednesday.
One of the biggest Church of Scotland congregations on the Western Isles is to leave the Kirk over the issue of gay clergy.
There is a further fall in the number of crimes recorded in Scotland, according to the latest figures.
UK minister Michael Moore tells the BBC it would be "nonsensical" to negotiate the exit terms of Scottish independence ahead of the historic referendum.
A takeover of the Vion UK Poultry business by 2 Sisters is given approval, securing thousands of jobs at plants across the UK.
Concern is growing for a missing Edinburgh University student who disappeared after leaving a concert more than a week ago.
A man appears in court charged with raping two women in West Lothian, one of them at gunpoint.
A gamekeeper from southern Scotland is fined more than £4,000 for poisoning a buzzard and possessing illegal pesticides.
A 25-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of James Simpson by punching him in Blairgowrie on Sunday.
Former world champion boxer Scott Harrison has been cleared of charges including forcing his way into his former girlfriend's home.
An ex-convict is jailed for breaking his cellmate out of prison in a gunpoint hold-up.
A device that gathers information on UV radiation from the Sun is installed on the roof of a Highland hospital.
The Cathkin Braes venue that will host the mountain bike competitions at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow opens.
Edinburgh marine biologists discover a deep-sea shark spawning ground on Scotland's only inshore coral reef.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh unveils a new portrait of scientist Prof Peter Higgs who gave his name to the so-called "God particle".
An exhibition, Making the Cut, showcasing the work of golf photographer Lawrence Levy, opens on Saturday at St Andrews University's main library.
The Sharkey fire deaths murder trial is told that both of the accused asked a man to set fire to a house in Helensburgh to settle a drug debt.
The owner of ClydeUnion Pumps announces plans to shed a further 160 jobs from the firm's plant in Glasgow, having cut 90 posts last year.
The BBC Trust rules that BBC Scotland breached its guidelines on accuracy in reports about Rangers Football Club.
Highland councillors are raising no objection to a proposal to construct up to 277 wind turbines off the Caithness coast in the Moray Firth.
One of youngest finalists in a schools music competition, a primary school pianist, is named the contest's overall winner.
A store called the WeeW which opened as a replacement for a Woolworths on Lewis is facing closure.
The shortlist for the UK City of Culture in 2017 - with Aberdeen and Dundee in the running - is set to be announced.
BBC political correspondent Glenn Campbell is on the campaign trail at the Aberdeen Donside by-election.
Scottish Premier League champions Celtic will kick off next season at home to Ross County on 3 August.