A woman who admitted shouting and swearing at a two-year-old girl and dragging her along the ground by her reins claims she was under "stress".
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An NHS board apologises to a patient who was told she may need a hysterectomy just hours before undergoing surgery for another matter.
Plans to build eight new wind turbines in the far south-west of Scotland are rejected by councillors.
Stuart Hogg, Finn Russell and Jonny Gray are among the big names to make their summer bow for Scotland against Italy.
Councillors in the Scottish Borders approve plans to transfer household waste outside the region.
Concerns are raised that police officers no longer attend some low level crimes in Dumfries and Galloway.
Recorded deaths of Scottish seafarers from the late Victorian times up to 1974 are made available online, including Scots lost on Titanic.
Pink pills believed to be responsible for the hospitalisation of 10 teenagers in the Hawick area may still be in circulation, police warn.
A senior social worker calls for an end to accusations over the care of adults with complex needs following their move to new housing.
Borderer Chris O'Hare moves into the semi-finals of the 1,500m at the World Athletics Championships.
Scottish Borders Council is advised to oppose proposals to extend the Pentland Hills Regional Park into the Borders and South Lanarkshire.
An armed robber who threatened to shoot an 80-year-old woman in her Borders country cottage is jailed for five years and 10 months.
Scotland's food and drink companies could create another 14,000 jobs over the next five years, according to a Bank of Scotland report.
Artists follow ancient drovers’ route
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A second-half own-goal by Scott Rumsby at Easter Road puts Hibernian into the third round of the Scottish League Cup.
Greenock Morton knock fellow Championship side Queen of the South out of the Scottish League Cup at the second round stage.
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