Scotland

Most-read stories in Scotland 2010: 30 to 21

The BBC Scotland news website looks back at the most-read stories of 2010.

The rankings are based on the number of page views. Here are the stories from number 30 to 21:

NUMBER 30

Residents of a town have collected the Carbuncle award for the most dismal place in Scotland - after asking organisers for the trophy.

Town asks for 'most dismal' award

NUMBER 29

Deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman has apologised for branding Chief Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander a "ginger rodent".

Harman sorry over 'ginger rodent'

NUMBER 28

Scottish airline Highland Airways has been placed into administration, it has been announced.

Airline goes into administration

NUMBER 27

Tommy Sheridan had three-in-a-bed sex with a married member of the Scottish Socialist Party (SSP) and his brother-in-law, a court has heard.

Sheridan 'had three-in-bed sex'

NUMBER 26

The Scottish government has announced that it wants alcohol to be sold at a minimum of 45p per unit.

Ministers propose 45p drink price

NUMBER 25

Two workmen have died after falling from two of Scotland's main railway bridges within hours of each other.

Workers die in rail bridge falls

NUMBER 24

Singer Susan Boyle said she was "fine" after disturbing an intruder inside her West Lothian house.

Boyle 'fine' after intruder scare

NUMBER 23

Scottish singer Susan Boyle has been given three different entries in the new Guinness World Records book.

Susan Boyle enters record books

NUMBER 22

The University of Dundee's satellite receiving station captured this image of how the heavy snow of the past week has affected the UK.

The UK covered in snow

NUMBER 21

Two men and a woman have died after plunging to the ground from a high-rise block of flats in Glasgow.

Three dead in plunge from flats