When Andrew Stoddart broke down as he was asked about the effect all this is having on his young family, the reality of unsafe leases to farmers in Scotland was painful and direct.
After the biggest organised cheating scandal in the history of Scottish football, the former Rangers owners now face at last paying the British state the tax and NI they dodged for all those years.
Libya confirms the names of two men Scottish and US prosecutors want to interview about the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
The SNP promised radical reform of land ownership in Scotland, a country where fewer than 500 people own more than half of all private land.
The Scottish nurse who contracted Ebola working in Sierra Leone is "critically ill" after being re-admitted to hospital and her condition has "deteriorated".