News in pictures

News in pictures

In pictures: Scotland 2 - 1 Denmark

SCOTLAND got back to winning ways last night with a 2-1 friendly victory over Denmark at a wet Hampden Park. Here are a selection of Scotsman photographer Ian Rutherford's shots from the match...

In pictures: Gerard Butler among stars as Celtic legends play Manchester United

Celtic Legends – with some help from celebrity fans – took on their Manchester United counterparts last night in a match to raise money to help those suffering from the famine in East Africa.

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London riots: Monday's violence in pictures

Violence spread last night in the third day of unrest in London.

Edinburgh's Royal Wedding: Mike Tindall and Zara Phillips celebrations in pictures

Zara Phillips, the Queen's granddaughter married England rugby player Mike Tindall in a private ceremony in Edinburgh on Saturday.

In pictures: Final preparations for Edinburgh royal wedding

FINAL preparations were being made today in Edinburgh for the wedding of the Queen's granddaughter, Zara Phillips, to England rugby player Mike Tindall.

In pictures: Atlantis space shuttle makes final landing in Florida

SPACE shuttle Atlantis returned to Earth for the last landing of the 30-year programme today.

In pictures: Full time fracas after Paraguay beat Venezuela in Copa America

Paraguay booked their place in the Copa America final for the first time in 32 years after a penalty shootout win over Venezuela.

In pictures: Forest guard attacked by leopard

An unidentified forest guard aims his rifle as he is attacked by a wild leopard at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara on the outskirts of Siliguri in India.

Hacking: the key names and faces

Rupert Murdoch: The media tycoon in charge of News Corp.

In pictures: Beyoncé, Coldplay and Foo Fighters rock T in the Park

HEAVY rain did little to diminish the enthusiasm of 85,000 music fans who gathered in Balado at the weekend for the eighteenth T in the Park music festival.

In pictures: T in the Park 2011 - Beyoncé, Coldplay and Arctic Monkeys rock Balado

BEYONCÉ, Coldplay and the Arctic Monkeys are among the big names at this year's T in the Park festival.

The state opening of Parliament in pictures

The Queen opened the fourth term of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood this morning.

Greek protests in pictures

Thousands gathered in Athens to demonstrate against a new austerity programme, with scenes turning violent in the run-up to the crucuial vote.

In pictures: Edinburgh MoonWalkers try a little Rouge

THOUSANDS of people took to the streets of Scotland's capital over the weekend for a Moulin Rouge-themed MoonWalk.

In pictures: A brush with the law for Downing Street cat

LARRY the Downing Street cat found himself on the wrong side of the law yesterday after threatening to upstage the Prime Minister at a photocall.

In pictures: World's most pierced woman gets married

SHE is one of the most familiar characters on the streets of Scotland's capital.

In pictures: Andy Murray v Rafael Nadal

Andy Murray was knocked out of the French Open at the semi-final stage by Rafael Nadal today. Here is a selection of images from the match at Roland Garros in Paris.

In pictures: The Scheme location becomes Scotland's latest tourist trap

After a BBC documentary showing life in Kilmarnock's Onthank Estate became a ratings success, the area has become an unlikely attraction for visitors.

In pictures: French Open - Andy Murray v Juan Ignacio Chela

ANDY Murray overcame a strong challenge from Juan Ignacio Chela at the French Open in Paris today to set up a semi-final showdown with Rafael Nadal.

In Pictures: Saturday sport from the UK and around the globe

A selection of images from some of the sporting action taking place around the world today....

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