The 43-year-old committed a string of sex offences against men at two jails.
Trinity Academy in Edinburgh has been trying to fill two vacancies for maths teachers for several months.
Radoslaw Witek was convicted of five charges of rape at houses in Livingston and Edinburgh
MSPs are told that the loan offer helped unlock a financial package which lifted the threat of administration.
The UK's Field in Trust awards will be announced next week.
The three-month-old died last June after a week of treatment the Sick Kids Hospital in Edinburgh.
Green MSP Andy Wightman said comments by the principal of George Watson's College were "misleading".
Paul Coppola tried to cheat the Medecins San Frontieres charity out of a "colossal" bequest.
The former Scottish Labour leader told constituents she is committed to her job as an MSP for the long term.
Large parts of Scotland could see snow on Thursday, with up to 20cm falling over the mountains.
Edmonton-based K-Bro Linen Inc agrees to acquire Scottish firm Fishers in a deal worth at least £35m.
A fatal accident inquiry is being held into the death of a man who died while working on the Queensferry Crossing.
City of Edinburgh Council says the move would help pay for extra wardens.
The trams inquiry is told reports were edited for fear of harming negotiations with contractors.
The National Museum of Scotland said it was the first time it had hit the two million milestone in its 150-year history.
British Transport Police recovered cannabis and heroin in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow
Campaigners use the city's Old Town as a backdrop for a film presented to a UN summit.
Craig Levein may struggle to continue as director of football should he fail as Hearts manager, according to Michael Stewart.
Former New Zealand Under-20 captain and fly-half Simon Hickey will join Edinburgh at the end of the season.
Holders Celtic meet Brechin City in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup while Hearts host Hibernian and Hamilton visit Motherwell.
Highlights from the EIHL as Braehead Clan, Edinburgh Capitals and Fife Flyers all secure victories while Dundee Stars lose their only game of the weekend.
Edinburgh forward Ben Toolis signs a two-year contract extension.
Hearts boss Craig Levein claims officials should have seen an offside and a handball prior to Partick Thistle's equaliser.
One of the world's greatest nature cameramen reflects on his career following a special award from Bafta Scotland.
A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 10 and 17 November.
Emmerson Mnangagwa vows to grow the economy, which some estimates say has a jobless rate of 90%.
The ex-Bosnian Serb commander is convicted for major atrocities in the Bosnian war in the 1990s.
The USA Olympics doctor was charged with molesting seven girls in his care.
Rescuers raced to get to the plane which ditched in seas off the remote Japanese reef of Okinotori.
UN agencies had warned that "untold thousands" would die without deliveries of fresh supplies.
Singers Nelly and Cheb Khaled have announced a concert for men only in Saudi Arabia prompting criticism from women.
The security services say several members of a "terrorist group" are refusing to surrender.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Myanmar Rohingya Muslims suffered "horrendous atrocities".
A Chinese man is awarded free cooked fish heads for life after he performs a dramatic underwater rescue
Saad Hariri said President Michel Aoun had asked him to "put it on hold" to allow for talks.
The far-right leader says banks have closed her own personal account along with her party's.
President Donald Trump warns the NFL it must act on the take the knee protest as it is "killing" the league.
An estimated 51 million people in the US will travel at least 50 miles in the Thanksgiving getaway.
The former Bosnian Serb commander has been found guilty of genocide in the 1990s Bosnian war.
He raced across the border on foot, closely pursued by North Korean troops who shot at him several times.
Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa tells supporters he wants to to boost the economy and create jobs.
Nevest Coleman left his prison cell near Chicago and was greeted by family members.
The rescue vessel rescued 43 migrants attempting to cross to Europe.
What counts as punctual in the UK is not the same around the world.
Hundreds of thousands vote airport's mascot as Japan's favourite.
What would you buy New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for Christmas?
A former construction worker is given role at a police station because of his name.
Tajikistan has stepped up its leader's cult of personality on the 25th anniversary of his rule.
Students are reportedly left in tears by tough questions in maths papers.
Victims of Ratko Mladic say his life sentence will not change anything in divided Bosnia.
Celebrities tweet #FreeCyntoiaBrown to support a former teen abuse victim jailed for murder at 16.
Ratko Mladic, the former Serbian army general, orchestrated the worst atrocities in post-war Europe.
It seems extraordinary a defector could survive such an escape, but the footage provides rare insight.
How do subs disappear? And how long can crews survive in a submerged vessel?
The Thai army says a young cadet died of heart failure - but his family found that his organs were missing.
A gay rights activist's bright yellow tomb has divided Italy - so should graves have to be grey?
In Japan they apologise when a train leaves 20 seconds early. Are other countries so exacting?
Zimbabweans are celebrating change, but is the old regime just getting a new face?
Zimbabwe's ruling party is intent on retaining power after the earthquake of Robert Mugabe's overthrow.
Meet the Zimbabweans who say that Grace Mugabe seized their land.
The measures needed to get the country's finances off life-support and into recovery mode.
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.
Zimbabwe's former vice-president has had a volatile political career.
The government will "express its resolve to look forwards not backwards", Philip Hammond says.
The BBC's business, political and economics editors on the announcements in Philip Hammond's Budget speech.
The chancellor sprinkled his Autumn financial statement with the odd joke.
The Labour leader said the Budget announcement didn't do enough to help people out of debt.
The government wants autonomous cars on UK roads by 2021, but how can we ensure they're safe?
Four elephants from Twycross Zoo in Leicestershire will head to a new £2.5m home in Blackpool.
Wendy from North Yorkshire hopes the chancellor will announce plans in the Budget to help homeless people.
A child psychotherapist has told BBC 5 live he’s created a game which aims to help children open up about grief.
Claire Foy and Matt Smith joined the rest of the new season's cast on the red carpet in Leicester Square.
The British explorer is back home after going missing in Papua New Guinea.
The UK foreign secretary says Robert Mugabe's resignation as president is a "moment of hope" for Zimbabwe.
BBC News archives look back on the election campaign, conference season and economic highlights in the last 12 months.
About 60 primary school children gathered in Desborough to show their support for the town's library.
The discounted train travel option is set to be announced in Wednesday's Budget.
Explorer Benedict Allen said he made a video for his family in case he died whilst on expedition.
Richard Sutherland said his daughter would "remain in our hearts".
Three men attacked a man outside a Leeds nightclub with a gun, machete and knife.
How much will we have to pay - and why? Norman Smith talks you through the Brexit divorce bill.
Rapper Honey G hits back at criticism that her act is offensive and a form of 'cultural appropriation'.
"Thomas" tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme what it's like to undergo a "punishment attack".
A woman was filmed hitting a man during a hunt in Sussex.
The 37-year-old has lost over a stone in weight and is preparing for his first race at Ascot.
How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad.
District nurses help keep patients out of hospital, but in England numbers have halved since 2010.
Women are now being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy.
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The driver has been reported for summons, say police.
Betty and Jim Wyatt from South Gloucestershire have something in common with royalty.
Alex, now 19, says she has a good life - but would she want the same for her own daughter?
The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.
An optician sees inspiration in the MC1R gene and becomes a fashion designer for redheads.
Gaia Pope's sister and cousin pay tribute to the teenager after police reveal a body has been found.
Pegleg takes surfing in his stride thanks to a prosthetic limb.
Reg Grace, 82, found out he had cancer of the liver during a stay in hospital following a stroke.
Andy Cole climbed Ben Nevis every day for a month to help tackle his depression.
Matt Jones, 23, was ranked 12th in the world for freestyle mountain biking in 2016.
The annual fundraiser included a Blue Peter Strictly special and a singing EastEnders cast.
A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.
The crash happened at about 12:00 close near to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
Eight-year-old Mali has been given the Dickin Medal for serving in Afghanistan.
A study says grandparents tend to give high-sugar snacks as treats - so we tracked some down.
Nursery group manager Harriet Pacey said she believed most parents would back the change.
A friend and colleague of PC Keith Palmer has paid tribute to the officer, who was killed outside the Houses of Parliament in the Westminster terror attack in March.
Why one mother's personal plight is part of a long and complicated history between Iran and the UK.
The rubber caricature was designed by one of the creators of satirical TV show Spitting Image.
Teenagers Jay Panesar and Emily Phillips recently won an international figure skating contest.
Cars driven by female characters who starred alongside 007 have gone on display.
Why the singer wants everyone to be more honest about childbirth and parenthood.
Mason Fountain, 13, has spent much of the past eight years in and out of Ipswich Hospital.
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Sana Nosheen, a 21-year-old blogger, started with post-natal depression after the birth of her son.
People affected by the Grenfell fire are being offered holidays in Cornwall to help them recover.
The game sees images projected on to a table that residents and children can interact with.
Fans criticised the YouTuber for the price of the 12-day calendar.
Rap videos should sometimes removed from online platforms such as YouTube to save lives, officials say.
In an era of censorship, the Windmill Theatre was one of the only places where UK audiences could watch naked women on stage.
Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information after the attempted murder of a father-of-two.
Former Bristol councillor David Spry became the UK's first politician to change sex.
The man hoping to turn Flyboarding into a full-time job after finishing second in his first competition.
The Elizabeth Line service will connect Essex and Berkshire via central London.
Peter Turner's love story with Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame has been made into a movie.
Simon Dobbin was left with severe brain damage in an attack after a football match.
The brother of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing, has told BBC 5 live he’s received abuse from right-wing extremists.
West Midlands Police displays guns used to kill, and a haul of home-made bullets made by an arms dealer.
The national campaign wants to empower children who feel odd or different.
The Speaker tells noisy MPs to think about what voters are making of prime minister's questions.
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.
Emily Sullivan had open heart surgery three times before the age of seven.
Boris Johnson addresses remarks he made about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in Iran.
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