Drinkers in the UK get drunk more often than anywhere else in the world, findings from a global survey suggests.
Officers from Police Scotland's dog unit were patrolling the Minival festival at Drum Castle at the weekend, which was attended by around 1,300 people.
A creative attempt by a downtown Berlin park manager to keep drug dealers away from families and joggers has been met with an emphatic “nein” from German officials.
Glasgow has one of the strongest cases in Europe for introducing a drug consumption facility in the city centre, it has been suggested.
Cocaine with an estimated street value of more than £15,000 has been recovered in Aberdeen.
Changing drugs policy or devolving it to Scotland could help tackle the country’s disproportionately high rates of people dying from using them, MPs have been told.
A man has been charged after £44,000 worth of a class A drug was discovered in a vehicle stopped by police on the A90.
Drugs worth an estimated street value of more than £60,000 has been recovered by officers in the north-east over the weekend.
A former undercover policeman has claimed Police Scotland will have a corruption problem as a result of being infiltrated by organised crime gangs, warning TV show Line Of Duty is not “far fetched”.
Cannabis worth £780,000 has been seized from a flat during a raid in Glasgow.
A gang filmed showing off large bundles of cash have been convicted of conspiracy to supply Class A drugs.
A nurse who tried to smuggle drugs into a north-east prison will soon learn if she will be allowed to return to the profession.
A rise in people injecting cocaine and homelessness are the key factors behind a “perfect storm” that has resulted in a 10-fold increase in HIV infection among drug users in Glasgow city centre, research has found.
A 16-year-old boy is due to appear in court after Class A drugs worth around £10,000 were recovered in a north-east town.
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after Class A drugs worth around £10,000 were recovered in a north-east town.
A motorist has been caught driving in Aberdeen without insurance, MOT or licence - and a quantity of class A drugs.
Six people have been charged after being found in possession of drugs at a north-east music event.
Ministers are to assemble a taskforce to tackle the rising number of drug deaths in Scotland.
Darryl McCook, 38, pled guilty at the High Court in Edinburgh to being involved in supplying heroin.
Five men have been jailed for a total of 120 years after trying to import cocaine with a street value of over £100 million into the UK hidden in a yacht.
Two women have been arrested after £52,000 worth of drugs was recovered from a vehicle on the A96.
Eleven men have been arrested by police during coordinated raids targeting loyalist paramilitaries in Belfast.
A man has been arrested after drugs with an estimated street value of more than £315,000 were seized from a flat.
The UK Government has been urged to devolve drugs legislation to Scotland so that a consumption room can be created in Glasgow.
Drug dealers had almost 200kg of heroin and cocaine seized by police in Scotland last year, and more than 25,000 ecstasy tablets were confiscated.
Drugs worth around £2,500 has been seized by police in a north-east town.
Drugs worth £13,000 have been seized from a property in Aberdeen.
The number of men dying from drug use in Northern Ireland has doubled in a decade, according to official statistics.
A drug to help prevent HIV have been prescribed to almost 1,900 people in the year since it was released in Scotland.
A disgruntled would-be drug user has left police incredulous after calling to complain that she paid £200 for “brown sugar” instead of cocaine.