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Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education

Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have discovered a process to trigger the death of cancer cells that could be more effective than current methods.

Health
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

If you’ve ever struggled to get rid of an old sofa, bed or fridge freezer a new, tongue-in-cheek video showing Scots how to ‘skip the trip to the tip’ is for you.

Environment
Families Need Fathers Scotland has launched www.sharedparenting.info, a new information and discussion website.

‘Families Need Fathers’ launch new website

The charity Families Need Fathers (FNF) Scotland has launched a new website to raise awareness of the benefits of parents sharing the care of their children after they separate.

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The success of a small business could depend on the name.

It’s all in the name for small businesses

What’s in a name? The long-term success of a high street store, according to a new study which reveals the UK’s best small business names.

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Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

Have your say on proposals for NHS Tayside

Members of the public are being invited to share their views on proposals for the transformation of surgical services in Tayside.

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Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

Environment
42% of non-voters would be more likely to vote if they could do so online

42% of non-voters would be more likely to vote if they could do so online

42% of UK adults who are not planning to vote in tomorrow’s General Election would be more likely to cast their ballot if they could do so online, new research by Ofcom-accredited broadband advice site Cable.co.uk has revealed.

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A quarter of Brits have a secret stash of cash

A quarter of Brits have a secret stash of cash

Nearly a quarter of British adults have money tucked away their partner knows absolutely nothing about, according to a new survey.

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New report highlights UK’s massive offshore wind energy potential

New report highlights UK’s massive offshore wind energy potential

A report published today shows that the UK can expand its world-beating offshore wind capacity to almost five times its current level by 2030, and that the nation has the most economically attractive offshore wind resources in Europe.

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Poll puts mums and mates at top of loyalty list

Poll puts mums and mates at top of loyalty list

A national league of loyalty shows Brits are most likely to stick up for their mum and friends, while football, supermarkets and financial services also help make up their top ten allegiances, research from Nationwide Savings shows.

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Half of Scottish adults now clean between their teeth regularly

Half of Scottish adults now clean between their teeth regularly

Interdental brushing has overtaken traditional floss for the first time but Scottish cities have mixed results when it comes to the habit of cleaning in between teeth, research as part of oral health campaign National Smile Month has revealed.

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Video games linked to academic achievement

Video games linked to academic achievement

Playing video games could help young people develop the communications and mental adaptability skills required to succeed at university.

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Great weather and inspiration at Gardening Scotland 2017

Great weather and inspiration at Gardening Scotland 2017

Three days of good weather helped deliver yet another successful Gardening Scotland event in Edinburgh over the weekend.

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