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MSPs call for vulnerable groups registration system to be strengthened

Urgent action is needed to strengthen the system that registers people who work with children, according to a parliamentary report.

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Austerity politics creating mental health crisis, Labour claims

Kezia Dugdale has warned the politics of austerity is creating a mental health "crisis" in Scotland.

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Holyrood rivals call on Nicola Sturgeon to set out next independence vote steps

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to set out her next steps on a second independence referendum before the General Election.

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Woman jogger raped in 'terrifying' attack on footpath

A woman jogger has been raped in a "terrifying ordeal" as she ran along a footpath.

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Police arrest man, 36, over attack outside primary school

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted murder outside a Glasgow primary school.

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Paisley street attack man dies in hospital

A man has died three days after he was injured in a street attack.

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Whyte deal would have been axed if ticket plans known - Sir David Murray

Sir David Murray has told a jury he would "categorically" not have done a deal with Craig Whyte to buy Rangers if he thought the money to clear the club's debts was coming from future season-ticket sales.

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MPs call for rethink on Jobcentre closure proposals in Scotland

The UK Government has been urged to rethink "incoherent" plans to close a swathe of Jobcentres in Scotland.

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Soldier jailed for life for stalking and murdering ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles

An obsessed soldier who stalked then murdered his ex girlfriend by slashing her neck in an act of "utter barbarism" has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 22 years.

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Police bid to trace 61-year-old woman missing in Fife

Police have appealed for information to help trace a woman reported missing from Methil, Fife.

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Council probe starts after four-year-old boy wanders away from nursery

A local authority has launched an investigation after a child wandered out of a council nursery.

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Cattle prod-type device used in 'appalling' Fife robbery

A man was assaulted with a cattle prod-type device by two men who robbed him in an "appalling and violent" attack.

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Satnam Ner elected as STUC's first black president

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has elected its first black president.

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Energy bill price cap could harm competition, says ScottishPower

The boss of energy giant ScottishPower has become the latest to hit out at Government plans for a price cap on gas and electricity bills, warning it could harm competition.

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Brexit without a deal as damaging to UK as Scottish independence - Kezia Dugdale

Tory threats that Britain could leave the European Union without an agreed Brexit deal are as damaging to the UK as Nicola Sturgeon's plans to hold a second independence referendum, Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will claim.

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Ferry turned back after windows damaged in storm

A ferry had to return to port for repairs after windows were damaged in extreme weather.

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Thorny problem for viewers in MasterChef blackberries dispute

MasterChef star John Torode has defended using the term brambles when referring to blackberries after causing controversy with viewers.

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MSPs vote to urge UK Government to scrap 'repugnant rape clause'

MSPs have voted to call on the UK Government to remove the two-child cap on tax credits and scrap the so-called rape clause.

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Independence vote 'next steps' not expected until after General Election

Nicola Sturgeon is likely to delay a statement on the "next steps" towards a second Scottish independence referendum until after the General Election.

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General Election is not about independence debate, says Nicola Sturgeon

The General Election is not about deciding whether Scotland should be independent, the First Minister has said.

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