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Brexit threat to Dundee's Capital of Culture bid

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "absolutely dismayed" that Dundee's bid to become European Capital of Culture appears to have been scuppered by Brexit.

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Seven police officers investigated for gross misconduct in Emma Caldwell case

Seven serving police officers in Scotland are under investigation for gross misconduct in connection with a murder inquiry, MSPs have heard.

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Former moderator Dr Lorna Hood receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

A former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has received an OBE for her service to the Church and her role in the Remembering Srebrenica charity.

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Restricted patient who absconded back in custody

A restricted patient who absconded while on escorted leave from hospital has been found.

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Annie Lennox appointed first female Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University

Singer-songwriter and social activist Annie Lennox is to become the first ever female Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

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Man dies in hospital after attack outside Ayrshire pub

A man attacked outside a pub in North Ayrshire has died of his injuries.

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No evidence of arthritis in Dolly the Sheep, scientists say

Early fears that cloning may have given Dolly the Sheep arthritis were unfounded, say scientists.

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Scotland's Budget package 'extremely positive' - Treasury minister Andrew Jones

Treasury minister Andrew Jones has rejected claims the Budget funding package for Scotland is misleading, insisting the deal is "extremely positive".

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Man arrested after police seize cannabis plants worth £600,000

A man has been arrested after an estimated £600,000 worth of cannabis was recovered in the east end of Glasgow.

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Holyrood group to review rules around sexual harassment complaints against MSPs

A Holyrood committee is to review the rules around reporting and investigating sexual harassment complaints against MSPs.

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Scotland's child protection system 'does not work', MSPs told

Scotland's child protection system has "great deficiencies" and "does not work", a Holyrood committee has been told.

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Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

Health experts have suggested a minimum price for tobacco to cut smoking in poorer parts of Scotland.

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Leonard tells ministers 'use your powers to stop fire service cuts'

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has urged the Scottish Government to prevent fire service cuts as he addressed a rally outside Holyrood.

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Island residents welcome official recognition for Barra flag

The remote Isle of Barra has had its flag officially recognised after a long campaign gathered momentum following the Manchester terror attack.

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Scottish ministers to join Sleep in the Park event to raise money for homeless

Scottish ministers are to take part in a huge sleep out to raise money for a charity helping the homeless.

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New whisky distillery opens on the River Clyde

Spirit production has returned to the banks of the River Clyde after more than a century as a new distillery opens its doors.

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Woman and child rescued after being cut off by tide in Fife

A lifeboat was called to rescue a woman and a young child who were cut off by the tide in Fife.

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Teenager arrested over attempted murder outside Ayrshire pub

A teenager has been arrested for the attempted murder of a 66-year-old man in North Ayrshire

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Police issue appeal for patient who absconded from Leverndale Hospital

Police are keen to trace a restricted patient who has absconded from a hospital in Glasgow.

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Jail for fake model agency scout who blackmailed young girls

A man who pretended to be a scout for a model agency to groom and blackmail young girls and women has been jailed for more than three years.

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