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Royal Mail has revealed a new stamp issue featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys from the last 100 years.

Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate iconic children’s toys

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The myth of the ‘relaxing bath’ revealed

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The Electoral Reform Society claims that 1.8 million votes cast in Scotland made no impact on the overall result.

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics

First Minister’s Reading Challenge expands

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Social experiment shows hundreds of people ignoring distressed dog in hot car

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£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health

Baby Box registrations reach 10,000

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Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Nostalgia - racing team

Picture from the past - Banchory team’s Knockhill success

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

Transport

Police appeal after fatal road crash

Transport

Police seek witnesses to hate crime

Crime
Officers want to highlight there are various types of doorstep crime including bogus callers who try to get into a persons home or obtain personal details by pretending to be someone they are not like council staff or charity collectors and rogue traders.

Stay safe against doorstep crime

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Missing girls traced safe and well

Crime
Sisters Grace and Kara McKinney

Police appeal to trace missing girls

Crime
Pollice will be on patrol at a number of schools to deter unlawlul parking

Police crackdown on illegal parking at schools

Education
Jan Cutting, Director of Marketing

RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Education
SDS Careers Advisers from the North East of Scotland who answered calls at the SDS Exam Results Helpline.

Support for pupils with exam results

Education
All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

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The pre-determination hearing will be in September

Council hearing on Dons stadium

Business

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
Andrew Bowie took the West Aberdeenshire & Kincardine seat from the SNP's Stuart Donaldson.

MPs elected to represent Aberdeenshire’s three constituencies

Politics

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

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West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine Tory candidate Andrew Bowie

General Election: Great reception for Tory candidate

Politics
SNP candidate Stuart Donaldson

General Election: SNP candidate reckons result will be close

Politics
Mairi Davies, climate change manager for Historic Environment Scotland with David Barnes, litter & flytipping manager, Zero Waste Scotland. Photo: � Sandy young Photograph.

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The single use carrier bags will not be available in store after August

Tesco getting rid of single use carrier bags

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
Adam Coldwells, chief officer of Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership with Cllr Anne Stirling, chairman of Integration Joint Board.

Praise for health and social care staff in Aberdeenshire

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health