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Brexit battle to pitch 'tartan Remain' group against PM's vision - SNP

The battle for Brexit will pit Theresa May's desire for a "red, white and blue" divorce from the European Union against the "tartan Remain" campaign, the SNP has claimed.

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Tories threaten to drop backing for Curriculum for Excellence reforms

Ruth Davidson has threatened to withdraw her party's support for the government's Curriculum for Excellence reforms after Scotland dropped down international education rankings for core school subjects.

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Missing RAF serviceman: Drive to hire private investigator passes £20k target

A crowdfunding campaign to hire a private investigator to search for a missing RAF serviceman has exceeded its £20,000 target in less than two days.

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Woman reported to prosecutors after young girl seriously injured

A woman has been reported to prosecutors after an eight-year-old girl was allegedly stabbed.

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Strange tale of perky piglet rescued from busy motorway

A piglet has been rescued after it was found running wild on a busy motorway.

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MP's rape 'survivor' story moves House to tears

An MP has moved colleagues to tears after revealing she was raped at 14, telling the Commons: "I'm not a victim, I'm a survivor."

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Woman 'six times over drink-drive limit' had two children in car

A woman who has been charged with driving six times over the legal drink-drive limit had two children in her car, police have said.

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Clyde shipyard jobs secured as £287m Royal Navy ships deal confirmed

Hundreds of jobs have been safeguarded after the Ministry of Defence signed a £287 million contract for two more Royal Navy ships to be built on the Clyde.

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Ex-football coach facing child sex charge remanded in custody for own safety

A former Celtic Football Club youth coach and kitman charged with a child sex offence has been remanded in prison for his own safety.

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UK Government 'can't use prerogative powers to change Scotland's laws'

The UK Parliament can change the laws of Scotland regarding Brexit - but not the UK Government using royal prerogative powers, Scotland's most senior law officer has told the Supreme Court.

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MSPs to quiz justice secretary on Police Scotland budget gap forecast

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson is to be questioned over a forecast £27.5 million budget gap facing Police Scotland at Holyrood on Thursday.

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Campaigner calls for failure to recycle to be made a criminal offence

Holyrood ministers are to be asked for their view on a call to make failing to recycle a crime.

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Six led to safety after fire hits block of flats

Two children and four adults have been rescued from a fire in a block of flats.

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MPs call for UK governments to pull together to tackle Brexit

Closer links between the governments in Westminster, Holyrood, Cardiff Bay and Stormont are needed to handle the Brexit process, a Commons committee has said.

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Children with learning disabilities 'sidelined' in mainstream schools

Teaching children with learning disabilities in mainstream schools can leave youngsters feeling "sidelined" while teachers feel "untrained, unsupported and stressed", campaigners have claimed.

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Bookbug pack egg shakers being withdrawn amid safety fears

Musical instruments handed to thousands of toddlers in free Bookbug bags are being withdrawn amid safety concerns.

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Report predicts slowdown in house sales next year

House sales are expected to slow in 2017 due to a lack of availability, a report has found.

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Freedom of movement vital for Scotland, Brexit minister tells MPs

Maintaining freedom of movement is "most important" to Scotland as it bids to stay part of Europe's single market, MPs have been told.

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Girl, eight, suffers serious 'stab' injuries in incident at Edinburgh house

An eight-year-old girl is being treated in hospital after she was reportedly stabbed at a house in Edinburgh.

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Federal UK would help 'heal divided society', says Scottish Labour's Dugdale

Transforming the UK into a federal system will help the country "heal our divided society" following the Brexit and Scottish independence referendums, Kezia Dugdale said.

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