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Greens call for tax changes to secure Holyrood Budget backing

Green MSPs have told Finance Secretary Derek Mackay he will need to make changes to income tax in Scotland if he wants them to help him get his Budget passed at Holyrood.

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Further images released in Scottish Cup final disorder probe

Police have released images of more suspects they wish to tra ce in connection with the disorder and violence at the end of the 2016 Scottish Cup final.

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2,000 gather outside US Consulate in anti-Trump protest

More than 2,000 people gathered outside the US Consulate in Edinburgh in support of women's rights following US president Donald Trump's inauguration.

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UK Government must show renewables commitment, says Holyrood minister

Holyrood energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has called on the UK Government to match Scotland's commitment to renewables.

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Immigration limits could damage Scottish economy, minister says

Any moves by the UK Government to limit immigration could "seriously harm" Scotland's economy, a Holyrood minister has warned.

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Brexit process tearing Westminster pledges to shreds: Salmond

The Brexit process is "ripping to shreds" the UK Government's claims that Westminster and Holyrood are equal partners, Alex Salmond has said.

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Number of qualifications gained by prisoners down by more than a fifth

The number of qualifications obtained by prisoners in Scotland has fallen.

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Ministers 'covered up failed Trident test before vital Commons vote'

Ministers have been accused of covering up a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent weeks before a crucial Commons vote on the future of the submarine-launched missile system.

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Man held over murder bid on Glasgow street

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted murder on a busy city street.

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Woman seriously injured in fatal fire 'getting stronger every day'

A woman seriously injured in a fire which killed her boyfriend has said she is "getting stronger every day" and thanked everyone who helped her.

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Two arrests made as police examine 130 reports of child sex abuse in football

Police Scotland are investigating 130 reports of child sexual abuse in football, with two arrests made.

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ScotRail managing director Phil Verster quits post

The head of ScotRail has quit after less than two years leading the troubled firm.

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Scottish independence would bring 'turbo-charged' austerity - Jeremy Corbyn

Independence would result in "turbo-charged austerity" for Scotland and a "glaring hole" in the cash for essential public services, Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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Hundreds protest at Trump presidency

Protests against Donald Trump have taken place across Scotland to oppose his presidency.

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Man's death not due to act or omission by police, watchdog rules

The death of a man hours after police spoke to him was not due to any "act or omission" by officers, a police watchdog has found.

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Mothers-to-be should get single midwife for majority of care, report says

Every pregnant woman should be assigned one midwife to provide the majority of their care, a review of maternity and neonatal services has found.

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Report finds 'serious concerns' about impact of Brexit

Organisations across Scotland have "serious concerns" about the impact of Brexit, according to a wide-ranging parliamentary report.

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Man faces attempted murder charge after firearm incident probe

A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a firearm was discharged in an Edinburgh suburb.

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Boy, 12, to face charges over Fife church incident

Police have charged a 12-year-old boy in connection with threatening and abusive behaviour at a church in Fife.

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Immigration powers call rejected by UK Government

The UK Government has rejected a call to consider devolving immigration powers to Scotland and changing visa arrangements to encourage students from other countries to stay on north of the border after graduating.

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