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'Hedge rage' legislation being examined by Holyrood committee

A law dealing with so-called "hedge rage" is to be scrutinised at the Scottish Parliament.

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Minister condemns plans to close 23 Jobcentres

Plans to close more than 20 Jobcentres in Scotland will heap stress on some of the most vulnerable, employability minister Jamie Hepburn has said.

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Inequalities in cancer outcomes 'completely unacceptable'

A "completely unacceptable" cancer survival gap is growing between people living in the most and least deprived parts of Scotland, a charity has warned.

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Detailed MRI scans 'may aid recovery of liver cancer patients'

Detailed MRI scans could help improve the recovery of patients with liver cancer, researchers believe.

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Drivers face tougher penalties in crackdown on mobile phones

Police are warning drivers not to use their mobile phone at the wheel ahead of a new law coming into force next week which will double the penalties for the offence.

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First-time buyers 'better off than renters'

First-time buyers in Scotland are on average about £850 a year better off than those who rent, according to analysis from the Bank of Scotland.

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Call for EU market access post-Brexit as TheCityUK submits wishlist for Budget

Square mile group TheCityUK has released its Budget wish list, urging the Government to improve tax competitiveness, boost regional growth and ensure EU market access when it reveals its economic priorities next month.

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Boy, two, dies after he is recovered from river

A two-year-old boy has died after being recovered from a river.

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Second Scottish independence referendum 'weeks away' from being called

A prominent Scottish independence campaign group has launched a new fundraising drive as it expects a second referendum to be held in May or September next year.

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Mother who died in car crash while driving baby daughter is named

A young mother who died in a crash while driving with her baby daughter in the car has been named by police.

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Man arrested after body found at house following disturbance

A man has been arrested following the death of a man whose body was found in a house.

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Scottish Labour to vote on 'People's railway'

Scottish Labour members are to vote on proposals to take railways into public ownership at the party's conference.

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BBC chief to face grilling over 'dropped plans' for Scottish Six programme

The BBC director general will face "some extremely difficult questions" from MSPs this week over reports the broadcaster is dropping plans for a flagship "Scottish Six" news programme.

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Rural Scotland to receive £640m from EU over 2017-18

Rural Scotland will benefit from more than £640 million of funding in 2017-18, Fergus Ewing has confirmed.

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Young man dies in three-vehicle collision in Fife

A young man has died and two people have been injured following a three-vehicle road crash.

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Brexit views could change like Iraq war public opinion, Lib Dems claim

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will liken plans to leave the European Union (EU) to the war on Iraq, insisting that public opinion across the UK could swing against Brexit.

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Tories to unveil new environmental initiatives

The Scottish Conservatives are to call for new environmental targets to be set to help stop Scotland's natural resources being used up at the current "unsustainable" rate.

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Motor Neurone Disease campaigner Gordon Aikman 'remembered as hero'

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) campaigner Gordon Aikman will be remembered as a "hero" who faced up to his disease with "incredible courage and dignity".

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Scottish Government's legal intervention over Brexit cost nearly £140,000

The Scottish Government spent almost £140,000 on its intervention in the Article 50 case at the UK Supreme Court, figures show.

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Man's death after 'brutal and violent attack' in his home treated as murder

A man has been killed in a "brutal and violent attack" in his own home.

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