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Robert Stratton jailed for life for double killing in Dundee

A man has been jailed for life for killing two people after drinking alcohol and taking cocaine.

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MSPs call on Deputy First Minister to clarify Named Person changes

MSPs have called for clarity on proposed changes to the controversial named person policy following criticism from lawyers and health workers.

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Nicola Sturgeon voices concern over attempts to halt Catalonia independence vote

Nicola Sturgeon has backed Catalonia's right to hold a referendum on independence, saying she is concerned about attempts to stop the vote.

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Edinburgh councillors approve business case for tram extension

The business case for extending Edinburgh's tram network has been approved.

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Council criticised over handling of combustible cladding find at Glasgow flats

Glasgow City Council's failure to provide detailed information on 57 high-rise blocks where Grenfell-style cladding was used has been branded a "monumental" error.

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Pensioner attacked by night-time intruder in own home

An elderly woman has been left "absolutely traumatised" after she was sexually assaulted by an intruder who crept into her bedroom while she slept.

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MSPs back first contract laws reforms over third party rights in nearly century

The first reforms to contract laws on third party rights in almost 100 years have been approved by the Scottish Parliament.

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New polymer £10 note enters circulation

Clydesdale Bank has released the first Scottish £10 polymer note into circulation.

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E-cigarettes less harmful than smoking tobacco, health experts say

Using e-cigarettes is "definitely less harmful" than smoking tobacco, health experts have declared.

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Police investigating RAF gunner's disappearance launch fresh appeal one year on

Detectives investigating the disappearance of RAF gunner Corrie McKeague have released CCTV images of people they want to speak to almost a year after he vanished.

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Remains of 6,000-year-old dwelling found in field during water mains project

The remains of a pre-historic dwelling dating back 6,000 years have been unearthed in a field during a major Scottish Water project.

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Ruth Davidson challenges First Minister over 'flawed' change to Named Person law

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed her government will press ahead with its controversial named person scheme, despite concerns from some that the revised version of the legislation is "deeply flawed".

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Airport seeks to reunite lost teddies with their owners

An airport has launched an appeal to reunite young passengers with hundreds of teddies left behind on their travels.

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Faslane naval base could be threatened by rising sea levels, report warns

Rising sea levels could pose a threat to the naval base which houses the UK's Trident submarines, a new report has warned.

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Theresa May must keep UK in the single market, Scotland's Brexit Minister says

Scotland's Brexit Minister has urged Theresa May to keep the UK in the "world's most lucrative marketplace" - the European single market.

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Nicola Sturgeon attacks Labour's Anas Sarwar over family firm living wage claim

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon hit out at one of the candidates vying to become Scottish Labour's next leader, claiming there is a "gulf as wide as the Clyde" between what Anas Sarwar says and his actions.

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Pensioner attacked by night-time intruder

An elderly woman has been left "absolutely traumatised" after she was sexually assaulted by an intruder who crept into her bedroom while she slept.

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MSPs back move to criminalise psychological abuse

Changes to domestic abuse law which would criminalise emotional and psychological abuse have been backed unanimously by a committee of MSPs.

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Woman, 32, seriously injured after being hit by car on dual carriageway

A woman is in a serious condition in hospital after being knocked down on a dual carriageway.

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Ex-first minister to launch campaign for planning changes

Former first minister Henry McLeish is to launch a new alliance aimed at improving the Scottish planning system.

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