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Armed police to patrol Ibrox for first Old Firm match of the season

Armed police are to be on patrol at the first Old Firm match of the season.

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Online test data will not bring return of education league tables, Swinney says

John Swinney has moved to quell fears that the new national assessments being introduced in Scotland's schools could be used to bring about a return to education league tables.

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Woman dies after being pulled from sea in the Highlands

A woman has died after being pulled from the sea off Ullapool.

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Flight path changes over Edinburgh Airport put on hold by aviation authority

Plans to alter flight paths above Scotland's busiest airport have been put on hold for now following a decision by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

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Man charged over alleged sexual assault in Aberdeen last year

A man has been charged over an alleged sexual assault more than 18 months ago.

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Nicola Sturgeon reveals sexism she faced in early political career

Nicola Sturgeon has spoken out about the "double whammy" of judgement she faced as a young woman starting out in the male-dominated world of politics.

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Tory MP 'did not vote in Brexit referendum' and left decision 'to everyone else'

A Tory MP has admitted she did not vote in the Brexit referendum because the decision was "very difficult".

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McConnell: Would be wise for Sturgeon to park referendum for at least five years

Nicola Sturgeon should park plans to hold a second independence referendum for at least five years, a former Scottish first minister has said.

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MSP to join selection panel for next chair of Scottish Police Authority

An MSP will have input into the appointment of the next chair of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) following pressure from opposition parties.

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Man saves neighbour's life after fire started deliberately at Paisley property

A quick-thinking neighbour has saved a woman's life after a fire was deliberately started at her home.

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Climate Change Bill must be strengthened, campaigners tell ministers

Campaigners have challenged the Scottish Government to go further and faster to tackle climate change and help protect the world's poorest people from extreme weather and famine.

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Warning over loopholes in Bill to ban wild animals in travelling circuses

Legislation to ban wild animals in travelling circuses must be tightened up to avoid loopholes, a Holyrood committee has said.

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More than £500,000 raised for Edinburgh rough sleeping event in December

More than 2,000 people have signed up to a rough sleeping event dubbed ''Live Aid'' for the homeless, raising £500,000 in less than a month.

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Edinburgh University invest £1m into partnership with The Big Issue Group

One of Scotland's top universities is making what it describes as the largest-ever financial investment in social enterprise by a UK university.

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Glasgow named Scottish University of the Year

The University of Glasgow has been named Scottish University of the Year by an annual guide.

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Baby white rhino treated to facial mudpack ahead of first birthday party

A baby white rhino whose birth was hailed as an important step in the drive to save the species from extinction has been given a facial mudpack ahead of her first birthday.

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Body found in search for missing Libbi Toledo, aged 17

A body has been found during the search for missing teenager Libbi Toledo.

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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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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 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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