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Tea and toast to Marie Curie

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Tthe Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland confirms that 99.91 per cent of samples pass stringent water quality tests, but has highlighted that where failures do occur, many are a result of the hygienic condition of kitchen taps.

Scottish homeowners should take no chances with household plumbing

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Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

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Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health

Brits waste £2bn a year ‘getting rid’ of currency on last day of holiday

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport

BSE risk status announced

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Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

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Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Bo’ness steam train Maude on iconic list

Transport

Commuters faced further misery on the trains this morning

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime

Police seek help to trace missing Bo’ness man

Crime

Appeal for witnesses to suspected bogus callers’ sting

Crime

Kids warned about danger of the railway

Education
West Lothian probationer teachers 2017

New teachers welcomed to West Lothian schools

Education

Work on classrooms at Linlithgow Academy underway

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

Staff shortages force charity shop to close

Business
Pic Greg Macvean - 27/03/2017 - Queensferry Crossing bridge

Queensferry Crossing could host more walks

Business

HMS Queen Elizabeth to anchor off Kirkcaldy tonight

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MP Mafrtyn Day and his election team at the count. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Politicians look forward after momentous General Election

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MP demands an end to plans for ‘extreme Brexit’

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John McNally retains the Falkirk constituency seat for the SNP

General Election: SNP duo heading back to Westminster

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Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

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The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment

Campaign calls for people to put their butts away

Environment

Tea and toast to Marie Curie

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Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health

Campaign calls for people to put their butts away

Environment

Shortage of doctors leads to changes in out-of-hours care

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Hospice will be quids in

Health