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Eggs hurled at priest and churchgoers in hate crime

An investigation has been launched following an apparent sectarian attack on a priest and churchgoers as they made their way to Mass.

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Mother of anxiety drug overdose teenager in plea over parental consent

The mother of a 16-year-old who took her own life by overdosing on anti-anxiety pills has told a Holyrood committee there is a fault in the healthcare system which is "letting young people down".

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Woman injured in fatal Milngavie house fire discharged from hospital

A woman seriously injured in a fire which killed her boyfriend on New Year's Day has been discharged from hospital.

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Nicola Sturgeon vows to 'save' Scotland from Brexit as PM quits single market

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "determined to save Scotland from Brexit", despite the Prime Minister's insistence that Scots who voted to stay part of the EU do not want a second independence referendum.

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Patients left in the cold due to admission delays at Crosshouse Hospital

Frail patients were left waiting in the cold on ambulance trolleys to be admitted to a hospital that was under "extreme pressure" because of the high number of patients, inspectors said.

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New climate change plan targets 66% cut in emissions by 2032

The Climate Change Secretary has set out plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 66% by 2032.

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Budget spending plans 'must improve in key areas to win Lib Dem support'

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has been told to boost spending on key areas such as education, mental health and the police by about £400 million if he wants the Liberal Democrats to back his Budget.

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Fire damage causes severe disruption on ScotRail services

Rail passengers are facing severe disruption following a deliberate fire which caused significant damage to the track and overhead power lines.

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SNP's £1.4m election spend exceeded Tory and Labour costs combined

The SNP spent more than £1.4 million contesting last year's Holyrood election, more than Labour and the Conservatives combined.

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Nicola Sturgeon vows to 'save' Scotland from Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "determined to save Scotland from Brexit".

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Smooth day in Parliament for Tory MSP after charity leg wax

A Scottish Conservative MSP had a painful time at Parliament - having his legs waxed for charity.

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Man dies after van hits tree in Aberdeenshire town

A man has died after his van hit a tree in an early morning road accident in Aberdeenshire.

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Security audit after Tunisia museum attack 'could have saved lives in Sousse'

Lives could have been saved if a travel company had carried out a security audit before the Sousse terrorist attack instead of an assessment after it, an inquest has heard.

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Man in hospital after house fire

A man has been taken to hospital following a house fire.

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Scapa Flow divers reveal new images of HMS Vanguard wreck

The first images of the sunken warship HMS Vanguard have been released by divers given special permission by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to visit the wreck in Scapa Flow.

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Researchers explain mystery of Namib desert 'fairy circles'

The formation of "fairy circles" across the Namib desert may have finally been explained by scientists.

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Economic results show 'positive outlook' for businesses in key sectors

Businesses in Scotland's key sectors have a positive outlook for 2017 but their optimism could easily be rocked, a survey of more than 500 firms has found.

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Poll finds almost half believe poorest will be worse off due to Brexit

Nearly half of people in Scotland think the situation for the poorest in society will get worse as a result of Brexit, a new poll suggests.

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House sales fell back in December but outlook positive

Housing sales across Scotland faltered last month but the outlook for the next quarter is more positive, according to a new report.

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UK minister urged to meet Jobcentre users on closures plan

Scotland's Employability Minister has urged his UK counterpart to meet with those who use Jobcentres threatened with closure before any decision on their future is made.

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