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Medical students ordered to resit exam after 'collusion' uncovered

Final year medical students at one of Britain's oldest universities have been told to resit an exam after bosses uncovered evidence of "collusion" among a small number of learners.

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Britain will become a more united nation as a result of Brexit, Theresa May says

Theresa May has vowed to build a "more united nation" as Britain leaves the European Union (EU).

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Nicola Sturgeon to pitch Scottish business to US investors

Nicola Sturgeon is to visit the US to promote Scottish skills and expertise to the North American business community.

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PM stresses importance of joint working by police across UK to fight terror

The Prime Minister has met with officers from Police Scotland to discuss counter terrorism in the wake of the Westminster attack.

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Key education inspection report finds five areas for improvement

Five areas for further improvement have been identified in a major report covering the whole spectrum of education in Scotland.

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Golden eagle numbers to soar after project gets funding boost

The population of an iconic bird of prey is poised to soar after a scheme to boost golden eagle numbers attracted £1.3 million in funding.

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Scottish tourist attractions see 15% rise in visitor numbers

Scotland outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15% in visitors to its attractions, new figures show.

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Crimes against birds of prey dropped 26% last year

There was a 26% fall in recorded bird of prey crimes during 2016, new figures show.

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Gruffalo writer Julia Donaldson backs campaign to save libraries

The author of The Gruffalo has added her voice to a national campaign championing Scotland's library services in a bid to protect them from further cuts.

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Kezia Dugdale urges Theresa May to strike 'best possible' Brexit deal

The Scottish Labour leader has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to secure the "best possible deal" for Scotland in the Brexit negotiations.

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Courses aim to help poorer students enter medical profession

New courses are being set up to boost the number of students from poorer backgrounds entering the medical profession.

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Scotland's construction industry 'stuck in a state of limbo'

Worries over Brexit and the constitution are causing uncertainty in Scotland's construction industry, despite confidence otherwise remaining steady, according to a survey.

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Scottish boxer Jordan Coe dies of heatstroke trying to lose weight for fight

A Scottish boxer has died in Thailand of suspected heatstroke.

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Thousands of volunteers sought for Glasgow's European Championships

Thousands of volunteers are being recruited as the welcoming face of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

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Two police officers injured after car strikes another vehicle and streetlight

Two police officers have been injured after their police car smashed into a streetlight following a collision with another car.

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Police treating death of man found dead in street as unexplained

A man has been found dead in a Glasgow street.

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MSPs urge end to 'distrust' between bodies tackling wildlife crime

An end to the "clear distrust" between some groups which tackle Scotland's worst wildlife crimes has been urged by a Holyrood committee.

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Woman dies and man injured in blaze at Glasgow care home

A woman has died following a care home fire in Glasgow.

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Nursing support for first-time teenage mothers being expanded

A programme of nursing support is to be expanded to all first-time teenage mothers by the end of 2018.

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Referendum plans 'could push child mental health down priorities list'

Mental health services for children and young people could be pushed further down the Scottish Government's priority list by plans for a second independence referendum, Labour has warned.

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