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Theresa May more in touch with Scots than Nicola Sturgeon, Tories claim

Theresa May is "more in touch" with Scots than the First Minister, Ruth Davidson has claimed, after a new poll suggested the Tories could be on track to win eight seats in Scotland in the General Election.

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Concerns raised about funding sources for Rangers takeover, Whyte trial hears

Former Rangers director Dave King warned that concerns about the sources of funds available to Craig Whyte in the club takeover may lead to "formal investigation" by police, a court has heard.

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Four people hurt after van crashes into bus stop

Four people have been injured after a van crashed into a bus stop.

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Police reveal fears for missing woman last seen in public in 1999

The disappearance of a vulnerable woman last seen in public more than 17 years ago may be down to something "more sinister" than originally thought, police have said.

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Whisky exports increase to more than £4bn, figures show

Scotch whisky exports have risen by 4% in a year to more than £4 billion, marking a return to growth for the sector.

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Five-year plan for Prestwick Airport to return to private sector

Management at Prestwick Airport plan to return it to private ownership within the next five years, a report has revealed.

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Holyrood committee supports plans to merge transport police with national force

A Holyrood committee has backed plans to merge British Transport Police in Scotland with the national force - despite Tory and Labour MSPs refusing to back the proposal.

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College body urged to resume talks after strike by lecturers

A union boss has called on college management to "stop spinning and resume talking" after t housands of lecturers staged a strike in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

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Report raises concerns over education reforms guidance

A commission set up to examine education reforms has raised concerns over the "highly-prescriptive" guidance which accompanies direct funding for headteachers.

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300 faults logged with body-worn police cameras

More than 300 faults with Police Scotland's body-worn cameras have been logged in the past three years.

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Ministers award £450,000 for Big Bike Revival project

A cycling group has been awarded £450,000 to help encourage others to get back in the saddle.

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Greens criticise STV after being left out of televised leaders' debate

STV has come under fire for excluding the Scottish Greens from a live television debate with political party leaders in the run-up to the General Election.

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Teenage backing for SNP in council elections will be strong - Mhairi Black

SNP MP Mhairi Black has predicted a surge in support for the party from teenage voters.

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Tories accuse First Minister of telling 'whopper' on independence

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of telling Scots a "whopper" when she told voters the General Election is not about Scottish independence.

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Population hits 5.4m record high after rise in immigration

An increase in immigration has helped Scotland's population reach a new record high of more than 5.4 million, official figures have revealed.

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Man charged with culpable homicide in Paisley death inquiry

A man has appeared in court charged over the death of a man who passed away days after he was found injured in a street.

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Man found dead in Perth named by police

The body of a man found in Perth and Kinross has been identified as a missing 25-year-old.

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Bash Street Kids cartoonist Leo Baxendale dies aged 86

Cartoonist Leo Baxendale, who created The Beano's Bash Street Kids and Minnie the Minx, has died at the age of 86.

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Craig Whyte trial adjourned due to juror illness

The trial of former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been adjourned for the day as one of the jurors is ill.

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College lecturers out on strike in pay and conditions row

Thousands of college lecturers have gone on strike in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

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