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Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week

Only one in ten women in Scotland exceed the recommended amount of exercise per week.

Health
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Storm Ophelia causes tenement collapse

A city tenement block has partially collapsed after Storm Ophelia battered Scotland.

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The average home holds a host of hidden dangers, especially for the young, the elderly and those who are the most vulnerable.

Driving home the burns awareness message

Home is where the heart is, it’s where you are meant to feel the most safe.

Health
Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Storm Ophelia - Where and when it might hit

Tropical Storm Ophelia is set to hit parts of Scotland today, with travel operators warning of disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

Environment
No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

Crime
Scotland steps up to become a lifesaving nation!

Scotland steps up to become a lifesaving nation!

Hundreds of people will learn life saving CPR skills today (Monday, October 16) at community events across Scotland – skills that could save a life when someone goes into cardiac arrest.

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‘Round pound’ is obsolete from midnight

‘Round pound’ is obsolete from midnight

Shoppers and retailers are preparing to bid farewell to the old “round pound” as the coin ceases to become legal tender at midnight.

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Police seize heroin worth £364,000 in Calton raid

Police seize heroin worth £364,000 in Calton raid

Police seized hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of drugs following a raid in Glasgow on Thursday.

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Scottish Government urged to act on climate emergency

Scottish Government urged to act on climate emergency

Activists inflated a huge warming earth globe outside Scottish Government headquarters at St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh today to highlight the emergency of climate change and urge greater action from the Scottish Government.

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Hate has no home in Scotland

Hate has no home in Scotland

The Scottish Government has joined with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS) to launch a new campaign against hate crime.

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Animal magic at SSPCA’s Halloween night

Animal magic at SSPCA’s Halloween night

The SSPCA’s Glasgow centre is inviting local animal lovers to a haunted holiday Halloween party at the Rolls Royce Social Club in Ibrox.

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Michael Caine movie is now a fun musical

Michael Caine movie is now a fun musical

The Minerva Club drama group will perform a musical based on the movie Dirty Rotten Scoundrels at Eastwood Park Theatre next month.

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Southside bar hosts unique hit film night

Southside bar hosts unique hit film night

Top Scottish independent film-makers gathered in a Newlands bar-restaurant this week for a screening of seven smash hit short films.

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Seven types of bad driver revealed

Seven types of bad driver revealed

Bad drivers are the bane of every motorist’s life but now a new study claims poor drivers always fall into one of seven categories - so do you recognise them?

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Fun and frolics of pet ownership revealed

Fun and frolics of pet ownership revealed

From eating passports, getting stuck behind fireplaces or escaping onto the house roof, vets have compiled a list of amusing and extraordinary antics of puppies and kittens.

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House move heebie jeebies on Friday 13th

House move heebie jeebies on Friday 13th

With Friday, October 13, upon us (today), analysts at Registers of Scotland (RoS) took a peek at our records to see whether this noteworthy date affects people’s property buying habits.

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Carbon monoxide alarm

Renters at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning

New research for the ‘Carbon Monoxide Be Alarmed!’ campaign has revealed that almost a third of renters in the UK do not have a life-saving CO alarm in their property, with four in five unaware that it is their responsibility - and not their landlord’s - to provide one.

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Dog name choice reveals where in the UK you are from

Dog name choice reveals where in the UK you are from

You are more likely to hear calls for Hugo, Bailey, Alfie and Max in parks in Scotland, than you are in many other areas of the UK, a survey of the most popular dog names has revealed.

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Mountain hare culls continue despite a period of “voluntary restraint”

Mountain hare culls continue despite a period of “voluntary restraint”

A coalition of ten environmental and outdoor organisations have repeated their appeal to the Scottish Government to introduce urgent safeguards for mountain hare populations.

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