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No suspension for police chief during probe into gross misconduct allegations

Scotland's chief constable will not be suspended from his role while an investigation into allegations of gross misconduct takes place.

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Ministers face EC fine on farming payments as deadline extension rejected

The Scottish Government faces being fined for its failure to make farm subsidy payments on time after European Commission (EC) bosses refused to extend the deadline for ministers.

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NHS workforce planning needs improved to meet future demand, report warns

The Scottish Government needs to urgently improve workforce planning for the NHS if the health service is to have sufficient staff to meet future demands, public spending watchdogs have warned.

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Migration assessment will look at different needs across UK - Amber Rudd

A major assessment of migration from the European Union (EU) to help develop the post-Brexit immigration system will take into account different needs across the UK, the Home Secretary has said.

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Inverness Castle's rabbit warrens to be surveyed over stability concerns

Rabbit warrens are to be surveyed to see if they are making grassy banks around a Scottish castle unstable.

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Brexit repeal bill discussed by Scottish and Welsh ministers

Scottish and Welsh ministers have met in Cardiff to discuss their opposition to the Brexit repeal bill as the Junior Brexit Minister said it was in the "interests" of the devolved administrations to work with the UK Government on the legislation.

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Car passenger dies after lorry collision in Dumfries and Galloway

A 50-year-old man has died in hospital after a road crash involving an articulated lorry in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Exhausted sailor rescued after yacht runs out of fuel

A stranded sailor had to be rescued after his yacht ran out of fuel while travelling from Denmark to Scotland.

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Boat flooding alarm disabled before three people died in sinking, report finds

A flooding alarm had been disabled on a fishing boat that sunk off the Western Isles as its crew slept, an investigation has found.

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Motorbike passenger dies in crash with car

A motorbike passenger has died in a crash with a car in Moray.

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Graduates offered bursaries in medicine career drive

Bursaries of up to £16,000 are being used to encourage graduates to opt for a career in medicine.

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Border Force vessels 'bring confidence to security in UK waters'

Coastal patrol vessels (CPV) are bringing more confidence to security in UK waters, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said.

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People in poorest areas 'more likely to be obese than those better-off'

People in Scotland's most-deprived areas are more likely to be obese than those in the most-affluent, according to new research.

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'Landmark day' as beef exports can be traded at 'negligible risk' from BSE

Scottish beef exports can be now traded at "negligible risk" from so-called mad cow disease, hailed as a "landmark day" for the industry.

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Village phone lines cut off after vandals damage cabling

More than 800 phone lines were cut off at a village in the Borders after cabling was damaged by vandals.

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More than £22,000 spent on second independence referendum consultation

The Scottish Government spent more than £22,000 consulting on a possible second independence referendum before the plans were shelved by Nicola Sturgeon.

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Police opt to erect security barriers during Edinburgh International Festival

Security barriers are to be erected at Scotland's biggest arts festival in the wake of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester.

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Road closed after fatal crash in Moray

A road has been closed after a fatal two-vehicle crash in Moray.

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'Landmark day' as beef exports can be traded at 'negligible risk' from BSE

Scottish beef exports can be now traded at "negligible risk" from so-called mad cow disease, hailed as a "landmark day" for the industry.

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NHS workforce planning needs improved to meet future demand, report warns

The Scottish Government needs to urgently improve workforce planning for the NHS if the health service is to have sufficient staff to meet future demands, public spending watchdogs have warned.

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