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MSPs to look into 'active legacy' of Commonwealth Games

MSPs looking into the sporting legacy of the 2014 Commonwealth Games are carrying out a series of research visits across Scotland this week.

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Swinney urges expert panel to 'challenge' ministers on school reforms

An expert panel set to help improve Scotland's schools must "challenge" ministers to come up with "robust" reforms, Education Secretary John Swinney said.

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PM urges voters to make clear they do not want second independence referendum

The Prime Minister has urged voters in Scotland to use May's council elections to make clear to Nicola Sturgeon that they do not want to have another independence referendum.

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New drivers get advice from emergency services amid road safety push

Hard-hitting presentations will be given to new and learner drivers under a fresh scheme to promote road safety.

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Committee calls for views on 'ambitious' plans to tackle child poverty

A Holyrood committee is calling for people to give their views on "ambitious" Scottish Government plans to tackle child poverty.

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Mary's Meals expands school feeding programme into Syria

A Scottish charity has expanded its school feeding programme into Syria to help youngsters rebuild their lives following years of civil war.

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Jeremy Corbyn: 'No appetite' in Scotland for another referendum

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insisted there is "no appetite" in Scotland for a second vote on independence, as he urged the SNP government in Edinburgh "listen to the people and respect democracy".

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Woman charged after man's death in Perth

A woman has been charged over the sudden death of a man in Perth.

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Man charged after two deaths in Dundee

A man has been charged by police following the deaths of two people in Dundee.

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Bring Scotland's railways back into public ownership, unions demand

Scotland's railways should be brought back into public ownership "lock stock and barrel", unions leaders have demanded.

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'Veil of secrecy' around consultation on named person scheme

Campaigners opposed to the Scottish Government's named person scheme have accused ministers of "throwing a veil of secrecy" around its progress to reform the policy.

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Windows In The West print shown in T2 Trainspotting is auctioned for £3,000

An autographed reproduction of one of Scotland's best-loved paintings, which is features in the new Trainspotting film, has sold for £3,000 at a charity auction.

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MSP vows bid to scrap laws aimed at football sectarianism 'within weeks'

A legal bid to scrap controversial laws aimed at curbing sectarian behaviour at football will be lodged at Holyrood before the end of the season, the MSP spearheading the move has pledged.

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Celtic legend Billy McNeill's wife speaks out on husband's battle with dementia

The wife of Celtic legend Billy McNeill has spoken out about his battle with dementia.

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Rescuers broaden search for 18-year-old amid Arbroath Cliffs fall fears

A search for an 18-year-old man reported to have fallen from a cliff is being widened.

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Police say body of man found in house had 'significant injuries'

A man found dead at a house in Renfrewshire had "significant injuries", detectives have said.

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Katherine Grainger tells Desert Island Discs: I won't do any more in a boat

Rowing star Dame Katherine Grainger has accepted she "won't go back and do any more in a boat" and said she does not know what is next.

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Labour's deputy leader brands coalition with the SNP an 'electoral dead end'

A coalition with the SNP at Westminster is an "electoral dead end", Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has said.

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Labour launches website for opponents to second Scottish independence referendum

A new website for people to pledge their opposition to a possible second Scottish independence referendum has been launched by Labour.

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Sadiq Khan tones down criticism of nationalism in speech against division

London mayor Sadiq Khan has attempted to calm the row sparked by his claim there is "no difference" between nationalism and racism.

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