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Brits waste £2bn a year ‘getting rid’ of currency on last day of holiday

News
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport

BSE risk status announced

News

Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

News

Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

News

Survey reveals families in Scotland missing out on time outside together

News

Treating Scotland’s changing drug problem

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The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment

Being a teen today is a breeze, according to new research

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

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Police appeal after fatal road crash

Transport

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime
Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Crime
The incident happened at around 1.30am on Sunday (July 9) as the victim left the show

Appeal for information following serious assault

Crime

Police warning over upsetting cases of puppy and kitten fraud

Crime

Aboyne FP to study for Masters in Law in Boston

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education

Pupils log masses of miles in 2017 Big Pedal

Education

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
North Sea cod stocks have now been declared sustainable a decade after coming close to collapse.

North Sea cod stocks declared sustainable

Business

MPs elected to represent Aberdeenshire’s three constituencies

Politics

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

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Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow as the party publishes its manifesto for the snap General Election

ELECTION 2017: Which of these manifesto pledges from parties in Scotland do you agree with?

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ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

Politics 4
Councillor Martin Ford is looking forward to working with Cllr Johnston again to seek improvements to theCouncil anditspolicies.

Democratic Independent and Green Group reformed

Politics
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment
Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Health

Supermarket recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Health

Adults under 25 “twice as likely” to suffer from hay fever as over 55s

Health
Dentists are urging us to protect our teeth against gum disease.

Gum disease: why are many of us ignoring the warning signs?

Health