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Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

Education
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
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QMS Andrew Robertson who farms at Titaboutie, Coull near Aboyne

Deeside farm named as Awards finalists

A Deeside farm has been shortlisted in the final three of the Agriscot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year awards.

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A party at Stirling Castle marked 100 years of the Boys Brigade's Junior Section

Boys’ Brigade Scotland director John Sharp spoke to Kirsty Paterson about how – and why – the organisation is so proud to be celebrating 100 years of the Junior section this year.

If you know a member of the Boys’ Brigade – and as one of Scotland’s largest youth organisations, the chances are you will – you might have noticed them baking a giant cake, planting 100 bulbs or learning to play marbles.

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Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

Angered Scots launch campaign to keep Saltires on food packaging

An online campaign rallying against the Union Flag replacing the saltire on Scottish produce has been launched.

Business
BrightHouse

BrightHouse to pay £14.8m in redress to customers

A rent-to-own company which has stores across Scotland has committed to pay around £15m to 249,000 customers following discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Business
Is your job hazardous to your health?

Is your job hazardous to your health?

Sitting down at work is often blamed for poor health, but office workers are less likely to die early than a builder, according to a new study.

Health
Kind-hearted Blaine Stevenson

Local youngster donates signed book for charity auction

A Banchory-Devenick primary school pupil has donated one of his favourite books, signed by popular children’s author David Walliams, for auction at a cancer charity fundraising event this weekend.

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New training hopes to stop people going missing repeatedly

Helping people to stay found

A national charity that helps missing people and their loved ones reconnect has received £59,519 of Scottish Government funding to offer a different kind of help.

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A bill passed through Holyrood has set ambitious targets to slash child poverty in Scotland.

Suicidal thoughts on rise amongst children

Childline held almost 1,100 counselling sessions with children in Scotland who harboured thoughts of taking their own lives.

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Mr Bowie spoke after Audit Scotland found a recognised risk for health chiefs in its annual audit of the Aberdeenshire integrated joint board.

'Fresh ideas' needed to combat GP shortages in rural Aberdeenshire

The Scottish Government has been challenged to come up with “fresh ideas” to combat GP shortages in rural Aberdeenshire.

Health
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

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

Health
Council officers Audrey Hendry, Iain Bell and Margaret Kahn are pictured with Stephen MacGregor from the Scottish Government, Skene School head teacher Amanda Hampton and Jackie Bird who presented the award.

Award for recruitment scheme

An innovative Aberdeenshire Council scheme which encourages people to become teachers has received a major award at a recent ceremony.

Politics
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
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
Seven men and four women have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in their respective areas.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

Crime
This day of action is part of the charitys stated aim that by 2020 there will be 500,000 people in Scotland trained to administer CPR in the event of someone having a heart attack

ScotRail Alliance supports European Restart a Heart day

Rail travellers passing through Aberdeen, Haymarket, Kilmarnock and Inverness stations today will have the opportunity to learn CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) as part of European Restart a Heart Day.

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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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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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