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Ministers to discuss objections to Brexit repeal bill

Scottish and Welsh ministers will meet in Cardiff today to discuss their opposition to the Brexit repeal bill.

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Police Scotland's chief constable investigated over gross misconduct claims

Police Scotland's chief constable is being investigated by the police watchdog over claims of gross misconduct.

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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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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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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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Road closed after fatal crash in Moray

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Police Scotland's chief constable investigated over gross misconduct claims

Police Scotland's chief constable is being investigated by the police watchdog over claims of gross misconduct.

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Glasgow 2014 medallist abandons judo return bid amid crash recovery

Commonwealth Games medallist Stephanie Inglis has admitted defeat in her bid to return to competitive judo as she continues her recovery from a horrific motorbike crash in Vietnam.

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Lifeboat crews come to aid of French yacht

Lifeboat crews went to the aid of French yacht after the vessel ran aground with seven people on board.

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Child abuser jailed for 12 years over 'sickening' attacks spanning a decade

A child abuser has been jailed after carrying out a "sickening" catalogue of offences across a decade.

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Family 'devastated' after death of man found stabbed in street in Paisley

The family of a young man who was stabbed in a Renfrewshire street have been left "completely devastated" by his death, say police.

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Boy, eight, robbed of clothes after being threatened with knife

An eight-year-old boy was threatened with a knife before being robbed of his clothing at a primary school in South Lanarkshire.

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'Generation X' at increased risk of drug-related death, study claims

Rising inequality during the 1980s increased the risk of drug-related deaths among members of so-called Generation X, according to new research.

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Schools attainment warning issued by international education advisers

Experts have warned that Scottish Government efforts to raise attainment in schools risked moving away from the ethos of Curriculum for Excellence (CfE).

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