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Teenager killed after being hit by car in East Kilbride named by police

A 15-year-old girl who was knocked down and killed at a pedestrian crossing in South Lanarkshire has been named by police.

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Tory warning over out-of-hours GP shortages in winter months

The Tories have warned of "severe" consequences if out-of-hours GP shifts continue to go unfilled over the winter months.

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Badger enjoys catnap after sneaking into house and eating pet's food

A badger sneaked into a house and ate a pet cat's food before falling asleep in its bed.

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Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of children

The smacking of children will be banned in Scotland, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

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Electric train testing carried out on Edinburgh-Glasgow line for first time

An electric train has been tested on the main line between Edinburgh and Glasgow for the first time.

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No action to be taken against Lib Dem MSP over campaign spending

No further action is to be taken against a Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP over his Holyrood campaign spending last year.

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Transport Scotland faces ferry services budget difficulties - Audit Scotland

Scotland's transport agency could find it "challenging" to provide ferry services that meet users needs within its budget in future years, despite spending having more than doubled in the last decade, public spending watchdogs have warned.

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EU expert warns lack of calls to halt Brexit has left 'huge hole' in politics

A reluctance to call for a halt to Brexit has created a "huge hole" at the heart of Scottish politics, an EU expert has warned.

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Police appeal in bid to trace 63-year-old missing for three weeks

Police are to speak to motorists in a bid to trace a man who has been missing for three weeks.

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SNP can't have cake and eat it over Barnett formula - Chris Grayling

Chris Grayling warned the SNP they "can't have their cake and eat it" after his Government was accused of carrying out "another great train robbery" in Scotland.

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Man suffers serious head injury after gang attack in Glasgow

Police are hunting a gang of youths who left a man in hospital with a serious head injury.

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Sleepover shift care workers to receive real living wage

Care workers who cover sleepover shifts are to be paid the real living wage.

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Service welcomes 'overall reduction' in number of high-rise fires reported

Firefighters have visited more than 1,000 high-rise homes to offer reassurance and support following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Haggis to be sold in Canada for the first time since the 1970s

Haggis is to be exported to Canada for the first time in almost half a century.

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World's first floating wind farm begins generating power off Aberdeenshire coast

The world's first floating wind farm has started to supply electricity to the grid after being officially opened by Scotland's First Minister.

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Unemployment rate rises slightly to 4.1%

Scotland's unemployment rate has risen slightly to 4.1% in the latest period, official figures show.

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No charges against makers of Dunsyre Blue cheese after E.coli death

No criminal charges are to be brought against a cheese maker following the death of a young girl during an E.coli outbreak.

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Family appeal for return of missing mother who boarded bus to London

A missing woman who left home as her family slept is believed to have travelled to London.

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PM defends Tory MP missing welfare vote to officiate Champions League match

Theresa May has defended a Tory MP who will miss a Commons vote on welfare policy to officiate at a Champions League match.

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Edinburgh death: Police identify woman

A woman who died at a property in Edinburgh has been identified by police.

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