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First Minister says collaborating with Arctic neighbours 'makes sense'

Strong links with Arctic countries are "mutually beneficial" to Scotland, the First Minister has told a forum in Edinburgh.

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Scottish National Investment Bank 'must make country greener and fairer'

Organisations including faith and environmental groups have called on the Scottish Government to make sure the Scottish National Investment Bank exists to make the country greener and more equal.

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Fostered sisters taking legal action against council over abuse claims

Three sisters are taking legal action against a council over claims they were abused by their foster parents for nearly two decades.

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Labour refused Dugdale I'm A Celebrity permission, says new Scottish leader

Labour party bosses refused Kezia Dugdale permission to take part in the reality TV show I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!, the new Scottish Labour leader said.

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Nicola Sturgeon urges constituents to report child sexual exploitation concerns

Nicola Sturgeon has urged residents in her constituency to report concerns about child sexual exploitation to the police.

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New bowel cancer screening test rolled out to help early diagnosis

A simpler bowel cancer screening test is being rolled out across Scotland.

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Former war bunker enhanced to withstand nuclear attacks goes on sale

A former Second World War bunker enhanced to withstand nuclear, biological or chemical attacks has gone on sale in the Highlands.

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Body of elderly man reported missing in East Dunbartonshire found by police

The body of an elderly man who was reported missing in East Dunbartonshire has been discovered by police.

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Nuclear bomb-proof bunker in the Highlands up for sale

An RAF bunker from the Second World War which can withstand a nuclear bomb has gone on sale.

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Chennai Six to receive judgement next week, says sister of man jailed in India

The trial of the so-called Chennai Six has now ended but the British men face another week before receiving a judgement, according to the family of one of the accused.

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Lady Haig's Poppy Factory to receive £2.5m funding

A poppy factory in Edinburgh is to benefit from £2.5 million of government funding.

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Brake charity urges action to cut speeding after 159 die on roads in 12 months

A road safety charity is calling for action to cut speeding after figures showed more than 9,700 people were injured and 159 killed on Scottish roads in the year to June.

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New glacier map to help forecast rising sea levels

New maps of the landscape beneath a major West Antarctic glacier will help forecast the rise of global sea levels, researchers say.

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Review calls for Scottish students to have minimum £8,100 yearly income

Scottish students should be entitled to a minimum income of £8,100 a year, a major review of student support has found.

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Boy, 12, needed surgery after being punched in face outside shopping centre

A 12-year-old boy needed surgery for a facial injury after being attacked by another youth outside a busy shopping centre.

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Young Scots most comfortable buying online but most lax over security - study

Young Scots are the most complacent about online security, despite being the most comfortable with making purchases over the internet, according to a study.

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Scientists make breakthrough in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease study

Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder.

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Fire breaks out at pub in West Lothian town

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a pub in Bathgate.

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New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard campaigns in council by-election

Newly elected Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard is spending his first full day in the job campaigning in a council by-election.

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Kezia Dugdale going on I'm A Celebrity... ludicrous and demeans politics - MSP

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale's decision to appear on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! is utterly ludicrous, a fellow MSP has said.

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