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Businesses need clarity on Scotland's post-Brexit powers, economists say

Economists have urged the UK Government to provide more clarity on the powers that will come to Holyrood after Brexit.

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Labour: It's time for a serious debate on tax

Opposition parties will urge the SNP to set out its position on increasing income tax during a debate at Holyrood.

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Swinney faces criticism over school governance reforms

The Education Secretary has been criticised for "doubling-down" on planned reforms to school governance.

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Driver killed and three injured in Moray road crash

A young woman has died and three people are being treated in hospital after a one-car crash in Moray.

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Teenage cyclist in hospital after hit and run on A7

A teenage cyclist has been taken to hospital following a hit and run.

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Cladding similar to Grenfell Tower found in dozens of Glasgow high rise blocks

Dozens of high rise developments in Glasgow have cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, it has been confirmed.

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New service to help Scottish companies reach potential £100m turnover

A service to support more companies in Scotland with the potential to reach turnover upwards of £100 million has been launched by Scottish Enterprise.

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Rising costs causes confidence drop for small Scottish businesses, survey finds

Confidence among small businesses in Scotland has plummeted amid rising costs, according to a new survey.

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Hero's return awaits round-the-world cyclist

The fastest man to cycle around the globe is due to return home to Scotland after completing his record-breaking feat.

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Parents pay £41k premium to buy home near top performing schools, report finds

Parents are paying a £41,000 premium to buy homes near the country's top performing state schools, new research suggests.

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New printing method creates ultra-high resolution images that will not fade

A new form of high-resolution 'printing' which could be developed for anti-counterfeiting measures in banknotes has been discovered by scientists.

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Study sheds light on life in prehistoric Orkney

New insights into the rivalry of communities living in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago have been revealed in a new study.

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Business leaders go back to school to learn how to spot internal fraudsters

A "Fraud Academy" is being launched to help businesses tackle economic crime which affects half of Scottish companies.

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Scottish and Welsh governments publish amendments to Brexit bill

The Scottish and Welsh governments have published amendments to key Brexit legislation, stating they are necessary to "respect the hard-won devolution settlements".

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Man dies after being pulled from water at Cromarty Firth

A man has died after being rescued from the water in the Cromarty Firth.

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Nursery hours longer and more flexible than in 2015, report finds

Flexibility in childcare services increased last year, with a higher proportion of providers offering longer opening hours and school holiday sessions, a new report has found.

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Paris-Aberdeen flight makes emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport

A flight from Paris to Aberdeen has made an emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport.

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Eight charged after Operation Ram officers seize drugs worth £150,000

Police seized almost £150,000 worth of drugs during an operation in the Highlands.

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'Ridiculous' number of people dodge tax by registering a company, MSPs told

A rise in income tax in Scotland may not be very effective because of the ease with which people can avoid paying, MSPs have been told.

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UK oil and gas reserves will expire in 10 years - Edinburgh University research

The UK's oil industry could be entering its final decade of production, according to new research.

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