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Gareth Blair

Officer who failed to treat killing of Chinese driver as racist crime becomes top murder detective in Scotland

How rape advocate Roosh V trolled Scotland

Kezia Dugdale

Labour refuses to explain how tax plan will avoid hitting low-paid

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Frank McAveety

McAveety makes threat of legal action after compliant about leadership

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Scot accused of using Twitter to commit international share fraud made haul of just £70

The industrial unit that will be home to Robot Wars

Robot Wars set to return to our screens ... filmed in a warehouse in Renfrew

A bee on a thistle.

Photograph By Colin Mearns.  1 July 2004
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Pesticides toxic to bees still being used in Scotland

Children hanging around outside blocks of flats in Pollokshaws, Glasgow, in 2003. Photo: Colin Mearns (Herald and Times).

No more mean city ... the truth about Glasgow’s street gangs in 2016

Scotlands Makar Liz Lochhead with her exhibition at Scotland Street School. Liz is showing her own work and has curated other pieces on the theme of childhood, primary school and memory.


Pictures Kirsty Anderson Herald & Times (55093914)

The search for a new Makar begins as Lochhead bows out with a ' je ne regrette rien'

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Hen Harrier in flight 
These three pictures show the watchful hen harrier in its natural habitat on
a grouse moor. They grey coloured bird is the male,  the brown is the
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Wildlife crime: landowners and SNH lock horns over killing of protected birds of prey

Choje Akong Rinpoche, obit (55093280)

After death sentence, family and friends of Scotland's murdered Buddhist lama plead for clemency

Ricky Mason

Spy row officer lodges complaint against her superior

New obstacle emerges to fiscal framework deal

New obstacle emerges to fiscal framework deal

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Arthur Misty Thackeray

UKip MEP still employing assistant facing sex charges

Nicola Sturgeon and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

SNP lead Scottish campaign to stay in European Union

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Tish Tindall, of the Rock Academy performing arts school, teamed up with Hollywood producer David Gest to bring Robert Burns The Musical to the stage

Creator of Robert Burns musical inspired by Michael Jackson now turns to Charles Dickens

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne leaves the Treasury to present the Autumn Statement to Parliament in November 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Andy Rain/pool.

Warning Tory housing benefit plan will have 'catastrophic impact' on vulnerable

CONCORD, NH - NOVEMBER 4: Donald Trump supporter Dean Blake holds a Trump sign at the State House November 4, 2015 in Concord, New Hampshire. Each candidate must file their paperwork to be on the New Hampshire primary ballot to be held February 9. (Photo

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in New Hampshire

Syrians walk towards the Turkish border at the Bab al-Salam border gate, Syria, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Turkish officials say thousands of Syrians have massed on the Syrian side of the border seeking refuge in Turkey. Officials at the governments crisis man

Syrian refugee numbers soar at Turkey border

Councils back down in budget feud with Swinney

Councils back down in budget feud with Swinney

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Assisted suicide doctor, Dr Erika Preisig ahead of giving a talk at The Mitchell Library, Glasgow. Photo: Stewart Attwood.

Suicide doctor arrives in Scotland to campaign for right to die

Shirley Spear, co-owner of the Three Chimneys, is campaigning for an upgrade of an airstrip on Skye

New airport would 'create economic boom' on Isle of Skye

Fears of 'big chill' from lobbying register over-stated, says survey

Fears of 'big chill' from lobbying register over-stated, says survey

Teacher Stella Machinjiri, with her pupils in class at M’bwetu Primary School in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe. Photo: ACTIONAID UK/AMOS GUMULIRA

UK government urged to end "unfair" colonial-era tax treaty with Malawi

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Hen harriers virtually exterminated in northeast Scotland

Rescue personnel help a child rescued at the site where a 17-storey apartment building collapsed during an earthquake in Tainan, southern Taiwan, February 6, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer        EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE      TPX IMAGES OF THE D

Construction concerns after quake deaths

'It's all about reputation, so people will say 'he's crazy' - gang members in their own voices

Swathes of younger voters may go missing from polling stations ahead of May's Holyrood vote, new research reveals

The death of generation indyref? Young voters set to shun Holyrood vote

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Archbishop Philip Tartaglia has made a plea to Catholic teachers to return to the sector

Recruitment crisis in Scottish Catholic schools

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Union activists join Rangers fans in Scots landmarks protest over Sports Direct

Rangers fans join union activists in Scots landmarks protest over Sports Direct

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Thousands of staff will be on the move as plans are launched to scrap some of Glasgow's controversial council spin-off companies

Thousands of staff on the move as plans launched to scrap controversial council spin-off companies

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Hundreds carry on anti-rape protest in Scotland after Roosh V cancels 'pick-up artists' meetings

VIDEO: Hundreds carry on anti-rape protest in Scotland after Roosh V cancels 'pick-up artists' meetings

Kezia Dugdale's bid to refresh her party looked to have failed as Labour stalwarts dominated the party's regional lists

Dugdale's search for fresh blood falls flat as Labour veterans dominate party lists

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Swiss GP who helped Scots cousins end their lives urges legalised assisted dying

Swiss GP who helped Scots cousins end their lives urges legalised assisted dying

Kenny MacAskill

Kenny MacAskill secures deal to write Lockerbie book

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Yvette Cooper

Labour bids to block devolution of abortion laws to Scotland

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Clackmannanshire Council is considering proposals to hand more power over the running of schools to parents and pupils

Radical plan to involve parents and pupils in school decisions

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Andy Wightman expressed concern Scotland was generating a "shameful reputation as a place to launder money".Picture: Stewart Attwood

Scotland advertised across Eastern Europe as tax haven

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Rory Mair, outgoing chief executive at local authority umbrella body Cosla

Council chief sparks row with teaching unions after accusing them of "holding schools back"

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Cat Boyd, the top RISE candidate in the Glasgow region

Left wingers RISE hit back after Greens write off election chances

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Alex Rowley

Alex Rowley to lead Labour's Holyrood elections campaign

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Jeremy Corbyn: Staying in EU is in best interests of British people

Jeremy Corbyn: Staying in EU is in best interests of British people

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Razor clams

Greens back police bid to stop airlines exporting gangland razor clams

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Glasgow University

Loss of graduate work scheme "cost £250m," say universities

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Maitland Mackie

Mackie's ice cream chairman left £2.7m estate

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SNP keyboard supremo Pete Wishart with Labour politicians Kevin Brennan and Ian Cawsey alongside Tory Greg Knight. Collectively known as MP4.

Unspun: Pete set out his Euro vision for UK

Chariots of Fire

Will this be the end of free parking at beach made famous by Chariots of Fire?

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Pictured examining the finial at the very top of the tower is stonemason foreman Jim Smith of Conservation Masonry Ltd.   Picture: Colin Mearns

Expert craftsmen repair Glasgow University belltower

Father of injured boy talks of motorbike stunt crash

Father of injured boy talks of motorbike stunt crash

Firefighters treated in hospital after engines come off road responding to call

Firefighters treated in hospital after engines come off road responding to call

Man dies and woman seriously injured in crash

Man dies and woman seriously injured in crash

Man arrested over shooting near primary school

Man arrested over shooting near primary school

Gunners from 105th Regiment Royal Artillery firing a 21-Gun Royal Salute at Edinburgh Castle to mark the 64th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. (Mark Owens/Army HQ Scotland/MoD/Crown)

Edinburgh Castle gun salute marks 64th anniversary of Queen's accession to the throne

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DAVID MCBRYAN: Took on Christmas card challenge.

Code-breaker nearly outsmarts GCHQ

Junior doctors and their supporters stage a "masked march" protest in London over pay and conditions, the third time they have taken to the streets in protest at the Government's proposals. (PA)

Vanessa Redgrave hails NHS staff as she backs junior doctors in dispute

Burger queen, Trudi Logan wearing her unique design. Picture: Colin Mearns

Students showcase creative talents using materials normally thrown away

Swinney: public-sector job losses regrettable but cuts should not be plugged by income tax hike

Swinney: public-sector job losses regrettable but cuts should not be plugged by income tax hike

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Rangers administrators have five charges dropped in fraud case

Rangers administrators have six charges dropped in fraud case

Cornton Vale prison in Stirling

New prisons for women will look like flats and children will be able to stay over, prison chief reveals

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Kezia Dugdale

Kezia Dugdale unveils Scottish Labour list candidates for Scottish Parliament elections

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One of the Allied Vehicles minibuses sold off by SPT last year for between £450-£1,250

SPT bus sell off branded "disastrous" as some six-year-old vehicles fetch just £450

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Poll: Labour and Conservatives neck and neck ahead of Holyrood election

Poll: Labour and Conservatives neck and neck ahead of Holyrood election

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Around 21,000 retired police officers will receive extra pension payments

21,000 retired police officers to get extra pension payments after mismanagement

JK Rowling just tweeted her own username and Twitter is confused

JK Rowling tweeted her own username and Twitter thought we had another Ed Balls situation

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Moving in the same direction? Cameron says Sturgeon talks deadline "artificial"

Cameron pressures Sturgeon to drop Valentine's Day talks deadline

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Harmonium Project at Usher hall, Edinburgh International Festival

Tourist Tax: Major Edinburgh venues throw weight behind plan

Mike Ashley

Football watchdogs 'correct to fine Mike Ashley' over dual ownership, court hears

Scottish Christian rock band White Light in the 1970s

Ageing Scots rockers rediscovered after 40 years

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David Cameron

David Cameron charm offensive to sell EU reform package receives boost

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Rescue workers search a collapsed building from an early morning earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Search for survivots after deadly Taiwan earthquake

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