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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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Maitland Mackie

Mackie's ice cream chairman left £2.7m estate

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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

Man dies and woman seriously injured in crash

Man dies and woman seriously injured in crash

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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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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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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Meet the Scot aiming to win the US Super Bowl

Meet the Scot aiming to win the US Super Bowl

Council considers clawing back cash awarded to Glasgow charities in a bid to fill £133m budget black hole

Council considers clawing back cash awarded to Glasgow charities in a bid to fill £133m budget black hole

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The company announced in a tweet that it has suspended more than 125,000 accounts

Twitter now using spam-fighting technology to seek out terrorist supporters

The National Lottery are on the hunt for a secret millionaire

The National Lottery hunt for secret millionaire after winning ticket bought in Glasgow

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Probe launched after football fans post messages stating IRA should be drafted in to "sort" Celtic

Probe launched as football fans post messages stating IRA should be drafted in to "sort" Deila's Celtic

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Edward Snowden

Denmark says US plane was ready to fly Edward Snowden back

Officers at the scene

One dead and two hurt in shooting during Dublin boxing weigh-in

Police said two men dressed in dark clothing entered Malik General Stores

Shopkeeper threatened with knives during Glasgow daylight robbery

Motorcyclist killed in M74 crash named as Paul Newall

Motorcyclist killed in M74 crash named as Paul Newall

24-year-old fraudster sentenced to 13 months in prison

24-year-old fraudster sentenced to 13 months in prison

Julian Assange

Julian Assange in Embassy tirade over UK response to 'detention' report

Matt LeBlanc 'ducking paparazzi' after Top Gear announcement

Matt LeBlanc 'ducking paparazzi' after Top Gear announcement

Man suffers broken jaw after stunt during Nitro Circus show at Hydro goes wrong

Video: man suffers broken jaw after stunt during Nitro Circus show at Hydro goes wrong

Councils will soon have the power to enter privately-rented homes

Councils to be given power to enter privately-rented homes

Celtic fan to answer questions on Celtic legend Jock Stein on Mastermind

Celtic fan to answer questions on Jock Stein on Mastermind

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Expert issues nuclear weapons warning

Expert issues warning on nuclear weapons cyber attack safety

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Nick Nairn admits a health scare made him eat his own words

I preached healthy eating and then let my own diet suffer, says Nick Nairn

Six Nations 'set to generate more than £52m for economy'

Six Nations 'set to generate more than £52m for economy'

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Victoria Station evacuated after 'unexploded bomb' discovered

Victoria Station evacuated after 'unexploded World War II bomb' discovered

The scene in Manhattan

One killed as crane collapses on to parked cars in Manhattan street

To date, the mosquito-borne virus has spread to more than 20 countries

UN calls for expanded birth control in Zika-hit countries

Centrica to sell three wind farms

British Gas parent Centrica to sell Aberdeenshire wind farm

Ten employers in Scotland have been named for failing to pay workers the national minimum wage

Employers 'named and shamed' for failing to pay minimum wage

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Active Zika virus 'found in urine and saliva samples'

Research unit: Active Zika virus found in urine and saliva samples

BBC's Evan Davis reveals dog hydrotherapy U-turn

BBC's Evan Davis reveals dog hydrotherapy U-turn

Child serial killer Robert Black died in prison last month.

Town plans to honour man who saved girl from serial child killer

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Karen Struthers was traced in London after going missing on Wednesday

Police trace missing Kirkcaldy woman

Jeremy Clarkson posts cryptic photo of police car

Jeremy Clarkson posts cryptic photo of police car

Memorial service to be held for cricketer who died celebrating New Year in Scotland

Memorial service to be held for cricketer who died celebrating New Year in Scotland

John Swinney

Mundell: Swinney is making "ludicrous" demands in talks over new powers for Scottish Parliament

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Martin Sime, SCVO chief executive

'Insulting' cut to support for unemployed breaches Smith agreement, charity leaders claim

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Dr Richard Simpson had put forward a series of measures aimed at tackling Scotland's "problematic relationship" with drink

Moves to toughen alcohol advertising rejected by MSPs

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Nikita Ryan

Missing 15-year-old girl Nikita Ryan found "safe and well" in Edinburgh

Celine and Rene

Singer Celine Dion pays tribute to husband Rene Angelil

MSPs unanimously backed the Scottish Government's Carers (Scotland) Bill

Carers support bill backed in Holyrood vote

Scottish Model Eunice Olumide poses for Pass it On Week.

Scottish supermodel lands role in new Star Wars films

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Yorkhill charity reaches £150,000 target for heart scanner thanks to public generosity

Yorkhill charity reaches £150,000 target for heart scanner thanks to public generosity

The top ten borrowed library books in Scotland in 2014/15 were all crime and thrillers

Scots' love of crime revealed in top ten library books

The men have been charged as part of a crime investigation

Three men to face hare coursing charges

The two members of the public were taking part in a stunt at the Nitro Circus show at Glasgow Hydro Arena

Video: two audience members hurt in stunt at Nitro Circus Hydro show

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Dave King

Dave King confirms Rangers have given notice to end Sports Direct deals

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Julian Assange

Julian Assange is being unlawfully detained, says UN legal group

Barry Henderson, 41, from Fraserburgh, was charged with murder

Man faces murder charge over 1998 Fraserburgh fire

The whale died after 8pm on Thursday

Whale washed up on a beach in Norfolk dies, rescuers say

Alex Neil

Alex Neil launches action plan to tackle female genital mutilation

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Hundreds have "liked" the comment on the Facebook page

Quick-witted Police Scotland Facebook response goes viral on social media

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Nicola Sturgeon

SNP accused of "standing shoulder to shoulder" with Tories over tax rises

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Friends actor unveiled as new Top Gear host

Friends actor unveiled as new Top Gear host

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Sir Elton John gives impromptu live performance for London commuters

Sir Elton John gives impromptu live performance for London commuters

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Labour MP Harry Harpham dies aged 61 after cancer battle

Labour MP Harry Harpham dies aged 61 after cancer battle

A new report reveals 40 per cent of non-homeowners believe they will never get on the property ladder

Politicians claim "aspiration has stalled" for Scottish first time buyers

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Terry Wogan

Sir Terry Wogan's funeral to take place next week

Ministers announced they would legislate for one year of relief on business rates

Business rates cut at Tata Steel sites in bid to find new operator

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Pro-rape blogger Roosh V cancels Scottish events amid fears for safety of supporters

Pro-rape pick-up artist cancels Scottish events over safety fears for supporters

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The inside of GCHQ's head-scratching Christmas cryptographic challenge released in their festive card last month

Scots-based codebreaker rises to the challenge of spying agency's Christmas card challenge

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Members of the GMB Union protest outsideGlasgow City Chambers ahead of a council meeting on planned cuts to staff terms and conditions

Council leaders roll back on plans for controversial raft of cuts to staff terms and conditions

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