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Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

Scottish residents should expect to see a rise in the number of daddy longlegs (also known as crane flies) this year, after millions of larvae were discovered underground.

News
A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
Arts

Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Crime
Business card...has been created as part of FEAT's upcoming fifth anniversary in May, highlighting the sepsis warning signs people should be aware of.

Video: Sepsis - 20 second-long video could save your life

It’s almost five years since the Fiona Elizabeth Agnew Trust was founded and the Scottish charity has had many successes in that short period of time.

Health
Dog owners are warned over oil

Dog owners are warned over oil

Dog owners are being warned about what is thought to be toxic palm oil being washed up along the Buchan coast.

Health
Armed police on the streets following a terror alert. Photo by Neil Hanna Photography

Terrorism: Be alert and take action

Members of the public are being encouraged to report suspicious activity in a bid to prevent terrorism.

News
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education

Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

News
Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have discovered a process to trigger the death of cancer cells that could be more effective than current methods.

Health
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

News
Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

If you’ve ever struggled to get rid of an old sofa, bed or fridge freezer a new, tongue-in-cheek video showing Scots how to ‘skip the trip to the tip’ is for you.

Environment
Families Need Fathers Scotland has launched www.sharedparenting.info, a new information and discussion website.

‘Families Need Fathers’ launch new website

The charity Families Need Fathers (FNF) Scotland has launched a new website to raise awareness of the benefits of parents sharing the care of their children after they separate.

News
The success of a small business could depend on the name.

It’s all in the name for small businesses

What’s in a name? The long-term success of a high street store, according to a new study which reveals the UK’s best small business names.

News
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

Have your say on proposals for NHS Tayside

Members of the public are being invited to share their views on proposals for the transformation of surgical services in Tayside.

News
Scottish organic farmers encourage the public to wake up to organic

Scottish organic farmers encourage the public to wake up to organic

Members of the Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) are encouraging others to ‘Wake Up To Organic’ this week, as they show how easy it is to switch to an organic breakfast.

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Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

Environment
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