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Red squirrel project given £2.46m in lottery funding

A project to protect and strengthen the country's threatened red squirrel population has been awarded more than £2 million of lottery funding.

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Rail infrastructure commission could transform network, think-tank claims

A think-tank has urged the Scottish Government to set up a rail infrastructure commission to examine projects which could "transform" the network.

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Man arrested over death of young man found injured in Glasgow street

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a young man who was found injured in a Glasgow street.

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Universal Credit driving people to 'breaking point', MSPs claim

MSPs have called on the UK Work and Pensions secretary to fix "shocking" problems with Universal Credit before it is extended in Scotland, claiming it is driving people to "breaking point".

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Scotland channel news programme will use all BBC's resources - Lord Hall

A flagship news programme being created as part of a brand new television channel for Scotland will be able to draw on the global resources of the BBC, the director general of the corporation pledged.

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Finance Secretary hails 'best deal' for Scots as MSPs approve Budget

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay insisted his tax and spending plans will give Scots the "best deal" in the UK as Holyrood approved his Budget for the coming year.

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UK 'reshaping' plans to be voted on at Scottish Labour conference

Labour plans for a "radical reshaping" of the United Kingdom will be voted on by members at the party's Scottish conference.

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Scotland hit by roads chaos and school closures as Storm Doris arrives

Snow, sleet and high winds from Storm Doris have brought travel chaos and school closures to Scotland.

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Singer Paolo Nutini arrested over 'road traffic offences'

Pop star Paolo Nutini has been arrested in his home town for alleged road traffic offences.

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Plane evacuated after landing gear collapses during touchdown

A Flybe plane from Edinburgh has been evacuated after its landing gear collapsed during touchdown.

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First Minister reveals sorrow for schoolgirl's family as killer's sentence cut

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told how her "heart breaks" for the family of murdered schoolgirl Paige Doherty after her killer had his sentence cut by four years.

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Brexit meeting 'has made situation worse', Holyrood minister says

A meeting with a senior UK Government minister on the impact leaving the European Union (EU) will have on agriculture has "made the situation worse", according to Scotland's Brexit minister.

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Lidl to create 360 jobs at new regional distribution centre

A discount supermarket is to create up to 360 jobs at a new multi-million pound regional distribution centre in North Lanarkshire.

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Labour calls on First Minister to prevent closure of children's ward

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to step in to prevent the closure of a children's ward in Paisley.

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in North Lanarkshire

A woman has died in hospital after she was hit by a car in North Lanarkshire.

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Four in 10 European doctors 'considering quitting UK after Brexit vote'

Four in 10 European doctors are considering leaving Britain following the Brexit vote, according to research.

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Footballer's wages seized to settle traffic fine debt

A top-flight Scottish footballer has been forced to settle a traffic fine after having his wages seized.

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Father became living donor after son's kidneys failed

A man whose kidneys failed has said he will never be able to repay his father after he became a living donor to offer him a new lease of life.

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Woman dies in hospital two weeks after road crash

A woman has died in hospital two weeks after a road accident in Dumfries and Galloway, police said.

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Scottish university principals among top 50 earners in UK, report finds

Principals at three Scottish universities are among the top 50 highest-earning of their UK peers, a report into pay and perks for senior university staff has found.

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