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Two arrests made as police examine 130 reports of child sex abuse in football

Police Scotland are investigating 130 reports of child sexual abuse in football, with two arrests made.

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Man's death not due to act or omission by police, watchdog rules

The death of a man hours after police spoke to him was not due to any "act or omission" by officers, a police watchdog has found.

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Scottish independence would bring 'turbo-charged' austerity - Jeremy Corbyn

Independence would result in "turbo-charged austerity" for Scotland and a "glaring hole" in the cash for essential public services, Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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ScotRail managing director Phil Verster quits post

The head of ScotRail has quit after less than two years leading the troubled firm.

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Woman seriously injured in fatal fire 'getting stronger every day'

A woman seriously injured in a fire which killed her boyfriend has said she is "getting stronger every day" and thanked everyone who helped her.

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Mothers-to-be should get single midwife for majority of care, report says

Every pregnant woman should be assigned one midwife to provide the majority of their care, a review of maternity and neonatal services has found.

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Report finds 'serious concerns' about impact of Brexit

Organisations across Scotland have "serious concerns" about the impact of Brexit, according to a wide-ranging parliamentary report.

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Hundreds protest at Trump presidency

Protests against Donald Trump have taken place across Scotland to oppose his presidency.

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Man faces attempted murder charge after firearm incident probe

A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after a firearm was discharged in an Edinburgh suburb.

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Boy, 12, to face charges over Fife church incident

Police have charged a 12-year-old boy in connection with threatening and abusive behaviour at a church in Fife.

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Immigration powers call rejected by UK Government

The UK Government has rejected a call to consider devolving immigration powers to Scotland and changing visa arrangements to encourage students from other countries to stay on north of the border after graduating.

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Network of mental health specialists to help expectant and new mothers

The first Scotland-wide network of specialists focused on improving mental health is being launched.

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250,000 older Scots visit supermarket to beat loneliness, charity warns

Almost a quarter of a million older people in Scotland go to the supermarket to give them a reason to leave the house, a charity has said.

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Lulu making debut at Big Burns Supper festival in Dumfries

A festival dubbed the "world's biggest Burns night celebration" is getting under way in the town where the poet spent his final years.

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Gay MP feared he would be barred from politics over sexuality

A gay Tory MP has told how he questioned whether he would be able to pursue his dream of entering politics because he feared a backlash over his sexuality.

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Donald Trump has 'character problem' but presidency 'could change him'

People will be "very nervous" about what Donald Trump's presidency will mean but the responsibilities of the office could change his approach, Alex Salmond has said.

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Growing trend for paving over gardens puts homes at risk of flooding, study says

The trend of paving over gardens is putting homes at risk of flooding and could see urban drains overwhelmed as heavy rain increases with climate change, research suggests.

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'Relaxed' checkout aisle being piloted by Tesco in Moray store

Supermarket giant Tesco is piloting a relaxed checkout aisle at a Scottish store to allow people to take longer with their purchases.

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New climate change plan targets 66% cut in emissions by 2032

The Climate Change Secretary has set out plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 66% by 2032.

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Nicola Sturgeon vows to 'save' Scotland from Brexit as PM quits single market

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "determined to save Scotland from Brexit", despite the Prime Minister's insistence that Scots who voted to stay part of the EU do not want a second independence referendum.

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