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Drugs worth £20,000 seized after police operation in Dingwall

Drugs with a street value of about £20,000 and cash have been recovered after a police operation in a Highland town.

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Hurricane Gert could bring warmest day of the month

The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to bring a swell of tropical weather to parts of the UK, with the potential for Monday to be the hottest day of the month, according to forecasters.

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Julia Donaldson gives safari park visitors preview of new book at charity event

Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson has given families a sneak preview of her soon-to-be-released new book in a charity event at Blair Drummond Safari Park.

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No Scottish or Welsh government assurances in post-Brexit free trade deal talks

Britain could strike post-Brexit free trade deals without the approval of the Scottish and Welsh governments under proposals circulated among Cabinet ministers by International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.

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Driver who died after motorway crash named by police

A driver who died after his car hit a concrete barrier on a motorway has been named by police.

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Ban on short prison sentences urged by think tank

A think tank has called for a ban on prison sentences of six months or less in Scotland.

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Nicola Sturgeon tells Pride Glasgow 'we still have work to do'

Nicola Sturgeon has said there is still work to be done to tackle discrimination and achieve true LGBTI equality, as she became the first serving first minister to speak at a pride event.

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Boy, 10, seriously injured in 'horrific' motorcycle hit-and-run

A 10-year-old boy is seriously injured in hospital after being knocked down by a motorcycle in a "horrific" hit-and-run.

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'Super-sized' primary school classes soar by more than a third, figures reveal

The number of "super-sized" Scottish primary school classes has risen by more than a third, new analysis has revealed.

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Tories urge backing for volunteer tutor schemes for pupils from poor families

The Scottish Government has been urged to back volunteer tutor programmes for pupils from deprived backgrounds.

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Reward offered for information about man wanted over Glasgow shooting

A charity is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information on the location of a man wanted by police in connection with a murder.

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Vulnerable woman found dead after police attended wrong house

Officers responding to concerns about the safety of a vulnerable woman who was later found dead were initially sent to the wrong house, an investigation has found.

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Nicola Sturgeon admits use of 'national' in name of SNP could be 'problematic'

Nicola Sturgeon has said she wishes she could turn the clock back and change the name of the Scottish National Party.

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No question of any wrongdoing linked to Lib Dem election spending: Vince Cable

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said his party has "nothing to apologise for" after questions were raised about election campaign spending.

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Glasgow fruit market reopens after major fire

Trading at a fire-hit fruit market in Glasgow has resumed after it was partially reopened.

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Free tuition fees policy not sustainable, claims Vince Cable

Offering free tuition fees for higher education in Scotland clearly isn't sustainable, the Liberal Democrat leader has said.

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Driver, 21, dies after car hits barrier on M80

A 21-year-old man has died after his car hit a concrete barrier on a motorway.

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RBS chief vows to change 'too white, too male' boardroom culture

The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland has pledged to help tackle a lack of diversity in British boardrooms by combating a "too white and too male" culture.

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New Cairngorms community wins further planning approval

Plans for a new community in the Highlands have been given a fresh seal of approval despite concerns raised over its impact on access rights in the Cairngorms National Park.

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Boy, 13, charged over Fife bowling club fire

A second teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with a large suspicious fire at a bowling club in Fife.

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