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MSPs claim teaching of personal and social education 'inconsistent'

The teaching of personal and social education (PSE) in Scotland's schools is inconsistent and inadequate, according to a parliamentary report.

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Plan to end austerity at heart of SNP manifesto, Nicola Sturgeon says

Nicola Sturgeon will outline a plan to "end austerity" as she unveils the SNP's General Election manifesto.

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Foreign investments reached record high in Scotland last year

Scotland won a record number of investments from overseas in 2016, although growth in the area was substantially lower than the previous year.

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Man in court charged with attempted abduction of two girls

A man has appeared in court charged with the attempted abduction of two girls.

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Firms urged to beat 'nervousness' in export sales push

Small businesses in Scotland remain "nervous" about exporting abroad, according to a study.

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Scottish Labour reiterates independence vote opposition at manifesto launch

Kezia Dugdale offered Scots a "cast-iron guarantee" that Labour will oppose a second independence referendum as she made a pitch to supporters of other pro-UK parties in a bid to break the SNP's "stranglehold" on politics north of the border.

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Court case against RBS adjourned to allow settlement talks

Legal action at the High Court by thousands of shareholders against Royal Bank of Scotland has been delayed for settlement talks.

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General Election campaigning suspended after deadly Manchester blast

General Election campaigning has been suspended after the suspected terrorist attack that killed 19 people in Manchester.

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SNP leader defends candidate amid debate nurse 'smear campaign' claims

Nicola Sturgeon has defended an SNP candidate amid accusations of a "smear campaign'' against a nurse who challenged the First Minister.

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Young people 'face voting generation gap'

Young people in Scotland are half as likely to feel they have the option to vote for someone who "understands their life" compared to over-65s, a new poll has found.

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First oil recovered from redeveloped Schiehallion field near Shetland

The first oil from a redeveloped field has been unlocked following the completion of the multi-billion-pound project west of Shetland.

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Owners of Lewis grounding oil rig pay £400,000 for MCA operation

The owners of an oil rig which grounded on the Western Isles have paid about £400,000 to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA).

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Fire crews tackle blaze in former Royal Victoria Hospital

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze in a former hospital in Edinburgh.

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Teenage driver dies in hospital after road crash

A teenage girl has died after a two-car crash in Argyll and Bute.

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Tories distance themselves from report over 'destitution built in asylum system'

Conservative members of a Holyrood committee have "dissented" from an official report which claims "destitution is built into the UK asylum process".

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Campaigners push Tories over £800m in EU funds for Scotland

A pro-European Union campaign group is seeking guarantees from the Conservative Party on the future of around £800 million of EU funding for Scotland.

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Rugby star Jonny Gray finds new pack companion in rescue dog Astra

An international rugby player has become "kindred spirits" with a rescue dog after giving it a new home.

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Driver, 29, injured in 'targeted attack' in Renfrew

A motorist has suffered a serious chest injury in a "targeted" attack in Renfrewshire.

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I'm now single, says Call The Midwife's Laura Main

Call The Midwife star Laura Main has revealed that she has split from her partner.

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Police arrest man in Paisley bus attack investigation

A man has been arrested and is being held in police custody in connection with an attack on board a bus service in Renfrewshire.

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