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First Minister vows to explore feasibility of citizen's income scheme

Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to press on with plans to explore a citizen's income scheme for Scotland while acknowledging it "might turn out not to be feasible".

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Defence Secretary hails shipbuilding industry 'certainty' on Clyde visit

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said no other industry has as much certainty as shipbuilding on the Clyde as he moved to allay union concerns over future Navy orders.

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Rennie Mackintosh watercolour secured for the nation in £65,000 purchase

An "outstanding" rare watercolour by artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh has been secured for the nation.

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Actor Greg McHugh sought therapist's help after suffering post-tour anxiety

Gary Tank Commander star Greg McHugh has revealed how he turned to a therapist after suffering from anxiety.

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Man seriously injured in van crash

A pedestrian is in hospital with serious head injuries after being knocked down by a van.

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MPs to examine effectiveness of UK immigration policies in Scotland

A Westminster committee has launched an inquiry into the effectiveness of UK immigration policy in Scotland.

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Family tribute for Edinburgh property death woman

A woman who died at a property in Edinburgh will be "sorely missed", her family has said.

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Attacks on public-sector workers at epidemic proportions, union warns

Violence against staff in the public sector has reached "epidemic" proportions, a union has warned.

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Whistle-blowing hotlines could help women report abuse - Harriet Harman

Harriet Harman has called for whistle-blowing hotlines to be set up in response to the "endemic" abuse against women.

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Man, 19, injured in Edinburgh assault

A young man has suffered serious facial injuries in an early-morning attack in Edinburgh.

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Over 10,000 baby boxes given to new parents since August

More than 10,000 baby boxes have now been delivered to new parents in Scotland.

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Girl hurt by stone thrown from bridge in 'act of stupidity', police say

A teenage girl could have come to serious harm in an incident condemned by police as an "act of utter stupidity".

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Scotland to become first part of UK to ban smacking of children

The smacking of children will be banned in Scotland, the Scottish Government has confirmed.

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Teenager killed after being hit by car in East Kilbride named by police

A 15-year-old girl who was knocked down and killed at a pedestrian crossing in South Lanarkshire has been named by police.

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No action to be taken against Lib Dem MSP over campaign spending

No further action is to be taken against a Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP over his Holyrood campaign spending last year.

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Transport Scotland faces ferry services budget difficulties - Audit Scotland

Scotland's transport agency could find it "challenging" to provide ferry services that meet users needs within its budget in future years, despite spending having more than doubled in the last decade, public spending watchdogs have warned.

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Tory warning over out-of-hours GP shortages in winter months

The Tories have warned of "severe" consequences if out-of-hours GP shifts continue to go unfilled over the winter months.

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Electric train testing carried out on Edinburgh-Glasgow line for first time

An electric train has been tested on the main line between Edinburgh and Glasgow for the first time.

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Police appeal in bid to trace 63-year-old missing for three weeks

Police are to speak to motorists in a bid to trace a man who has been missing for three weeks.

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Badger enjoys catnap after sneaking into house and eating pet's food

A badger sneaked into a house and ate a pet cat's food before falling asleep in its bed.

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