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NHS paid agency more than £1,500 for nurse's hospital shift, figures reveal

Health boards have been forced to pay more than £1,500 for an agency nurse to cover a single hospital shift, new figures reveal.

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MSPs in Brussels to gauge support for connection with EU and single market

MSPs are in Brussels in a bid to gauge support for Scotland keeping some form of connection with both the European Union and the single market.

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Ministers urged to embrace unpopular policies in anti-obesity drive

Ministers may need to introduce measures that are "initially unpopular" as part of a "bold approach" to tackling Scotland's obesity problem, according to MSPs.

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Police appeal over attempted murder of father shot near school

Police investigating an attempted murder will return to the area near a primary school where a man who shot one week ago

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Ex-Labour MSP Graeme Pearson takes on Scotland In Union role

Former Labour MSP Graeme Pearson has been appointed to lead the pro-UK campaign group Scotland In Union.

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Holyrood urged to adopt phased ban of petrol and diesel vehicles

Ministers should consider banning petrol and diesel vehicles from some parts of Scotland as part of efforts make the country more environmentally friendly by 2030.

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Greens call for tax changes to secure Holyrood Budget backing

Green MSPs have told Finance Secretary Derek Mackay he will need to make changes to income tax in Scotland if he wants them to help him get his Budget passed at Holyrood.

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PM faces calls to disclose what she knew about failed Trident test

Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to come clean over a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent, amid claims the Government acted like North Korea in covering up the news.

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SNP MPs at Westminster will 'absolutely' vote against triggering Article 50

SNP MPs at Westminster will "absolutely" vote against the triggering of Article 50, Scotland's Brexit minister Mike Russell has said.

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Further images released in Scottish Cup final disorder probe

Police have released images of more suspects they wish to tra ce in connection with the disorder and violence at the end of the 2016 Scottish Cup final.

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UK Government must show renewables commitment, says Holyrood minister

Holyrood energy minister Paul Wheelhouse has called on the UK Government to match Scotland's commitment to renewables.

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Number of qualifications gained by prisoners down by more than a fifth

The number of qualifications obtained by prisoners in Scotland has fallen.

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Brexit process tearing Westminster pledges to shreds: Salmond

The Brexit process is "ripping to shreds" the UK Government's claims that Westminster and Holyrood are equal partners, Alex Salmond has said.

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Man in hospital after paraglider crash

A man has been airlifted to hospital after his paraglider crashed when he flew over a nature park.

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2,000 gather outside US Consulate in anti-Trump protest

More than 2,000 people gathered outside the US Consulate in Edinburgh in support of women's rights following US president Donald Trump's inauguration.

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Immigration limits could damage Scottish economy, minister says

Any moves by the UK Government to limit immigration could "seriously harm" Scotland's economy, a Holyrood minister has warned.

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Ministers 'covered up failed Trident test before vital Commons vote'

Ministers have been accused of covering up a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent weeks before a crucial Commons vote on the future of the submarine-launched missile system.

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Man held over murder bid on Glasgow street

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted murder on a busy city street.

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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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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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