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June trial date for men accused of attempting to murder police officers

Two men accused of attempting to murder two police officers by knocking them over are to stand trial in June.

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Tributes paid at memorial service for former Labour MP Tam Dalyell

Friends and former colleagues have remembered the life of politician Tam Dalyell, the former Labour MP who coined the West Lothian question.

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Man, 23, charged over death of Aberdeenshire pensioner Brian McKandie

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a pensioner in Aberdeenshire almost a year ago.

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£1.7bn investment for military bases announced

Scottish military bases are to be upgraded in a £1.7 billion investment programme, the UK Defence Secretary has announced.

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RBS cost-cutting drive expected to result in job cuts after £7bn annual loss

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £7 billion annual loss and announced a major cost-cutting drive expected to result in large-scale job losses.

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Kezia Dugdale's plan for more federal UK backed at Scottish Labour conference

Scottish Labour members have backed leader Kezia Dugdale's vision for a more federal UK at the party's conference in Perth.

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First Minister unveils funding boost for Scotland women ahead of Euro 2017

Nicola Sturgeon has backed Scotland's women's football team to raise the profile of the sport as she unveiled a funding partnership ahead of this summer's European Championships.

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Elizabeth Cross presented to sister of soldier killed in Korean War

The sister of a soldier killed in the Korean War has been presented with the Elizabeth Cross 65 years after his death in recognition of his bravery.

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Dogs to receive PDSA awards for bravery and devotion to duty

Three dogs are to be honoured by a veterinary charity at the Scottish Parliament for their bravery and devotion to duty.

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Universal Credit driving people to 'breaking point', MSPs claim

MSPs have called on the UK Work and Pensions secretary to fix "shocking" problems with Universal Credit before it is extended in Scotland, claiming it is driving people to "breaking point".

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Figures show considerable reduction in expenditure by Scottish councils

Scottish councils have reduced their spending by 11% between 2010/11 and 2015/16, according to a new report.

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Rail infrastructure commission could transform network, think-tank claims

A think-tank has urged the Scottish Government to set up a rail infrastructure commission to examine projects which could "transform" the network.

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Red squirrel project given £2.46m in lottery funding

A project to protect and strengthen the country's threatened red squirrel population has been awarded more than £2 million of lottery funding.

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Man arrested over death of young man found injured in Glasgow street

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a young man who was found injured in a Glasgow street.

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Scotland channel news programme will use all BBC's resources - Lord Hall

A flagship news programme being created as part of a brand new television channel for Scotland will be able to draw on the global resources of the BBC, the director general of the corporation pledged.

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Finance Secretary hails 'best deal' for Scots as MSPs approve Budget

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay insisted his tax and spending plans will give Scots the "best deal" in the UK as Holyrood approved his Budget for the coming year.

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Scotland hit by roads chaos and school closures as Storm Doris arrives

Snow, sleet and high winds from Storm Doris have brought travel chaos and school closures to Scotland.

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Singer Paolo Nutini arrested over 'road traffic offences'

Pop star Paolo Nutini has been arrested in his home town for alleged road traffic offences.

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Plane evacuated after landing gear collapses during touchdown

A Flybe plane from Edinburgh has been evacuated after its landing gear collapsed during touchdown.

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First Minister reveals sorrow for schoolgirl's family as killer's sentence cut

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told how her "heart breaks" for the family of murdered schoolgirl Paige Doherty after her killer had his sentence cut by four years.

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