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One in three care services had unfilled vacancies last year, report shows

More than a third of care services across Scotland reported unfilled vacancies last year, according to a new watchdog report.

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Ukulele signed by Charles and Camilla to be auctioned for Clutha charity

A ukulele signed by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall is to be auctioned to raise money for the charity set up after the Clutha bar tragedy.

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Ship detained after failure to pay crew withdrawn from auction

An offshore supply ship detained at a UK port for more than a year for failure to pay crew members has been withdrawn from auction.

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Constituency boundary change plans should be dropped, Labour and Lib Dems say

Labour and the Liberal Democrats have called for plans to redraw the political map of Scotland to be dropped.

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Man handed 22-year jail term for 'cold-blooded' murder committed while on bail

A man has been jailed for more than 22 years over a "cold-blooded" murder he committed while on bail.

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Average house price increases to more than £146,000

The average house price in Scotland has risen to more than £146,000, new figures show.

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Men taken to hospital after being sprayed with corrosive liquid

Three men were taken to hospital suffering from burns after they were attacked with a corrosive liquid in North Lanarkshire.

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Woman, 39, dies in 'unexplained' house fire

A woman has died in a house fire in Aberdeen.

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Anas Sarwar backed by English mayors in Scottish Labour leadership battle

Scottish Labour leadership hopeful Anas Sarwar has won the support of the mayors in two of England's major cities.

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Fuel poverty calls issued after increase in number of winter deaths

Deaths in Scotland increased last winter, prompting calls from politicians and campaigners for more to be done to tackle fuel poverty.

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Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson set for celebrity Bake Off appearance

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is to appear on a celebrity episode of the Great British Bake Off.

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Police name woman, 86, who died in crash near West Linton

A woman who died in a car crash in the Borders has been named by police.

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Number of Childline sessions for children with suicidal thoughts up 17%

The number of counselling sessions to help children in Scotland deal with suicidal thoughts has increased by almost a fifth over the past year, the NSPCC has reported.

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Police name boy, 12, crushed to death by wooden pole

Police have named a 12-year-old boy who died after being crushed by a large wooden pole in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Sturgeon 'refusing to give consent to EU Bill until power grab is removed'

Claims by Theresa May's deputy that Brexit talks with ministers from Britain's home nations have ended accusations of a "power grab" by Westminster have been rejected by the Scottish Government.

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Police warning after firework thrown into taxi in Dundee

A taxi driver has escaped injury after a firework was thrown into the back of his cab.

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Briton facing Dubai jail term after touching man's hip says ordeal 'unbearable'

A Briton facing a three-year jail sentence in Dubai after touching a man's hip in a bar has spoken of his "unbearable" ordeal as the case against him continues.

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Nearly 2,000 people waited over an hour for an ambulance in the Lothians

Almost 2,000 people in the Lothians waited more than an hour for an ambulance in a 12-month period, new figures have shown.

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Youth held over death of man found unconscious on waste ground

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a man in North Lanarkshire.

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Tory MSP hired own IT firm for website design and claimed costs on expenses

A Conservative MSP hired his own IT firm to design his website and claimed the costs back on parliamentary expenses.

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