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£6.3m government funding for Scottish Ambulance Service

Extra funding for the Scottish Ambulance Service will help them up-skill paramedics, treat more patients in the community and reduce the numbers requiring hospital admission.

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Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

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Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

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National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

The ScottishPower Foundation and National Museums Scotland have today announced the launch of a new photography competition for primary and secondary school students across Scotland.

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New bucket list challenge launched

New bucket list challenge launched

Scotland’s six most iconic sites celebrated on World Heritage Day as part of the 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

The good progress made on social evictions between 2010 to 2014 has gone into reverse according to new analysis which shows there has been a 24% increase in evictions across Scotland’s social rented sector in the last two years.

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Children really do believe that money grows on trees

Children really do believe that money grows on trees

A pint of milk costs £5, an interest rate is how interesting the bank thinks you are, and money comes from heaven – that’s what kids aged 7-12 really think, according to a new study by pensions advice specialist, Portafina.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson. Pic: John Devlin.

Tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm

Four new laws aimed at tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm come into force today (Monday) including a requirement for judges to direct juries when dealing with trials relating to certain sexual offences.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Beverley Knight is going on tour this summer

Beverley Knight is bringing some Memphis soul to Scotland ...

Following the release of her latest Top 10 album last year singer, songwriter and actress Beverley Knight is embarking on a new UK tour for summer 2017.

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Hideo Yokoyama - Six Four

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Hideo Yokoyama: Six Four

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Val McDermid - Out Of Bounds

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Val McDermid: Out Of Bounds

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Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson.

New curbs against drug-driving

Drug-driving limits and roadside testing will be introduced in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson has announced.

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Muscle, bone and joint injuries are looked up more than any other conditions.

Revealed: Conditions researched most on national health website

New statistics have revealed that Scots looking for health information online look at muscle, bone and joint injuries more than any other condition.

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

I meet the chief constable of Police Scotland as he is preparing to head to London for a colleague’s funeral.

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10 places to visit in Scotland you may not know about

Scotland is famed for its beautiful landscapes and welcoming people and there are many a tourist guide that cover the length and breadth of the country, however not all attractions are as well known as Edinburgh Castle or the Fairy Pools of Skye.

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The growing pains of perfect parenting (and Play Doh...)

Every time I wake up during the night, there’s a different person in the bed lying next to me.

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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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Friday 21st April is the official day of tea (AKA National Tea Day).

Survey reveals which city drinks the most tea

Today, Friday, April 21 is the official day of tea (AKA National Tea Day).

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated and Police Scotland needs to rise to meet that challenge.

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

As policing beats go, they don’t get much more interesting than the whole of Scotland.

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