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New Mount Stuart director enjoying life on Bute

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Scotrail is the best performing large train operator in the UK

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Scottish Oyster Shucking Championships launched

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Cats Protection outlines simple steps to keep puss purring throughout the year

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Thousands urge Scottish Government to raise their ambition on climate change

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Reports of child neglect on the rise

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Community carbon-free food coming to Rothesay?

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Keith Brooke steps down as RHASS chairman

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Scotland’s happiest place is on a beach in the Hebrides

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Non-employment in older age is associated with feeling isolated & under-utilised

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More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Photo by White House Studios 2017.

Opening date confirmed for Queensferry Crossing

Transport
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport

Public consultation on sentencing guidelines for Scottish courts

Crime
The new law came into force from July 3, 2017

Sharing intimate images without consent is not always about revenge

Crime
The stolen black RS500 model is still missing.

Police issue Scotland-wide appeal after theft of rare cars

Crime
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
John Swinney speaks with career adviser Nicole Grant during his visit to the SDS centre.

Helpline goes live for exam results advice

Education
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is opening its exam results helpline once again on Tuesday, August 8.

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Dr Natalie Coull with the training tool

Cybercrime game helps train 100 officers

Crime

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Business
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

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Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport

1.8 million Scottish votes “wasted” in General Election

Politics
Argyll and Bute MP Brendan O'Hara, who retained his parliamentary seat for the SNP in last week's general election.

Argyll and Bute MP slams PM for election gamble

Politics

Live Blog: General Election 2017 fallout

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Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow as the party publishes its manifesto for the snap General Election

ELECTION 2017: Which of these manifesto pledges from parties in Scotland do you agree with?

Politics

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

Politics

Zero Waste Scotland launches new partnership approach to prevent litter

Environment
Could you be a hedgehog champion?

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Environment
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

Environment

£3 million boost for Edinburgh and Glasgow cancer centres

Health
Suicides in Scotland have seen a rise for the first time in six years.

Sharp rise in Scotland’s suicide rate

Health
BMA Scotland is calling for minimum unit pricing of alcohol following a !0 per cent rise in alcohol-related deaths.

Calls for minimum pricing to tackle rising alcohol problem

Health
Shona Robison hopes the bursaries will encourage students.

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health