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Man dies after being pulled from water at Cromarty Firth

A man has died after being rescued from the water in the Cromarty Firth.

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Nursery hours longer and more flexible than in 2015, report finds

Flexibility in childcare services increased last year, with a higher proportion of providers offering longer opening hours and school holiday sessions, a new report has found.

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Paris-Aberdeen flight makes emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport

A flight from Paris to Aberdeen has made an emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport.

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Eight charged after Operation Ram officers seize drugs worth £150,000

Police seized almost £150,000 worth of drugs during an operation in the Highlands.

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Scottish and Welsh governments publish amendments to Brexit bill

The Scottish and Welsh governments have published amendments to key Brexit legislation, stating they are necessary to "respect the hard-won devolution settlements".

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'Ridiculous' number of people dodge tax by registering a company, MSPs told

A rise in income tax in Scotland may not be very effective because of the ease with which people can avoid paying, MSPs have been told.

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UK oil and gas reserves will expire in 10 years - Edinburgh University research

The UK's oil industry could be entering its final decade of production, according to new research.

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Nursery bus damaged in botched theft

Would-be thieves have been branded "disgusting" after damaging a nursery bus so badly it could no longer be used.

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Fire service launches new £2.5 million control centre in Dundee

A new £2.5 million fire service control centre has been unveiled in Dundee.

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Investigation into death of detainee at Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre

An investigation has been launched after a Chinese man was found dead at an immigration detention centre.

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Vacant land tax could raise £200m a year, according to Scottish Greens

A tax on vacant land in Scotland could raise £200 million a year for public services, according to research by the Scottish Greens.

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Scotland's statisticians less independent since devolution, Holyrood told

Scotland's statisticians have become less independent since devolution, experts have warned.

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Family tribute to 'happy girl' Amanpreet, nine, who died at home

The family of a "loving and kind" nine-year-old girl who died suddenly at home have said she died peacefully.

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Elation and 'utter relief' for British around-the-world record cyclist

British ultra-endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont says he feels elation and "utter relief" after obliterating the record for travelling around the world on a bike.

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Firefighters tackle blaze at recycling centre

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a recycling centre in Bo'ness.

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SNP, your time is up, Lib Dems' Scottish leader warns

The SNP's "time is up" and the party will lose the next election, the Scottish Liberal Democrats' leader has said.

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Bus driver charged after double-decker crashes into hospital bridge

A bus driver has been charged after a double-decker crashed into a bridge at a hospital, injuring six passengers.

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Workers encouraged to follow in footsteps of pupils by clocking up Daily Mile

Employers are being urged to sign up to an initiative encouraging their workforce to walk a mile a day to improve their health.

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Economists to face off at inquiry over 'crap' Scottish Government statistics

Economists are to face off over Scottish Government statistics described as "crap" by one academic.

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Scottish independence issue needs de-coupling from Brexit, says David Mundell

The question of Scottish independence needs to be de-coupled from Brexit, the Scottish Secretary has said three years on from the referendum.

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