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Police officer knocked to ground by car thought she was going to die, court told

A police officer has told a court she thought she was going to die after being knocked to the ground by a car as she attended an incident in Glasgow.

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Scottish minister gives formal dispute warning in DUP deal row

The Scottish Government has threatened to invoke formal dispute resolution procedures with the UK Government as the row over the Tories' £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) intensified.

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Cladding removed from Napier University halls after inspection

Edinburgh Napier University is removing cladding from one of its halls of residence after it was found to be the same type said to have been used on Grenfell Tower.

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Independence vote on hold but likely before 2021 - Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence are being put on hold - but added it is still "likely" there could be another ballot before 2021.

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Shona Robison issues maternity unit pledge to bereaved families

Health Secretary Shona Robison has promised bereaved families that improvements will be made following a review into adverse events at a maternity unit where some babies died.

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Paolo Nutini 'told police officer he drunk vodka before driving home'

Singer Paolo Nutini told a police officer he drunk vodka in a pub with friends before driving home, a court has heard.

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Armed robbers take designer watches in raid at Gleneagles Hotel store

Designer watches have been stolen in a "shocking" armed robbery at a jewellery store in the five-star Gleneagles Hotel.

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Police forensic services improvements not delivered, watchdog says

The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) and Police Scotland have failed to deliver improvements to forensic services, a watchdog has concluded.

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Bill passed to merge transport police with Police Scotland despite opposition

Holyrood has passed legislation to merge transport policing in Scotland with the national force despite widespread opposition.

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Cancer charity 'disappointed' after waiting-times targets missed

Cancer charities have called for urgent progress on waiting-times as new figures reveal key targets have been missed again.

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City deals should prioritise tackling poverty, charity says

Tackling poverty and inequality should be priorities in developing Scotland's city deals, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has said.

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More than 6,000 children living in temporary accommodation, figures show

The number of children without a permanent home has reached a six-year high, with more than 6,000 youngsters recorded as living in temporary accommodation.

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Greenpeace voyage highlights impact of plastic pollution on coastlines

A scientific voyage has uncovered the impact of plastic pollution on some of the UK's most treasured seas, beaches and wildlife.

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Warship not vulnerable to cyber attack, Defence Secretary insists

Britain's most powerful warship is not vulnerable to a cyber attack, the Defence Secretary has insisted, after fears were raised about its software.

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Boy, three, hit by bus in Glasgow city centre

A three-year-old boy is being treated in hospital after being hit by a bus in Glasgow city centre.

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Scottish areas have slowest broadband in UK, Which? research claims

Three Scottish local authority areas have been ranked the worst in the UK for broadband speeds, according to a consumer publication.

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Community projects to benefit from £3.8m lottery funding

Almost 500 groups from every local authority area in Scotland are to share in £3.8 million of National Lottery funding to help deliver community projects.

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Financial services firm to create 300 jobs at Edinburgh technology centre

About 300 jobs are to be created in Scotland as a result of expansion by an Australian firm.

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Holyrood to probe safety of high-rise blocks following Grenfell Tower disaster

Holyrood is to carry out its own investigation into the safety of high-rise blocks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London

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No suspicious circumstances as man dies in cliff plunge

A man has died after falling from cliffs in Orkney.

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