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Vulnerable woman found dead after police attended wrong house

Officers responding to concerns about the safety of a vulnerable woman who was later found dead were initially sent to the wrong house, an investigation has found.

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Nicola Sturgeon admits use of 'national' in name of SNP could be 'problematic'

Nicola Sturgeon has said she wishes she could turn the clock back and change the name of the Scottish National Party.

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Glasgow fruit market reopens after major fire

Trading at a fire-hit fruit market in Glasgow has resumed after it was partially reopened.

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No question of any wrongdoing linked to Lib Dem election spending: Vince Cable

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said his party has "nothing to apologise for" after questions were raised about election campaign spending.

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Driver, 21, dies after car hits barrier on M80

A 21-year-old man has died after his car hit a concrete barrier on a motorway.

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Reward offered for information about man wanted over Glasgow shooting

A charity is offering a reward of up to £5,000 for information on the location of a man wanted by police in connection with a murder.

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Hurricane Gert could bring warmest day of the month

The aftermath of Hurricane Gert is expected to bring a swell of tropical weather to parts of the UK, with the potential for Monday to be the hottest day of the month, according to forecasters.

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Free tuition fees policy not sustainable, claims Vince Cable

Offering free tuition fees for higher education in Scotland clearly isn't sustainable, the Liberal Democrat leader has said.

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5,000 expected to join Pride Glasgow parade

Thousands of people are expected to take part in Glasgow's annual pride event this weekend.

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Ban on short prison sentences urged by think tank

A think tank has called for a ban on prison sentences of six months or less in Scotland.

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RBS chief vows to change 'too white, too male' boardroom culture

The chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland has pledged to help tackle a lack of diversity in British boardrooms by combating a "too white and too male" culture.

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New Cairngorms community wins further planning approval

Plans for a new community in the Highlands have been given a fresh seal of approval despite concerns raised over its impact on access rights in the Cairngorms National Park.

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Boy, 13, charged over Fife bowling club fire

A second teenage boy has been arrested and charged in connection with a large suspicious fire at a bowling club in Fife.

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Doddie Weir hailed as an 'inspiration' as he promotes MND fun run

Former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has been praised as an "absolute inspiration" to people with motor neurone disease (MND) following his revelation that he is battling the condition himself.

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New website aims to boost tourism to Forth bridges

A new website providing traffic updates for the Forth bridges is also aimed at boosting tourism.

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Webcams found to improve bond between parents and premature babies

Webcams can help improve early bonding between parents and premature babies, a study has found.

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Nicola Sturgeon hails new affordable homes in Glasgow constituency

A new affordable homes development in Glasgow has been visited by the First Minister.

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Salmon and whisky sales offer comfort as food trade deficit grows for UK

Sterling's slump has caused Britain's food and drink trade deficit to balloon, despite salmon and whisky sales helping exports touch a record high.

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Shopping centre marks Glasgow Pride with rainbow walkway

A "rainbow crossing" believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland is being installed in front of a shopping centre to mark Glasgow Pride.

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English teens from deprived areas more likely than Scots to win university place

Scottish 18-year-olds from the most deprived areas are less likely to have secured a university place than their counterparts in England, new figures have shown.

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