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Holyrood delays vote on independence ballot after Westminster terror attack

A Holyrood vote expected to back Nicola Sturgeon's calls for a second Scottish independence referendum has been put on hold following the terror attack in Westminster.

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Man charged over Glasgow rape released on bail

A man has appeared in court charged over the rape of a woman in Glasgow city centre.

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Police Scotland budget approved with £47m deficit

Police Scotland's budget for next year has been approved with a £47 million deficit as officials set out a "completely refreshed approach" to financial management.

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Family of Glasgow bin lorry crash victim sue council for compensation

The family of one of the Glasgow bin lorry crash victims are suing for compensation.

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Nearly 12 child sex offences a day recorded by Police Scotland, NSPCC says

The number of child sex offences recorded by Scottish police rose to an all-time high last year to an average of nearly 12 a day, according to a charity.

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Government to outline £4.5m head teacher training programme

The Deputy First Minister will announce £4.5 million training schemes for head teachers in a speech outlining the Government's vision for Scottish education.

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Sports Direct owner awaits ruling in battle with Rangers over merchandise deal

Sports Direct and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is waiting for a judge's ruling after becoming embroiled in a High Court fight with Rangers over a merchandise deal said to result in the Glasgow soccer giant getting about 7p of every £1 spent.

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17 firms licensed for North Sea exploration work

Seventeen firms have been granted licences for activity in the North Sea to enable further exploration and production.

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Nicola Sturgeon: We feel solidarity with London

Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland feels a sense of solidarity with the people of London in the wake of the terrorist attack at Westminster.

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Construction sector 'fears losing funding over Brexit and indyref2 concerns'

Scotland's property and construction sector faces uncertainty over Brexit and a second Scottish independence referendum, according to a professional services firm.

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Police actions before man fell from bridge probed by watchdog

A watchdog has launched an investigation into the police response before a man fell from a bridge.

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Digital strategy vows superfast broadband roll-out across whole of Scotland

The Scottish Government has pledged to ensure the whole of Scotland has superfast broadband in the next five years.

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Teenager arrested over wallaby death at farm park

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the death of a baby wallaby at a farm park.

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Firearm found in communal garden in Aberdeen

Police are investigating after a firearm was found in a communal garden.

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Minister rejects child benefit rise plea as money 'would not help vulnerable'

Scottish ministers appear to have rejected calls to increase child benefit, saying such a move would see less than a third of the money spent go to families struggling with poverty.

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Yes campaign tipped to push 'take back control' message similar to Brexiteers

A fresh campaign for Scottish independence is likely to emulate tactics used by the Leave side in the European Union referendum, a leading academic has suggested.

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Brexit and independence vote could slow economic recovery, report warns

Scotland's economy is forecast to continue to recover this year but uncertainty caused by Brexit and a second Scottish independence referendum will slow growth, a new report has found.

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Minister in plea for universal credit roll-out to be halted

The introduction of universal credit is pushing more people into debt and risking their tenancies, Social Security Secretary Angela Constance has warned.

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Independent Scotland would face a financial challenge - ex-Bank supremo

Scotland could "certainly" be an independent country but such a move would have financial consequences, according to the former governor of the Bank of England.

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Man treated for stab wound after car attack in Glasgow

Police have appealed for witnesses after a man was stabbed on the south side of Glasgow.

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