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Freedom of movement vital for Scotland, Brexit minister tells MPs

Maintaining freedom of movement is "most important" to Scotland as it bids to stay part of Europe's single market, MPs have been told.

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Girl, eight, suffers serious 'stab' injuries in incident at Edinburgh house

An eight-year-old girl is being treated in hospital after she was reportedly stabbed at a house in Edinburgh.

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Federal UK would help 'heal divided society', says Scottish Labour's Dugdale

Transforming the UK into a federal system will help the country "heal our divided society" following the Brexit and Scottish independence referendums, Kezia Dugdale said.

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Tory MSP Alex Johnstone dies aged 55 after short illness

Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has led tributes to Tory MSP Alex Johnstone, who has died at the age of 55 after a short illness.

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Former Tory MP Allan Stewart dies aged 74

Former Scottish Conservative politician Allan Stewart has died at the age of 74.

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Transport Minister Humza Yousaf 'embarrassed' after driving without insurance

Holyrood Transport Minister Humza Yousaf made an "honest mistake" after a routine roadside check found he was driving with no insurance.

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Man accused of murdering British woman in Lapland remanded by court

A man has been remanded after appearing in court in Lapland accused of murdering his British girlfriend, police have confirmed.

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Partick Thistle reveals physio sacked in 1992 over abuse claim

A Scottish football club has said it sacked a physiotherapist in 1992 over an abuse allegation.

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Organ donation plans consultation launched by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on increasing the number of organ and tissue donors.

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Neighbour ran to woman's flat after hearing 'huge bangs', murder trial told

A neighbour has told a court how "huge bangs" on the floor above prompted her to run to the flat where pensioner Mary Logie was allegedly beaten to death with a rolling pin.

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Eight Glasgow jobcentres marked for closure

Half of the Jobcentre Plus offices in Glasgow are to close to save money, officials have said.

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Aberdeen flat fire man dies in hospital

A man has died in hospital after a fire in a flat in Aberdeen

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'National treasure' Oor Wullie the star of First Minister's Christmas card

Eighty years after making his debut in comic strips, the iconic cartoon character of Oor Wullie has featured on the First Minister's official Christmas card.

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Labour calls for more detail on separate Scottish Brexit deal

Labour's shadow Brexit secretary has challenged Nicola Sturgeon and others advocating a special deal for Scotland to "put more meat on the bones" of their proposals.

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Fergus Ewing wants Scotland to get key role in fisheries negotiations

Scotland must play a central role in upcoming UK Government negotiations on fisheries, the Rural Economy Secretary has said.

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Top lawyer calls on Scottish Government to tackle homophobic bullying in schools

A leading human rights lawyer is backing a campaign for inclusive education in a bid to stamp out discrimination in Scotland's schools.

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Concern over St Kilda kittiwakes as population plummets

Conservation experts fear the kittiwake population on St Kilda is at risk of collapse after numbers plummeted to their lowest levels.

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Independent adviser to help ministers in efforts to tackle racism

The Scottish Government has appointed an independent adviser to spearhead efforts to tackle racism.

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Converted care home could house elderly offenders, former justice secretary says

Buying a care home and adding "some modest security measures" could be a "better option" than housing elderly offenders in Scotland's jails, former justice secretary Kenny MacAskill has said.

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Stepmothers struggling over relationship with stepchildren, study finds

Stepmothers have more problems getting on with their stepchildren than men do, research has found.

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