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Theatre Review: Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games at Edinburgh Playhouse

I had been looking forward to seeing Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games ever since I saw the original show on DVD 20 years ago and I have to say it didn’t disappoint.

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Health Secretary Shona Robison

Pay settlement for NHS staff announced

A pay increase has been confirmed for all NHS Scotland staff for the fourth year in a row.

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House moving priorities revealed

House moving priorities revealed

Home security is 43rd on the list of things we think about when moving house – with Brits more concerned about whether there are regular buses and the proximity to good friends.

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RBS to close Bishopbriggs and Kilsyth branches

RBS to close Bishopbriggs and Kilsyth branches

The Royal Bank of Scotland has come under fire from unions and politicians for its plan to close branches in both Bishopbriggs and Kilsyth.

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Equalities Secretary Angela Constance.

Refugee integration strategy unveiled

A new strategy on supporting refugees in Scotland’s communities will be published this year, Equalities Secretary Angela Constance has confirmed.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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EU student status confirmed

EU student status confirmed

EU nationals choosing to study in Scotland and enrolling in 2018-19 have been guaranteed free tuition for the duration of their entire course, Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced today.

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Car thieves strike in Kirkintilloch and Bearsden

Car thieves strike in Kirkintilloch and Bearsden

The hunt is on for car thieves after two vehicles were stolen yesterday (Thursday, March 23), one at Kirkintilloch town centre.

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Robroyston to gain a railway station

Robroyston to gain a railway station

Robroyston is set to gain a railway station – Glasgow’s 60th – as a major spin-off from a £10million plan to buold 1,600 new homes.

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Woman on assault charge

A woman has been charged with assault after an incident in Kirkintilloch.

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Warning of increased wildfire risk

Warning of increased wildfire risk

The Scottish Wildfire Forum (SWF) is raising awareness about the increased risk of wildfire across most parts of Scotland over the next few days - as weather forecasters predict very dry conditions.

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The First Minister made the announcement at Scotland Food and Drinks 10th annual conference in Glasgow.

A new strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s food and drinks industry has been launched

A new, ambitious strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink industry has been unveiled by industry body, Scotland Food & Drink.

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Finance Secretary Derek Mackay

Survey reveals high trust in the Scottish Government

High trust in the Scottish Government and strong support for its influence over the way Scotland is run are two key findings in a survey published today (Friday).

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Trust in government and politics revealed

Trust in government and politics revealed

The Chief Statistician today released a set of Official Statistics drawn from the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey 2016, covering a range of topics including attitudes to government, economy, standard of living and the NHS and political engagement.

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Police are seeking information

Appeal for witnesses after cars set on fire

Detectives are appealing for information after three cars were deliberately set ablaze in the Glasgow area.

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Cabinet Secretary for Health listens to the questions from our readers. Picture: Greg Macvean

Striking a healthy balance

Bolstering primary care, discharging hospital patients swiftly, and efficiently delegating work away from GPs are among the priorities to transform the health service in Scotland, according to the country’s health minister.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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CCTV images released after assault and robbery in Kirkintilloch

CCTV images released after assault and robbery in Kirkintilloch

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace after an assault and robbery in Kirkintilloch.

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Jail for meat cleaver wielding Bearsden robber

Jail for meat cleaver wielding Bearsden robber

An armed robber’s ginger stubble helped snare him after he raided a petrol station in Bearsden.

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