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No criminal proceedings after Clutha helicopter crash - prosecutors

A Fatal Accident Inquiry will be held into the Clutha tragedy but there is "insufficient evidence" for criminal proceedings, prosecutors have said.

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Black Friday spending may be down this year, survey suggests

Scottish shoppers are being put off spending as much this Black Friday because it falls too early, according to a survey.

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Scottish Labour leader 'disappointed' at Kezia Dugdale's jungle jaunt

Scottish Labour's new leader has said he does not think Kezia Dugdale's appearance on I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! is "a good way of getting across the message of socialism on television".

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Nicobar pigeon chick hatches at Edinburgh Zoo

A rare chick of the closest living relative to the dodo has hatched at Edinburgh Zoo.

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298 crimes recorded in probe into child sexual abuse in football

Almost 300 crimes have been recorded by police during a year-long investigation into child sexual abuse in football.

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Police appeal after teenage girl raped in Dundee

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was raped in an evening assault in Dundee.

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Man convicted of restaurant owner stabbing in 1978

A man has been jailed for life for murdering a restaurant owner with a filleting knife almost 40 years ago.

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£20m bill for private health care at largest NHS board last year

Scotland's largest NHS board spent more than £20 million on private health care last year, new figures have revealed.

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Latest crime figures reveal rise in reported sexual offences

The number of murders and serious assaults reported to police in Scotland have fallen but sexual crimes have increased, new figures show.

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£1m boost to sexual violence prevention programme

An action plan to tackle violence against women in Scotland will be expanded with more than £1 million extra funding.

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Screen industry critical of Scottish Enterprise support

Screen industry figures have accused Scottish Enterprise of failing to understand their sector, as they questioned the agency's interest in helping it develop.

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MSPs seek views on Bill to pardon gay men convicted under discriminatory laws

Gay men who will be pardoned under new legislation to right past discrimination have been urged to contact a Holyrood committee.

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Shepherd joins rescue services in successful search for missing walker

A walker has been rescued in dark and snowy conditions after becoming lost and disoriented in the hills.

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Police appeal after armed hold-up at betting shop

A knife-wielding robber threatened staff at a betting shop before making off with cash in West Lothian.

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Police release CCTV images after woman pushed off train

Police investigating after a woman was pushed off a train have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace.

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New album to raise funds for 'broken heart syndrome'

A Scottish record label is releasing a new album to raise funds for "broken heart syndrome".

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British man 'tortured in Indian jail' denied access to lawyer, campaigners say

Campaigners for a British man allegedly tortured by Indian police in jail say officers are continuing to deny him access to his family and consular staff.

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Brexit threat to Dundee's Capital of Culture bid

Nicola Sturgeon has said she is "absolutely dismayed" that Dundee's bid to become European Capital of Culture appears to have been scuppered by Brexit.

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Man dies in hospital after attack outside Ayrshire pub

A man attacked outside a pub in North Ayrshire has died of his injuries.

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Seven police officers investigated for gross misconduct in Emma Caldwell case

Seven serving police officers in Scotland are under investigation for gross misconduct in connection with a murder inquiry, MSPs have heard.

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