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A&E departments miss waiting-times target despite slight improvement

The performance of Scotland's main emergency departments showed a slight improvement, according to new weekly figures, but still fell below a key waiting-times target.

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Article 50 ruling raises fundamental issues for Scotland - Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon has said a Supreme Court ruling that the UK Government is "not legally compelled" to consult the devolved administrations before formally starting the Brexit process raises "fundamental issues" for Scotland.

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Queensferry Crossing wind-shielding could mean bridge does not have to close

Officials are "optimistic" that the £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing will never have to close as a result of wind-shielding being fitted during the project.

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Study finds drop in ScotRail passenger satisfaction levels

Passenger satisfaction with train operator ScotRail has fallen but remains higher than the UK average, according to a study.

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Huge increase as cost of fraud exceeds £24m

The cost of fraud to Scotland soared five-fold to £24.3 million last year, although the number of cases fell, according to new research.

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£50,000 taken by armed robbers in security-van raid

Masked armed robbers have made off with a five-figure sum of cash after swooping on a security van in a night-time raid.

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Ewan McGregor pulls out of Good Morning Britain over Piers Morgan views

Hollywood star Ewan McGregor pulled out of an appearance on Good Morning Britain - saying he objected to host Piers Morgan's comments about the women's marches.

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Report calls for review into returning officer payments system

MSPs have called for an end to the system that allows c ouncil chief executives to receive extra payments for acting as returning officers during elections.

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Obama government asked UK to keep Trident 'malfunction' secret - reports

The United States asked David Cameron's government to keep details of the alleged failed Trident missile test launch secret, according to reports.

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Cancer Research UK calls on ministers to restrict unhealthy food multi-buys

A super slimmer is backing a cancer charity's campaign urging the Scottish Government to restrict junk food promotions.

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£847,000 lottery funding boost for projects supporting young Scots

Projects helping young Scots to take greater control of their futures are to share more than £800,000 in lottery funding.

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Renewable energy production calls reiterated by campaigners

Environmentalists have reiterated calls for half of Scotland's energy needs to be met by renewables by 2030 as the government prepares to publish a new draft energy strategy.

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Charles to celebrate fundraisers at People's Postcode Lottery gala

The Prince of Wales is to celebrate the work of fundraisers for a host of charities he supports at an annual reception.

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Police return to scene of Glasgow school shooting one week on

Police have returned to a primary school to talk to parents a week on from the shooting of a man after he dropped off his child.

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Forth Road Bridge reopening picks up civil engineering award

The "unsung heroes" who fixed the Forth Road Bridge after a crack forced its closure have been recognised with an engineering award.

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Rape ruling footballer David Robertson retires from playing

A footballer judged to have raped a woman with a team-mate has retired from playing.

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MSPs will get vote on triggering of Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon says

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that MSPs will be given the opportunity to vote on the triggering of Article 50, which will begin the formal Brexit process.

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Greggs revamp will see 100 bakery jobs lost, union claims

About 100 jobs could be lost at a Scottish bakery under restructuring plans by Greggs, a union has warned.

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Obama government asked UK to keep Trident 'malfunction' secret - reports

The United States asked David Cameron's government to keep details of the alleged failed Trident missile test launch secret, according to reports.

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Two inmates die at Polmont young offenders institution in last fortnight

Two teenage inmates have died at a young offenders institution (YOI) within the last fortnight.

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