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Manchester bomb victim Eilidh, 14, 'was full of fun' say family

The devastated family of a schoolgirl killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have paid tribute to the "vivacious" teenager who was "full of fun".

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Church asked to apologise for 'history of discrimination' against gay people

The Church of Scotland will be asked to apologise for a ''history of discrimination'' against gay people in a key debate at its General Assembly.

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Jury resumes deliberations in abuse trial of former weatherman Fred Talbot

Jurors in the trial of former TV weatherman Fred Talbot are continuing to consider their verdict.

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SNP spending confirmation 'enormous relief to GPs throughout the country'

An extra £500 million pledged by the First Minister for primary health care must be specifically invested in GP surgeries, doctors have insisted.

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NHS staff to use ice sculpture at pay freeze protest

NHS workers will call for an end to the 1% cap on their pay by protesting outside the Scottish Parliament with a giant ice sculpture.

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Court to get update on efforts to resolve RBS legal action

A High Court judge is to be given an update today on the state of settlement talks currently under way in a bid to resolve a legal action by thousands of shareholders against Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Horse dies and two people injured in A82 road collision

A horse was killed and two people, including a 13-year-old girl, seriously injured after a crash on a major road in West Dunbartonshire.

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Standard Life chief confident of Aberdeen Asset Management merger approval

The chief executive of Standard Life has said he is confident the group's merger with Aberdeen Asset Management will gain shareholder approval, despite governance concerns over the £11 billion tie up.

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Norwegian selling 5,500 Edinburgh-US flights for £99

Flights from Scotland to the US are being sold for less than £100 as a low-cost airline prepares to open new routes.

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Teaching chief tells MSPs 'still a way to go' for school reforms understanding

There is still a "way to go" for teachers to understand the "philosophy and thinking" behind the Curriculum for Excellence school reforms, MSPs have been told.

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Nurse suspended in panel hearing after stealing from home resident

A nurse has been suspended after stealing £40 from a vulnerable care home resident.

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Report predicts 6% increase in house prices by 2021

House prices in Scotland are expected to grow by 6% over the next four years, according to a property forecast.

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Scottish venues increase security after Manchester terror attack

Security is being stepped up at concert venues in Scotland in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

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Soldiers at key sites to free up armed police in terror response, MSPs told

Troops will be deployed at Ministry of Defence and civil nuclear sites across Scotland to free up armed officers in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.

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Church service held on Barra for girls caught up in Manchester bombing

A special church service has been held on the island of Barra for two local schoolgirls caught up in the Manchester bombing.

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Jury in abuse trial of former weatherman Fred Talbot sent home for night

Jurors in the trial of former TV weatherman Fred Talbot have gone home for the night after they were unable to reach a verdict in one sitting.

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Stolen tapestry panel returned to Edinburgh church

Part of a giant tapestry which was stolen from a cathedral exhibition has been mysteriously returned.

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Ocean recovery from oil spills affected by colder temperatures, study finds

Sub-zero temperatures in the North Atlantic could significantly impact the natural ability of bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to researchers.

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First-time buyer mortgage lending up by a quarter in a year

Mortgage lending to first-time buyers has increased year-on-year, according to new figures.

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Masked man takes three-figure sum from shop in armed robbery

A shopkeeper has been robbed by a masked man who threatened him with a knife in Renfrewshire.

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