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Scottish Government to fund three IVF cycles on NHS

The Scottish Government is to fund three cycles of NHS IVF treatment for eligible couples trying to start a family - more than is available in some parts of England and Wales.

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PM speaks to world leaders as condolences flood in over Westminster attack

Leaders from across the globe have continued to send their condolences over the Westminster terror attack.

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Health board offers apology after air ambulance sent to wrong island

Health chiefs have apologised to the family of a patient after they sent an air ambulance to the wrong Scottish island.

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BMA warns 1% pay rise will 'do nothing' to solve NHS recruitment problems

Doctors' leaders have warned a 1% pay rise will cause "widespread disappointment and anger" among the profession and will "do nothing" to tackle recruitment problems.

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Strikes under way by civilian staff at Faslane and Coulport naval bases

Civilian staff at the Faslane and Coulport naval bases have started a series of strikes in a workers' rights dispute .

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Prosecutors and police agree revised protocol on domestic abuse approach

Police and prosecutors have committed to a new agreement on tackling domestic abuse with a focus on victims and children.

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Police arrest former youth football scout in historical abuse inquiry

A former youth football scout has been arrested by police investigating allegations of historical abuse in the sport.

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Driver, 82, dies after car crashes into wall in Denny

An elderly man has died after his car came off the road and crashed into a wall.

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Royal Navy pilot makes flying visit to former Sea King after glamping makeover

A Royal Navy helicopter pilot has paid a flying visit to his former aircraft to see its transformation into an unusual holiday home.

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College lecturers balloted on strike action for second time in pay dispute

College lecturers are being balloted on strike action for a second time as part of a long-running dispute over pay.

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Four treated for smoke inhalation after fire at flat

Four people, including two children, have been taken to hospital following a fire in a flat.

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Playground joy for disabled Isaac, 8, after twin Naomi swings into action

Days after an eight-year-old girl wrote a letter to her local council accusing it of "forgetting" her disabled twin brother when it installed new park equipment, a suitable swing has been put in place.

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Multimillion-pound clinical trials 'mark new era for pancreatic cancer'

A multimillion-pound series of clinical trials in the UK could open up a new era of personalised treatment for pancreatic cancer, it is claimed.

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Westminster terror attack condemned by faith leaders

Scottish faith leaders have condemned the terrorist attack in London as flags flew at half-mast across the country.

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Brother of aid worker murdered by IS calls for calm and unity

The brother of a British aid worker murdered by Islamic State terrorists has made a plea for unity and calm in the wake of the Westminster terror attack.

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Delayed vote on possible Scottish independence referendum scheduled for Tuesday

A suspended vote on a possible second Scottish independence referendum will take place next Tuesday, Holyrood has confirmed.

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Holyrood leaders unite against 'heinous' Westminster attack

Holyrood has united to "stand strong" against terrorism and division in the wake of the "heinous" attack on Westminster.

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Hundreds of jobs hit as 158 RBS and NatWest branches close amid banking 'shift'

More than 150 Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest branches are to close with hundreds of job losses after a "dramatic shift" in customer banking.

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Plans to increase food and drink sector turnover to £30bn announced

A drive to more than double the turnover of Scotland's food and drink sector has been unveiled.

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Implementing new powers causing Government 'significant staffing issues'

The Scottish Government could struggle to recruit the skilled staff needed to implement new financial powers, according to a report.

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