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Police name man murdered in 'brutal' attack at home

A man killed in a ''brutal and violent attack'' in his own home has been named by police.

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Scottish Labour to vote on 'People's railway'

Scottish Labour members are to vote on proposals to take railways into public ownership at the party's conference.

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Rural Scotland to receive £640m from EU over 2017-18

Rural Scotland will benefit from more than £640 million of funding in 2017-18, Fergus Ewing has confirmed.

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Second Scottish independence referendum 'weeks away' from being called

A prominent Scottish independence campaign group has launched a new fundraising drive as it expects a second referendum to be held in May or September next year.

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Tories to unveil new environmental initiatives

The Scottish Conservatives are to call for new environmental targets to be set to help stop Scotland's natural resources being used up at the current "unsustainable" rate.

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BBC chief to face grilling over 'dropped plans' for Scottish Six programme

The BBC director general will face "some extremely difficult questions" from MSPs this week over reports the broadcaster is dropping plans for a flagship "Scottish Six" news programme.

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Brexit views could change like Iraq war public opinion, Lib Dems claim

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will liken plans to leave the European Union (EU) to the war on Iraq, insisting that public opinion across the UK could swing against Brexit.

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Motor Neurone Disease campaigner Gordon Aikman 'remembered as hero'

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) campaigner Gordon Aikman will be remembered as a "hero" who faced up to his disease with "incredible courage and dignity".

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Scottish Government's legal intervention over Brexit cost nearly £140,000

The Scottish Government spent almost £140,000 on its intervention in the Article 50 case at the UK Supreme Court, figures show.

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Man's death after 'brutal and violent attack' in his home treated as murder

A man has been killed in a "brutal and violent attack" in his own home.

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Police hunt youths who started school blaze and watched firefighters put it out

Police are hunting two youths who climbed onto the roof of a high school to deliberately start a fire and then watched from nearby as firefighters put out the blaze.

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£2,000 a day paid to passengers by ScotRail over services, figures show

ScotRail has paid out more than £2,000 a day on average to passengers amid complaints of cancellations and delays.

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Lib Dems seek action as 19,500 wait longer than A&E target time at hospital

Almost 20,000 patients have waited longer than the target-time for treatment since Scotland's newest hospital opened its doors, according to the Liberal Democrats.

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Motorist dies following three-vehicle collision in the Borders

A man has died in a crash between two cars and a lorry.

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Equalities Secretary to seek UK assurances over benefits after bedroom tax goes

Equalities Secretary Angela Constance is to seek assurances from the UK Government that it will not reduce the benefits of claimants in Scotland when the bedroom tax is abolished.

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Death of man not being treated as suspicious, police say

The death of a young man in a house in Chapelton is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.

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Milngavie house fire victim Cameron Logan laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners have gathered to pay tribute to a young man who died in a New Year's Day house fire.

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Paige Doherty's murderer has sentence cut by four years after appeal

A shop owner who murdered schoolgirl Paige Doherty in a frenzied knife attack has had his sentence reduced by four years.

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Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke admits motoring offence

The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow killing six people has admitted culpable and reckless driving on a separate occasion just nine months after the tragedy.

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Scottish independence case much more credible after Brexit, Tony Blair says

Tony Blair has said the case for Scottish independence is "much more credible" after the Brexit vote.

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