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Scotland channel news programme will use all BBC's resources - Lord Hall

A flagship news programme being created as part of a brand new television channel for Scotland will be able to draw on the global resources of the BBC, the director general of the corporation pledged.

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Singer Paolo Nutini arrested over 'road traffic offences'

Pop star Paolo Nutini has been arrested in his home town for alleged road traffic offences.

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MSPs expected to pass budget at Holyrood

MSPs are expected to pass the Scottish Government budget at Holyrood later.

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Four in 10 European doctors 'considering quitting UK after Brexit vote'

Four in 10 European doctors are considering leaving Britain following the Brexit vote, according to research.

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Lidl to create 360 jobs at new regional distribution centre

A discount supermarket is to create up to 360 jobs at a new multi-million pound regional distribution centre in North Lanarkshire.

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Footballer's wages seized to settle traffic fine debt

A top-flight Scottish footballer has been forced to settle a traffic fine after having his wages seized.

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Warning to drivers as Storm Doris brings snow and strong winds

Roads and schools have been closed as Storm Doris sweeps in, bringing snow and high winds to parts of Scotland.

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Father became living donor after son's kidneys failed

A man whose kidneys failed has said he will never be able to repay his father after he became a living donor to offer him a new lease of life.

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First Minister reveals sorrow for schoolgirl's family as killer's sentence cut

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has told how her "heart breaks" for the family of murdered schoolgirl Paige Doherty after her killer had his sentence cut by four years.

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Woman dies in hospital two weeks after road crash

A woman has died in hospital two weeks after a road accident in Dumfries and Galloway, police said.

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Scottish university principals among top 50 earners in UK, report finds

Principals at three Scottish universities are among the top 50 highest-earning of their UK peers, a report into pay and perks for senior university staff has found.

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Low-cost carrier Norwegian promises bargain flights to Europe

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has promised cheap transatlantic flights when it starts services from the US to Europe this summer.

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Environmentalists hail conservation estate 'lost world'

A host of rare species have been discovered after a survey of a conservation estate which environmentalists described as a "lost world".

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Manufacturers should boost workforce skills to stay competitive, report says

Boosting workforce skills should be a top priority for manufacturers working to keep their Scottish operations globally competitive, according to a report.

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Tribute to be paid to motor neurone disease campaigner Gordon Aikman at Holyrood

MSPs will pay tribute to motor neurone disease (MND) campaigner Gordon Aikman as his legacy is remembered at Holyrood.

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Green MSP seeks rates system 'scrutiny' as annulment motion withdrawn

Green MSP Andy Wightman has called for a "fundamental examination" of the business rates system amid concerns about a lack of scrutiny.

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Can and bottle deposit return scheme backed by Coca-Cola

Drinks giant Coca-Cola has given its backing to a campaign to introduce a deposit return scheme for cans and bottles in Scotland.

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Police Scotland delivers 'substantial improvements' in stop and search activity

Scotland's police force has delivered "substantial improvements" in the way it conducts, records and monitors its stop and search activity, according to a new report.

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Tories unveil environmental and climate change proposals

Free town-centre parking for electric cars, the creation of new nuclear power plants and a target for half of Scotland energy to be produced by renewables are among Scottish Conservatives' plans to protect the environment and tackle climate change.

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Heavy snow forecast in Scotland as Storm Doris weather warnings upgraded

Weather warnings for Storm Doris have been upgraded, with heavy snow now forecast in parts of Scotland.

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