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Electrician sentenced to jail in Dubai for touching man's hip, say campaigners

A British man has been sentenced to three months in prison in Dubai for touching a man's hip in a bar, according to campaigners.

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Greens back progressive income tax changes and fresh public sector pay deal

Green party members have voted to push for progressive changes to income tax and a new public sector pay settlement in the coming budget.

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Government economic adviser opposes citizen's income scheme

An economic adviser to the Scottish Government has said he is not in favour of a citizen's income scheme.

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Murder inquiry after man found dead in flat

A man who died in an incident in Broughty Ferry has been named by police.

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Man, 44, dies in disturbance outside Edinburgh pub

A man has died in a disturbance outside an Edinburgh pub.

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Pair killed after car crash in South Ayrshire named by police

Two people who died when the car they were in collided with a tree have been named by police.

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Greens call for 'more progressive approach' to tax before backing budget plan

Green MSPs will only back the minority SNP government's budget plans if ministers adopt a "more progressive approach" to taxation, Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has been told.

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New councillor expresses 'certain disappointment at the reality of council life'

A newly-elected councillor has hit out at the apathy, testosterone and mansplaining in town halls across Scotland.

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Proper ban on fracking would end legal concerns, Green MSP says

Greens have unanimously backed a call for the Scottish Government to make its ban on fracking "legally watertight".

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Man and two children rescued from Outlander TV series gorge

A man and two children have been rescued from a gorge made popular by the television series Outlander.

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Paolo Nutini's Paisley Abbey show boosts City of Culture bid

Leaders of Paisley's bid for UK City of Culture have praised the support of Paolo Nutini as he took to the stage in his home town for a special performance.

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Police appeal for missing grandmother who boarded bus to London last week

Police are "extremely concerned" about a missing grandmother believed to have travelled to London a week ago.

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Man sought after bookmakers staff threatened with weapon in robbery

Images have been released of a man police want to trace over a robbery at a bookmakers.

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Sturgeon can 'nick' more ideas from Scottish Green manifesto, co-convener says

Nicola Sturgeon has been told she can "nick" her ideas for policies from the Scottish Green manifesto.

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Greens in Sweden coalition 'have shown their policies can change the world'

Greens in government in Sweden have shown how their policies can "change the world", the country's deputy finance minister said.

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US life sciences firm to set up base in Glasgow hospital

A Californian firm is to create a base at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow as part of a £10.5 million investment in life sciences.

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Man arrested following death in Broughty Ferry

An arrest has been made over the death of a man in Dundee.

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First Minister vows to explore feasibility of citizen's income scheme

Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to press on with plans to explore a citizen's income scheme for Scotland while acknowledging it "might turn out not to be feasible".

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Defence Secretary hails shipbuilding industry 'certainty' on Clyde visit

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said no other industry has as much certainty as shipbuilding on the Clyde as he moved to allay union concerns over future Navy orders.

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Actor Greg McHugh sought therapist's help after suffering post-tour anxiety

Gary Tank Commander star Greg McHugh has revealed how he turned to a therapist after suffering from anxiety.

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