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Scottish Budget tax plans 'only sufficient to soften cuts for one year'

Income tax increases proposed in the draft Scottish Budget will only provide relief from public spending cuts for one year, according to a cross-party think tank .

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Rohingya people are victims of 'crimes against humanity', Sciaf director says

The head of a UK aid charity has said the Rohingya people are victims of "crimes against humanity".

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Four in hospital after hotel on banks of Loch Lomond hit by fire

Four people are being treated in hospital after a fire broke out at a five-star hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond.

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Scottish property sales top £5bn in third quarter

Scottish property sales topped £5 billion in the third quarter of the year taking average house prices in two areas over £250,000 for the first time, a study has found.

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Scotland meets target to house 2,000 Syrian refugees three years early

Scotland has met a target to provide homes for 2,000 Syrian refugees three years ahead of schedule.

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Man charged after dozens of lambs killed by dogs in sheep worrying attack

Almost 40 lambs have been killed in an alleged sheep worrying incident in Aberdeenshire.

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'Milestone' ovarian cancer pill treatment licensed for use in UK

A "milestone" pill treatment that holds back ovarian cancer and has the potential to prolong life has been launched in the UK.

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Child abuse helpline referred 265 to Police Scotland in last year

A child abuse helpline referred more than 250 calls to police in Scotland over the last year.

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Glasgow theatre awarded £4.8m grant for 'transformational redevelopment'

A theatre company in Glasgow has received a £4.8 million grant to preserve their landmark venue.

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Woman attacked in own home after man forces entry in robbery

A woman has been attacked and robbed during a "frightening ordeal" in her own home.

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Vince Cable: SNP MPs must 'show some backbone' and back Brexit Bill amendment

SNP MPs must "show some backbone" and back an amendment to the Government's Brexit Bill that would allow for a second referendum to be held, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has said.

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Theresa May urged to stop RBS shutting 62 branches around UK

The SNP's Westminster leader has urged Prime Minister Theresa May to prevent RBS from closing 62 branches across the UK.

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Two climbers rescued 600ft up Cairngorms mountain

Two climbers have been rescued from a Cairngorms mountain after becoming stuck 600ft from the ground.

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Scots cashing in pensions will pay more tax under Budget plans, say Tories

People who cash in their pension face paying more as a result of proposals in the Scottish Government's draft Budget, according to the Conservatives.

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New Virgin Azuma train makes test run to the Highlands

One of Virgin's new Azuma trains has travelled to the Highlands for the first time on a test run.

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Man missing from Edinburgh home found safe and well

A man who vanished from his home in the south east of Edinburgh has been found safe and well.

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Anti-abortion campaigners threaten legal challenge against medication decision

Anti-abortion campaigners say they have "no alternative" but to mount a legal challenge if the Scottish Government presses ahead with plans to allow women to take the medication to end a pregnancy at home.

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Alex Rowley resigns as Scottish Labour Party's deputy leader

The deputy leader of the Scottish Labour Party has resigned from from his role.

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Ice warnings issued for parts of Scotland as bad conditions cause road accidents

Fresh warnings for ice have been issued for parts of Scotland as the cold snap continues to make conditions tricky for drivers and pedestrians.

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Seven males arrested over Edinburgh Bonfire Night 'disorder'

Seven young men have been arrested by police in Edinburgh over alleged disorder in the north of the city on Bonfire Night.

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