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Tory MP 'did not vote in Brexit referendum' and left decision 'to everyone else'

A Tory MP has admitted she did not vote in the Brexit referendum because the decision was "very difficult".

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Warning over loopholes in Bill to ban wild animals in travelling circuses

Legislation to ban wild animals in travelling circuses must be tightened up to avoid loopholes, a Holyrood committee has said.

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Climate Change Bill must be strengthened, campaigners tell ministers

Campaigners have challenged the Scottish Government to go further and faster to tackle climate change and help protect the world's poorest people from extreme weather and famine.

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More than £500,000 raised for Edinburgh rough sleeping event in December

More than 2,000 people have signed up to a rough sleeping event dubbed ''Live Aid'' for the homeless, raising £500,000 in less than a month.

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Edinburgh University invest £1m into partnership with The Big Issue Group

One of Scotland's top universities is making what it describes as the largest-ever financial investment in social enterprise by a UK university.

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Glasgow named Scottish University of the Year

The University of Glasgow has been named Scottish University of the Year by an annual guide.

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McConnell: Would be wise for Sturgeon to park referendum for at least five years

Nicola Sturgeon should park plans to hold a second independence referendum for at least five years, a former Scottish first minister has said.

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Baby white rhino treated to facial mudpack ahead of first birthday party

A baby white rhino whose birth was hailed as an important step in the drive to save the species from extinction has been given a facial mudpack ahead of her first birthday.

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Body found in search for missing Libbi Toledo, aged 17

A body has been found during the search for missing teenager Libbi Toledo.

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Council criticised over handling of combustible cladding find at Glasgow flats

Glasgow City Council's failure to provide detailed information on 57 high-rise blocks where Grenfell-style cladding was used has been branded a "monumental" error.

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Robert Stratton jailed for life for double killing in Dundee

A man has been jailed for life for killing two people after drinking alcohol and taking cocaine.

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MSPs back first contract laws reforms over third party rights in nearly century

The first reforms to contract laws on third party rights in almost 100 years have been approved by the Scottish Parliament.

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MSPs call on Deputy First Minister to clarify Named Person changes

MSPs have called for clarity on proposed changes to the controversial named person policy following criticism from lawyers and health workers.

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Pensioner attacked by night-time intruder in own home

An elderly woman has been left "absolutely traumatised" after she was sexually assaulted by an intruder who crept into her bedroom while she slept.

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Nicola Sturgeon voices concern over attempts to halt Catalonia independence vote

Nicola Sturgeon has backed Catalonia's right to hold a referendum on independence, saying she is concerned about attempts to stop the vote.

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New polymer £10 note enters circulation

Clydesdale Bank has released the first Scottish £10 polymer note into circulation.

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Edinburgh councillors approve business case for tram extension

The business case for extending Edinburgh's tram network has been approved.

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E-cigarettes less harmful than smoking tobacco, health experts say

Using e-cigarettes is "definitely less harmful" than smoking tobacco, health experts have declared.

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Remains of 6,000-year-old dwelling found in field during water mains project

The remains of a pre-historic dwelling dating back 6,000 years have been unearthed in a field during a major Scottish Water project.

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Ruth Davidson challenges First Minister over 'flawed' change to Named Person law

Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed her government will press ahead with its controversial named person scheme, despite concerns from some that the revised version of the legislation is "deeply flawed".

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