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Labour will not betray its values by backing independence - Kezia Dugdale

The Labour Party will "never betray its values" by backing Scottish independence, the party's leader north of the border is set to insist.

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Scottish nationalism is same as racism, says London Mayor

The Labour mayor of London has likened Scottish nationalism to racism, insisting that there is "no difference" between them and those who try to "divide us on the basis of our background, race or religion".

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Make Scottish football stadiums breastfeeding-friendly, says MP

An MP is campaigning for all football clubs in Scotland to declare their stadiums breastfeeding-friendly.

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Trunk roads maintenance budget handed £34m increase

The maintenance budget for Scotland's trunk roads is being handed a funding boost of more than £30 million.

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Ministers to examine report on game bird hunting regulations

Many other European countries have more regulation of game bird hunting than Scotland, a report has found.

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Affordability of homes in cities at worst level since 2009, report finds

Buying a house has become less affordable in Scotland's cities, according to a new report.

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Gang steals 'significant' amount of cash after break-in at elderly couple's home

A gang has stolen a "significant" sum of cash after breaking into an elderly couple's home.

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Police probe man's 'unexplained' death

The sudden death of a man in Perth is being treated as "unexplained".

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Flower campaign urges women not to ignore smear test invite from GP

A giant wall of flowers has decorated the centre of Glasgow to highlight a new drive encouraging women to go for their smear test.

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Kezia Dugdale's plan for more federal UK backed at Scottish Labour conference

Scottish Labour members have backed leader Kezia Dugdale's vision for a more federal UK at the party's conference in Perth.

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Man, 23, charged over death of Aberdeenshire pensioner Brian McKandie

A man has been charged in connection with the death of a pensioner in Aberdeenshire almost a year ago.

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Advocate General for Scotland Lord Keen charged with firearms offence

The UK Government's most senior adviser on Scots law has been charged with a firearms offence.

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June trial date for men accused of attempting to murder police officers

Two men accused of attempting to murder two police officers by knocking them over are to stand trial in June.

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Tributes paid at memorial service for former Labour MP Tam Dalyell

Friends and former colleagues have remembered the life of politician Tam Dalyell, the former Labour MP who coined the West Lothian question.

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RBS cost-cutting drive expected to result in job cuts after £7bn annual loss

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £7 billion annual loss and announced a major cost-cutting drive expected to result in large-scale job losses.

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£1.7bn investment for military bases announced

Scottish military bases are to be upgraded in a £1.7 billion investment programme, the UK Defence Secretary has announced.

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First Minister unveils funding boost for Scotland women ahead of Euro 2017

Nicola Sturgeon has backed Scotland's women's football team to raise the profile of the sport as she unveiled a funding partnership ahead of this summer's European Championships.

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Elizabeth Cross presented to sister of soldier killed in Korean War

The sister of a soldier killed in the Korean War has been presented with the Elizabeth Cross 65 years after his death in recognition of his bravery.

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Dogs to receive PDSA awards for bravery and devotion to duty

Three dogs are to be honoured by a veterinary charity at the Scottish Parliament for their bravery and devotion to duty.

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Universal Credit driving people to 'breaking point', MSPs claim

MSPs have called on the UK Work and Pensions secretary to fix "shocking" problems with Universal Credit before it is extended in Scotland, claiming it is driving people to "breaking point".

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