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Manchester bomb victim Eilidh, 14, 'was full of fun' say family

The devastated family of a schoolgirl killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have paid tribute to the "vivacious" teenager who was "full of fun".

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Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot convicted of sex offences on school trips

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of a string of sex offences against schoolboys he took on trips to Scotland more than 35 years ago.

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Parts in next Fantastic Beasts film to be auctioned at Obama charity dinner

Guests at a charity dinner with f ormer US president Barack Obama will be given the chance to bid for a part in the next film of the Harry Potter franchise.

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MSP committee 'has no confidence' in Scottish Police Authority chairman

A Holyrood committee has said it has no confidence in the leadership of Scottish Police Authority (SPA) chair Andrew Flanagan.

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Woman, 72, jailed after sending death threat to Theresa May

An elderly woman has been jailed for three-and-a-half years for sending a death threat to Theresa May.

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41 people from Scotland present at Manchester terror attack, police say

Police have identified 41 people from Scotland who were present at the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

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Lisbon Lions bus parade cancelled by Celtic after Manchester attack

Celtic have cancelled a planned bus parade to honour the Lisbon Lions in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.

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Mini heatwave hits Scotland as temperatures tipped to reach 30C

Scotland is basking in a mini heatwave, with temperatures expected to push May records.

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Church of Scotland moves closer to letting ministers perform gay marriages

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has moved a step closer to allowing ministers to perform gay marriages.

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Everest feat climber hopes to inspire young girls

The youngest woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest from both sides plans to use her achievement to encourage more young girls to step out of their comfort zone.

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Tories quiz First Minister on school counselling access

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has pressed the First Minister to commit to guaranteed access to school counselling across Scotland to avoid pupils "missing out".

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UK Government expecting pregnancies terminated after welfare reform, MSPs told

A charity has claimed that the UK Government seems to "be expecting that women will terminate pregnancies" in response to the two-child cap for tax credits and the so-called rape clause.

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Viking hoard removal to Edinburgh defended by museum director

A museum director has defended the decision to assign a 1,000-year-old Viking hoard unearthed in Dumfries and Galloway to Scotland's national museum in Edinburgh.

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NHS staff to use ice sculpture at pay freeze protest

NHS workers will call for an end to the 1% cap on their pay by protesting outside the Scottish Parliament with a giant ice sculpture.

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£563m value of fish landings a new record high

The value of fish landings in 2016 reached a record high as it increased to £563 million, new figures have shown.

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Police detain man after Fort William library 'gun alert'

A man has been detained after a gun alert in a Highland library.

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Horse dies and two people injured in A82 road collision

A horse was killed and two people, including a 13-year-old girl, seriously injured after a crash on a major road in West Dunbartonshire.

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SNP spending confirmation 'enormous relief to GPs throughout the country'

An extra £500 million pledged by the First Minister for primary health care must be specifically invested in GP surgeries, doctors have insisted.

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Court to get update on efforts to resolve RBS legal action

A High Court judge is to be given an update today on the state of settlement talks currently under way in a bid to resolve a legal action by thousands of shareholders against Royal Bank of Scotland.

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Standard Life chief confident of Aberdeen Asset Management merger approval

The chief executive of Standard Life has said he is confident the group's merger with Aberdeen Asset Management will gain shareholder approval, despite governance concerns over the £11 billion tie up.

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