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Why Scots are less likely to be in the car wash

Is the British tradition of washing our cars at the weekend dying?

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Scott Ramsay, who has been on the waiting list for a donor kidney since March this year.

More lives saved by organ transplant

The number of patients living in Scotland whose lives were saved or improved by an organ transplant increased by 9 per cent last year to 415.

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UNISON members across Scotlands 20 further education (FE) colleges will go on strike on Tuesday, September 6, as an autumn of discontent kicks off in the troubled sector.

UNISON launches national strike at Scotland’s further education colleges

UNISON members across Scotland’s 20 further education (FE) colleges will go on strike on Tuesday as an autumn of discontent kicks off in the troubled sector.

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Free yourself from clutter by giving to charity

Time to clear out the shoes that could reach America

There are so many unworn or unused shoes in Scottish households that put heel to toe in a line they’d stretch all from Glasgow to Tierra del Fuego.

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Girlguides are asking: who makes us say WOW?

Girl Guides look to WOW women

Scotland’s top politician and a former Formula One driver are among those backing Girlguiding Scotland’s new WOWwoman campaign which wants girls to see themselves as leaders of tomorrow.

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Make sure your child is immunised, say medical chiefs

Flu vaccine reminder for parents

Parents are being urged to return their children’s flu vaccine consent before the deadline.

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The brutal injuries inflicted on tragic tot Liam Fee (2) prompted a significant case review. Pic: Press Association

Social worker involved in Liam Fee case labelled ‘erratic’ by boss

A social worker involved in the care of Fife toddler Liam Fee was today (Monday) branded “disorganised”, “chaotic” and “the most erratic person I have worked with” by her boss at a probe into her conduct.

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Mountaineering Scotland warn of wind farm risk

Mountaineering Scotland has warned that wind farms could pose a major risk to the country’s multi-million pound walking tourism economy.

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The plastic fiver will be launched soon

What’s in your wallet?

A new survey has revealed what most people carry around in their wallets - and the problems they can have with the contents.

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Aldi gives clubs a sporting chance

Aldi gives clubs a sporting chance

Aldi has launched a Scottish Sport Fund to give sports clubs a chance to secure valuable financial support.

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Unsafe and unsanitary working conditions are putting the health of millions of workers in serious danger, according to a new report.

New report reveals the shocking conditions of work places

Unsafe and unsanitary working conditions are putting the health of millions of workers in serious danger, according to a new report.

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A competitor throws the light hammer at the Markinch Highland Games

From Rio to the Highlands

Sporting chiefs say they hope the success of Team GB at the Rio Olympics will give local Highland games a boost.

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Almost one in seven Scottish workers (14 per cent) have had to take time off work, or work irregular hours, to care for an elderly relative, new research has revealed.

One in seven Scots have taken time off to care for elderly relatives

Almost one in seven Scottish workers (14 per cent) have had to take time off work, or work irregular hours, to care for an elderly relative, new research has revealed.

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The most popular pet name in the UK is Charlie, according to new research into the names we choose for our animals by Pets at Home.

Most popular pet names revealed on National Dog Day

The most popular pet name in the UK is Charlie, according to new research into the names we choose for our animals by a leading pet store chain.

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The changes will take effect on September 4. Picture: Michael Gillen

Train times to change on services between Glasgow and Edinburgh

Commuters can expect disruption on trains from next month after Scotrail announced it is changing train times across the central belt with replacement buses being put in place.

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Lucy Worsley will curate the letters

Deborah Punshon finds out what’s been uncovered after an appeal to unearth lost letters

When was the last time a handwritten envelope dropped onto your doormat?

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A life-saving test has been developed that could help to diagnose bacterial infections, including meningitis in minutes.

Pin-prick meningitis test could be available within five years

A life-saving test has been developed that could help to diagnose bacterial infections, including meningitis in minutes.

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Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

The Cola-Cola glass bottle has been voted as the most iconic packaging on the UK’s shelves.

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Survey reveals extent of alcohol-related abuse

Survey reveals extent of alcohol-related abuse

Emergency workers face shocking levels of alcohol-related abuse, new figures reveal.

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