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Labour refused Dugdale I'm A Celebrity permission, says new Scottish leader

Labour party bosses refused Kezia Dugdale permission to take part in the reality TV show I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!, the new Scottish Labour leader said.

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Former war bunker enhanced to withstand nuclear attacks goes on sale

A former Second World War bunker enhanced to withstand nuclear, biological or chemical attacks has gone on sale in the Highlands.

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Boy, 12, needed surgery after being punched in face outside shopping centre

A 12-year-old boy needed surgery for a facial injury after being attacked by another youth outside a busy shopping centre.

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New glacier map to help forecast rising sea levels

New maps of the landscape beneath a major West Antarctic glacier will help forecast the rise of global sea levels, researchers say.

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New bowel cancer screening test rolled out to help early diagnosis

A simpler bowel cancer screening test is being rolled out across Scotland.

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Concern grows for elderly man missing in East Dunbartonshire

Police say they are increasingly concerned for the well-being of an elderly man who has gone missing from his home in East Dunbartonshire.

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Nicola Sturgeon urges constituents to report child sexual exploitation concerns

Nicola Sturgeon has urged residents in her constituency to report concerns about child sexual exploitation to the police.

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Scottish National Investment Bank 'must make country greener and fairer'

Organisations including faith and environmental groups have called on the Scottish Government to make sure the Scottish National Investment Bank exists to make the country greener and more equal.

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Fostered sisters taking legal action against council over abuse claims

Three sisters are taking legal action against a council over claims they were abused by their foster parents for nearly two decades.

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Brake charity urges action to cut speeding after 159 die on roads in 12 months

A road safety charity is calling for action to cut speeding after figures showed more than 9,700 people were injured and 159 killed on Scottish roads in the year to June.

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Young Scots most comfortable buying online but most lax over security - study

Young Scots are the most complacent about online security, despite being the most comfortable with making purchases over the internet, according to a study.

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Scientists make breakthrough in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease study

Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder.

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Fire breaks out at pub in West Lothian town

Firefighters have tackled a blaze at a pub in Bathgate.

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New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard campaigns in council by-election

Newly elected Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard is spending his first full day in the job campaigning in a council by-election.

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Kezia Dugdale going on I'm A Celebrity... ludicrous and demeans politics - MSP

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale's decision to appear on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! is utterly ludicrous, a fellow MSP has said.

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Scottish commuters could face disruption due to snow

The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit parts of Scotland overnight - and could cause some disruption for the morning commute.

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MPs urge UK Government to clarify Brexit Bill devolution plans

Urgent action is needed to end the stalemate between the UK Government and devolved administrations over the EU Withdrawal Bill, a committee of MPs has said.

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Ministers set up group to offer advice on tackling gender inequality

A new group has been set up to advise the Scottish Government on issues of gender inequality.

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Pilot scheme to help more firms export products

More businesses will have the opportunity and support to trade abroad with the help of a new initiative, the Scottish Government has announced.

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Get to know new Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard

Just 18 months after being elected to the Scottish Parliament, Richard Leonard has become the new Scottish Labour leader.

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