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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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New Scottish Labour leader believes message of 'hope' can carry him to power

New Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard promised to offer voters a "message of real hope" as he set his sights on becoming the country's next first minister.

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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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Engineering firm BiFab 'was on brink of administration three times'

Troubled engineering firm BiFab was on the brink of administration three times last week as intensive talks to secure its future took place, Scotland's economy secretary has said.

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Rescue teams suspend search for missing kayaker

The search for a kayaker missing off the coast of Aberdeenshire has been suspended.

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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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Corbyn: Jungle-bound Kezia Dugdale should not be suspended from party

Jeremy Corbyn has said former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale should not be suspended from the party for going on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

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Arrest made in Renfrewshire farm shooting case

A man has been arrested after a man was allegedly shot while working on a car at a farm.

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Search resumes for kayaker missing off Aberdeenshire coast

The search for a kayaker missing off the coast of Aberdeenshire has resumed.

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Protesters urge Government to close Dungavel Detention Centre immediately

Hundreds of people have taken part in a protest outside Dungavel Detention Centre calling for it to be closed down immediately, activists said.

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BiFab agreement reached to stave off administration threat

An agreement has been reached that will lift the threat of administration from troubled engineering firm BiFab, and see work continue on the current contract for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm.

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UK state pension scheme must be overhauled, think-tank says

Politicians have been urged to show "moral and political" leadership by overhauling the current "unsustainable" UK state pension scheme.

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More Scots over 55 saving for trip than to leave money for relatives - study

More Scots over the age of 55 are saving money to go travelling than are putting away cash to leave to their families, according to new research.

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Glasgow child prostitution claims being investigated by police

Police are to investigate claims that children as young as 12 are routinely being sold for sex in one of Scotland's most deprived areas.

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Briton 'tortured in India' back in police custody, campaigners say

A British man arrested in India and said by campaigners to have been tortured by police has been returned to police custody , it is claimed.

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'Progress made' in talks to secure BiFab future, Scottish Government say

Progress has been made following "intensive talks" aimed at securing the future of troubled engineering firm BiFab, the Scottish Government has said.

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Andy Murray Live tennis event raises £700,000 for charity

A charity tennis event set up by British number one Andy Murray raised more than £700,000 this year.

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