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Cameron, 10, planning to play the drums after getting bionic hand

A boy's Christmas wish to be able to use both his hands will be granted, following a charity appeal.

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Drone comes 'within lorry length' of aircraft leaving pilot with no time to act

A pilot came within 15 metres of colliding with a drone as it took off from Glasgow airport, according to an inquiry report.

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New highest mountain for UK as polar peak quarter of a mile higher than thought

Britain has a new highest mountain after new satellite data revealed land surveys by polar explorers were nearly 400 metres out.

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Ministers urged to rule out long transition on fishing rights post Brexit

Fishermen's leaders have urged ministers to rule out a long Brexit transition for the sector as industry figures meet in Brussels for annual negotiations on fish quotas.

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Scotland key to getting Labour government at Westminster - new leader Leonard

Scotland will be the key to delivering a Labour government at Westminster in the next general election, Richard Leonard will say.

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Call to change new social security legislation so MSPs can overlook it properly

A Holyrood committee has called for changes to new social security legislation to allow greater scrutiny by MSPs.

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More pledges in campaign for MPs' pension fund to 'protect our planet'

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford have backed a campaign for the parliament's £612 million pension fund to stop investing in fossil fuels.

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Brexit's effect on health and social care to be scrutinised by MSPs

The impact of Brexit on health and social care in Scotland will be examined by MSPs at Holyrood.

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Police warn domestic abusers 'we're coming for you' as Christmas push begins

Police Scotland has warned domestic abusers "we are coming for you" at the launch of a fresh Christmas crackdown on offenders.

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Figures 'highlight resilience of Scotland's private sector'

Private sector growth in Scotland has slowed to an eight-month low but business confidence has increased, according to a new Bank of Scotland report.

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Scotland needs more devolved powers before it can hike income tax - think tank

Scotland needs more powers to be devolved before income tax can be increased, a think tank has warned.

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Chennai Six member: I can never forgive Government betrayal after years in jail

A former British soldier who spent four years in an Indian prison has said he feels "betrayed" by the UK Government.

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Call for 'significant' increase in funding amid independent care sector 'crisis'

Scotland's independent care sector has issued an urgent plea for extra investment in this week's Scottish budget.

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Brexit without single market and customs union is 'unparalleled economic threat'

A hard Brexit without the protection of the single market and the customs union poses an economic threat to Britain which is "unparalleled in recent times", the SNP Westminster leader has warned.

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Scots deputy leader, Geldof and 8,000 more sleep out to raise £3.6m for homeless

Scottish Deputy First Minister John Swinney and Sir Bob Geldof joined thousands of people who slept out in freezing conditions in Edinburgh to raise money to tackle homelessness.

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Ministers must uphold human rights of every citizen as UK leaves EU - SNP

The SNP's Westminster leader has marked Human Rights Day by calling on the UK Government to uphold "to the letter" the rights of every citizen in the UK.

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Edinburgh 82-year-old with dementia found safe after missing alert

An 82-year-old woman with dementia who went missing in freezing temperatures has been found safe.

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Police patrol school amid concerns over 'poor behaviour' from some pupils

Police have been called in to patrol a high school in the Scottish Borders after concerns about the anti-social behaviour of some pupils.

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Missing fisherman's family told of body washed ashore on Skye

The family of a missing fisherman have been informed after the body of a man washed ashore on the Isle of Skye.

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CrossCountry rail workers showing 'rock solid' support for strike

Rail workers are said to be solidly supporting a strike which is disrupting services on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.

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