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Almost half of secondary school pupils affected by offensive behaviour

Almost half of pupils responding to a Holyrood survey said they have been subject to or witnessed offensive behaviour at secondary school.

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Childcare recruitment campaign to target up to 11,000 more workers

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has helped launch a campaign to recruit up to 11,000 more people to work in childcare.

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Crane operator dies after falling into water returning to drilling vessel

A Scottish crewman has died after falling into the water as he returned to his ship in the Canary Islands.

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First Minister to stay at hotel while emergency Bute House repairs carried out

The First Minister is being put up in a hotel while emergency repairs are carried out at her official residence.

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Murder inquiry launched after man killed in attack outside Edinburgh pub

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man was attacked outside a pub and later died.

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Diver airlifted to hospital after being rescued from Sound of Mull

A diver has been airlifted to hospital after being rescued from the Sound of Mull.

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Police resume landfill search for RAF gunner missing since 2016

Police have resumed their landfill search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague.

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Three-year-old girl hit by car at pedestrian crossing in Aberdeen

A three-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing in Aberdeen.

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Briton sentenced to jail in Dubai for touching man's hip freed, campaigners say

A Scot who was sentenced to three months in a Dubai jail for touching a man's hip has been freed, according to his representatives.

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Scottish farmers warned after bluetongue virus found in imported cattle

Farmers in Scotland have been asked to be watchful for signs of bluetongue virus after the disease was identified in a number of cattle imported from France.

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Researchers using light simulation in bid to stop Alzheimer's disease developing

Researchers are exploring how to enhance brain activity through light stimulation in the hope of advancing a new strategy to prevent Alzheimer's disease from developing.

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Pair stole four-figure sum after threatening staff member at Edinburgh bar

Two men threatened a member of staff at a bar in Edinburgh before stealing more than £1000.

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Tennis star Murray launches online charity auction

Andy Murray has launched an online auction of rare tennis memorabilia as part of a charity fundraising drive.

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Scottish vet helps remove bear's tongue which had 'monstrously' enlarged

A vet from Scotland helped to remove a bear's tongue after it became so swollen it dragged along the floor.

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Scottish businesses make fewer insolvency appointments for third quarter running

The number of Scottish businesses failing has dropped by almost a quarter in the last year, according to new figures.

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Tories campaign for more doctors amid evidence of 3,000 in 'brain drain'

The Tories have launched a national campaign to boost the numbers of doctors amid evidence around 3,000 may have left Scotland to work abroad in recent years.

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Farmers to get £254m payments in EU subsidy delay loan scheme

Farmers will receive payments worth £254 million this week as part of a loan scheme brought in after delays to European subsidies.

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National investment bank could bring thousands of green jobs, say campaigners

Plans for a national investment bank could transform Scotland's economy and create thousands of green jobs, campaigners have said .

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Police target drivers who pass too close to horses

Motorists who pass too close to horses will be targeted in a police campaign to reduce the number of injuries and deaths on roads.

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Island business leaders seek infrastructure investment

Business leaders on Scotland's islands have called for more to be done to improve infrastructure and encourage young people to stay in the communities.

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