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No place for sectarianism in football and politics, says Hibs boss Neil Lennon

Hibernian manager Neil Lennon has said there is no place for sectarianism in football and politics.

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Forth Bridge hailed as plaque unveiled to celebrate world heritage status

Scottish Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has claimed "nobody can hold a candle" to Scotland's bridges after unveiling a plaque commemorating the Forth Bridge's world heritage status.

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Boy, 10, struck by motorcycle in hit-and-run could have died, say police

Police say a hit-and-run in which a 10-year-old boy was knocked down by a motorcycle could have had "fatal consequences" for the victim.

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£830,000 shared among third sector groups

Scotland's third sector received a major funding boost in the first half of 2017, with 46 charities sharing grants worth more than £830,000.

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Average house price for home movers soars by nearly £85,000, analysis reveals

The average house price paid by home movers has surged by nearly £85,000 over the past five years, according to analysis from Lloyds Bank.

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Two thirds of general election votes cast in Scotland 'had no impact on result'

Two thirds of the votes cast in the general election in Scotland were "wasted" and had no impact on the result, according to voting reform campaigners.

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Partial solar eclipse to be visible as sun sets across UK

A partial solar eclipse will be visible across the UK just before sunset as the moon appears to take a "bite" out of the sun.

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Virgin Trains hails boost in Scotland-London passengers choosing rail over air

A rail operator has hailed a "historic shift" in travel patterns as more Scotland-London passengers choose train over plane than at any time in more than 20 years.

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Campaigners against littering and flytipping urge firms and councils to help

Businesses and councils are among the organisations being urged to join a new nationwide campaign to prevent littering and flytipping.

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Scottish families 'saving nearly £3,000 a year on childcare thanks to relatives'

Childcare by relatives is saving Scottish families almost £3,000 a year, according to researchers.

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Almost 10,000 new parents sign up for baby box with 500 delivered

Nearly 10,000 parents have signed up to receive a baby box and more than 500 have been delivered in the first week of the scheme, the Scottish Government has revealed .

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'Super-sized' primary school classes soar by more than a third, figures reveal

The number of "super-sized" Scottish primary school classes has risen by more than a third, new analysis has revealed.

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Holidaymaker aged 20 dies at resort near Black Sea in Bulgaria

A young British man has died while on holiday at a beach resort in Bulgaria.

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Tories urge backing for volunteer tutor schemes for pupils from poor families

The Scottish Government has been urged to back volunteer tutor programmes for pupils from deprived backgrounds.

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Murder attempt probe as man stabbed after disturbance in play area

A man is in hospital after being stabbed following a disturbance in a children's playpark.

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Police concern over man reported missing in Angus

Police have said they are concerned about the welfare of a man who has been reported missing in Angus.

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Welfare to work schemes unlikely to improve lone parents' health, says study

The health of lone parents is unlikely to improve through welfare to work schemes, according to researchers from the University of Glasgow.

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Driver who died after motorway crash named by police

A driver who died after his car hit a concrete barrier on a motorway has been named by police.

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Corbyn 'campaigning for real change' in tour of marginal constituencies

Jeremy Corbyn said he will be "campaigning for real change" as he prepares to take his UK tour of marginal constituencies to Scotland.

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No Scottish or Welsh government assurances in post-Brexit free trade deal talks

Britain could strike post-Brexit free trade deals without the approval of the Scottish and Welsh governments under proposals circulated among Cabinet ministers by International Trade Secretary Liam Fox.

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