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NHS 'not sustainable' in festive period without 'robust measures', report finds

The pressure on health services over the festive period is "not sustainable", according to a report on NHS resilience during public holidays.

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No trace of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague as landfill search ends

The landfill search for missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague has concluded without finding any trace of him.

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Police 'run ragged' as pressures mount, says MacAskill

Police officers are "run ragged" as pressures on the force have mounted, the former justice secretary has claimed.

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Police Scotland snared 'most sophisticated' group of its kind in drugs raid

A serious organised crime gang facing jail after being snared by police is the "most sophisticated" group of its kind encountered by the Scottish force, a court has heard.

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Nuns hit girl for asking her sister if she could leave orphanage, inquiry told

A former resident of a Catholic orphanage has told an inquiry how she was beaten by nuns for asking her sister to take her out of the home.

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Subway passenger pushed onto tracks and punched when back on platform

A Subway passenger was pushed onto the tracks then assaulted after he managed to pull himself back on to the platform.

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Major North Sea oil and gas pipeline to be shut down for repairs

The Forties Pipeline, which carries 40% of North Sea oil and gas, is to be shut down to repair a crack in the pipe.

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Man charged in connection with Hearts FC fraud

A man has been charged in connection with a fraud against football club Hearts.

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New drug to treat breast cancer approved for NHS use in Scotland

A new treatment which can halt the spread of breast cancer for up to two years for terminally ill patients has been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.

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Elderly people face 'unacceptably long' waits for care packages

Tories have criticised "unacceptably long" waits some elderly people face for care packages after figures showed more than a quarter of those with "substantial" needs were not assessed within six weeks.

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Care Inspectorate call for improvements despite positive end of life care report

Three key standards for looking after people with dementia are only "adequate or less" at almost four out of 10 care homes, a report by inspectors revealed.

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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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Police appeal after man dies in car crash

A man has died after a single-vehicle crash near a hotel.

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Outlaw King filming brings 'huge benefits' to our screen sector, Hyslop says

A new feature film b ased on the story of Robert the Bruce has brought "huge benefits" to the country's screen sector, the culture secretary has said.

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New £65m manufacturing institute to be built in Renfrewshire

A £65 million international centre of manufacturing expertise is to be built near Glasgow Airport, the First Minister has announced.

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Scottish airport passenger figures continue to rise

Airport chiefs say they are ending the year on a high with record passenger figures.

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Angela Constance unveils blueprint to tackle racial inequality

A new action plan is setting out more than 120 steps the Scottish Government is committed to taking in a bid to tackle racial inequality.

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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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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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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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