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Police hunt for would-be thief who climbed into car

Two women were threatened by a man who got into the back of their car at night and demanded money.

Crime
Does your school have a budding Dickens who could write the next Christmas classic?

Prizes on offer for new Christmas classic

Children from across Scotland are getting in the Christmas spirit early to try and win £1,500 for their school.

Education
A party at Stirling Castle marked 100 years of the Boys Brigade's Junior Section

Boys’ Brigade Scotland director John Sharp spoke to Kirsty Paterson about how – and why – the organisation is so proud to be celebrating 100 years of the Junior section this year.

If you know a member of the Boys’ Brigade – and as one of Scotland’s largest youth organisations, the chances are you will – you might have noticed them baking a giant cake, planting 100 bulbs or learning to play marbles.

News
New training hopes to stop people going missing repeatedly

Helping people to stay found

A national charity that helps missing people and their loved ones reconnect has received £59,519 of Scottish Government funding to offer a different kind of help.

News
No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

Crime

Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

News
Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists discover potential new improved way to kill cancer cells

Scientists at the University of Glasgow have discovered a process to trigger the death of cancer cells that could be more effective than current methods.

Health
The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

If you’ve ever struggled to get rid of an old sofa, bed or fridge freezer a new, tongue-in-cheek video showing Scots how to ‘skip the trip to the tip’ is for you.

Environment
Families Need Fathers Scotland has launched www.sharedparenting.info, a new information and discussion website.

‘Families Need Fathers’ launch new website

The charity Families Need Fathers (FNF) Scotland has launched a new website to raise awareness of the benefits of parents sharing the care of their children after they separate.

News
Anxious about travelling? Take control and have a contingency plan in place in advance.

A hol lot of vacation worries

Going on holiday is supposed to be a time when any cares and worries disappear but Scots manage to find plenty to fret about before flying.

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Burrell tapestries on display at Kelvingrove

Burrell tapestries on display at Kelvingrove

The Burrell Collection’s building is shut, pending a major refurbishment – but some of its treasures go on show at Kelvingrove from this week.

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The success of a small business could depend on the name.

It’s all in the name for small businesses

What’s in a name? The long-term success of a high street store, according to a new study which reveals the UK’s best small business names.

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Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

Have your say on proposals for NHS Tayside

Members of the public are being invited to share their views on proposals for the transformation of surgical services in Tayside.

News
Litter costs Scotland over �1m a year, says Zero Waste Scotland

Picking up some good tips

Did you know that 475 items of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? Or that 2.5 billion single-use coffee cups are given out in the UK every day?

Environment
Would you relocate to the Shetlands for work? picture courtesy of ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Six jobs in some of the remotest parts of Scotland

Sick of city life and fancy giving up the rat race to enjoy a quieter pace of life? Then one of these remote jobs may be the answer.

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