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Forth Road Bridge reopening picks up civil engineering award

The "unsung heroes" who fixed the Forth Road Bridge after a crack forced its closure have been recognised with an engineering award.

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Greggs revamp will see 100 bakery jobs lost, union claims

About 100 jobs could be lost at a Scottish bakery under restructuring plans by Greggs, a union has warned.

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MSPs will get vote on triggering of Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon says

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that MSPs will be given the opportunity to vote on the triggering of Article 50, which will begin the formal Brexit process.

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Police return to scene of Glasgow school shooting one week on

Police have returned to a primary school to talk to parents a week on from the shooting of a man after he dropped off his child.

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Rape ruling footballer David Robertson retires from playing

A footballer judged to have raped a woman with a team-mate has retired from playing.

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Northern railway chief to take over top job at ScotRail

The head of northern England's leading trains operator is to take over at the helm of ScotRail.

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Two inmates die at Polmont young offenders institution in last fortnight

Two teenage inmates have died at a young offenders institution (YOI) within the last fortnight.

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Theresa May states 'absolute faith' in Trident after missile malfunction claims

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she has "absolute faith" in Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent, following reports a missile went off course in a test launch.

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Three teenagers injured after car leaves road in Ayrshire

Three teenagers have been taken to hospital after a car came off the road in Ayrshire and ended up in a field.

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Ministers urged to embrace unpopular policies in anti-obesity drive

Ministers may need to introduce measures that are "initially unpopular" as part of a "bold approach" to tackling Scotland's obesity problem, according to MSPs.

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Two people in hospital after bus crashes into scaffolding in Aberdeen

An investigation has been launched after a bus crashed into scaffolding on a city-centre street, leaving two people in hospital.

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Programmer uses app to cycle length of Britain in virtual reality

A games programmer is believed to be the first person to cycle the entire length of Britain in virtual reality (VR).

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NHS paid agency more than £1,500 for nurse's hospital shift, figures reveal

Health boards have been forced to pay more than £1,500 for an agency nurse to cover a single hospital shift, new figures reveal.

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80% of incidents police attend not recorded as a crime, MSPs told

A senior Police Scotland figure has told MSPs that 80% of incidents the force deals with are not criminal, including missing people and hospital absconders.

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Rider knocked off motorcycle in Dumfries and Galloway hit-and-run

An investigation is under way after a man was knocked off his motorbike in a hit-and-run collision.

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Consumers display appetite for haggis as Burns Night approaches

Shops across Scotland have seen record-breaking sales of haggis in the run-up to Burns Night.

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Holyrood urged to adopt phased ban of petrol and diesel vehicles

Ministers should consider banning petrol and diesel vehicles from some parts of Scotland as part of efforts make the country more environmentally friendly by 2030.

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Ex-Labour MSP Graeme Pearson takes on Scotland In Union role

Former Labour MSP Graeme Pearson has been appointed to lead the pro-UK campaign group Scotland In Union.

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MSPs in Brussels to gauge support for connection with EU and single market

MSPs are in Brussels in a bid to gauge support for Scotland keeping some form of connection with both the European Union and the single market.

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Police appeal over attempted murder of father shot near school

Police investigating an attempted murder will return to the area near a primary school where a man who shot one week ago

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