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Government to review Limited Partnerships after fraud allegations

A Government review of a Scottish business model has been launched following allegations linking it to a 1 billion US dollar fraud.

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£29m funding for local projects aimed at tackling poverty

Projects which develop new ways to help people overcome disadvantage can now apply for a share of £29 million funding.

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Scrapping EU freedom of movement 'will be damaging for Scotland'

Scrapping the European Union freedom of movement rule in a hard Brexit will be economically damaging for Scotland, a EU campaign group has warned.

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Man due in court over brother's death in New Year's Day house fire

The brother of a man who died in a house fire on New Year's Day is due to appear in court today.

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Man injured in targeted gun attack near Glasgow primary school

A man has been shot in a targeted attack near a primary school.

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Kezia Dugdale calls for dedicated cities minister to boost economic growth

The Scottish Government needs to "ditch the timid managerialism" of the economy and adapt radical policies, according to Kezia Dugdale.

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Scotland looking for 'more give' from UK over Brexit

The Scottish Government has already offered a "very substantial compromise" with its proposals for a post-Brexit deal, the minister responsible for Scotland's negotiations has said.

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School support staff 'feeling undervalued and stressed'

Support staff working in Scotland's schools are feeling exhausted, undervalued and stressed, according to a trade union study.

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Hundreds wait much too long for mental health care, say Scottish Conservatives

Hundreds of people each quarter are having to wait far too long to access mental health care, say the Conservatives.

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Business activity showed 'slight' growth in December

Business activity in Scotland returned to growth in the final month of 2016 but the upturn was only "slight", according to a report.

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Several feared dead in Mexico nightclub shooting

A number of people are feared dead after reports of a shooting at a nightclub in Mexico.

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BT launches service to block nuisance calls

A service that aims to block millions of nuisance calls each year before they reach Scottish homes is being launched by BT.

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Leading public figures urge people to protest against Donald Trump

Politicians, religious leaders and trade unionists have called on "everybody of goodwill" to join the "growing opposition" to Donald Trump by taking part in demonstrations against the president-elect.

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Couple launch crowdfunding campaign to set up energy firm

A couple fed up with the performance of energy suppliers are launching a crowdfunding campaign to start their own company.

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Solar-powered system could give remote Indian villages safe drinking water

A solar-powered purification system could provide remote communities in India with clean drinking water for the first time, researchers believe.

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Rents 'rose at slowest rate for seven years at 1.6% across Britain'

Rents increased at their slowest pace in seven years in 2016, according to an index.

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Commonwealth Games sporting legacy inquiry launched by MSPs

MSPs have launched an inquiry into the 2014 Commonwealth Games sporting legacy.

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Woman airlifted to hospital after blaze call-out

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after emergency services were called to a fire at a house in South Ayrshire.

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Church deeply distressed at offence over Koran reading in cathedral, says leader

The Scottish Episcopal Church is deeply distressed at the offence caused by the reading of a passage from the Koran in a Glasgow cathedral, its leader has said.

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Scotland's NHS stretched to breaking point, says BMA chairman

The NHS in Scotland is stretched pretty much to breaking point and needs more staff in all posts, a leading doctor has warned.

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