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Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

Health experts have suggested a minimum price for tobacco to cut smoking in poorer parts of Scotland.

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New whisky distillery opens on the River Clyde

Spirit production has returned to the banks of the River Clyde after more than a century as a new distillery opens its doors.

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Woman and child rescued after being cut off by tide in Fife

A lifeboat was called to rescue a woman and a young child who were cut off by the tide in Fife.

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Scotland's Budget package 'extremely positive' - Treasury minister Andrew Jones

Treasury minister Andrew Jones has rejected claims the Budget funding package for Scotland is misleading, insisting the deal is "extremely positive".

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No evidence of arthritis in Dolly the Sheep, scientists say

Early fears that cloning may have given Dolly the Sheep arthritis were unfounded, say scientists.

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Island residents welcome official recognition for Barra flag

The remote Isle of Barra has had its flag officially recognised after a long campaign gathered momentum following the Manchester terror attack.

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Teenager arrested over attempted murder outside Ayrshire pub

A teenager has been arrested for the attempted murder of a 66-year-old man in North Ayrshire

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Police issue appeal for patient who absconded from Leverndale Hospital

Police are keen to trace a restricted patient who has absconded from a hospital in Glasgow.

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Jail for fake model agency scout who blackmailed young girls

A man who pretended to be a scout for a model agency to groom and blackmail young girls and women has been jailed for more than three years.

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Dozens rescued as heavy rain sparks widespread flooding

More than 70 people have been rescued in north Lancashire as heavy rain caused widespread flooding and travel disruption across north-west England and North Wales.

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Met Office weather warning as snow forecast for Thursday

Snow is forecast to hit parts of Britain tonight along with heavy rain and strong winds.

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Sturgeon on Budget: More smoke and mirrors than substance from Chancellor

Philip Hammond's Budget pledge of £2 billion for Scotland has been dismissed as "smoke and mirrors" by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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University students help with maths lessons at school with staff shortage

University students are to help teach maths at a school which has been struggling to recruit staff.

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Doorstep shooting: Murder detectives make fresh appeal seven years on

Detectives investigating the murder of a father-of-four in a targeted shooting on his doorstep more than seven years ago have issued a fresh appeal for information.

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Nicola Sturgeon 'optimistic' about future of BiFab engineering firm

There is "every reason to be optimistic" about the longer term future of engineering firm BiFab, Scotland's First Minister has said.

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Liam Gallagher to headline Glasgow music festival

Liam Gallagher will headline the TRNSMT music festival when it returns to Glasgow next summer.

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Man 'fell asleep covered in Doritos' after alleged break-in

A man was discovered with a half-eaten pie and covered in Doritos after allegedly breaking into a home and falling asleep.

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Landslips cause rail disruption in Highlands

Rail passengers in the Highlands are facing disruption after three landslips forced the cancellation of some services.

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SNP calls on Chancellor to refund VAT to Scottish emergency services

The SNP has called for Philip Hammond to refund police and fire services in Scotland £140 million in VAT.

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Four arrested after police seize drugs and weapons in Glasgow searches

Four people have been arrested after drugs and firearms were recovered following a search of properties in Glasgow.

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