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300 faults logged with body-worn police cameras

More than 300 faults with Police Scotland’s body-worn cameras have been logged in the past three years.

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Robust legal foundations are needed for the development of green energy, says Gillespie Macandrew partner Colin Hamilton. Picture: John Devlin

Colin Hamilton: Robust laws needed to keep lights on

Modern life depends on reliable electricity supplies. But as the balance between supply and demand gets increasingly complicated to juggle significant investment is required to secure that reliability in the future.

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Mark Bevan is a former director at Keep Scotland Beautiful. Picture: John Devlin

SCDI names Mark Bevan as its new chief executive

The Scottish Council for Development & Industry (SCDI) has appointed Mark Bevan as its new chief executive.

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An accident has injured four in Clydebank. Stock image

Van crashes into busy bus stop in Clydebank

A main road in Clydebank has been closed following reports that a van crashed into a busy bus stop.

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Peter Vardy's CarStore is on the site of Dundee's former Valentines card factory. Picture: Keith Hunter

Peter Vardy gears up to launch Dundee car superstore

Car retailer Peter Vardy is gearing up for the official opening of one of the biggest dealerships in Scotland.

Transport
Pyreos chief Andrew Wallace said the order was a 'real validation' of the firm's technology. Picture: Contributed

Sensors firm Pyreos wins first large-scale chip order

Pyreos, the Edinburgh-based infra-red sensor developer, has secured its first volume order for its ezPyro chip.

Tech
Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a general election campaign event at the Shine Centre in Leeds. Picture; PA

Conservatives to take 7 seats from SNP predicts new poll

The Conservatives are on course to pick up seven seats in Scotland in the General Election, according to a new poll.

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The taxpayer now owns just 0.89% of Lloyds Banking Group. Picture: Contributed

Taxpayer stake in Lloyds Banking Group cut below 1%

The taxpayer’s stake in Lloyds Banking Group has been cut to below 1 per cent as the government edges closer to fully privatising the lender.

Financial
David Drysdale was right on the cut mark after rounds of 71 and 73 in the Volvo China Open. Picture: Getty Images

8am Round-Up: Dylan Frittelli storms into lead in China

David Drysdale was left sweating to see if he’d make the cut as South African Dylan Frittelli swept into the lead in today’s second round of the Volvo China Open.

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Labour are targeting just three seats in Scotland, with the seat of Ian Murray MP being one of them. Picture; John Devlin

Labour targeting just three key seats in Scotland

Labour are targeting just three constituencies in Scotland according to party sources focusing only on seats where they believe there is ‘a real chance of victory’

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Rumour Mill: Rangers ‘best in the world’ | Rodgers blasts Halliday tackle | bookmakers tip Rangers to sign striker

Pedro Caixinha sticks by his insistence that Rangers have the best squad in Scotland, Brendan Rodgers claims Andy Halliday should have seen red for challenge on Patrick Roberts, and Bet Victor have made Rangers 3/1 favourites to sign Louis Moult.

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A mass outdoor rendition of Gerry Rafferty's classic Baker Street in Paisley.

Brian Wilson: Chance to follow Paisley pattern and back a local vision

Next week’s local elections have more or less disappeared into the morass of general election coverage and tedious referendum speculation.

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Kezia Dugdale made the parliamentary speech of her life, but are such attacks hitting home asks Joyce McMillan.

Joyce McMillan: UK divided between the young and the old

We are now in the hands of a demographic who have simply had enough of progressive concepts says Joyce McMillan

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Cyclists converged on four Pedal on Parliaments events across Scotland at the weekend. Picture: Brian Anderson

Alastair Dalton: Surprise cycling turnout could herald change

A bit of a surprise was in store for organisers of Pedal on Parliament, the annual lobby to improve cycling in Scotland, when they expanded from Edinburgh to three other Scottish cities at the weekend.

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As an international trading city, with a big Scottish diaspora, New York is a real target for Scottish business and Scottish entrepreneurs says Jim Duffy.

Jim Duffy: Cracking the code gives access to a new world of opportunity

Big demand for the latest technology skills opens doors for both employers and employees says Jim Duffy

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RBS, 72% owned by the taxpayer, has made its first profit since the third quarter of 2015. Picture: John Devlin

Royal Bank of Scotland posts first profit since 2015

Royal Bank of Scotland has swung back into the black, reporting its first quarterly profit since 2015.

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Brendan Rodgers wasn't impressed by what he saw. Picture: Getty

Standard of U17 final was ‘awful’ says Celtic boss

Brendan Rodgers demonstrated that not all Celtic cup wins over Rangers are equal yesterday when he slated his club’s under-17 side despite their triumph in the Glasgow Cup final.

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Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is not expecting a dramatic improvement from Rangers at Ibrox. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Brendan Rodgers expects more of the same from Rangers

His Celtic team are only one game away from claiming all the honours this season. Yesterday, a case could be made to strike another medal for Brendan Rodgers after he deliberately avoided the easy platitudes about what could await his side tomorrow at Ibrox.

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Nicola Sturgeon has inisisted a vote for the SNP is a vote for public services.

Nicola Sturgeon urges SNP vote ‘for public services’

Nicola Sturgeon is prioritising public services and community investment as she takes the SNP election campaign to a key constituency.

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Rangers' Kenny Miller in training. Picture:

Pedro Caixinha makes Kenny Miller wait on a new contract

Pedro Caixinha has declined to clarify Kenny Miller’s future at Rangers and has suggested the veteran striker may even have to wait until the end of the season before the situation is resolved.

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