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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Where’s the poetic justice for Aunt Julia and Piggy?

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Scotland's first communal home for over 50s to be built. Picture: Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Scotland’s first communal home for elderly divorcees and widowers

Scotland’s first co-living community for elderly divorcees and widowers is set to be built by the end of next year.

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Chance to collect superdraw top prize

Scots in with the chance to pick up a life-changing £116m jackpot

Tonight’s Euromillions Superdraw has an eye-watering prize – here’s everything you need to know.

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Blair Drummond appeals for names for new meerkats

Want to meet the latest meerkat arrivals at Blair Drummond? Then suggest to their keepers what they should be called. Simples.

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Finlay Wilson and Tristan Cameron-Harper in some yoga positions.
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Kilted yoga star victim of homophobic hate campaign

A KILTED yoga instructor is being hounded out of his home in a homophobic hate campaign.

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Can’t sleep? Here is the cure...

SUGAR cane could hold the key to beating Britain’s chronic insomnia epidemic, according to new research.

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Peace and calm is pierced by Youngest Child

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Too often the true costs of child poverty are overlooked. Photograph: John Devlin

Dani Garavelli: Child benefit top-up an acid test for SNP

With so many depressing headlines on austerity and lengthening food bank queues, it was reassuring to see charities and churches come together last week to launch their Give Me 5 campaign.

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Fiona Petrie's unborn child can be seen in the heat camera. Picture: Landmark Forest Adventure Park/Fiona Petrie

Pregnant mum’s surprise ‘sneak peak’ of unborn child on heat cam

A pregnant mum of two was given a surprise on a family visit to Landmark Forest Adventure Park as she got a “sneaky peak” of her new son or daughter.

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

With DIY you just need the right tools for the job

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

The family learn about their link to Dunkirk

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Bullying is the top concern for parents as children head back to school.

School bullying biggest worry for parents, says charity

Bullying is the top concern for parents before Scottish schools going back this week, according to research by a children’s charity.

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Leader: Have the courage to ban smacking

Like smoking tobacco when aware of the health risks, smacking children is illogical when the effects are considered. It is established that physical punishment can harm a child’s health and well-being, doesn’t work, and strains the relationship between parent and child. Meanwhile, smoking tobacco can cause lung disease, and can damage the heart and circulation.

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Surprise wedding proposal by man in SSE Hydro which he helped build

A man surprised his girlfriend with a wedding proposal at the SSE Hydro - a venue he helped build.

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

A sister learns the importance equal pay

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Stuff parity - what about fighting for more?

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Floored by a self-esteem masterclass

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Richard Meade: Waiting months for benefits is unfair if you only have a short time left

This June, the Scottish ­Government tabled its Social Security (Scotland) Bill and with it comes an opportunity for us to have a system that ­truly ­provides a genuine safety net for those who are the most vulnerable in society.

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Scots are open about their lives, finds Regina Erich. Picture: Getty Images.

Regina Erich: No such thing for Scots as too much information

In my experience as a German incomer, the cliché of the ‘mean’ Scot is completely untrue. Nobody is more generous, at least when it comes to ­sharing personal information, than two Scots who have never met before.

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Self-assembly for fascist furnituristas

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