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Obituary: Tony Mottram, tennis player appointed GB national coach in 1970s

Tony Mottram , tennis player. Born: 8 June 1920, in Coventry. Died: 6 October, 2016, in Surrey, aged 96.

Jimmy Perry has died at the age of 93. Picture: Michael Stephens/PA Wire

Obituary: Jimmy Perry, comedy scriptwriter behind Dad’s Army, Hi-de-Hi! and It Ain’t Half Hot Mum

James Perry, comedy scriptwriter. Born: 20 September, 1923, in London. Died: 23 October, 2016, in London, aged 93.

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Nicola Sturgeon says people who go into politics should be "led by a deep sense of conviction."

Nicola Sturgeon: Don't enter the world of politics as "a career option"

Nicola Sturgeon has warned against anyone considering entering the world of politics as “a career option”.

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Graeme Macrae Burnet is in the running for the Man Booker Prize with his second novel.

Scotland's Man Booker contender speaks out over library cuts

Scotland’s contender for the Man Booker Prize has called for the nation’s libraries to be protected from closure and cutbacks.

Timothy OShea  says things will get worse after Brexit. Picture: Kate Chandler

Edinburgh University principal in ‘catastrophic’ Brexit warning

The potential impact of Brexit on higher education “ranges from bad, to awful, to catastrophic”, the principal of Edinburgh University has warned.

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Iraqi forces gather in the al-Shura area, south of Mosul, during an operation to retake the main hub city from IS. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Mosul offensive enters second week as mosque airstike probed

Nicola Sturgeon leaves Downing Street with her Brexit minister Michael Russell after meeting Theresa May. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon ‘frustrated’ after Theresa May Brexit talks

Talks between the UK government and devolved administrations have highlighted deep divides over Brexit as Nicola Sturgeon emerged from Downing Street voicing frustration at a lack of progress.

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John Rees-Evans is latest to stand for the Ukip leadership. Picture: PA

New Ukip leadership candidate sorry for ‘gay donkey’ comment

A former Ukip parliamentary candidate who once accused a “homosexual donkey” of trying to rape his horse has announced he is running for the party’s leadership.

Some of the released sailors arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Sailors held captive by Somali pirates for 4 years released

Following more than four years in captivity, 26 Asian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates have been released from their captors, China’s Foreign Ministry confirmed yesterday.

Forensics experts sift through debris at Maltas main airport after a plane carrying French officials crashed shortly after take-off. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

French officials die after surveillance plane crashes in Malta

Three French defence ministry staff and two others were killed when a plane heading towards Libya to monitor migrant trafficking routes crashed shortly after take-off at Malta’s main airport.

Singer Pete Burns who has died at the age of 57.  Picture: PA

Singer Pete Burns dies aged 57 after cardiac arrest

Singer Pete Burns has died at the age of 57.

British Prime Minister Theresa May should give the Brexit vote as much respect as a public poll that named an arctic research ship, Boaty McBoatface, a Labour MP claimed. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Brexit vote like Boaty McBoatface poll, says Labour MP

Theresa May should give the Brexit vote similar respect to a poll in which people backed naming a ship Boaty McBoatface, the Commons has heard.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks to the media in Downing Street after a meeting with Theresa May. Picture: AP

Home nations Brexit talks: Nicola Sturgeon’s statement in full

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s statement in full following the latest round of Brexit discussions with Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Students have faced major upheaval since a fire at Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh building.

Glasgow School of Art faces student revolt

Students at the Glasgow School of Art are to stage a one-day boycott of their students and a public protest about the way the world-famous institution is being run.
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The women picked up a bogus taxi outside Jedburgh Town Hall.

Jedburgh woman sexually assaulted after getting into bogus taxi

A woman has been sexually assaulted, and another was sexually harassed, after they got into a car purporting to be a taxi.

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The residents of Cables Wynd in 1924. Picture: Edinburgh University Centre for Research Collections/Fraser Parkinson

‘Fascinating’ photographic archive of 1920s Leith published online

A series of images giving the public a rare glimpse into 1920s Leith and its people has been made available online.

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Privacy fears have been raised over evidence in rape trials

Concerns raised over use of medical history in rape trials

Concerns have been raised about defence solicitors routinely accessing the sexual and medical history of complainers in rape trials.

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Fuel Poverty in Scotland forces many Scots to choose between heating and other essentials.

Fuel poverty plans unveiled as deadline to solve problem looms

The Scottish Government has unveiled plans to redefine fuel poverty in a bid to help those most in need - just a week before missing the deadline of its own target to eradicate the problem.

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The incident occurred on Calder Street in the Govanhill area of Glasgow

Man and toddler fall from Glasgow flat window

A two-year-old girl and a man have been taken to hospital after falling from the window of a flat in Glasgow.

Lawrence Cowan and his son Fergus. Picture: Contributed

Pink-kilted father and son duo take on breast cancer

A fundraising father and son are to wear pink kilts for a month to raise money for breast cancer research.

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