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Senior Police Scotland officer suspended ‘following criminal allegations’

A senior officer at Police Scotland has been suspended from police duties, according to the Scottish Police Authority.

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Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale joined the long-running ITV programme this week. Picture: James Gourley/ITV

Kezia Dugdale could be a ‘valuable commodity’ if she quits politics

Kezia Dugdale’s trip to the Australian jungle could make her a “valuable commodity” should she choose to quit politics, it has been claimed.

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Theresa May shakes hands with Donald Tusk on the sidelines of an Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels. Picture: Christian Hartmann/AP

EU stands firm on Brexit deadline as Irish border remains unsolved

Theresa May has been given 10 days to offer further concessions on issues including the Brexit divorce bill and the complex matter of the Northern Irish border if she wants European Union leaders to agree to trade talks.

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10 people died after a police helicopter crashed through the roof of a busy pub in Glasgow on 29 November 2013. Picture:
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Solicitor and MSP blast ‘long wait’ for Clutha fatal accident inquiry

The solicitor representing a number of victims of the Clutha helicopter crash has criticised the length of time prosecutors have taken to announce a fatal accident inquiry.

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Scotland's top-performing state secondary school has been revealed. Picture: John Devlin

Survey names Scotland’s top-performing state secondary school

A new survey has revealed the name of Scotland’s best-performing state secondary school.

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The new hotel will be placed in a gap site in the Old Town

First look: New images released of £20m hotel planned for Old Town

AS work continues brick by brick, floor by floor, this computer generated image shows how one of the Old Town’s last remaining gap sites will look after it undergoes a £20m regeneration.

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The Team Kez t-shirt. Picture: Redbubble

I’m a Celebrity: ‘Team Kez’ tshirts to raise cash for charity

Kezia Dugdale’s campaign to be crowned Queen of the Jungle on I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here will be given a boost after it was announced that ‘Team Kez’ merchandise would be released, with profits going to charity.

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The bill for Greater Glasgow and Clyde amounted to �20.4 million

Scotland’s largest NHS board spends £20m on private health care

Scotland’s largest NHS board spent more than £20 million on private health care last year, new figures have revealed.

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Cllr Jordan Linden

SNP councillor steps aside after sexual harassment investigation

A councillor has stepped down after sexual harassment allegations involving the Scottish Youth Parliament were reported to the police.

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Leader comment: How London prices helped Scotland’s first-time buyers

The Chancellor’s shock move to help people south of border get on property ladder may have bounced Nicola Sturgeon into action.

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Nicola Sturgeon considers more help for first-time house buyers

Nicola Sturgeon will consider more help for first-time buyers after a major Scottish housebuilder announced it will move to adopt the Chancellor’s Budget relief measures north of the Border.

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Labour leader disappointed by Kezia Dugdale’s ‘unauthorised absence’

Scottish Labour’s new leader has said he does not think Kezia Dugdale’s appearance on I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! is “a good way of getting across the message of socialism on television”.

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Ukrainian Ambassador, Natalia Galibarenko, meets presiding officer Ken MacIntosh

Ukrainian ambassador says Alex Salmond is RT ‘puppet’

Ukrainian ambassador to UK Natalia Galibarenko has accused Alex Salmond of sacrificing his reputation to become “a puppet” on the Kremlin-backed RT television channel.

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The Scottish Parliament

Gay men set to be pardoned urged to contact Holyrood committee

Gay men who will be pardoned under new legislation to right past discrimination have been urged to contact a Holyrood committee.

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Broughton Women's Rugby Club face difficulties ensuring they can train and play.

Fears for city sports clubs if Edinburgh Leisure cuts go ahead

SPORTS clubs across the capital fear the final whistle could be blown on their future if council plans to charge Edinburgh Leisure for ground maintenance services are given the go ahead as part of new budget proposals.

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Kezia Dugdale during her challenge

Kezia Dugdale’s I’m a Celeb opener ends in defeat

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has lost her first challenge on I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here, missing out on the chance to be named Jungle Prime Minister.

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The family of a murder victim have expressed their anger after learning of a misconduct probe into seven serving police officers. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Family of murdered woman ‘shocked’ by police officer probe

The family of a murder victim have expressed their anger after learning of a misconduct probe into seven serving police officers.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond joked about using 'long, economicky words' in his Budget speech (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Jim Duffy: A ‘thought shower’ on the history of bulls*** bingo

The Chancellor’s joke about Michael Gove’s ‘long, economicky words’ strikes a chord with Jim Duffy.

Opinion 1
Workers at BiFab have not seen the benefits of proper investment, says Brian Wilson

Brian Wilson: Ill wind blows for Scotland’s 2nd Industrial Revolution

For a few days, the ­problems of BiFab ­commanded public attention. It was almost back to the old days, with workers threatening to blockade the yards. The First Minister rushed home to take ­command. A few heads were knocked together to underwrite the work and laps of honour ensued.

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Kezia Dugdale made her I'm a Celeb debut but lost out for PM. Picture: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock (9231991y)

I’m a Celebrity: Kezia Dugdale’s PM ambitions dashed in debut

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has missed out on the chance to be named Jungle Prime Minister in her first challenge in I’m A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

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