Veterans at increased risk of traffic accidents, study finds

Veterans are more likely to be injured in a road traffic accident than people who have never been in the military, according to a new study.

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The police said there are no suspicious circumstances. Picture: John Devlin

Body found in search for missing Black Isle teenager

Police searching for a missing teenager in the highlands have found a body.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Plans for the hydro power scheme on the Queen's Balmoral estate have raised concerns about noise. Picture: Getty

Balmoral Estates hydroelectric plan examined after concerns raised

Plans to build a hydroelectric power scheme on the Queen’s Balmoral estate are to come under scrutiny amid concerns they may not fit the aims of a national park.

Stephen Mitchell failed to return from a walk in the Strathcarron area on Friday. Picture: PA

Fears grow for Scots walker who planned to sleep in bothies

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the wellbeing of a man who has not returned from a walk in the Highlands.

Lance Corporal Cruachan III has died, age 30. Picture: SWNS

Royal Regiment’s retired Shetland pony mascot dies

A regiment’s retired Shetland pony mascot, who met the Queen and served at Balmoral, has died at the age of 30.

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Glasgow MSP Anas Sarwar. Picture: John Devlin

Police investigate far-right threat to Labour MSP Anas Sarwar

Police are investigating after Labour MSP Anas Sarwar was threatened by a far-right group.

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Edinburgh firms Artemis Intelligent Power and Quoceant secured a �2.5m grant to develop improved wave powered machines. A new report calls for an improved strategy to help such developments

Scotland needs strategy for ‘fourth industrial revolution’

Scotland should develop an economic and social strategy for responding to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, according to a new report.

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The union said it is of the 'firm belief' that the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service had many opportunities to resolve issues. Picture: John Devlin

Fire brigades union passes no confidence vote on Scottish leadership

Fire Brigades Union members have passed a unanimous vote of no confidence in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service chief officer and his senior leadership team.

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Rebecca Johnson from Fife was stabbed to death by her boyfriend in Lapland. Picture: Contributed/Dundee Courier

Man found guilty of murdering Scottish girlfriend in Lapland

A man has been found guilty of murdering his British girlfriend at a husky farm in Lapland.

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The casualty is assessed by the mountain rescue team. Picture: Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team/Facebook

Stranded walker pulled from Scots mountain after nine-hour rescue

A walker has been rescued in a nine-hour operation after he was stranded in blizzard conditions around 3,000 ft up a mountain.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands
Hundreds of women, some dressed as suffragettes, march through Glasgow calling for equal pay from the city council. Picture: PA

Women council workers march in Glasgow for equal pay

Hundreds of women, some dressed as suffragettes, have marched through Glasgow demanding equal pay from the city council.

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The Forties Pipeline links dozens of oil and gas fields to the Ineos site at Grangemouth. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Forties Pipeline shut down due to valve problem

The Forties Pipeline, which carries 40 per cent of North Sea oil and gas, has shut down after an issue at the Kinneil terminal.

US president Donald Trump on the 13th tee of the golf course on the Menie Estate, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire. Picture: Dan Phillips.

Trump Organisation’s plan for second golf course opposed by 31,000

Campaigners have handed councillors a petition signed by 31,000 people opposed to the Trump Organisation’s plans for a second golf course in Aberdeenshire.

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The university plans to complete its transition out of fossil fuel investments within three years. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh University to dump fossil fuel investments

The University of Edinburgh is to complete its transition out of fossil fuel investments within three years, it has announced.

Environment 17
The young children were dropped in an unfamiliar part of Cardenden, Fife. Picture: Wikicommons

Mum demands answers as school children dropped two miles from home

A mother has told how her young children have been having nightmares after they were dropped at the wrong stop by the school bus.

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The three were taken to hospital ater attending a Steve Aoki (pictured) gig. Picture: Eva Rinaldi/Wikicommons

Three in hospital after suspected MDMA overdose at Glasgow gig

Police are investigating whether three people taken to hospital following a gig in Glasgow had taken MDMA.

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Mobile and static road blocks will be used to check if drivers have insurance during the Police Scotland operation running this week, Picture: Rob McDougall

Police set for week-long crackdown on uninsured drivers in Scotland

Police are carrying out a week-long crackdown on the “menace” of uninsured drivers.

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Lynedoch Street, Glasgow. Picture: Google Street View

Man found dead in street in Glasgow’s West End

Police are investigating after a man was found dead on a street in Glasgow’s West End.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
The friends visited the Nevis Range near Fort William.

Six-mile tailbacks at Highland ski resorts ‘blocking gritters’

Skiers have faced six-mile tailbacks as they flocked to the slopes to take advantage of the snowy conditions.

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US Congress has been questioning if Donald Trump's golf courses were funded with  Russian money. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

US Congress asks if Russian cash funded Trump’s golf courses

US Congress has been questioning whether Russian money could have been used to fund Donald Trump’s golf courses in the UK and Ireland.

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