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Driverless cars are still largely under development but new technologies could make them a reality.

Driverless cars guided by satellites coming to streets near you

While fully driverless cars on our roads and motorways are still at least a decade away and dismissed by many as a ‘sci-fi’ dream, researchers at a Scottish university are part of a pioneering team which includes the European Space Agency and the UK Space Agency aiming to make them a reality.

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Rhoda Grant MSP is concerned about vulnerable workers exploited for the enrichment of criminal gangs. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Is your council benefiting from modern-day slavery?

Scotland’s councils need to scrutinise their billion pound public procurement chains for services such as construction, catering, cleaning and social care provision to ensure they are not inadvertently accepting cheap tenders fuelled by people working in modern-day slavery, an MSP has said.

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