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Scots have an average of 21,000 cousins, study finds

The average UK adult has more than 16,000 living relatives, with most completely unknown to them, a study suggests.

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

The silent treatment brings a quick fix

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Family: JanetChristie’s Mum’s the Word

Middle doesn’t want advice, until he does

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Lesley McLeod, CEO ' The Association for Project Safety.

Lesley McLeod: Why don’t we design houses to give granny a family home?

We’re none of us ­getting any younger so, when I moved back to ­Edinburgh, I chose as far as ­possible to future-proof my life by buying a ­new-build flat close to the centre.

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Weighing into the protein shake-up

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the word

Leave home? Why would you?

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Rare genetic mutations could be the cause behind cot death

Cot death linked to rare genetic mutations with breathing

Cot death may be linked to rare genetic mutations associated with impaired breathing, research has shown.

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I am learning 
that careless 
talk costs sighs

Careless talk costs sighs

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Dr Gary Clapton is a senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and a supporter of Birthlink.

Dr Gary Clapton: Reunions after adoption can be complex

Laura’s story is one of many that Birthlink has ­gathered in a recent ­survey of reunions between adopted people and birth families who have come to us over the last 30 years.

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A pro-life group is challenging a move that allows pregnant women to take abortion-inducing medication at home

Legal bid to stop pregnant women taking abortion pills at home

A legal challenge over plans to allow pregnant women to take abortion-inducing medication at home will be heard in full in May.

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Irvine in North Ayrshire. Picture: Wikicommons

Is Irvine the ‘cheating’ capital of Scotland?

It’s perhaps best known as the birth place of Nicola Sturgeon - but now Irvine has another, more dubious, claim to fame.

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PIC PHIL WILKINSON.TSPL / JOHNSTON PRESS''JANET CHRISTIE ,  MAGAZINE WRITER

Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Put a sock in it

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Janet Christie’s Mum’s the word

Catch them when they’re hangry

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Family: feels like a dream

Mum’s the Word

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Weight of Expectation is off the scale

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If men take more parental leave, their daughters will grow up in a more equal world, says Jane Bradley

Jane Bradley: How dads can make a more equal world for their daughters

If more men took parental leave, it could lead to a sea change in attitudes among employers, writes Jane Bradley.

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Dr Raj Jandoo was the first Asian member of the Faculty of Advocates. Picture taken in July 1991.

Edinburgh sheriff divorced by wife while in India on holiday

A former Edinburgh sheriff whose wife divorced him without his knowledge while he was on holiday in India has asked a judge to scrap the ruling.

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Family: Mum’s the word

It’s not the taking, it’s the breaking

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

The snowflake generation rails against type

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Family: Janet Christie’s Mum’s the Word

Making sense... in their own words

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