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Police issue safety advice ahead of Scottish Cup Final

As supporters gear up for the Scottish Cup Final on Saturday, May 27, police are issuing safety advice to those attending Hampden Park in Glasgow.

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The Met Office issued this weather warning for Saturday

Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Heavy rain is forecast to wipe out the sunshine tomorrow across Scotland.

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Saving Scotland’s smallest butterfly

Saving Scotland’s smallest butterfly

Nature enthusiasts are being asked to spend the next week making a big effort to help Scotland’s smallest butterfly.

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Would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?

Would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?

How much rubbish is generated in Scotland? And would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?

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Church apologises to gay people and moves closer to same sex marriage

Church apologises to gay people and moves closer to same sex marriage

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has approved an apology to gay people for the history of discrimination they have faced in the Church.

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Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

A full joint of ham, a samurai sword, and a vast collection of designer clothes a wife is hiding from her husband - these are just some of the things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

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The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal joined the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in observing a minute’s silence for all those affected by the terrorist atrocity in Manchester.

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42.9 per cent of pupils said they walked to school in the survey.

Research reveals half of Scots pupils travel to school actively

Just under half of Scots pupils are choosing to travel to school by bike, foot or scooter according to a survey carried out by Sustrans Scotland.

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One week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017

One week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017

It’s only one week to go until Gardening Scotland 2017– the nation’s biggest and most established garden and outdoor living festival – taking place at the Royal Highland Showground, Ingliston from Friday, June 2, until Sunday, June 4.

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UNISON  has expressed the anger and disappointment of NHS staff at its recommendation to continue with a one per cent cap on wages.

Pay cap on Scotland’s health workers must end

Scotland’s health workers are calling on the NHS Pay Review Body (PRB) to ‘scrap the cap’ imposed on NHS staff.

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We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

We Love Manchester Emergency Fund launched

Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross have launched an appeal for people affected by the devastating attack in Manchester.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph. Pic: Lisa Ferguson.

Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scots companies dominate tour awards

Scottish companies have dominated a prestigious tourism awards ceremony, with 31 businesses scooping gongs in Glasgow.

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Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers top poll of 100 things that drive Brits mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

UK consumers most likely to shop online on Mondays

As Retail Therapy Week begins today (May 22-28) to celebrate the positive impact shopping can have on people, new research reveals that Monday is the most popular day for UK consumers to indulge in some retail relaxation.

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‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

‘Keep the fracking ban’ says UNISON

UNISON Scotland is calling on the Scottish Government not to lift the current moratorium on fracking.

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Young people involved in the launch were from LGBT Youth Scotland, Boys Brigade Scotland, Scottish Borders Youth Services, Young Scot and Scottish Youth Parliament  they are photographed with Jim Sweeney MBE, CEO YouthLink Scotland. Picture: Alan Rennie

Call for Westminster candidates to end age discrimination

Scotland’s national agency for youth work, YouthLink Scotland have launched their Westminster Manifesto with a call to candidates to stand up for young people and their local youth work services.

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ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

ScotRail Alliance announce extra trains for Edinburgh Marathon

The ScotRail Alliance today confirmed that extra services will be provided for Edinburgh spectators and runners on Sunday, May 28.

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UNISON local government members across Scotland are being balloted for industrial action, including strike action.

UNISON urge council staff to vote in landmark industrial ballot

UNISON Scotland is balloting all local government staff in what is seen as the first big test of the new Trade Union Act 2016.

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La Grande Metairie Campsite
Located opposite the reknowned Megalithic site of the standing stones of Kermario and Kerlescan of Carnac, Castel Camping La Grande Metairie, once a traditional Brittany farm, offers you a superb 5-stars campsite which extends over 15 hectares of greenery. The wonderful climate of the Morbihan in Southern Brittany, the superb beaches and the neighbouring holiday resort town of Carnac make this an ideal destination for your family holiday.

Brits jet off on holiday knowing only eight words of the country’s language

The average Briton will jet off on their holiday this year, knowing only eight words of the country’s language, according to a new study.

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