Two Scots Amongst Those Who Remain Missing After the Nepal Earthquake

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Two Scots amongst those who remain missing after the Nepal earthquake. TWO Scots are amongst dozens of British and Irish people who have still not been traced in the wake of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

British Humanitarian Volunteers Begin Search and Rescue Mission in Earthquake-hit Nepal as Missing Scots are Found

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British humanitarian volunteers begin search and rescue mission in earthquake-hit Nepal as missing Scots are found. HUMANITARIAN volunteers and emergency service crews from the UK have begun a search and rescue mission in Nepal following the earthquake which killed up to 3,600 people dead and left more than 6,500 injured. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Stroke Survivor One of First Patients at New Hospital

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Stroke survivor one of first patients at new hospital. A STROKE survivor has one of the first patients to be treated at Glasgow's new super hospital. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Councils Question Need for New Laws to Close School Attainment Gap

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Councils question need for new laws to close school attainment gap. COUNCILS have raised doubts over the need for a new post of Chief Education Officer with responsibility for closing the attainment gap. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Construction Sector Facing Chronic Skilled Labour Shortage

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Construction sector facing chronic skilled labour shortage. SCOTLAND'S construction industry is facing a chronic shortfall in skilled workers, threatening plans to get to grips with the housing shortage, trade bodies claim. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Union Calls for Government Intervention After Paper Maker Tullis Russell Goes into Administration

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Union calls for government intervention after paper maker Tullis Russell goes into administration. UNION leaders have called for urgent intervention by the Scottish Government after more than 300 workers were made redundant at a paper-making firm that was plunged into administration. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Round of Golf Takes Too Long, Survey Finds

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Round of golf takes too long, survey finds. Nearly two thirds of golfers think a typical round takes too much time in the fast-paced modern world, a survey commissioned by the sport's governing body showed. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Church Bishop Found Guilty of Sex Assaults

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Church bishop found guilty of sex assaults. A FORMER university lecturer who founded his own church and called himself "The Prophet"and 'Archbishop' has been found guilty of sexually molesting members of his own flock. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Banks to Break 144-year-old Tradition and Open on Bank Holiday

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Banks to break 144-year-old tradition and open on bank holiday. A HANDFUL of Scotland's busiest banks will break with a 144-year-old tradition next Monday - and open on a bank holiday. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Creator of Cinema Paradiso Shoots his New Film in Edinburgh This Week

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Creator of Cinema Paradiso shoots his new film in Edinburgh this week. The elegant streets of Edinburgh are forming the backdrop to the new movie being made by the director of Cinema Paradiso, Giuseppe Tornatore. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Charity Helping New Parents Through Tough Times Gets Guild Backing

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Charity helping new parents through tough times gets guild backing. A charity helping new parents after having a baby is one of six organisations which will benefit from hundreds of thousands of pounds raised by the Church of Scotland's Guild. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Motorists Admit Breaking Traffic Laws Because They "do Not Think They Will be Caught"

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Motorists admit breaking traffic laws because they "do not think they will be caught". HALF of drivers in the UK admit flouting traffic laws, according to a new survey published today. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Church of Scotland in Warning over Gay Marriage Threat

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Church of Scotland in warning over gay marriage threat. The Church of Scotland has issued a fresh warning that ministers could be sued for refusing to wed gay couples. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Funding Boost for Walking and Cycling in Glasgow

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Funding boost for walking and cycling in Glasgow. WALKING and cycling in Glasgow is being given a £1.2 million boost which will see some of the city's busiest street redesigned. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Shortlist Announced for Hair and Beauty Awards

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Shortlist announced for hair and beauty awards. The finalists of Scotland's newest hair, beauty and aesthetics event have been announced. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Workers Face Discrimination over Mental Health

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Workers face discrimination over mental health. NEARLY half of Scottish workers say people don't tell their employers about mental health problems for fear of losing their job, according to new figures released today. -> Read more at Herald Scotland

Property Developers Unveil New Amphibian Crossing

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Property developers unveil new amphibian crossing. HAVING made their home around the Central Belt’s former steelworks, the amphibians of Lanarkshire are a hardy band – but even they need a helping hand now and then... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Alan Pattullo: A Tale of Two Lees/Leighs

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Alan Pattullo: A tale of two Lees/Leighs. Try, try again. It might seem a little strange to advise someone to look to Leigh Griffiths for guidance, particularly when that someone is as experienced as Lee McCulloch. But, when it comes to turning around public opinion, the Celtic striker’s recent narrative arc is surely of interest to the Rangers skipper, who endured some hostile trea... -> Read more at The Scotsman

RBS's Busiest Branches to Open on Bank Holiday

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RBS's busiest branches to open on bank holiday. Royal Bank of Scotland announced today that its busiest branches will be open for business on next week’s bank holiday, breaking a tradition that dates back more than a century. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Chillier Start to Year Set to Boost Profits at Owner of Scottish Gas

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Chillier start to year set to boost profits at owner of Scottish Gas. Profits at Scottish Gas-owner Centrica are set to rise after the energy supplier revealed a boost in consumption following a colder than normal start to the year. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Scapa Opens First-ever Distillery Visitor Centre

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Scapa opens first-ever distillery visitor centre. SCAPA, the Orcadian whisky distiller owned by Chivas Brothers, has opened its first-ever visitor centre. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Housing Target Risk Amid 'chronic' Staff Shortage

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Housing target risk amid 'chronic' staff shortage. Efforts to address Scotland’s housing shortfall are at risk unless a “chronic” shortage of skilled workers can be alleviated, a trade organisation has warned. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Restaurants Filling High Street After Online Shift

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Restaurants filling high street after online shift. THE dramatic growth in restaurant and fast food outlets across the UK – often filling units left behind as services such as banking and estate agency have shifted online – has been highlighted by figures out today. -> Read more at The Scotsman

Bosses to Go Ahead with Loch Lomond Camping Ban

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Bosses to go ahead with Loch Lomond camping ban. A CONTROVERSIAL clampdown on “rough camping” in one of Scotland’s national parks has been the green light in a bid to prevent more damage being done to its environment... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Scottish Cup Final Tickets to Start at £5

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Scottish Cup Final tickets to start at £5. TICKET prices for next month’s William Hill Scottish Cup Final between Falkirk and Inverness Caledonian Thistle have been cut in a bid to ensure a capacity crowd at Hampden for the showpiece occasion... -> Read more at The Scotsman