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Spain withdraws Clara Ponsati arrest warrant

The former Catalan education minister has been battling against extradition after being arrested in Scotland.

Teenager admits murder bid on Syrian refugee in Edinburgh

The 25-year-old Syrian man was stabbed six times, mainly in the chest, and suffered life-threatening injuries.

Orange Walk called off after Glasgow Priest attack

The walk, due to pass a church where a sectarian attack took place on Saturday, has been postponed.

First power exported from Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

One of the first of 84 turbines to be installed in the firth was involved in generating the electricity.

Key witness appeal following Glasgow Broomielaw rape

Detectives in Glasgow are trying to find a man who helped the victim following a serious sexual assault on Monday.

Military personnel based in Scotland compensated for tax rises

The UK government will compensate soldiers facing higher income tax bills because they are based in Scotland.

Rangers: Ibrox club contact Police Scotland over racist abuse footage

Rangers contact Police Scotland after footage emerges of a fan seeming to racially abuse a child before the club's Europa League tie in Macedonia.

Tory chief whip Julian Smith under fire in pairing row

Julian Smith faces pressure after an MP was told to break a pact and take part in a key Brexit vote.

'Legal highs' crackdown reduces hospital admissions

Police and trading standards began a crackdown on the drugs in Edinburgh in 2015.

Calls for undercover policing inquiry go before judge

A judicial review at the Court of Session is seeking an independent inquiry into undercover policing in Scotland.

Salvage expert overseeing work to refloat grounded ship

UK government official is in dialogue with the owner and insurer of the cargo ship after it ran aground off Caithness.

Two cleared over drive-by shooting in Glasgow

The case against William Maguire and David McLean, who were accused of firing a sawn-off shotgun, was not proven.

UK's largest Lego event under way in Glasgow

A 200,000-brick elephant is one of the centrepieces of Bricklive, billed as the UK's largest Lego convention, in Glasgow.

'Humiliating climbdown for Spanish judiciary' on Clara Ponsati

Lawyer Aamer Anwar says Spain's withdrawal of a European arrest warrant for Clara Ponsati is a 'humiliating climbdown'.

Drone swoops in to spot missing climber in the Himalayas

A climber has been describing the moment he was spotted by a drone after a fall in the Himalayas.

Artificial intelligence house helps disabled people

The FitHome has been specially designed to monitor the health of people with disabilities.

Would you eat bread baked with insects?

Four students want to create a more sustainable model of food production.

'Young people shouldn't have to live like this'

Youth unemployment rates are falling but what's it like to be a young worker?

The robot chemist that does its own research

University researchers have built a robot that uses artificial intelligence to discover new molecules.

Funding for Highlands' Star Stories astronomy project

A programme of astronomy events are to be held at a dark sky site in the Highlands.

Scotland's papers: 'Cliff's tears' and 'Completely delusional Boris'

Sir Cliff Richard's reaction to his privacy case and Boris Johnson's resignation speech feature on the front pages.

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Hearts admit fielding ineligible player in win over Cove Rangers

Hearts face a hearing after "inadvertently" fielding an ineligible player in their Scottish League Cup win over Cove Rangers.

Adam Rooney: Aberdeen's Derek McInnes rues striker loss to Salford City

Aberdeen "should not" be losing out to English lower league clubs for players, says manager Derek McInnes.

Celtic: Rosenborg boss quits six days before Champions League tie

The manager of Rosenborg quits six days before the Norwegian club face Celtic in the Champions League.

Dismantling The Mack

New images show the painstaking task of partially dismantling the fire-ravaged Glasgow School of Art building.

A case of Deja vu

BBC Scotland arts correspondent Pauline McLean analyses the latest goings on at arts body Creative Scotland.

Your pictures

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent in between 6 and 13 July.

Final challenge

The World Cup runner up's Scots-born analyst said the Croatians were in a 'happy place' heading into the France game.

Ready for launch

Has the Highland site now made it to the launch pad in the race to host the UK's space industry?



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