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Scottish Power says UK will need to boost capacity

Scottish Power says electric cars and a shift to electric heating could mean a big rise in demand for electricity.

Scottish draft climate change plan 'lacks credibility'

But a report adds that the Scottish government is still leading the UK on tackling greenhouse gas emissions.

Scotland's papers: Dutch 'bail out' ScotRail

The front pages include a report of the train operator's £10m loan from Netherlands-based Abellio.

Fifa to lift ban on displaying poppies after talks with UK football associations

Football's world governing body is set to lift the ban on displaying the poppy following talks with UK football associations.

Scottish and UK governments to hold fresh Brexit talks

The UK and Scottish governments are meeting in London to discuss concerns about the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Dugdale gave deputy '10 minutes' notice' she was quitting

Kezia Dugdale gave her deputy Alex Rowley 10-15 minutes' notice she was resigning as Labour leader, he tells the BBC.

Man raped after leaving Glasgow nightclub

Police say the incident took place in a lane in Glasgow's Trongate in the early hours of Sunday.

Murder inquiry after man stabbed at Glasgow party

Police say the 23-year-old victim died after a disturbance at a Glasgow flat in the early hours.

MSPs urge Spanish PM to 'engage' with Catalan government

A cross-party group asks the Spanish government to let people in Catalonia decide their future democratically.

HIV Scotland in compulsory sexual health lessons call

A report by HIV Scotland claims young people do not have "consistent" access to HIV information.

Rubens' Duke of Buckingham 'found' after 400 years

The painting of the Duke of Buckingham, found in Glasgow, was previously thought to be a later copy.

Corrie Mckeague: Missing airman's mum retraces his final steps

His mother and brothers guide a large group around Bury St Edmunds where he was last seen a year ago.

Man's death in Forres treated by police as unexplained

Police say the 38-year-old, who was found in a grassy area in Forres, may have been drinking heavily.

Jeremy Corbyn wants devolution of Brussels' powers post-Brexit

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says Brussels' powers should be devolved to Scotland post-Brexit.

Storm petrels seen on Shiant Islands for first time

Storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks.

Presenter John Beattie gets the belt

How will former British Lion John Beattie react when he is given the belt? Thirty years after it was banned, John reflects on the classroom punishment.

Nicola Sturgeon calls for dialogue in Catalonia

The first minister calls for dialogue between the Catalan and Spanish governments ahead of next month's referendum in the region.

Glasgow Airport launches appeal over lost soft toys

The airport has launched an appeal to reunite children with hundreds of teddies left behind on their travels.

MSP's plea for help for parents of premature babies

An emotional MSP calls for financial help for low-income parents of premature babies in hospital.

The women who fed the UK in World War Two

During World War Two, women and girls volunteered for farm work to produce vital food supplies.

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Motherwell 0-1 Aberdeen

Andrew Considine's winner gives Aberdeen revenge for their League Cup defeat by Motherwell as they move up to second in the Premiership.

Highlights: Rangers 0-2 Celtic

Celtic make it six Old Firm derby wins out of seven as two second half goals give them the points against Rangers. (UK only)

Falkirk: Peter Houston exits as manager after poor start to season

Peter Houston's three-year reign as Falkirk manager comes to an end with the club saying he leaves by "mutual arrangement".

Phosphorus from sewage

Scottish researchers are working on new techniques as supplies of the element diminish across the globe.

Beating the odds

Dundee scheme launched to support children, including those who have had experience of the care system.

Best of enemies

After reports of assaults and tacks in tyres, is intolerance towards bike events in Scotland on the rise?

Your pictures of Scotland: 15-22 September

A selection of your pictures of Scotland sent between 15 and 22 September.

Dark Lord

Scottish actor Ian McDiarmid says he has no idea if his famous Star Wars role will return.



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