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Tributes after Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies

The family of The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan are “devastated” by her death at the age of 46, her publicist has said.

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A Pegasus Airlines Boing 737 passenger plane is seen struck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip. Picture: OUTSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

Plane skids off tarmac and dangles off a cliff in Turkey

A jet that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea.

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First Minster Nicola Sturgeon appearing The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: PA

Nicola Sturgeon to decide on indyref2 by the end of 2018

Nicola Sturgeon has revealed she will make a decision towards the end of this year whether or not to push forward with a second Scottish independence referendum.

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Riina Sjogren. Picture: Police Scotland.

Edinburgh police appeal for help finding missing tourist

Police are searching for a Finnish tourist who went missing in Edinburgh on Tuesday.

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Police hunt biker gang after multiple incidents in Edinburgh

Police hunt biker gang after multiple incidents in Edinburgh

Police are trying to track down a group of off-road bikers after two pedestrians were injured following a string of incidents involving the group.

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The flu vaccine.

Some Boots stores temporarily run out of flu jab

A number of Boots stores “temporarily” ran out of flu vaccinations on Friday amid rising concerns about the virus.

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Ruth Davidson: My job is bigger than being cabinet Minister

Ruth Davidson has said that her job as Scottish Conservative leader is bigger than being in the Cabinet, as she admitted she is “frustrated” over delays to promised amendments to key Brexit legislation.

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New Look is set to close a number of stores.  Picture: New Look/PA Wire

Scottish stores under threat as New Look plans closures

Troubled fashion retailer New Look could be set to close Scottish stores as it plans to cut around 10 per cent of its branches as it continues to struggle with the weight of its debt.

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Rich Scottish businessman head butted colleague at Michelin star restaurant

Rich Scottish businessman head butted colleague at Michelin star restaurant

A wealthy Scottish businessman who head butted his business partner at a Michelin star restaurant after a deal left him £120,000 out of pocket has been spared jail.

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Relatives of Scottish serial killer Robert Black hunted for inquest

Relatives of Scottish serial killer Robert Black hunted for inquest

A coroner is seeking to trace relatives of serial killer Robert Black to ask if they want to participate in his inquest.

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Edinburgh and Glasgow airports recorded busiest ever year in 2017

Edinburgh and Glasgow airports have recorded their busiest year, according to the latest passenger figures.

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An easyJet flight from Edinburgh suffered a severely hard landing

Edinburgh easyJet plane suffered hard landing after computer failure

An easyJet flight from Edinburgh to Munich suffered a severely hard landing after the apparent failure of an onboard computer, according to an accident investigation report out today

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Jenners Store, Princes Street.

House of Fraser reports festive slump in sales

The company behind one of Scotland’s most iconic department stores has reported sales falling by 2.9 per cent un the run up to Christmas.

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Diet Coke launches four new flavours in major makeover

Diet Coke launches four new flavours in major makeover

Diet Coke will be sold in four new flavours as part of a makeover to try and reverse slumping sales.

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Removing North Sea oil platforms ‘could do more harm than good’

North Sea oil platforms should be made clean and safe then left in position, according to an industry expert.

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Watch SNP MP perform Brexit rap in Westminster

A SNP MP has performed an attempted Brexit rap to MPs in the Commons.

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Burger chain Byron will weigh up the closure of three Scottish stores

Stricken burger chain Byron weighs up closing three Scotland stores

Staff at the three Scottish branches of stricken burger chain Byron are waiting to learn their fate after the company confirmed 20 restaurants are at risk of closure as part of a proposed restructuring package.

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Ewan McGregor won the award for best actor in a limited series or motion picture made for TV for his role in Fargo (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)

Golden Globes: Winner Ewan McGregor thanks estranged wife and mistress

Ewan McGregor was one of only three Brits to triumpth at the Golden Globes as the ceremony was dominated by the sexual harassment scandal that has rocked Hollywood.

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Alton Towers' new Wicker Man rollercoaster will feature a six-storey flaming structure

Alton Towers’ new Wicker Man rollercoaster to combine wood and fire

Alton Towers’ new Wicker Man rollercoaster will feature a six-storey flaming structure in what the theme park claims is the first such ride to combine wood and fire.

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Haggis can now be exported to Canada

Seven tons of haggis has been exported to Canada since ban lifted

Macsween has shifted enough haggis to feed 40,000 Canadians since an export ban was lifted.

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