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Military charity selling Nazi-themed merchandise ordered to close

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSecret filming uncovers charity shop’s anti-Islamic stock A military charity found selling Nazi-themed merchandise has been ordered to close following a BBC Scotland investigation. 1st Knight Military…

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Holyrood debating chamber to host BBC Question Time

Image copyright Getty Images The BBC’s Question Time programme is to be broadcast from Holyrood next month, making it the first UK legislature to host the long-running show. The flagship political programme will come from…


Broadcaster STV reports strong first half

Image copyright Getty Images STV has reported a rise in revenues and underlying profits for the first half the year. The broadcaster said total revenue rose year-on-year by 6%, to £57.7m, following growth across its…


Hospital rapist jailed for six years after retrial

Image copyright Spindrift Image caption Ferguson’s first conviction was quashed because of a legal technicality and a retrial was ordered by appeal judges A man who raped a woman in a hospital has been convicted…


Public inquiry to decide former Royal High School site

Image copyright gillian hayes Image caption The public inquiry will last for six weeks The future of one of Edinburgh’s most iconic landmarks, which has been left empty for 50 years, will be determined with…


Reoffending rates fall in Scotland

Almost a third of offenders sentenced to carry out unpaid work in the community went on to commit a further crime, official figures have shown. However, the statistics also showed the reconviction rate of 30.8%…


Electric Fields festival-going bear’s owner sought

Image copyright Electric Fields Image caption Charlie Bear was left behind at the Electric Fields festival at the weekend The hunt is on to trace the owner of a teddy bear – and a book…


No punishment for Rangers keeper Allan McGregor

Watch: Allan McGregor kicks out at Kristopher Ajer Allan McGregor will not face any action from the Scottish FA after an altercation with Celtic’s Kristoffer Ajer on Sunday. It was alleged the Rangers goalkeeper kicked…


Tony Watt: St Johnstone striker eyes Scotland recall after winning monthly award

Tony Watt (right) scored his sixth goal of the season in Saints’ win over Dundee St Johnstone striker Tony Watt is targeting a Scotland recall after winning the Scottish Premiership player of the month award…


Police hunt mugger after four boys robbed after school

Image copyright Google Image caption The first two victims were targeted on James Gray Street, about 15:30 on Monday Detectives are hunting a man who robbed mobile phones from four school boys as they walked…


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