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Barcelona: Eyewitness describes moment of attack
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 05:30

Eyewitness Aamer Anwar describes the moment a van hit crowds in Barcelona's Ramblas tourist area. BBC News - Scotland

Scotland-only folic acid plan ruled out
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:11

Scotland is considering whether to add folic acid to flour as concern mounts over a delay in making the decision at Westminster. BBC News - Scotland

Newcastle health boss Sir Leonard Fenwick sacked
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:11

Sir Leonard Fenwick, the longest serving chief executive in the NHS, was dismissed for inappropriate behaviour. BBC News - England

Oxford tour groups should walk single file, says councillor
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:10

Councillor Mary Clarkson described Oxford in the summer as "tourist hell". BBC News - England

Charlie Alliston trial: Cyclist accused over woman's death gives evidence
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 21:11

Charlie Alliston denies the manslaughter of Kim Briggs, who he hit while riding his racing bike. BBC News - England

Irfan Wahid death: Teenager guilty of manslaughter
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:10

Jurors heard the defendant had dated a girl who also spent time with stabbing victim Irfan Wahid. BBC News - England

Top A-level grades edge upwards
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:09

A-level grades rise - but university entries are down, with thousands of places still available. BBC News - England

Antidepressant use rises in under-13s
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:12

Four times as many children under 13 were prescribed antidepressants last year as just seven years ago. BBC News - Scotland

Firefighters tackle huge warehouse blaze in Glasgow
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:18

Residents report hearing explosions while smoke from the building has led to speed restrictions for drivers on the M8. BBC News - Scotland

Scots and Welsh environment ministers meet over Brexit
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:10

Scottish and Welsh environment ministers are to meet in Cardiff to co-ordinate opposition to the UK government's Brexit legislation. BBC News - Scotl...

Rail fares: Commuters to pay £100 more in 2018
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:22

Analysis of six cities finds average season ticket price will increase to £2,840. BBC News - England

UK fracking not viable, claims Edinburgh geologist
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:10

Edinburgh-based professor believes the British Isles are not suitable for large-scale fracking. BBC News - Scotland

Firefighters tackle huge blaze at bowling club in Fife
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:15

Police are warning people to keep their windows closed due to the amount of smoke in the air. BBC News - Scotland

Sky Sports football pundit Peter Beagrie sacked over assault conviction
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:08

Peter Beagrie says he is innocent and will appeal against his conviction for attacking Zarah Blake. BBC News - England

Boardmasters festival teen George Zographou dies after developing meningitis
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:11

George Zographou, 18, was taken to hospital after becoming unwell at a music festival in Newquay. BBC News - England

Hangar on fire by Southend Airport runway
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:11

Eyewitnesses report "thick black smoke" coming from the Southend Airport site. BBC News - England

Last turbine for first full-scale floating offshore wind farm installed
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:12

Five giant wind turbines make up the Hywind pilot development, off the Aberdeenshire coast BBC News - Scotland

Manchester attack: 'Hero' denies bank card and mobile phone theft
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:09

Chris Parker, 33, of no fixed address, denied stealing a bank card and mobile phone when he appeared in court. BBC News - England

Scottish unemployment total rises by 3,000
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:12

But Scotland's unemployment rate of 3.9% for the three months to June was below the UK figure of 4.4%. BBC News - Scotland

Chloe Couture: Disabled girl and dad form triathlon team
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:10

Stephan Couture takes Chloe swimming, cycling and running and the pair compete in sporting events. BBC News - England

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