Scotland BBC Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:20:15 GMTScotland's biggest councils prepare to set budgets and tax rates
Glasgow and Edinburgh will hold key meetings to discuss how much council tax will go up by in April.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:59:34 GMTUrgent action needed on prison pressures, say MSPs
A new report calls for more contingency measures to ensure the prison system can cope with "failing" jails.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:18:55 GMTScotland's papers: Immigration backlash and Bercow on indyref2
The fallout from the UK government's post Brexit immigration policy features on the Scottish front pages.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:21:19 GMTGas heating to be banned in Scotland's castles
Historic Environment Scotland says it wants to be "net-zero" by 2045 in line with government targets.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:26:00 GMTMossmorran: Pollution monitors fail around chemical plant
Sepa figures show that some of its equipment around Mossmorran did not work during 13 days in January.
Scotland Herald Thu, 20 Feb 2020 09:00:00 +0000Corner Shop Cook-Off, series one, episode one, review
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Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:48:37 +0000Scottish university staff walk out as 'largest ever' strike action begins
Staff at more than a dozen Scottish universities will go on strike today in the first day of an “unprecedented” level of industrial action which will see classes cancelled at some instititutions until March.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:25:23 +0000Dame Julie Walters reveals bowel cancer diagnosis
Dame Julie Walters has revealed that she was diagnosed with bowel cancer.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:06:47 +0000COP 26: Police Scotland to recruit hundreds of new officers before Glasgow climate summit
The recruitment of 800 officers will be front-loaded by Police Scotland to boost the force's numbers before the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:55:50 +0000Coronavirus: Brits on quarantined cruise ship to be flown home on Friday
An evacuation flight for Britons stuck on a cruise ship docked off the coast of Japan over coronavirus fears will leave Tokyo on Friday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said.