Students given gentle reminder to ‘get off your backside’ and vote

With the voter registration deadline looming, Dundee University’s Election Champions team is trying to get as many students as possible to register.

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Ashcroft poll suggests SNP will win in North East Fife

A new poll suggests the SNP could snatch the north-east Fife seat from the Liberal Democrats in May’s general election.

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Nicola Sturgeon calls for ‘bolder’ Labour

Nicola Sturgeon has said people across the UK will not forgive Ed Miliband if he turns down the chance to lock the Tories out of Downing Street.

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Six types of obesity identified

Scientists have identified six types of obese people.

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Customers ‘paying over the odds’ when mobile phone contracts end

Mobile phone customers are collectively overpaying hundreds of millions of pounds a year on handsets they have paid off, a consumer group has warned.

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Paedophiles using digital currency to buy images

Paedophiles are using the digital currency bitcoin to buy child sexual abuse images online, a UK internet watchdog has said.

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More rail workers to vote on strike

A second rail workers union is holding a strike ballot after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.

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Man fails to appear at court to face drone flight charges

A man has failed to appear in court over allegations that he flew a drone over packed football grounds and operated an unregistered aircraft.

Fishing group suspects trawler’s nets were dragged by Russian submarine

A Russian submarine close to the coast of Britain may have dragged a trawler violently backwards after snagging in its nets, a fishermen's ...

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Royal baby: hospital prepares for 'Special Event'

Parking restriction notices have been put in place outside the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth.

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