Sheku Bayoh death: Family to meet Pirc chief

30 August 2015 1.44pm.

The family of Sheku Bayoh will next week meet the head of the team investigating his death.

Nicola Sturgeon promises ‘bold and ambitious’ programme leading up to election

The Scottish Government will outline its final programme before the 2016 Holyrood election on Tuesday.

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£2 million paid out in Dundee to ease ‘bedroom tax’ pain

Almost £2 million has been awarded to Dundonians this year alone to help them cope with the effects of the so-called bedroom tax.

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Kezia Dugdale opens Scottish Labour conference to ordinary members

Scottish Labour has thrown open its party conference to ordinary members who can attend for just £5 and debate whatever they like.

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Simon Cowell backs X Factor to beat Strictly Come Dancing

X Factor judge Simon Cowell has laughed off any ratings rivalry with Strictly Come Dancing, joking about the BBC's lack of a star-studded line-up.

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Clare Short blames ‘very poor draft’ for Chilcot report delay

The long-awaited Chilcot report into the Iraq War is not being held up by the so-called "Maxwellisation" process which seeks responses from those who ...

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BBC chief claims licence fee cut would costs tens of thousands of jobs in wider economy

Cutting the BBC's funding could cost the economy 32,000 jobs, the corporation's director general has warned.

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Shoreham air crash victim Mark Reeves parked motorbike to photograph planes

A grandfather died in the Shoreham air disaster after parking his motorbike on the outskirts to take photographs of the planes, his family revealed.

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It’s NBD, bruh, beer o’clock, bants and manspreading are all in the dictionary

Britons are offending commuters by manspreading, revelling in bants with their friends at beer o’clock and having a brain fart while talking about ...

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More cars breaking down after running out of fuel

An increasing number of British motorists are breaking down because their vehicle runs out of fuel, according to new research.

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Paddy Power and Betfair agree terms of possible merger

One of the world's biggest gambling businesses is set to be created after Paddy Power and Betfair agreed a possible merger.

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