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  1. Body found in quarry search
  2. Woman guilty of murdering husband
  3. Nominations close for Labour posts
  4. Postman rescues woman stuck in bath
  5. Celtic host Ross County in opener

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By Jo Perry, Caroline Henderson and Rachel Grant

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  1. Good night!

    Rachel Grant

    BBC Scotland news

    That's all from us tonight.

    We'll be back at 07:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel.

    Have a good weekend!

  2. Student poisons fellow American's drink

    A St Andrews University student left a man temporarily blind after poisoning his drink with a solvent used in paint and anti-freeze, a court has heard.

    Alexander Hilton, now 24, admitted spiking a bottle of wine with methanol and encouraged fellow US student Robert Forbes to drink it on the night of a ball at the university on 5 March 2011.

    Mr Forbes, also 24, later experienced extreme lethargy, headaches, confusion and temporary loss of vision.

    Hilton will be sentenced on 17 July.

  3. Game, set and match

    Andy Murray at Queens

    Andy Murray is through to the semi-finals of Queen's after beating Gilles Muller 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-4.

    Full match coverage available here.

  4. Second set to Murray

    Muller 6-2 6-7 (2-7) Murray

    BBC Sport

    A hopeless lob from Muller allows Murray to dink the ball into the empty court and bring up four set points. He takes the first when Muller nets a backhand, and the British number one is right back in this match!

  5. Coming up

    Reporting Scotland on BBC One

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    Reporting Scotland begins on BBC One at 18:30. You can watch it live online.

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  6. Stop-and-search 'last resort'

    A new report has urged Police Scotland to end the practice of consensual stop-and-search.

    Police search

    Researchers at Dundee and Napier universities studied a pilot run by Police Scotland's Fife division between November and February, which aimed to improve public perception of search procedures.

    The report concluded that "confusion and bad feelings remain" and stop-and-search should be used only as a "last resort".

  7. Second letter sent over surgeons

    A second letter has been sent to the Health Secretary Shona Robison calling for a judicial inquiry into the suspension of two surgeons at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

    Many experienced medical staff have been critical of the treatment of whistleblowers at ARI.

    The letter claims there is evidence of NHS Grampian targeting other staff.

  8. Man jailed for murdering cousin

    A Fife man who murdered his cousin by stabbing him 23 times has been jailed for a minimum of 15 years.

    Daniel Ross

    Daniel Ross, 26, attacked Gavin Ross, 28, at his flat in Dunfermline between 28 and 30 April 2015, despite the pair having been described as best friends.

    The pair had a row before Daniel Ross stabbed Gavin, who was recuperating after being treated for a blood clot.

    Ross was jailed for life at the High Court in Glasgow after he pled guilty to murder.

  9. Gang sentenced for sham marriages

    Members of a gang that organised sham marriages to cheat immigration rules have been jailed after home office officials raided weddings at Gretna and Newcastle.

    Wedding couple generic

    Two couples from the Czech Republic and Pakistan swapped partners for the fraud.

    Muhammad Hanif was jailed for 18 months, while his partner Huma Aslam was jailed for two years.

    Michal Mankos was sentenced to 30 months and Katerina Gerychova was given a 20-month suspended sentence for her part in the sham.

  10. Quarry deaths 'cannot go on'

    A councillor has called for Prestonhill Quarry in Inverkeithing to be taken over using using the new Community Empowerment Act following the death of 18-year-old John McKay and another man last year.

    John McKay

    Alice McGarry, councillor for Inverkeithing, Dalgety Bay and Aberdour, said: "Following the tragedy last year the police conducted a safety assessment of the quarry and found there were steps needed to be taken.

    "The council has tried to contact the owners but they don't communicate.

    "Two deaths in a year at the quarry just cannot be allowed to go on."

  11. Body of man found in River Clyde

    The body of a man has been recovered from the River Clyde in Glasgow.

    Police were called to reports of a body in the water near Govan Pier, opposite the Riverside Museum and Tall Ship, at about 12:35.

    A spokeswoman for the force said divers had since removed the man's body.

  12. Your Pictures

    The weekly photo gallery

    Castles, summer blooms, the Mela and a knitted travelling companion all feature in this week's gallery.

    Neil Barr's photo of a cloud inversion on Buachaille Etive Mor shows the sun is always shining on Scotland's long summer days, if only you can get above the clouds to appreciate it.

    Buachaille Etive Mor
  13. The battle ahead for Scottish Labour

    Brian Taylor

    Political editor, Scotland

    What does Labour in Scotland need? A prolonged period of study and debate, to examine what has gone wrong for the party and to work out how to put it right.

    Will it get that? Nope. Elections are pending - elections are always pending - this time for Holyrood. OK, they are not until next May. Hands up those who think Scottish Labour is ready and raring to go for that contest. Yes, thanks. Hands down.

    Ken Macintosh and Kezia Dugdale

    Read Brian Taylor's blog on the fight facing Scottish labour's leadership hopefuls here.

  14. Football: Who is in, who is out?

    Celtic will not be signing Scotland internationals Steven Fletcher and Ikechi Anya, according to John Collins.

    The club's assistant manager says both are English Premiership players and out with Celtic's wage bracket.

    He has also confirmed Celtic will not be signing former Hearts captain Danny Wilson, while defender Virgil Van Dijk will remain at the club.

    Ikechi Anya with his Scotland team mates Steven Naismith (C) and Steven Fletcher (R) during the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Germany and Scotland last year

    Elsewhere, Martin Boyle has signed a two-year contract with Hibernian.

    The 22-year-old originally joined the club on loan from Dundee in January and recorded 17 starts and scored three goals before suffering a knee injury at Falkirk at the start of May.

    Boyle underwent successful surgery to repair his medial ligament in the summer and the Edinburgh-born winger says he is delighted to have secured his future with Hibernian.

    Martin Boyle

    And Dundee United boss Jackie McNamara says the club's position on Nadir Ciftci is unchanged.

    The Tannadice striker has been charged by the Scottish Football Association over an alleged biting incident last month.

    Dundee United's Nadir Ciftci clashes with Dundee's Jim McAlister
  15. Village bans bananas ahead of boat festival

    Bananas have been banned from an Aberdeenshire village ahead of a boat festival - as they are believed to bring bad luck.

    The banana ban has been introduced in Portsoy as it prepares for the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival, which takes place on 4 and 5 July.

    Seafarers regard bananas as bad luck on board boats.

  16. First Minister in Dublin


    Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Tweets: Productive meeting with the Taoiseach in Dublin this morning.

    Nicola Sturgeon shakes hands with Michael D Higgins
  17. Postman saves woman stuck in bath for three days

    "I was delivering mail to a block of flats on a Tuesday in April, when I heard faint cries for help," said Lawrence Fairbairn, as he described the moment he realised an elderly lady was trapped in her bath.

    The woman had been there for three days before she was saved by Mr Fairbairn, a local postman, while he delivered letters in Peebles.

    Lawrence Fairbairn

    "She was very cold, dehydrated and frightened," he said.

    "I didn't get far inside before I could see the lady through the bathroom door.

    "I didn't go any further - to preserve her decency - but she told me she had been in there since Saturday and it was now Tuesday morning."

    Mr Lawrence, 61, has been invited to the Queen's garden party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh in recognition of his actions.

  18. Woman guilty of husband's murder

    A woman has been found guilty of murdering her husband on Skye in February last year.

    High Court in Glasgow

    Sandra Bruce, 61, had denied killing Norman Bruce and also of assaulting him between 1991 and 2014.

    In sentencing her to a minimum of 15 years in prison, Lord Armstrong said she had perpetrated a "vicious attack" on her husband who was unable to defend himself.

  19. Teenager killed in crash named

    A teenager who died after a crash involving two cars in Aberdeenshire has been named by police as 18-year-old Jordan Milne.

    The crash happened on the A93 near Aboyne shortly after 01:00 on Sunday 14 June and involved a black MG ZR and a silver Mercedes 350.

  20. Monument status for traveller site

    A travellers site in Argyll has been awarded national monument status after campaigners lobbied MSPs.

    tinkers heart

    The Tinkers' Heart, overlooking Loch Fyne, is a pattern of quartz stones that has lain since the 1700s.

    Travellers have used the site as a wedding place, or a spot to bless children or remember the dead.

    Historic Scotland initially rejected monument status but reconsidered after campaigners were backed by MSPs on Holyrood's Public Petitions Committee.

  21. New Edinburgh routes announced

    Two new direct routes from Edinburgh to Poland are due to begin next month.

    Edinburgh Airport

    Czech Airlines said the routes to Lodz and Rzeszow would operate from 14 July until 24 October. The carrier said a new link to Prague via Lodz would also begin.

  22. Norovirus shuts Ninewells ward

    An outbreak of norovirus has resulted in Ward 5 at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee being closed to new admissions.

    NHS Tayside said there had been "several cases" of the vomiting and diarrhoea bug and that the ward had been shut as a precaution.

  23. New flag designs shortlisted

    Four shortlisted designs in a contest to create a flag for Caithness have been unveiled and put to a public vote.

    Caithness flags

    The design competition, which involves Highland Council, attracted entries from all over the world.

    People will be able to vote for their favourite by email and post until 31 July.

    Details on the vote will be available on Highland Council's website.

  24. Scam sparks Scots fraud haven fears

    Fears are growing that Scotland may be becoming a magnet for money-launderers following allegations linking shell companies to a $1bn (£634m) fraud in the ex-Soviet republic of Moldova.

    The swindle allegedly emptied three of Moldova's leading banks of almost all their funds.

    Investigators say a key role was played by firms registered in Scotland.

    The case has highlighted a huge rise in limited partnerships, whose ownership is often opaque.

  25. Administrators cut 129 jobs at Glasgow club

    Administrators for the Arches venue in Glasgow have made 129 staff redundant following the loss of its nightclub licence.

    The Arches

    Derek Forsyth and David Hunter, from accountancy firm Campbell Dallas, said the venue would close immediately.

    Glasgow Licensing Board cut the venue's opening times following police concerns about drug and alcohol incidents. The nightclub was its main source of funds.

    Founded in 1991, the Arches employed 133 staff in full and part time posts.

  26. New nature reserve site announced

    Scotland's newest nature reserve is to be set up at the Black Devon Wetlands in Clackmannanshire.

    Black Devon Wetlands

    RSPB Scotland is planning to improve the habitat for wildlife and create new paths, viewing areas and signage for visitors at the site on the south-eastern edge of Alloa.

    The wetland and grassland is a popular site for birds including snipe, short-eared owls, teals and black-headed gulls.

  27. Scottish Labour's transfer window closes

    Brian Taylor

    Political editor, Scotland

    Nominations have closed in the contest to be the next Scottish Labour leader.

    Five candidates join leader contests

    As expected, it's a straight fight between two MSPs, Kezia Dugdale and Ken Macintosh.

    The race to be deputy leader involves three candidates: MSPs Richard Baker and Alex Rowley plus Gordon Matheson, the leader of Glasgow city council.

    The winners will be declared in mid August.

  28. WATCH: New stroke treatment pulls clots out

    A new treatment for strokes uses a wire to gently pull the blood clot from patients.

    Tomato clot

    Studies suggest the new technique of removing blood clots in the brain doubles the chance of recovery for people who have suffered an ischaemic stroke.

    Dr Keston, from Edinburgh's Western General Hospital, demonstrated the technique on a piece of tomato for BBC Scotland health correspondent Eleanor Bradford.

    Watch the video here.

  29. Scam sparks Scots fraud haven fears

    Is Scotland becoming a magnet for money-launderers?

    Edinburgh skyline

    There is concern that could be the case following allegations linking shell companies to a $1bn (£634m) fraud in the ex-Soviet republic of Moldova.

    The swindle allegedly emptied three of Moldova's leading banks of almost all their funds.

    Investigators say a key role was played by firms registered in Scotland.

    For the full story, click here.

  30. Something for your lunch hour...

    A question for Game of Thrones fans and a special nod to Scotland - just two of the topics covered in this week's BBC news quiz.

    Click here to begin.

    Jon Snow
  31. Standard Life boss to step down

    Standard Life

    The chief executive Standard Life is to stand down after six years at the helm of the Edinburgh-based insurance giant.

    David Nish is to leave his post on 5 August, and will be replaced by Keith Skeoch, currently head of Standard Life Investments.

    The insurer holds £258bn under management, and employs 6,500 staff.

  32. Body found in quarry search

    A body has been found by police divers searching for a teenager who disappeared while swimming at a disused quarry in Fife.

    Prestonhill Quarry in Inverkeithing

    Police have been searching the Prestonhill Quarry in Inverkeithing after the alarm was raised at about 21:20 on Thursday amid reports that 18-year-old John McKay was in the water.

    Police Scotland said inquiries were ongoing to confirm the identity of the man's body and to determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

  33. Autistic teen is road rage victim

    An autistic teenager has been left distressed after he was grabbed and verbally abused in a road rage incident.

    The 16-year-old boy was crossing a street in Peebles with a female friend when the incident happened at about 12:15 on Tuesday.

    The driver of a blue Mazda 6 car came to a stop while they crossed, then he left his vehicle and attacked the boy.

    Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident in the town's High Street.

  34. MND campaigner raises £300k

    A motor neurone disease (MND) campaigner has broken the £300,000 mark in his bid to fund research into a cure for the disease.

    Nicola Sturgeon and Gordon Aikman

    Gordon Aikman, who launched the Gordon's Fightback campaign to help those diagnosed with the disease and raise money for a cure, reached the milestone during MND awareness week.

    The 30-year-old was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease last year.

    He has already successfully lobbied the First Minister to publicly fund and double the number of specialist MND nurses across Scotland.

  35. Black box to be handed over

    A judge has ruled that air accident investigators should hand over the black box from a North Sea helicopter crash in which four people died.

    Scotland's top law officer had sought the cockpit voice recorder from the accident off Shetland in 2013 to examine whether or not anyone was criminally responsible.

    Coastguard rescue helicopter

    The Air Accidents Investigation Branch had previously claimed that releasing the recorder would hamper their work.

    Judge Lord Jones said: "In my judgement, there is no doubt that the Lord Advocate's investigation into the circumstances of the death of each of those who perished in this case is both in the public interest and in the interests of justice."

  36. 'No police ranks' closed to women

    Scotland's most senior female police officer says there are no ranks or roles closed to women in the force.

    Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick was speaking at a passing-out parade at the Scottish Police College.

    female police officers generic

    Almost 40% of the recruits on the course are women - the highest proportion ever.

    Police Scotland is celebrating 100 years of women in the service, although in 1922 the Chief Constable of Dundee was forced publicly to deny he had any women officers.

  37. Voice recorder ruling due

    A ruling into whether air accident investigators must hand over the black box from a North Sea helicopter crash in which four people died is due to be issued.

    Coastguard rescue helicopter

    Scotland's top law officer wants the cockpit voice recorder from the accident off Shetland in 2013 to examine whether or not anyone was criminally responsible.

    The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has said releasing the recorder would hamper their work.

  38. In his own words...Coming home

    Andy Murray

    World number three

    It's great to have a long spell living at home but for an athlete it's important above all that you stay on the right path.

    Andy Murray

    The chance to enjoy home cooking, eat all the things you like, watch all the TV you want, have your friends around and hang out with them - it's good but you've got to be careful.

    That's the case more than ever this year because, with the extra week after the French Open and then the Davis Cup tie after Wimbledon, I'll be here for about seven weeks.

    Find out how Murray plans to spend his time in the UK by clicking here.

  39. Who will your team face in the SPFL opening weekend?

    BBC Sport

    The Scottish Professional Football League will announce the 2015-16 fixtures for its four divisions later (12:05 BST).

    Celtic players and management celebrating with the Scottish Premiership trophy

    Fans of Premiership champions Celtic will find out where Ronny Deila's side will begin the defence of their title.

    And supporters of promoted Hearts will discover how they will start their return to the top flight.

    Renfrewshire rivals Greenock Morton and St Mirren are both in the Championship, along with Hibernian and Rangers.

  40. Water restrictions lifted

    Scottish Water has now lifted all restrictions on the use of the water supply in Carfin, Newarthill, New Stevenston, Dalziel Park and Chapelhall.

    Running tap

    The final properties affected are currently being leafleted to advise that water can now be used again as normal.

  41. Highland needs £46m more cuts

    Highland Council leaders are forecasting further cuts at the local authority totalling £46m over three years.


    The authority needs to find £21m of savings next year alone.

    Officials are blaming an expected cut in Scottish government funding and higher costs for pensions and national insurance.

    Highland Council's chief executive Steve Barron said significant reductions in council services were "inevitable", which would in turn have staffing implications.

  42. Extra, extra read all about it...

    Wind subsidies row, council cuts and replica rifles for sale on Amazon...for a closer look at the front pages of Scotland's leading newspapers, click here.

    Front pages: The Scotsman, Daily Record, Herald, The National, Scottish Sun, Scottish Daily Mail
  43. Quarry search for missing teenager

    Police are searching a disused quarry in Fife after a teenager went missing.


    Officers were called to Prestonhill Quarry, near Inverkeithing, at about 21.20 yesterday following reports that an 18 year old man was in the water.

    Police Scotland say they are searching the area to try and find the man, and inquiries into the full circumstances of the incident are ongoing.

  44. RBS says 'glitch' solved

    Royal Bank of Scotland says it has resolved a computer glitch which led to a delay in around 600,000 payments for customers.

    RBS sign

    The bank said it was "extremely sorry" for the problem which affected four of its brands - RBS, Natwest, Ulster Bank and the private bank, Coutts.

    Payments including tax credits and disability living allowance were among those which failed to go through.

    A bank spokesman said that any customers still experiencing issues should contact its call centres or call into a branch.

  45. On the back pages

    Former Rangers defender Bilel Mohsni criticises the SFA following his seven-match ban for lashing out at former Motherwell striker Lee Erwin - then accuses Stuart McCall of trying to wreck his career.

    Gossip screen grab

    Get the full round up here.

  46. Coming up after 09:00

    John Beattie programme

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Join John Beattie for today's phone in when he'll be asking; 'If you were balancing the books for your council - what would you cut?'

    Also on the programme:

    • Have you come across the "Cycle Stasi"? John discusses claims that the real menace on our roads are the cyclists with filming equipment.
    • Research suggests at least 20% of comments posted on review websites are fake. If you're looking for objective advice...who can you trust?
    • How big a problem is the misdiagnosis of asthma and the wrongful prescribing of medication for it?

    Listen to the programme live.

  47. Council to make £100m cuts

    Good Morning Scotland

    BBC Radio Scotland

    The leader of Glasgow City Council says the authority is "ahead of the curve" when it comes to making £100m of savings to their budget over the next two years.

    Gordon Matheson

    Gordon Matheson told the BBC's Good Morning Scotland programme: "If we more efficiently run our services, like for example using technology more effectively, using our back office by reducing issues like duplication and so on, by altering work patterns, that is the way in which you can reduce budgets without impacting on services.

    "We are ahead of the curve. We're forecasting the challenges and we've got a strategic plan for dealing with them.

    Mr Matheson denied he was setting out his stall for future council tax rises.

    He said: "This is not a game." He added: "The council tax generates something like 15% of the income that I spend and to be honest I'm more interested in the other 85%, plus the billions of pounds that is spent elsewhere across the public sector."

    Mr Matheson said: "The truth is that when you look at the figures, local government has taken a disproportionate cut in our budgets but I'm not on here to winge. "

    Listen to the programme live.

  48. Hard work ahead for Labour in Scotland

    Brian Taylor

    Political editor, Scotland

    With the nominations for the Scottish Labour leadership race due to close later. BBC Scotland's political editor, Brian Taylor, has offered his expert analysis.

    Speaking on Good Morning Scotland he said: "[Kezia Dugdale] is offering the 'fresh face, fresh thinking' pitch, despite having been the deputy to Jim Murphy, whose period in office now can be seen as an interregnum between mere decline and disaster - not that it was necessarily his fault."

    Scottish Labour leader candidates Kezia Dugdale (left) and Ken Macintosh (right)

    He added: "Ken Macintosh, when he launches his formal campaign later, will be referring back on Johann Lamont's statement that Labour in Scotland was treated like a 'branch office'.

    "He will try to remedy that with structural changes including moving the head office from Glasgow to the capital Edinburgh, to make it very much a national party headquarters."

    Mr Taylor went on to say: "Scottish Labour needs a long term rebuilding process but it hasn't got time for a long term rebuilding process because of the Scottish elections in May.

    "I don't think there's much of a mood for a separate party [from the UK], certainly among those contending for the leadership roles."

  49. Scot Warren at the 'fore' of USA Open

    Marc Warren is the leading Scot following the opening round of the USA Open golf at Chambers Bay near Seattle.

    Warren, one of five Scots in the field, carded a two under par 68.

    Marc Warren at the USA Open

    Colin Montgomerie is a shot further back after a first-round 69.

    Jimmy Gunn is two over par following his round of 72, while Bradley Neil and Stephen Gallacher carded rounds of 76 and 78, respectively.

    American Dustin Johnson and Sweden's Henrik Stenson share the lead on five under par.

  50. Workers put at risk in 'excessive speed' oil ship crash

    An oil supply ship that crashed into a platform in the North Sea entered the 500m exclusion zone around it at "excessive speed".

    Forties Echo

    A report said the operators, Deep Sea Supply, put workers at risk.

    The Sea Falcon hit the Apache's Forties Echo platform in March, causing significant damage to both the topside and the ship itself.

    It entered the area, which is 110 miles north east of Aberdeen, at a speed of above four knots, when guidelines recommended less than half a knot.

  51. Can Kezia dig Scottish Labour out of a hole?

    Nominations for the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party close today and so far, only two names are in the hat - former deputy leader Kezia Dugdale and Ken Macintosh.

    Kezia Dugdale with former Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy

    The party's former leader, Johann Lamont, is supporting Ms Dugdale because she believes she "represents the new, post-referendum generation".

    Ms Lamont said: "[They are] undamaged by the arguments and the battles we had in the creation of the Scottish Parliament.

    "If she works alongside people with experience, people who have an understanding of that longer journey that we have taken and if she is supported then I think her capacities, talents and abilities will come through."

  52. Can't see the women for the trees

    Women are being encouraged to consider a career in forestry with a £300,000 initiative being launched at the Royal Highland Show.


    Only 30% of the workforce in the Forestry Commission is female, although four of the top public sector jobs in the field are held by women.

    Read the full story here.

  53. Sturgeon on EU negotiations

    Good Morning Scotland

    Glenn Campbell

    Political correspondent, BBC Scotland

    BBC Scotland's political correspondent Glenn Campbell said there would be no rush from Westminster to set up a new mechanism for talks after Nicola Sturgeon's call for devolved administrations in the UK to have a say on EU negotiations ahead of the referendum.

    "She will be hoping that her idea will find some sympathy with the Labour First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and with the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein leadership in Northern Ireland.

    Union Jack and EU flag

    "I don't think the UK government is going to be rushing to set up some forum for these discussions to take place.

    "Downing Street has said that there was routine consultation with the devolved administrations.

    "Talking to one government source, who said Nicola Sturgeon is asking for something that she's already got because there are joint ministerial committees that exist to allow Scottish ministers to exchange views with the UK government.

    "There was a joint ministerial committee on Europe earlier this week attended by the Scottish government minister Humza Yusaf, which touched on the EU referendum issue."

    Listen to Good Morning Scotland live.

  54. Calls to roll out new stroke treatment

    Eleanor Bradford

    BBC Scotland Health Correspondent

    "I feel like I've won the lottery," said Kerry Reid who recently benefited from a new stroke treatment.

    Just before Christmas in 2012, the then 37 year-old from Dundee woke up to find she was paralysed on one side and could not speak.

    Kerry Reid

    She was nine weeks pregnant at the time, but went on to make a full recovery and give birth to a healthy baby boy, called Sonny.

    Now, specialists are urging the Scottish government to make the new technique for removing blood clots in the brain more widely available as studies suggest it doubles the chance of recovery for people who have suffered an ischaemic stroke.

    Read the full story here.

  55. Sturgeon on EU referendum

    Good Morning Scotland

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish government, alongside other devolved administrations, should have a say in the UK government's current negotiations with the EU.

    The first minister told BBC Scotland: "This issue of European membership can't simply be put into a reserved box because the decisions the European Union takes, the terms of the UK's membership, impacts on our economy, impacts on jobs, impacts on industries like fishing and farming and issues like climate change.

    "These are all responsibilities of the Scottish government. So you can't simply put it in a box and say it's got nothing to do with the Scottish government. These things matter a lot to people right across this country."

    Listen to Good Morning Scotland live.

  56. Coming up before 09:00

    Good Morning Scotland

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Join Hayley Millar and Bill Whiteford for a closer look at what's making the news on Good Morning Scotland.

    Coming up on today's programme:

    • More on the news that Glasgow City Council needs to find another £100m in savings from their budget.
    • BBC Scotland's arts correspondent Pauline McLean on a new National Museum of Scotland exhibition charting the popularity of photography from the Victorian era.
    • Two St Andrews University students are attempting to break the world record for the fastest time to cycle the gruelling Pan-American Highway from Alaska to Argentina.

    Listen to the programme live.

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    Jo Perry

    BBC Scotland news website

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