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Virgin Money boss: 'Alpha male' culture part of reason for RBS near-collapse

Virgin Money boss Jayne-Anne Gadhia has blamed an "alpha male" culture at Royal Bank of Scotland and Fred Goodwin's obsessive drive for growth for contributing to the lender's near collapse during the financial crisis.

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Eight-year-old girl dies after becoming trapped under logs in forest

An eight-year-old girl has died and a 12-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after becoming trapped under logs in an Argyll forest.

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Labour attacks SNP over fall in number of childcare providers

The number of childcare providers in Scotland has fallen to a new low, according to Labour.

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Van crashes into entrance of Ayr Police Office

A van has crashed into the front doors of a police station, causing extensive damage.

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Scotland sets new wind power record

Wind power output has helped set a new record for the first half of the year, according to an independent conservation group.

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Nose and throat bacteria 'may be key to warding off childhood infections'

Bacteria that live in the nose and throat could be key to warding off childhood infections, say researchers.

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Construction bosses 'nervous about future work prospects'

Employers' confidence in the Scottish construction industry has been affected by fears over future work prospects, according to analysis by industry experts.

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Scammers 'targeted 400,000 elderly people in Scotland'

More than 400,000 older people in Scotland believe they have been targeted by scammers, according to research for a charity for the elderly.

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Tax credits renewal urged ahead of deadline

Revenue chiefs have urged parents and guardians in Scotland to renew their tax credits or risk having their payments stopped.

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Sanjeev Kohli calls for volunteers to boost Glasgow 2018 European Championships

Still Game star Sanjeev Kohli has urged people to "get in amongst it" and apply to become a Glasgow 2018 European Championships volunteer.

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Changes to ease time after sex restrictions on gay and bisexual men giving blood

Changes making it easier for gay and bisexual men to give blood have been announced by the Scottish Government.

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Injured hillwalker 'crawled for hours' to reach safety

An injured hillwalker crawled for hours before being rescued from one of the remotest parts of the UK.

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British groom-to-be fights for life after Philippines shooting

A British man has been shot on a Philippine island just days before his wedding.

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Firefighters called out to help 150 overweight people over four years

Firefighters have been called out to help more than 150 overweight people since 2013, prompting calls from the Scottish Liberal Democrats for early intervention to tackle obesity.

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Concerns raised over treatment of child refugees

The Scottish and Welsh governments have written to the UK Immigration Minister raising concerns about the treatment of unaccompanied child refugees.

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Teaching aids push active lifestyle to mark third Commonwealth Games anniversary

Teaching materials to encourage an active lifestyle are to be unveiled to mark the third anniversary of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.

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Sailing dinghies reported missing in Ayrshire found by coastguard

Two sailing dinghies have been found by coastguard and emergency services after they were reported missing in Ayrshire.

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Eight-year-old girl dies after becoming trapped under logs in forest

An eight-year-old girl has died and a 12-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after being trapped under logs in an Argyll forest.

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Humza Yousaf sticks his oar in to celebrate first Glasgow Canal Dragon Boat Race

The first-ever Glasgow Canal Dragon Boat Race has been held, with participants in fancy dress among those taking part.

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Helicopter helps rescue hill walker lost in poor weather after six-hour search

A hill walker who became lost in wind and mist has been rescued following a six-hour search.

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