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Nurses ordered to pay private parking charges at hospital

A sheriff rules in favour of a private parking firm who pursued three nurses for the charges in Dundee.

Double murder accused told police: 'I'm so, so sorry'

A man accused of a double murder in Dundee told police he had "done something bad", a trial is told.

'Daily mile' scheme comes to workplace

A primary school head teacher in Stirling started the daily mile initiative for her pupils in 2012.

Jail for £40,000 Dundee jewellers raider

The man stole two rings from a Dundee jeweller shop before fleeing with an accomplice, a court hears.

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.