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    Indian PM wins second term after 600 million votes counted

    Indian PM wins second term after 600 million votes counted


    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in yesterday’s vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the pro-business Hindu nationalist...

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in yesterday’s vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the pro-business Hindu nationalist leader.
    Missed safety checks led to death of cinema-goer whose neck was crushed under seat

    Missed safety checks led to death of cinema-goer whose neck was crushed under seat


    A jury has concluded that missed opportunities led to the death of a cinema-goer whose neck became trapped in an electronic footrest as he searched for his keys and phone under his...

    A jury has concluded that missed opportunities led to the death of a cinema-goer whose neck became trapped in an electronic footrest as he searched for his keys and phone under his seat.
    Brexit: 'Democratic disaster' as hundreds of EU nationals denied a vote

    Brexit: 'Democratic disaster' as hundreds of EU nationals denied a vote


    Nicola Sturgeon has urged EU citizens to insist on their right to vote following reports that hundreds have been turned away from polling stations because of confusion over additional requirements to register for European...

    Nicola Sturgeon has urged EU citizens to insist on their right to vote following reports that hundreds have been turned away from polling stations because of confusion over additional requirements to register for European elections.
    Scots police and firefighters left

    Scots police and firefighters left "stretched" by new national set-ups


    The creation of national police and fire services in Scotland has left frontline officers stretched and dealing with “diminishing resources” a new report has...

    The creation of national police and fire services in Scotland has left frontline officers stretched and dealing with “diminishing resources” a new report has found.
    Brexit: Theresa May pulls key legislation but tries to hold on

    Brexit: Theresa May pulls key legislation but tries to hold on


    Theresa May's key Brexit legislation has been pulled from the Commons schedule, but Downing Street insists the Prime Minister intends on remaining in...

    Theresa May's key Brexit legislation has been pulled from the Commons schedule, but Downing Street insists the Prime Minister intends on remaining in office.
    'Banksy' pro-EU artwork appears in Edinburgh

    'Banksy' pro-EU artwork appears in Edinburgh


    A piece of political art possibly created by world-renowned anonymous graffiti artist Banksy has appeared in an Edinburgh...

    A piece of political art possibly created by world-renowned anonymous graffiti artist Banksy has appeared in an Edinburgh street.
    Video: Inside the medieval home of Scotland's Lords of the Isles

    Video: Inside the medieval home of Scotland's Lords of the Isles


    Modern-day Scots can now explore inside the grand medieval home of the Lords of the Isles for the first time, thanks to a new virtual reconstruction of the long-vanished...

    Modern-day Scots can now explore inside the grand medieval home of the Lords of the Isles for the first time, thanks to a new virtual reconstruction of the long-vanished settlement.
    Delta to fly year-round between Edinburgh and New York

    Delta to fly year-round between Edinburgh and New York


    Delta Airlines' summer Edinburgh-New York flights will be extended year-round from this autumn, The Scotsman has...

    Delta Airlines' summer Edinburgh-New York flights will be extended year-round from this autumn, The Scotsman has learned.
    OAP who shot partner and her daughter had guns returned by police

    OAP who shot partner and her daughter had guns returned by police


    A pensioner who shot dead his partner and her daughter on his puppy farm had his guns returned to him by police despite threatening another family member the previous year, an inquest has...

    A pensioner who shot dead his partner and her daughter on his puppy farm had his guns returned to him by police despite threatening another family member the previous year, an inquest has heard.