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Monday, 8 July, 2002, 22:19 GMT 23:19 UK
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Organ donation New powers call for donor cards
Health experts want the status of donor cards to be raised to increase the number of organs for transplant in Scotland.
Leanne Thomson Girl's death sparks major inquiry
A major investigation is launched by police after the body of a teenage girl is found in a car in "suspicious" circumstances.
Oil rig - generic pic North Sea rig hit by explosion
Dozens of workers have been taken off a North Sea oil rig following an explosion, its operator has confirmed.
Killer faces wife assault charge
A man convicted of the Glasgow Ice Cream Wars murders is charged with assaulting his wife.
Rapist jailed over murder bid
A convicted rapist who condemned a woman to "a living death" after attacking her is jailed for 12 years.
Scots killed in Alps fall
Two climbers in their 50s die after falling off a mountain face in the French Alps reportedly because of faulty equipment.
National park 'goes live'
The first national park in Scotland is set to be legally "born" - less than two weeks before it becomes fully operational.
Security van raid tip-off
Detectives received a phone call alerting them to an armed robbery on a security van several hours after it happened.
GM crop trial sites announced
The UK Government announces 18 sites in England and Scotland for the final year of farm trials of genetically modified oilseed rape.
Rowing team arrives back in UK
Four rowers whose attempt to set a new record for crossing the Atlantic was sunk by a broken rudder are back on dry land.
Drivers' habits under police scrutiny
Bad mannered and irresponsible drivers are to be targeted by police in a new summer road safety campaign.
'Windiest' farm goes live
Britain's most efficient wind farm is officially opened by Energy Minister Brian Wilson.
Dogs in poison bug frame
Contact with dogs and other pets may be spreading the UK's most common type of food poisoning, an expert warns.
Search team finds body in loch
A body is recovered from a Highland loch where a fisherman was reported missing after his boat capsized.
Scots business profits weaken
The profitability of Scotland's companies has fallen significantly in the past year, figures show.
Church sickness cause inquiry
An investigation is under way after 30 members of the Free Church of Scotland fell ill at a Christian centre in Shropshire.
Rig boat body recovered
The body of a man who died when fire broke out on a North Sea supply ship in Peterhead is recovered.
Scotland's roadworks
Details of long-term roadworks throughout Scotland from Ali Abbasi and Gillian Dickson.
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Venables named Leeds boss
Terry Venables signs a two-year deal to become Leeds United boss.
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McNish laments British debut
Toyota's Alan McNish is "extremely disappointed" following a disastrous British Grand Prix debut at Silverstone.
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Yorkston counters TV claims
Dunfermline chairman John Yorkston is unaware of a new SPL TV deal despite Old Firm claims.
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Coulthard rues bad decisions
McLaren's David Coulthard describes his disastrous British Grand Prix as "horrible" after finishing second from last.
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Crash claims man's life
A man is killed after his car left the road and struck a tree in Angus.
No action against McLeish aide
A former spin doctor did not breach civil service rules with a series of articles telling the inside story of his boss' resignation, it has emerged.
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