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Minister pledges help over baby coffin mystery

A mother who discovered her baby's coffin was empty is promised help by Scotland's public health minister.

Police 'very concerned' over missing teen

Libbi Toledo, 17, was last seen more than a week ago in Kirkcaldy.

Edinburgh cat found with six-inch blade of grass up its nose

The blockage was discovered by a vet after the cat's owner said it had been coughing and sneezing.

Penicuik teenager tried to recruit girls for sex work

The 19-year-old from Midlothian had previously admitted possessing indecent images of children.

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Mexico earthquake: Race to save children under collapsed school

Rescuers step up efforts to find people trapped under rubble, including at a school in Mexico City.

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico may be months without power

Hurricane Maria has knocked out electricity for the entire island, home to more than 3.5m people.

North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'

North Korea's top diplomat was responding to the US president's vow to "totally destroy" the country.

India girl 'raped by teachers' critical after abortion

The Indian girl suffered brain damage after teachers accused of raping her forced her into an abortion.