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Thursday, 16 Mar 2023
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The number of deaths in February was similar to average levels, representing the lowest level of excess deaths for a year, according to new...

Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023
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There were almost 16,000 more deaths than births registered in Scotland in 2022, according to new figures released by National Records of Scotland...

Thursday, 9 Mar 2023
Image showing the declaration of Arbroath

The Declaration of Arbroath will be displayed at the National Museum of Scotland this summer for the first time in 18 years. The display has been...

Monday, 20 Feb 2023
Picture showing a sign with text: "Quick Survey"

National Records of Scotland has launched a survey to seek customer views on its services and products.

Thursday, 16 Feb 2023
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As at 12 February 2023, 16,780 deaths have been registered in Scotland where the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was mentioned on the death...

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023
Photo of Janet Egdell

Janet Egdell will take up the post of Interim Chief Executive from 20th February.