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Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017
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A total of 867 drug-related deaths were registered in Scotland in 2016, according to statistics published today by the National Records of...

Wednesday, 2 Aug 2017
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National Records of Scotland (NRS) today published ...

Monday, 31 Jul 2017
Photo of vial of arsenic poison

Treasured artefacts displayed together for the first time.

Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
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Provisional figures for vital events registered in Scotland during the first quarter of 2017 were published today by National Records of Scotland...

Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
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The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase to 2.45 million in 2016, according to figures published today by National Records...