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1 hr ago | BBC News

Borders railway opening date set

First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that trains will start to run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | BBC News

Tributes to woman found dead in city

The family of a woman whose body was found at Inverness' Ness Islands on Sunday have paid tribute to her.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scots prostate cancer patients win battle for robotic surgery

PROSTATE cancer patients will undergo robotic surgery for the first time after 1 million was given to finally bring the devices to Scotland.

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Southland Times

Focus on safety

INVESTIGATING: Queenstown-based New Zealand Fire Service fire risk managers Stu Ide and Paul Glanville are ensuring Queenstown and Wanaka bars and accommodation providers keep their patrons safe After the wake up call of the World Bar fire last year, fire safety at nightclubs and budget accommodation providers in Queenstown and Wanaka is under the ... (more)

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The New Zealand Herald

Trade Me profit growth slows

Trade Me Group, New Zealand's largest online auction site, posted slower profit growth for 2014 and warned earnings would remain "subdued" in the coming year as it reinvests in its business.

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Scotsman.com

Outlander 'star' castle omitted by tourist map

Scottish tourism chiefs have snubbed the main historic location used for fantasy TV show Outlander in their new official guide for fans around the world.

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The New Zealand Herald

Airfares and hotel prices on the rise

Spokesman Mike Orchard said airfare prices were expected to increase by 0.4 per cent, below the global forecast of 2.2 per cent.

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The New Zealand Herald

Values soar: the impact on you

Auckland Council yesterday released broad results from wide geographic areas of 525,000 property valuations, showing percentage changes across local board areas, though individual property revaluations will not be available until November.

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Stuff.co.nz

Portrait of a miner

The discovery of an overgrown headstone in a cemetery near Manchester, England, two years ago eventually led to a new musical endeavour for one Christchurch musician.

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Scoop

Two The Coffee Club Stores Go Head To Head in NZ Awards

The Coffee Club New Zealand has added to its long list of award nominations. Not one, but two of its Tauranga stores have been named as finalists in the prestigious 2014 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards.

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ContactMusic.com

Robin Williams Sent Video Message To Fan Suffering From Cancer

The late comedy star took time out to record a brief video message of support to a young woman in New Zealand suffering from terminal cancer Robin Williams sent a moving video message to one of his fans who was terminally ill from cancer just a few months before he took his own life.

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Wellington City Council

Popular Japan Festival on 23 August

A giant kimono, Japanese blues buskers, martial arts, mouth-watering dishes and gorgeous traditional instruments will feature at Wellington's popular Japan Festival this weekend.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Infrastructure report: Partnership takes a new road

When the Transmission Gully motorway gets under way later this year, it won't just be breaking new ground north of Wellington.

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Scotsman.com

'No evidence referendum to blame for Outlander snub'

SCOTLAND'S answer to Game of Thrones has now been snapped up by 15 countries around the world, says the bestselling writer who created it.

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Scotsman.com

School pays tribute to 'ecstasy' death girl, 16

A TEENAGE GIRL who died after a house party has been described as a "popular and valued" pupil by her school.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Faces of Auckland: A move to safety

FROM SRI LANKA: Baba Dole made a tough decision to leave his extended family and friends behind in Sri Lanka and moved to New Zealand in 2006 with his wife and two daughters.

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Sunday Herald

Inside Track: The place to be for husband hunters

In a roll call of the rolling in it, Hong Kong has been revealed as having the highest number of multi-millionaires of any global city: In a roll call of the rolling in it, Hong Kong has been revealed as having the highest number of multi-millionaires of any global city: 15,400.

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Stuff.co.nz

A Lot of Kiwi connections

KIWI CONNECTIONS: Puy L'EvA que is a small village in the midi-Pyrenees, in the relatively lightly populated area of south west central France.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cruise line business reaching 'tipping point' in NZ

New Zealand needs to be competitive to continue attracting cruise ship seasons worth more than $365 million, according to the national voice in the sector.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

New York Daily News

Robin Williams helped cancer patient with bucket list

Friends of Vivian Waller, 21, reached out to Williams earlier this year to inform him of her desire to meet the actor.

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