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Hearing set for Chhokar retrial move

A date has been set for a hearing in which the Crown will apply for a fresh trial of three men over the murder of an Asian man in North Lanarkshire.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sunday Herald

Darling heckled during Glasgow mosque visit

TEMPERS have boiled over in the independence referendum campaign, with Better Together leader Alistair Darling becoming the latest target of abuse as he visited a mosque.

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Scotsman.com

Writer Janice Galloway 'stalked by former lover'

A CONCERT pianist accused of stalking author Janice Galloway told her he would walk into the sea with their young son, a court has heard.

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BBC News

Coutts sets aside A 110m for payouts

It is understood the money will come from a 206m provision that RBS has already made for the private bank.

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The Daily Record

Stirling landmark vandalised

Blue paint has been used to vandalise the cliffs below Stirling's Wallace Monument in what is believed to have been a failed attempt to paint a sign connected to the Independence Referendum.

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BBC News

Bank robbery alert in Glasgow

Officers received a call about a suspected incident at the Bank of Scotland branch on Clarkston Road, Muirend, at about 12:45.

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Wandsworth Guardian

EU uncertainty 'damaging Scotland'

Alex Salmond claimed a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country 'being dragged out of Europe' against its will The First Minister repeated his warning that a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country in danger of "being dragged out of Europe" against its will, due to Conservative proposals to ... (more)

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

The politics of Euroscepticism are deeply damaging for Scotland, Alex Salmond has said.

The First Minister repeated his warning that a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country in danger of "being dragged out of Europe" against its will, due to Conservative proposals to hold a referendum on EU membership.

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BBC News

MP hit by egg on referendum trail

A Labour MP has been hit by an egg after being confronted by pro-independence supporters while campaigning ahead of the referendum.

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Linlithgow Today

Gerry Douds, teacher who lived life fully

Douds was a piper himself as well as a proud and patriotic Scot but one who loved deeply the beautiful county where he settled with his wife Betty in 1972.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Daily Record

Linlithgow Folk Fetival set to be bigger and better than previous years

The popular five days event is set to take place next month with Phil Cunningham and Aly Bain set to headline The five-day celebration of traditional music, song and dance gets underway on Wednesday, September 10, and runs until Sunday.

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Falkirk Herald

Denny councillor 'must apologise' for foul-mouthed rant

Danny and Banknock representative Brian McCabe called the council "b*****ds" at a pro-independence gathering, which featured former MSP Tommy Sheridan in the Songbird Bar in Dunipace two weeks ago.

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Autoblog

These Scots fought the law, but the law didn't win

"I fought the law and the law won." So goes the song originated by the Bobby Fuller Four and popularized by the Clash.

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Falkirk Herald

Airth gas campaigners face another fight

Residents living near Dart Energy's proposed gas extraction development at Airth face the threat of fracking on their doorstep, it has been claimed.

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BBC News

Dead toddler's mother on bail

A Fife mother accused of murdering and abusing her toddler son has been freed on bail ahead of a likely trial.

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The Daily Record

G44 area gets stamp of approval

The Royal Mail commissioned a study of the most desirable postcodes to live in England, Scotland and Wales to mark the 40th anniversary of the allocation of postcodes to every address in Britain.

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Milngavie Today

Concerns about road safety at new Waitrose

A concerned couple have written to the head of Waitrose because they are worried about road safety at the entrance to a new branch.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Ocean Navigator

September 2014 Issue 220: Diary of a rum-runner

If you had a boat, a bit of larceny in your heart, then the period of Prohibition in the United States must have seemed a dream come true.

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Falkirk Herald

Polmont YOI unveils new poppy garden

Staff and inmates at Polmont Young Offenders Institution have displayed real commitment to remembering fallen servicemen of the First World War.

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BBC News

Schoolgirl hurt in cycle path attack

A 14-year-old girl has been injured in an attack as she made her way to school in Renfrewshire.

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