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2 hrs ago | Newsday

Seven arrested in abuse crackdown

A boy, aged 13, was among those caught following Operation Wolf. He has been referred to the Children's Reporter in connection with a sex attack.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Falkirk Herald

Falkirk councillor's foul-mouthed outburst at Sheridan independence meeting

Denny and Banknock councillor Brian McCabe made the remark in the Songbird Bar in Dunipace last Thursday when he chaired a meeting featuring former MSP Tommy Sheridan.

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Newsday

D-Day for stricken shipyard offers

Prospective buyers for the financially-stricken Ferguson Shipbuilder in Port Glasgow have until 17:00 to submit offers to joint administrators.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, 9

Brandon Sun

'Outlander' TV series based on Gabaldon novels explores Scotland past and present

Diana Gabaldon arrives at the premiere for the STARZ original series "Outlander" during San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 25, 2014 in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Diana Gabaldon, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Santa Fe, NM, Arizona State University

Evening Times

Glasgow 2014 athletics track to be moved to Falkirk

The temporary running track installed at Hampden was host to memorable performances by Usain Bolt and home medallists Lynsey Sharp and Eilidh Child during Glasgow 2014.

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Newsday

Man killed in car and lorry crash

A man has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the B7076 at Johnstonebridge near Lockerbie.

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Related Topix: Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, World News,

Evening Times

Silence in St Fillans

Gazing out our hotel room window at the picturesque waters of Loch Earn, I thought to myself, this must be one of life's hidden gems.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Linlithgow Today

BP boost for Bo'ness Fair funding

BP has continued its sponsorship of Bo'ness Fair by handing over a cheque for 15,000.

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BBC News

Glasgow signs A 1bn investment deal

It has been claimed the scheme could create 28,000 new jobs in the Glasgow area over the next 20 years Glasgow has formally signed a City Deal with the UK and Scottish governments to bring in A 1.3bn of extra investment.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Fife County, Scotland

Linlithgow Today

Aaron's in the black after a testing time

Aaron Willis of Bo'ness is only 13 but he's not the type of boy you'd want to tangle with - he's a black belt! But, for all that, he's a gentle and sensitive young man according to mum and dad, Yvonne and Derek who live in Acre Road in the town.

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BBC News

Attack on gravestones 'appalling'

Pc Gary Adair said the incident had been reported by a member of the public. "These places are not playgrounds and people should not use them as such," he added.

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Related Topix: World News, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Powys County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales

BBC News

Up to 10 people join street attack

A 23-year-old man was attacked by up to 10 people at about 17:30 on Tuesday in Lochiel Lane.

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Related Topix: World News, Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Powys County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales

Falkirk Herald

New Strathcarron Hospice service will allow people near the end of life to remain at home

A 'first of its kind' service will allow more terminally ill people to choose to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home.

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Related Topix: Palliative Care, Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Nursing

BBC News

Man jailed for hit-and-run death

A man who claimed in court he was a "competent driver" has been jailed for three years for a hit-and-run death.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Falkirk Herald

Grangemouth drinkers being told: 'Mind your language'

Managers from the New Ship Inn in Newhouse Road appeared before Falkirk's Licensing Board yesterday to back up an application for permission to allow outdoor drinking.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

BBC News

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?

Scotland and Northern Ireland have a long history of cultural ties and economic links.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Natural Disasters, Famine, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Shetland Today

Bristow wins bronze at national championships

Katie Bristow on the podium after her personal best run with golf medallist Kara Tait and Annabel Simpson.

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Scotsman.com

Alex Massie: Money matters in referendum battle

WHILE their views on what's best for Scots' personal finances differ wildly, it's clear both side of the debate agree on the issue's importance For a small country, Scotland contains multitudes.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

BBC News

Peak time rail fares rise by 2.5%

The increase is based on the Retail Price Inflation figure for July, at which level the Scottish government had said it would cap increases.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Louis Smith, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Gymnastics

BBC News

A 30m contract for A96 upgrade work

A contract worth at least A 30m to come up with the detailed design work for the first section of an upgraded A96 has been advertised.

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