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24 min ago | Scotsman.com

Donald Trump Scots golf course battle - The movie

THE battle between US tycoon Donald Trump and local residents over the building of his luxury golf resort on the Aberdeenshire coast is to be turned into a feature film.

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4 hrs ago | Times Herald

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Sommelier 'duels' whiskey, single malt expertise Sommelier 'duels' whiskey, single malt expertise Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/1ugRpYj With its collection, The Whiskey Room offers customers a signature whiskey experience: "duels" of two different whiskies, served side-by-side.

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6 hrs ago | BBC News

Worker hurt in post office robbery

A post office worker has been hurt and money taken during a robbery at a post office in the Scottish Borders.

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8 hrs ago | BBC News

Missing diver's body recovered

Police have confirmed that the body of a man from Greater Manchester who went missing while diving off the Borders coast has been recovered.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Bells stopped after church ding dong

St Stephen's Church in Stockbridge has been chiming every hour for nearly 190 years but it is thought the bell may have become louder over time Edinburgh City Council is examining ways to make a church bell quieter after learning it exceeds World Health Organisation night-time noise limits.

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Record

'Biscuit Boys' fishermen join forces with villagers to help ...

FISHERMEN Jim Reid and David Irvine made the headlines in May after being lost at sea for three days, surviving on only a bottle of water and two chocolate wafers.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Reuters

Buyout firms invest $500 mln in new North Sea oil company

Private equity firms Blackstone and Blue Water Energy said on Sunday they have teamed up to lead an investment of up to $500 million in Siccar Point Energy, a new North Sea-focused oil company.

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Kincardineshire Today

Swimming pool petition surfaces

A petition calling for a swimming pool has surfaced in Laurencekirk following an open day at the new Mearns Community Campus, In the petition, Clare states: "My family and I visited the new Mearns Academy at Laurencekirk and were pleasantly surprised at the community emphasis around the campus.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Inverurie Today

Estate of the heart for delighted Ellon couple

The owners of an animal and wildlife rescue in Ellon are looking forward to their dream wedding next year thanks to a generous country estate.

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The Northern Scot

Dallas flood victims demand answers

Forres councillors George Alexander and Lorna Creswell assess where the River Lossie over-topped, with Elgin community councillor David Chapman .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

BBC News

Two serious crashes in north east

An air ambulance has been called to the scene of one accident at the Ord crossroads between Aberchirder and Portsoy.

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Ellon Times

Review of speed issues on Ellon bypass

Earlier this year, an online petition was launched by local residents concerned about safety with increased traffic in the area.

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The Northern Scot

Timeline released for Moray schools

Members of Moray Council's cross-party steering group will receive the report compiled by consultants Caledonian Economics on September 19. Findings will then be released into the public domain on September 26 after head teachers, union representatives and councillors have been briefed on its content.

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Scotsman.com

Donald Trump-opposed windfarm given marine licence

A CONTROVERSIAL offshore windfarm planned for the Scottish coast has been granted final planning consent but cannot go ahead until the outcome of a legal battle by US tycoon Donald Trump.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Alternative Energy

BBC News

Car body discovery 'not suspicious'

Police say a man found dead at the wheel of his car near Gretna appears to have taken ill while driving.

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BBC News

Fresh appeal over Edinburgh murder

Officers are carrying out high-visibility patrols in the area and will speak to local residents in an attempt to identify Mr Morrison's killer.

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BBC News

Ryder Cup trophy to tour Scotland

The tour will start at Edinburgh's Omni Centre on Thursday 4 September with stops in the Scottish Borders, Shetland and Aberdeenshire included.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Young voters prepare for referendum

The vote on September 18 is the first time that 16 and 17 year-olds have been allowed to take part and Aberdeenshire East MSP Alex Salmond has welcomed the news that thousands of young people will take part in the historic decision.

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Kincardineshire Today

Laurencekirk and Auchenblae bag the plaudits

Kelly and Michael Bilsland with their daughters Ada and Esther pictured with the Mad Hatter and Joe Wishart at the tea party in the St. Laurence Hall on Saturday.

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BBC News

Extra wildlife crime policing urged

An increased police presence in rural areas would act as a deterrent to wildlife crime, the Law Society of Scotland has said.

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