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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Lincoln Center to Present the Lord of the Rings Trilogy in Concert, April 2015

For the first time in North America, the complete film trilogy The Lord of the Rings will be presented live, in concert, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center , New York, April 8-12, 2015.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Classical, Symphony, Switzerland, World News, United Kingdom

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

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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Sunday Herald

Woman found dead in loch

POLICE are trying to identify a woman after her body was found in a loch in the Cairngorms National Park.

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BBC News

Superfast computing to be piloted

A hub in the Highlands will be linked up to computer clusters in other parts of the UK and the rest of the world.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, World News, United Kingdom,

Newsday

Wood work: Art with a chainsaw

The annual Scottish Open Chainsaw Carving Championships - also known as Carve Carr-Bridge - was held on Saturday at Carrbridge in the Cairngorms National Park.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Sun Aug 31, 2014

A Gurn from Nurn

Nairn County Supporters set off on the first part of their West Highland Way journey

The first group of 11 Nairn County FC supporters left Nairn this afternoon on board Ken's luxury coach heading to their base at Crianlaraich.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Scotsman.com

The Walk: A wet day at Craig

On a day most decidedly not for the high tops, it seemed a good idea to opt for a short lower-level Torridon walk to Craig bothy, the remote west coast two-storey former SYHA hostel now maintained by the Mountain Bothies Association.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane, Hurricane Bertha, United Kingdom,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sunday Herald

The getaway: Corrour Station House Restaurant

"We're the lowest of the low." It is one of the most famous passages from the film, but also one of the most inaccurate.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Life, Food, Dining

Newsday

New trail recalls commando role

A new tourist trail recalling the training of commandos during World War Two in Lochaber will be officially opened later.

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Scotsman.com

Dubai Sheikh plans 16-bedroom Highland mansion

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the United Arab Emirates, is seeking permission to build a lodge-style home on his 63,000-acre Inverinate Estate in Wester Ross, near the Kyle of Lochalsh.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, United Kingdom

BBC News

Man guilty of Salmond Twitter abuse

Kyle Robertson: Personally I don't think either side of the indy referendum has made a good enough job of providing us with the right level of information to make a fully informed choice.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Weather, World News, United Kingdom, Science / Technology

The Northern Scot

A night to remember with Elephant Sessions

HIGHLAND band The Elephant Sessions are hoping their debut album will be one to remember when it is released to the public this weekend.

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BBC News

Hospital inspection widened out

Areas in the northwest that escaped largely dry today will also see some wet weather.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Northern Scot

Gaelic vocal group Cruinn are among the acts taking part in the Inverness Mod Fringe.

ALMOST 70 events will take place in and around Inverness next month as The Royal National Md brings its biggest fringe in the event's 122 year history to the Highland Capital.

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BBC News

Approval for incinerator quashed

A decision to approve plans for a controversial A 43m waste incinerator in Invergordon has been quashed following a legal challenge.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Andreas Wicki Sells 30,000 Shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals Stock

Pacira Pharmaceuticals Director Andreas Wicki sold 30,000 shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 25th.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Highland food bank provision doubles in months

Councillors are linking the growth in the number of facilities to the delays in benefit payments due to the controversial reform of the welfare system.

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The Northern Scot

Finding Albert Q&A: "We're partial to a Burger King."

Dumfries indie-rock five-piece Finding Albert will be heading north this weekend for a series of Caithness dates - playing at Wick's Blackstairs' Lounge on Saturday 30th and the Y-Not Bar & Grill in Thurso on Sunday 31st.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

MacLeans

8 Canadian 'Persons of National Historic Significance'

These individuals have made an "outstanding and lasting contribution to Canadian history."

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, United Kingdom, Lolo, MT,

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