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News on Lothian County, Scotland continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 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, Highland County, Scotland,

7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Police search for armed robber who held up bookies at knife-point and ...

THE robbery happened at a Ladbrokes shop in West Main Street, Whitburn on Saturday morning and police are appealing for information on the incident.

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11 hrs ago | BBC News

Making for a more 'dramatic' referendum

The referendum debate has been igniting a newfound passion for political debate among ordinary Scots.

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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Daily Record

West Lothian family's charity cycle

Graeme, Diane and Jenni Robertson, from Livingston Village, are joining the Freshnlo Pedal for Scotland on Sunday, September 7, to raise money for the Cardiomyopathy Association.

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The Daily Record

Pack your bags to help West Lothian charity River Kids

Riverkids are launching new recycling clothes bags to be delivered to homes in West Lothian.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Scottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant panda

In this file photo dated Monday, Dec 16, 2013, Giant panda named Tian Tian, is seen exploring her enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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BBC News

Woman raped on her way to work

The woman was attacked at about 04:30 on Saturday at the entrance to the Swanfield Industrial Estate, off Bonnington Road, Leith, by a white man, in his mid to late 20s.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK)

Newsday

Dad jailed for killing son's mugger

A man who admitted killing a knife-wielding robber who took his son's iPhone has been jailed for six years.

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Related Topix: iPod touchiPad App, iPad App, iPhone App, Find My iPhone, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Central County, Scotland,

Scotsman.com

Lesley Riddoch: Assuaging fears of a rainy day

Scottish independence: Worries about financial security leave many of the elderly in conflict over voting Yes for the next generation, writes Lesley Riddoch IS an unfounded worry about pensions encouraging some senior citizens to plan a No vote on 18 September? Last week's Survation poll found Yes was in the lead amongst 25 to 54 year-olds but ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pension, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), United Kingdom

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Newsday

What might a 'Yes' mean for the energy sector?

As the people of Scotland weigh up how to vote in the independence referendum, they are asking questions on a range of topics from the economy to welfare.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

Hampshire Chronicle

Blaze of glory ends festival season

Edinburgh lights up during the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, the traditional closing act in the city's busy festival calendar The Scottish capital's festival season has been brought to a close with a display of hundreds of thousands of fireworks lighting up Edinburgh Castle.

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The Otago Daily Times

Sister city trip benefits extolled

Mr Cull made the comment after returning home from a recent two-week trip to Edinburgh and Otaru, Japan, and then playing host to a high-powered visiting delegation from Shanghai.

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Related Topix: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Edinburgh, New Zealand Travel, New Zealand Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Pacific Travel, World News, Japan, United Kingdom

The Raw Story

Scientists hope to root out disease in your dog via genetic sequencing

Molly is a 16-month-old black labrador retriever and like so many dogs of her breed, she is exuberant, biddable and anxious to please.

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Related Topix: Genetics, United Kingdom

The Daily Record

Breast cancer patient urges medical watchdog to back new treatment...

FIONA Watt had been given just two years to live. She only wished to see her daughters grow up a little more.

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Daily Herald

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, left, laughs as he raises a glass of whisky to Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond before attending a state dinner at Edinburgh castle in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Midlothian Today

Dalkeith photo prompts gala memories

Last month we featured a photo of Dalkeith Gala Day with the Queen and her attendants.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scientology boss: we want to help

A leading member of the Church of Scientology has denied that an anti-drugs campaign targeting Scottish cities is aimed at recruiting people.

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Related Topix: Religion, Scientology, Cameras, Camcorders, World News, United Kingdom

Scotsman.com

In full: General Sir Richard Shirreff's letter

LIKE many British people whose family origins are in Scotland I am passionate about Scotland's place within the Union.

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Midlothian Today

Haydon's gift to bereaved parents

When Helen and Jim Keenan's son Haydon died from complications aged just 15 weeks, a mould of his hand and foot was a precious keepsake that got them through that dark time.

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Eastlothian Today

Prestonpans battlefield campaigners bid to bury substation plan

Campaigners fighting to protect a battlefield from development will be armed with new information when they confront councillors next week.

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