3 hrs ago
Scottish News: Courts chief defends closure plans
The chief of the court service has promised closure plans will not lead to problems in what have been described as already over-burdened sheriff courts.
13 hrs ago
The Oil Drum
Global Energy Systems - June 26-28 2013
We witness rapid changes across countries as this evolution takes place, steered both by markets and government .
18 hrs ago
Lancashire Evening Post
Story shorts - 21/05/13
Learn to care for your war medals at the Harris Museum this Thursday. The curator from the Lancashire Infantry Museum will be there to give advice on identifying and caring for medals from 2pm to 4pm.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Daily Record
Scottish Secretary Michael Moore warns that mortgage and pension...
Moore spoke out after a new report prepared by Tory and Lib-Dem MPs from the Scotland Office and the Treasury said the prospect of a new "border" between businesses operating across the UK raises complex questions about regulation, compensation schemes and protection.
Calls for cash for greener buses as figures show Wales trailing...
Lack of grants in Wales blamed for nation's eco-bus shortage, while 434 are on the roads over the border The Welsh Government has been urged to fund greener buses as towns and cities struggle to cut air pollution, amid suggestions Wales is lagging behind England and Scotland on the issue.
Accolade for East Lothian Council's school meal service
East Lothian Council's school meal service has achieved the Soil Association's bronze Food for Life Catering Mark for serving fresh and healthy meals in their primary schools.
Sun May 19, 2013
Scotland's tough call: stay in the UK, or stay in the EU? | Angus Roxburgh
The Scots are accustomed to having their views ignored in the British political system.
Thousands ride on Holyrood in protest at budget 'crumbs'
Thousands of cyclists swarmed through Edinburgh's Meadows today to protest against the "crumbs" offered to them in Scotland's transport budget.
Kyle Vaughan's parents lives 'not worth living' as Newbridge man remains missing
THE PARENTS of missing Newbridge man Kyle Vaughan have said their lives are 'not worth living' as the five month anniversary of his disappearance looms.
Sat May 18, 2013
Press and Journal News
Farage 'irrelevant', says Salmond
Alex Salmond dismissed Ukip as an "irrelevance" in Scotland and predicted the party would make no headway in the Aberdeen Donside by-election. He was responding to accusations from Nigel Farage that elements of the Scottish independence campaign were like "fascism". UKIP leader Mr Farage, who wants the UK out of Europe, was mobbed by protesters at ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Lana Del Rey And Her Man Bring Their Young & Beautiful Love To Scotland
Aside from a musical collaboration and a few random outings , Lana Del Rey usually keeps her relationship with boyfriend Barrie-James O'Neill away from the prying lenses of the paparazzi! But it appears the breathy, baby-doll crooner decided to enjoy her latest trip across the pond with her man by her side, as she was spotted arriving with him in ... (more)
Council tenant evicted
East Lothian Council has evicted a tenant for breaching his tenancy agreement after being convicted of being in possession, and supplying drugs at his property in Salters Road, Wallyford.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
The Mutable Meanings Of Music
Drummer Roger Taylor and singer Freddie Mercury of the British rock band Queen perform at the Playhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland, 1st September 1976.
Lancashire Evening Post
Schools party as staff make the top grade
Preston's schools are planning a big celebration after a host of staff made it to the shortlist of a national awards.
Debate: Does Dalkeith need a fourth betting shop?
Midlothian Council has reluctantly given the go-ahead for William Hill to open another betting shop in Dalkeith - at the former Old Meal Market Inn, as previously reported .
Thu May 16, 2013
Nigel Farage barricaded in pub as anti-UKIP protesters demonstrate outside
The Ukip leader attempted to make an escape by taxi but protesters blocked its path and police escorted Mr Farage back inside He had called a press conference on Edinburgh's Royal Mile to promote Ukip's candidate in an upcoming by-election. "We are a non-racist, non-sectarian party and unlike every other party in British politics we actually forbid ... (more)
'Nerdy' teen makes rare Viking find
A reduction in civil liberties doesn't end well for anyone, except government, writes Simon Williamson on the decision by the US government to subpoena AP records.
Fort Bend Star
Students invited to perform at the Fringe Festival
Sugar Land students from Stephen F. Austin High School were hand selected by the American High School Theatre Festival to perform in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer at the International Fringe Festival, the world's largest art festival.
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Fringe Festival gives 'edgy' artists their star turns
Tasia A. Jones: One of the performers in this weekend's first- ever Dorchester Fringe Festival.
Ednam fencing expert ready to school Borderers in sword skills
"It's the ability to pick up your pint and take a drink without spilling it, while at the same time having your eye on the blonde at the end of the bar." It would stretch most people's imagination to see the above statement as having any connection with the arcane world of medieval sword-fencing. But spend some time in the company of the ... (more)