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

2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

VisitScotland: Outlander could serve as Scotland's answer to Game of Thrones

A major new television series set in Scotland could serve as the country's answer to Game Of Thrones, according to tourism chiefs.

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3 hrs ago | Berwickshire News

East Lothian rail partnership is launched

Covering the lines from North Berwick to Edinburgh Waverley and Dunbar to Edinburgh Waverley, the East Lothian Community Rail Partnership will work with local community groups, organisations and businesses as well as the rail industry to encourage more locals and visitors to use trains.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel

3 hrs ago | BBC News

Rapist receives further jail term

A rapist already serving a sentence for sex offences has been jailed for a further six years for attacks on underage girls in the Borders.

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3 hrs ago | Patently Obvious

Intellectual Property in an Independent Scotland

On 18 September 2014 the people of Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide their future: whether to continue as part of the United Kingdom, or whether to re-establish themselves as an independent country.

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4 hrs ago | Inhabitat

7N Architects Unveil Designs for Edinburgh's Fountainbridge Masterplan

Located next to a historic canal on the site of a former industrial zone, Fountainbridge currently marks one of the largest proposed developments in the Scottish city.

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4 hrs ago | Linlithgow Today

Lothians go for growth

Visit West Lothian has partnered with East and Midlothian Council to secure funding from VisitScotland's growth fund to further promote tourism within the area.

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7 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

What Backpacking Through Europe Taught Me About Myself

On the last day of my travels through Europe, I felt small. It was a realization that this world is massive and I have so much more to explore.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Midlothian Today

MSP visits Dalkeith lunch club

Pensioners of St Nicholas' Church lunch club in Dalkeith recently invited Scottish Labour's Finance spokesperson Iain Gray to join them.

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Scotsman.com

Edinburgh house prices high above Scottish average

RISING London house prices are back in the headlines accompanied by dire warnings of likely interest rate rises, but less attention has been paid to a similar comparison between Edinburgh and the rest of Scotland.

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Breitbart.com

EXCLUSIVE: UK Local Authority Collaborates with Pro-Hamas Group

A local government authority in the United Kingdom has openly worked with a pro-Hamas group which masquerades as a charity, Breitbart London can exclusively reveal.

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Eastlothian Today

Team success for East Fortune garden centre

It received the accolade at the annual Garden Trade News awards, which involved hundreds of garden centres across the UK.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

Billinge-born man mountain Sherrington takes judo gold

BORN judo ace Chris Sherrington roared out the Flower of Scotland on the podium after taking gold in the 100kg plus category at the Commonwealth Games.

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Pipes Drums

Field Marshal Montgomery wins 2014 Scottish Championships

July 26, 2014 - In very warm conditions that held until later in the afternoon when heavy rain fell, cancelling the march-past, the 2014 Scottish Pipe Band Championships went on.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

The First World War began 100 years ago tomorrow ... how Scotland will remember its fallen

EVERY single public ticket for Scotland's national commemoration service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War has been snapped up within hours.

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Ellon Times

look for Ellon's Victoria Hall clock

A full restoration project has been carried out on an iconic clock featured on one of Ellon's most historic buildings.

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The Sand Trap

US vs British Handicaps

I spent the last couple of weeks playing with a few friends who were over here on a golfing trip.

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Newkerala.com

Indian-origin boy's death to be independently probed in Scotland

An independent probe has been ordered into the case of an Indian-origin woman who battered her three-year-old son to death in Scotland, media reported.

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Eastlothian Today

Prestonpans battlefield campaigners suffer substation setback

Campaigners in Prestonpans have failed to secure the backing of Historic Scotland in their bid to protect a famous battle site from development.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Shed fire spread to house

Fire crews were called to Whitefield Meadow in Bamber Bridge, near Preston at 8.30pm on Friday.

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Midlothian Today

Financial boost for county tourism

Tourist venues across Mid, East and West Lothian have joined forces to secure funding to further and enhance tourism within the area.

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