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We've just travelled from Norway to the Orkney Islands. The welcome was rain but just before sunset the sun made a brief appearance lighting up the tops of houses and the fields beyond.
Last Thursday, Kirkwall Lifeboat recovered a body off the coast of Copinsay. Police Scotland said they could now confirm it was local man Mr Ritch.
It was founded in 1967 and grew to 15 retail outlets in the UK. But the firm went into administration last year after getting into financial difficulties and it closed its final stores in March.
He is charged with murdering Eleanor Whitelaw, 85. She died in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary on 28 July after being attacked in her home.
A hillwalker found dead in Glen Etive by the crew of a Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter on Sunday has been named by police.
A FORMER soldier who was convicted 14 years after killing a waiter on Orkney has lost his bid for freedom.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 04:09 am
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