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3 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

PHOTO: Shot put gold

GLASGOW, Scotland - O'Dayne Richards throws then celebrates with the Jamaican flag after creating history by becoming the first Jamaican to win a Commonwealth Gold medal in the shot put yesterday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Golf Club Management

World's oldest golf club could permanently close down

A facility that stakes a claim to being the world's oldest golf club has become 'unplayable' due to its financial issues.

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Fiji Times

Bowls fours team out

THE national women's fours bowls team failed to qualify for the Commonwealth Games semi-finals after going down to Malaysia 23-8 in the quarter-finals in Glasgow, Scotland.

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

The Times of India

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

LONDON: 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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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Fife County, Scotland,

BBC News

Driver guilty over cyclist's death

Alasdair Dudgeon was killed near the Kincardine Bridge on 6 January 2013 when James Sneddon knocked him off his bike in the early hours of the morning.

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The Republic

Commonwealth Games lifter faces sex assault charge

A weightlifter from Papua New Guinea who competed at the Commonwealth Games faces trial over an alleged sexual assault at a Glasgow supermarket.

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Evening Times

Four rescued from Airdrie house fire

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to reports of a couch on fire in a communal close at a block of flats in McPherson Crescent, Chapelhall, near Airdrie, shortly before 12:30am today.

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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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BBC News

Games athlete on sex attack charge

A weightlifter competing at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is due to appear in court charged with sexually assaulting a man.

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Newsday

Four rescued from blaze at flats

Four people have been rescued from a block of flats in North Lanarkshire after a fire broke out in the close.

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Eastlothian Today

Man placed on sex offenders' register after East Lothian convictions

A man was convicted of a catalogue of violence and abuse at addresses, some in East Lothian, at the High Court in Edinburgh this week.

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Newsday

Police probe 'unexplained' death

The body of the 40-year-old was discovered by a dog walker at about 09:00 on Sunday at the rear of the sports pavilion off Riverside Drive.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Merchant bank fills finance gap left after crash

THE reluctance of high street banks to fund small-scale residential developments has been credited with propelling the growth of Close Brothers' property finance division in Scotland in the past five years.

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

Arbroath Herald

Outward bound for international camp

Earlier this week a group of Scouts from Arbroath were among those setting off for Blair Atholl and Scotland's premier international camp.

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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

Greenock death is suspicious, say police

Emergency services were called to Tobago Street in Greenock, Inverclyde, at about 3.20am this morning but the injured man died at the scene.

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The Daily Record

Great food, comfy beds, satellite TV and PlayStations..welcome to Scotland's best prisons

But it's unlikely anyone will be booking in for a stay at the new winners of Scotland's best prison - an honour shared by A Kilmarnock, Shotts and Glenochil.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Referendum: Are you registered to vote?

On September 18 this year the people of Scotland will go to the polls to vote in the Independence Refrendum.

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Motherwell Today

Kicking up a stink about dog waste

North Lanarkshire Council was baffled as to how dog waste was left uncollected for a week in Range Road, Motherwell, but guarantees it won't happen again.

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Carnoustie Today

Properties telling a moving tale

According to figures released by a top Arbroath property firm, activity in the Angus housing market has increased by over a third in the last year.

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