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28 min ago | Fife Now

Counterfeit wine leads to loss of licence for Glenrothes man

A Glenrothes man has lost both his personal and premises licence to sell alcohol after trading standards officers found counterfeit wine in his shop.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Kirriemuir Today

Scottish first as Forfar leads the way

On Monday it became the first Scottish town to enjoy a full e-commerce enabled town website which will allow residents, locals, visitors and tourists alike to discover, browse, book and buy from retail and leisure businesses at www.visitforfar.com The site is hosted on MyHigh.St, a business set up to support High Streets and independent retailers ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Science / Technology, Internet,

Sunday Herald

Salmond: Scotland would still build Navy ships after Yes vote

ALEX Salmond has given a clear guarantee that the Royal Navy would continue to build warships in an independent Scotland.

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

Sunday Herald

Man faces new trial over 1977 World's End murders

A MAN who was cleared of the 1977 World's End murders faces standing trial again following a ruling by judges.

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

Scotsman.com

Two still in hospital after Meow Meow drug death

TWO men remained in a stable condition in hospital last night following the death of a teenager from the illegal stimulant, mephedrone.

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Related Topix: Melissa Madden-Gray, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, World News,

BBC News

Carmichael promises more isles power

Council leaders in Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides have been campaigning for local government to be given more control over island affairs The Orkney and Shetland MP said government from Edinburgh had been "just as bad and just as dangerous" for the islands "as it is from London."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Orkney County, Scotland, Eilean Siar County, Scotland

Kirkintilloch Today

Energy firm complaints are on the rise, warns bureau

The Energy Ombudsman recently announced complaint levels about electricity and gas companies have more than trebled in the first quarter of 2014.

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

Eastlothian Today

Film-makers of tomorrow in Musselburgh premiere

East Lothian audiences are invited to join the filmmakers of tomorrow on the red carpet for 'John Muir - The Schools Film Premiere' later this month.

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

Carnoustie Today

Are you living with diabetes?

If you live in the Arbroath area and are living with type 2 diabetes, your local Diabetes Forum would like to invite you to their forthcoming meetings.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland

Scotsman.com

Fishing boat rescued 20 miles off Orkney coast

The coastguard helicopter from Sumburgh in Shetland was scrambled and the RNLI all weather lifeboat from Kirkwall in Orkney was also sent.

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Related Topix: Orkney County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunday Herald

Leader of a A 28m cigarette smuggling gang behind bars

THE Scots kingpin behind a 28 million cigarette smuggling ring has been jailed after a three-year probe by customs investigators.

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Related Topix: Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England,

Business Wire

Acrow Supplies New Bridge to Glen Cannich in the Highland Region of Scotland

The new bridge is a 120 tonne, 52 meter, single span structure of prefabricated modular steel, and serves as a lifeline route for the residents of Glen Cannich as well as a major utility company's vital access to nearby Mullardoch Dam.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland

Hampshire Chronicle

Hammond hails 'precious' union

The UK's shared defence forces provide the "security and peace of mind" which underpin almost every area of the debate on Scottish independence, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

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

Montrose Today

Commonwealth lottery funding for Angus

The fund is aimed at encouraging communities to get together and hold arts, heritage, sports and local community celebrations.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland

The Daily Record

Paul McManus, 19, in court charged with stabbing Isabelle Sanders to death at her home in Glasgow

Interpol hunt: Daughter tells of agony over dad's disappearance as crimefighters step up bid to trace men who vanished without a trace STEFNIE Ewing, 28 - whose father Archibald disappeared in 2003 - is just one of many relatives who is desperate to find out what happened to her loved one.

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

Carnoustie Today

A' Declaration' of intent?

Staff were able to confirm that they had been asked by management to display the sign but were unable to give any more details at this time.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland

Mearns Today

Bus frequency doubled for Sundays

Revisions to the Coastrider X7 timetable, which commenced this week , have provided an improved frequency for customers travelling on Sundays.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland

Berwickshire News

Language School closes after spring ritual

On Saturday, April 5, the Saturday Polish School in Berwick-upon-Tweed celebrated its fifth birthday with an Open Day.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, World News, The Scottish Borders County, Scotland

Forfar Today

Centenary concert at Lowson Church

The Angus Strathspey and Reel Society held a concert in the Lowson Memorial Church, Forfar, recently to help the church celebrate its centenary year.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sunday Herald

New Catholic bishop chooses to live in deprived housing scheme

AS Scotland's newest Roman Catholic bishop he could easily have opted for the opulent residence set aside for a man in his position.

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Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

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