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3 hrs ago | Fife Now

Diageo offers engineering scholarships

Premium drinks giant Diageo is continuing to help students with their career prospects by providing a pair of engineering scholarships.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Record

Breast cancer patient urges medical watchdog to back new treatment...

FIONA Watt had been given just two years to live. She only wished to see her daughters grow up a little more.

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Related Topix: Breast Cancer, Health, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Hampshire Chronicle

Blaze of glory ends festival season

Edinburgh lights up during the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, the traditional closing act in the city's busy festival calendar The Scottish capital's festival season has been brought to a close with a display of hundreds of thousands of fireworks lighting up Edinburgh Castle.

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

Carnoustie Today

AHS scoop top prize in national competition

S2 Arbroath High School pupils have won First Prize in a national competition organised by Scottish Engineering and sponsored by the Weir Group entitled A Vision of the Future for Scotland s Engineering and Manufacturing Industries .

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

Daily Herald

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, left, laughs as he raises a glass of whisky to Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond before attending a state dinner at Edinburgh castle in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Arbroath Herald

Getting to the root of your family

This year's Angus Heritage Week will open with the Tayroots Family History Day at Dundee & Angus College in Arbroath on September 5. This event will provide a wealth of opportunities to find out more about how to trace a family tree, unearth information about ancestors or discover more about Angus' fascinating local history.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Midlothian Today

Dalkeith photo prompts gala memories

Last month we featured a photo of Dalkeith Gala Day with the Queen and her attendants.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Arbroath Herald

Fertile ground for market

Ruminations over the idea of an Arbroath Farmer's Market may not loiter in the passages of Facebook after the call for a volunteer was answered.

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

Linlithgow Today

DWP states its case for JSA v ESA

Joanne Price is an angry woman as she faces having her benefits cut if she doesn't find work...despite being disabled.

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

Kirkintilloch Today

BHF survey reveals latest heart disease stats

A recent survey revealed that cardiovascular disease kills fewer people under the age of 75 in the district than in any other part of the country.

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

Midlothian Today

Scotland decides 2014: independence and the NHS

Edinburgh 12.12.06 The Union Jack, Scottish Saltire and the European Union flags flying outside the Scottish Parliament Pic Neil Hanna With just three weeks to go until Scotland decides its future, we look at another key issue in the independence referendum.

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BBC News

Man guilty of Salmond Twitter abuse

Kyle Robertson: Personally I don't think either side of the indy referendum has made a good enough job of providing us with the right level of information to make a fully informed choice.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Weather, World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland, Science / Technology

The Northern Scot

Dallas flood victims demand answers

Forres councillors George Alexander and Lorna Creswell assess where the River Lossie over-topped, with Elgin community councillor David Chapman .

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Crucial school year for controversial Common Core standards in Maine

As students head back to school, WMTW News 8 has been taking a closer look at Common Core education standards and how those standards are being implemented.

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Related Topix: Maine, Education Etc., South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

South China Morning Post

Chinese tartan yet to catch on among Scotland's kilt buyers

It was inspired by the former Chinese consul general Madame Guo Guifang, and unveiled in April 2006 to strengthen links between the two countries.

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BBC News

Bank robbery alert in Glasgow

Officers received a call about a suspected incident at the Bank of Scotland branch on Clarkston Road, Muirend, at about 12:45.

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

Kirriemuir Today

Memorial is fine as it is says Forfar Community Council

Forfar Community Council has spoken out against suggestions that the Balmashanner War Memorial could be made to stand out more.

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Wandsworth Guardian

EU uncertainty 'damaging Scotland'

Alex Salmond claimed a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country 'being dragged out of Europe' against its will The First Minister repeated his warning that a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country in danger of "being dragged out of Europe" against its will, due to Conservative proposals to ... (more)

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

The Daily Record

Record View: Rally hate mob let all Scotland down

RECORD VIEW says for anyone, politician or not, to be called a Quisling because of their honestly-held beliefs in the referendum is an affront to democracy.

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Linlithgow Today

Rotarian cheque handover

A new Lieutenant at the Salvation Army hall in Bo'ness was warmly welcomed last week by the Rotary Club of Linlithgow and Bo'ness - with a cheque for 500.

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

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