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37 min ago | BBC News

Man to face trial over rape charge

A man is to stand trial accused of raping a woman while she was drunk and asleep at a house in South Lanarkshire.

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4 hrs ago | BBC News

Unpaid work for partner attack DJ

A radio DJ who attacked his partner after she confronted him with claims he cheated on her has been ordered to carry out 300 hours of unpaid work.

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8 hrs ago | BBC News

Worker hurt in post office robbery

A post office worker has been hurt and money taken during a robbery at a post office in the Scottish Borders.

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13 hrs ago | BBC News

New Paranormal Festival for Scotland

The four-day festival will feature events about ghosts, UFOs and aliens, and speakers including academics, enthusiasts and declared sceptics.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, UFO and Alien, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland

16 hrs ago | Florida Baptist Witness

Bell Shoals supports Scotland church plant

While every church plant sets out to be a reproducing church, nowhere is the mission more critical than at Refuge Scotland.

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

20 hrs ago | BBC News

Woman raped on her way to work

The woman was attacked at about 04:30 on Saturday at the entrance to the Swanfield Industrial Estate, off Bonnington Road, Leith, by a white man, in his mid to late 20s.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BBC News

Man admits underage sex charges

Selkirk Sheriff Court heard how Iain McCracken, 27, had a two-year sexual relationship with a girl which started when she was aged 13. The 21-year-old made his Celtic first team debut in 2011 and featured in the champion's Premiership defeat by Inverness CT earlier this month.

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Medical News

Measuring coronary artery blockage in heart attack patients can help avoid surgery

A method for measuring coronary artery blockage in heart attack patients can help more than one fifth of them avoid stents or surgery, according to a British study presented at the ESC Congress 2014 today.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Scottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant panda

In this file photo dated Monday, Dec 16, 2013, Giant panda named Tian Tian, is seen exploring her enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Halesowennews.co.uk

Referendum 'a test of common sense'

Alistair Darling launches a new ad van campaign with Leanne Williams and baby Charlotte near the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock The independence referendum is not a test of Scottishness, but a test of common sense, former chancellor Alistair Darling has insisted.

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The Drum

The changing face of Scotland - an outdoor perspective

It's now a matter of weeks until Scotland decides its fate - whether to go it alone or remain as part of the United Kingdon - and a lot of different sectors and repurcussions will be analised ahead of then.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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