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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Man cleared of murder shot in 'kneecapping'

A MAN who was acquitted of murder was in hospital last night after being shot in the legs by a gunman.

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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

10 things to do across Scotland this weekend

Cult Fife-based music collective and record label Fence mark Easter with another of their boutique music happenings.

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3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Yang Guang, the Giant Panda, in Scotland

Yang Guang, the Giant Panda, eats bamboo in its enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo on April 15, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Thousands of homes plunged into darkness after power cuts in northern Scotland and islands

The fault in a power transmission line has affected "in excess of 100,000 properties" stretching from Inverness to the far north of mainland Scotland and the Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland and even the Isle of Skye.

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8 hrs ago | Motherwell Today

Cannabis grower avoids jail

A man who grew cannabis plants at a house in Motherwell has been ordered to do 300 hours of unpaid community work.

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12 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

Scotland will be home to UK's first fully green datacentre

Work will start this summer on a A 40m green datacentre spanning 75,000 sq ft at Queensway Business Park in Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland.

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13 hrs ago | Carnoustie Today

Art exhibition at Old and Abbey Arbroath

Ceramic art work created by people with long term conditions was displayed at Old and Abbey Church in Arbroath on Tuesday.

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13 hrs ago | Evening Times

Police launch search for missing East Kilbride woman, 83

Police are trying urgently to trace vulnerable Rebecca Scott, who was last seen by a family friend around 7.45am today near her home in Deveron Road, East Kilbride.

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14 hrs ago | Eastlothian Today

Puffin Fest first for North Berwick

The celebration of the much-loved seabird will include Puffin Express boat trips, a Puffin Trail through the centre, arts, crafts and storytelling activities, picnics and parties.

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18 hrs 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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