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32 min ago | Evening Times

Salmond: I'm confident Ferguson Shipbuilder has a sustainable future under new owners

Following his visit to the yard, Salmond tweeted: "Four bids have been received for the stricken Ferguson shipyard, administrators have revealed."

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4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Daniel Perry suicide: 8 Filipino arrests made

EIGHT suspected members of an online extortion group accused of blackmailing over 1,000 victims including a Scottish teenager who took his own life, have been arrested by police in the Philippines.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Historic hotel gutted by blaze

Volunteer firefighters from Glenshee and Kirkmichael were joined by retained personnel from Blairgowrie, Braemar, Alyth, Pitlochry, Kirriemuir and Balmossie, as well as a full-time crew from Dundee, after the alarm was raised at 4am on Monday.

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

10 hrs ago | Fife Now

Women charged with murder of Thornton toddler

On Thursday Liam's 30-year-old mother Rachel Fee and Nyomi Fee , appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court before Sheriff Graeme Warner charged with his murder.

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10 hrs ago | Newsday

Fire destroys A 50,000 timber vehicle

A timber vehicle worth more than A 50,000 has been destroyed by fire near a farm in southern Scotland.

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12 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Morning news headlines: Cameron must get tough; Irish ebola tests;...

David Cameron is facing calls for changes to the law in an effort to combat the threat of Islamist extremism in Britain following the murder of American journalist James Foley.

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

13 hrs ago | Arbroath Herald

New cafe cuts the 'Mustard'

On Tuesday the doors opened for the first time to Missy Mustard, a new cafe on Commerce Street.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Italian Cuisine, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Scotsman.com

Joyce McMillan: Boxing clever to fight extremism

In an old boxing gym in Craigmillar, a group of young aspiring fighters are dancing and weaving around the room, pummeling punchbags, running the length of the floor, jumping in an out of the ring set up at one end of the space.

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The Independent

Got the degree - now for the job

Many of the students who graduated this summer are having great difficulty finding work and, as Amy Denman explains, it's often down to not having the necessary work experience Nina Gillespie has just graduated from the University of Exeter with a first class degree in history.

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Brandon Sun

'Outlander' TV series based on Gabaldon novels explores Scotland past and present

Diana Gabaldon arrives at the premiere for the STARZ original series "Outlander" during San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 25, 2014 in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Diana Gabaldon, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Santa Fe, NM, Arizona State University

The Daily Record

Independence Referendum: Yes EK urge constituents to vote yes to save Scotland's NHS

NHS consultant surgeon, Phillipa Whitford, tells voters at a public meeting in Westwood Hall that a Yes vote in four weeks time is essential to ensure the NHS stays alive in Scotland.

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Forfar Today

Top award for Greig at graduation

Greig Baxter , son of Duncan and Diann Baxter, Prior Road, Forfar, graduated with a BA in Musical Theatre from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow where he won the top award for Musical Theatre.

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Newsday

Man killed in car and lorry crash

A man has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the B7076 at Johnstonebridge near Lockerbie.

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Related Topix: Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, World News, Central County, Scotland

Reuters

Scottish nationalists look to broaden independence debate beyond currency

With less than a month to go until Scotland votes on independence, nationalists are seeking to broaden the debate away from a difficult focus on what currency would be used after breaking from the United Kingdom.

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Brandon Sun

Bazinga! Edmonton doctor uses laughs to help people learn about obesity

Dr. Arya Sharma performs at an open mic comedy night at a bar in Edmonton in this undated handout photo.

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Mearns Today

One step closer for Newtonhill railway station?

The re-opening of Newtonhill railway station has moved a step closer, according to a report being considered today .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BBC News

Offers deadline for bust shipyard

Administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders have set a closing date for offers for the Port Glasgow firm after significant interest from prospective buyers.

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The Daily Record

Mum reveals how people accused her of giving her daughter a black eye ...

LYNDA Gibson tells how a new drug helped treat her daughter's condition after she endured the trauma of strangers accusing her of child abuse.

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Linlithgow Today

Aaron's in the black after a testing time

Aaron Willis of Bo'ness is only 13 but he's not the type of boy you'd want to tangle with - he's a black belt! But, for all that, he's a gentle and sensitive young man according to mum and dad, Yvonne and Derek who live in Acre Road in the town.

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

BBC News

Up to 10 people join street attack

A 23-year-old man was attacked by up to 10 people at about 17:30 on Tuesday in Lochiel Lane.

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