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One of Scotland's richest men is among the bidders for Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow which went into administration last week.
Three men are to stand trial charged with the murder of a 22-year-old man who died in North Ayrshire.
Following his visit to the yard, Salmond tweeted: "Four bids have been received for the stricken Ferguson shipyard, administrators have revealed."
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.
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.
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.
A timber vehicle worth more than A 50,000 has been destroyed by fire near a farm in southern Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the B7076 at Johnstonebridge near Lockerbie.
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.
Dr. Arya Sharma performs at an open mic comedy night at a bar in Edmonton in this undated handout photo.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:50 am
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