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23 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Tayside County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

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

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

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sunday Herald

Shipyard saved but orders crucial to get it back on an even keel

Two weeks ago, the future of the venerable Ferguson shipyard at Port Glasgow looked bleak indeed when it collapsed into administration.

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

BBC News

Dead toddler's mother on bail

A Fife mother accused of murdering and abusing her toddler son has been freed on bail ahead of a likely trial.

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

Fife Now

Kirkcaldy prom walk likely to be delayed until early December

Organisers Ann Wood and Christine May, who both live locally, had hoped that 'Promenade the Promenade' would take place in October, when the work was originally scheduled to end.

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

The Economist

Scotland's referendum endgame: A war of attrition

RESEMBLING nothing so much as a pair of irritable golfers yelling at each other in the clubhouse bar, on August 25th the leaders of Scotland's pro- and anti-independence camps collided in the second of two televised debates.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Canada, Alistair Darling, Europe, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Newsday

Notice after gas leak off Shetland

A gas leak on a North Sea platform has led to Shell being served with a prohibition notice by the Health and Safety Executive .

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

BBC News

Scottish business confidence 'falls'

Business confidence has fallen in Scotland despite firms reporting strong sales growth over the past year, a survey has found.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scotsman.com

Adam Smith College four may face fraud charges

PROSECUTORS are considering whether to charge four people in connection with alleged fraud at what was formerly one of Scotland's largest colleges.

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

Kirriemuir Today

Councillors agree sale to Wetherspoons

At a 'behind closed doors' meeting of Angus Council yesterday , elected members backed plans for the sale of a prominent Forfar town centre site to national pub chain JD Wetherspoon.

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

Eastlothian Today

Musselburgh rowers boosted by new wave of funding

Community rowing in Musselburgh is moving forward at a rate of knots with the help of lottery funding of 10,000.

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

Sunday Herald

Brown, Darling joined by Archie Macpherson in condemnation of indy plans

The beneficiaries of Scottish independence will not be ordinary people but the shareholders of the country's most profitable private companies, Gordon Brown has said.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tayside County, Scotland,

Star-Telegram.com

Scottish businesses: no case for independence

A group of 130 business leaders in Scotland have signed an open letter arguing that the case for independence from Britain has not been made.

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

Fife Now

Drunk driver killed friend in road crash

A speeding drink driver killed a teenage friend in a crash after spending hours downing pints and shots at a wedding reception.

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

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