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3 hrs ago | Buteman Today
The newest ship in the Caledonian MacBrayne fleet will take part in the Commonwealth Games Flotilla on the Clyde this Saturday - and The Buteman will be on board to capture the scenes from what promises to be a memorable day.
7 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
Excitement is building in Glasgow as thousands of people arrive to take their seats for the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games.
11 hrs ago | Newsday
A man who went on the rampage in a stolen bin lorry, trying to ram police cars and crashing into a bridge, has been jailed for four months.
15 hrs ago | Forfar Today
Voluntary Action Angus is gearing up to replicate a now famous social experiment to answer the question of "How connected are we?" The experiments will take place in Kirriemuir and Brechin during August and will follow the concept of six degrees of separation, which originated from Stanley Milgram's 'small world experiment' in 1967 that tracked ... (more)
16 hrs ago | Evening Times
Crews from Motherwell Station were called to the "well-developed" blaze in Biggar Road, in Cleland, shortly after 6am today.
Standing nearly 100 feet tall and weighing 300 tons a piece, "The Kelpies" are one of the largest equine sculptures in the world and are the largest public artworks in Scotland.
Over the past 30 years, Scotland has been the trailblazer for re-opening railways in response to growing gridlock on the British road network.
Defra believes otherwise as not one official sighting of the Asian Hornet has been verified in the UK Workmen in Fife were shocked discover what they say was an insect "two to three inches long" with a 6mm-long sting "the length of a needle."
The best way to see the city of Glasgow is from the River Clyde. From here, there are two Glasgows that stare back at you.
A fire at a takeaway restaurant in Dunipace led to the temporary closure of a busy main street this afternoon.
A woman had to be cut free from her car by firefighters after a crash on the A1 near Cockburnspath in the Scottish Borders on Monday evening.
Police were out on force at Troon's South Beach to confiscate alcohol from underage drinkers.
PLANS have been approved for a 3.5million revamp of a country park owned by the UK's largest private landowner.
From Bearsden to Twechar and all the towns and villages in between, local residents tunred out in force to mark the special occasion.
POLICE in Edinburgh are trying to determine the cause of death of a man found in the Water of Leith in Edinburgh A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police in Edinburgh responded to the Water of Leith, near to the Stenhouse Industrial Estate, at around 9.30am on Monday July 21 where the body of a man was recovered from the water.
A woman from Gorebridge is celebrating having spent all 65 years of her life in the same Midlothian Council house.
More well-known Scottish figures have come forward and shown their support in backing a Yes vote in September's independence referendum.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:43 pm
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