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16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

A warning for Britain's youngest mother: Woman who gave birth at 12 ...

'I'm ready for a big sob,' admits emotional Kate after playing with seriously ill children and meeting families at hospice in Sydney 'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub.

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21 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Councillor found guilty of stealing from elderly couple

Gordon Beurskens, 51, claimed pensioners Jimmy and Nettie McQue had given him "unlimited" control of their bank accounts so they could keep their money "below the radar".

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newsday

Ex-councillor guilty of embezzlement

Gordon Beurskens, 51, claimed Jimmy and Nettie McQue had given him "unlimited" control of their accounts so they could keep their money "below the radar".

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Linlithgow Today

Linlithgow group's 'Burgh Beautiful' plea

With spring having officially arrived, Burgh Beautiful Linlithgow, supported by West Lothian Council and a range of local community groups and individuals, is co-ordinating a clean-up and litter-pick at various locations across Linlithgow on Saturday, April 12. Litter is a continuing blot on the local landscape, and this event provides the ... (more)

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The Daily Record

Tributes to West Lothian dad in M8 tragedy

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.

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The Daily Record

West Lothian woman's plea over danger road

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.

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The Daily Record

West Lothian actor stars in Easter play

RYAN CHALMERS, who was shot in both legs behind a pub on Tuesday, walked free from court two years ago after admitting stabbing Christopher Bergin to death but claiming he acted in self-defence.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BBC News

John Muir Way ready to be unveiled

He's the Scot credited with helping to establish America's national parks. Now, more than a century later, John Muir is to be honoured at the opening of a long distance path which bears his name.

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Mearns Today

Thumping rabbit show success

The event held on March 23 was a two-star licenced show which means it was run under British Rabbit Council rules.

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Linlithgow Today

Waste collections arrangements

The message is 'please put your bin or waste container out early and keep it out until it is emptied."

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The Daily Record

Information sought after group of abandoned female rats are found...

THE driver, who was operating the busy Edinburgh-Glasgow Citylink service, claimed to be sorting the cash, not counting it when confronted by a concerned passenger.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

'Poorer pupils have less chance of getting top grades needed'

PUPILS from Scotland's poorest communities have little chance of getting the grades required to access the top university courses in the country, figures highlighted by the Conservative Party have revealed.

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The Daily Record

Livingston FC turn to community to help secure future

THE Scots singer is set to take delivery of a Speciale 458 which has been billed as "the most high-performance Ferrari V8 sports car ever".

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News Post Leader

Calligraphy artist puts work on show

Sir John Hall, a lifelong friend of Tom, officially opened the exhibition on Saturday and warmly remembered how he, as a young apprentice at the colliery, first met Tom 65 years ago and how they have stayed in touch over the years.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Record

Revealed: Unusual and fascinating mementoes treasured by families of WW1 heroes

IBROX is again the venue for the second William Hill Scottish Cup semi-final of the weekend, where St Johnstone take on Aberdeen.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Scotsman.com

Policeman struck and killed by tanker on M8

POLICE chiefs have confirmed that a man who died after being struck by a tanker on the M8 was a serving officer.

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Linlithgow Today

12,000 people in West Lothian call the council on wrong number

The council's main telephone number changed to 01506 280000 in 2013, however every month around 12,000 local people call the old number.

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Blackpool Today

'Animalistic' bouncer biter spared prison

Colin Docherty had also struck out at the security worker in Coco's nightspot, while being ejected from the premises for apparently throwing drink.

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Newsday

Robber jailed for syringe hold up

A robber has been jailed for five years and three months after holding up post office staff with a hypodermic needle in West Lothian.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Linlithgow Today

Dispute simmers over way forward

A row has broken out over the route of the new John Muir Way which bypasses the historic Royal Burgh of Linlithgow.

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