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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Knife attack rapist jailed for six years

A rapist who attacked a woman with a knife before sexually assaulting her days later has been jailed for six years.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Slugger O'Toole

Murdo Fraser: A Federal Future? #indyref

There is nothing new about the idea of federalism in Britain. Early last century a Cabinet sub-committee was tasked with drafting a Bill for a federal UK, in an attempt to deal with the Irish question.

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Sunday Herald

VisitScotland: Outlander could serve as Scotland's answer to Game of Thrones

A major new television series set in Scotland could serve as the country's answer to Game Of Thrones, according to tourism chiefs.

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Linlithgow Today

Lothians go for growth

Visit West Lothian has partnered with East and Midlothian Council to secure funding from VisitScotland's growth fund to further promote tourism within the area.

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Evening Times

Bank of Scotland bank scam call warning

A security warning has been issued after a number of people were conned out of money in a bogus bank scam.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Record

Cancer mum's joy after giving birth to miracle baby girl

AFTER being diagnosed with breast cancer at 20, doctors warned Kayla Doohan she may never have kidsa but, nine years on, she is a proud parent to daughter Chloe.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Medicine, Fashion, Chloe, Designers, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Billinge-born man mountain Sherrington takes judo gold

BORN judo ace Chris Sherrington roared out the Flower of Scotland on the podium after taking gold in the 100kg plus category at the Commonwealth Games.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunday Herald

Endura expects to see long-term gains after Tour de France boost

A global showcase for its products on this year's Tour de France has been a great "brand perception" opportunity for the Scottish cyclewear company Endura - though it will probably be months or years before this translates into increased sales, the company has said.

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Midlothian Today

Financial boost for county tourism

Tourist venues across Mid, East and West Lothian have joined forces to secure funding to further and enhance tourism within the area.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Ellon Times

look for Ellon's Victoria Hall clock

A full restoration project has been carried out on an iconic clock featured on one of Ellon's most historic buildings.

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Sunday Herald

A 50,000: The cost of going to court to lose my flat

Aberdeen TV designer Sinclair Brebner has been told he may face a 50,000 bill for staying in a court action almost certain to result in eviction from his flat - so it can be returned to the estate of the man who sold it to him 12 years ago for 136,000.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

Listening role is vital for new chiefs to help young people

The two men responsible for Scotland's crucial children's hearing system would prefer not to be in the spotlight.

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Business News

Scottish prisoners refused right to vote in referendum by supreme court

A bid by two Scottish prisoners to overturn a ban on inmates voting in the independence referendum has been dismissed by the UK supreme court .

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The Daily Record

West Lothian family fight to beat epilepsy after son's death

A mother whose son died in his sleep from a condition that is not yet properly understood is fighting for answers A mother whose son died in his sleep from a condition that is not yet properly understood is fighting for answers.

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The Daily Record

Bathgate dog owner launches campaign after horror attack on pet

A Bathgate woman has launched a petition to change the law after she and her dog were viciously attacked by an American Bulldog-type hound.

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The Daily Record

West Lothian Scotch Hop event has international flavour

Swirling kilts and skirling pipes heralded the start of a special season of events in West Lothian's summer calendar Swirling kilts and skirling pipes heralded the start of a special season of events in West Lothian's summer calendar.

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Evening Times

Relatives pay tribute as police name family killed in Polmont crash

Relatives of a family-of-four killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry have said they are "devastated" by their loss.

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The Independent

Watch Susan Boyle sing 'Mull Of Kintyre' at the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony

Daisy Wyatt oversees Arts + Entertainment for The Independent website. She describes herself as somewhere between The Hits and Radio 4. Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Sunday Herald

Family of four die in head-on crash with lorry on danger road

A FAMILY of four has been killed in a head-on collision between a car and a lorry on a road criticised as one of the most dangerous in Scotland.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vanguard

Opening Ceremony to attract 1.5 billion viewers

The Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony, which is due to begin at Celtic Park at 8pm today, will potentially have a global audience of 1.5 billion, according to Glasgow 2014 organisers - and it will certainly have more than a dollop of local flavour, and "a distinctly Glaswegian accent".

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