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  1. Ballet and bagpipes - A 250k government ad campaign sparks mixed responseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    KILTED bagpipers in front of the Forth Road Bridge, Arbroath smokies and ceilidh dancers have become the first representations of Scotland to greet visitors to the country, as part of a new quarter-million pound advertising drive. KILTED bagpipers in front of the Forth Road Bridge, Arbroath smokies and ceilidh dancers have become the first representations of Scotland to greet visitors to the country, as part of a new quarter-million pound advertising drive.

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  2. Glasgow property sector to build on Games legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Eric Forgie, chairman of GVA James Barr, believes Glasgow is on a roll following last year s Commonwealth Games.

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  3. 18th century Scottish windmill set for revampRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. But plans to safeguard one of the hidden gems of central Scotland's industrial heritage have been given a second wind, thanks to a new tranche of donations and support from prominent figures.

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  4. Broughty Ferry busiest lifeboat station in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Arbroath Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A record number of people were rescued and there was also a large rise in people's lives being saved by the RNLI's 47 lifeboat stations around the Scottish coastline, according to figures released today .

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  5. Life is sweet for Larbert confectionery firm Mrs Tilly'sRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. When Elisabeth Paterson walked into her kitchen and discovered husband Peter busy stirring a bubbling, sugary mixture on their cooker, little did she realise it would lead to a whole new career - and be the start of a successful family business.

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  6. News from around the EMEA region, Jan 28.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 4 Hoteliers

    Hotel, industry and travel news from around Europe, Middle East & Africa; this week: Birmingham Radisson sold, Accor closes 2014 on a positive note, London gets its 7th Crowne Plaza and more... Two UK hotels put on the market at the same time last year by administrators have now been sold. Frankfurt-based investment group Deka Immobilien has purchased the Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh for an undisclosed sum on behalf of WestInvest's TargetSelect Hotel fund.

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  7. Building on solid foundations is now the priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    I would like to say that I was at Murrayfield for a chinwag with SRU chief executive Mark Dodson on Monday, but as I don't want to receive any more death threats from his communications department I am obliged to use the stadium's married name and tell you I was at BT Murrayfield instead. I would like to say that I was at Murrayfield for a chinwag with SRU chief executive Mark Dodson on Monday, but as I don't want to receive any more death threats from his communications department I am obliged to use the stadium's married name and tell you I was at BT Murrayfield instead.

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  8. Kanye West or Robbie Burns? Scottish school children confuse To A Mouse bard and Gold Digger rapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Record

    SUNDAY saw the Glasgow Now team scratching our collective heads during To A Haggis - were we listening to Scotland's national poet, or Kanye West? Ok, so we're pulling your sporran a bit with that one, but a survey from Pollok's Silverburn suggests that three in 10 Scottish school kids get Robbie Burns and the Gold Digger rapper confused. We always treat "research" from shopping centres very seriously, so the news that not only do kids confuse a line from the Ploughman Poet's To A Mouse with the work of the US artist, but that 20 per cent also believe Burns Night is when the Brit Awards will take place, shook us to our Saltire-waving core.

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  9. Schools delay new science HighersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    Changes are being made to Highers to fit them in with the National 4 and 5 qualifications that replaced Standard Grades. Overall though, it looks like a record number of Highers will be sat this year - the majority in the new look exams.

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  10. Barrhead invests in continued expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunday Herald

    Barrhead Travel is investing 1.5million in the creation of 100 new jobs across Scotland and the north of England. Barrhead Travel is investing 1.5million in the creation of 100 new jobs across Scotland and the north of England.

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  11. Barrhead Travel to create 100 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Sunday Herald

    Barrhead Travel, which currently employs about 850 staff, has announced plans to create a mix of full and part-time jobs at stores in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and contact centres in Larbert and Cumbria. There are also plans to open three new stores in Edinburgh later this year that will lead to more jobs.

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  12. Jobs joy as Scots firm Barrhead Travel announce they will create 100 positions in A 1m expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Daily Record

    THE mix of full and part time jobs will be created at stores in Glasgow and Edinburgh and contact centres in Larbert and Cumbria with more positions to come at three new stores in the capital. Barrhead Travel, which currently employs about 850 staff, has announced plans to create a mix of full and part-time jobs at stores in Edinburgh and Glasgow , and contact centres in Larbert and Cumbria.

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  13. Irvine Welsh to tour Scotland with new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. IRVINE Welsh will go on a four-date tour of Scotland in April to promote the release of his latest novel in the same month.

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  14. Scottish exports 'at all-time high'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | BBC News

    A record A 27.9bn worth of Scottish goods and services were exported across the world in 2013, according to official data. America remained the largest single market for Scottish exports, with an estimated A 3.9bn of goods, followed by the Netherlands , Germany and France .

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  15. US officials to conduct beef checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Newsday

    US food inspectors are coming to Scotland to ensure Scotch beef is fit to export, following a 25-year ban. Food safety experts will inspect UK red meat plants within the next six months to ensure they match US requirements.

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  16. Passengers can book sleeper service onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Evening Times

    The website for the new Caledonian Sleeper service, Sleeper.scot launches today, allowing customers to book the overnight to London Euston from April 1. The website allows customers to book up to 12 months in advance of their travel date - a first for any UK rail operator. As part of the launch, a White Stag was also unveiled as the brand icon for the new Sleeper service, in the first of a series of improvements in preparation for the start of the new service on 1 April 2015 The new Sleeper brand features a White Stag and will be seen online, across marketing materials, uniforms and onboard the trains.

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  17. Development group members (left to right) Duncan Alexander, Hugh Carter, and George Duthie.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Northern Scot

    The neo-classical A-listed building is thought to be one of the most architecturally significant churches in Scotland. However, it is only used for worship on 24 Sundays a year, although weekly services are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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  18. Archbishop Tartaglia improving after heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE Archbishop of Glasgow's condition has "markedly improved" after he suffered a heart attack while in Spain, the Catholic Church in Scotland said.

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  19. Tiny Scottish village braced for gold rush after A 200 million of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    The tourist village of Tyndrum is expected a gold rush after A 200m of the precious metal was discovered in the hills A tiny Scottish village is bracing itself for a gold rush after A 200million of the precious metal was discovered in its hills. The popular tourist village of Tyndrum - near Loch Lomond - is believed to have more of the rare metal than previously thought.

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  20. Scots village of Tyndrum is braced to become modern Klondike as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Record

    A TINY Scots village is bracing itself for a gold rush after A 200million of the precious metal was discovered in its hills. Tyndrum, famed for its Green Welly Stop restaurant and shop, is believed to have more of the rare metal than previously thought.

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