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  1. Centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland to be commemorated in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND is to play host to a series of commemorations to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising which marked the beginning of the end of British rule in Ireland. SCOTLAND is to play host to a series of commemorations to mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising which marked the beginning of the end of British rule in Ireland.

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  2. Angie Lewin: A Natural Selection, The Scottish GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    High above Angie Lewin's studio in a verdant corner of Edinburgh, a buzzard circles lazily, as if truanting from a more rural world. High above Angie Lewin's studio in a verdant corner of Edinburgh, a buzzard circles lazily, as if truanting from a more rural world.

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  3. College apprentice wins prestigious national awardRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    An Edinburgh College Highways Maintenance student has won the prestigious UK Highways and Street Lighting Apprentice of the Year award. Liam Kane beat off competition from 200 of the best apprentices across the country to triumph at the Association for Public Service Excellence Awards.

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  4. Is Scotland a cycle-friendly country?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    Thousands of people are due to converge on Holyrood for the fourth annual Pedal on Parliament event in Edinburgh this weekend. "Funding has increased from central and local government, mainly through match funding programmes like the Community Links partnership run by Sustrans.

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  5. Cyclists to pedal on parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    Dr David Brennan will ride the bike used by cyclist Andrew McNicholl when he was killed while travelling to work in January 2012 Thousands of people from across Scotland are expected to converge on Holyrood later for the fourth annual Pedal on Parliament event. Businessman Alex Robertson, who has helped plan the event, said: "This is a revolution that will make our streets safer, quieter, nicer places to live.

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  6. Gallipoli marks centenary Anzac dayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newsday

    Australia and New Zealand are set to remember soldiers from the two countries who fought at Gallipoli in Turkey during World War One. The events throughout Saturday will mark the centenary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli on Anzac Day.

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  7. Tiffany Jenkins: Bring Botticelli to where it belongsRead the original story

    4 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. Museum loans with the purpose of raising cash can end up short-changing art lovers here in Scotland, argues Tiffany Jenkins 'COME face to face with a masterpiece."

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  8. Pedal on Parliament IVRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Harry's Place

    This Saturday I'll be among the thousands pedalling from The Meadows down Edinburgh's Royal Mile to Holyrood for the fourth year of Pedal on Parliament . The motorised traffic will stop and for once we can enjoy Edinburgh's beautiful centre without the fumes, noise and fear that are the usual experience of cycling among the internally combusting.

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  9. South Wales' everyday heroes get ready for London Marathon in aid of good causesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Among the Welsh runners will be Rachael Majer, from Treherbert, Rhondda Cynon Taf, cousins Guy Taylor, from Cardiff, and Dominic Taylor, from Newbridge, former Cardiff Devils ice hockey star Mark Smith and Barri Edwards, from Caerphilly. Mum-of-two Mrs Majer , who turns 41 on Saturday, is running for the British Heart Foundation in memory of friend Kenny Nevin.

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  10. Hypocrite: SNP candidate Neil Hay woos elderly voters who he taunted...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    EDINBURGH South candidate Hay uses images of elderly voters on his election literature but this week was forced into an apology after tweeting insulting remarks about pensioners under the name Paco McSheepie. But in his election literature, he appears happy to use images of older voters to win their support in his Edinburgh South constituency.

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  11. Election 2015: Shameless David Cameron brings forward English votes for English laws planRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    THE Prime Minister argued that fresh revenue-raising powers for Holyrood meant that only English MPs should vote on a new English income tax - but the move brought condemnation from the SNP and Labour. DAVID Cameron sunk to a new low yesterday - playing the "Little Englander" card as he brought forward plans for an England-only income tax.

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  12. Worldwide campaign launched against Confucius InstitutesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The "Protect Academic Freedom - Say No to Confucius Institutes" campaign comes after major universities in the US, Canada and Sweden ditched the institutes amid concerns they were being turned in to propaganda tools. Scottish universities and schools - a growing number of which have Confucius Classrooms funded by the Chinese Communist regime through they same mechanism - remain relaxed about the relationship.

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  13. Fee will help to maintain headstonesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Eastlothian Today

    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 fee of A 100 comes into effect immediately and will help the local authority carry out essential repairs to 8,000 headstones said to be posing a significant safety risk.

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  14. English laws 'vital' to hold United Kingdom together as more powers are devolved to HolyroodRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    Prime Minister David Cameron looks at an industrial size extractor fan during a visit to Flakt Woods assembly plant in Colchester as he continues his General Election 2015 campaign DAVID Cameron has insisted ensuring English MPs have the final say over income tax and other key policies is "vital" to hold the United Kingdom together. The Prime Minister said there was a "basic constitutional unfairness" about Scottish politicians being able to decide on issues that did not affect their constituents.

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  15. 'The perfect best friend': Tributes paid to former Daily...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    GORDON collapsed while documenting the build-up to Andy Murray and Kim Sears' wedding in Dunblane earlier this month and tragically died the following day, aged just 47. JUDY Murray was among more than 700 people who turned out yesterday to pay tribute to former Daily Record photographer Gordon Jack. The mum of Wimbledon winner Andy spoke of a "great snapper" and, like everyone who knew Gordon, a "fun" person.

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  16. General Election 2015 - Profile of Wyre & Preston NorthRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

    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. Conservative Ben Wallace stormed to victory in the first Wyre and Preston North poll in 2010, with a massive majority of almost 16,000.

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  17. Scots family stuck in Yemen in evacuation pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 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. Louise Henderson, 49, moved to the country 27 years ago and worked as a teacher at the International School in the capital until the presence of armed militias forced it to close.

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  18. Conservatives say 'English votes for English laws' will protect airports from ScottishRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    AN 'English votes for English laws' system would give MPs the power to protect North East airports from being undercut on Air Passenger Duty, David Cameron has said. The Tories have unveiled their 'English Manifesto' and want to allow English MPs to set an English rate of income tax, as well as the power to exclude Scottish MPs from deciding on laws affecting services like health or education in England.

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  19. Terrified British mother's desperate plea to be evacuated from...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Terrified British mother's desperate plea to be evacuated from war-torn Yemen where she is hiding in a basement with her young daughters Miriam, 11, and Ayesha, nine, have pleaded for the bombing to stop and for their family to be evacuated to the UK A terrified British family who are stuck in a basement in war-torn Yemen have launched a desperate appeal to be evacuated to the UK. Louise Henderson, 49, moved to the Middle Eastern country 27 years ago and worked as a teacher at the International School in the capital Sanaa until recent fighting forced it to close.

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  20. David Cameron and William Hague launch English manifesto in LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Lincolnite

    Home rule: Prime Minister David Cameron visited Lincoln on Friday, April 24 to launch a manifesto for "English votes for English laws". Prime Minister David Cameron visited Lincoln on Friday, April 24 to launch a manifesto which puts "English votes for English laws" at the heart of the Conservative Party campaign.

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