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  1. Nicola Sturgeon faces Kezia Dugdale for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min 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. LABOUR'S new Scottish deputy leader will take on Nicola Sturgeon at First Minister's Questions for the first time today.

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  2. Homeless man 'overwhelmed' after student Dominique Harrison-Bentzen...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    Preston, England: A homeless man who offered a woman his last pennies to get home when she lost her purse is "overwhelmed" after she raised more than 29,000 to help him. Dominique Harrison-Bentzen, 22, slept rough on the streets to raise money for homeless man Robbie after he offered to give her his last 3 for a taxi home after she lost her bank card in Preston, Lancashire in England's north-west.

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  3. SRUC and Edinburgh University ranked 'most powerful' in agricultural researchRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | FarmingUK

    Agricultural and veterinary research at SRUC and the University of Edinburgh has been ranked as most powerful in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework . Three quarters of the research and related activity submitted by SRUC/UoE was judged to be "world leading" or "internationally excellent" .

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  4. Glasgow Gallery best for deaf peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Evening Times

    The number of tourist attractions catering for people with hearing loss has improved in the last year, a charity has found. However more than half of the 31 venues visited were not fully accessible for hearing aid wearers, according to Action on Hearing Loss Scotland.

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  5. 'Fragmented' fans could thwart Hibs ownership planRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Jackie McNamara Snr yesterday helped present the Walking Football player of the year award to 83 year old Peter Collins. Picture: Neil Hanna Hibernian legend Jackie McNamara Snr has expressed his desire to see supporter ownership at Easter Road, however he believes the club's "fragmented" fanbase need to unite to make his 40-year-old dream a reality.

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  6. Public's views sought on major Lancashire roadworksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lancashire Evening Post

    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. Next phase: County Councillor John Fillis at the junction of Penwortham Way and Chain House Lane, where the carriageway has been widened and cycling provision upgraded Major roadworks to widen the carriageways between Preston and South Ribble are set to continue in the New Year, and road users are being asked for their views on how works should progress.

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  7. Bouncer cleared of murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BBC News

    A bouncer has been cleared of murder after a man died when being escorted out of a bar in Aberdeen city centre for being too drunk. The court heard Marcius seized Mr Grant by the neck and put him in a choke hold forcing him to the ground.

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  8. Councillor's relatives die in attackRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    The first minister said she was "deeply saddened" by the news and that her thoughts and deepest condolences were with the councillor and his family. Nicola Sturgeon added: "Scotland stands with the people of Pakistan as they try come to terms with these tragic events and they - together with the Pakistani community here in Scotland - have our full support as they seek to move forward."

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  9. Radical idea to revamp Dalkeith town centreRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Midlothian 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. Dalkeith's Jarnac court could be used to house combined police and justice services under one roof in a bid to regenerate the town centre.

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  10. Man tried to lead girl, 12, awayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | BBC News

    A man who tried to lead a 12-year-old girl away while she was waiting outside a West Lothian school for her parents is being sought by police. The man made no attempt to force the girl away or follow her and police said he may simply have been drunk.

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  11. Second appearance for murder accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BBC News

    A man has made a second appearance in court charged with murdering a 23-year-old woman and raping two others in Falkirk. Ms Maurer's body was found in a bedroom of a house on Falkirk's Springfield Drive in the early hours of 5 December.

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  12. Historical abuse inquiry announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BBC News

    Speaking in the Scottish Parliament, Ms Constance said the full remit of the inquiry would be confirmed by the end of April 2015, following discussions with the survivors of abuse, which would begin in January. "We must have the truth of what happened to them and how those organisations and individuals into whose care the children were entrusted, failed them so catastrophically.

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  13. Christmas wish for son's body to come home to restRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    The two year anniversary of Kyle Vaughan's disapperance will be on December 30. Pictured is Lanie after completing the Cardiff half marathon raising money for SARA. The two year anniversary of Kyle Vaughan's disapperance will be on December 30. Pictured at her home in Ystrad Mynach is Lanie holding the last picture taken with her cousin Kyle in April 2011.

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  14. Could your job help preserve your aging brain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | KXVO

    The researchers compared IQ scores obtained around age 11 from more than 1,000 Scottish people with their memory and reasoning scores around age 70. The scientists found that those who had mentally stimulating jobs appeared to retain sharper thinking even years after retirement. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh scored workers' jobs for their complexity with people, data and other things.

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  15. Plans to convert landmark into hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | BBC News

    Duddingston House Properties and the Urbanist Group are to launch a pre-planning application next month to convert the old Royal High School on Calton Hill. The City of Edinburgh Council, which owns the A-listed building, granted DHP a 125-year conditional ground lease after the company won an open competition in 2010.

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  16. Increase in cost of new rail stationsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Berwickshire News

    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. Financing new stations at Reston and East Linton as part of a new Edinburgh-Berwick local rail service looks to have gone a little off track.

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  17. West Lothian firefighters help River Kids charity make sure every...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The River Kids toy appeal is in full swing and gearing up to make sure every youngster in West Lothian will find a toy under their tree on Christmas morning. The charity distributes toys to underprivileged families and members of the public can help out by donating new or good quality second hand items.

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  18. West Lothian church awarded A 5,500 donation to carry out essential repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    The roof of the Parish Hall at St John the Baptist's Church in Fauldhouse had deteriorated but the Banks Community Fund have donated money for repairs The roof of the Parish Hall at St John the Baptist's Church in Fauldhouse had deteriorated over the years and concerns were raised over its ability to remain watertight. The Banks Rusha Community Fund is a fund set up by Banks Mining, the family-owned mining business, to support community groups and voluntary organisations and environmental projects in the vicinity of Banks' Rusha surface mine south of Breich.

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  19. Word of Mouth: Edinburgh : Six must-stop spots in Scotland's exquisite capital cityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    A mythical city tucked beneath the gaze of a magnificent castle, Edinburgh draws hordes of annual visitors-be that for its position beside the whisky world, proximity to historic golf courses, or the acclaimed annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival . Tucked among seven hills, this capital city binds deep history with a cosmopolitan energy, and matches striking architecture with stunning views of bare land and sea.

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  20. MSP backs Small Business Saturday in MusselburghRead the original story w/Photo

    18 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. Colin Beattie, MSP for Midlothian North and Musselburgh, visited Juice Fiend in Musselburgh as part of the Federation of Small Businesses' "Small Business Saturday" initiative.

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