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  1. Britain: Unionists call for pay rises, rail renationalisationRead the original story

    Sunday | Green Left Weekly

    TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady joins workers calling for a pay rise at the TUC congress on September 7. "Britain needs a pay rise!" That was the main running theme through this year's annual congress of the Trades Union Congress of England and Wales, which covers 6.2 million workers in 58 unions in England and Wales, held in Liverpool from September 7 to 10. Its key demand - for a i 1-an-hour wage rise across the entire public sector - was the main factor behind the successful July 10 public sector general strike. Unions with public sector coverage, led by Unite, the National Union of Teachers , Public and Commercial Services union, UNISON and the GMB , are the main drivers of the campaign.

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  2. Transition by Iain M. BanksRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2010 | SF Site

    Iain M. Banks Iain M. Banks was born in Dunfermline in 1954 and lived in North Queensferry, Fife. He was educated at Stirling University getting a degree in English.

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  3. James PetrieRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    JIM Petrie, who has died aged 82, had one constant companion for 40 years - the red and black flash of mischief that was Minnie the Minx. He brought the little terror to life in the pages of The Beano from 1961 until he retired in 2001, signing off on his 2,000th comic strip.

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  4. Review: Long Beach Playhouse aptly opens season with a The 39 StepsaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Michael Chiboucas, left, who plays Clown 1, Jeremy Bear, Mark Davidson, who plays Clown 2, can be seen in Long Beach Playhouse's “The 39 Steps.” “The 39 Steps” is a classic Alfred Hitchcock film, his first big hit in America, and its cinematic action stretches from London to Edinburgh, Scotland, and back again as it pits its stiff-upper-lip British hero against the machinations of a Nazi spy ring. “The 39 Steps” is also a play, a spoof of the original film, done with just four actors, a hundred or more costume changes and more energy than most playgoers can muster in an evening.

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  5. 'Calypso Stickwomen' start World League qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    National women's team duo, Kristin Thompson, left, of Paragon and Notre Dame's Blair Wynne battle for the ball during a T&T Hockey Board Women's Championship Division match earlier this year at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua. Photo: Anthony Harris.

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  6. Yes Scotland aimed for 65% of votes and 24m war chestRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    YES Scotland had an official target of winning 65 per cent of the vote in the referendum and was committed to raising a 24 million war chest, according to internal documents. YES Scotland had an official target of winning 65 per cent of the vote in the referendum and was committed to raising a 24 million war chest, according to internal documents.

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  7. Clydeport is fined 650,000 over failings in tug tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A PORT operator has been hit with a 650,000 fine over failings seven years after the deaths of three men on board a tug that capsized on the River Clyde in thick fog. A PORT operator has been hit with a 650,000 fine over failings seven years after the deaths of three men on board a tug that capsized on the River Clyde in thick fog.

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  8. VC winner was first of war dead from city universityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    HARRY Ranken was only eight when his family moved from Maryhill to Irvine because his minister father had been appointed to Irvine Old Parish Church. HARRY Ranken was only eight when his family moved from Maryhill to Irvine because his minister father had been appointed to Irvine Old Parish Church.

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  9. Man killed in two-car smashRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A MAN has died and three other people were taken to hospital following a two-car crash on a north-east road. A MAN has died and three other people were taken to hospital following a two-car crash on a north-east road.

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  10. Residents object to plans for green belt homesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ONE of Scotland's best known dairies has submitted fresh plans for a controversial new "town" on green belt land. ONE of Scotland's best known dairies has submitted fresh plans for a controversial new \"town\" on green belt land.

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  11. Falkirk's Linda out to spread the cancer warningRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

    But the event in Callendar Park on October 4 will be her chance to raise awareness of ovarian cancer - the condition that she was diagnosed with two years ago. The former Falkirk Council registrar kept herself fit, whether it was striding out to work in the Stenhousemuir office from her Falkirk home, walking her neighbour's dog in Dollar Park or going hillwalking with husband David.

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  12. Iain Gray in team to negotiate devo-max dealRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    FORMER Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray and Ed Miliband's shadow pensions minister Gregg McClymont are to be their party's representatives in talks aimed at delivering new powers for Holyrood. Mr Gray and Mr McClymont will make the case for Labour's plans to extend devolution in the cross party talks, which now have a full line-up that includes former SNP, Conservative and Liberal Democrat leaders.

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  13. UK duo Coves released debut LP, touring w/ The Raveonettes including both MHOW showsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    UK duo Coves are singer Rebekah Wood and multi-instrumentalist John Rigard, who make a smoky brand of guitar pop, full of tremolo'd minor chords and reverbed atmosphere. The band's new album, Soft Friday , was released via Nettwerk earlier this month and you can stream a few songs and videos below, and listen to the whole thing over at Rdio .

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  14. Academy offers a better life for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Practical courses give pupils a chance to sample working conditions while they are still at secondary school, says Ray McCowan AS THE country is still alive with debate and conversation following on from the referendum, this is a good time to consider the key role the college sector will play in offering equal and fair educational opportunities for all. The discussion of what a fairer Scotland looks like - which was heavily drawn upon by both Better Together and the Yes campaign - was an interesting national conversation to have and has been incredibly valuable regardless of your thoughts on the final result.

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  15. Five Minutes WithRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Midlothian Today

    See this week's Advertiser. East Lothian News and Musselburgh News to spend five minutes in the company of award-winning film maker Dave Banks.

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  16. Airdrie student reaches beauty final and becomes charity ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    STEPHANIE Fallen has been selected as one of 10 finalists in the Miss Scotland Charity pageant and has become an ambassador for Hope for Autism. AN Airdrie student is made up to do her bit for charity as part of her debut beauty contest success.

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  17. Labour pick Iain Gray for Holyrood powers talksRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    FORMER SCOTTISH Labour leader Iain Gray is to represent the party on the commission to agree more powers for Holyrood. Mr Gray, Scottish Labour's finance spokesman, will be joined by a Scottish Labour MP on Lord Smith of Kelvin's Scotland Devolution Commission.

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  18. Idlewild returnRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Music-News.com

    After a five year break, legendary Scottish band Idlewild will return with a special announcement expected on Steve Lamacq's BBC 6Music show on November 3rd 2014. The band are also heading out in October on a sold out acoustic tour of the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

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  19. Rangers' Dean Shiels celebrates his goal with team mate David TempletonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Fermanagh Today

    Ally McCoist was full of praise for Dean Shiels following Rangers' 3-1 win over Falkirk at Westfield last Tuesday. The Northern Ireland international scored the Light Blues' crucial second goal midway through the second-half in what was his first start of the season.

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  20. Teen: 'New boobs' only difference since lottery winRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    EDINBURGH, Scotland -- A Scottish teenager who won a $1.6 million lottery jackpot a year ago says she still lives with her mother and only splurged on "new boobs and nice designer bags." Jane Park, 18, of Edinburgh, said she has not followed through on her plans to live in the luxury house she bought because she dislikes living on her own.

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