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  1. Closure threat to Tesco jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Evening Times

    Tesco announced at the beginning of the year that it was shutting 43 stores and halting plans for many more following poor company performance in 2014. A Homeplus store in Edinburgh, a Tesco Metro in Grangemouth and an Express shop in Troon will also cease trading, with 326 positions affected in total.

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  2. Scottish powers 'too centralised'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    The Chief Secretary to the Treasury has warned Scotland could be one of the most centralised countries in the world, with too much power concentrated in Edinburgh. Mr Alexander was quizzed on how the UK government's plans to give new financial powers to the Scottish Parliament, following the 'No vote' in the referendum, would work in practice.

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  3. Doctor paid to view child sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    Kieran Titheridge, of Arbroath, was also caught with 366 indecent images of children and two videos at his flat in Aberdeen. Police launched an investigation in November 2013 after they were informed Titheridge had made four payments through online service PayPal to an account registered abroad.

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  4. Scottish fracking block announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    Scottish Labour has called on the Holyrood administration to bring in more stringent rules for the industry, but the Conservatives have warned that a bar on fracking could jeopardise jobs. I'm therefore announcing today a moratorium on the granting of planning consents for all unconventional oil and gas developments" But opponents of the technique claim it causes earthquakes, can pollute water supplies, and could lead to inappropriate development in the countryside.

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  5. Fire crew helps to deliver babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    The Scottish Ambulance Service called in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to help gain access to the house as the mother-to-be was in labour. A doctor and nurse arrived shortly afterwards, and mother and daughter were taken to hospital.

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  6. Widower's anger over A 4 debt letterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Motherwell 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. Picture Alan Watson.

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  7. SNP: RAF safety work 'a shambles'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    The Ministry of Defence has come under renewed fire over its efforts to install safety equipment on RAF jets. The department has confirmed to the SNP that eight of the RAF's fleet of 100 Tornado GR4s have so far been fitted with a collision warning system.

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  8. Rangers are dead and this new club has no quality, insists Celtic legend Tom BoydRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    And the 49-year-old former Scotland skipper insists the Ibrox oufit simply aren't strong enough to pose any threat to the Scottish champions when they meet at Hampden on Sunday. The two Glasgow sides go head to head in the League Cup semi final for the first time since April 2012, three months before Rangers oldco were liquidated and a newco was subsequently accepted into the fourth-tier of Scottish football.

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  9. Cullen Skink, a Scottish smoked haddock and potato soupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Nami-nami

    Few days ago the Scots - and friends of Scotland - celebrated yet another anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, hosting or attending a Burns Supper. Any self-respecting Burns Supper begins with a proper Scottish soup.

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  10. Manufactured export sales up by 1.8%Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Overseas exports of refined petroleum, chemical and pharmaceutical products grew by 8.9% over the quarter, while food and drink exports rose by 0.6%. However, some sectors saw an increase over the year, including non-metallic products and metals and metal products .

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  11. Police treating Fife scrapyard fire as suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunday Herald

    The blaze at Nobles scrapyard in Kirkcaldy, Fife, broke out at about 10.30pm last night and caused "substantial damage". At the height of the incident about 50 firefighters were involved in tackling the blaze, which was put out by around 8.30am today.

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  12. Pavilion not only Argyll and Bute scheme to get CCF cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Buteman 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 Rothesay Pavilion regeneration received 600,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund this week - but it wasn't the only Argyll and Bute project to get a financial boost from the UK government scheme.

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  13. UK weather predicts four inches of snow as temperatures plummetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Forecasters issue amber severe weather warning for up to four inches of snow as temperatures plummet from 10C highs to -5C overnight Britain was today braced for more snow across large parts of the country, prompting warnings of travel disruption and health fears. The Met Office has an amber 'be prepared' weather warning in place for snow in northern parts of England and Scotland for today and tomorrow.

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  14. Around 2,000 jobs at risk as Tesco disclose locations of 43 store closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunday Herald

    Tesco announced at the beginning of the year that it was shutting 43 stores and halting plans for many more following poor company performance in 2014. A Homeplus store in Edinburgh, a Tesco Metro in Grangemouth and an Express shop in Troon will also cease trading, with 326 positions affected in total.

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  15. Watch car narrowly avoid head-on crash with fire engine after driving straight at emergency vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mirror.co.uk

    Other cars on the road in Bathgate, West Lothain, had pulled over to let the emergency vehicle past, but the driver of a Vauxhall Zafira carries on regardless This is the shocking moment a car drove straight at a fire engine on its way to a school blaze - narrowly avoiding a head-on collision with the truck. But the driver of a Vauxhall Zafira carries on towards the fire engine and only swerves on to the pavement at the last moment.

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  16. Musselburgh man banned from neighbouring block of flatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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. Musselburgh man James McDonnell has been issued with an ASBO banning him from entering a neighbouring block of flats.

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  17. Angus park hit by mindless vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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. "The mindless vandalism of the young motorists in Arbroath can be seen in these pictures," said Arbroath man Ralph Coutts.

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  18. Tesco to shed hundreds of Scots jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    Tesco is to shut four stores and shed more than 300 jobs in Scotland as part of UK plans to reduce costs. A total of 189 posts will be lost at the Tesco superstore in Kirkcaldy, Fife, while 68 will go with the closure of Tesco Metro in Grangemouth.

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  19. Rail group flags up special daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fife Now

    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. Rail devotees in Leven are signalling a desire to help more groups around the community boost their profile during a series of open events.

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  20. Union Meets with Kintyre Dairy Farmers to Look at Way ForwardRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    Follow-up after meeting with Argyll contingent last week NFU Scotland met with hard-pressed dairy farmers from Kintyre this week to draw up an action plan for those affected by the current dairy crisis. This followed on from a meeting held last week when dairy farmers from Argyll and the Islands and NFU Scotland met with Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead at the Scottish Parliament.

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