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  1. Anger after Palestinians branded "terrorists" in Scottish primary school homeworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunday Herald

    A SCOTTISH council has come under fire after one of its schools handed out homework to primary pupils describing Palestinians as "terrorists". A SCOTTISH council has come under fire after one of its schools handed out homework to primary pupils describing Palestinians as "terrorists".

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  2. 'I played against him once and I'm glad it was only once'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Enfield Independent

    Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed the fantastic career of Dave Mackay as the tributes came in for the former Tottenham Hotspur and Scotland midfielder, who died on Monday night aged 80. Having joined Tottenham from Hearts in 1959, Mackay went on to achieve a historic league and FA Cup double with the north London club in 1961. Spurs are set to hold a minute's silence for their former captain, who also helped Derby to success as a player and coach before taking up a similar role with Swindon.

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  3. Debut author, aged 21, among winners of children's book awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunday Herald

    Ross Collins, Alex McCall and Cathy MacPhail have today been announced as winners of the 2015 Scottish Children's Book Awards. Two of the three winning books explore the subject of robots, with Alex McCall's Attack of the Giant Robot Chickens winning in the Younger Readers category, for children ages 8 to 11. McCall, 21, based in Kintore in Aberdeenshire, wrote the novel in six months after being inspired when author Caroline Clough visited his school in 2013.

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  4. Paedophile who told police 'just take me out and shoot me'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    A paedophile who told police "just take me out and shoot me" was jailed for 10 years today for a horrific catalogue of child abuse. Lord Bannatyne told him at the High Court in Edinburgh : "I regard the criminal behaviour set out in these charges as utterly appalling."

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  5. Couple devastated after spending their savings on A 150,000 'dream...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Couple devastated after spending their savings on A 150,000 'dream home' - but find it covered in animal waste when they tried to move in A couple have been left devastated after they spent 'every penny' on a dream home which they found covered in animal urine and faeces on the day they moved in. Marie Louise Campbell, 45, was looking forward to moving into the house after viewing it on November 17 last year and putting in a A 145,000 offer which was accepted the following day.

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  6. If Scottish Football wants more TV cash then it needs to start doing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    Did you sprawl out on the sofa, switch to Sky Sports and check out the biggest game of the Scottish Premiership season so far - or did you tune into Liverpool's clash with Manchester City from England's top-flight? A quick straw poll in the office yesterday found the action from Anfield to be more appealing than the showdown between Celtic and Aberdeen in Glasgow's east end. One colleague out of the six canvassed did watch the Hoops thrash the Dons - but flicked over when Ronny Deila's boys took a 2-0 lead.

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  7. Your chance to quiz candidates in Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch EastRead the original story

    Wednesday | Cumbernauld 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. It's emerged that Cumbernauld Women For Independence will welcome males to a special gathering which will be held on Sunday, March 8 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

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  8. Crossing the Forth without the Forth BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    The Forth Bridge is one of the world's most recognisable landmarks. It was a milestone in engineering history when it opened 125 years ago.

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  9. Our new Stirling Albion blogger Ben Ramage reflects on Binos relegation fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    There was cautious optimism among the travelling Albion fans that made their way to Airdie to take on the Diamonds at the Excelsior Stadium. This came on the back of a much improved performance against Brechin City the previous weekend, as well as the welcome addition of reinforcements in the form of loan signings Andy Stirling and Adam Cummins.

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  10. Fears over Auldhouse farm as SEPA launch huge illegal waste probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    THE Scottish Environment Protection Agency were on-site at Meadowhead Farm last week carrying out investigations following owner John Thompson's shocking revelations about his murdered father Peter dumping illegal waste on the land. Owner John Thompson spoke exclusively to the News last week, claiming his late father Peter had allowed hundreds of thousands of tonnes of illegal waste to be dumped on the site and used the proceeds to fund a champagne lifestyle.

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  11. We'll be 'doggy dancing' at CruftsRead the original story

    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. A young Kinglassie man and his dog are heading to Birmingham this week to take part in a world class competition.

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  12. British disc golf open gets underway this weekendRead the original story

    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. Scotland's only disc golf company, ReBoot Disc Golf, based in Dunbar, is gearing up for the biggest tournament of the season this weekend, 7th and 8th March, where they will host over 70 players from around the world.

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  13. News analysis: Planners and politicians must genuinely listen to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    Even the designated name for an area including Garnethill, part of Woodlands and stretching into the city centre, is disputed It is one of the easiest words to use, but thousands of Glaswegians will recognise and can cite the examples where they have not been asked or when their views have been ignored. Though they have all been approved by planning officials and elected officials, public attitudes have been against the Buchanan Galleries steps being removed, against the development at Otago Lane in the west end, against development on the North Kelvin Meadow, against the many student flats developments, and that's all before we even mention the George Square debacle.

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  14. New heating scheme 'more expensive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    A renewable energy system used to heat some council houses in Lochaber can be more expensive to run than older heaters, a councillor has claimed. Andrew Baxter said tenants had told him that the new air source pump heating was less efficient than electric storage heaters.

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  15. Double disappointment for Stirling Albion as losing streak goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    Stirling Albion followed up their 4-1 defeat to Airdrie at the Excelsior Stadium on Saturday with a 4-0 loss at Greenock Morton last night . At the weekend, defender Ross McGeachie gave the Binos an early lead but second-half doubles from Bryan Prunty, one a penalty, and Jim Lister saw the Diamonds cruise to an easy win.

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  16. Police appeal after alleged sexual assault at Creamfields music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

    POLICE are keen to speak to this man in connection with an alleged sexual assault at Creamfields music festival in Daresbury last year. The assault is alleged to have happened in a tent at the festival overnight between Sunday, August 24 and Monday, August 25. Police are now keen to speak to the man pictured here who may be able to assist with their enquiries.

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  17. Can you help police following alleged sex attack at Creamfields?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Warrington Guardian

    The sex attack is said to have take place in a tent at the annual music festival between Sunday, August 24, and Monday, August 25. The victim from Scotland, who is in her early twenties, reported the incident once the festival had drawn to a close. He had dark hair which, at the time of the festival, was shaved all over and was wearing a white short sleeved t shirt, and he had a chain around his neck with two rings on it.

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  18. Music an opportunity for allRead the original story

    Wednesday | Kirriemuir 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. An Angus councillor has defended his decision to back an amendment during a debate regarding instrument tuition in schools, which resulted in a U-turn by the local authority.

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  19. Man charged over 106mph drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newsday

    Two men have been charged over allegations of driving at 106mph and 96mph of a stretch of road in Aberdeenshire with a 60mph limit. Police Scotland said the men, aged 19 and 21, were clocked on the A952 Toll of Birness to Fraserburgh road.

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  20. Sunset Song village to paint yellow lines primroseRead the original story

    Wednesday | 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. DOUBLE-yellow lines in a pretty Scottish village immortalised in Lewis Grassic Gibbon's classic novel, Sunset Song, are to be painted a pale shade of primrose so as not to detract from its historic charms.

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