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A protester holds up a photo of Vladimir Putin and Muammar Qaddafi in front of the White House on March 31, 2011.
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NFU Scotland will be hosting a panel of high-profile speakers as it continues its roadshow of independence debates at an event in Dumfries and Galloway on Tuesday 29 July.
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A pro-Russian fighter guards the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove.
At the beginning of July, Reverend Mike Binks stepped down as president of Newton Stewart Rotary Club after a full year of activities and events.
Dumfries and Galloway's Chamber of Arts is hosting a two-day visit to the region by Janet Archer, chief executive of Creative Scotland.
A seven-strong shoal of red-bellied piranhas that had outgrown a home aquarium in Dumfries and Galloway is settling in to new surroundings.
As part of the work to eradicate all forms of violence against women, Dumfries and Galloway's Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women Partnership has launched a poster competition for young people.
Friday sees the 2014 Wickerman Festival kick-off near Dundrennan and one of the final acts to be announced is none other than our very own Creetown Silver Band.
Councillors representing some of the most deprived areas of Scotland have asked the head of Dumfries & Galloway Council to investigate the award of a 38 million social housing contract to a company in severe financial difficulty.
EDF Renewables wants to erect nine 413ft-high turbines three times the height of Carlisle Civic Centre at Beck Burn Peat Works between Longtown and Gretna.
A FORMER school teacher has been convicted of cheating the taxpayer out of almost 30,000 in disability benefits - after he was caught on film morris dancing.
Following recent reports of armed police being deployed on routine patrols in other parts of Scotland, Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray has written to Police Scotland's Local Divisional Commander Kate Thomson to express her concerns and to enquire about their use in Dumfries and Galloway.
MALAYSIA Airlines Flight 17 was the latest in a long line of civilian aircraft brought down either by rebel ground fire, terrorists or military fighter jets.
Scottish Water's Cycle campaign to highlight the best ways to dispose of kitchen and bathroom waste is set to kick off in the Stranraer area.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:37 am
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