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44 min ago | Newsday

Inquiry hears of HGV death crash

A lorry driver died when his HGV was blown over by a gust of wind, a fatal accident inquiry has heard.

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1 hr ago | Pipes Drums

The Grade 1 and Grade 2 World's draws: some sitting pretty, others search for upside

The random draw for the eight competition grades at the 2014 World Pipe Band Championships has happened, and bands around the world are closely examining their placement, which, in larger grades and pools of contestants, can have a substantial impact on their chances of doing well or leaving the park dejected.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newsday

New sports facilities to get A 20m

A regional performance centre will be built in Dundee, after the city made a strong bid to host the new national sports centre, which went to Edinburgh.

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Related Topix: The Scottish Borders County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Europe, World News,

Scotsman.com

Independence: If Scotland votes No, what next?

This is the latest in a weekly series of essays in which influential figures explore ideas related to the Scottish independence referendum.

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Dear Kitty

Sir Walter Scott's first historical novel, two hundred years ago

Monday marked 200 years since the publication of Waverley , a novel by Sir Walter Scott , an event of genuine artistic and intellectual significance.

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Examiner.com

Vitamin D reported to improve survival among colorectal cancer patients

A new study by researchers in the United Kingdom has found that maintaining an adequate Vitamin D level increases survival among colorectal cancer patients Many Americans are unaware that they have low Vitamin D levels, and a number of health problems have been linked to that situation.

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Linlithgow Today

Raising cash is a piece of cake in Linlithgow

West Lothian Baking Club's charity bake off, hosted by Cafe La Ronda in Linlithgow, raised A 425 for breast cancer and meningitis charities.

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Scotsman.com

BTO law firm expands with new Edinburgh office

Law firm BTO has expanded its footprint in Edinburgh after taking up new office space capable of housing more than treble its existing workforce in the city.

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Berwickshire News

Emma will be crowned Dunbar lifeboat queen

Saturday's Dunbar Lifeboat Fete will see once more a community coming together to support the volunteers that provide a vital emergency service.

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Eastlothian Today

Two men charged after drugs are seized

Two men have been arrested and charged under the Misuse of Drugs Act after police in East Lothian recovered controlled drugs in Haddington.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Jail for car wash joyrider

A man who led police on a high- speed chase after taking a customer's vehicle from the car wash where he worked has been jailed for 12 months.

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Berwick Advertiser

Torness aiming to store more nuclear waste

Torness nuclear power station operator EDF Energy is seeking permission to store radioactive waste on the site from other power stations.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Mantra Announces US Patent for Fuel Cell

US Patent No. 8,709,680 B2, titled "Mixed Reactant Flow-By Fuel Cell", is the second issued for the MRFC, the first being the British patent GB 2474202 .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, World News, United Kingdom,

The Baltimore Sun

Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists

Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland

Reuters

Scottish bid to break up UK prompts dread among North Irish loyalists

Horrified that Scotland might break up the United Kingdom by voting for independence this autumn, thousands of Northern Ireland loyalists are preparing to fight back using their favored 17th century battle regalia: drums, flutes, banners and orange sashes.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland,

Eastlothian Today

Haddington driver was over limit

A Lithuanian farm worker who was spotted driving "extremely slowly" in the early hours of the morning was found to be over the drink drive limit.

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Berwickshire News

Homing pigeon back safe after amazing race

A racing pigeon that was presumed dead has made a miraculous recovery after being found by a retired local environmentalist.

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Fleetwood Today

Concern over 'high risk' street lights

High risk: A broken lamp post on Carr Head Lane, Poulton. Thousands of lamp posts in Wyre have been labelled high risk and needing repair or replacing More than 3,500 ageing street lights in Wyre have been deemed 'high risk' by highways chiefs - sparking fears they could fall on someone.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Dad's guidebook to the best family days out in the region

Garry Cook spent three years documenting days out- and then compiled a guidebook of the best places to visit in the region.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sunday Herald

Vandals target organ in break-in at church

A gang broke into Prestonkirk church in East Linton, East Lothian, where they are believed to have played the instrument before forcing open the organ chamber and stealing several pipes, leaving others bent out of shape.

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