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5 hrs ago | Newsday

Firm fined for lorry crushing injury

A pharmaceutical company has been fined A 12,000 after an employee was crushed by a reversing lorry in Edinburgh.

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9 hrs ago | BBC News

Falkirk Wheel breaks visitor record

Visits to the world's only rotating boat lift were up 30% compared to this time last year, with July being the busiest month since it opened in 2002.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Borders railway opening date set

First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that trains will start to run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, The Scottish Borders County, Scotland,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

English say Scots will pay a heavy price for referendum

Voters south of the Border want a cut to Scottish annual public spending of almost 1,400 per person if there is a No vote, and a refusal to share the pound in the event of independence.

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BBC News

Thief breaks out of locked shop

A thief who managed to break out of an Edinburgh shop after he was locked in by a member of staff during a robbery is being sought by police.

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Sunday Herald

John Menzies: we're against indy because it would be bad for Scots firms

Edinburgh-based John Menzies says it hopes that Scotland does not split from the United Kingdom as Scottish companies will have more opportunities if Britain is not split up.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

MOVES-David Fenton leaves RBS to join TSB as chief economist

British bank TSB Banking Group Plc hired David Fenton from Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc as chief economist.

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WireNews+Co

University Of Edinburgh To Help Spread Technology Across Africa

A University of Edinburgh research group will receive 10.8 million from the UK's Department for International Development to help make the latest agricultural technology available across 10 African countries, Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael announced today.

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Iol.co.za

Devine backs independence campaign

Prominent Scottish historian Tom Devine backed independence on Sunday in a boost to the Yes campaign a month from the referendum.

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CNN

Julian Assange Fast Facts

Julian Assange, founder of the website WikiLeaks, has been a key figure in major leaks of classified government documents, cables and videos since his site launched in 2006.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Sunday Herald

Capital facing A 1.3m bill for project delays

THE taxpayer is facing a 1.3 million bill in a row with the builder of a multimillion-pound environmental improvement project.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Emily Browning (and others) looking stunning at God Help the Girl Premiere

'God Help The Girl' UK premiere at Edinburgh's Corn Exchange, in partnership with Edinburgh International Film Festival .

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Polls show close race month before Scotland votePolls show close race ...

Two opinion polls show that Scotland's voters are narrowly divided on whether to leave the United Kingdom one month before a referendum.

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The Independent

Independence 'would damage Scotland's edge in biomedicine'

Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and ... (more)

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Iol.co.za

SA road show of colonial horror shocks at festival

It takes a lot to shock the worldly art lovers that congregate in Edinburgh, Scotland, for the annual arts festivals that take place here.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

South China Morning Post

One month to Scottish independence vote, Yes camp in tough fight

A man wears a multitude of 'yes' campaign badges during a pro-independence march in Edinburgh, Scotland, ahead of the referendum.

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411mania.com

Colt Cabana And Marty DeRosa Announce Midwest Comedy and Commentary Tour

Colt Cabana And Marty DeRosa Announce Midwest Comedy & Commentary Tour Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.16.2014 Get all the details Colt Cabana and Marty DeRosa have announced they are going on a tour of the midwest for comedy and commentary of bad matches.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Rural Network Upgrade for Ryder Cup

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 15 -- The Scottish government issued the following news: Smart phone users in Perth, Kinross and Stirling will be able to access superfast mobile data in time for The Ryder Cup thanks to a permanent 4G upgrade to the rural mobile phone network.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

AndPOP.com

Top Tweets of the Week: Matthew Lewis Acts Out Fan Fiction And More

The Teen Choice Awards went on this past weekend and while the day was all about the teens, William Shatner couldn't help but to call out his one time on-screen son from Sh*t My Dad Says, Jonathan Sadowski for being there.

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BBC News

Radon tests at 1,150 council houses

Highland Council said the monitoring will be done in the areas where there was the highest risk of the naturally occurring radioactive gas.

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