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A LAWYER sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl on a city bus while he was studying English in Oxford, a jury heard.
Hamilton holds its first comedy festival this week, with performances in venues across the town centre, proceedings start tonight in the Avon Room, with a set from Fred MacAuley.
The apprentices attended an event at Westminster, the home of UK government, on November 27, where the BSDA also released research findings from Canadean, which said that soft drinks contribute around A 7.7bn to the UK economy, and A 1.4bn directly from investment and spending.
Devoted to sculpture, functional art and design , the fair known as SOFA CHICAGO celebrates two decades of business with a special program that debuted in 2013.
A final farewell was said this week to one of Fife's last surviving Polish paratroopers, who trained near Levenmouth and fought alongside the allied forces during the war.
Trains on the Edinburgh to Glasgow line are being delayed and diverted after the Glasgow to Croy section of the route was closed earlier today.
Dart Energy is taking its proposal to a public inquiry next year, and wants to pump gas from a series of wells and boreholes at Airth - three of which are in the Stirling area, with a further 11 in Falkirk.
Much of the blame is due to the number of care homes being awarded reduced quality grades by the Care Inspectorate, leading to temporary suspensions by the health authority.
Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman wants to come back and make another film in Scotland because of the experience of working on The Railway Man, one of its film-makers has revealed.
A delegation from Scotland to India, on a trade mission to promote the country's food and drink, has proved a hit with its whisky-loving hosts-not least with the announcement shortly afterwards that an Indian company would invest in a new malt distillery in Fife.
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Scotland-based actors specially trained in medieval combat techniques were recruited to work on the locally produced drama Bannockburn.
Live Nation has announced that Scottish alt-rock group Biffy Clyro will perform at the Commodore Ballroom on Saturday, February 8, 2014, is support of its sixth studio album, Opposites .
Members of the emergency services prepare to form a guard of honour as the wreckage of the police Eurocopter is taken away They were identified as Robert Jenkins, 61 and Mark O'Prey, 44, both from East Kilbride in South Lanarkshire, 33-year-old Colin Gibson of Ayr, South Ayrshire, and John McGarrigle, 57, from Cumbernauld in North Lanarkshire.
There was a memorial service Sunday for the eight people who were killed when a police helicopter came down on top of a pub in Glasgow, Scotland, last Friday evening.