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3 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

Trussville native graduates from Scotland university

J. Savannah Eades from the Hewitt-Trussville High School Class of 2009 has graduated from Stirling University in Stirling, Scotland.

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7 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Commonwealth Games athlete sex attack trial postponed

The trial of a Commonwealth Games weightlifter accused of sexually assaulting a man in a supermarket has been adjourned until next week following difficulties finding an interpreter.

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11 hrs ago | Evening Times

Police probe suspicious death after human remains found

The badly decomposed human remains were discovered within a property in Clune Park Street, Port Glasgow in Inverclyde, at 8.30pm on Thursday.

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15 hrs ago | Motherwell Today

Motherwell bank worker free after A 28k theft trial collapses

Denise Friel was charged with helping herself to the cash while working at the Royal Bank of Scotland branch in Hamilton Road between February and December 2011.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

BBC News

Biker detained after girl collision

More than 120km of paths across Scotland's national parks are set to be renovated thanks to a A 3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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Scotsman.com

On this day: Nelson destroyed French fleet off Aboukir

On this day in 1798 Horatio Nelson on board the Vanguard destroyed the French fleet off Aboukir in the Battle of the Nile.

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Gawker

One-Legged Drunk Lady Attacks Flight Attendants With Prosthetic

On a flight from Enfindha, Tunisia to Edinburgh, Scotland last night, a drunk woman, apparently angry that flight crew members wouldn't give her cigarettes and/or a parachute, allegedly took off her prosthetic leg and attacked flight attendants with it.

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The Daily Record

Former Rangers ace Shota Arveladze is just the latest victim of rogue ...

THEY are the tenants who think they can live in luxury homes for free - and when challenged, they drag their landlords through the legal system or simply move on without paying back a penny.

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Midlothian Today

Warning after assault on girl (14) in Mayfield

Police are following a positive line of enquiry after a 14-year-old girl was assaulted in Mayfield on Friday evening.

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Fraserburgh Herald

A90 closed in two-vehicle collision

Police Scotland are currently in attendance at a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the A90 Lonmay to Fraserburgh road, near Rathen.

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Donside Today

Death at Lenzie causes rush hour disruption for thousands of commuters

Rush hour services were severely disrupted this morning after a man was struck by a train at Lenzie at around 7.30 a.m. All services stopping at Falkirk High and Polmont stations were temporarily suspended as the main line between Glasgow Queen Street and Edinburgh Waverley was closed, with passengers being diverted to Falkirk Grahamston.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.

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BBC News

Costly rural parcel charges tackled

The government has unveiled new principles aimed at tackling "ridiculous" delivery charges faced by shoppers in remote parts of the UK.

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Outlook

Vijender Singh celebrates victory against Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron ...

Vijender Singh celebrates victory against Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince after their Men's middle weight quarterfinal during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Forfar Today

Le Tour de Tayside in memory of Joe

Pictured at the Market Muir, Forfar preparing for the forthcoming charity cycle run are, from left, Graeme Russo, Anne Allan, Alison Brown and Gavin Jolly.

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Ellon Times

Inverurie adventurers reach top of Kilimanjaro

The intrepid team of Inverurie businessmen have successfully conquered Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, raising more than 15,000 to support local charity North East Sensory Services .

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Related Topix: Grampian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hillingdon Times

Prince Charles is visiting an art exhibition in the far north of Scotland

Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will visit North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk today.

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This Is Lancashire

Charles views rural life and art

Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will visit North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk today.

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The Daily Record

Glasgow 2014: Time Trial takes in some of West of Scotland's greatest landmarks

THE route starts and ends in Glasgow Green but spawls to the east of the city through Dennistoun and north across Millerston, Stepps and Muirhead before looping through Moodiesburn and Lenzie and then heading back to the city centre THE Time Trial takes place ahead of Sunday's Road Race and will see top Commonwealth cyclists take on a challenging ... (more)

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The Sand Trap

Some courses in East Lothian and Fife, Scotland: a review

I have just spent a couple of weeks on a golfing trip in lowland Scotland, on either side of the Firth of Forth.

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