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16 min ago | BBC News

Dead toddler's mother on bail

A Fife mother accused of murdering and abusing her toddler son has been freed on bail ahead of a likely trial.

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Related Topix: Fife County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Central County, Scotland

4 hrs ago | Fife Now

Kirkcaldy prom walk likely to be delayed until early December

Organisers Ann Wood and Christine May, who both live locally, had hoped that 'Promenade the Promenade' would take place in October, when the work was originally scheduled to end.

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

8 hrs ago | The Economist

Scotland's referendum endgame: A war of attrition

RESEMBLING nothing so much as a pair of irritable golfers yelling at each other in the clubhouse bar, on August 25th the leaders of Scotland's pro- and anti-independence camps collided in the second of two televised debates.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Canada, Alistair Darling, Europe, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

12 hrs ago | Newsday

Notice after gas leak off Shetland

A gas leak on a North Sea platform has led to Shell being served with a prohibition notice by the Health and Safety Executive .

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland

17 hrs ago | BBC News

Scottish business confidence 'falls'

Business confidence has fallen in Scotland despite firms reporting strong sales growth over the past year, a survey has found.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scotsman.com

Adam Smith College four may face fraud charges

PROSECUTORS are considering whether to charge four people in connection with alleged fraud at what was formerly one of Scotland's largest colleges.

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Related Topix: Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Marketing

Kirriemuir Today

Councillors agree sale to Wetherspoons

At a 'behind closed doors' meeting of Angus Council yesterday , elected members backed plans for the sale of a prominent Forfar town centre site to national pub chain JD Wetherspoon.

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

Eastlothian Today

Musselburgh rowers boosted by new wave of funding

Community rowing in Musselburgh is moving forward at a rate of knots with the help of lottery funding of 10,000.

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

Sunday Herald

Brown, Darling joined by Archie Macpherson in condemnation of indy plans

The beneficiaries of Scottish independence will not be ordinary people but the shareholders of the country's most profitable private companies, Gordon Brown has said.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Europe, World News, Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tayside County, Scotland,

Star-Telegram.com

Scottish businesses: no case for independence

A group of 130 business leaders in Scotland have signed an open letter arguing that the case for independence from Britain has not been made.

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Related Topix: Alistair Darling, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Fife Now

Drunk driver killed friend in road crash

A speeding drink driver killed a teenage friend in a crash after spending hours downing pints and shots at a wedding reception.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Carnoustie Today

Thefts prompt police appeal

Police in Angus are appealing for information following a number a break-ins to lock ups and sheds in recent days.

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

Scotsman.com

Scotland's natural resources must be nurtured

There are of course the unanswered questions - how much energy can be generated, when, and at what cost? Some may say we are ten years away from the answers and many have been saying that for the past 15 years.

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Related Topix: Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Orkney County, Scotland, World News

Newsday

Man arrested over Glasgow shop death

A man has been arrested after another man died following an incident at a Tesco Express store in Glasgow city centre at the weekend.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland, Alistair Darling

BBC News

Man charged after shooting incident

A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in Dalkeith, thought to involve a gunman shooting at a house.

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Related Topix: Europe, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Highland County, Scotland,

Eastbourne Herald

Triple mountain run with deafblind athlete

A soldier will lead a deafblind man on a series of gruelling mountain runs as the pair brace themselves to complete the Three Peaks challenge.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

Kirriemuir Today

Donations sought by British Heart charity

British Heart Foundation Scotland is urging people in Forfar to donate bags of unwanted items to their local BHF Scotland shop to Bag it, Beat it.

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

Sunday Herald

Dundee gains as Aberdeen economy heats up

DUNDEE is winning hotel business and attracting companies to set up bases in the city because of an Aberdeen "overspill" factor, a key player in Tayside's 1 billion Waterfront regeneration project has revealed.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland, Central County, Scotland, Fife County, Scotland

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Scotsman.com

Driver who killed cyclist in 2am crash walks free

Alastair Dudgeon was killed near the Kincardine Bridge in Fife at about 2am on 6 January last year following a collision with a Vauxhall Astra driven by James Sneddon.

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

Norwalk Citizen News

Leaders clash in final debate before Scotland vote

Better Together leader Alistair Darling, left, and Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, both gesture whilst they take part in the second television debate over Scottish independence at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday Aug. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Alistair Darling, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

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