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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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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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Sunday Herald

Ferguson: Jim McColl named as preferred bidder to save shipyard

Engineering tycoon Jim McColl's Clyde Blowers Capital has been selected as preferred bidder for the business and assets of the collapsed Ferguson Shipbuilders at Port Glasgow.

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

Spenborough Guardian

Friends conquer Ben Nevis

A group of Spen friends scaled Britain's highest mountain to raise 1,300 for a charity close to their hearts.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland, Weather

The Independent

Scotland hikes: Caber country prepares for the Highland Games

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland, Travel

Hillingdon Times

Mikaeel killer jailed for 11 years

Rosdeep Adekoya has been jailed for 11 years for killing her three-year-old son Mikaeel Kular A mother who killed her three-year-old son and hid his body in a suitcase has been jailed for 11 years.

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

Eastlothian Today

Woman attacked another woman in Musselburgh

Gemma McCafferty, 21, chased after the woman before knocking her to the ground and punching her repeatedly to the head and body.

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

Evening Times

Historic victory after dad's death in asbestos-link cancer tragedy

RECORD damages of 175,000 have been awarded to the family of a Clyde shipyard worker who died of an asbestos-related cancer.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

In this is Jan. 9, 2011, file photo China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, left, laughs as he raises a glass of whisky to Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond before attending a state dinner at Edinburgh castle in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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

Scotsman.com

Scottish paperboy still doing his rounds aged 100

Second World War veteran Walter Sharp, who has lived in Camelon, Falkirk almost all his life, took on the task when he retired in 1979.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Life, Veteran Affairs, World News

The Washington Post

Scotland vote could leave Britain without nukes

For decades, Britain's contribution to the threat of global Armageddon has found a home on the tranquil shores of Gare Loch, where soaring green mountains plunge into murky gray waters plied by sporty kayakers, weekend yachtsmen - and nuclear-armed submarines.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Strathclyde County, Scotland

Scotsman.com

Glasgow women stick to their voting convictions

Scottish independence: They have been wooed as the floating voters of the referendum, but women at one Glasgow library are sticking to their convictions, finds Peter Ross The Glasgow Women's Library has, of late, taken up residence in the former Bridgeton Public Library, a beautiful building constructed in 1903 with Andrew Carnegie's money.

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