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2 min ago | Newsday

Driver attacks cyclist in Aberdeen

The assault took place at the roundabout junction of School Road and King Street in the city at about 20:40 on Saturday.

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4 hrs ago | Switched

Belligerent Forest Pig Terrorizes Children

Police in the Maine town of Oakland are looking for a pig that threatened two children walking through the woods.

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6 hrs ago | Ballymena Today

22 jobs created at engineering site

Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive of Invest NI which has offered i 1 2220,000 of support for the 22 jobs being created by AGR Automation Ltd.'s setting up of an engineering site in Ballymena Picture: Michael Cooper AGR Automation Ltd, whose HQ is in Arbroath, Scotland, designs and manufactures high performance bespoke automation solutions for high ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | Milngavie Today

Sheena is reunited with rescue dog Bailey

A kindhearted Bearsden dog lover is overjoyed to be reunited with the Spanish water dog she rescued from Spain , that went missing for nine days.

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10 hrs ago | BBC News

Fire crews tackle blaze near castle

Firefighters have been tackling the flames using a combination of knapsack sprayers, fire beaters and also four mains water jets.

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11 hrs ago | The Economist

If Scotland votes "yes": Dear Prime Minister and First Ministera

Our advice to David Cameron and Alex Salmond on the tricky disputes and dilemmas involved in breaking up the union IT IS September 19th 2014 and-confounding the opinion polls-Scotland has voted "yes" to independence.

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15 hrs ago | Newsday

Inquiry hears of HGV death crash

A lorry driver died when his HGV was blown over by a gust of wind, a fatal accident inquiry has heard.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Fraserburgh Herald

Proposal for Broch Conservation Area to go on show

An emerging proposal for a Conservation Area in Fraserburgh's town centre will be on show at the town's Super Saturday event on July 12. A study of Fraserburgh's historic buildings undertaken over the last year highlighted the potential for conservation status, together with funding opportunities.

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Kirkintilloch Today

Business awards boost for local charities and groups

More than A 7,000 was raised at the inaugural East Dunbartonshire Business Awards final thanks to the generosity of individuals, organisations and enterprises who contributed to the raffle and auction.

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Dear Kitty

Sir Walter Scott's first historical novel, two hundred years ago

Monday marked 200 years since the publication of Waverley , a novel by Sir Walter Scott , an event of genuine artistic and intellectual significance.

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Buteman Today

Argyll & Bute road policing unit starts work

The new Argyll and Bute Divisional Roads Policing Unit, which will operate across the area from bases in Campbeltown, Dunoon and Oban, comprises two sergeants and 12 constables, managed by Inspector Adam McKenzie.

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Newsday

Multiple rapist jailed for 10 years

Duncan Brown, 49, was found guilty of three charges of rape and five assault charges at addresses in Kilmarnock, Glasgow, Sanquhar and Dumfries.

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The Daily Record

Monster who showered women with affection before battering them jailed after 14-year reign of terror

JOHN Watt, 34, was sentenced to four years in jail after admitting to a number of serious domestic assault charges in the Dunfermline area between 1999 and 2013.

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Kirriemuir Today

Gruelling challenge sees 'grand' result

A team of local army reservists who successfully completed this year's Cateran Yomp are already looking forward to next year's event.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Kirriemuir Today

Group dedicated to brightening town centre

The centre of Kirriemuir is looking brighter thanks to the collective talents and efforts of a dedicated group of local people.

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Kirriemuir Today

Needles risking children's safety

A Forfar mother has said her children's safety is at risk after finding hypodermic syringes and needles discarded near her flat.

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USA Today

Obama shakes hands with supporter wearing horse head

Obama shakes hands with supporter wearing horse head President chuckled as he spotted the man and then shook hands with him.

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Sunday Herald

More learn Gaelic but language declines in heartland

THE number of young people learning to speak Gaelic has shown encouraging increases, but decline in its heartlands threatens the language's long-term viability, it has been warned.

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Englewood Review

A Veteran's Story: 1944 "How I Spent My Summer"

I do realize there were thousands involved in the D-Day operation, but this is easier to tell from just one man's perspective.

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Arbroath Herald

Firm move promises boost

Journeycall have just signed a lease to consolidate their Brechin and Laurencekirk operations at a site on James Chalmers Road on the Kirkton Industrial Estate.

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