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  1. Who won the Six Nations TV battle? The verdict on ITV and BBC's first round coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IcNetwork

    The opening weekend of the Six Nations Championship gave us an early glimpse of those destined for Grand Slam glory and the one left holding the dreaded Wooden Spoon. We've gone through the TV footage to see if the BBC or ITV were the box-office hit Round one of the Six Nations Championship gave us an early glimpse of those destined for Grand Slam glory and the one left holding the dreaded Wooden Spoon.

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  2. Experts back scrapping jail sentences of under one year to slash prisoner numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND should scrap prison sentences of under one year in a radical justice overhaul that would instead see thousands of criminals punished in the community, expert bodies have said. Her Majesty's Inspector of Prisons is among dozens of authoritative groups - including penal reform charities, councils, social workers and a former Director of Judicial Studies - who have called for a more liberal approach to custodial sentences in a bid to cut reoffending rates and drive down the number of people behind bars.

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  3. Edinburgh flight path analysis shows trial was a 'success'Read the original story

    Monday | Linlithgow Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A report on the TUTUR flight path trial has been published today and bosses say more consultation will follow before a permanent decision is made.

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  4. David Birrell: Collaborate to inspire export successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunday Herald

    The importance of international trade in creating sustainable economic growth and employment is well documented and Scotland is no exception. These opportunities are embedded in government economic development strategies and as global markets become more accessible, they should feature more often in business development plans.

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  5. Terry Gilliam to bring his Quixotic art to streets of EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sunday Herald

    The movie director and member of Monty Python, Terry Gilliam, is to unveil an illuminated art work in Edinburgh later this week. Gilliam, who created the famous animations for the Monty Python programmes as well as directing films such as Time Bandits, Brazil and 12 Monkeys, is to launch his 10m high sign on Jeffrey Street in the capital.

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  6. Designer Babies Could Become Future RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Switched

    While designer babies are assuredly not something that will happen soon - scientists in Britain are finally working on the possibility of them. They were given the OK to start working on editing human embryos for research recently, something that could lead to being able to genetically modify them in the future.

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  7. Swinney warns on 'scale of issues to overcome' in funding talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Evening Times

    People "should not underestimate the scale of the issues that have to be overcome", Scotland's Deputy First Minister said as the latest round of crucial talks ended over how Scotland will be funded when new powers are devolved to Holyrood . Greg Hands, the UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury, cleared his diary to travel north for a day of discussion with Scottish Deputy First Minister John Swinney.

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  8. Peter Jones: The politics of the fiscal frameworkRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Scotsman.com

    Is a new Scottish political age in which Scottish politicians take responsibility for raising some of the money they spend about to dawn, or is this promise of a new era about to be stillborn, battered to death in a bout of drearily familiar bickering between Edinburgh and London? The signs are not good. SNP ministers have been loudly proclaiming their determination to resist any wicked London plot to cut Scottish public spending while UK Conservative government folk have been insisting, somewhat more mildly, that they just want to be fair to everyone.

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  9. Man accused of killing gangster dubbed the 'Blackhill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    James Farrelly, 52, from Blackburn, West Lothian, made a second appearance in private at Livingston Sheriff Court, West Lothian, today The man accused of shooting a notorious Glasgow gangster has been charged with trying to pervert the course of justice. James Farrelly, 52, from Blackburn, West Lothian, made a second appearance in private at Livingston Sheriff Court, West Lothian, today.

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  10. Golf in New Zealand: Kauri CliffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Golf World

    One of the most remarkable things my wife has ever said to me is that, if I ever told her I thought we ought to live in New Zealand, she'd be ready to move that minute. This was highly surprising, both because she doesn't really even like to travel and because Donald Trump wasn't running for President yet.

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  11. Prospects for fiscal framework deal 'gloomy' as deadlock continues A...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

    There was little progress in the latest round of talks over the fiscal framework, with a deal now looking increasingly unlikely A DEADLOCK between John Swinney and the UK Treasury over a new financial settlement for Scotland continued tonight, as it emerged SNP ministers are preparing to submit detailed proposals for a last-minute deal. Senior Scottish Government sources said that no significant progress had been made in the latest round of talks over the fiscal framework in Edinburgh, with the outlook for a breakthrough described as "gloomy".

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  12. Falling grain prices fail to dent profits at WN LindsayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

    Scotland's largest independent grain merchant WN Linsday enjoyed flat pre-tax profits at A 2.4m in the year to May despite a 19 per cent fall in turnover to A 92.5m. In accounts filed with Companies House, company secretary Keith Henderson warned that the downturn in the drinks industry was expected to have an impact on the company's trading tonnages and margin.

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  13. Rampaging teenagers trashed a house smashing in windows and kicking ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    Rampaging teenagers trashed a house smashing in windows and kicking in fences when a 14-year-old's house party spiralled out of control while his father was away Teenagers caused thousands of pounds in damage after a boy's house party got wildly out of hand while his father was away. The home was wrecked as a window was smashed, a gate and shed were kicked in and a number of valuable items were snatched.

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  14. Lib Dem's Alistair Carmichael faces A 80,000 legal bill over a 'blatant lie' on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    Lib Dem grandee Alistair Carmichael faces A 80,000 legal bill after a court rules he told a 'blatant lie' on TV over a leaked Nicola Sturgeon memo Alistair Carmichael, pictured in November after an earlier hearing in the case, faces a legal bill of up to A 80,000 after today's ruling Former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Alistair Carmichael will have to pay legal fees of up to A 80,000 after a court found he told a 'blatant lie' on TV. Former Scotland secretary Mr Carmichael faces the bill despite winning a court case over a leaked memo which could have seen him kicked out of Parliament.

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  15. RSPBA expands list of accredited judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Pipes Drums

    The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association has widened its pool of accredited judges with at least five new judges joining its panel, including British Columbia resident Terry Lee, the former Simon Fraser University Pipe Band Pipe-Major who led the group to six World Championship titles during his thirty-plus-years tenure with the band. In addition to Lee, Paul Brown, Stuart Coils, Alvis Kerr and John Moneagle have been brought into the fold.

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  16. Lancashire court listings - February 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Lancashire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A MAN who drove off from a fuel station without paying was caught driving a car he had taken without consent - while unfit through drugs.

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  17. Armadale attack inquiry police arrest and charge two menRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

    The pair were arrested after two men were injured at an address in West Main Street in Armadale at about 8.40pm on Tuesday. They have since been discharged from hospital.

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  18. Edinburgh Airport departure route trial hailed a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Evening Times

    The trial of a new departure route to increase capacity at Scotland's busiest airport has been hailed a success. The six-month trial at Edinburgh Airport started in June last year and saw planes take off in a south-westerly direction before turning right towards the River Forth and climbing above water before flying back over land at approximately 13,000ft.

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  19. Controversial Edinburgh flightpath trial declared a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

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  20. Man faces court over rape, abuse charges spanning 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Scotsman.com

    Eric Fiddler today faced the allegations - which span almost 30 years - during a hearing at the High Court in Glasgow. The 53-year-old is said to have physically and sexually abused the first woman between 1986 and 1988 in Livingston, West Lothian.

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