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Match report: Bedford Blues 12 London Scottish 29 – undisciplined display …

An undisciplined performance from the Bedford Blues led to their second straight Championship defeat as they lost out to London Scottish in one of their more frustrating afternoons of the season. The Blues repeatedly got on the wrong side of the …

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Scottish Premiership review: Three 1-1 draws in Saturday's action

Ross County dug out what could be a precious point when a Gary Warren own goal handed the Scottish Premiership basement side a 1-1 derby draw in Inverness. The lifeline keeps them six points behind Motherwell, with Caley Thistle remaining third, level …

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Scottish Championship roundup: Hibernian held by last minute equaliser

Hibernian missed the chance to leapfrog Rangers into second place in the Scottish Championship as Christian Nade's last minute equaliser rescued a 1-1 draw for Raith Rovers at Easter Road this afternoon. Martin Boyle's goal a minute into the second …

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Scottish League One roundup: Stranraer leave it late but stay top

Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Scottish League One where Stranraer stay top thanks to a late winner against Stirling Albion. By Joe Sharratt, Reporter Filed: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 17:01 UK. Last Updated: Saturday, January 31, 2015 at …

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Westminster "out of kilter" with Scotland on EU

A report showing growing Scottish support for staying in Europe highlights the need to ensure Scotland cannot be dragged out of the EU against its will, the SNP has said today. The report – published by Chatham House and based on polling by YouGov …

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Scottish League Cup semi-final LIVE: Dundee United v Aberdeen

DUNDEE UNITED take on Aberdeen in this weekend's opening QTS Scottish League Cup semi-final at Hampden. This is a meeting of two of the best sides in the Scottish Premiership and, with both sides unbeaten in their last five matches, this tie is almost …

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Photographer David Eustace on his new Scottish show

Eustace is big on things coming full circle, and so it is that he finds himself back in Edinburgh, where he was born and where he trained, for an exhibition, David Eustace at the Scottish Gallery in Dundas Street. His first major show in Scotland for …

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10 Scottish motor racing great

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Hamilton ace Kirsty Gilmour aims for fourth successive Scottish National crown

BADMINTONscotland chief executive Anne Smillie said: “This is a great opportunity for Scottish badminton fans to see our exciting stars of the future take on the established senior players, not to mention a chance to see if some of the champions of …

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Saturday's Scottish gossip

Old Firm fans are being urged by Rangers supporters to come together during Sunday's Scottish League Cup semi-final to honour a terminally ill teenager by chanting "There's only one Jak Trueman" in the 20th minute of the match at Hampden. (Daily Record).

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Clark Thomson expands with seven-figure deal for Willis Group's Scottish …

Perth-based Clark Thomson Insurance Broker (CTIB) reached its operational milestone last week before it signed off on an agreement, the exact value of which has not been disclosed, to purchase Willis Group's Scottish commercial insurance business unit.

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David Goodwillie: Last time I was at Hampden I lifted the Scottish Cup with …

Goodwillie rates his Scottish Cup win as the highlight of his career but repeating the success at Pittodrie would match it. He said: “It would be brilliant to win the League Cup. All the players who won it last season have been speaking about it. “The …

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Old Firm clash to reach one of Scottish footballs biggest worldwide audiences

While many of the nations provide SPFL football highlights on a regular basis, it will be a first screening for the Scottish game this season in Turkey, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

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Cameras could be allowed in Scottish courts

Some court cases could be shown live on television under proposals put forward by Scotland's judges. Their report has recommended sentencing statements by judges and sheriffs could be shown. The review group, chaired by Lady Dorrian, also backed the …

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Preocanin back to add weight to London Scottish

London Scottish: Peter Lydon; Matt Williams, Matt Hawke, Connor Braid, Miles Mantella; Dan Newton, Jamie Stevenson; James Hallam, Adam Kwasnicki, Max Maidment, Josh Thomas Brown, Adam Preocanin, James Phillips, Chevvy Pennycook, Mark Bright …

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Scottish marine life: Seals, dolphins, whales and sharks.. you can see them …

The Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay is a great place for spotting the Moray Firth bottlenose dolphins, as well as other marine sealife. Aberdeen harbour is another area where the chance to catch sight of these marine mammals is high, particularly …

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Scottish government drops tougher A&E waiting target

The Scottish government has abandoned plans to reintroduce a tougher waiting time target for A&E departments, BBC Scotland can reveal. Currently, emergency departments have to treat 95% of patients within four hours – a target never met. This was a …

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Scottish marine policy 'not fit for purpose', say MSPs

Scottish government plans to protect the nation's seas are not fit for purpose and could even make the current situation worse, MSPs have said. Holyrood's environment committee said it was "deeply disappointed" with the national marine plan – which has …

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Suspicion and surveillance have no place in Scottish universities

The Church of Scotland described the legislation as "ill-advised" and joined students who said they feared it would introduce suspicion and surveillance to university campuses in calling on the Scottish Government to mitigate any potential impact on …

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Gordon Brown: Scottish Labour's secret weapon in general election

Sources said he was keen to see Mr Miliband, who worked for him for a decade, succeed, as well as new Scottish Labour leader jJm Murphy. But it is thought that the ex-Labour leader, who is standing down as MP for Kirkcaldy & Cowdenbeath, will only be …

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Cheshire East Council raps Scottish Power over Nantwich roadworks disruption

Scottish Power has suspended works on London Road in Nantwich after complaints about traffic control and parked vehicles. The works began this week as part of a £3.9 million project by SP Energy Networks to upgrade supplies to Nantwich and Stapeley.

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Brother of Scottish IS beheading victim: I'll never forget look of horror on …

The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released by Islamic State (IS) militants. The brother of murdered aid worker David Haines said he is haunted by the look on his face in video released …

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John Smith's Scottish Triumph Hurdle Trial: Hargam on trial at Musselburgh

Views from connections ahead of Sunday's John Smith's Scottish Triumph Hurdle Trial, featuring the promising Hargam. Connections of Hargam feel the expected better ground at Musselburgh on Sunday will see the four-year-old in his best light when he …

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Tesco to close four Scottish stores as part of wider 43-store closure plan

Supermarket giant Tesco is to close a superstore in Kirkcaldy, a Homeplus in Edinburgh, Express outlet in Troon and a Metro store in Grangemouth as part of a wider 43 store closure plan. The move will see a total of 2,000 jobs go across the UK, with …

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Scottish Government to undertake major review of night and weekend GP …

Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing & Sport. THE Scottish Government have announced a major review of out-of-hours NHS care. Health Secretary Shona Robison said as well as looking at how to improve the service at night and over …

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Letter: John Hibbs's fight against Scottish railway closure

John Hibbs was best known in Scotland for the Transport in the Borders report he produced for David Steel, then Liberal MP for Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles, in late 1968. It represented a last-ditch attempt to salvage something from the impending …

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Hold back rents says STFA

Responding, a spokesman for Scottish Land and Estates said: "It is good practice for landlords and tenants to understand the challenges facing each other's respective businesses and the situation in the dairy sector has had much publicity. "In this …

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Action plan for Argyll

This followed on from a meeting held last week when dairy farmers from Argyll and the Islands, and NFUS representatives, met with CabSec Richard Lochhead at the Scottish Parliament. This week's meeting, held in Campbeltown, saw more than 50 local …

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Jim Murphy: the Scottish Nationalists are 'sluggish, lethargic and off the pace'

Mr Murphy refused to be drawn on whether he would quit his Westminster seat in order to fulfil his pledge to serve as a Member of the Scottish Parliament, even raising the suggestion that he could remain Scottish leader while not being either an MP or MSP.

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Grassroots Awards celebrate the best in the South-West Region

Designed to support and recognise the work of clubs who have the desire to be the very best they can be, the Scottish FA Quality Mark accreditation programme aims to improve and support club structures concerning management, development, …

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Record FC Dundee: Hamilton game this weekend means more than Scottish …

BLOGGER Gary Cocker would love a cup run but believes that league business is more important to Dens Park side. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. SNS. Dundee and Hamilton go head to head this weekend. THE next two weeks could make or break our …

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Semi-Finalists Announced for Scotland's Toughest Chef …

Home / News / Semi-Finalists Announced for Scotland's Toughest Chef Competition … Each competitor has three-and-a-half hours to present a four-course meal for four covers to some of Scotland's toughest culinary judges.

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Draw a Line in the Sand for more powers to the Scottish Parliament

I am going to take you back to around 10 days before voting day for the Referendum on Scottish Independence. A poll by YouGov/Sunday Times taken between the 2nd and 5th September that showed for the first time that the Yes camp have a lead of 2%.

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Kirkpatrick Durham motorbike enthusiast planning sidecar tours in Scottish …

A tourism operator believes there is plenty of v-room in the area for a new venture – motorcycle sidecar tours. Alan Jamieson, from Kirkpatrick Durham, is looking to take tourists round the area using a pair of motorbikes in a business that would be a …

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Action on A&E and primary care welcomed

The SNP is today welcoming today's announcement of a review of out-of-hours primary care services and a new approach to unscheduled care as further evidence of the Scottish Government's commitment to protecting and improving Scotland's NHS.

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