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Fresh thinking required to revitalise high streets, says Scottish Town Centres …

The number of void units fell in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen over the past five years, leaving Dundee as the only major Scottish city where the number of boarded-up units has increased. GVA James Barr's fifth annual Scottish Town Centres report …

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Cup heartbreak won't wreck our Scottish Premiership run-in says Aberdeen …

ABERDEEN defender Andrew Considine insists Scottish Cup semi-final heartache will not be allowed to wreck the Dons' Premiership run-in. Derek McInnes's men had their sights set on a glorious cup double having already bagged the League Cup trophy …

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Pedal on Parliament: the stakes are high ahead of Scottish referendum

In 2012, we organised the first Pedal on Parliament (PoP), a mass bike ride where 4,000 people called on the Scottish parliament for a cycle-friendly Scotland. What we thought would be a one-off event is now scheduled again for 26 April 2014. Much has …

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Hynes left frustrated by Bedford defeat against London Scottish

Bedford let London Scottish get the better of them on Sunday as they earned a 19-15 victory in Richmond – and Blues forwards coach Martin Hynes spoke of his continued frustration with his side's season. The IPA Championship clash didn't do the …

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Carwyn Jones issues Scottish independence warning tweets over UK …

But Mr Jones' plea for that the campaign for a No vote be dominated by English voices came as the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, travelled to Glasgow to warn that a Yes vote in the referendum risked thousands of Scottish defence jobs – and warned …

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Britain's Got Talent contender fled to Scotland to escape …

A BEAUTIFUL young music graduate breaks down in tears on Britain's Got Talent as it is revealed she fled to Scotland to escape the school bullies in her English town. … Find us on Facebook · Follow us on Twitter · Check us on Google+ · Subscribe to our rss feed. TODAY'S PAPER. todays-paper. Tuesday, […]

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Two brothers from Surrey made tartan a symbol of Scotland …

TWO brothers from Surrey had a nerve when they came to Scotland in the 19th century – they showed us how to wear the kilt. But at least they did it … Newspaper round-up: Ukraine crisis escalates, monster rats and statins.

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Dancing to UKIP's tune – Newsnet Scotland

Scottish News, News Scotland – Politics, Referendum, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish. … Scotland is the part of Britain they have yet to make a real impact on yet. We have to …

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Workers and service personnel from Faslane Naval Base consider what would …

Faslane Naval Base, currently home to the United Kingdom's nuclear submarines, would be transformed into the base of the Scottish Navy, but many doubt that current levels of staffing at the base where around 6,500 personnel work, could be maintained.

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Scottish independence: Carmichael promises more power for isles

Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael has promised to deliver greater powers for the Northern and Western Isles. The Orkney and Shetland MP said government from Edinburgh had been "just as bad and just as dangerous" for the islands "as it is from …

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Scottish independence: Claims women are 'more sceptical'

Women are more sceptical about Scottish independence because they favour "head-over-heart" arguments and are better at spotting "bluff", it has been claimed. The comments came from Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael and ex-Labour MP Brian Wilson.

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Scottish independence: Labour unveils five-point pledge as battle for women's …

Promises to extend free childcare, expose unequal pay and expand the proportion of women on boards of public bodies were unveiled by Margaret Curran MP, the shadow Scottish secretary. The move follows Alex Salmond's unexpected promotion of two …

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Scottish word of the week: Dour

The word has Scottish origins too, coming from the Gaelic word dúr. Sullen, dull, grim are among many English synonyms for dour, and a quick glance outside the window on most mornings would confirm the weather often fits the term rather too well.

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'SHOWCASING SCOTLAND – A Land of Food and Drink …

'SHOWCASING SCOTLAND – A Land of Food and Drink'. Our fabulous food and drink will be central to a host of events in 2014 and the SHOWCASING SCOTLAND event offers you the opportunity to meet key buyers (retail and foodservice) from both the UK and key international markets. … + Scotland Food & Drink news; […]

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Scots Restaurants in Line for Good Food Award – Scotland …

Scots Restaurants in Line for Good Food Award. Four Scottish restaurants have been shortlisted as front-runners for the Good Food Guide readers' restaurant of the year awards. … + Scotland Food & Drink news; Sectors.

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Young Scot Awards return to celebrate the work of Scottish youth in 2014

"It definitely makes me proud to be Scottish. It is very humbling. "It is just so inspirational when you're in that room and you hear all these amazing stories and what makes it even better is that it is young Scots that are making these stories happen …

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ScotRail pledges to help fans get to Scottish Cup Final

The issue also made it to the Scottish Parliament and was raised with transport minister Keith Brown. Although The Courier understands the engineering works will still go ahead, ScotRail is making efforts to get fans to the match on time. A spokesman …

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Rise in Scottish house prices shows 'sustained growth'

House prices have risen for the sixth month in a row, with the cost of the average home now exceeding £160,000, a survey shows. New figures show that the average price of a house in Scotland rose by 3.6% in the past year. An increase in first-time …

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Lydon signs deal as London Scottish seek recruits

London Scottish have pulled off a major coup by securing the services of Stade Francais youngster Peter Lydon on a one-year contract, and chief executive Kenny Baillie has hinted that he could be joined by more big-name signings. Utility back Lydon, 21 …

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Scottish independence: Salmond would back tax cuts

ALEX Salmond backed tax cuts for big business in an independent Scotland, but failed to guarantee a living wage for all workers, as he addressed the Scottish Trades Union Congress yesterday. The First Minister told STUC delegates that the SNP's plan to …

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Battle over Scottish independence slightly tightens in new poll

The Scottish National Party (SNP), which runs Scotland's devolved parliament, says that ending the 307-year tie to England to become independent will give Scotland the power to make its own decisions rather than be run by politicians in London. The …

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Scottish independence poll shows gap narrowing

The survey of 988 Scottish adults by TNS showed a slight tightening between the two positions when compared with a similar poll it conducted last month, which found a 28 per cent Yes vote and 42 per cent for No. The results of today's poll revealed …

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First Sea Lord warns on Scottish independence

A vote for Scottish independence would strike at the “very heart” of Britain's maritime defence forces, the UK First Sea Lord has said, in the first intervention on the referendum debate by a serving military chief. Admiral Sir George Zambellas said on …

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Football Results for Scottish First Division for Tuesday 15th …

… Football Live in · Home » Football Results for Scottish First Division for Tuesday 15th April 2014 … Tagged with: Scottish First Division. 20:45 Raith Rvs (3-2) … goalpost.tv is the foremost on Results , Fixtures and News.

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Scottish Independence Would Strike At 'Very Heart' Of Military, Royal Navy …

The UK's shared defence forces provide the "security and peace of mind" which underpin almost every area of the debate on Scottish independence, defence secretary Philip Hammond has said. A Yes vote in September would also result in "long and …

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Paolo Nutini DANCES his way out of BBC interview

… rocker Paolo Nutini jigged his way across MediaCityUK after appearing on BBC Breakfast. Paolo Nutini at MediaCityUK. Scottish rocker Paolo Nutini was funking our lives up – as he DANCED across MediaCityUK following an appearance on BBC Breakfast.

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Report: Scottish independence TV debate

The latest in a series of BBC Scotland television debate, ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, comes from Kirkwall in Orkney. On the panel: Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael, Scottish Youth Employment Minister Angela Constance, Former …

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Awards from the WOC 2015 Elite Fund – Scottish Orienteering

Scottish Orienteering is pleased to announce awards from the WOC 2015 Elite Fund to ten Scottish athletes. The following individuals will be supported over the next year as they train and compete for selection in WOC 2015.

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Admiral's warning over Scottish independence

The First Sea Lord has claimed the “very heart” of Britain's maritime defence forces would be damaged by Scottish independence. Admiral Sir George Zambellas insisted the nations that remained in the UK would adapt and cope eventually but he said …

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Scottish independence: Hammond says Yes vote risks Scottish defence jobs

Mr Hammond said UK governments had always sought to build ships in the UK but in the future that may change: "That policy and the Royal Navy's scale delivers billions pounds of investment and sustains thousands of Scottish jobs, directly and indirectly.

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Golfer Ffion,11, lifts cup at Scottish tournament

The 11-year-old, from Tonyrefail, clinched the Murray Donald & Caithness NETT Cup at the Scottish Girls Under-16 Championships at Strathmore Golf Club in Blairgowrie, Perth. Fearless Ffion carded a fantastic eight under par 136 over the two rounds …

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Defence chiefs warn against Scottish independence

Defence chiefs warn against Scottish independence. Thousands of defence jobs will be at risk if Scotland votes for independence, according to Defence Secretary Philip Hammond. Admiral Sir George Zambellas also said combined defences would be …

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Scottish independence: Salmond says defence is a matter of co-operation

… on many aspects of defence procurement and it will be in their interest to co-operate with us". The first minister was responding to an earlier claim by UK Defence Minister Philip Hammond that a "Yes" vote would risk thousands of Scottish defence jobs.

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Navy chief: Scottish independence would mean a 'less efficient' Navy

Navy chief: Scottish independence would mean a 'less efficient' Navy. First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sir George Zambellas says Scottish independence would weaken the effectiveness of Britain's maritime defence forces. 10:46AM BST 15 …

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Labour offers Scottish women incentives to resist independence

Labour has promised Scottish women better childcare, higher pay and equal representation on the boards of public bodies to counter nationalist efforts to increase female support for independence. “The best future for Scottish women is inside the United …

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