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Editor Eric Farquharson – ex-managing director of the Aberdeen Independent which in its 12-year existence was named free newspaper of the year eight times by the Scottish Newspaper Society – has a team of six copywriters and three graphic designers.

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Football – Greek league recruits Scottish former referee Dallas

… refereeing in 2005 having officiated at two World Cups (1998 and 2002), the 1996 Olympic Games, the 1999 UEFA Cup final and several Champions League matches. From June 2009 to November 2010 he was head of referee development at the Scottish …

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Charles views rural life and art « Shropshire Star

It is the latest in a series of Scottish engagements for Charles this month, which began with a special concert by Jools Holland at the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival on August 21. … More UK News Articles. more stories …

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Swinney Yes vote message for firms « Shropshire Star

Speaking before the visit, he said: "The success of Scotmas reflects Scotland's annual growth in manufactured exports – the fastest seen since 2008. This is good news for Scottish businesses and the wider Scottish economy.

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Challenges for business in Scottish independence, says Barclays

A vote for Scottish independence in September's referendum could have a modestly negative impact on the UK stock market, according to a report from Barclays. The bank says independence would present several companies with significant challenges, …

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Scottish Bake Off contestant hopes to inspire a revival of traditional skills

Though he did not initially follow in the footsteps of his baker father, instead joining the merchant navy, the 67-year-old is now on a mission to revive those skills of Scottish traditional baking that are in danger of dying out. Among his favourite …

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Hoy: Athletes 'blown away' by Games « Shropshire Star

The Times newspaper's Scottish editor Angus Macleod said: "We stand by this story 100%. We have utter confidence in this story." Scottish Olympian Sir Chris Hoy, the most decorated Olympic cyclist of all time, said he had not …

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Scottish Fishermen to Highlight Issues of Concern to UK …

SCOTLAND, UK – Scottish fishermen will highlight key issues of concern for the catching sector when they meet with UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice in the ports of Peterhead and Fraserburgh this Thursday (24 July). … On catching opportunity for 2015, there is some good news in that key stocks such as North Sea haddock […]

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Bute MP seeks RET clarity from Scottish Government

A spokesperson for Mr Brown replied: “This is sheer hypocrisy from the Lib Dems who did nothing for ferry fares during their eight years in office in Scotland and who are presently overseeing massive increases in fuel costs, as well as imposing cuts to …

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Scottish independence: Mums for Change launched

“The other path is with a Yes vote that will safeguard the gains of the Scottish Parliament such as free personal care and the ending of prescription charges. We can also protect our NHS in a written constitution, declaring that it remains free and …

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Edinburgh University study shows 94,000 Scots involved …

NyasaTimes Online is Malawi\'s award winning quality news source on the web offering breaking news and in-depth, analytical features,national, business, sports, political, columns, health, agriculture news from Malawi and Africa. … The University of Edinburgh has published a new report looking at the scale and impact of the 155 special friendship between Scotland and Malawi. […]

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Loch Ness monster-shaped pedalo tackles Scottish waters

A monster-shaped pedalo built in Southampton is due to navigate the coast of Scotland. Four friends are hoping to raise more than £250,000 for charity through a three-week trip. Ed Foster, Nico and Natasha Kirby and Sholto Morgan will attempt to pedal …

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Scottish forestry encouraged as timber market booms

Landowners in Scotland should consider planting productive forests as demand for good quality timber increases and pressure builds for the diversification of land use, according to Bidwells. Timber production in Scotland has increased six-fold since …

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Scottish swimming pair reflect on … – STV Sport

Scottish swimming pair reflect on Commonwealth Games success. Ross Murdoch and Dan Wallace hope to kick on from their medal glory in the pool at Glasgow 2014.

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Etko grabs historic Scottish bronze

The gym owner from Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire, recovered to see off Malta's Adam Vella to claim repechage bronze – and with it become the first Scottish wrestler to stand on the Commonwealth Games podium since Calum McNeil and Graeme English in …

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Greek league recruits Scottish former referee Dallas

ATHENS (Reuters) – Former referee Hugh Dallas has been appointed as the head referee of the Greek Super League, the Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) said in a statement on Wednesday. The 56-year-old Scot earned the position by a majority vote of …

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£1m investment helps Scottish distillery go green

“I am very pleased that we have been able to make another investment at a Scottish distillery, just a few weeks after we announced that we were making £5 million available to fund these investments,” said Rob Cormie, group operations director at the UK …

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Lawell and Topping appointed to SFA main board

THE SCOTTISH FA can confirm that both Peter Lawwell, the Celtic Chief Executive, and Ralph Topping, the Scottish Professional Football League Chairman, have been appointed to the main Board of the Scottish FA after nomination by the Professional …

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Lawwell appointed to Scottish FA's main board

Stewart Regan, Scottish FA Chief Executive: "We are delighted to welcome Ralph back to the main Board, having already benefitted from Peter's wealth of experience in the past year. I am sure both will play key roles as we enter the next phase of our …

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Scottish Government donates £500000 to help people of Gaza

"The Scottish Government has already made clear to the UK Government that we stand ready to help where we can and we have offered medical treatment in the Scottish NHS for those who would benefit from that, as well as offering to house refugees from …

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Marine Protected Areas doubled to tackle Scotland's sealife …

Calum Duncan, Convenor of Scottish Environment LINK's marine taskforce and Marine Conservation Society, Scotland programme manager said: 'These new Marine Protected Areas are very welcome news for sealife and …

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Scottish Independence Poll Shows Scots In America More Opposed To Yes Vote

"Large numbers of the respondents also want more powers for the Scottish Parliament, but as the referendum debate has developed, more and more people in Scotland have come to realise that the only way to achieve a meaningful package of powers – that …

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Scottish independence: Remember 2014, the last golden summer of the old Britain

Looking back from 2024 at that last golden summer of the old Britain, it all still seems hard to believe. How did the country's rulers not see what was about to happen? How did such an articulate and sensible people as the British let such a thing …

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Lawwell appointed to Scottish FA's main board

Stewart Regan, Scottish FA Chief Executive: "We are delighted to welcome Ralph back to the main Board, having already benefitted from Peter's wealth of experience in the past year. I am sure both will play key roles as we enter the next phase of our …

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Scottish Government announces £500k aid for Gaza and urges Westminster to …

"There is also increasing evidence that the humanitarian situation is continuing to deteriorate and that is why the Scottish Government is providing £500,000 funding to help the United Nations provide the water, food, shelter and medical assistance …

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Colorado State University author to speak at prestigious …

Colorado State University author to speak at prestigious Scottish book festival. A Colorado State University education professor and author of teen fiction will speak at the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival in …

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Former Derby County striker Callum Ball joins Scottish club St Mirren

FORMER Derby County striker Callum Ball has signed for Scottish club St Mirren on a one-year deal, with the option of a further year. The 21-year-old scored five goals in two trial games with the Buddies. Ball was released by Derby at the end of last …

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Scottish Amateur Championship: Andy Collier swaps goalie gloves for golfclubs

Making his debut in the Scottish Amateur at Downfield this week, the Glenrothes player defeated Scott Graham (Arbroath Artisans) at the first extra hole of their first-round tie. “Basically, I couldn't play any more after I was diagnosed, even though …

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BPI joins with Scottish Music Industry Association to host free seminar

The BPI has joined forces with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) to host a free one-day training seminar for music companies in Glasgow on Thursday, August 21. The first half of the event – which will be for BPI and SMIA members only – is …

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Tuck into Scottish platefuls beyond your Wildest Drams

There's certainly a Scottish theme running through the heart of the menu at Wildest Drams restaurant in the High Street. Opening in the space of the former Real Rajput Indian restaurant, the new owners have revamped the space creating a bar and …

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Thousands enjoy a great day at Scottish Pipe Band Championships in Dumbarton

OVER 20,000 people including visitors from as far afield as America, China and Australia attended this year's Scottish Pipe Band Championships in Dumbarton. Competing at the free event hosted by West Dunbartonshire Council were 111 bands and 45 …

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Alex Salmond accused of a 'huge deception' over his plans for a currency union …

They went on to warn that in these circumstances continuing to issue Scottish bank notes "could be difficult", adding: "Today's system works because people regard these as equivalent to Bank of England notes, but after independence the Bank of England …

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Scottish independence could have significant consequences for the value of …

"On the other hand, the following companies could experience a beneficial impact from Scottish independence: easyJet, Ryanair and IAG, as a result of the Scottish Government's commitment to halve air passenger duty, and London-based property …

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Scottish law firms knocked off Clydesdale Bank panel

Scottish law firms knocked off Clydesdale Bank panel. Wednesday 30 July 2014. A GROUP of Scottish law firms are among those which have missed out on potentially lucrative financial services work after Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank culled their …

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INDYREF: Scots culture takes centrestage at Yestival Dundee

It has been organised to "celebrate the popular aspects of Scottish culture and the undiscovered parts too," and similar events have been taking place, or will take place, all over the country. Dundee mutli-instrumentalist Esperi, bestselling author …

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