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Scottish fishing industry could be ‘Brexit bargaining chip’

Scotland’s fishing industry fears it could be used as a bargaining chip as ministers negotiate the UK’s exit from the European Union.

ScotRail is looking south for more stock. Picture: Ian Georgeson

ScotRail to draft in more trains to cut overcrowding

ScotRail is hoping to ease its acute overcrowding by drafting in more trains from south of the border.

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Broadcaster Robbie Shepherd stood down from presenting 'Take The Floor' on Radio Scotland in September.

Robbie Shepherd honoured at Scots Trad Music Awards

Robbie Shepherd, one of the most distinctive voices in Scottish broadcasting for more than three decades, was given a special honour at the nation’s annual “trad music” Oscars.
14-year-old Karen Duguid was killed in the incident. Picture; police handout

14-year-old girl killed after car submerged following crash

A 14-year-old has died in hospital following a road traffic accident near to the Mains of Arnage, Ellon, at around 6.20pm on Friday.

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The Clydesdale Bank tower opened by Princess Diana and Prince Charles at the Glasgow Garden Festival in April 1988.

The Glasgow Garden Festival: A true legacy or a glorious failure?

For many the Glasgow Garden Festival is fondly remembered for the Coca-Cola Roller roller coaster, new developments in the city and a turning point in the history of Glasgow, but did the Festival really have a lasting legacy?

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The incident took place in the Grampian Road area of the town. Picture; Google maps

Two men charged following Aviemore ‘30-person’ nightclub brawl

Two men, aged 21 and 23, have been charged following a nightclub brawl involving 30 people in Aviemore.

Could you be the next Paul Brannigan? Picture: John Devlin

Film company search for Lothians talent for new Ken Loach film

Could you be the next big Scottish film star?

The men were detained at addresses in Livingston, Bathgate and Salford in Manchester. Picture: John Devlin

Four men arrested in West Lothian human trafficking operation

Four men have been charged following an operation to tackle human trafficking and serious organised crime.

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Police have arrested two women over the death of a woman in South Ayrshire. Picture: John Devlin

Two women arrested in connection with death of Troon woman

Two women have been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in South Ayrshire.

The girl was in a car that left the road near Ellon. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Girl, 14, fighting for life in Aberdeenshire car crash

A 14-year-old girl is in a critical condition in hospital following a serious road crash in Aberdeenshire.

Heinrich Steinmeyer in his SS uniform. Picture: SWNS

WWII German POW leaves nearly £400k to ‘kind’ village of Comrie

A former German prisoner of war has left nearly £400,000 to a small Scottish village for the kindness shown to him during his captivity.

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The KLM became unwell as the flight taxied towards the runway. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

KLM pilot suffers heart attack on runway at Glasgow Airport

A pilot suffered a heart attack as he taxied to the runway at Glasgow Airport.

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Kiefer Sutherland is the grandson of Thomas Clement Douglas.

Kiefer Sutherland thanks Falkirk for family statue

A Hollywood star has thanked all those involved in siting a statue to his grandfather at a Falkirk landmark – and has promised to visit soon.

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Laura Vesterinen-Maury.

Antoine Maury’s mother thanks searchers as body is found

THE devastated mother of student Antoine Maury has thanked those who helped in the search after a body was discovered.

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The incident happened at Dunnet Head near Thurso. Picture: Public Domain Pictures

Body of a woman recovered at Dunnet Head near Thurso

Emergency services have recovered the body of a woman close to the view point at Dunnet Head, Caithness.

Mary Slessor , from Dundee, a missionary who worked to tackle barbarism against children in south Nigeria. PIC: Centre for the Study of World Christianity,
University of Edinburgh.

Mary Slessor: the Scot who took on 19th Century African tribes

There can be only few who match the selfless bravery of Mary Slessor, born on this day in 1848, who left her jute mill job in Dundee for West Africa and went on to save the lives of numerous children amid the barbarism of 19th Century tribal life.

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New designs aim to improve accessibility and facilities at the park. PIC LDA Design

£20m vision for controversial Aberdeen park unveiled

The £20m vision to overhaul a controversial city centre park in Aberdeen has been revealed.

The letter penned by Fanny Stevenson the day after the author passed away.

Letter describing RL Stevenson's final hours secured for nation

A moving letter describing the final hours of Robert Louis Stevenson has been secured for the nation.
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ScotRail parent firm Abellio UK managing director Dominic Booth celebrates the line's first birthday in September with transport minister Humza Yousaf and ScotRail managing director Phil Verster. Picture: Greg Macvean

Borders Railway fails to meet expected first-year growth

The initial surge in passengers on the Borders Railway was reversed in the second half of its first year, official figures showed today.

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