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Great Run to move Edinburgh cross country showpiece event to Stirling

A deal has been struck to save January’s international cross-country event in Scotland, with organisers Great Run poised to agree a three-year deal to move the prestigious event to Stirling.

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Filming has taken place in and around the surreal and mystical Devil's Pulpit at Finnich Glen.

Scotland’s beauty spots to feature in live-action Pokemon movie

A series of Scotland’s most idyllic beauty spots will feature in the first live-action Pokemon film in a major boon for the country’s tourism sector.

Lifestyle
A Ruppell Griffon vultue was one of the two birds killed in the fire at Blair Drummond Safari Park

Fire at Blair Drummond Safari Park kills rare vulture

Two of Scotland’s biggest birds – an endangered vulture and a white tailed eagle – have been killed after a fire tore through their aviaries at a Scottish safari park.

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Jack Crozier from Dunblane whose sister Emma was killed at Dunblane primary speaking outside the US Consulate in Edinburgh

Dunblane massacre relatives join campaign for US gun controls

Relatives of Dunblane massacre victims were among hundreds of people who protested outside the US Consulate in Edinburgh on Saturday as part of a campaign for greater gun control in America.

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Volunteers in Balquhidder dug trenches to lay fibre optic cable for the the community's broadband network

Rural Scottish village broadband network among fastest in UK

It is a beautiful yet remote enclave, where the price of living in one of Scotland’s great wildernesses has long been an internet connection so sluggish that local hoteliers were unable to process bookings and fledgling companies were forced to relocate.

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Lorna Taylor pictured during the Scottish independence referendum. Picture: Getty

SNP member who pursued Tory supporters in van playing indyref music fined

An SNP member who admitted threatening Conservative Party supporters  by "blaring" an independence anthem at them from a white van as they canvassed at the last general election has been fined £500.

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Two men have died after a car came off a motorway and ended up in a field.

Two dead after M9 motorway collision near Stirling

Two men have died after a car came off a motorway and ended up in a field.

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Emergency services are attending the scene.

M9 in Stirling closed after serious road crash

The M9 is closed Eastbound at Junction 9 Bannockburn due to a serious accident.

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The emotional video has survivors addressing the camera. Picture: Dunblane Stands With Parkland

Video: Dunblane survivors send emotional message to Florida pupils

It was a day which changed Scotland forever and a tragedy that those who lived through will never forget.

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Police are appealing for information

Two arrested over Clackmannanshire death

Two men have been arrested following the death of a man in Clackmannanshire.

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Police are investigating a suspicious death in Clackmannanshire

Police launch investigation into suspicious death of man

Police are treating the death of a man as suspicious.

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Electric bikes are due to become widely available in Edinburgh with the launch of a hire scheme this summer. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Alastair Dalton: Prepare for the electric bike revolution

No one is going anywhere fast just now, after the entire Central Belt was properly smothered with snow for the first time in two decades.

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Camilla’s royal cousin jailed after claiming disability benefit

A cousin of the Duchess of Cornwall has been jailed after a sheriff brushed away suggestions any psychiatric condition might be behind his fraud crimes.

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Ladywell Park in Bannockburn, Picture: Google

Boy arrested in connection with rape of 13-year-old girl

A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 13-year-old girl.

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The fire at the property on Murray Place. Picture: Matthew McEwan

Firefighters battle huge blaze in Stirling city centre

Firefighters are battling to contain a blaze in Stirling’s city centre.

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The fund will be used to boost the tech sector in Stirling. Picture: Donald MacDonald

Stirling looks to boost tech growth with ESM investment

The first investment fund of its kind is to be showcased next week in Stirling.

Tech
Satellites will be used to monitor the water quality of lochs, such as Loch Tay. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Satellites to monitor water quality of Scottish lochs

Satellites will be used to monitor the quality of water in Scotland’s lochs as part of a pioneering new project.

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The alleged incident occurred on Wallace Road, Dunblane. Picture: Google Street View

Driver charged after approaching young girl

A man has been charged after a young child was allegedly approached by a driver as she walked along a street in Dunblane.

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The Stirling team observed elephants in Tanzania's northern protected areas. Picture: Contributed

Scots scientists develop monitoring technique to protect elephants

Researchers at a Scottish university have developed an innovative monitoring technique to help protect the world’s elephants.

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A view of Stirling and the castle with snow cover hills in the distance. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Revealed: the most affordale city in Britain - and it’s in Scotland

Stirling has been found to be the most affordable city in the UK, while Perth has seen the biggest improvement in terms of home affordability in Scotland over the last five years, according to a new report.

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