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October 23, 2014, 11:19 am BST

Home of The Kelpies wins civil engineering award

THE world renowned Helix Development in Falkirk has won the Saltire Society 2014 Civil Engineering Award.

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October 23, 2014, 11:19 am BST

World’s End trial: Court hears of DNA link

THERE were possible minor DNA matches between a murder accused and two girls found dead in 1977, a court has heard.

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October 23, 2014, 11:19 am BST

Edinburgh tram and bus collide in city centre

A BUS collided with a tram for the third time in three months yesterday in Edinburgh’s West End.

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October 23, 2014, 11:19 am BST

Edinburgh in top 10 for property investment

SCOTLAND is in prime position to benefit from London’s overheating property market with Edinburgh listed among the top three European cities in which to invest, according to property experts.

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October 23, 2014, 11:19 am BST

Mystery over car driven into Water of Leith

Rescue workers removed a car from the Water of Leith in Edinburgh which had an axe wedged against the accelerator.

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October 22, 2014, 9:45 am BST

Miner jailed over catalogue of sexual abuse

A FORMER miner who subjected three girls to sexual abuse decades ago has been jailed for eight years after a court heard his victims still bear the scars of their ordeals.

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October 22, 2014, 9:45 am BST

Edinburgh University to open New York plaza suite

THE University of Edinburgh is opening a new liaison office in New York City today.

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October 22, 2014, 9:45 am BST

World’s End trial: Girls ‘tied up by two people’

A FORENSIC scientist told the World’s End murder trial yesterday that it was “likely” two teenage girls killed 37 years ago were tied up by different people.

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October 22, 2014, 9:45 am BST

Scots tattoo artist gets Alex Salmond ink on leg

THERE’S no doubt that outgoing First Minister Alex Salmond has made his mark on Scottish politics - and it seems his legacy can be found in more unusual places too.

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October 22, 2014, 9:45 am BST

Driver drove van over closed Forth Road Bridge

A Delivery driver who tried to take his high sided van across the Forth Road Bridge in winds exceeding 80 miles per hour escaped jail after claiming he “didn’t even know he was on the bridge.”

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October 21, 2014, 10:10 am BST

Faslane protesters target Alistair Carmichael’s office

ANTI-NUCLEAR protesters attempted to occupy the offices of the Secretary of State for Scotland today - only to discover he was on holiday.

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October 21, 2014, 10:10 am BST

World’s End trial: Girls were ‘strangled’

TWO teenagers murdered almost 40 years ago were strangled and died from asphyxiation, a court has heard.

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October 21, 2014, 10:10 am BST

West Lothian zoo raises £10k in lions’ den bid

A ZOO hoping to provide a new home for four lions confiscated from a French circus has raised more than £10,000 in just two weeks after launching an appeal to bring the animals to Scotland.

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October 21, 2014, 10:10 am BST

Edinburgh pensioner badly injured in crash

AN ELDERLY woman is in a critical condition in hospital after she was hit by a car.

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October 19, 2014, 5:37 pm BST

Edinburgh tram inquiry could take up two years

THE public inquiry into the £776 million tram project could take as long as two years to deliver, it has been revealed.

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October 19, 2014, 5:37 pm BST

25 years for Midlothian man who murdered wife, son

A “WICKED” man who murdered his wife and toddler son has been jailed for a minimum of 25 years.

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October 18, 2014, 8:51 am BST

‘Golfing elite’ accused of blocking visitor centre

PLANS to build a visitor centre at one of Scotland’s most famous beaches have been rejected over concerns that it would 
offend golfers at St Andrews’ Old Course.

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October 18, 2014, 8:51 am BST

1923 map shows every pub in Old Town Edinburgh

A POSTER-style map of central Edinburgh depicting an alcoholic ‘bog of self-indulgence’ marking with red dots and diamonds the location of every pub and licensed grocers selling booze is one of the highlights of a new book of maps about the city.

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October 17, 2014, 1:56 pm BST

St Andrews plan UK first carbon neutral university

PLANS for Scotland’s oldest university to become the United Kingdom’s first carbon-neutral institution came a step closer this week - when plans for a biomass development at an old paper mill were approved.

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October 18, 2014, 8:51 am BST

Trafficked prostitutes don’t accept they are victims

FOREIGN prostitutes, builders and cannabis-farm workers have been reluctant to identify themselves as victims of human trafficking because they are living “relatively decent” and better-paid lives than they had been.

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