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  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    PLANS to bring high-speed broadband to the Western Isles have been delayed after a ship's crew dropped a £3.6 million cable.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    Shoppers rushing to pick up high-strength vacuum cleaners before an EU ban helped lift retail sales last month.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A woman who resigned as Shaun Wright's deputy when he was refusing to step down as South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner (PCC) has failed to become his interim successor.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A Briton has been killed in a jet ski incident in Greece.The man, believed to have been aged 39 and on his honeymoon, died after the incident in Santorini on Wednesday.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    VICTORIA Beckham has been hailed as the greatest fashion inspiration for UK women.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A STATUE of Clyde, the Commonwealth Games mascot, is to have a new home at a hospital.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A group of "greedy" women have been convicted of masterminding a £21 million get-rich-quick pyramid scheme.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    EUROMILLIONS winner Christine Weir has been caught up in a fresh internet scam, after a hoax email claimed that she was preparing to give away $5 million (£3m) to members of the public.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    THE family of a woman animal keeper mauled to death when a tiger walked through an open door say they still have questions unanswered following the conclusion of an inquest into her death.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    HUNDREDS of "lost" Scottish golf courses have been recorded as part of a new project.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A CHARITY appeal to raise money in the memory of a teenager who was killed after being hit by a car at a petrol station has smashed its target within hours.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    Institutional investors managing £15 trillion of assets have called for an ambitious global climate deal to give them certainty to invest in clean technology.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A new report shows urgent need for new housing in a north Skye community which hopes new jobs are on the way, but where the last affordable homes were built 15 years ago.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    BARMAID Emily Beedham checks out one of the beers on offer at the Craft Beer Rising event which is being held in Glasgow this weekend.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    INTERPOL and Swiss police are studying CCTV footage of the last sighting of the missing Scots academic Fergus McInnes.

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  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    AN ISLAND'S community hub will pay tribute to murdered aid worker David Haines after bosses were inspired by the ideas he brought when he applied to work at the centre.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    FIRE chiefs have warned of the potentially "horrendous consequences" of deliberately setting fires after the second blaze at a disused school in two nights.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    HUMANKIND is continuing to grow and the Earth's population could hit 12 billion by 2100, according to a new prediction by experts.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A stronger dollar and a pound "weakened by the Scottish referendum" have put the brake on falling petrol prices, according to the AA.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    JURORS in the trial of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis, who is accused of indecently assaulting two women and sexually assaulting a third, will today resume deliberating their verdicts.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    PRESENTER Holly Willoughby had a tearful farewell as she bowed out of ITV's This Morning as she heads off on leave awaiting the birth of her third child.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A man has died following an early morning crash.George Nutman, 25, from Kirkcaldy crashed on Largo Road in Leven, Fife.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A LATVIAN builder being sought by police in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross is a convicted murderer.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A PRIEST has claimed a crisis in the Catholic church provoked him to release a controversial book that included allegations of a gay mafia in the priesthood.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    ONE of Scotland's premier race meetings got off to a flying start with racegoers cheering home Moonlightnavigator in the opening race at Ayr yesterday.Lynn McLaughlin, from Newton Mearns, and Sylvia Reid, Kirstine Gilmour and Nicola Hynd, all from Ayrshire, watched jockey Phillip Makin ride the favourite to victory in the Stallions Studs Novice Stakes at odds of 13/8.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    TWO men who died in a helicopter crash off the East Yorkshire coast have been named by the police.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A motorcyclist who died following a collision with a 4x4 vehicle has been named by police.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    A vast majority of the first councils to declare showed voters rejecting independence.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    The Royal and Ancient Golf Club has voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history, in a move widely welcomed as a step towards equality in sport.