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  • Monday 21 July 2014

    People from across Scotland are being invited to join a special service to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War next month.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Instances of illegal stopping on motorway hard shoulders include people picking flowers, renewing their insurance and even trying to sell their car.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    FORMER 'It' girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is giving the shirt off her back to help a Scottish charity.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Seals are taking advantage of offshore wind farms to forage for food, satellite tracking has shown.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Sea trials will soon be conducted to establish whether it is a realistic option to transport highly radioactive material from Dounreay to Sellafield

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Police Scotland should provide details of the service the public can expect to receive when they call the force in a non-emergency situation, says a report.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Almost 30,000 criminals including rapists and burglars "have escaped the justice system" in the London area by being handed a police caution, it has been revealed.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Parents who fail to prevent their daughter being subjected to female genital mutilation will face prosecution under new legislation to be unveiled by the Government at a summit in London.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Around 7.5 million people are not properly registered to vote in Great Britain.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    AN engineering company has been fined £10,000 after admitting failing to ensure the health and safety of its employees after a steel lathe crushed an employee who was relocating it within its Greenock factory.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    MUSICIAN Ricky Ross is the latest star name to be painted by artist Gerard Burns.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A MALE NHS nurse with a cannibalism fetish has been found guilty of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl after sexually grooming her online and promising to behead and eat her.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    REPAIRS to the Scottish Parliament building have cost £13 million since it opened in 2004.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    THE Pope has been asked to bless the foundation stone for a joint Jewish and Catholic school.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A LEADING campaigners against the Megrahi conviction for the Lockerbie bombing has accused the Scottish and UK Governments of hypocrisy for demanding full disclosure from Russia over the flight brought down over Ukraine.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A 73-YEAR-OLD woman who was bitten by a police dog as it searched for a suspect in her garden has died in hospital, police said.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    UK Ministers last night rejected a call for convictions for homosexual acts to be posthumously disregarded.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    PLANS for a new mosque in a Glasgow suburb could pave the way for hundreds of houses to be built on greenbelt land.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A SURGEON who exposed himself to a female passenger during an overnight coach trip from London to Glasgow faces being struck off.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A woman has been charged with causing the death of a motorcyclist who was riding on a stolen bike.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has been measured for a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    THE efforts of people from Asian, African and Caribbean Commonwealth countries in working with the RAF from the First World War to the present day is recognised in a free new exhibition.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    THE only British prime minister to be assassinated was remembered yesterday as Parliament revived the spot near where he was shot.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A woman who sent hundreds of texts, letter and e-mails to bank bosses in a 19-year hate campaign has been detained indefinitely in a secure hospital.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    A ONE-man play which imagines what it would have been like had George Mallory survived his Everest climb is to be staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    UK CONSUMERS are getting a raw deal by paying significantly more for technology products than US shoppers, a watchdog has reported.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Researching the potential impacts of proposed large-scale offshore renewable energy projects on migratory fish is one of the priorities in a strategy to protect salmon in a famous Scottish fishery.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    The Government is urgently considering the possibility of new laws to tackle revenge pornography, justice minister Lord Faulks said yesterday.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Backlogs are still being reduced too slowly more than a year after Home Secretary Theresa May moved to deal with a string of fiascos by bringing immigration back under ministerial control and boosting resources, a public spending watchdog warned.

  • Monday 21 July 2014

    Excavations at a Roman site have revealed the "Pompeii of the north", delighted archaeologists said.