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  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    THE beleaguered director of children's services in Rotherham, where 1,400 ­children were subjected to sexual exploitation over more than decade, has told MPs "all of us could have done more".

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    MEMBERS of the team building the controversial 137-mile Beauly to Denny powerline are celebrating a significant milestone having completed all 539 tower/pylon foundations in the Scottish Hydro Electric (SHE) Transmission section.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    Rock star Bruce Dickinson is set to take to the skies as a German fighter pilot as part of First World War commemorations.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    PLANS to give urban communities a right to buy land may backfire because of the complexity of the proposed changes to the law, it has been claimed.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    SOME 1.1 million current account customers have switched provider - using a service aimed at taking the fear factor out of moving to a new bank - in the first 11 months since the initiative was launched.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    TWO men who raped a woman on a canal path had earlier attacked a man on a bus.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    A COMMERCIAL port has been put up for sale as part of a council's bid for investment to secure the future of the harbour's operations.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    THE BBC has confirmed it has made further cuts to the number of senior managers it employs, a day after Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said it had to become more efficient.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    Helen Vincent of the National Library of Scotland holds the original manuscript of Sir Walter Scott's classic Waverley, which has gone on display 200 years after it was first published.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    ITALIAN venues hungry for success have received more than 30,000 votes over the past three months by members of the public.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    THE Sun's page three topless pin-ups are "old-fashioned", according to News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    FIREFIGHTERS worked overnight to bring a blaze at a derelict school under control.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    AN investigation into the death of a fisherman who became trapped between a boat and a quay wall has ruled the amount of alcohol he had drunk was partly to blame for the tragedy.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    SHINTY players taking to the field in this year's Camanachd Cup Final will pay tribute to their 1914 winning team and the "lost six" who never returned from the trenches.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    THE Ryder Cup has touched down at the host course, Gleneagles, as final preparations are made for the world famous golf tournament.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    PEOPLE living in the Orkney and Shetland Islands have been named the most polite Twitter users in the UK as they use the least swear words.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    A 17-YEAR-OLD girl died after being struck by a car at a petrol station.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    The BBC has confirmed it has made further cuts to the number of senior managers it employs, a day after Culture Secretary Sajid Javid said it had to become more efficient.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    The Sun's page three topless pin-ups are "old fashioned" according to News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    LAWYERS say extra resources are needed to help speed up Fatal Accident Inquiry investigations to prevent bereaved families from being left in limbo.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    AN oil and gas tycoon has cemented his position as one of Scotland's richest men after making about £270 million from the sale of his business empire.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    A CYCLIST who died in a crash with a car was a father-of-three whose wife had given birth to twins just seven weeks ago.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    A WARDER at Scotland's only all-women's jail was left covered in blood after a high-profile inmate was allegedly attacked by another prisoner, a court has heard.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    A BEST-SELLING author was forced to tell her son's teachers to keep him in at break time because she was worried her former partner planned to snatch him, a court has been told.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    FANS have expressed continuing disquiet about Rangers' finances despite the club winning a bid to appeal against the freezing of half of the £1.2 million it has left in cash.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    APPLE has unveiled the "most personal device" ever created by the brand as it launched its own smartwatch.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    IT is the first original drama commissioned by Scotland's Gaelic television channel -and is broadcast in a language spoken by just tens of thousands of people in its native land.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    BRITAIN is to supply £1.6 million of machine guns and ammunition to Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in northern Iraq as part of a burgeoning international effort to drive back the jihadists.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    NORTHERN Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has issued an "urgent clarification" on the status of so called "comfort letters" sent to Irish republicans on the run in a controversial Government scheme saying they were not wanted by UK police.

  • Wednesday 10 September 2014

    CATHOLIC leaders are to announce a further raft of proposed parish closures and mergers across west and central Scotland in the coming days.