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 2018-09-22 23:03 

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Documentary reveal 'crazy' extent of marine pollution...

A hard-hitting documentary will reveal the horrifying extent of marine plastic pollution around the world and the havoc it is wreaking on nature and the planet....

 2018-09-22 23:01 

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27,000 flock tosee V&A Dundee in its first week...

More than 27,000 members of the public have visited the new V&A Dundee museum in its first week of opening....

 2018-09-22 22:59 

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SNP MP's tribute to Afghan military leader under fire...

An SNP MP who sponsored a Westminster reception to honour the life of a late Afghan military commander, known as the "Lion of Panjshir", has been accused of causing distress to relatives of those allegedly killed by General Ahmad Shah Massoud and ...

 2018-09-22 22:52 

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Committee stacked to back smacking ban, claim opponents...

Plans to outlaw smacking in Scotland are to be scrutinised by a Scottish Parliament committee chaired by the daughter of the MSP behind the ban, it has emerged....

 2018-09-22 22:48 

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Looking glass lorry breaks theatre's fourth wall...

They have staged plays in an airport terminal, on a ferry and in the Glasgow Subway and are now about to take audiences on a lorry round Paisley....

 2018-09-22 22:48 

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Edinburgh gym supplier bids to pump up staff and turnover...

An Edinburgh-based fitness equipment supplier has announced plans to double its turnover and headcount as part of an ambitious expansion, creating more than 50 jobs....

 2018-09-22 22:41 

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Dani Garavelli: Killing Eve heralds new lease of life...

In common with most people I know, my current binge-watch is the gloriously unhinged crime series Killing Eve. For those of you who have not yet discovered it, the drama centres on the weird, obsessive, quasi-erotic relationship between a female MI5/MI6 a...

 2018-09-22 22:35 

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Euan McColm...

In the bizarre alternative reality inhabited by ardent Brexiteers, it was Churchillian stuff....

 2018-09-22 22:26 

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Review: DS7 Crossback...

Since the "media" debut in February of the DS7 Crossback I hadn't seen another. That's not a surprise. While it is visually hard to miss it carries a premium price. The sales graph will be gradual for this parvenu to the playground of "...

 2018-09-22 22:23 

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Ian Murray: 'No deal' is biggest issue Britain faces...

It's been an incredibly tough summer for Labour Party members....

 2018-09-22 22:18 

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John Donnelly: Tourist tax can secure capital's future...

The question of a Transient Visitor Levy (TVL) or "tourist tax" for Scotland's capital has been the subject of much debate in the recent weeks and months. While many opinions have weighed in on the pros and cons, the viewpoints of two critical...

 2018-09-22 22:18 

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Fifty years on, snapshots reveal a bygone Edinburgh...

They are drawn from a treasure trove of images capturing everyday life in Edinburgh half a century ago....

 2018-09-22 22:15 

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Pension preparation: nine ways to avoid a shock when you retire...

Workplace pension reforms have helped get the nation saving for retirement but new figures on how much people are putting in suggest many could be in for a bit of a shock when it comes to funding their lifestyle in later life....

 2018-09-22 22:14 

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James Walker: Don't bury your head in the sand over debt woes...

Are we a nation drowning in debt? Over a fifth of all families have less than 100 savings and 8.3 million people meet the definition of suffering from problem debt. Meanwhile, the National Audit Office recently announced that debt is costing the national ...

 2018-09-22 22:12 

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Put people before party, Murray tells Corbyn...

Jeremy Corbyn today comes under fire from a leading Labour figure who believes the UK leader must do more to prevent a hard Brexit and tackle party in-fighting....

 2018-09-22 22:12 

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Leader: Corbyn should heed call to back People's Vote...

Three years after his election as leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn remains as divisive a figure as ever....

 2018-09-22 22:05 

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How Scotland lit up star Japanese writer's life...

A previously unknown postcard written by Japanese literary legend Soseki Natsume on a trip to Robert Burns' cottage in Ayr has emerged which experts say casts new light on the author's time in the UK....

 2018-09-22 22:04 

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Bill Jamieson: Benighted high street belies web retail trade...

One word sums up the widespread perception of the retail sector torrid. Barely a week passes without news of another high street shop closure and retailers passing into administration. And in the wake of this ragged retreat have come hand-wringing assessm...

 2018-09-22 21:30 

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Queen's Park to consider going professional...

Queen's Park's 151-year-old amateur values of "Ludere Causa Ludendi" to play for the sake of playing are set to come under scrutiny to ensure that they remain a competitive senior side following the news of their enforced move to Lesser Ha...

 2018-09-22 21:30 

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Ryder Cup: Philip Price backs Sergio Garcia to shine in the spotlight...

Welshman who starred in 2002 triumph tells Martin Dempster Europe's off-form men will come good in Paris this week just like he did...

 2018-09-22 21:30 

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Steven Gerrard keen to sign up Rangers' loan quartet permanently...

Steven Gerrard has revealed he is seeking to tie-up four on-loan Rangers players on permanent deals....

 2018-09-22 21:12 

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Keith Russell: I doubt SRU has learned lessons from review...

Keith Russell, the SRU's former head of domestic rugby, fears the governing body has failed to learn lessons from the unfair dismissal case he won against the union....

 2018-09-22 21:09 

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Leinster 31-7 Edinburgh: Pierre Schoeman sent off in Dublin defeat...

Edinburgh lost away to Leinster for the 11th time in a row as Richard Cockerill's side left the RDS empty handed and suffered their third defeat of the season. All of them have come away from home....

 2018-09-22 20:32 

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Morton 1-1 Dunfermline: Lee Robinson howler boosts Ton...

A howler from Dunfermline goalkeeper Lee Robinson handed Morton a draw on Jonatan Johansson's home bow as manager....

 2018-09-22 20:23 

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Ross County 0 - 0 Inverness: 'Scott Fox is best keeper in league'...

Appearances can be deceptive. A scoreless draw after a 17-month cessation of hostilities points to anti-climax. This crackling, energy-filled spectacle was anything but....

 2018-09-22 20:23 

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Falkirk 0 - 2 Dundee United: I have difficult job says Csaba Laszlo...

This encounter was as much about the managers in the dugout as it was the players on the pitch, and it was Dundee United's Csaba Laszlo who finished the happier in his joust with predecessor Ray McKinnon and the circling critics....

 2018-09-22 20:05 

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Edinburgh celebrating after double varsity triumph over St Andrews...

The University of Edinburgh celebrated a double success on Saturday, with their men's and women's teams both defeating the University of St Andrews at BT Murrayfield....

 2018-09-22 19:57 

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Dave Rennie rues 'worst' Glasgow performance against Southern Kings...

It was a chastened Dave Rennie who talked to journalists by conference call after his Glasgow side's 38-28 defeat by Kings in Port Elizabeth....

 2018-09-22 19:30 

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Aberdeen 1-0 Motherwell: James Wilson's flash of quality is the difference...

Everyone at Pittodrie has been salivating at the prospect of what James Wilson would do to opposition defences when he's fully fit, and Manchester United's on-loan striker took just six minutes to justify their excitement....

 2018-09-22 19:29 

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Comcast wins 30bn battle against Fox for control of Sky...

Comcast has won the long-running battle for control of Sky after beating Fox with a 30 billion-plus bid for the broadcaster....

 2018-09-22 19:25 

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Craig Levein left directors' box in bid to lift Hearts tempo...

Craig Levein was back in the dug-out at Tynecastle on Saturday - but only because he was too frustrated sitting in the stand....

 2018-09-22 19:18 

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'I can still turn Dundee around' says Neil McCann amid anger from fans...

Neil McCann says he is still the man to turn Dundee around and will not be seeking assurances over his job from Dens Park chief John Nelms....

 2018-09-22 18:45 

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Dundee 0-3 Hibs: Neil Lennon's side way too sharp for downcast Dundee...

This felt a bit like the football equivalent of rubber-necking as the problems, mishaps and wafer-thin self-belief in this Dundee side all piled up to deliver another bruising defeat and leave under-pressure manager Neil McCann staring into the abyss....

 2018-09-22 18:38 

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Hamilton 3-0 St Mirren: Oran Kearney's honeymoon cut short by Accies...

Confidence is a commodity as fragile as it is valuable, and the belief which coursed through the St Mirren players' veins as they held champions Celtic in manager Oran Kearney's first match in charge nine days ago visibly evaporated here as the af...

 2018-09-22 18:35 

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Hearts 0-0 Livingston: Visitors hold firm as Hearts miss a beat...

Still unbeaten and still top of the table but Hearts allowed their rivals to make up some ground on them as they were held to a goalless draw in front of a frustrated home support....

 2018-09-22 18:34 

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Ex-Hibs midfielder John McGinn scores absolute worldy for Aston Villa...

If you're going to score your first goal for your new club in front of more than 33,000 home fans, you want it to be a bit special......

 2018-09-22 18:34 

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Concern raised over DUP's role in Brexit negotiations...

The Irish Foreign Affairs Minister has expressed concern about the implications of the UK Conservative Party supply and confidence deal with the DUP on Brexit....

 2018-09-22 17:59 

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Southern Kings 38-28 Glasgow: Underdogs stun Warriors...

Perhaps it was the presence of the Springboks' coach Rassie Erasmus in the stands but something inspired the Southern Kings, who morphed from league laughing stock to world beaters in the space of 80 minutes....

 2018-09-22 17:07 

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Rower travelling to America in homemade boat rescued by coastguard...

A rower has been rescued off the coast of Land's End after attempting a solo trip across the Atlantic in a homemade boat....

 2018-09-22 15:46 

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EU leaders urged to 'step back from the abyss' of no-deal Brexit...

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged EU leaders to "step back from the abyss" of a no-deal Brexit and engage with Theresa May's Chequers plan....

 2018-09-22 15:08 

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Labour to resist pressure of committing to second referendum on Brexit...

Labour's leadership is set to resist grassroots pressure to commit to a second referendum on Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has indicated....

 2018-09-22 14:48 

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Anti-nuclear campaigners stage peaceful protest at Faslane...

Hundreds of peace campaigners have gathered at the home of the UK's nuclear deterrent for an international rally....

 2018-09-22 14:18 

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Sir Alex Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since emergency surgery...

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson received a standing ovation after his return to Old Trafford for the first time since having emergency brain surgery in May....

 2018-09-22 14:12 

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The Big Interview: Stobo Castle Health Spa owner Stephen Winyard...

It has welcomed showbiz royalty including Dames Joan Collins and Shirley Bassey, its profits jumped by a third last year to exceed 1 million and this year it celebrates its 40th anniversary. But amid Stobo Castle Health Spa's achievements, managing di...

 2018-09-22 13:55 

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Scotland's weather: 'Four months of snow' unlikely with temperatures set to rise say Met Office...

The Met Office have said that winter temperatures are likely to be warmer than average, despite claims from some that the UK could be braced for four months of snow and the 'coldest winter in a decade'...

 2018-09-22 13:17 

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Navy veterans' shock at being kicked out of Edinburgh Wetherspoons...
 2018-09-22 13:14 

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Team news Hearts v Livingston...

Premiership leaders Hearts go in search of their sixth consecutive win as they welcome Gary Holt's Livingston to Tynecastle this afternoon....

 2018-09-22 13:10 

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EU leaders insist Brexit deal is still possible...

EU leaders have insisted a Brexit deal is still possible following the bitter fall-out from Theresa May's appearance at the Salzburg summit....

 2018-09-22 13:02 

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Andy Murray to bring season to an early close after China tournaments...

Andy Murray will compete in two tournaments in China over the next fortnight before bringing his season to an early close....

 2018-09-22 12:57 

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Labour will resist pressure to back second Brexit referendum...

Labour's leadership is set to resist grassroots pressure to commit to a second referendum on Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has indicated....

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