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Evening Telegraph

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:52:55 +0000
Tay Road Bridge tells folk to ‘bear with us’ over lift issue
Tay Road Bridge has apologised after a recent spate of lift malfunctions.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:16:30 +0000
REVEALED: Dundee V&A opening date announced
V&A Dundee, Scotland’s first design museum, will open to the public in the autumn.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:06:05 +0000
Shock as riot cops with shields carry out drugs swoop on separate Dundee flats
Police descended on to two blocks of flats in Coldside during drug warrant operations carried out in the city.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:04:29 +0000
Man seen lying on Dundee footpath after collision with van
A man was taken to Ninewells Hospital following a collision involving a van on Glamis Road.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:03:59 +0000
Dundee OAP says assault thug ‘is scum’ after taking a year to recover from attack
An army veteran who was left with broken ribs and a collapsed lung during a violent assault has branded his attacker “scum”, as the thug faces jail.

Herald Scotland

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Call for universities to fast-track bright pupils into the second year of degree courses
PUPILS who complete Advanced Highers should be fast-tracked straight into the second year of a university degree course, according to Scotland’s fair access commissioner.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
Alison Rowat: Is bad weather turning Scotland into a snowflake nation?
HERE is a tale of two winter wonderlands. One is coping admirably with cold weather, the other risks being seen as a snowflake. The first stop on our tour is the Yakutia region in Russia. Living 3000 miles east of Moscow, its population of Yakuts ...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:00:00 +0000
RBS memo bombshell: "Sometimes you need to let customers hang themselves"
AN internal memo urging Royal Bank of Scotland workers to "let customers hang themselves" has been published ahead of a parliamentary probe into the institution.

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:09:15 +0000
The Commons touch irks Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers
In terms of an expansive chin-wag, this was not quite the Frost and Nixon interviews. It was decidedly frosty mind you and the slim pickings the football writers winkled from Brendan Rodgers must have had their respective sports editors threatening t...

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 04:30:00 +0000
Video: Scots churches could solve riddle of missing Finnish religion teacher
CHURCHES and other religious establishments could hold the key to the whereabouts of a Finnish woman who vanished in Edinburgh after it emerged she mysteriously left her job as a religious education teacher.

Inverness Courier

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:30:00 GMT
New city bar raising cash for Highland Hospice
A CITY bar is on a mission to raise thousands of pounds for Highland Hospice by asking customers to donate money rather than pay for their food. The fundraiser will take place at the recently-opened Revolution

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT
NHS Highland forced to pay £6m in lawsuits in five years
NHS medical blunders in Highland cost taxpayers almost £6 million in lawsuits over the past five years. The revelation coincides with the most intense pressures on health services for years due to the

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:00:00 GMT
A new beacon of hope to rise from the ashes
LENNY Robertson was abroad on holiday when a fire engulfed the Culloden Court Care Home at Smithton. "My daughter telephoned me and, from what I heard, the whole community came together that night," recalled

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:00:00 GMT
Mum living in fear after difficulties with taxi access
A MOTHER confined to an electric wheelchair is terrified that she will not be able to get an accessible taxi to be with her daughters if they take ill in the night. Diane Ramage (49) of Kinmylies, Inverness

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Extra summer flights to give economy a lift
THE Inverness air link with Amsterdam is to get bigger aircraft this summer due to its surging popularity. The move has been welcomed by local business leaders as a major boost for the city who say it

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