Jo Inge Berget Boosted by Standard of Scots Game

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Jo Inge Berget boosted by standard of Scots game. JO INGE Berget earned his first Norway cap from a man who was wrongly saddled with a reputation that was long out-dated, so it is no surprise that the Celtic midfielder is happy to give Scottish football the benefit of the doubt, too. -> Read more at The Scotsman

In Pictures: Celtic Ace Virgil Van Dijk Becomes Water Bhoy as Club Take on Ice Bucket Challenge

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In pictures: Celtic ace Virgil van Dijk becomes water Bhoy as club take on ice bucket challenge. THE Dutchman doused Stefan Johansen, Emilio Izaguirre and -> Read more at Daily Record

Adam Eckersley Aims to Emulate Firebrand Roy Keane

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Adam Eckersley aims to emulate firebrand Roy Keane. NEW Hearts defender Adam Eckersley admits he plans to take a leaf out of Roy Keane’s book to ensure the Tynecastle outfit do not let their standards drop... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Ally McCoist Fears for Old Team-mate Gascoinge

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Ally McCoist fears for old team-mate Gascoinge. ALLY McCoist has expressed his deep fears for Paul Gascoigne amid the latest health scare for the troubled former England midfielder... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Dancers Set for Street Championships

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Dancers set for street championships. Competitors from 30 different countries take part in the World Street Championships in Glasgow this weekend. -> Read more at BBC News

Service Following Helicopter Crash

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Service following helicopter crash. A service of dedication is to be held to mark the first anniversary of a helicopter crash off Shetland which claimed four lives. -> Read more at BBC News

Man Found with Serious Injuries Near Longstone

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Man found with serious injuries near Longstone. POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was found with serious injuries in west Edinburgh. -> Read more at Edinburgh Evening News

Norman Murray Steps Down from Petrofac Helm

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Norman Murray steps down from Petrofac helm. NORMAN MURRAY, one of Scotland’s best-known business figures, has stepped down as chairman of energy services giant Petrofac for what the group said were compassionate reasons... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Personal Finance: Raiding Pension a Long-term Risk

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Personal finance: Raiding pension a long-term risk. NEW RULES allowing people to raid their pension pots will offer a popular escape route from financial difficulties for the growing number of people retiring with debts to clear, a report has predicted... -> Read more at The Scotsman

LSE Owner Raising £938m to Fund Frank Russell Deal

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LSE owner raising £938m to fund Frank Russell deal. THE OWNER of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) plans to raise almost £1 billion in a rights issue to help fund the acquisition of a US-based rival... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Strong Homes Market Fuels Growth for Retail Brands

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Strong homes market fuels growth for retail brands. GROWTH in consumer demand for big ticket items fuelled by a strong housing market helped both John Lewis and Aga report buoyant trading yesterday... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Comment: Replacing North Sea Oil

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Comment: Replacing North Sea oil. THIS week’s spat over North Sea oil reserves surely misses the point. Of course the North Sea is a mature field with a limited lifespan... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Customers Vote with Their Feet at Co-op Bank

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Customers vote with their feet at Co-op Bank. THE CO-OPERATIVE Bank lost 38,000 current account holders in the first six months of 2014 amid what the chief executive branded a “hurricane of negative publicity” following the group’s near-collapse last year... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Personal Finance: How to Claim Tax-free Child Care

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Personal finance: How to claim tax-free child care. 1) How much? The UK government has now published details of the new tax-free childcare scheme, announced in the 2013 Budget and set to be introduced during the autumn of 2015... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Richard Griffiths Emerges as Investor in Cupid

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Richard Griffiths emerges as investor in Cupid. CITY FINANCIER Richard Griffiths yesterday emerged as a significant shareholder in Edinburgh dating site business Cupid... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Farming: Green Doesn't Always Mean Go

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Farming: Green doesn't always mean go. THE 2014 harvest may be stop/start, with showers or longer periods of rain breaking up any combining periods but progress is being made with an estimated 40 per cent of grain in Scotland already having been taken... -> Read more at The Scotsman

South Lanarkshire Council Leader Eddie McAvoy Column: We're Reaping Benefits of Quality in Kids' Education

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South Lanarkshire Council leader Eddie McAvoy column: We're reaping benefits of quality in kids' education. An overall pass rate of 77 per cent was achieved across South Lanarkshire for the first time, while at National 4 and National 5 level, the respective pass rates were 88.4 per cent and 83.2 per cent. -> Read more at Hamilton Advertiser

Garage is Best in Scotland

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Garage is best in Scotland. An Uddingston car dealer with an excellent track record for winning awards is celebrating again after being named as Scotland’s best franchised garage for the third time... -> Read more at Motherwell Times

Ukraine Tensions Affect US Stocks

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Ukraine tensions affect US stocks. More tensions in Ukraine have left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading. -> Read more at The Courier

Bowlers Boost Funds for Marie Curie and Beatson

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Bowlers boost funds for Marie Curie and Beatson. A successful coffee morning organised by the ladies’ section at Bishopbriggs Bowling Club has raised vital funds for two cancer charities... -> Read more at Milngavie Herald

Back for One Night Only - Bouncers and Shakers

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Back for one night only - Bouncers and Shakers. Earlier this year Falkland Youth Theatre took to the village hall stage with a modern-day retelling and ambitious merging of two John Godber plays – ‘Bouncers’ and ‘Shakers’. -> Read more at Fife Today

Men Detained in Legal High Crackdown

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Men detained in legal high crackdown. Raids take place in Aberdeen and Peterhead as part of two-week campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of taking "legal highs". -> Read more at BBC News

Rubbish Piles Up in City Centre

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Rubbish piles up in city centre. WITH the curtain coming down on another fantastic Fringe, jaws dropped around one of the city’s busiest streets as mountains of bagged rubbish was seen piling up outside Merchant’s Hall. -> Read more at Edinburgh Evening News

Man Arrested over £100,000 Highlands Cannabis Haul

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Man arrested over £100,000 Highlands cannabis haul. A MAN has been arrested in the Highlands after police seized cannabis worth £100,000... -> Read more at The Scotsman

Peter Capaldi's Grandfather Shot Himself

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Peter Capaldi's grandfather shot himself. PETER Capaldi makes his debut in Doctor Who tonight with a trip to Victorian London but if he was ever tempted to take the Tardis back to 1913 Glasgow, he could find himself in the middle of a real-life drama involving his own grandparents... -> Read more at The Scotsman