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Survey reveals support for a ‘soft’ opt-out organ donation system

Two thirds of people support a ‘soft’ opt-out organ donation system, a new survey has revealed.

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Ann and Jim McQuire of Abronhill, who died in the Tunisia terror attack

Tunisia inquest clears travel operators of neglect

The inquest into the death of British holidaymakers killed in the 2015 Tunisia beach massacre has refused to rule that neglect was involved.

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Cat owners across Scotland are being asked to help protect the Scottish wildcat.

‘Supercats’ can help protect the Scottish wildcat

Cat owners across Scotland are being asked to help protect a highly endangered native species, the Scottish wildcat.

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With little variation across the country, it only the  Scots who will be broadening their pancake palette and experimenting with a variety of toppings.

Top that – Scots are the most adventurous on Pancake Day

On this Shrove Tuesday, Brits aren’t expected to be particularly adventurous when it comes to pancakes with nearly half (43 per cent) opting for the classic lemon and sugar topping ...

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Officers from Police Scotland are to visit farms and agricultural suppliers across the country to warn of the dangers which illegal and counterfeit pesticides pose to the integrity of the food chain, and to peoples health.

Police warning about the dangers of illegal pesticides

Officers from Police Scotland are to visit farms and agricultural suppliers across the country to warn of the dangers which illegal and counterfeit pesticides pose to the integrity of the food chain, and to peoples’ health.

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How will you be having yours? Why not try some yummy chocolate sauce? Copyright digipam/Flickr

12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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Kilsyth attack horror

Kilsyth attack horror

A 30-year old woman has been arrested in Kilsyth after allegedly mounting a random attack on another female on Friday.

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A sea of yellow ready to walk through Glasgow to raise money for the Cancer Charity.   Photograph by Alan Peebles

Charity pledges £14 million to fight cancer

As it marks its third anniversary Beatson Cancer Charity, one of Scotland’s leading cancer charities, has confirmed that in its first three years it has pledged over £14 million in its determination to beat cancer.

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View are being sought as part of Police Scotlands public consultation.

Public consulted on future of Police Scotland

People across Scotland are being invited to contribute their views on the futre direction of the police force.

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Cumbernauld Colts went down despite taking an early lead against Vale of Leithen

Cumbernauld Colts 1 Vale of Leithen 3: Colts go down again

Cumbernauld Colts suffered another disappointing defeat as they went down 3-1 at home to Vale of Leithen on Saturday.

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The new Fairtrade film shows the condensed journey of our produce  from the beginning of the supply chain, where workers toil away in rough conditions, directly to the end of the journey, where we bring the produce into our homes.

New Fairtrade film challenges Scots not to feed exploitation

New research published shows that an impressive 84 per cent of Scotland’s residents drink tea or coffee at break time, but one in five (21 per cent) “never think” about who produces their food and drink.

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DVLA is reminding motorists that there is just over one month to go until new vehicle tax rates come into force for all cars and some motor homes that are first registered from April 1, 2017.

New vehicle tax rates to be introduced

DVLA is reminding motorists that there is just over one month to go until new vehicle tax rates come into force for all cars and some motor homes that are first registered from April 1, 2017.

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Cumbernauld woodland search update

Cumbernauld woodland search update

A police operation conducted in Westerwood over the weekend is part of a search being conducted by officers from outwith Cumbernauld, it has emerged.

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Looks an ideal place to have a break from lthe stress of everyday life - but are you at risk of a tourism scam?

Tourist scams are costing holidaymakers hundreds

New research has revealed the most widely known tourist scams and the shocking monetary value of ‘holiday mishaps’

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Barry Ferguson resigned after Saturday's defeat at Annan

Annan Athletic 1 Clyde 0: End of the road for Ferguson

Barry Ferguson’s reign as Clyde manager ended with a 1-0 defeat at Annan on Saturday’s - the Bully Wee’s eighth loss in 10 League Two games.

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Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

Curtis channels Ol’ Blue Eyes

The timeless cool of Frank Sinatra met the robust swing of the Count Basie Orchestra on the classic album, ‘Sinatra at the Sands’ and it has remained a beloved classic ever since, the perfect marriage of old-school pop and big band jazz.

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Barry Ferguson resigned as Clyde boss after a run of eight defeats in 10 games

Barry Ferguson quits as Clyde manager

Barry Ferguson has quit as manager of Clyde after almost three years in charge.

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Police in mystery Westerwood hunt

Police in mystery Westerwood hunt

Police have taped off an area of woodland around St Andrew’s Drive in Cumbernauld’s Westerwood, and are involved in what is described as “a proactive investigation”.

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Marvel-lous new film hit for Cumbernauld

Marvel-lous new film hit for Cumbernauld

Cumbernauld’s Wardpark film studios are today reportedly set to follow “Outlander” with an even bigger booking – for The Avengers.

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Statue of Peter Pan in Kirriemuir, the birthplace of author JM Barrie.

From page to place

From Rob Roy to Long John Silver, Peter Pan to Harry Potter, Scotland’s landscapes, history and passionate people have helped breathe life into some of the world’s best-loved literary heroes.

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