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Third biker in days dies on north roads

A MAN died yesterday after his motorcycle and a van collided in the Northern Isles.
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Published: 24/04/2014

Care home exposed over fresh failings

WATCHDOGS have uncovered a catalogue of failings at a care home that has been at the centre of a series of scandals.
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Published: 24/04/2014

Anger over cut in city’s beat bobbies

A FRESH row broke out over the new Scottish police force last night amid claims that the number of beat bobbies in Aberdeen has been slashed over the past 12 months.
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Published: 24/04/2014

Brother of copter victim calls for answers

The brother of an offshore worker who died in a North Sea helicopter crash has renewed the call for the aircraft’s operator to be prosecuted.
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Published: 24/04/2014

MacAskill in U-turn over law reforms

Legislation to abolish the need for corroboration in criminal trials is to be delayed in a major U-turn by the Scottish justice secretary.
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Published: 24/04/2014

Three charged after farm thefts swoop

THREE men have been charged after police recovered stolen agricultural equipment worth £80,000 from a farm in Moray.
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Published: 24/04/2014

RAF jet fighter identifies Russian bombers

An RAF jet fighter was scrambled to the north of Scotland yesterday after two Russian military aircraft strayed close to Nato airspace.
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Published: 24/04/2014

‘Scots benefits at risk under home rule’

The UK Government minister driving controversial benefits changes has triggered a fresh dispute by claiming vulnerable Scots would be put at risk by independence.
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Published: 24/04/2014

No quick change for Kirk on gay marriage

Same-sex couples face a lengthy wait before they can get married in Scotland’s national church.
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Published: 24/04/2014

Astronauts finish urgent repair work

Spacewalking astronauts have replaced a broken computer outside the International Space Station.
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Published: 24/04/2014
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