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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

Tributes paid after death of Preston, 7

Tributes have been paid to a tragic youngster who died in hospital yesterday after suffering severe burns when a prank went wrong.
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Published: 23/04/2014

999 closures ‘put lives at risk’

The royal family and offshore workers could be put at risk by the closure of Aberdeen police and fire control rooms, a former worker has claimed.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Road protesters set to hold strategy meeting

A campaign against a major road-building scheme in Elgin has stepped up a gear.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Woman, 73, in hospital after handbag snatch

A pensioner broke her hip when she was mugged in broad daylight in an Aberdeen street.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Climbers warned to stay safe on slopes

Climbers are being warned to remain vigilant for snow hazards on the Highland mountains as rising temperatures cause new dangers.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Were turbines behind power cut?

More questions have been raised about a possible link between wind energy and the major power cut which blacked out more than 200,000 properties across the north last week.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Frustration over lack of progress in probe into raptor poisonings

A farmer has admitted he is frustrated with the lack of results from the investigation into raptor deaths in the Black Isle.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Couple’s plan to build two houses sparks huge protest

Plans to build two homes in a secluded Nairnshire glen have sparked a flood of objections from local residents.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Runway runners will raise charity cash

An exclusive night-time running event will take off at Inverness Airport this summer.
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Published: 22/04/2014
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