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MSPs to hear why Airdrie Savings Bank decided to close

MSPs are set to hear evidence from the chief executive of Airdrie Savings Bank on the local independent's decision to close its doors.

Members of the economy, jobs and fair work committee will hear more details from Rod Ashley on the executive team's decision to voluntarily run down ...

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'This place is a f**king s**thole': Joey Essex SWEARS in awkward This Morning technical error

Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were forced to apologise on This Morning as a technical fault meant Joey Essex was heard turning the air blue.

The ITV daytime show presenters were talking to Gino D’Campo, following a link with Joey Essex.

But they looked VERY awkward as they ...

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Man charged with drug offences following a police search at a Dunning property

A man has been charged with drugs offences following a police operation in Dunning.

A cordon was erected by officers around a house in the Granco area, with locals aware of activity as a search of the property took place.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “We can confirm ...

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Neymar and Barcelona to stand trial over Brazil striker's £48.6m transfer 'scam'

Neymar has lost his final appeal and will stand trial on corruption charges related to his transfer to Barcelona four years ago.

Barcelona , Brazilian club Santos, Neymar's mother Nadine Goncalves and the family company N&N also lost their appeals and will stand trial after a complaint ...

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Perth woman Jennifer Brown fed up of dumping ground behind her Hillyland house

A Perth woman says an overgrown area full of dog waste, discarded toys, bicycles and empty glass bottles behind her Hillyland home is making her life a misery.

Jennifer Brown, of Nimmo Avenue, originally got in touch with the PA in September last year about the unsightly area.

As a ...

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Watch bizarre moment football match is postponed - just as players are ready to kick off

Picture the scene: Thousands of passionate Brazilian football fans building up the pre-match atmosphere inside the stadium with samba rhythms and team chants.

The players of Atlético Paranaense and Coritiba are led out on the pitch by the referees and they all line up with the team ...

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Irvine police launch investigation into schoolgirl 'abduction' reports

Police are investigating reports that a man tried to abduct a schoolgirl this morning.

Now additional officers have been deployed to the Kilwinning area following the incident that took place at Edzell Row, Whitehirst at around 8.55am.

Police also say that the girl was not harmed ...

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Grenade found in Aberdeenshire street sparks alert as locals are evacuated

A grenade has been found in a street in Ballater, causing locals to be evacuated.

Specialist bomb experts from the Explosive Ordance unit rushed to the scene at 3.20pm at a house on Braichlie Road after the device was discovered during building work.

Police insist the situation is ...

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British IS fighter blows himself up during suicide bombing mission in Iraq

A British Islamic State fighter has reportedly carried out a suicide bombing near Mosul in Iraq.

The bomber - named by the group as Abu Zakariya al-Britani - is said to have detonated an explosives-filled vehicle in a village to the south of the city.

The Britani suffix has been used ...

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'Nervous' Melania Trump 'shudders' as husband Donald touches her on the arm during Florida speech

This footage appears to show Melania Trump 'shuddering' as Donald Trump touches her arm mid-speech.

The First Lady was accompanying her husband at a campaign rally at the Orlando-Melbourne International airport in Florida.

Melania, 46, began her speech with a prayer, but it was ...

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Edinburgh is the 21st most expensive city in the world to visit

With an ancient castle, beautiful walks and plenty of shopping to keep you going, it's no wonder that millions of tourists flock to Edinburgh every year.

But according to travel site Hoppa, it is also one of the most costly, coming in at number 21 most expensive cities in the world. ...

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Live football on TV: What channel is showing Sutton United v Arsenal?

There’s another week of action-packed football on the box this week.

From the FA Cup to the Premier League , with the Scottish Premiership and Champions League in between.

And we’ve got where and when you can watch every match. You’re welcome...

Malaga v Las Palmas La ...

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St Cuthbert's Primary attended ‘Authors Live’ event at the BBC studios in Glasgow

Primary four pupils at St Cuthbert’s Primary in Burnbank have been studying the work of famous author Roald Dahl as part of their first social study topic of the year.

This was to coincide with the 100th anniversary of his birth in September, and to also give the launch of the First ...

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Check out amazing M&S checkout operator who makes shopping trip special for restless toddler

A checkout operator at M&S has become an internet hit after letting a restless toddler help him scan his family’s shopping.

Mubarak Ahmed scooped up little Alistair Findlay and the youngster loved watching him put the items through the till.

Mum-of-one Lauren Walker was ready ...

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'Nervous' Melania Trump 'shudders' as husband Donald touches her on the arm during Florida speech

This footage appears to show Melania Trump 'shuddering' as Donald Trump touches her arm mid-speech.

The First Lady was accompanying her husband at a campaign rally at the Orlando-Melbourne International airport in Florida.

Melania, 46, began her speech with a prayer, but it was ...

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Shortlist announced for Director of the Year awards

The Institute of Directors (IoD) in Scotland has announced the shortlist for its forthcoming Director of the Year Awards after a record number of applications.

There are a total of 38 finalists across nine main categories, including Director of the Year in the large, medium and small ...

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Unilever Shares fall after Kraft Heinz abandons £115bn hostile takeover

Shares in Unilever fell 7.2 per cent on Monday following news that US food giant Kraft Heinz had walked away from a proposed $143 billion hostile takeover.

Shares had previously shot up by more than 13 per cent on Friday when news was leaked of a potential Kraft Heinz tie-up.

In a ...

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Rangers begin interviewing candidates for vacant manager and director of football roles

Rangers have started interviews to find a new manager and director of football at Ibrox.

Press Association Sport understands the process had already started but will be stepped up after Sunday's shambolic defeat at Dundee.

And they are planning further meetings with hopeful ...

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Disabled Troon pensioner slams 'hopeless' MyBus service after being plagued by problems booking the publicly-funded coach

A disabled pensioner has slammed the “hopeless” service put on by the publicly-funded MyBus service.

Maureen Newton claims it is being continually used by some people as a free personal taxi - while she cannot even book it to get to church or to help her get out and ...

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Union chief says Dreghorn dump closure was a 'misjudgement'

North Ayrshire Council’s spending on cleaning up fly-tipping has risen over the course of a year.

Now a union chief says the controversial closure of Dreghorn Recycling Centre last year was a “misjudgment which has had negative consequences”.

Figures obtained by GMB ...

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Dalbeattie residents ticked-off over time delay to repair of town clock

A not so timely delay is ticking off Dalbeattie residents.

Contractors called in last year to fix a broken face on the town clock had to turn off the other three working dials of the grand timepiece.

Now residents are still waiting for a replacement part before the tower can strike ...

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