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Boys, 12, suffer 'significant' injuries after substance is thrown at them

Boys, 12, suffer 'significant' injuries after substance is thrown at them

Two 12-year-old boys have suffered burn-type injuries after a substance was thrown at them.

10:15am Thursday 23 March 2017

Checklist: 10 things to do in Scotland this week

Bruce Springsteen

1) Northern Ballet Casanova, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh until Saturday

12:08am Thursday 23 March 2017

Two 12-year-old boys lied about acid attack after playing with chemical substance

Two 12-year-old boys lied about acid attack after playing with chemical substances

An acid attack on two 12-year-old boys has been described as fabricated by police.   Shane Flower and pal Igor had claimed that boys of a similar age in dark clothing had thrown a mystery substance at them which nearly blinded them. 

2:30pm Thursday 23 March 2017

Mc Fadzean Merson

McFADZEAN MERSON Both families are delighted to announce the marriage, by Rev. W. G. Jones, at Kirkmichael Parish Church on 18th March, 2017, of Jaclyn Isabell, daughter of Robert and Dianne, Roan Farm, Kirkmichael, to Alexander George, son of…

2:51am Thursday 23 March 2017

Ken Smith's Diary: Divine intervention; making a note of it; and pitching in

David Strang spotted this doctor when he was on holiday and wanted to check his first name wasn’t Cantbe before deciding whether to consult him.

Divine intervention OUR story about students reminded a Milngavie reader of his time years ago at Glasgow Yoonie when his class handed in essays and their professor reminded them that they should not have got anyone to help them write it. One…

1:02am Thursday 23 March 2017

French giant hits North Sea acquisition trail

Paul Shrieve, left, and Graeme Reid

FRENCH testing and inspection giant Bureau Veritas has underlined its desire to expand in the North Sea after buying an Aberdeen company to help it win more work on facilities like oil and gas platforms.

12:08am Thursday 23 March 2017

Bids to explore for new oilfields underway off the coast of Scotland

Bids to explore for new oilfields underway off the coast of Scotland

FRESH bids to unlock what may be a large oilfields off the coast of Scotland have got underway.

12:07am Thursday 23 March 2017

Kiltane swoops to save Ness stores from administrators

Marta Bot, assistant retail manager at Kiltane (right), and Ness Clothing retail manager Evelyn Rigby.

A BUYER has been found for the high-profile Ness clothing brand and its remaining shops after the owner fell into administration last year, with the deal safeguarding 35 jobs.

12:07am Thursday 23 March 2017

Iain Macwhirter: This is a time to give thanks for the nature of our democracy

Iain Macwhirter

FOLLOWING Nicola Sturgeon’s pre-emptive strike last week, promising a repeat referendum on independence, some commentators claimed to detect an upsurge of ugliness and anger in Scottish politics. There have been claims that society is descending…

12:06am Thursday 23 March 2017

Bidwell sees Scotland fee growth

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THE Scotland division of Bidwells property consultancy has seen fee growth of more than 12 per cent in the year to December 2016.

12:02am Thursday 23 March 2017
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