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Derek McInnes seeks glorious end to Aberdeen’s epic season

Whatever the outcome of this afternoon’s Scottish Cup final, Aberdeen will take one honour from this campaign. Today, Derek McInnes’ men will complete the longest season in the history of Scottish club football.

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Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

A sunday dinner left in an oven, a samurai sword and a secret designer wardrobe have been revealed as some of the most surprising things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

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Police issue safety advice ahead of Scottish Cup Final

Police issue safety advice ahead of Scottish Cup Final

As supporters gear up for the Scottish Cup Final on Saturday, May 27, police are issuing safety advice to those attending Hampden Park in Glasgow.

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The Met Office issued this weather warning for Saturday

Met Office issue weather warning for weekend

Heavy rain is forecast to wipe out the sunshine tomorrow across Scotland.

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Golden girls Kirsty and Kerry Macphee show off their haul from the 2015 Island Games.

WIIGA PREVIEW - Cycling - blood, sweat and gears

With great talent, and enormous pedigree, comes great expectations.

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Roger Moore as James Bond. Photo by Moviestore/REX Shutterstock

QUIZ: Can you name the Bond villains?

In tribute to Sir Roger Moore, here’s a James Bond themed quiz.

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Exploring precious archive record at Stornoway conference

Exploring precious archive record at Stornoway conference

Throughout the Western Isles, local history societies are thriving, so nowhere is more appropriate than Stornoway to host an event showcasing innovative community archive projects from across Scotland.

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The Broken Ravens set to fly across Europe for Bulgarian music festival

Imagine strolling into a European vineyard to hear the sound of Velvet Revolver getting into a fistfight with Megadeth and Mastodon swinging a gloved fist or two in?

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The effort of volunteers can be seen in the work to develop the towns Foyer Project garden. Left is the garden before the clean up and right you can see the new garden in the background,  as volunteer Ian Paul receives the Kisimul Award  from development worker Bellann OBrien for his commitment to the project.

Volunteers Week - Highlighting how you can make the difference

Volunteer Centre Western Isles is teaming up with thousands of charities and voluntary organisations across Scotland in a celebration of the vital contribution made by volunteers.

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Lewis and Leigh bring Celticana to HebCelt

Lewis and Leigh bring Celticana to HebCelt

The decision to become a duo has been singularly successful for Al Lewis and Alva Leigh.

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Saving Scotland’s smallest butterfly

Saving Scotland’s smallest butterfly

Nature enthusiasts are being asked to spend the next week making a big effort to help Scotland’s smallest butterfly.

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Vatersay Community Hall

Suite of projects delivered in Uist and Barra

The first of a series of major community projects have been completed recently in South Uist and Barra.

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Would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?

Would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?

How much rubbish is generated in Scotland? And would “cash for trash” incentives help in changing wasteful behaviours?

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Church apologises to gay people and moves closer to same sex marriage

Church apologises to gay people and moves closer to same sex marriage

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has approved an apology to gay people for the history of discrimination they have faced in the Church.

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Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

Revealed: The most interesting items found in storage rooms across the UK

A full joint of ham, a samurai sword, and a vast collection of designer clothes a wife is hiding from her husband - these are just some of the things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

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The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

The Princess Royal joins minute’s silence for Manchester at General Assembly

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal joined the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in observing a minute’s silence for all those affected by the terrorist atrocity in Manchester.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Annag Maclean, Headteacher at the girls school in Castlebay, told of the deep sadness throughout the Barra community.

Council’s condolences following Manchester attack

The Convener of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Cllr Norman A MacDonald, on behalf of the Comhairle and the communities of the Outer Hebrides has expressed sincere condolences to the family of Eilidh Macleod who have confirmed that she was amongst those who died in the Manchester attack.

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There are some excellent examples of well marked core paths across Scotland

You can help put Scotland’s core paths on the map

We all know that we should walk more – to the shops, work, the local park or maybe even further afield.

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Island representatives express their sorrow over Barra girl’s death

Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan and Angus Brendan MacNeil, who served as the local MP in the last UK Parliament, have expressed their sorrow, following confirmation that 14 year-old Eilidh MacLeod from the Isle of Barra died in Monday night’s attack in Manchester.

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