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SFA dish out £1.7m in club funding

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:41
The Scottish FA announces an increased raft of funding for member clubs, with £1.7m being doled out over the festive period.

Man's body found in city centre

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:22
Police in Edinburgh are investigating the death of a man who was found in the early hours of this morning.

Turkey 'insult' teenager released

Fri, 2014-12-26 01:55
A Turkish teenager who was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been released but still faces trial.

Shoppers flock to Boxing Day sales

Fri, 2014-12-26 01:53
Shoppers across the UK descend on their High Street stores for the annual Boxing Day sales.

City square attractions reopen

Fri, 2014-12-26 01:47
Festive attractions in Glasgow's George Square are to reopen after the lorry crash which killed six people on Monday.

Parcel delivery jobs under threat

Fri, 2014-12-26 01:38
Ninety City Link parcel delivery jobs in Wales are under threat as the firm goes into administration.

VIDEO: Boxing Day sales: 'Adrenaline rush'

Fri, 2014-12-26 01:29
The Boxing Day sales are underway with retail analysts expecting it to come a close second to the so-called Black Friday sales last month.

Captain Smith steadies Australia

Fri, 2014-12-26 01:09
Australia captain Steven Smith guides the hosts to 259-5 on the opening day of the third Test against India.

Ukraine peace talks called off

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:59
Peace talks between Ukraine's government and pro-Russian rebels, due to take place in Minsk, have been called off, Belarusian officials say.

VIDEO: Ten years on from the Hunting Act

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:58
Up to 300 boxing day hunts are expected to take place across the UK today - 10 years after the Hunting Act was first passed.

VIDEO: Football stadium disabled access tackled

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:51
Sports fans with disabilities are being consulted by the government on their treatment at grounds as it is revealed that 'half' of premiership clubs fail to provide wheelchair space

VIDEO: Lifestyle causes '40%' cancer cases

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:46
Nearly 600,000 cancer cases in the UK could have been avoided in the last five years if people chose healthier lifestyles.

Fatal crash site speed limit review

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:36
Speed limits could be lowered on a South Yorkshire stretch of road where five teenagers died in a crash, Doncaster Council says.

Cat burglar's stolen stash revealed

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:35
Real-life cat burglar Theo turns his home town of Ipswich into a crime hotspot keeping his embarrassed owner busy returning items to her neighbours.

Mountain bid 'slower than expected'

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:30
A community group that wants to buy a Lake District mountain says progress on its bid is slower than expected, but it remains positive.

Japan’s savings rate turns negative

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:24
It's a notable transformation from when Japan was a nation of savers, and had the highest savings rate in the world.

Met Office snow warning for Wales

Fri, 2014-12-26 00:05
Up to 10cm of snow could fall across many parts of Wales, the Met Office warns.

Tokyo stocks make slight gains

Thu, 2014-12-25 23:56
Tokyo market report

Friday's gossip column

Thu, 2014-12-25 23:43
Lampard set to extend Man City loan, Milner tipped for Liverpool move, Mourinho praises Allardyce plus more.

Can UKIP build on their successes in 2014?

Thu, 2014-12-25 23:30
It was the year UKIP made its long-awaited Westminster breakthrough, but can Nigel Farage's party build on that in 2015?

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