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Car ownership and cash ‘increasingly absurd’ among modern day Scots

Car ownership could one day be consigned to the past thanks to advancements in technology, according to new research.

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The new �1 coin is now in circulation.

New £1 coin with ‘hidden’ security feature rolled out today

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out across the country today in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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Record breaking Dinnie Stones hold for American tourist

Record breaking Dinnie Stones hold for American tourist

An American holidaymaker made a special visit to Potarch to lift the Dinnie Stones.

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The most popular Scottish attraction was the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh,

Edinburgh Castle at the peak of paid for attractions

Scotland’s tourists attractions outperformed the rest of the UK last year with an annual increase of more than 15 per cent in visitors, according to new figures.

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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Picture from the Past - Legion stalwarts honoured

Picture from the Past - Legion stalwarts honoured

Gold badges and life membership awards were presented to members of the management committee of Banchory branch of the Royal British Legion at a special dinner at Ravenswood, in this week in 1997.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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View of Banchory from Scolty Hill. Kincardine FD

Motion to congratulate everyone in Banchory on town being named one of best places to live

A motion has been lodged to congratulate Banchory and its people in parliament after the town was crowned one of the best places to live in Scotland.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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HMS Blyth and Ramsay are pictured returning to Faslane after a long deployment in the Gulf.

Forces gather for international military exercise

The north of Scotland will be invaded by a multi-national military forces this weekend as part of one of the largest military exercises in Europe.

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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Spring cleaning appeal at charity shops in Banchory and Cults

Spring cleaning appeal at charity shops in Banchory and Cults

Looking to re-vamp your wardrobe for the summer season or simply having your annual spring clean? Two Deeside Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland charity shops can help you make some room in your home by taking your unwanted clothes, accessories and household items.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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Down's Syndrome Scotland

Ending the stigma about Down’s syndrome

Schools and communities have been urged to pull on their favourite pair of socks to back Down’s Syndrome Scotland’s awareness week.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws coming into force soon

Smokers across the UK are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that are set to come into force within a matter of weeks.

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