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Police, some dressed in riot gear, at the scene of the stand-off on Saturday.

Man appears in court following stand-off

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Being a teen today is a breeze, according to new research

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

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Family hit out at killer’s claim that victim was a paedophile

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Borders hotel given go-ahead for beer tent and gin bar

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Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

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Mixed reaction to new city region deal

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Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

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Sarah Nichol.

Hawick’s Sarah defies pain to raise cash for charity

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

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From left, Border Buses supervisor Tony McConnell with operations managers Lee Young and Claire Lark.

End of road for Perryman’s name as bus firm merges Borders subsidiaries

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A sign warning of a road closure on the A6088 near Hawick.

Stretch of A6088 near Hawick to be closed for three weeks

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Man appears in court following stand-off

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Kathleen Richards, left, with her late brother David Farish.

Family hit out at killer’s claim that victim was a paedophile

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New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

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Police outside a property in Hawthorn Road, Galashiels

Police operation resolved in Langlee

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Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Kelso High School, where Ms McWilliam taught modern studies before she stole �12,376 from Duns Summer Festival.

Festival embezzler can teach again

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Julie Pearson, housing care manager at Cornmill Court, with the building's longest resident, 93-year-old Mary McLaren, who has lived there for 14 years.

A new world for Galashiels silver surfers

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Langlee school’s out .... for ever!

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Red Letter Day. The Beltane Queen leaves the crowning ceremony.

Crowds turn out for a stunning Peebles Beltane Festival

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At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
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Signing of the heads of terms of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal takes place at the Double Tree Hilton on Bread Street

Mixed reaction to new city region deal

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Forest Enterprise Scotland communities, recreation and tourism manager Alan Stevenson, left, and Borders district manager Sallie Bailey, right, with Forest Holidays planning manager Andrew Brook at todays announcement of the �11.3m plans at Glentress Forest.

£11.3m Glentress Forest cabin plans set to create 60 jobs

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Borders hotel given go-ahead for beer tent and gin bar

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Signing of the heads of terms of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal takes place at the Double Tree Hilton on Bread Street

Mixed reaction to new city region deal

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Tweeddale East councillors Stuart Bell and Shona Haslam.

Borders SNP councillors reject Tory plea to work together

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Hawick councillors Watson MacAteer and Stuart Marshall outside the new cafe.

Councillors hit out after further hold-up hits opening of Hawick cafe

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Scottish Borders Council leader Shona Haslam, front left, and Borders MP David Mundell, three places to her right, at the signing of the deal.

£1.1bn city deal expected to help create jobs and homes in Borders

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Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment

Loch Mess monsters are ruining our beauty spots

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The Bee Orchid which has just been found for the first time in Berwickshire.

Bee Orchids are discovered for the first time growing in Berwickshire

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Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

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Lightburn Elderly Association Project

The Health Lottery is coming to the Borders

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Kelso 16-year-old Em McSporran who is going to shave off her long locks to raise money for Cancer Research after being affected by the plight of Bradley Loiwery,

Em to lose hair for Bradley

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Mark Baxter is pictured with some of his friends and family handing over the cheque to the Margaret Kerr Unit.

Mark’s marathon effort for Margaret Kerr Unit

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Pollution in woods still a problem, says group

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