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a delighted Grahame Smith

Local shop keeper wins fight to re-instate Marathon and kick Snickers out of UK !

Grahame Smith , a computer shop owner from Dunbar has beaten the big boys and fought a long standing battle against a sweet manufacturer to bring back the original name - Marathon. Grahame was delighted yesterday to win the High Court case. "I'm delighted. I've spent 6 years on this , now I'm going to bring back Spangles." said a delighted Grahame. "I might even get my hair cut now in time for the scooter season."




Jolanta BledaiteJolantaBledaite murder trial: Accused's prints 'found on bin bag'

FINGERPRINTS from a man accused of murdering a Lithuanian woman and dumping her body parts in the sea were found on bin bags containing her belongings, a court heard today. Read

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HBOS whistleblower stands by allegations after FSA chief Sir James Crosby quits

THE former head of risk at HBOS who claimed he was sacked for warning over the bank's too-rapid growth today said he stood "firmly and confidently" behind his allegations. Read

timothy geithner

US reveals £1trillion plan to bail out country's banks

US TREASURY secretary Timothy Geithner yesterday unveiled a £1trillion bank bailout plan to beat the financial crisis. Read

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Giant bunny's bumper litter

We speak to the owners of massive Murphy after the 23lb, two and a half foot long rabbit fathered 13 baby bunnies. Vikki and Ian Buchanan have had to give over part of their garage at their Balloch home to housing the monster family.