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RAF jets launch bombing raids on Islamic State in Iraq

heraldscotland.com — The first raids of the campaign follow several sorties in recent days over Iraq involving Tornadoes stationed RAF Akrotiri. The Ministry of Defence said that the "precision strikes" were a success and the fighter jets had been on an "armed reconnaissance mission" to help Kurdish forces in the north-west of the country who had come under attack from the Islamic State.

DJ Neil Fox quizzed on sex claims

heraldscotland.com — The 53-year-old Magic presenter, known as Doctor Fox, was held earlier today and is being questioned at a police station in central London. A spokesman for Bauer Media said: "Bauer Media can confirm that Neil Fox, presenter of the Magic Radio breakfast show, was today arrested by Westminster Police.

Scots-based art in frame

heraldscotland.com — But there is nothing shocking, or new, about one aspect of this year's prize, which has unveiled its exhibition, and that is the presence of Scottish trained or based artists on its short list. Since Glasgow's Douglas Gordon won the award in 1996, artists whose success was formed in Scotland have made the award their own.

Moment for Life: Nicki Minaj named as host of EMAs in Glasgow

heraldscotland.com — Just two weeks before she releases her highly anticipated third studio album The PinkPrint, Minaj will be hosting the world's annual music awards show that celebrates the year's hottest artists from around the globe. Announced to fans via Twitter, the Anaconda singer confirmed she is "so excited", saying "I will not only perform, but I have the honorable task of HOSTING this year's #MTVEMA!!!!!!!

Revealed: Yes Scotland aimed for 65% of votes, £24m war chest, and backing from five papers

heraldscotland.com — The group's "strategic business plan" also targeted winning the backing of five national newspapers for independence. Barely one-fifth (£4.8m) of the £24m figure was raised for campaigning, with the bulk of the sum coming from SNP-supporting EuroMillions winners Colin and Chris Weir.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @paulhutcheon: Leaked Yes Scotland business plan wanted standalone radio and TV stations, plus 5 newspaper endorsements bit.ly/1u83Zdp

Sep 30, 2014

RT @heraldscotland: Revealed: Yes Scotland aimed for 65% of votes, £24m war chest, and backing from five papers heraldscotland.com/politics/scott…

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