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'You want to go and test yourself against your best'

Undefeated Queen of the South face the formidable Rangers on Saturday in the Scottish Championship.

The Doonhamers are currently second in the league a point ahead of the giants from Glasgow, but manager Jim McIntyre knows his players will get nothing easy at Ibrox.

'These are the types of games that you are desperate to play in as a player and as a manager. You want to go and test yourself against the best and we are no different.'

– Jim McIntyre Manager, Queen of the South


Motorcyclist named after fatal crash

A man who died in a crash on the A713 near Dalry, in Dumfries and Galloway, has been named.

On Wednesday 27th August, 52-year-old Jim Milligan from Cannock, Staffordshire, died after his motorcycle and a Mercedes van crashed. The 54-year-old van driver from Oldham was uninjured.

The road was closed until 9pm to allow for a full investigation to take place.


The referendum business battle

Battles over business and the future of Scotland's NHS dominated the independence debate today.

While the Yes campaign argued that only independence could protect Scotland from Westminster cuts, Better Together highlighted a warning from more than a hundred business leaders that the case for leaving the UK has not been made.

Kathryn Samson has the main events of the day.

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