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The SNP is tantalisingly close to forming a majority government in the Scottish Parliament and Labour has bombed.
CELTIC's European campaign came to an end last night when they beat Artmedia Bratislava 4-0, but they came tantalisingly close to pulling off an unlikely comeback.
MY mind was a blank, the word I was searching for tantalisingly out of reach.
His recipe features roast chicken, bacon and bread sauce but he also talks tantalisingly of Philly cheese steaks, New York pastrami and even oyster po'boy.
Used by the special effects team at Pinewood studios to test the machine guns and ejector seat for 007's silver DB5, it needs a ground-up restoration and is being offered by Bonhams next week, with the tantalisingly low reserve of pounds 50,000.
With the two communities tantalisingly close to a settlement on the future of policing, it would be unforgivable if the province's political leaders missed this golden opportunity.
RICHARD MORGAN came tantalisingly close to becoming the seventh outsider in nine second-round matches to knock a high-profile seed out of the WBT world indoor singles championship at Potters Leisure Resort in Norfolk yesterday.
It's been a long, long struggle but the day when people will actually be able to witness a start on refurbishing New Street Station is drawing tantalisingly close.
I bet it is not just kids who take a liking to these tantalisingly tiny toms - they are very more-ish.
Millions watched Saturday's pre-recorded show, presented by Ant and Dec, as Mr Gilbert came tantalisingly close to the pounds 1 million jackpot
But we wouldn't be so tantalisingly close to a replacement stadium at all if it were not for his persistence and vision.
And Hughes must now lift his fading troops for the play-offs, with the glittering prize of an appearance in their first finals since the 1958 World Cup so tantalisingly near.