The news in briefs: No smalls change for dirty Scots

One in eight Scots admit to wearing their pants on multiple occasions

MORE than 10% of Scots wear their pants more than once without washing them.

A survey has found that one in eight people living in Scotland only put their smalls in the laundry after they have been worn multiple times.

Underwear is one of the least washed items of clothing, along with jeans and bedsheets.


Edinburgh was home to the mankiest residents, coming top in Scotland and fifth in the whole of the UK, coming in behind Belfast, Cardiff, Norwich and Brighton.

Glasgow ranked eighth and Aberdeen came in 16th place.

The survey was commissioned by Samsung Electronics to celebrate the launch of its new ecobubble washing machine.