Friday, July 20, 2018

By Alexander Lawrie A CYCLIST killed after a horror collision was on his way home from visiting a sick friend. Alan Finlayson, 40, was struck by...

By Alexander Lawrie THE grieving family of a cyclist who died in a horror accident are calling for the “killer road" to be closed. Brian Taylor,...

By Alexander Lawrie BARMY council bosses could be heading back to the dark ages - when street lights are switched off to save them some...

By Karrie Gillett A GIANT palm tree has been chopped down before it burst through the glass roof of the greenhouse where it was stored. Staff...

By Alexander Lawrie AN HONEST car dealer is flogging his forecourt motors in a novel way - by advertising their flaws. Derek Blair Cars in Dalgety...

By Kate Smail A ROOKIE truck driver caused chaos yesterday - when he got his massive Woolworths lorry stuck under a bridge. The hapless driver was...

By Kate Smail STINGY councillors who cheated a lunchtime honesty box out of over £900 have forced the scheme to close. Cash-strapped bosses at Edinburgh City...

By Kate Smail SANTA’S sack may be a little lighter this year - because Scots will be spending significantly less this Christmas. In the midst of...

By Kate Smail TWO lobsters have been spared the boiling pot - thanks to their bizarre colours. The unusual pair - one electric blue and one...

By Alexander Lawrie AN ANGRY shopkeeper was forced to paint over bogus double yellow lines after bungling contractors put them in by mistake. Gordon Burgess, owner...

By Michael MacLeod FOUR tiny ducklings left abandoned in freezing conditions have been hailed as a “miracle” The baby birds are making a surprise recovery after...

By Alexander Lawrie   AN INJURED tortoise is about to experience her first winter without hibernating after being attacked by the family dog.   Gertrude, a 35-year-old Spur...

By Michael MacLeod THE View’s baby-faced frontman Kyle Falconer was refused a drink because of his boyish young looks. The pint-sized rocker - who was fined...

By Alexander Lawrie   BRAVE Borders men have stripped off for a calendar shoot to raise money for their village hall.   Farmers, posties and footballers all agreed...

By Alexander Lawrie   A GLAMOROUS band manager has ditched her ‘rocknroll’ lifestyle - to teach fitness techniques she learned on the road.   Tyla Wilson, 43, travelled...

By Karrie Gillett THE BIRTH of a rare and endangered animal is being celebrated at Edinburgh Zoo. Quirky looking Indah – a Malayan tapir – was...

By Alexander Lawrie   A UNIQUE clock which can accurately predict the sea tides has been stolen in audacious theft.   Scottish clockmaker Archie McQuater designed the Tidal...

By Karrie Gillett POLICE officers will soon be patrolling the Scottish Parliament on electric-powered bikes. The small, almost-silent motorcycle can be spotted touring the streets around...

By Alexander Lawrie A YOUNG mum turned up to a pre-booked party at her local McDonald’s with 13 kids in tow only to find it...

By Alexander Lawrie TWO Scottish boffins have developed a new fishing rod – made entirely from carrots. David Hepworth and Eric Whale of CelluComp Ltd have...
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