Friday, April 20, 2018

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...

By Lauren Crooks AN Indiana Jones-style play centre has been recognised as one of the best in the UK – with a special honour for...

By Alexander Lawrie   TRAM workers and shop owners came to blows yesterday (Mon) after a light-hearted prank went wrong.   Beleaguered business owners on Edinburgh’s Leith Walk...

By Michael MacLeod A DISABLED pensioner was left heartbroken after missing her son’s wedding - because a lift was broken. Charlotte Greig, 71, waited 20 years...

By Michael MacLeod A WOMAN has been killed after being run over by a lorry at a pedestrian crossing. The pensioner was walking across Edinburgh’s Meadow Place...

By Douglas Walker A SENIOR police detective has been forced to take an agonising watching brief while colleagues search for his missing father. Inspector Graham Goulden,...

By Karrie Gillett A POLICE horse called Merlin is hanging up his saddle after 13 years of service. The 17-year-old is retiring from his duties on...

By Alexander Lawrie   KIND-HEARTED islanders came to the rescue of 30 stranded tourists after their ferry failed to dock due to bad weather.   Day-trippers to Colonsay...

By Michael MacLeod WORKMEN at a building site are so sick of dive-bombing seagulls that they have employed a new security guard – a hawk...

By Karrie Gillett AN artist who faced going blind has donated a series of one-off paintings to the medical staff who saved her sight. Professional artist...

by Michael MacLeod ASDA staff have been told to take Tesco fliers out of newspapers and dump them in bins in a bid to win...

A NEWBORN foal is helping to protect an endangered species of zebra. Baby Florence is the latest arrival at Edinburgh Zoo and she plays an...

By Martin Couper A HORSE sparked a massive rescue operation after falling into six-foot deep septic tank. An incredible 19 firemen were sent to retrieve Guinness...
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