Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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...

By Martin Couper TWO pedigree dogs were dumped on a farm and left for dead by their cruel owners. The English Bull Terriers were starved and...

By Alexander Lawrie A FEMALE firefighter is all set for the biggest fight of her life – by taking on the mighty Gladiators in the...

By Alexander Lawrie TROUBLED teenage girls are being enticed to stay on at school - by sitting a new qualification in hip-hop. Dance charity Showcase the...

By Michael MacLeod A TEENAGE American tourist is in hospital after falling off a cliff. The 15-year-old was walking up Edinburgh’s Arthur’s Seat when he lost...
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