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Flat in Edinburgh former boarding school that inspired St Trinian’s goes on market

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A FLAT in the former school that inspired St Trinian’s is on the market for well over £500,000. The grand Victorian villa in one of the most exclusive postcodes in Edinburgh was once home to 60 pupils. Two girls from the school – called St Trinneans – meet cartoonist Ronald Searle in Scotland in 1941 […]

July 1st, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News | Read More »

Moment kayaker rescues dolphin from drowning in seaweed

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A VIDEO captures the heartwarming moment a dolphin was saved from drowning by kayakers after getting hopelessly tangled in seaweed. The rescuers were alerted to the dolphin’s distress by the postman who spotted it on his round on the Isle of Barra in the Western Isles yesterday (Monday).     Remarkable footage from after the […]

July 1st, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Nurse put patient in pain in store cupboard

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A NURSE wheeled a man crying out in pain into a store cupboard and left him there for two hours – to stop him “disturbing other patients”. Linda Jackson was working the night shift when she moved the man, who was on morphine-based pain relief, out of his usual bay. The patient, who had recently […]

July 1st, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

One O’Clock gun “shoots down” gull

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THE good news is that we’ve finally found a way to deal with pesky seagulls – the bad news is you need an artillery piece.   A tourist’s video has captured the moment a gull got its comeuppance when it flew within inches of the muzzle of Edinburgh’s famous One O’Clock gun at the moment […]

July 1st, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Cameron Buchanan to stand down as MSP in 2016

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SCOTTISH Conservative MSP Cameron Buchanan has announced he will stand down at the 2016 Holyrood elections. The Edinburgh and Lothians MSP and local government spokesman is retiring because “he wants to give new candidates a fair chance of standing for the Scottish Parliament.” Buchanan has had a long and varied career. He took over from Magnus Magnusson […]

July 1st, 2015 | Posted in Politics,Scottish News | Read More »

Police hunt driver behind parking fail

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A VIDEO of one of the worst parking attempts ever has gone viral after a driver smashed into a block of flats, almost hit a woman and child and then drove away. Police are hunting the driver of the yellow car caught on camera trying to park in a street in Falkirk, Bo’ness.     […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Angry customer posts pic of bacon and “hummingbird” egg roll

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A DISGRUNTLED traveller has attempted to shame airport caterers by posting a hilarious picture of his £3.20 “bacon and egg” roll. The egg in the picture is so small it has been described as coming from a hummingbird while the rasher could be from a micropig. Together, the ingredients are lost in a large, apparently […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Fisherman loses leg in horrific rope accident at sea

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A FISHERMAN lost a leg in a horrific accident at sea when a rope wrapped around the limb and “snapped” it in two. Paul Buchan was in danger of bleeding to death in the middle of the North Sea but his life was saved by the quick actions of the ship’s cook. Paul, 22, survived […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News | Read More »

Green councillor for Leith Walk steps down to focus on battle for parliament seat

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Maggie Chapman, Green councillor for Leith Walk, has announced she will step down as a councillor in order to focus on winning a Green seat in the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections. She recently topped a selection ballot of North East party members to be the party’s lead candidate in the North East region. Maggie is […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News | Read More »

Rookie racer Christie backs web safety drive for L-plate teens

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  Scottish racing rookie Christie Doran  is backing an innovative online campaign to steer L-plate drivers out of trouble. The 20-year-old rising track star is an ambassador for Good Egg Driving, a Scottish initiative helping thousands of novice motorists. The distinctive red-haired racer says the the newly launched website http://www.goodeggdrivers.com will help save young drivers from accidents […]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in News,Scottish News | Read More »

VIDEO: Colour Me Rad, Glasgow (June 28, 2015)

The popular Coulour Me Rad, charity 5K fun run had it's Glasgow leg in Glasgow Green on Sunday, 28th June, 2015. Despite some bad weather, thousands of runners and walkers turned out for a fun day.

IN PIC................. Runners get hit with a different colour paint at various points on the course.

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June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Videos | Read More »

Eco-friendly fashion to take centre stage at Edinburgh’s Fashion Festival

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‘Eco-friendly’ fashion will take centre stage at this year’s Edinburgh International Fashion Festival. The event, which takes place from 23 to 26 July, will work with Zero Waste Scotland to help make fashion sustainable. A Love Your Clothes campaign will encourage people to value their clothes, and call on consumers to buy quality items and […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News | Read More »

In pictures: Thousands showered with bright powder at Colour Me Rad

The popular Coulour Me Rad, charity 5K fun run had it's Glasgow leg in Glasgow Green on Sunday, 28th June, 2015. Despite some bad weather, thousands of runners and walkers turned out for a fun day.

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Thousands of happy joggers took part in Glasgow’s Colour Me Rad charity event this weekend – where they were covered in bright powder as they made their way along the 5km course. The event, based on the Hindu festival of colours – known as Holi – took place at Glasgow Green and was described by […]

June 29th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Scotland’s most dangerous roundabouts revealed

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SCOTLAND’S most dangerous roundabouts – which have caused almost 400 casualties in the last 10 years – have been uncovered. The Sheriffhall roundabout on the Edinburgh City Bypass has seen more injuries than any other – with 64 people hurt there in the last decade. Second on the list is the Broxden roundabout, where the […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News | Read More »

Andy Murray admits using a shrink to deal with pressure of big matches

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ANDY MURRAY has revealed he is seeing a psychiatrist in a bid to “understand” himself better as he prepares to battle it out at Wimbledon this week. The Scot says being “open and honest” about his feelings to a medical professional is helping him prepare for big matches. The former Wimbledon champ and British No. […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Gruffalo author urges “neurotic” parents to let kids walk to school

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THE WRITER of the Gruffalo has hit out at “neurotic” parents who won’t let their children walk to school and claimed the threat paedophiles is “a bit exaggerated”. Julia Donaldson, who is also a former children’s laureate, says she let her son get the train on his own into Glasgow city centre when he was […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News | Read More »

How Hercules the bear was reburied – using a JCB

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THIS is the moment the world’s most famous bear was re-buried on a remote Scottish island – using a JCB.     Hercules the Bear became a global superstar after going on the run while filming a television advert in the Outer Hebrides in 1980. The massive grizzly, who starred alongside Roger Moore in the […]

June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

French pensioner crime couple caught on CCTV stealing from Skye gift shop

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A FRENCH pensioner couple are at the centre of another Scottish island crime whodunnit. Remarkable CCTV footage shows minute-by-minute how the gallic OAPs distracted staff at a Skye gift shop and made off with a £215 Harris Tweed jacket. The theft, in the island’s main town of Portree, comes just two weeks after tiny Canna […]

June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

SNH spends £210K to save lambs from sea eagles

A QUANGO is trying to stop sea eagles eating lambs by spending a small fortune on “scary men”, “flashing hawkeyes” and “diversionary fish ponds”. Sea eagles were deliberately reintroduced to Scotland in 1975 and farmer and crofters have complained ever since that they prey on lambs. After finally admitting the problem last year, Scottish Natural […]

June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Prince Charles enjoys a dram at island distillery

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Prince Charles enjoyed a dram while paying a visit to a distillery on the isle of Islay. His Royal Highness, Duke of Rothesay, was at the Ardbeg Distillery today (Friday) as it celebrates its 200th Anniversary year.     As well as enjoying a nip of the famous spirit outside the Prince was also presented […]

June 26th, 2015 | Posted in Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

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