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BUS drivers are in open revolt against Edinburgh’s plans to extend its controversial tram system. A Facebook group called Stop the Edinburgh Tram Extension has been set up by bus drivers and counts many drivers among the 450-strong group. The city council recently voted in favour of extending the system from the east end of […]
MICHELLE Mone has been criticised for using her “Lady Mone” Twitter account to appear to promote controversial diet pills. The entrepreneur, who took up her seat in the House of Lords last month, used her social media account to share a special offer for Trimsecrets, an appetite suppressant. She told her 1.1 million followers: “Got […]
SCOTTISH Labour’s number two is leading the charge to wipe out a putrid stench emanating from the Forth. Motorists crossing from Edinburgh to Fife regularly find themselves engulfed by a cloud of stink emitting from open tanks of septic sludge at the nearby treatment works. Alex Rowley MSP, the party’s deputy leader north of the […]
STUDENTS have designed a handbag that emotionally bullies shopaholics into not spending money. The handbag has a built-in sensor that detects when bank cards have been removed and then plays a voice message. Shoppers are asked in a theatrical “cockney” accent “Do you really need this?” or warned “You’re already in your overdraft”. The Excuse […]
AT least 21 invading German beavers have been slaughtered in Scotland after they built dozens of dams on farmers’ land. The creatures – a species which originates in Bavaria – have been thriving since escaping captivity and around 150 are living in the wild in Tayside. But it has now emerged that the bodies of […]