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Edinburgh bus drivers in open revolt against tram extension

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 […]

November 26th, 2015 | Posted in Community,Local News,Scottish News | Read More »

Lady Mone condemned for diet pill tweet

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 […]

November 26th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Community,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Scottish Labour’s number two promises action on Forth stink

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 […]

November 26th, 2015 | Posted in Community,In Brief,Scottish News,Top Stories | Read More »

Handbag scolds consumer to put their plastic away

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 […]

November 25th, 2015 | Posted in Business,Community,In Brief | Read More »

DAMBUSTERS: 21 Bavarian beavers shot dead in Scotland

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 […]

November 25th, 2015 | Posted in Community,Local News,Scottish News | Read More »

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