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Three hundred underage drinkers treated at two Scottish hospitals

TWO Fife hospitals have revealed they treated almost 300 underage youngsters for drink-related problems in the past two years. A third of the patients were aged...

Scots flocking to Newcastle ferry service

A FERRY service from Newcastle to Amsterdam has proved a massive hit with Scots travellers. More than half a million passengers travelled on the DFDS Seaways...

Many young Scots “lack skills” needed to work in financial sector

THE poor calibre of many new school leavers and graduates is threatening the future of Scotland’s £7.3bn-a-year financial services industry. Young Scots are struggling with numeracy,...

Aberdeenshire rhapsody as Queen legend trumps Donald

LEGENDARY Queen guitarist Brian May has given his outspoken backing to Scots campaigners fighting Donald Trump’s golf resort plans. Aberdeenshire residents fighting against the compulsory purchase...

Restaurant polishes its 3D glasses ready for visual treat

DINERS at a top Scottish restaurant will be treated to a visual feast of 3D images that are linked to what they eat. The Ubiquitous Chip,...

From the Kremlin with love: Soviets liked “working class” Connery

BOND star Sean Connery was admired by Soviet leaders because of his humble background, according to a close friend. The Kremlin took a close interest in...

Burns fans force ministers to upgrade “crap app”

THE Scottish Government has been forced to upgrade its Robert Burns iPhone app after users complained it was buggy and inaccurate. User ratings originally averaged just...

Dad of Peter Tobin victim is hit by stroke

THE father of Peter Tobin victim Vicky Hamilton has suffered a stroke which doctors are blaming on the endless, chronic stress of the...

Council fined over OAP fall death

A COUNCIL has been fined £80,000 after a horrific blunder by workmen resulted in the death of a 90-year-old woman. Catherine Walker died after...

Judy Murray: My boys have helped Dunblane recover from tragedy

ANDY Murray’s mother has said the success of her tennis-playing sons has helped Dunblane recover from the massacre of 16 children. Judy Murray said people no...

Sabotage squirrel drives motorist nuts

THEY are run over in their thousands every year. But now a squirrel has taken revenge by knocking out a car. Andrew Nairn took his barely...

Gun-toting female robber in store raid

A GUN-TOTING female robber is being hunted by detectives following a “terrifying” raid on a newsagent. The young woman used a handgun to threaten a worker...

Huge fine after death of OAP who fell into hole at her home

A COUNCIL has been fined £80,000 after a horrific blunder by workmen resulted in the death of a 90-year-old woman. Catherine Walker died after...

Swearing parrot behind bars

A SWEARING parrot has become such a huge internet hit his owners have turned their home into a fortress to keep him safe. Videos of Sparky...

Wallace letter the real deal and may head home

HOPE is growing that a letter widely believed to have been in the possession of William Wallace when he was captured by the English could...

Haggis inedible says US Government

SCOTLAND’S national dish has been branded “inedible” by the US government. An email from food safety officials states that the key haggis ingredient of sheep lung...

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