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Man threatening to jump from seventh storey balcony causes chaotic scene

A 57-YEARD-OLD man caused a major drama in a council housing scheme after threatening to jump from a seventh floor window. Tonight (Thur) at around 6pm, hundreds...

Council chiefs under fire over £500,000 taxi perk

COUNCIL chiefs have been condemned for planning to spend more than half a million pounds on taxi trips while slashing services elsewhere. Edinburgh Council is asking...

Take care, daddy, and come home soon

AMID the thousands of tearful departures at Edinburgh Airport yesterday, this was one of the most poignant. After being briefly reunited with his wife and...

Haggis at 19,000ft – top chef plans Burns Supper on Kilimanjaro

Just for once, he needn't worry about the Michelin inspectors. One of Scotland’s top chefs - and a high-altitude haggis - are heading to Africa in...

Row over £1m price tag for “ludicrous” paint job at Dounreay

NUCLEAR bosses are under fire for the “ludicrous” decision to spend £1m repainting the Dounreay “golf  ball” – even though it is to be demolished. Managers...

Family feud erupts over Vicky Hamilton’s jewellery

THE family of Peter Tobin victim Vicky Hamilton are locked in a bitter feud over her personal belongings. Vicky’s father and sister are...

“Sofalising” trend is hitting pub takings, warns beer boss

THE boss of beer firm Tennent’s says the new trend for “sofalising” is keeping Scots away from the nation’s pubs. Mike Lees, chief executive of the...

“Stay indoors” warning as blaze wrecks plastics factory

A BLAZE at a plastics factory sent smoke and flames hundreds of feet into the air and led to a warning to residents to shut...

Judy Murray brands airport drop-off charge a “disgrace”

ANDY Murray’s formidable mum has fired a volley over a Scottish airport’s £1 drop-off charge, branding the fee a “disgrace”. Judy Murray lashed out...

Fury over prison chiefs’ £140m vision of jail “holiday camp”

LOOKING more like a seaside holiday camp than a high-security jail, this is what prison chiefs are planning for some of Scotland’s most dangerous sex...

RAF chief who flew seven miles in Royal jet is under fire for scandalous waste

NEW claims of scandalous waste by military top brass have surfaced following the revelation the head of the RAF flew seven miles between...

Mystery glider pilot almost downed Typhoon fighters

A MYSTERY glider pilot came close to downing two of the RAF’s new £65m super jets, a report has revealed. The Typhoon fighters were flying in...

Tobin hoaxer torments Vicky's family on Facebook

A VILE hoaxer pretending to be serial killer Peter Tobin has posted a message on a Facebook site dedicated to getting justice for his victims. The...

Facebook Fascism

Facebook’s great, no doubt about it. And as someone easily old enough to remember Blue Peter before the scandals struck, that is not as trite...

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