Monday, June 14, 2021

Driving instructor’s car may have been petrol bombed by rival

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A SUCCESSFUL driving instructor believes jealousy could have led to her car being petrol bombed - using an Irn Bru bottle.Linda Gavin, from Kirkcaldy, Fife woke up last night to find fire engines and...

Council bosses massive election jackpot is “nonsense”

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By Andrea McCallumSCOTLAND’S highest paid council staff will share a £200,000 jackpot – for announcing the results of the General Election.The extra cash will be added to their salaries as a one-off payment for...
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Family Business’ Rum Wins Global Award For Taste

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A family-owned highland craft distillery has been revealed to be a winner in the World Rum Awards 2021.Pixel Spirits' White Rum was the overall winner in the taste category of unaged rum, distilled...

Educations experts call for ban on school bell – because it is “distressing”

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EDUCATION experts have called for a ban on the school bell - claiming it can “distress” pupils with mental health issues or asylum seekers who have recently immigrated from warzones.School bells have long been...

Cabbie collects remarkable guestbook of Nobel laureate passengers

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A SCOTS cabbie has amassed a remarkable guest book throughout his career - containing signatures from the biggest names in science.69-year-old Davie Douglas has worked for the School of Life Sciences at the University...

Edinburgh's Broken Records album homecoming on Monday

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INDIE folk six piece Broken Records make a return to their kith and kin of Edinburgh this coming Monday (Oct 25) when they mark the launch of their aptly named new album 'Let Me...
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Edinburgh choir leader recognised in New Years honours list

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A SCOTTISH singer has been awarded a British Empire Medal in recognition of her community and charitable work.Kirsty Baird, who runs the Sing in the City choir, has always believed in the power of...

Plea to save 40ft mural created over seven years by art teacher and 50...

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AN artist is appealing for a new home for a 40ft mural that she and dozens of schoolchildren took seven years to paint.Former teacher Helen Forde created the massive artwork at a school in...

Ladies Day at the races sold out in record timing

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A RECORD-breaking 9000 guests are set to attend Musselburgh Racecourse’s famous Ladies Day this summer - after the event sold out nine weeks in advance. All tickets for the 14 June event have been snapped...

Don spends £100k on “invisible staircase” at Edinburgh home

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A FORMER Oxford don has spent an astonishing £100,000 on a “invisible staircase” at her historic home.Dr Angelica Goodden suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and needed help accessing her home in Edinburgh.The 61-year-old refused...

Trapped foster family rescued from blaze as thugs torch home

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A TERRIFIED foster family had to be rescued by fire-fighters after their home was torched by thugs leaving them trapped inside.Linda and William Mackenzie were hailed as heroes by emergency crews who said their...
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Scots property business helps children’s charity give disadvantaged kids a brighter Christmas –...

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Spectrum Properties, a family-run business based in Dalmarnock, has stepped in to provide office suite accommodation for KidsOut, a charity which runs special outings for disadvantaged children as well as providing boxes of toys for...

Family of drowned biker ask motorcyclists to accompany coffin

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THE family of a tragic biker who drowned after swimming off Skye have asked that motorcycle fans accompany his coffin on his last journey.The family of 54-year-old Andrew Gordon from Tranent, East Lothian have...

Police Seize More Than £100,000 In Edinburgh Drug Raids

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By Shaun MilneA TEAM of drug officers swooped on a car parked at a petrol seizing Diazepam with a street value of around £100,000.Both uniformed a plain clothed police surrounded the vehicle at the...

Exam report reveals crocodile question was the killer in maths higher exam

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A NEW report has revealed the higher maths exam question so hard that it reduced maths higher students to tears last May - forcing examiners to drop the pass mark to just 34%.Students and...

Irn-Bru ecstasy pills on sale in Scotland for £10

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DRUG dealers are cashing in on Scotland's favourite soft drink by selling "Irn-Bru" ecstasy tablets.The bright orange pills are bottle-shaped and stamped with the name of the world-famous brand.The potentially deadly drugs are being...

Anger at law “forcing Gaelic teaching” on schools

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PRIMARY schools will be forced to teach in Gaelic, even if their area has no history of using the language.At present only 3,500 pupils across Scotland are taught their day-to-day lessons in the Gaelic...
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Scottish Greens claim species report must be a “wake up call” for governments

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A NEW report on how rising temperatures are threatening Scottish species "must be a wake-up call for governments" on the nature emergency, according to the Greens.The report by the WWF is called: ‘Feeling the...

Parents asked to help improve Royal Hospital for Sick Kids

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By Christine LavelleBOSSES at Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children hope to use ideas from families of loved ones who owe their lives to the miracle staff there to make improvements at the campus.A...

Sheriff slams EDL member’s fight bid during demo

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By Michael MacLeodA FAR-right English Defence League supporter who travelled to Edinburgh looking for a fight during an anti-Nazi demonstration has been fined £500.Scott Buchan tried to break through a human barrier of...
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