Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sacked bus driver claims unfair dismissal 057

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By Douglas Walker A DOPEY bus driver who crashed a busy double-decker after blowing his nose at the wheel is claiming unfair dismissal.David Patton, 47, was sacked after his packed vehicle careered out of control...

Richey dreams of driving 'green machine' 056

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By Douglas WalkerUNEMPLOYED Kenny Richey has revealed his dream job  – a ‘Green Machine’ road-sweeper.The former Death Row con says he loves driving and this is the only way he’ll be able to do...

Award-winning restaurateur banned over mouse droppings 055

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By Paul Thornton AN award-winning restaurateur has been banned from running food businesses after he admitted a catalogue of sickening hygiene breaches. When council officials inspected Herman Rodrigues’ Suruchi restaurant they were disgusted by the conditions...

Pensioners survive explosion 054

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By Karrie GillettAN 87-year-old blind man has been pulled from the rubble of his bedroom by neighbours after a suspected gas explosion gutted his home. The blast at the bungalow of Frank Hastie and his...

Scots artist swaps Tate for tiny seaside gallery 053

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By Alexander Lawrie A WORLD-FAMOUS Scots artist is holding a rare exhibition in a tiny, seaside art gallery. John Bellany CBE, who has work hanging in the London Tate Gallery, has 12 original paintings worth a...

Ceremony to recognise bravery 052

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By Alexander Lawrie A BRAVE police constable managed to corner a raging bull just as it was about to gore an elderly man to death. PC Derek Turnbull was first on the scene when the fully...

Tee time for world's young golfers 051

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By Karrie GillettTHE world’s best young golfers have teed-off at the first ever tournament of its kind to be held outside America.Hundreds of kids from around the world have arrived in East Lothian as...

Thugs bite friend's ear off 049

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By Paul Thornton A VICIOUS thug bit off his friend’s ear and spat it out on the floor in a  misguided attempt at relationship counselling. Benjamin Hammond, 19, started punching Brian McLintock after getting involved in...

Free wine – if you buy my flat 048

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By Alexander LawrieA CRAFTY wine buff is enticing house hunters to buy his home – by offering them a bottle of classic wine while they view. Giles Cooke, 37, is one of only 265 Masters...

Man starves puppies to death 047

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By Paul Thornton A MAN has been banned from keeping animals for five years after he starved three puppies to death.Michael Nesbitt, 18, kept a litter of seven Border Collie Cross pups and their mother...

Church vandals chased off by flower arrangers 046

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By Karrie GillettVANDALS have caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to one of Scotland’s finest medieval churches after going on a window-smashing spree.The sickening attacks destroyed six of the historic church’s windows -...

Charity worker given window display 045

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By Karrie GillettA CHARITY fund raiser who has collected more than £150,000 for teenage cancer patients has been rewarded - with her very own shop window.Lynne McNicoll – who decided to start raising cash...

Thousands remember Tommy Burns 043

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By Karrie GillettMORE than 20,000 people have gathered to pay their last respects at the funeral of Celtic legend Tommy Burns.The crowds of mourners packed the east end of Glasgow to remember the 51-year-old...

Fleet of model cars take to city 042

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By Karrie GillettA PARADE of nearly 100 Ford Model T cars graced the streets today as part of the celebrations to mark a century since the famous car was first manufactured.The rally of 98...

Scots fitness freak drops dead in gym 041

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By Paul ThorntonA SCOTTISH fitness fanatic has dropped dead in the gym during a year-long trip to Australia.Karen Stocks, 30, collapsed and died of a brain haemorrhage in the Fitness First centre in Brisbane...

Scotland hosts world's elite junior golfers 040

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By Paul ThorntonHUNDREDS of the world’s best young golfers are to descend on Scotland for the first ever European tournament for elite juniors.Dozens of Scots kids will be among the vast field of seven...

Car crash passengers reveal 450ft plunge ordeal 039

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By Douglas WalkerTHE traumatised passengers of a car which plummeted 450ft down a hillside have revealed the driver only passed his test the day before.Last night, survivors of the crash spoke for the first...

Tommy Burns memorial at Rugby Park 038

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by Karrie GillettTHOUSANDS of football fans paid tribute to Celtic hero Tommy Burns at grounds across Scotland this weekend.As the season draws to a close, a minute's applause was heard before kick-off as supporters...

Meter hunks to pay car parking

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By Douglas WalkerFRUSTRATED motorists are to be treated to free parking again – this time by a group of kilted meter hunks.The latest gesture follows last November’s giveaway when sexy meter maids handed out...

Ghost of Mary King spotted? 036

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By Lauren CrooksA GHOSTLY figure has been captured on camera in a famous underground street - sparking excitement among paranormal investigators.The snap appears to show a large outline hovering in the doorway at the...
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