Saturday, December 4, 2021

Pregnant nurse attacker dies in jail 254

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By Michael MacLeodA MAN jailed for attacking a pregnant nurse has died in prison.John Ross, 46, was less than two weeks into a three-month sentence for ramming a table into the heavily pregnant nurse’s...

Nasty comments see 24-stone Kelly lose half her weight 253

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By Alexander LawrieA SCOTTISH super-slimmer has lost 12 stone – after a passing stranger’s nasty comment about her weight shocked her into action.Kelly Rodger, 31, was a size 30 and so big that her...

Brave military man leaves over £1million in his will 251

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By Alexander LawrieA SCOTS evangelist who won a top American military honour for bravery during WWII has left over £1 million in his will.Adam McLean passed away in April, aged 92, and his recently...

Bampots don’t understand Scots dialect 250

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By Michael MacLeodA LOCAL lingo guide to help Brits understand Scottish slang has been launched.Surprising new research found Scots phrases and sayings are like a foreign language to the majority of Brits.Sayings like ‘bairn,’...

Unique tidal clock worth £2,000 goes missing 249

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By Alexander Lawrie A UNIQUE clock which can accurately predict the sea tides has been stolen in audacious theft. Scottish clockmaker Archie McQuater designed the Tidal clock to correctly predict the rise and wane of the...

Car crash victim, 9, is lucky mascot for Scotland 248

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By Alexander LawrieA YOUNG boy who battled back from a horrific car crash will lead out the national team at Hampden Park on Saturday (11th).Lewis Robertson, 9, has been chosen as a mascot for...

Sheriff brands angry car smash teen a “complete radge” 247

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By Michael MacLeodA TEENAGER who stopped a random car and smashed the windscreen has been described as “a complete radge” by a sheriff.Peter MacDonald, 19, took out his anger on passing traffic after arguing...

Police patrol on electric bikes 246

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By Karrie GillettPOLICE officers will soon be patrolling the Scottish Parliament on electric-powered bikes.The small, almost-silent motorcycle can be spotted touring the streets around the parliament.And Lothian and Borders Police hope that the eco-friendly scooters –...

Scots want St Andrew’s Day celebration to rival all others 244

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By Scott ShepherdPatriotic Scots are calling for a bigger celebration on St. Andrew’s Day.A study by The Famous Grouse showed that eight of ten Scots thought the day would be a great chance to...

Mum’s fury over McDonald’s mix-up 243

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By Alexander LawrieA YOUNG mum turned up to a pre-booked party at her local McDonald’s with 13 kids in tow only to find it closed for refurbishmentThe disappointed toddlers – one as young as...

Fishing rod made from carrots sells out 242

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By Alexander LawrieTWO Scottish boffins have developed a new fishing rod – made entirely from carrots.David Hepworth and Eric Whale of CelluComp Ltd have designed the innovative rods from cellulose – a natural and...

Play centre scoops healthy prize 241

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By Lauren CrooksAN Indiana Jones-style play centre has been recognised as one of the best in the UK – with a special honour for its healthy menu.TimeTwisters opened in 2006 and boasts a multi-level...

QE2 bids farewell to British waters 238

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As part of her Farewell to the British Isles' tour the QE2 has berthed off the Edinburgh-Fife coastline.The iconic vessel set sail to Southampton before making her final voyage to New York.She will then...

Barry Ferguson to captain partnership with UNICEF 237

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By Karrie GillettRANGERS have become the first football club in Scotland to join forces with an international children’s charity.The groundbreaking partnership between the Glasgow club and UNICEF will be used to fund an education...

Record-breaking whisky collection comes home to Scotland 235

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By Alexander Lawrie THE WORLD’S largest whisky collection has returned home to Scotland. Over 3000 bottles of Scotland’s national drink – many of them unique - have been collected by a Brazilian collector over the past...

Tram anger as hole reaches it’s first birthday 234

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By Alexander Lawrie TRAM workers and shop owners came to blows yesterday (Mon) after a light-hearted prank went wrong. Beleaguered business owners on Edinburgh’s Leith Walk erected balloons and a two metre banner to ‘celebrate’ the...

Protest over drinking age plans 233

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CAMPAIGNERS against the proposed ban on under-21s buying alcohol at off-licences have staged a protest outside the Scottish Parliament. The groups are calling on the Scottish Government to drop plans to raise they minimum ages...

Disabled pensioner’s wedding blues 232

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By Michael MacLeodA DISABLED pensioner was left heartbroken after missing her son’s wedding - because a lift was broken.Charlotte Greig, 71, waited 20 years to see son David marry fiancée Helen at Dunfermline’s City...

Woman killed by truck at crossing 231

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By Michael MacLeodA WOMAN has been killed after being run over by a lorry at a pedestrian crossing.The pensioner was walking across Edinburgh’s Meadow Place Road when she was mown down.Witnesses suggested the truck went...

Cop in lost dad agony 229

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By Douglas WalkerA SENIOR police detective has been forced to take an agonising watching brief while colleagues search for his missing father.Inspector Graham Goulden, 40, has taken a back seat as fellow officers desperately...
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