Saturday, January 16, 2021

Schoolboys risked death in YouTube gun prank

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By Michael MacLeodTWO teenage boys risked being gunned down by police while filming a toy gun shoot out for YouTube.The internet clip, published last...

Teenager in awe of great uncle’s heroic war medals

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By Alexander Lawrie   A SCOTTISH schoolboy visited Edinburgh Castle yesterday to view his war hero uncle’s Victoria Cross for the first time.   James Kellock, 15, from...

Pie competition heats up

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By Karrie Gillett   MORE than 70 butchers and bakers are battling it out to be crowned the world’s top pie maker.   The hotly contested title of...

Hospital supervision order for ‘snooping’ councillor

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By Michael MacLeodA MAVERICK councillor has been banned from going into a hospital without supervision after allegedly snooping in to steal confidential information.Ellen Glass is...

School kids pop in to poppy factory

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By Alexander LawrieSCOTS schoolkids accompanied Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop on a tour of the Lady Haig Poppy Factory yesterday. (Tues)   In the week leading up...

Mystery of the phantom piano player

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By Alexander LawrieA NINETEENTH century piano once played by Fredric Chopin is spooking guests and staff at a historic Scottish country home.Visitors, staff and...

Greyfriar ghosts caught on camera

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By Kate SmailTWO pals claim to have captured mysterious ghostly images on their mobile phones after an unsupervised visit to a graveyard dubbed the...

Model boat sparks Coastguard ‘rescue’

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By Alexander Lawrie  COASTGUARDS had to laugh when flashing red and white lights in the sea caused panic – but turned out to be a...

WRI swaps baking for a gladitorial battle

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By Kate SmailTWO Gladiators faced their fiercest competitors yet yesterday (THURS) – a group of ladies from the WRI.Tornado and Enigma arrived at a...

Roses from Chick-kick MSP 289

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By Michael MacLeodA BUNCH of red roses is on its way to Chick Young - from the team of MSPs who kicked him off...

Gold trade-ins soar as value hits 25 year high 283

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By Douglas WalkerCANNY divorcees are taking advantage of record high gold prices and selling off their wedding rings to beat the credit crunch.One jeweller...

£300,000 for important Allan Ramsay portrait 280

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By Alexander Lawrie   A PAINTING described as “one of the most important Scottish portraits to be offered at auction this year” sold for almost £300,000...

Sir Sean’s twang is top of the Scots 276

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By Alexander Lawrie   SIR SEAN Connery’s unmistakable twang has been voted the nation’s favourite accent.   Music presenter Edith Bowman and Irish actor James Nesbitt are also...

Kenny Richey tells killer: “Burn in hell” 274

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By Douglas WalkerFORMER Death Row con Kenny Richey has told a sick killer who begged him for advice to ‘burn in hell’.Evil Stuart Jack,...

These are not just any Christmas sweets..these are out-of-date Marks and Spencer sweets 271

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By Alexander Lawrie   A POPULAR high street store has been criticised after it emerged bags of their Christmas sweets go out of date two weeks...

Tributes for tragic “free spirit” Jamie 270

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By Michael MacLeodA budding music producer died after crashing his car - just ten minutes from home.Jamie Makarewicz, 23, lost control of his MG sports...

MSPs take on Scottish football greats in anti-racism challenge 269

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A TEAM of MSPs took on Scottish football greats in a bid to drive racism out of football.The Scottish Parliament's team - including Ken...

Richey dreams of escaping ‘goldfish bowl’ Scotland 267

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By Douglas WalkerFORMER Death Row con Kenny Richey is fleeing Scotland for the US when he is released from prison.Richey, 44, says he needs...

Posh chippy told to ditch giant wrappers 266

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By Michael MacLeodA POSH chippy has been ordered to ditch its giant wrappers because they fill bins too fast and encourage “messy” seagulls.Fish suppers...

‘Auld Lang Syne’ couple snubbed by Hogmanay organisers 265

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By Douglas Walker THE couple whose rendition of ‘Auld Lang Syne’ had Sex and the City movie audiences in tears has been snubbed by Scots...
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