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Skin-crawling image shows “tens of thousands” of midges caught in a trap on a Scots island

A SKIN-CRAWLING image shows “tens of thousands” of midges caught on a bug trap on a Scots Island. Sheena Campbell emptied the trap last week...

Scientists discover previously-unknown viruses carried by the Scottish midge

SCOTLAND's biting midge population carries previously-unknown viruses, according to new research. For the first time scientists at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) were able to study the total collection of viruses...

Midgepocalypse – third swarm of midges emerge from hibernation NINE months early

RAVENOUS blood-sucking midges have emerged for a third swarm of the season in Scotland - nine months early. Midge expert Dr Alison Blackwell today (thur)...

Woman needs hospital treatment for midge stuck in ear

A WOMAN needed hospital treatment on the first day of her Hebridean holiday after a midge lodged deep inside her ear. Tracy Macinnes was driven...

Scientists to research why some Scots are biologically blessed with natural midge repellent

SCIENTISTS are launching research into why some Scots have developed a natural resistance to midge bites. It is currently known that around one in seven...

Iconic Trainspotting station has to go to rehab

By Michael MacLeod THE desolate Scots train station made famous in cult film Trainspotting is getting a £400,000 facelift - because it is so popular...

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