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“Incompetent” Edinburgh Council plans anti-skid coating for tram tracks

EDINBURGH tram chiefs have been accused of "incompetence" after it emerged ant-skid coating may be needed on the tracks to stop cyclists crashing. Hundreds of...

Showbiz agents boycott council over Peter Andre row

FURIOUS showbiz agents have refused to supply a Scots council with celebrities - after the cost of Peter Andre’s Christmas light switch-on was revealed. Agents...

Council spends £9.5K on holidays for troubled kids and carers

A SCOTS council spent nearly £9,500 sending troubled youngsters and their carers on luxury holidays abroad. Shetland Council forked out the “totally inappropriate” sum treating...

Tram chiefs wasted £400 on fake cake no-one could eat

TRAM chiefs have been castigated for wasting almost £400 on a fake cake that nobody could eat. Despite ongoing anger at the £750m cost of...

Top official chauffeured on 500-yard trips

SCOTLAND’S most senior civil servant enjoyed a string of chauffeur-driven car journeys of less than a mile - all at the taxpayers’ expense. Sir Peter...

Taxpayers forced to pay more against “wayward prison officers”

PRISON bosses in Scotland will spend £2million pounds beefing up security – to stop their own staff smuggling in drugs and mobile phones. The Scottish...

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