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Naked Rambler costs us £500,000

The Naked Rambler has cost the Scottish taxpayer half a million pounds. Stephen Gough has racked up the eye-watering total by being almost permanently in prison over...

Luke Mitchell’s appeals cost taxpayers more than £112,000

NOTORIOUS killer Luke Mitchell has cost taxpayers more than £112,000 in legal aid bills since his conviction, official figures show.  One of his court appeals...

Scots council blasted for blowing £25k on search for new boss

A SCOTS council is under fire after deciding to spend £25,000 just to hire a new chief executive. Part of the money will be spent...

Council chiefs under fire over £500,000 taxi perk

COUNCIL chiefs have been condemned for planning to spend more than half a million pounds on taxi trips while slashing services elsewhere. Edinburgh Council is...

Edinburgh city chiefs target ‘gas guzzlers’ in parking charges hike

By Oliver Farrimond EDINBURGH council is set to unveil harsh measures intended to punish drivers of “gas-guzzling” cars. City bosses are planning to levy steep charges...

Environment watchdog uses flights three times per day

By Rory Reynolds SCOTLAND’S environmental watchdog has come under fire after it emerged that staff took nearly three flights a day last year. The Scottish Environmental...

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