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Ex-Morton and Gretna player describes ‘surreal’ match in North Korea

A footballer who spent time at Morton, Gretna and Stirling Albion has talked about the ‘surreal’ experience of playing a competitive match in North Korea.

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Bespoke sword-making service coming to Edinburgh

Bespoke sword-making service coming to Edinburgh

Scotland’s leading licensed sword seller, The Knight’s Vault, has launched a bespoke sword-making service in Edinburgh due to popular demand.

News
87-year-old Alex Stewart enrolling at university for the eighth time. Picture: SWNS

Oldest Scots student, 87, enrolls at university for 8th time

An 87-year-old pensioner who left school at 14 “with nothing” is Scotland’s oldest university student after enrolling at university - for the eighth time.

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The can exploded and blasted Bud Kane's fridge door open. Picture: John Devlin

Irn-Bru makers launch probe after exploding can frightens dog

The makers of Scotland’s favourite fizzy drink have launched an investigation after a can of Irn-Bru exploded in a man’s fridge and terrified his dog.

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Tom Hetherington. Picture: Mark Bourdillon/Channel 4 Television/PA Wire

Great Brtish Bake off: Tom’s journey ends

The Great British Bake Off’s Tom Hetherington has said his choice of showstopper was “a wrong one” as he became the fourth baker to be booted from the competition.

Lifestyle

Heel Hitler: Perth OAP furious with Amazon for swastika shoes

A furious pensioner has spoken of his shock after claiming his brand new slippers had “swastikas all over the soles”.

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Police response to Facebook parking jibe goes viral

Police response to Facebook parking jibe goes viral

Police officers had the last laugh after a driver took to Facebook to try to catch them out for bad parking.

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Leonardo Hotels offers the appropriate room product

Hotel becomes first in Scotland to launch ‘women friendly rooms’

It’s a move that may raise eyebrows with some.

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RIAS House in Central Station Royal Institute Architects in Scotland  House to mark 2017 Year of Architecture and Design

Architects anger at “embarrassing” pop-up house at Glasgow Central

The professional body representing Scottish architects has been accused of damaging the reputation of several well-known practices with an “embarrassing” pop-up installation in Scotland’s busiest train station.

Glasgow & Strathclyde 10
Jamie Ormiston, from the River Forth Fisheries Trust

Conservationists who have been using a novel technique to save fish from a Scottish river during a major project to improve migration routes for spawning salmon and other species. Pciture: Neil Hanna Photography

Electrofishing used in Edinburgh conservation project

Conservationists have been using a novel technique to save fish in a Scottish river as part of a major project to improve migration routes for spawning salmon and other species.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Queen on the hunt for a new cleaner in Edinburgh

Queen on the hunt for a new cleaner in Edinburgh

The Queen is on the hunt for a new cleaner in Edinburgh.

News
Police were called to reports of a big cat in Forfar. Picture: John Devlin

Police in Angus respond to reports of ‘big cat’

A police probe was launched at the weekend after officers were alerted to reports of a mysterious big cat roaming around Angus.

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Actor Richard Dreyfuss didn't hold back on Twitter when talking with his son. Picture: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Jaws star Richard Dreyfuss teases son about rehab on Twitter

Academy Award winning actor Richard Dreyfuss teased his son on Twitter about college and rehab.

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A Boris Johnson impersonator holds a Theresa May puppet during an Exit for Brexit rally during the second day of the Liberal Democrats Autumn Conference. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

‘Boris Johnson’ uses Bruno Mars and puppet to poke fun at PM

A Boris Johnson lookalike drew large crowds on Bournemouth seafront singing songs poking fun at the Foreign Secretary and Theresa May.

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Brewdog have an interesting way in handling online comments

Introducing the witty way Brewdog is handling online complaints

A Scottish beer brand has pulled another interesting marketing stunt by putting customer complaints on staff t-shirts

News
SSPCA rescue giant iguana from main road

SSPCA rescue giant iguana from main road

The Scottish SPCA was called out on Tuesday after a giant iguana was discovered in a layby next to the A702.

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A top Irish greyhound has tested positive for cocaine. Picture: Nadine Rupp/Bongarts/Getty Images

Top greyhound tested positive for cocaine three times

A top Irish greyhound has tested positive for cocaine three times.

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Blair Drummond appeals for names for new meerkats

Want to meet the latest meerkat arrivals at Blair Drummond? Then suggest to their keepers what they should be called. Simples.

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Scots make-up artist sets up salon inside a plane in her garden

A 25-year-old makeup artist launched her first salon today - inside a converted airplane in her back garden.

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Gurinder Bharaj was jailed after being caught with more than 100,000 unlicensed doses of erectile dysfunction medicine. Picture: SWNS

Man jailed after being caught with 100,000 does of fake Viagra

A man has been jailed after being caught with more than 100,000 unlicensed doses of fake Viagra.

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