Virgin Trains offer signed Will Ferrell toilet seat as prize

VIRGIN Trains have launched a new competition where rail passengers can be in with a chance to win a toilet seat signed by Anchorman star Will Ferrell.

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Airship2 is situated in an idyllic location. Picture: Airbnb

Is this Scotland’s most unusual Airbnb?

Want to experience what it is like to live on an airship? Thanks to an Airbnb user it is possible to so in Scotland.

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Video: Dundonian dialect hilariously explained by Korean Billy

Popular Seoul vlogger Korean Billy has returned with a hilarious video explaining the a Scottish dialect and accent.


Brechin man’s Aberdeen FC attic wins Britain’s best man cave

A FATHER-OF-TWO from Brechin who spent six months and £2,000 building the ultimate tribute to Aberdeen FC in his attic has been crowned the winner of ‘Britain’s best man cave’.

Owner of Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe Tanya Salitura is opening a cafe in December.

Edinburgh Chihuahua Cafe opening date revealed

Dog lovers rejoice! A Chihuahua Cafe is to open in the Capital.

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Those with union-themed street names are less likely to identify themselves as Scottish only

Research finds your street name shows how Scottish you feel

Scots living on streets commemorating Britain are less likely to define themsleves as Scottish only, new research has revealed.

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Cards Against Humanity have bought land on the US Mexico Border. Picture: GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images

Cards Against Humanity buys US border land to ‘save America’

A popular game has taken it into its own hands to prevent Donald Trump from building a wall along the US Mexico border.

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Greggs faced a call for a boycott due to the Nativity scene. Picture: Taylor Herring/Greggs/PA Wire

Calls for Greggs boycott after sausage roll replaced Jesus

Greggs the bakers has apologised for placing a sausage roll in the Nativity scene to advertise its Advent calendar.

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Ronaldinho gave Steven Pressley the runaround in an exhibition match. Picture: AP Photo/Frank Augstein

Ronaldinho bamboozles Steven Pressley in exhibition match

Steven Pressley got the full Ronaldinho treatment in an exhibition match with the Brazilian providing photos to prove it.

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A former Facebook President spoke out about the network last week

Is this Christmas card too ‘sexual’ for Facebook?

An artist from Hawick was baffled when her painting of a robin redbreast was banned from the Facebank social media site for being too sexual.

Artist's drawing provided by Transport for NSW shows the design of the last ferry in a new Sydney Harbour fleet which will be christened Ferry McFerryface. Picture: Transport for NSW via AP

Harbour vessel to be named Ferry McFerryface in nod to Boaty campaign

A new habour ferry will be christened Ferry McFerryface in homage to the mow famous Mc-moniker, Boaty McBoatface.

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‘Record year’ for alleged sightings of Loch Ness monster

Fans of Scotland’s favourite mythical beast have enjoyed a bumper 2017, with Nessie enthusiasts claiming a record number of sightings have been made.

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The Greggs 'sausage roll in a manger'. Picture: Contributed

Greggs to release Christmas advent calendar

GREGGS the bakers have announced they are to release their very own Christmas advent calendar featuring Greggs-themed pictures behind each door - including a sausage roll in a manger.

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The West Midlands Ambulance Service were left an angry note while helping a patient. Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Ambulance staff helping patient left angry note by driver

Staff for a British ambulance service were left an angry note while they were helping a patient who had to be rushed to hospital.

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Oakley United's goalkeeper was sent off in a bizarre incident in a juniors match with Tranent. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Bizarre sending off in juniors as keeper fights own fans

Tranent Juniors progressed to the third round of the third round of the East of Scotland Cup after a 5-1 win over Oakley United, helped after the Okaley goalkeeper was sent off for fighting with his own supporters.

Artur Boruc applauds the Polish fans in his final appearance for the national team. Picture: Adam Nurkiewicz/Getty Images

Ex-Celtic keeper Artur Boruc given ‘simply the best’ send-off

Fromer Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc was given a raucous send-off in his last appearance for the Polish national team while Simply the Best played over the speaker system.

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The video suggests using a rubber strap to secure wheelie bins but one islander suggested that would not stop them blowing away.

Gone with the wind? Islanders are shown video on how to put out bins

Living in the windiest place in Britain, Shetlanders are used to losing outdoor possessions to the severe gales that sweep across the treeless islands.

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A woman has been jailed after duping film-makers into believing she could get them behind-the-scenes access to Hillary Clintons presidential campaign. Picture: AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Scot woman jailed for Hilary Clinton documentary dupe

A woman has been jailed after duping film-makers into believing she could get them behind-the-scenes access to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

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Scotland has been voted the home of the best accent in the UK

‘Scottish’ voted best regional accent in UK

Scottish people’s distinctive way of speaking has been voted the best accent in the UK, according to a new poll across the country.

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Markus Meechan's video of his girlfriend's dog Buddha. Picture: YouTube

Scot denies committing a hate crime by filming dog doing ‘Nazi salute’

A man has denied committing a hate crime by filming a pet pug giving Nazi salutes and putting the footage on YouTube.

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