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Firefighters rescue young deer caught in fence

The Scottish SPCA is caring for a young deer after he managed to lodge himself in a fence in Coatbridge.

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The moment that Hollywood realised a huge mistake had been at the Oscars. Picture: Getty

Leader comment: Best comedy… the 2017 Oscars

Anyone who has been tasked with the simple task of standing up on stage before an audience, opening an envelope and reading the name on the card within will tell you that it is a far more complicated matter than you might think.

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Thomas Thwaites wears prosthetic legs as he interacts with a goat on the slopes of Wolfenschiessen

‘GoatMan’ to reveal all at Edinburgh science festival

A man who transformed himself into a goat and lived with a herd in the Swiss Alps in a bid to escape the rat race will reveal how he fared to audiences at the Edinburgh International Science Festival in April.

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Warning to hang up on ‘Can you hear me?’ phone scam

Warning to hang up on ‘Can you hear me?’ phone scam

People are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Patch the Springer Spaniel at The Palace of Hollyrood in Edinburgh. Picture: SWNS

Dog in charge of protecting Queen at Balmoral retires

Her bark may have been worse than her bite, but Patch, the springer spaniel who helped guard the Royal Family during visits to 
Scotland, is retiring after nine years of loyal service.

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Kim Jong-nam in 2010: Picture: PA

Deadly nerve agent used in Kim Jong Un brother assassination

The banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent was used to kill the outcast half brother of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un in a bizarre airport attack, police have confirmed,

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Primark pulls Walking Dead t-shirt after row over racism

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Storm Doris forces Scottish footballer to train on motorway

Falkirk captain David McCracken didn’t let the Storm Doris snow stop his training when he got stuck in traffic on the motorway.

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Sutton's reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw eating a pie on the touchline. Picture: BBC/PA

Pie-eating goalkeeper resigns from club after viral stunt

Sutton reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has agreed to resign from the club after eating a pie in the dugout during Monday’s FA Cup defeat to Arsenal.

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A Disney pub crawl has been planned for the Capital. Picture; contrbuted

Disney pub crawl set for Edinburgh

A Disney pub crawl is being organised in the Capital on March 24.

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Horse whisperer Emma Massingale taking her Sheltland ponies on a 'practice run' trip on a boat in Devon before her trip. Picture: SWNS

Shetland ponies taken on boat adventure to meet relatives

This is the moment one of Britain’s leading horse trainers took her ponies to meet their relatives on the Shetland Islands - on a tiny boat.

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Rangers interim manager Graeme Murty cuts a frustrated, upside down figure.

Graeme Murty performs bizarre headstand during Rangers loss

Rangers interim boss Graeme Murty has become the latest Scottish football hero of social media after performing a frustrated headstand on the touchline during his side’s loss at Dundee.

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Identical twins Leah and Erin with their older sisters Charlotte and Isabelle. Picture: SWNS

Two sets of twins defy odds to be born on the same day

Parents believe they have beaten odds of 30 million to one after their newborn twins were born on the exact same day as their nine year old twins.

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Fans of Outlander are excited to see a horse of the same name at Cheltenham. Picture: Contributed

Fans back Outlander horse to be a hit at Cheltenham

Fans of the popular TV drama Outlander have begun indulging in a spot of betting after discovering that there is a horse of the same name running at the Cheltenham festival.

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Hugo Shelley from Pittenweem looks set to play an unlikely role in Nasas space programme

Scots designer creates ‘Space Poop’ pants for astronauts

In space, no-one can hear you flush, but even astronauts tasked with pushing back the boundaries of science must answer nature’s call. Now, a young product designer from a Fife fishing village has helped to solve one of space travel’s most unsavoury conundrums.

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Paddy Power placed 'Welcome to Jurassic Park' ahead of their vote on female members. Picture;c ontributed

Muirfield taunted ahead of female member vote

Muirfield golf course was taunted by bookmaker Paddy Power this morning after the company attached a ‘Welcome to Jurassic Park’ sign on the entrance gate to the club.

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Springer spaniel Barney has a new jacket, courtesy of the SWI. Picture: Contributed

Women’s Institute knit jackets for homeless dogs

KNITTERS from Scotland’s Women’s Institutes (SWI) have stepped in to help dozens of homeless dogs being discriminated against because of the colour of their fur.

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Church helping patients fight dementia through hymns

A SCOTTISH church is helping support dozens of people with dementia through the medium of music.

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Experts had warned of a 9 per cent rise in the cost of Prosecco.

Prosecco crisis over as supermarket creates £5 fizz

RUMOURS of post-Brexit price hikes have sent Prosecco lovers into a spin in fear that they will no longer be able to afford their favourite bottle of fizz.
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Lloyds of London announced the change in an internal staff memo. Picture: Getty Images

Workers hit back at Lloyd’s over daytime drinking ban

It is an iconic image of the City of London: booze-fuelled financial workers knocking back a liquid lunch before a busy afternoon making deals on the trading floor.

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