Shop flooded with 2,000 orders for Buckfast Easter Egg

An off-licence in Northern Ireland looking to make a fast buck has been flooded with orders for its tonic wine-themed Easter eggs.

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Video: Chance to spot Northern Lights in Edinburgh tonight

Stargazers have said that there is a chance of spotting the Northern Lights across Edinburgh and the Lothians tonight following sightings last night.

The production of whisky creates Baudoinia compniacensis fungus as a by-product. Picture: John Devlin

Couple take legal action against Diageo over ‘whisky fungus’

A couple have won a landmark judgment allowing them to proceed with legal action against one of Scotland’s largest whisky distillers over the blackening of their home caused by fungus created in the production of the spirit.

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Man proposes to girlfriend using info board at Glasgow Central

Man proposes to girlfriend using info board at Glasgow Central

A man has proposed to his girlfriend using the information board at Glasgow Central station.

Sacha Dench is planning to fly 'from tip to toe' of the Hebrides. Picture: Contributed

‘Human swan’ planning flight over Hebrides

A conservationist who made headlines when she made a 4,500-mile paraglider flight following a route used by migrating swans has revealed plans for a similar journey over the Hebrides.

A rise in the number of doggy day care and dog walking businesses has sparked an increased interest in canine first aid courses, writes Jane Bradley.

Jane Bradley: My new pet subject - CPR for dogs

Demand for canine first aid is rising, but pity any pooch that has to rely on my efforts in an emergency, says Jane Bradley

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The tenant was penalised by the housing association after her dog fouled communal areas. Picture: TSPL

Housing association tenant in Aboyne evicted over dog fouling

A housing association tenant has been evicted from her property after a two-and-a-half year-long battle over her dogs being allowed to foul in communal areas.

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The new tokens are shown in gold, next to the existing tokens that survived the cut. Picture: AP

Monopoly replaces classic tokens with penguin and T-Rex

The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly.

Information relating to 43,000 people has been accessed in the breach.

Tens of thousands affected by ABTA website data breach

Data belonging to 43,000 people has been hacked after a cyber attack on the website of travel and tourism body ABTA.

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Five-stone popcorn ball returned to shop by mystery thief

Police say a 5-stone popcorn ball worth hundreds of dollars that was swiped from a shop in Cleveland, Ohio where it was being auctioned has been returned.

Some online gaming sites are encouraging children to take part in gambling.

Gambling warning for children's online gaming

Children playing online video games are being lured into illegal online gambling, experts have warned.

Nicola Sturgeon made the comment in the aftermath of the Six Nations match. Picture: John Devlin

Nicola Sturgeon pokes fun at rugby with ‘indyref’ tweet

Nicola Sturgeon was able to see the funny side of Scotland’s Six Nations defeat at the hands of England at the weekend.

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Professor Robert Kelly being interrupted by his children during an interview live on BBC News about South Korea. Picture: PA

Children interrupt interview live on BBC News

A guest being interviewed on the BBC News channel got more than he bargained for when his children interrupted the live broadcast.

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Sergi Roberto celebrates (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Barcelona fans comeback roar recorded on Richter Scale

Barcelona fans literally made the earth move at the Nou Camp when Sergi Roberto’s dramatic late goal saw them claim a remarkable win over Paris St Germain on Wednesday.

What odds? Seven nuns sit waiting for a train at Seven Sisters station

Seven sisters captured on camera at Seven Sisters station

A commuter was stunned when he spotted seven nuns on an train platform - at Seven Sisters station.

Lego themed sets including Lego City, Friends and Ninjago boosted Lego sales to �4.4bn in 2016. Picture: Contributed

Lego to build up digital games as sales hit record high

It is seen as a quintessentially traditional building toy, but now Lego has revealed plans to drive traffic to its digital games and activities as it revealed the highest sales in its 85-year history.

Whittinghame House is the former family home of Arthur Balfour.

Former Prime Minister’s home goes on the market for £1.85m

A flat in a country mansion which was once the family home of prime minister Arthur Balfour has gone on the market for £1.85 million.

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"I pointed out to the waitress that there was enough chilli flakes on it to floor a horse". Picture: TSPL

How I made £1,800 by complaining

How much extra can you pocket if you complain for a year? Chris Owen finds out.

A humpback whale breaching in the Firth of Forth of the coast of Kinghorn, Fife. Picture; Allan Brown; SWNS

Humpback whale spotted in Forth

A HUMPBACK whale has been captured leaping into the sky from the Firth of Forth in a series of extraordinary pictures.

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