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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”.

Odd
Simon Howie has built up a sizeable portfolio covering sectors including shower panels and shipping. Picture: Contributed

‘Scottish Butcher’ Simon Howie seeks bigger slice of market

It’s often said that successful retailers lure customers and get the tills ringing by selling the sizzle, not the sausage.

Farming
Fingask Castle in Perthshire. 
Picture: Robert Perry

Tributes paid to ‘true character’ who died in crash at wedding

Tributes have been paid to a wedding guest described as “a true character” who died in a car crash in the grounds of a picturesque castle.

Transport
Fingask Castle, near Perth. Picture: Google

Man, 29, dies in road accident inside Scottish castle grounds

A 29-year-old man has died in a road accident in the grounds of a castle.

Perth
Robert and Ruth Fergus leave court. 
Picture: Perthshire Picture Agency

Naked pensioners trash luxury hotel in late night rampage

A pair of pensioners caused chaos and destruction during a late night naked rampage at a luxury Perthshire hotel.

Perth
SSE will use the bond proceeds to refinance its wind farm portfolio. Picture: John Devlin

SSE launches record ‘green bond’ to tackle climate change

Utility giant SSE has issued the biggest-ever “green” bond by a UK company.

News
Police called to incident in Perth. Picture: John Devlin

Polcie with riot shields called to stand-off with man on roof

Riot police have been called to a man staging a rooftop stand-off in Perth.

Perth
The firms will work with NHS Scotland on treatments for conditions including diabetes. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Six SMEs selected to collaborate with NHS Scotland

Six Scottish small and medium-sized businesses have won seven new contracts with NHS Scotland to help drive treatment and innovation in dermatology, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Tech
Grace, left, and Kara, were last known to be in the Alyth area. Picture: Police Scotland

Missing girls, 8 and 5, found safe and well in Northern Ireland

Two sisters reported missing have been found in Northern Ireland, police have said.

News
The Gleneagles Hotel shop was robbed. PIcture; Dan Phillips

Man remanded over Gleneagles hotel armed robbery

A man has appeared in court charged with theft and firearms offences over an armed robbery at Gleneagles Hotel.

Perth
ScottishPower and SSE are facing tough competition from smaller rivals. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

‘Big six’ energy firms SSE and ScottishPower shed customers

Scots utility giants SSE and ScottishPower have lost hundreds of thousands of customer accounts as households continue to switch away from the “big six” players to smaller rivals.

News
Scots schoolboy unable to eat solid food after playground attack

Scots schoolboy unable to eat solid food after playground attack

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy had his jaw broken in a playground fight over stolen cigarettes.

Perth
Dougie the Cocker Spaniel sits'. A dog owner nearly lost their pet after it nearly died from swallowing a stick. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)

Dog owner warns fetching sticks could kill pets after close call

A pet owner is warning of the dangers of throwing sticks for dogs after her Sprocker Spaniel swallowed one and nearly died.

News
Rebekah Faldon at the bar with a detox smoothie. Picture: Taymouth Marina/Facebook

Perthshire resort offering first teetotal stag and hen parties

It sounds like a contradiction in terms, but one Perthshire hotel is offering teetotal stag and hen parties.

Perth
Brian Souter, who is planning to build a road and bridge on his property. Picture: Contributed

Brian Souter wins fight to build road and bridge near his home

STAGECOACH tycoon Sir Brian Souter has won a battle to build a new road and bridge near his mansion after telling neighbours he is not planning a housing development at the site.

Perth
From left: Andy Ritchie, Charlie Carnegie and Chris Horne outside Campbell Dallas' new Perth office. Picture: Jakub Iwanicki

Accountant Campbell Dallas goes for growth in Perthshire

Accountancy firm Campbell Dallas has acquired Perth-based Bell & Company, a long-established practice specialising in owner-managed businesses and private clients.

Financial
Economy secretary Keith Brown displays the A9 sections due to be dualled by 2025. Picture: Janes Barlow

Alastair Dalton: Scotland’s roads set for giant road-building programmes

The almost-complete Queensferry Crossing may be huge, but it will be dwarfed by the scale of Scotland’s next batch of major roads schemes.

Opinion
Gillespie Macandrew chief executive Chris West. Picture: Contributed

Law firm Gillespie Macandrew sees profits take a dip

Law firm Gillespie Macandrew has reported a record rise in turnover although investment in staff and premises saw profits dip.

Law
Stagecoach said it was 'disappointed' to report losses at Virgin Trains East Coast. Picture: David Parry/PA Wire

Stagecoach in government talks after East Coast main line hit

Profits at Stagecoach plummeted by more than 80 per cent after being hit by exceptional charges over the loss-making East Coast main line franchise.

News
Gleneagels Hotel boutique was target of armed robbers.

Armed gang raid Gleneagles Hotel jeweller

Designer watches have been stolen in a “shocking” armed robbery at a jewellery store in the five-star Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort.

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