Highland woman becomes first known person to keep bumblebee as a pet

A woman in the Highlands has become the first person known to have kept a bumblebee as a pet.

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A lightsaber fight has been planned in the Meadows

Star Wars Day: Lightsaber fight planned in the Meadows on May the 4th

A Facebook event has called on Star Wars fans to gather in the Meadows on May 4th to celebrate with a lightsaber fight.

Dolly the Sheep evaded bungling kidnappers. Picture: Ben Curtis

How Dolly the sheep hid from bungling would-be kidnappers

Dolly the sheep was once at the centre of a bungled kidnap plot by green activists, it has emerged.

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Korean Billy explaining the meaning of the Edinburgh dialect word 'radge'. Picture: YouTube

Watch: South Korean YouTube star explains Edinburgh dialects

Is this pure barry? Or should Korean Billy be told to hud his wheesht?

Walkers Shortbread use different branding from traditional tartan overseas

Shortbread boss warns Union Jack boycott could “kill Scottish jobs”

The managing director of Walkers Shortbread has claimed boycotts are “killing Scottish jobs” after debate over the firm’s Union Jack flag branding.

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Complaints have been made following the Walkers shortbread branding which features the Union Jack.

Anger over Union Jack flag branding on Scottish shortbread

A major Scottish exporter has received complaints over products being sold abroad with Union Jack branding.

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Bread and milk have become highly sought after in the wake of Scotland's trouble with the snow. Picture: Getty

Judy Murray among those to hail ‘new’ Flower of Scotland lyrics

Judy Murray has become one of several Scots to hail an alternative version of the country’s national anthem ‘Flower of Scotland’.

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WATCH: Skier takes on Edinburgh landmarks in the snow

WATCH: Skier takes on Edinburgh landmarks in the snow

An Edinburgh-based freelance filmmaker took advantage of the recent snowfall in the wake of the Beast from the East to film himself skiing some of the city’s most famous landmarks.

Glasgow OAP was caught on film pelting pedestrians

Watch: Cheeky Glasgow OAP pelts pedestrians with snowballs

Over the last 72 hours, Scots have been battling through blizzards,

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Scout leader hits the slopes with ‘snow kayak’

While travel warning were issued for much on Scotland, one scout leader took a new approach to travelling as the adverse weather struck.


Netflix and chill: Edinburgh man creates ‘snowfa’ cinema in garden

FOR some Capital residents, a snow day means curling up in front of the TV and waiting out the stormy conditions.

A Deliveroo driver ditched the bike for a rather unconventional approach

Brave Deliveroo driver enlists snowboard to complete job

An enterprising driver for restaurant delivery service Deliveroo has been hailed as a ‘hero’ after being picture completing a job via snowboard.

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WATCH: Skier braves blizzard to hitch a ride along George Street

A video of a man skiing along George Street in Edinburgh while tethered to the back of a van has gone viral.

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Deer in the snow. PIC: Flickr/Rachel Kramer.

Video: Family of deer go for stroll in snowy town centre

The ‘beast from the east’ may have swept in - but this family of deer are taking it all in their stride.

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Stock image of Kelvingrove in the snow.

Video shows man snowboarding in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park

While many have been plagued by travel chaos and delays as a result of the winter weather, some have been taking full advantage.

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Alex Corbisiero on stage at Murrayfield

Video: Former England international raps about Calcutta Cup defeat on stage at Murrayfield

A video showing a former England prop rapping on stage at Murrayfield has amassed more than 1,000 views since being posted on Facebook.

The Blue Cheese egg. Picture: Asda.

Asda divide opinion after launching Easter Egg made of cheese

Asda is bidding to make Easter accessible to those who don’t like chocolate with a festive egg made entirely out of cheese.

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Runaway cow creates a keeper crisis at Queen of the South

Queen of the South could be without a back-up goalkeeper for Saturday’s clash with Dunfermline after Sam Henderson was hit by a runaway cow.

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Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert

AG Barr have issued an apology after an Irn Bru advert sparked complaints to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA).


In pictures: 10 Edinburgh urban myths everyone believed

Regardless of where you bide or hail from, we all love to perpetuate a good urban myth.

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