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In pictures: ‘Brutal’ attacks by dolphins on porpoises captured off Scotland

Two photographers caught the dramatic moment dolphins terrorised porpoises off the coast of North East Scotland.

Aberdeen & North East 1
Brie cheese. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Bizarre claims middle-class women are taking MDMA via cheese

A new drug-taking trend known as ‘brieing’ has seen a growing number of middle-class people taking MDMA wrapped in cheese, it was claimed yesterday.

Odd 6

Revealed: Survey uncovers what Scots hate most about Scotland

Midge, potholes, and weather such that light cloud cover and temperatures just in double figures is enough to signal “taps aff!” have been unveiled as the things people living in Scotland hate most about their country, in a new poll unveiled today.

Odd 80

Gammon racism row: why people are arguing about gammon

People are currently arguing about whether “gammon” is a racial slur – welcome to politics in 2018.

Politics 49

Jane Bradley: Royal wedding marked with condoms, crisps and Top Trumps

The marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has produced some unusual memorabilia, from ‘Ginger & Sparkle’ parsnip crisps with edible glitter to Crown Jewels Heritage condoms, finds Jane Bradley

Opinion
California Republican John Cox (left) and Aberdeeshire Councillor John Cox (right).

Confused Americans urge Scots councillor to exit governor race

A Scottish councillor is facing a barrage of criticism and calls to step down -- after being confused with a candidate in the race to be governor of California.

Odd 1
Two foodies have tied the knot at an extravagant macaroni cheese themed wedding. Picture: SWNS

Foodies tie the knot at macaroni cheese themed wedding

Two foodies from Glasgow have tied the knot at an extravagant macaroni cheese themed wedding.

Odd

Newlyweds’ stranded on Scottish island saved by Hebridean airline

A tiny island air carrier has stepped in to give a loved-up couple a chance of making it to Thailand for their honeymoon.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands

North Coast 500 poster showcases road not on route

This view of Glen Docherty on the North Coast 500 publicity poster is stunning - but it’s not actually on the route.

Odd

A window into the past: Polwarth shop display unchanged in over 30 years

They say time stands still for no one, but it seems the old proverb does not readily apply to Polwarth window displays.

News
The shoes have been released on ASOS with many pointing out their similarities to a can of Irn Bru. Picture; ASOS

Scots’ delight as ‘Irn Bru’ shoes released

The love of Irn Bru in Scotland is well known across the world, and some fans could soon be representing their love of the fizzy drink in their footwear.

News 5
Buyers were offered 'free collection in person' but warned the seller won't accept returns. Picture: Graham Robson\Geograph

Pranksters put Borders school up for sale on eBay

Pranksters have put their secondary school up for sale on eBay for a bargain price of £2,018.

Dumfries & Borders
A silicone version of the actor John Goodman sits in the car park of Bill's Tool Store. Picture: SWNS

John Goodman dummy sparks dead body fears outside Glasgow shop

Police were called to an art installation of a life-like dummy of John Goodman sitting in a car - after it was mistaken for a dead body.

Odd

Drinking gin and tonic could help reduce hay fever symptoms

A study has found that drinking gin and tonic can help ease the symptoms of hayfever.

Lifestyle 3

Drilling ship called to help search for Scots boys’ pirate ship

An offshore drilling ship has been called in to help the search for a toy pirate ship on an ambitious 3,000-mile-journey across the Atlantic Ocean.

Odd

PETA ask Council for permission to place plaque ‘in memory of cows’ at slaughterhouse site

PETA have asked Edinburgh Council for permission to place a commemorative plaque on newly discovered 19th century slaughterhouse site

News 6
Here’s how you can get 25% more Tesco Clubcard points for the entire year

Here’s how you can get 25% more Tesco Clubcard points for the entire year

It caused a stir at the start of the year when it was announced that Tesco was changing it’s Clubcard Reward scheme

News 1
Lionel Richie shows his support for St Johnstone. Picture: Contributed

Lionel Richie shows support for St Johnstone ahead of Perth gig

Hibs have the Proclaimers, Kilmarnock can count on Marie Osmond’s support and David Hasselhoff has a penchant for Partick Thistle. And now St Johnstone have their very own fan from the world of music.

St Johnstone 2
The fire broke out in the early hours of the morning. Picture: contributed

Clubbers in ‘jockstraps’ and ‘harnesses’ forced to evacuate nightclub

A fire alarm at a popular nightclub saw clubbers dressed in ‘jockstraps’ and ‘harnesses’ forced to evacuate onto an Edinburgh street on Saturday night.

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