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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.

Queen of the South

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).

News

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.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians
Louise Reay Louise Beamont (far right'') is being sued by her ex-husband. Picture: submitted

Ex-husband sues comedian for £30k over Edinburgh Fringe jokes

An award-winning comedian is being sued for £30,000 by her former husband after using material about their marriage in a show at the Edinburgh Fringe.

News 5
The dust storm. Picture: Queensland police

Dust storm covers Australian town in orange fog

A town in Australia has been blanketed by orange dust after a dust-storm swept through the outback and caused damage to homes and trees.

News 1

Travel review slams Ben Nevis for being ‘too high and steep’

A one star TripAdvisor review that pans Britain’s highest peak for being too high and steep has gone viral.

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In pictures: 10 of the harshest TripAdvisor reviews of Scotland

There is no pleasing some people.

Travel 1
Mars Curiosity rover and St Kilda - worlds apart. Pictures: Wikimedia Commons

Nasa’s Mars Curiosity rover explores St Kilda

NASA’S rover Curiosity has been examining an area on Mars named after the Outer Hebridean archipelago St Kilda.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands

Whisky Distillery Tester wanted - Is this Scotland’s best job?

A Scottish stag party experts site is offering a dream job to whisky lovers.

News

Tennent’s create ultimate assistant for Alex McLeish in Scotland role

Scottish football sponsors Tennent’s Lager have launched their candidate for the assistant manager role.

Odd

In pictures: 21 things you’ll only understand if you’re from Edinburgh

There are many great things about being an Edinburgher that those born elsewhere will never understand.

News 4
Buddy perched on his rescuer's steering wheel after being found on a clifftop with the bird now safely back home. PIC: SSPCA.

Buddy the budgie returns home after clifftop rescue

Buddy the Budgie has returned home after being rescued from an Aberdeenshire clifftop.

Aberdeen & North East
The brothel has closed down following complaints

Scotland’s first sex doll brothel shuts down following ‘complaints from neighbours’

The UK’s first sex doll brothel has closed down following complaints from neighbours.

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Gardenstown, Aberdeenshire. Picture; ian Smith, free to use

Residents ‘trapped in their village’ due to landslip

Residents of the small coastal town Gardenstown have claimed they have been cut off to the rest of the world following a landslip which left them unable to leave their town.

Aberdeen & North East 10
Katie Brennan with her partner Ryan

How one Facebook led to an engagement

After 11 years of being single, one woman tells the story to our colleagues at the I of how one Facebook post changed her life.

News
These are Pipers, not Peppers (Picture: Getty)

Leader comment: Red Hot Chili Peppers or Chilli Pipers?

“What’s in a name?” Juliet Capulet once wondered; she and Romeo were soon to find out just how much there can be.

Lifestyle 1
Screen grabbed image issued by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) from a television ad for Amazon's Echo Dot smart speaker which has been cleared by the regulator after it activated a viewer's own device and placed an order for cat food. Picture; PA

Amazon Echo Dot advert activated viewer’s device and ordered cat food

A television ad for Amazon’s Echo Dot smart speaker has been cleared by the regulator after it activated a viewer’s own device and placed an order for cat food.

Odd 1
The quadrangle at King's College, University of Aberdeen. Picture: Wikicommons

Students campaign for cat to become Scottish university rector

A group of students at one of Scotland’s oldest and biggest universities are fighting for a cat to become their new rector.

Education 7
The crowd on Edinburgh's Royal Mile. Picture: Mark Pentler/Twitter

Watch: Rugby fans create crowd-surfing line on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile

A group of rugby fans have been filmed bringing a rather unusual form of entertainment to Edinburgh’s high street on Saturday morning.

News 4
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong with assorted henchmen Picture: (AFP/Getty)

Leader comment: Dastardly plot foiled at Winter Olympics – or is it?

It’s billed as a gathering of the world’s finest sporting talent but, behind the scenes at this snow-covered mountain resort, what’s really going on?

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