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Art teacher banned after sleeping with pupils

AN ART teacher who had sex with two pupils in a tent, at the beach and his mother’s home has been struck off. Christopher Cunningham,58, has ...

Teacher struck off after inviting pupil home

AN internet pest teacher who used a social networking site to try to persuade a female pupil to visit his house has been struck off. Richard Cantwe...

Scottish lifeboat rescues lifeguards in training

By Kirsty Topping A DRAMATIC rescue attempt by a Scottish lifeboat crew was called off after the “casualties” turned out to lifeguards in train...

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer blasts Edinburgh tram loan plans

By Kevin Duguid ALISTAIR Darling has branded Edinburgh City Council’s plans to borrow £231m to extend the city’s tram route as “absolute...

Cow rescued after getting head stuck in ladder

A COW had to be rescued from a tight squeeze after it got its head stuck in a ladder. Members of the public spotted the Belgian Blue bullock in a f...

Lennon assault accused appears in court

A MAN accused of attacking Neil Lennon at a Hearts match appeared in court today (Tue). John Wilson, 26, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court charge...

Pooch with a taste for porcelain costs owner £1,000

AN ASTONISHED vet pulled a tiny porcelain serving bowl from the stomach of a pet dog that had mysteriously stopped eating. The owners of Shadow, a ...

Ladyboys Return For 14th Year

BEAUTIFUL …busty….boisterous…..and back on the Meadows in FUR COATS AND FRENCH KNICKERS! (And more than 200 other costumes as we...

Cat-napper caught on CCTV abducting pet

A CAT-NAPPER has been caught on camera stealing a prized pet from outside its owner’s flat. Max, a valuable ten-year-old Russian Blue, was bundle...

Lecturer killed in flat left £1.3m in will

By Kevin Duguid A RETIRED lecturer who was killed in his upmarket Edinburgh flat has left almost £1.3m in his will. Roger Gray was found dead in t...

Lungs eleven as bingo hall installs smoking shelter

A SCOTS bingo hall is to build a giant smoking shelter outside which will allow customers to have a cigarette while they play. Customers will be gi...

Ruff justice as runaway hound hands herself in

By Lauren Gelling A RUNAWAY dog handed herself into a police station after escaping from her home. Collie cross Rosie ran away from owner Karen Br...

Museum sees record-breaking number of visitors in first week

  By Lauren Gelling   THE recently refurbished National Museum of Scotland has revealed that a record-breaking 100, 000 visitors passed through i...

How a Bin Laden gun prank backfired for “stupid” Stefan

A PRANKSTER terrorised shop staff by donning an Osama Bin Laden mask and waving a cardboard gun – on the same day it emerged the Al Queda leader ...

Widow of hero soldier loses court burial battle

A WIDOW has lost her legal battle over where to bury the body of her soldier husband. Stacy Connolly went to court after learning her husband’s b...

Taxi driver punched after refusing fare

A TAXI driver was punched in the face after refusing to take a man home. The 49-year-old was sitting in his black cab outside the Radisson on Edinb...

Lisa dances from the Honest Toun to Mumbai

A SCOTS dancer is trading life on the small stage for the bright lights of Bollywood as she lands a movie contract in India. Lisa Aytoun, 22, is ta...

Sign of the times as Primark wins Princes Street planning battle

TOURISTS looking out over Edinburgh from the castle are set to have an amazing view – of two giant Primark signs. The retail giant has applie...

Tartan shops ordered to silence blaring bagpipe music

BLARING bagpipe music is to be banned at tartan shops in one of Scotland’s busiest tourism hotspots. Traders in Edinburgh’s Royal Mile have bee...

Police worker withheld information on sex offender brother

By Kevin Duguid EMPLOYMENT tribunal judges were ‘blinkered’ to let a police worker keep his job after he withheld information over the disappea...

Millions of trees felled for wind farms

MILLIONS of trees have been cut down to make way for wind turbines in Scotland. And the revelation has sparked outrage among environmental campaign...

Boil-in-the-bag black pudding to arrive in shops

BLACK pudding is getting a healthy steam treatment as a new boil-in-the-bag version launches on the market. Made by Macsween, it is claimed that mi...

Hundreds of disabled Scots living in old folks’ homes

AROUND ten per cent of residents in Scotland’s old folks’ homes are disabled people under 50. Official statistics show 600 younger people belie...

Nurseries charging more than top private schools

CHILDREN’S nurseries are charging more than the cost of some Scots private schools. In several Edinburgh nurseries the cost of full-time care for...

Crowds turn out to see Zara Phillips wed Mike Tindall

By Kirsty Topping DOZENS of well-wishers camped on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile on Saturday to ensure they had prime spot for the wedding of Zara P...

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall party at Edinburgh nightspot.

DOWN to earth royal Zara Phillips and husband-to-be Mike Tindall prepared for their big day – by downing cocktails and partying with pals at a to...

Zara and Mike have wedding rehearsal

By Lauren Gelling ROYAL wedding fever hit Edinburgh this afternoon (Fri), as crowds of people gathered to catch a glimpse of the Royal Family at th...

Prisoners given dogs to prevent reoffending

By Kirsty Topping PRISONERS at a young offender’s institute are being given dogs with behavioural problems to stop them reoffending. It’s hoped...

One-eyed dog left tied to gate

A ONE-EYED dog suffering from a painful skin condition has been found tied to a gate near one of Scotland’s busiest motorways. An off-duty police...

Kate and Wills china on ebay

By Kirsty Topping CHINA believed to be from the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William is for sale on an internet auction site. Two pieces of...

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