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'S****!' Former Celtic hero Joe Ledley shares holiday agony as Rangers anthem booms onto dancefloor

Former Celtic star Joe Ledley's holiday night out was anything but 'Simply the Best' when the Rangers anthem came boomed onto the dancefloor.

The Welsh midfielder, who is currently without a club, took to Twitter to share his displeasure as the Tina Turner classic came ...

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Ticket office at Perth Bus Station to close as buses head to Broxden instead

The ticket office at Perth Bus Station is set to close next week - because the majority of buses are going to Broxden instead.

As of Friday, June 28, the ticket office at the Leonard Street station will permanently shut, as not enough customers are using the facility.

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Scone Post Office solution is "not enough"

A Strathmore councillor has said temporary measures to fill the void of a closed post office will “barely scratch the surface” of what is needed.

Scone residents have been given a boost after a Fife-based Post Office branch agreed to provide a mobile service to the area.

The ...

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Roundabout to slow traffic on the A9 between Luncarty and Birnam

Drivers heading north out of Perth on the A9 are set to face months of more delays.

A mini-roundabout will be installed on the A9 near Bankfoot next week, and is expected to add an extra 15 minutes onto journeys at peak times.

Transport Scotland has written to residents living nearby ...

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Police appeal for information after safe containing £7000 worth of jewellery stolen from a home in West Lothian

Police are appealing for the public’s help as they investigate the theft of a safe from a home in Whitburn.

The incident is believed to have taken place around 1.30pm on Monday, June 10, in the Glencoe area.

A man claiming to be from Scottish Water attended an address and told the ...

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Scotland's drug crisis: Why Portugal started treating addicts as human beings

Portugal’s radical overhaul of its drugs policies in 2001, after a heroin explosion, is held by many to be the most progressive in the world.

At the heart of the reforms was the formation of a Dissuasion Commission, known as the CDT, where non-problematic drug users can be given warnings ...

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Woman dies after falling from Edinburgh bridge

A woman has died after falling from a bridge in Edinburgh city centre.

Emergency services were called to the scene following reports of a woman falling from height at the Cowgate, near George IV Bridge, at about 9:40am.

Officers confirmed that the woman died at the ...

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Bully attacked girlfriend at carpet shop

A bully has been warned to behave after he pinned his girlfriend to the floor by her throat at a carpet shop.

Steven Manson, 23, left Nicole Armstrong injured after he shoved her to the ground then grabbed her neck.

He pounced again weeks later – after kicking off when she bought ...

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Perthshire-raised Rory Stewart MP now second favourite in prime minister race

Perthshire-raised Rory Stewart MP is now the bookies’ second favourite to become the next prime minister.

Following a live television debate on Channel 4 on Sunday, June 16, the odds of Mr Stewart becoming the next leader of the Conservative Party were slashed to 9/1.

This puts him ...

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Cross Tay Link Road route branded "stupidity on stilts" by Perth and Kinross councillor

A councillor has branded plans to push ahead with the original proposed design of the Cross Tay Link Road “stupidity on stilts”.

Cllr Colin Stewart, who represents the Strathmore ward at Perth and Kinross Council, has told the PA he will call for the proposed link road to be moved ...

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Perthshire passenger's distress over disabled bus space

A Perthshire women who suffers from a disorder that kills the brain cells has called for more understanding after she was put under pressure to move from a disabled space on a public bus.

Karen Robertson (44), who suffers from Huntington’s disease and requires the use of a rollator, was ...

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Thugs who trashed Johnstone shop in e-cig row are warned to behave

Two drug-addled thugs could be ordered to get clean after trashing a shop over a faulty e-cigarette.

Jamie Cadle and Oliver Winters, both 26, burst into Khan’s Newsagents then brawled with staff during a row over a refund.

Both fled after almost £700 worth of stock was ...

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Brigadier Sir Melville Jameson, lord-lieutenant of Perth and Kinross, to join exclusive ranks with Freedom of the City of Perth title

Brigadier Sir Melville Jameson KCVO CBE, the lord-lieutenant of Perth and Kinross, is set to become just the 18th person to be given the Freedom of the City of Perth.

Sir Melville, who is due to retire from his position as the Queen’s representative in the region next month, will be ...

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Luke Mitchell's mum in fresh appeal plans after knife found buried near Jodi Jones murder spot

Luke Mitchell plans to launch a new appeal against his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Jodi Jones – after a knife was found hidden near the spot where she was attacked.

A member of the public discovered the kitchen knife with a six-inch blade concealed under stones. Sources said ...

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Dogs evolved 'sad puppy eyes' to become more appealing to humans

Dogs have evolved their “sad eyes” expression in order to help endear them to humans, a study found.

University of Portsmouth scientists compared the anatomy and behaviour of dogs and wolves.

Their findings suggest the facial structure of dogs changed over thousands of years ...

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Gamer, 11, who plays Xbox with chin and tongue gifted bionic arm by mystery donor

A schoolboy who plays video games using his chin has received a bionic arm.

Pierce Gilmour, 11, is Xbox-daft like many children his age but has had to adapt to using the console because he was born without half of his right arm.

However, thanks to a new prosthetic, called a Hero Arm, ...

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Labour demand millions of modified Whirlpool tumble dryers are recalled over 'fire risk'

Millions of modified Whirlpool tumble dryers must be recalled amid ongoing safety concerns, Labour has said.

Shadow business minister Gill Furniss welcomed the Government's intention to serve a recall notice regarding the estimated 500,000 unmodified dryers over fears they pose a ...

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Ant and Dec in Scotland golf trip as BGT stars pose with fans in Wemyss Bay and Rothesay

Ant and Dec caused a stir in two sleepy seaside towns on Monday as the BGT pair took locals by surprise.

The TV icons were spotted in Wemyss Bay, Inverclyde as they waited to board the CalMac ferry to Rothesay on the Isle of Bute . 

Fans were quick to grab selfies with Ant ...

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Sex doll replicas of lost loved ones and famous porn stars for sale in new bespoke service

The sex toy sector is a booming business popular with randy consumers looking for alternative ways to enhance their sex life.

But one woman is leading the way with one of the most expensive items on offer in the industry - lifelike dolls.

Jade Stanley is one of the UK's ...

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Millionaire caged over death of worker secretly helping him dig nuclear bunker

A wealthy US stock trader has been jailed  for nine years over the death in a fire of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a home.

Daniel Beckwitt, 28, had faced a maximum of 30 years when Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Margaret Schweitzer ...

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Holiday 'swimming pool' tragedy as British boy, four, dies in Greece

A British boy has died after allegedly drowning in a swimming pool while on a family holiday in Greece.

The four-year-old is said to have been staying at the Atlantica Holiday Village resort on the island of Kos when tragedy struck on Saturday morning, according to The Sun .

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