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 2021-10-23 14:00 

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RAB MCNEIL: Straying off the beaten track...

I have strayed from the straight and narrow again. Fear not, readers, for I have not opted for a life of crime, unless my writing counts as criminal. No,...

 2021-10-23 13:53 

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'It was so surreal': Kirkcaldy man stunned after drunk stranger wanders into his home...

A Kirkcaldy man was left stunned on Saturday morning after a drunk stranger wandered into his home during broad daylight. Euan Robertson, who lives on...

 2021-10-23 13:23 

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Dundee United kick-off delayed as Motherwell bus is caught in A90 accident traffic...

The start of Dundee United's Premiership fixture against Motherwell has been delayed until 3.15pm due to an accident on the A90. The Steelmen's arrival at...

 2021-10-23 13:00 

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BOOKS: After his Booker success, Graeme Macrae Burnet makes a brilliant Case Study...

Graeme Macrae Burnet shot to global literary fame after he was shortlisted for the 2015 Booker Prize for his intriguing novel, His Bloody Project. It was...

 2021-10-23 12:00 

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NORMAN WATSON: An infamous Dundee-built steamship...

The most infamous steamship to pass down a Dundee slipway was the ill-starred SS Californian. She was built by the Caledon for the Leyland Line and...

 2021-10-23 11:43 

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VIDEO: Watch as quad bike drivers cause chaos on Kirkcaldy street...

Drivers on Oriel Street in Kirkcaldy were left shocked yesterday afternoon when a pair of quadbike drivers caused chaos on the road. The quad bikers were...

 2021-10-23 11:00 

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Climate change induced algae in the frame as Fife dead guillemot mystery spreads to Europe...

Experts remain in the dark over why thousands of guillemots are dying in Scotland, with dead seabirds now also being found in the Netherlands and Norway....

 2021-10-23 10:30 

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'It's hard work but there's always time for cuddles!': Horse rescue charity seeks volunteers...

Gayle spends a morning volunteering at Touchdown Memorial Home for Horses near Keith and meets a variety of equines in need. Hanging out with horses is...

 2021-10-23 10:00 

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NATURE WATCH: Enchanted by a Mull otter encounter...

A small head bobs out in the water off the Mull shore near Craignure, and I swiftly bring my binoculars into focus. Is it an otter or a harbour seal? The...

 2021-10-23 08:15 

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Dunfermline ace Dan Pybus felt like he had been 'hit on the head with a hammer'...

A glance at the Championship table is enough to make any Dunfermline supporter feel queasy. However, Dan Pybus' last outing at East End Park took nausea...

 2021-10-23 08:00 

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Returning Dundee striker Danny Mullen on defying the injury timetable, walking again and the drive to prove himself in the Premiership...

Danny Mullen is determined to prove he can cut it at the highest level in Scottish football. The 26-year-old helped St Mirren to promotion from the...

 2021-10-23 08:00 

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From Christophe Berra to the Open University, Tom Lang embraces learning curves on and off the pitch at Raith Rovers...

Whether on the training ground or his laptop, the lessons are coming thick and fast for Tom Lang. And the Raith Rovers defender wouldn't have it any other...

 2021-10-23 08:00 

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MAN WITH TWO DOGS: Inka is gone but his pawprints are everywhere...

The death of a much loved pal brings sadness for Angus Whitson. But dogs have a way of leaving their mark on all their favourite places...

 2021-10-23 08:00 

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Hospital worker cleared of criminal neglect after film of dementia patient, 82, crawling on ward floor is posted on Facebook...

A healthcare assistant at Ninewells Hospital filmed an 82-year-old woman with dementia crawling on a ward floor. Gemma Brown, 30, took the video during a...

 2021-10-23 08:00 

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'Your phone or smartwatch will tell you all about the drugs you're taking': Award-winning Dundee professor on the amazing future of healthcare...

One of Tayside's most respected scientists has revealed what the future of drug safety could look like for patients. Professor Roland Wolf, of Dundee...

 2021-10-23 07:33 

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A&E crisis: Call for answers as Fifers wait an hour or more in back of ambulances...

Shocking stories have emerged alleging seriously ill Fifers were kept an hour or more in the back of ambulances while waiting to be seen at A&E. The...

 2021-10-23 07:30 

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MARY-JANE DUNCAN: A rest, then it's down to serious business...

The kids are on their October break. The mister is on annual leave. Our house is still a disaster. I am grateful, however, thanks to the generosity of...

 2021-10-23 07:16 

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WALK THIS WAY: Exploring the lochs of Rothiemurchus forest...

Loch an Eilein and Loch Gamhna, Aviemore The network of paths and tracks in and around the lochs of Rothiemurchus Forest offer something for everyone at...

 2021-10-23 07:15 

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INTERVIEW: Invitation to step into nuclear bomb crater was 'barmy', says campaigning nuclear test veteran...

Michael Alexander speaks to tenacious nuclear test veteran campaign Dennis Hayden and hears why he is still fighting for 'honesty' about the health...

 2021-10-23 07:15 

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'Human guinea pigs': Veteran of Britain's nuclear tests on invitation to step into bomb crater...

Michael Alexander speaks to tenacious veteran Dennis Hayden and hears why he is still fighting for 'honesty' about the health implications of Britain's...

 2021-10-23 07:12 

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Puddledub: Fife bacon specialist to open Kirkcaldy High Street butchers...

A Fife butcher will open its first store on Kirkcaldy High Street next month, creating new jobs in the town. The Mitchell family has farmed at Clentrie...

 2021-10-23 07:10 

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TELLYBOX: New Succession is must-watch TV...

With apologies to all the other television being made this year, none of it is promised to be more exciting than the long-awaited third series of the...

 2021-10-23 07:00 

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St Johnstone star Jamie McCart on Celtic ace Anthony Ralston's transformation...

Jamie McCart has revealed he was a driving force in the development of Celtic defender Anthony Ralston. The St Johnstone centre-back is delighted to see...

 2021-10-23 07:00 

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HALLOWEEN: Why is St Andrews the most haunted place in the world for its size?...

With Halloween upon us, Michael Alexander speaks to author and historian Richard Falconer who has published three new books exploring the phenomena of...

 2021-10-23 07:00 

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Flo Hoti keen to pull strings at Dundee United after resolving international tug-of-war issue...

Flo Hoti is keen to start pulling the strings from the Dundee United midfield now that his international tug-of-war has been resolved. Hoti's...

 2021-10-23 07:00 

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Perthshire housing project tackles housing crisis and climate emergency...

A new project has been launched in Perthshire in a bid to tackle a rural housing shortage and the climate emergency. Comrie Croft, one of Scotland's...

 2021-10-23 06:55 

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PROPERTY: Exclusive tour of Scotland's most expensive apartments at the Hamilton Grand...

Looming above the 18th green of the Old Course, the Hamilton Grand is one of St Andrews' landmark buildings. Its rich red sandstone walls, generous bay...

 2021-10-23 06:00 

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Paul Whitelaw: Our TV critic's top picks include comedy thriller The Outlaws and riveting Blair and Brown series...

The Outlaws Monday, BBC One, 9pm An agreeable comedy thriller co-devised by Stephen Merchant, The Outlaws follows a group doing community service...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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Restaurant Review: Consistency needs to match the aspirations at The Boudingait in Cupar...

The Boudingait in Cupar is definitely my kind of pub and it seems others agree, because last week it was voted best licensed premises in Fife for the...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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Food column: Cook up a winter warmer that's vegetarian friendly...

The beds in the market garden are slowly being emptied of their bounty. Simultaneously, the proud, verdant leeks, planted in late spring, are reaching...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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Sweet treats: Try out James Martin's five-minute Drambuie, cherry and ginger cheesecake...

Cheesecake lovers will rejoice at this twist on a classic as James Martin shares how to make this five-minute delight. Featuring Drambuie, cherry and...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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Haulier recognised for decades of service to farming community...

Agricultural haulier Doug Mitchell has been recognised for providing a "first class service" to the farming community for almost 50 years. Mr Mitchell,...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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Christopher Nicholson: Farmers need a soil carbon code...

I've listened to a number of farmers complaining recently that they had no opportunity to bid for neighbouring farms when they came up for sale, despite...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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'Kick in the teeth': Plea to match 500million north-east fund is snubbed by UK ministers...

The SNP has accused the UK Government of delivering another...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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'A chalk outline of a dead body outside my office': Scottish politicians reveal death threat horrors...

Scottish politicians have laid bare the shocking abuse and death threats they receive from members of the public, with one MP revealing a chalk outline of...

 2021-10-23 05:00 

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Why peatland restoration workers in Scotland's largest bog hold the key to carbon emissions cuts...

The answer to climate change could be beneath out feet: peat It is isolated, boggy and raining horizontally. Scotland's largest peatland may not be as...

 2021-10-22 21:28 

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St Johnstone boss Callum Davidson decides against Tomer Altman signing...

Callum Davidson isn't looking to Israel to boost his St Johnstone squad. Davidson has been linked with a swoop for free agent Tomer Altman (23), with the...

 2021-10-22 20:58 

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JIM SPENCE: Scottish game is crying out for a change of scenery...

Is it too optimistic to think this could be the season someone breaks the 36-year domination of Scottish football's top league? The flag has been raised...

 2021-10-22 18:30 

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Friday court round-up — Stop being a complete ned...

Slide into the weekend like Tom Hanks on that big piano with our Friday night collection of true crime tales from across Tayside and Fife. Sound advice A...

 2021-10-22 18:12 

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Free festive parking in Perth set to continue for ninth year running...

Local councillors in Perth have been asked to approve free parking for each Saturday in December. The initiative has been going on for the last nine years...

 2021-10-22 17:48 

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15 steps on road to Covid vaccine passport app chaos in Scotland...

The Scottish Government's Covid vaccine passport scheme was hit by a series of issues before and after its roll-out early this month. From debates around...

 2021-10-22 17:31 

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Club nights at Dundee University to be axed in shock decision by students' union...

Club nights at Dundee University's award-winning union are to end after bosses blamed reduced demand for making the previously popular events...

 2021-10-22 16:30 

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Drink spiking and a gender pay gap will the next generation change the things we left undone?...

As drink spiking dominates the news Morag Lindsay applauds the way young women have responded. Maybe they're the ones who'll make the change...

 2021-10-22 16:25 

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ALISTAIR HEATHER: Group chat patter gives a green light to violence against women...

The That Guy campaign is challenging attitudes to male sexual entitlement. Alistair Heather has realised his own behaviour has to change...

 2021-10-22 16:25 

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Pension dispute at Dundee University triggers more strikes...

Workers at Dundee University have announced they will launch further strike action next week amid an ongoing pension dispute. Unison union and University...

 2021-10-22 16:22 

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Highlands heavy metal reverend rocks on down electric avenue but more work needed on rural EV chargers...

Fully charged, the electric van silently hummed along Helmsdale's even quieter main street as our climate crisis road trip continued. We felt free or as...

 2021-10-22 16:21 

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'Graduation' ceremony celebrates achievements of Fife elderly who left school in early teens...

A graduation ceremony with a difference saw residents of a Fife care home don their caps and robes as they celebrated their life achievements. The event...

 2021-10-22 16:11 

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Initiatives launched to help farmers achieve net zero...

Two new initiatives have been launched to help farmers adapt their businesses to become more sustainable and boost the industry's drive to meet net zero...

 2021-10-22 16:09 

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'Phenomenal' Lanark Blackface ram sale sees bids reach 130,000...

A phenomenal two-day sale of Blackface rams at Lanark saw four lots break the six-figure barrier and a further 26 hit five-figure prices. The lamb ram...

 2021-10-22 16:06 

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Dundee United kid notches crucial goal as Scotland share Victory Shield glory in Belfast...

Dundee United prospect Rory MacLeod found the net as Scotland's U16 side retained the Victory Shield in Northern Ireland. MacLeod opened the scoring with...

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