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Mystery sex attacker targets dog walker

A woman was sexually assaulted as she walked her dog in the early hours of Sunday The 43-year-old woman was on a footpath in Erskine, Renfrewshire, when she was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted. Police have released no details about the attacker, including whether they are a man or a woman. The attack happened in Rashieburn near to Rashielee […]

William and Kate joined by Hollywood stars for men’s singles final

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were joined by a number of Hollywood stars at the Wimbledon men’s singles final on Sunday William and Kate sat at the front of the royal box to see Serbia’s Novak Djokovic take on South Africa’s Kevin Anderson on Centre Court. William was sitting next to Prime Minister Theresa May, who wore a blue […]

Labour wage policy ‘will benefit 116,000 young Scots’

Labour proposals to increase the minimum wage and abolish the youth rate would benefit 116,000 young Scots, the party has said It has set out plans to scrap the lower legal minimum rate for under-25s, and increase the minimum wage for all adults in line with the Real Living Wage. Official figures estimate around 116,000 people in Scotland aged between […]

Aberdeenshire band score hit with Donald Trump parody song

A band from Aberdeen and the surrounding area have captured the spirit of anti-Donald Trump sentiment in Scotland with a parody song that takes aim at the President’s many scandals. Hoodoo Zephyr, who describe themselves as a Punk/Folk band, have borrowed the tune from traditional Scots song Donald Where’s Your Troosers, and changed the name to ‘Donald Medley’. They use […]

Thai boys shown recovering in hospital after ‘miracle’ rescue

The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, chatting with nurses and making two-finger victory signs. The video shows the boys in an isolation ward in beds with crisp white sheets and wearing green surgical masks. Three of the […]

UK Government to start stockpiling food for no-deal Brexit

The government is about to start stockpiling processed food in case the country is plunged into chaos by a “no deal” Brexit. Ministers came up with the plan after Theresa May allowed planning for a total break to begin – and as the resignation of Boris Johnson and David Davis threw more doubt on her ability to pull off a […]

Trump to be treated to Guard of Honour when he meets the Queen

US President Donald Trump will be treated to a Guard of Honour when he meets the Queen at Windsor Castle. Buckingham Palace announced that the monarch will meet the American leader and First Lady Melania Trump at the dais in the Quadrangle of the historic Berkshire royal residence on Friday. A Guard of Honour, formed of the Coldstream Guards, will […]