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Scots dish the dirt on their most annoying neighbours

Scots are sick of their neighbours’ bad behaviour, as new data reveals some of the country’s most explosive neighbourhood run-ins.

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The Young Musician competition winners

Rotary Young Musician

The annual Rotary Young Musician competition organised by Stonehaven Rotary Club took place last Wednesday evening with 21 contestants. The standard was very high.

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Vote: What’s your favourite Christmas film?

Vote: What’s your favourite Christmas film?

Everyone loves a Christmas film. But which is your favourite?

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Revealed: Is this the face of Robert the Bruce?

Scots will finally be able to look at what could have been the face of Scotland’s greatest king, after scientists and historians joined forces to create the images.

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This week's Picture from the Past comes from the Leader archive of May 21st, 1999.
It shows Laurencekirk Primary School's Netball Team A , who were the winners of the Kincardine Shield at the Kincardine Primary Schools Netball Championship held at Mill o' Forest School.

Picture from the Past

This week’s Picture from the Past comes from the Leader archive of May 21st, 1999.

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The lights displays are on daily until Hogmanay

Malcolm’s Way lights up for good cause

The happiest street in Aberdeenshire is lighting up the winter nights and helping Stonehaven get into the winter spirit.

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Which Christmas song do you like to listen to at parties?

Vote: What’s your favourite Christmas song of all time?

It’s the festive season, so time once again to dust off all the old Christmas songs and ask the question - which is the best of all time?

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Motorcycle racing champion and television personality Guy Martin.

Guy Martin passes through north east during record attempt

Television personality and adrenaline junkie Guy Martin passed through Angus and the Mearns this week in a bid to set a new world record by cycling around the British coast in 20 days.

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Not one of the Jane Austen fivers ...

Fivers with Jane Austen engraving could be worth £50,000

People are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style ‘Golden Ticket’ giveaway.

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Celery is even less popular than Brussels sprouts

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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It Happened in the Mearns

It Happened in the Mearns

We take a look back at what was making the headlines this week in 1991, 1966 and 1916.

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Party poppers or party poopers?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Health experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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The black rhino is critically endangered

Revealed: Scots blind to the world’s most endangered species

A new survey has revealed what Scots don’t know about the most endangered animal species on Earth.

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Are you ready for winter?

Practical tips to ensure you are ready for winter

As the weather starts to get colder it is important to get prepared now rather than waiting until extreme weather affects us.

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Mind the pie gap

Supermarket solves ‘mince pie gap problem’

Supermarket chefs have solved a culinary conundrum which has baffled Christmas cooks for generations … how to remove the ‘air gap’ from a mince pie.

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Revealed: The top baby names of 2016

Revealed: The top baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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Scots are celebrating St Andrew's Day

Test yourself with our St Andrew’s Day trivia quiz

As Scots across the world celebrate St Andrew’s Day, we’re giving you the chance to show how much you know about your country.

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Shops could be a thing of the past by 2050

Shops could be a thing of the past by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Chocolate contains theobromine  - highly toxic to dogs

Thousands of dogs will be poisoned by chocolate this Christmas

Thousands of dogs could be fatally poisoned this Christmas by gobbling down festive chocolate treats left lying around by their owners, new research has shown.

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Cheers! A dram of whisky to toast the festive season

20 best spirits and liqueurs for Christmas

With the nights fair drawing in and the festive season upon us, it’s the season to settle down by the fireside and forget the cold night outside.

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