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Primark pulls Walking Dead t-shirt after row over racism

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Emergency services were called at 7.42am (Pic: George Mcluskie)

Leven fire victim is named

The man who died in a house fire in Leven this morning is reported to be Scott Kerr, the Mail understands.

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Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court
Pic Neil Hanna

Thugs admit Caspian takeaway assault

Three thugs who attacked a Muslim takeaway owner hours after the Isis attacks on Paris were today facing a possible jail sentence.

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Catherine Paver started the Pavers footwear empire. Picture: Contributed

Kirkcaldy woman who turned £200 loan into global retail empire dies

A Kirkcaldy woman who turned a £200 loan into a multimillion pound global retail empire has died.

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A yellow warning for snow is in place for much of Scotland

Snow warning as Storm Doris arrives

The Met Office has today (Tuesday) issued a yellow ‘be aware’ warning for snow for much of Scotland as Storm Doris bears down on the UK.

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Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

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Search is on for Scotland’s food and drink suppliers

Search is on for Scotland’s food and drink suppliers

Morrisons is launching a search for Scotland’s best food and drink producers and is inviting suppliers from across the country to pitch for a place on its shelves.

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Murdoch is up highest to get his header in for Cupar.

Cupar Hearts 1-2 Auchtermucty Bellvuew (After extra time)

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Man jailed for Methil attack

Man jailed for Methil attack

A 59-year-old man has been jailed after knocking a man unconscious in a violent attack in Methil.

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Blood Brothers is coming to the Alhambra in Dunfermline this October

Popular musical Blood Brothers is coming to Fife!

Hailed as one of the best musicals of all time, Blood Brothers, written by award-winning playwright Willy Russell has triumphed across the globe.

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Donation helps life-saving Scottish air ambulance

Donation helps life-saving Scottish air ambulance

Staff at leading rural insurer NFU Mutual have raised much-needed cash to help Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance save and improve lives.

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Judy Hamilton and Alistair Black.

New council homes finished at old car park site

A former communal car park in Methil has been turned into new housing for the area.

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Gary Sutherland was back on target for Tayport.

Downfield 1-5 Tayport

Tayport turned in a five-star display to put old rivals Downfield to the sword in last weekend’s East Premier League clash.

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The team from FEATs Employ Your Mind project which has received funding from the lottery.

Two Fife organisations receive lottery cash injections

Two Fife organisations are celebrating after receiving cash injections from the Big Lottery.

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Firefighters at Letham Terrace in Leven. Picture: George McLuskie

Man dies following house fire

Police are investigating following the death of a man in a house fire in Leven this morning (Tuesday).

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LLV at the Devilla Forest 5k and 15k trail races.

Runners have to tackle the mud

Dark and sticky mud were was on the minds of 853 runners taking part in the annual 5k and 15k races at Devilla Forest on Sunday morning.

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The £16.1bn Great British childcare crutch

The £16.1bn Great British childcare crutch

Nine million (65%) UK grandparents provide childcare for their grandchildren, propping up pressurised UK families, according to new research from insurer Ageas.

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Parents are being urged to share their childrens dreams as part of the Scottish Governments Read, Write, Count campaign.

Parents urged to share their children’s dreams for the future

Families across Scotland are being encouraged to share their children’s dreams for the future as part of a new campaign.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the funding during a visit to South Lanarkshire.

£10 million pounds for organisations to tackle climate change

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that 100 organisations across Scotland are to benefit from £10 million of funding to support local action to tackle climate change.

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Hannah Spearritt, Jon Campling and Charlotte Farrell (age 9) who uses Rachel House.

Over 6,000 sci-fi fans beamed down to Capital Sci-Fi Con 2017

6,000 sci-fi fans beamed down to Capital Sci-Fi Con in Edinburgh this weekend, which donates all profits to Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS).

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