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Hybrid ‘super-slugs’ are invading British gardens and we can’t stop them

The Daily Mail calls it a “slime wave”. The Sun calls them “an army”. Either way, both papers have reported 500 billion slugs are set to invade British gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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Police arrested two men

Cannabis plants worth £10,000 found in home

Police have charged two men after cannabis plants worth £10,000 were found at a Fife home.

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BONNYRIGG: Workers' memorial, King George V Park. International Workers' Memorial Day service and wreathlaying

Communities across Scotland mark International Workers’ Memorial Day

Throughout Scotland communities will gather on Friday, April 28, to remember those killed or who have suffered injury at work.

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A new survey has revealed British cats prefer the comfort of their home than the great outdoors.

Survey provides new insights into the lives of cats

A new survey has revealed British cats prefer the comfort of their home than the great outdoors.

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Thousands of Further Education lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike.

College lecturers take strike action

Thousands of Further Education Lecturers in colleges across Scotland are on strike today (Thursday) over claims the College Management has refused to honour a deal on pay and conditions that was reached more than a year ago. The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) claims support for the strike has been overwhelming, with picket lines in place at colleges across Scotland and messages of support from the Scottish Trades Union Congress, sororal and fraternal trade unions, student representatives, political parties and candidates, and the wider community.

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Bill Thorburn is warning people about the danger of weever, inset. 
Picture: Fife Photo Agency

Hidden danger of poisonous fish on Fife beaches

A fisherman who was stung by a deadly weever fish on Kirkcaldy beach is warning the public about the rise in the number of them he is seeing on the coast of the Kingdom.

Health
Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

Smartphone could make injections a thing of the past for some diabetes sufferers

A smartphone app that does away with the misery of daily injections for diabetics could be on the horizon.

Health
Two fifths of male football fans admit to destruction of items

Two fifths of male football fans admit to destruction of items

Mugs and glasses, or plates and bowls might be one thing, but British football fans confess that in football-related rage they’ve also broken smartphones, TV’s, coffee tables and even bones.

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100 days Of President Trump

100 days Of President Trump

With U.S. President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office this Sunday (April 30), new search trends analysis research today reveals the top twenty funniest online searches from Americans relating to their new President.

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Sharon Reynolds (left) and Karen Shand outside the school. Pics by FPA

Road closure pilot could be tried at Fife school to protect pupils

Selfish parking outside schools is nothing new. It happens at every school in Fife, with some bothered more than others.

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Appeal after cyclist assaulted

Appeal after cyclist assaulted

Police have appealed for information as part of an ongoing investigation in Glenrothes.

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Staff at Fife College are on strike.

College staff strike over pay dispute

Lecturers at Fife College have begun strike action today (Thursday) as part of a long-running dispute over fair pay.

Education
Miss Scotland Lucy Kerr has the key to Scotland's secrets

National Trust launches major recruitment drive

Families across Scotland are being handed the key to Scotland’s treasures this summer - when they join the National Trust for Scotland.

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Jenny Gilruth MSP on a visit to the biomass plant last year

Consultation on district heating plan for Glenrothes

A public consultation is being held in Glenrothes on Thursday on plans to develop a local district heating scheme.

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Youngsters from the new University of St Andrews nursery with Principal Professor Sally Mapstone. (Picture: Alan Richardson.)

New starts at university – from birth to five!

The University of St Andrews has welcomed a new intake of youngsters.

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St Andrews University was named the best in Scotland (Pic: Jane Barlow)

St Andrews named top Scottish university

St Andrews University has been named Scotland’s top university and number three in the UK.

Education
Strike action to begin at Fife College

Strike action to begin at Fife College

Lecturers at Fife College will begin strike action tomorrow (Thursday) as part of a long-running dispute over fair pay.

Education
Police have condemned the 'appalling and violent' attack. Picture: John Devlin

Man robbed in cattle prod attack

A man was assaulted with a cattle prod-type device by two men who robbed him in an “appalling and violent” attack.

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Margaret Thomson

Public thanked as missing woman found

A woman reported missing in Fife has been traced safe and well

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Four out of five children feel that social media companies arent doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, NSPCC and O2 research has found.

Social media sites are failing to shield children from inappropriate content

Four out of five children feel that social media companies aren’t doing enough to protect them from pornography, self-harm, bullying, and hatred on their sites, NSPCC and O2 research has found.

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