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Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents have been urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real in case the “lie” damages relations with their children.

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Fife resident Andy Morrison is keen to know what the unidentified flying object was that passed over his home on Monday evening. (Pic Fife Photographic Agency).

UFO sighting has Fife resident baffled

It was flying at high speed, had green, blue and red flashing lights and was the cause of much bafflement for one Kirkcaldy resident on Monday evening.

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Mary Wallace who was bought a helium balloon in 1995 after a hip operation and it's still going strong 21 years later. (Pic George McLuskie).

Mary’s get well balloon ...21 years old and counting

A Glenrothes family are celebrating the 21st birthday of a close friend ... nothing unusual in that, until you realise it’s a helium balloon that has ‘come of age’.

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Cupar is described as a 'rising seaside spot'

Life’s a beach as landlocked Cupar named as a seaside hotspot

Look out your bucket and spade, grab a deckchair and pack a picnic ... we’re all off to the beach at Cupar!

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Tennent's lager is on its way to St Andrews. Picture � Andy Buchanan 2016

Pints of T for students

A plea from students at St Andrews University has been answered by Tennent’s Lager.

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Leanne Lindsay and dog Bubba

Fife veterinary nurse on walk for kids and canine charities

Six Fife legs will be setting out on a very special walk this weekend to raise money for charity.

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The haggis has been branded to appeal to a wider market. Stock pic.

New ‘British haggis’ label causes a stushie

A Glenrothes firm caused a stushie last week after labeling Scotland’s national dish as the ‘Great British Haggis’.

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Alex Mill and Danielle Rodden are now engaged after the unusual proposal. Pic: George McLuskie

A ‘pizza’ my heart - Fife couple’s unusual engagement

They say romance is dead – but not so in Buckhaven, where one man took the rather unusual step of proposing to his girlfriend using a pizza box.

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