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Can you give these adorable kittens names?

Lindores Abbey Distillery’s recent recruitment drive was so successful that not one but two distillery cats have been appointed.

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Twin sisters Christina and Louisa Thomson will skydive for Miss GBs charities.

Twin Miss GB hopefuls in skydive plan

Twin sisters are set to make two steps into the unknown – one of them literally!

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Kinghorn beach

Blunder sees Fife beach stripped of award

It was like something from the Oscars.

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Cadbury's says the bar is safe to eat. Picture: Fife Photo Agency

Unpleasant surprise for chocolate fan

This is the chocolate bar that a Kirkcaldy teenager was told was safe to eat – but would you?

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Bob Fenwick, mayor of Markinch in Canada will be visiting the Highland Games Fife's namesake town next month. (pic supplied).

Games dream for Canada’s own Markinch Mayor

The Mayor of Markinch will be visiting the Highland Games next month ... that’s Markinch, Canada not Fife by the way, with a round trip of some 12,000km.

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Donald Trump in scarecrow form (Pic: George McLuskie)

Donald Trump mocked in Fife scarecrow festival

US President Donald Trump was among the real-life, cartoon and TV figures who graced Fife this weekend.

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Are these the worst road markings in Fife?

An angry councillor has hit out at wonky road markings which he claims will make his town a “laughing stock”.

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Luke Henderson's impresive dancing skills have earned him a place at the National School of Dance. Picture: George McLusky

Fife’s ‘Billy Elliot’: Youngster lands dance school place

A Methilhill boy, tipped to be ‘Fife’s Billy Elliot’, has landed a place at a prestigious dance school after two successful auditions.

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Visitors flock to see Forth humpback whale

Visitors are flocking to the south coast of Fife in the hope of catching a glimpse of the humpback whale which has taken up residence in the Forth.

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Mysterious signs have appeared at the Lade Braes. Picture: Comp

Mystery over anti-cycling signs at Fife beauty spot

To cycle or not to cycle?

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In pictures: Humpback whale does a backflip off Fife coast

This is the moment a humpback whale performs a spectacular back flip – in the Firth of Forth near Kirkcaldy.

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David and Anna Herriot and Frank and Elllen Fortune.  Picture by Graeme Hart, Perthshire Picture Agency

Kirkcaldy store’s love search re-unites old friends

A Valentine’s competition to find Kirkcaldy’s longest-married lovebirds has resulted in two couples being reunited after 60 years!

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Mr McLachlan with his message to The Raven

Glenrothes painter takes matt-ers into his own hands over unpaid bill!

Following on from a Kirkcaldy sign shop hitting back at a Kirkcaldy hotel over an unpaid bill, it has now stepped in to help one of its customers who has also been left out of pocket.

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The new emoji cake.

Bakery launches cake that looks like poo

AN award-winning bakery is giving itself a giant pat on the back for a ‘job’ well done after its new, turd-shape cake had customers queuing up to sample the chocolate ‘treat’.

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Working with Personal Trainer Born Barikor, pet charity Blue Cross has created a new fitness boot camp called Work Out Like A Dog which sees humans doing exercises you would normally see dogs doing. Pic: Blue Cross.

Fitness boot camp launches where humans exercise like dogs

Chasing a ball and bringing it back again may sound like fun for dogs, but for participants of new fitness bootcamp Work Out Like A Dog, it’s strictly humans doing the retrieving.

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Just another Hogmanay in Newburgh - last year's Apprentice, Connor McGoey (Pic: Dave Scott)

Is this Scotland’s strangest Hogmanay tradition?

There are some pretty odd New Year traditions in Scotland, but they don’t come much odder than the procession taking place this Hogmanay in Newburgh, Fife.

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The participants braved the freezing water, wind and rain to raise money for charity. (Pic: Tomasz Osobka-Leszczynski)

East Neuk Dook raises thousands for charity

Is there a better way to celebrate Boxing Day than to jump into the North Sea?

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Cows walking on the road between Aberdour and Burntisland. (Pic: Jacqueline Davidson)

Driver blocked by escaping cows

A Burntisland woman got the shock of her life when cows blocked her morning drive.

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The crew in Anstruther are counting down to Christmas.

Santa joins RNLI for festive snaps

The volunteers at the RNLI Anstruther Lifeboat Station are counting down to Christmas with some festive pictures.

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Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

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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