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Haunted Fife: Where are the most ghost sightings?

As Hallowe’en draws near, we look at some of the area’s most haunted places.

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Has 2017 been tough for you?

It’s official: Fifers feel worse off than last year

People living in Fife are less happy in 2017 than they were last year, according to an annual study.

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For sale: Batman-themed hearse with skeleton and smoke machine

For sale: Batman-themed hearse with skeleton and smoke machine

A Fife petrolhead is selling his Batman-themed hearse for just £2000 – and it even has a 666 personalised number plate to go with it.

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Brian McCormack has invented the FlushAway. Picture: Johnston Press

Taxi driver’s FlushAway invention could help save thousands of lives

A Kirkcaldy taxi driver could change medical science with his new invention, which aims to aid in screening for illnesses like cancer.

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David Ross tries to stop the final egg. Picture: Fife Photo Agency

VIDEO: 3 years ago today Jim Murphy was egged in Kirkcaldy

It was three years ago today that then-Labour MP Jim Murphy was egged in Kirkcaldy during the run-up to the Scottish Independence Referendum.

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‘Big cat’ caught on video in Fife

A woman who filmed what appears to be a big cat creeping through a Fife field has spoken of the moment she saw it.

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The dolphin joined the RNLI team during their exercise.

Dolphins join Fife lifeboat exercise

A Fife lifeboat crew had some unexpected company yesterday.

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Steve with one of his buffalo

Roaming buffalo home safe and well

The story of the buffalo which escaped and went on a late night outing to Kirkcaldy has had a happy ending.

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Have you herd the one about the runaway buffalo?

Have you herd the one about the runaway buffalo?

Oh give me a home, where the buffalo roam...

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Fraser, left, and Callum Gosse with the kittens.

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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