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New tactic in bid to catch runaway buffalo

Farmers hunting for a troublesome buffalo, which has been on the run in Fife for over a week, have turned to some novel approaches in a bid to recapture it.

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Steve Mitchell of Buffalo Farm.

Beaters to recapture escaped buffalo – and you can help!

Expert beaters have been drafted in to the search in a bid to recapture the buffalo which has been on the loose in Fife since Saturday.

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The sleeper mini-coach.

Fife man launches UK’s first sleeper mini-coach

A Fife entrepreneur has developed the UK’s first sleeper mini-coach, which could transform overnight travel for groups of holidaymakers, as well as tour bands and university and school trips.

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Stevie Mitchell, of Buffalo Farm, is keen to see the animal returned safely.

Missing buffalo evades searchers after close call

The missing buffalo which escaped near Kirkcaldy on Saturday has slipped past searchers looking to bring it home.

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Video: The moment a reporter burnt his foot walking through fire

You can’t accuse our Jamie Callaghan of lacking bravery.

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Dos and Don’ts of the work Christmas party

Dos and Don’ts of the work Christmas party

It’s that time of year again, where you try to navigate through the perils of the office Christmas party.

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Haunted Fife: Where are the most ghost sightings?

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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A screengrab from the video.

‘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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