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Scots’ Justice Secretary to release Pandas on compassionate grounds

Two pandas recently incarcerated in an Edinburgh zoo are to be released on compassionate grounds after one of them was found to be suffering from terminal prostate cancer. The animals, destined to spend the rest of their lives behind bars after being found guilty of ‘looking really cute’ could be released as early as next week.

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Posted: Dec 28th, 2011
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Chinese disappointed by Clarkson-panda swap

The arrival of the pandas Sweetie and Sunshine has delighted the Scots, but the Chinese are said to be puzzled by the reciprocal arrival of a rare and temperamental British specimen almost certainly on the brink of extinction.

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Posted: Dec 5th, 2011
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Ardnamurchan Viking boat burial discovery slammed by Viking community

Viking representatives, up in arms at the desecration of one of their burial sites on the West coast of Scotland released a statement yesterday, saying, ‘We didn’t bury the poor guy so some tweed-dressed perennial students could dig him up and stick him in a museum. Why don’t they go and get proper jobs?’

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Posted: Oct 20th, 2011
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Successful harvest of ready battered cod acclaimed by fish farmers

Fish Farming Weekly reports that a research station in the Scottish Isles has managed to produce cod which comes fresh from the sea ready battered.

The discovery may lead to a sea change in the way cod is farmed.

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Posted: Aug 10th, 2011
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‘I had a Super comb-over’ admits Bobby Charlton

Sir Bobby Charlton admitted today that for much of his playing career he was almost completely bald.

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Posted: May 26th, 2011
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