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2008-10-08 12:00:19

By Andrew Picken Protesters angry as Seafield work due for completion in 2011 WORK to start tackling the infamous "Seafield stench" is set to finally get under way - but campaigners warn it will be four years before they know if it has made any difference.

2008-06-17 12:00:38

By DOUGLAS FRASER SCOTTISH POLITICAL EDITOR THE drinks industry expects it can place legal challenges in the way of Scottish Government plans to impose minimum prices per unit of alcohol, as expected in a major new alcohol strategy to be unveiled in West Lothian today.

2008-06-16 09:01:17

By Eddie Barnes A REPORT commissioned by the SNP Government is expected to this week say that Scotland's high rates of drug and alcohol misuse mean people north of the border are twice as likely to kill or commit suicide than those in England and Wales.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.