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Hunt is on for Britain’s best best man

Stag and hen experts Red7 are scouring the country in search of Britain’s best best man.

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Everybody needs good neighbours ..?

Half of Brits don’t know their neighbours’ names, according to poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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A Poplar Hawkmoth at rest.

Hawkmoths are largest and most spectacular insects in Borders

Hawkmoths are amongst the largest insects in the Scottish Borders though because most are nocturnal they are rarely seen.

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Stuart Smith addresses Bari Gadgi Joseph Mallen and Bari Manushi Amberlie Allan from the Stob Stane.

Sun shines on Stob Stanes for Yetholm Festival

Excellent turnouts and glorious weather blessed each and every event of Yetholm Festival week.

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The cost of attending a wedding is going up

Attending a wedding can set you back £800

Couples face an average bill of £800 each time they attend a wedding, according to a survey on the wider costs associated with tying the knot.

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Chicken of the Woods fungi.

Yetholm Loch is a great place for birdwatching all the year round

Yetholm Loch is a Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve about one and a half miles from Town Yetholm and eight miles from Kelso along the B6352, there is a narrow road to Lochside and along this road is a small parking area for the reserve.

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Never enter fields with young calves - the mothers are fiercely protective.

Take great care around livestock

When taking your dog for a country ramble, you should follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code and here are just a few simple rules to follow.

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Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

Supermarkets enter fuel price war following overcharging claims

At least two major supermarkets have cut the price of forecourt fuel from today (Friday).

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One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

One in five would include their pet in their wedding day

We’ve long been a nation of pet lovers but new research has revealed how much we really value them as one in five (20 per cent) would consider including their pet on their wedding day.

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Some brits though the Leaning Tower of Pisa was taller than London's Big Ben

Time to brush up on general knowledge?

Which is taller - the Empire State Building or Mount Everest?

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Charity advises owners to micropchip their cats

Cat owners reminded of importance of microchipping

National charity Blue Cross has reminded cat owners to microchip their pets now or risk losing them forever if they stray.

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Billy Connolly. Pic: Shutterstock

Billy Connolly fans asked to submit drawings of ‘The Big Yin’ for special tribute

A series of fascinating portraits depicting comedy legend Billy Connolly have been unveiled following a public appeal to his fans.

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Morrisons Daddy of all Burgers. Pic: Jon Super/PA Wire

Meat wars: Aldi announce 16oz steak for a fiver as Morrisons launch giant 1lb burger

Can your dad handle these big daddies?

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Five dogs are stolen in the UK every day, research shows

Five dogs are being stolen every day across the UK, an investigation has found.

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Edinburgh Airport was named amongst the worst in the world in a survey from AirHelp. Picture; Michael Gillen

Edinburgh Airport named among the world’s worst

Edinburgh Airport has been named as the fifth worst airport in the world according to a survey from AirHelp.

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Scottish lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Scottish lottery players look to Europe to win their fortune

Lottery players in Scotland are turning their back on the UK and looking abroad to make their fortune.

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QUIZ: Which Scottish gin are you?

It’s World Gin Day (June 10) and we have some delicious offerings from across Scotland.

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Aldi announce school uniforms for a FIVER

Aldi announce school uniforms for a FIVER

Today’s lesson, parents? Where can you get a school uniform for a fiver?

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Families in the Borders wanted for new series of Kirstie and Phil property show

Families in the Borders wanted for new series of Kirstie and Phil property show

An appeal has been made to residents in the Borders for people to feature in a new series of property show ‘Love It or List It’.

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