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An Edinburgh shop ordered to replace its purple frontage with a "dull grey" has launched a petition to keep its colourful façade. The owner of House of Boë, a gin shop on South Queensferry High Street, was ordered to restore the original grey which was replaced with the bright purple in

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Robots in construction can help maintain productivity at a time when fewer people are pursuing a career in the industry, a new report has found. Management consulting company GlobalData said the construction industry’s lack of digitalisation and new technologies mean that companies will strugg

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With just six weeks to go until the big day itself, MKM is entering into the festive spirit by inviting children from across the UK to design its official Christmas card for 2022.

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Heaps discarded and left unattended in fields next to a construction site for a new five-storey apartment block on the Maltese isle of Gozo may contain valuable archaeological material possibly dating back to the earliest phases of human settlement on the island. Dutch archaeologists said bones

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A tenant who tried to sell the house he was renting for £400,000 without his landlord finding out has been jailed for what police called an "almost unbelievable" crime. Andrew Smith, 41, filled the three-bedroomed house with rented showroom furniture and faked an estate agent to list it online

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A TikTok video posted by an Ohio construction worker has revealed a perfect SpongeBob prank on his site. On October 24, TikToker Mikeyp357 went viral after uploading the first video of the saga. At the time of writing, it’s been viewed over 20 million times.

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A public search to name the new museum being developed in Perth has concluded with more than 60% of the respondents voting for the name 'Perth Museum', forcing the existing Perth Museum and Art Gallery to rebrand. A spokesperson for Perth Museum said the name "encapsulates the stories and the histor

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A woman who claimed to have suffered from whiplash has been given a suspended jail term after she posted pictures of herself climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge. Lois Cartridge has also been given a £20,000 bill for lawyers’ fees after a judge in the English High Court ruled that she was in c

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An Australian mining company boss has pleaded to 20 of his staff to return to work after they won a portion of a $160 million (£90m) lottery jackpot. The group of 20 employees won a third of the jackpot, splitting it with two other winners. Their $53m (£29.8m) win came out to $2.6m (&pou

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Security forces in Lebanon have seized more than five million captagon pills hidden inside construction material. Interior minister Bassam Mawlawi said officers seized “a large quantity of captagon” during a raid on a warehouse in the southern Lebanese city of Ghazieh.

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A South African school has completely vanished after thieves removed every single one of its bricks over six months. Uitzig Secondary School, in Cape Town, was reduced to just its foundations following its closure in 2019.

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Swedish furniture giant IKEA is building a case against a video game developer whose new horror game is set in a furniture store. One-man indie game studio Ziggy recently raised almost £57,000 to fund the development of its new survival horror game, The Store Is Closed.

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A man was forced to rake his way into his home due to a massive pile of tumbleweeds. Ian Barnes from Colorado said his neighbourhood, located south of the Colorado Springs Airport, is no stranger to wind damage but he never expected the mess in his garden the morning after winds of more than 60

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A woman in the New Town in Edinburgh who painted her door pink has incurred the wrath of locals. Miranda Dickson, 48, departed from the mandated black to paint the front door of her Drummond Place property a shade of Champagne pink, leading to the council threatening her with a £20,000 fine.

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