Scientists have proposed making wind turbine blades out of a new material that can be recycled into a myriad of common items, including gummy bears.
The owner of a churros shop in Stirling is set to face trial for allegedly annoying nearby residents with the sweet smell of the Spanish treat. Richard Wilmot, 31, denies annoying the occupants of the flat above his shop by not complying with an abatement notice served by Stirling Council contrary t
A 121-metre mythical serpent will form the centrepiece of the artwork being installed on the site of the new Stockingfield Bridge in north west Glasgow. The work of the project’s art curator Nichol Wheatley, the Beithir, a large snakelike creature in Gaelic folklore, is one of 11 art projects
Construction workers in Michigan stumbled upon mastodon bones when they were preparing a roadway for a culvert tunnel replacement. A backhoe operator noticed something red in the soil and called others over to investigate. The team uncovered two leg bones too large to belong to farm animals, sparkin
Construction of the first new city to be built in Mongolia since 1980 has commenced, an occasion marked by an opening ceremony attended by the Mongolian Prime Minister and members of the Mongolian Parliament. The Khushigt Valley - New Settlement Zone, which is set to be home to 150,000 people by 204
A man rescued from a collapsed makeshift tunnel near the Vatican has been arrested on suspicion of attempting an elaborate bank heist. Italian police believe that the man and three others were attempting to dig a tunnel into a nearby bank, the BBC reports.
A garden room which has been added to a home in Haddington has gained planning permission despite being described as "intimidating" by nearby residents. The rectangular wooden room, built at the bottom of a garden in Lairds Crescent, in Haddington, was recommended for approval when it went befo
A man who tried to evade arrest in a slow-moving excavator for more than half a mile was apprehended by police officers following close behind on foot. Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the operator, Jesse B. Shaw, had three arrest warrants and was wanted for stealing a car.
An accountant who refused a court order to demolish his 'man cave' that was built without planning consent has been jailed for six weeks. Graham Wildin, of Cinderford, built a £10,000 leisure extension to his home in 2014 complete with a cinema, squash court, classic car, casino
A London property fetched a whooping £37.5 million becoming the most expensive UK property sale in Q2 2022. Located at 15 Phillimore Gardens in Kensington, the two-bed house went on sale in May. The semi-detached property was valued at £1.7m in 2002 but has massively increased in value,
The green sedum roof at The Cairn Distillery near Grantown on Spey is proving to be a haven for bees. Since its installation in April this year, the roof has thrived and is now carpeted with wildflowers. And as a result, it has attracted thousands of bees, according to the Ecological Clerk of Works
Six flag poles outside Lerwick Town Hall have been given retrospective planning permission 20 years after their installation. A recent application submitted by Shetland Islands Council said not applying for consent when they were installed was an “oversight”.
A town mayor — who happens to be a miniature Shetland pony — has been effectively barred from his local pub over a planning row.
Reclaimed stone from a historic Dundee jute mill is to find new purpose in pointing future University of Dundee students in the right direction. Wallace Craigie Works spinning mill was built in 1836 and played an instrumental part in Dundee’s success in the jute industry, one of many mills tha
A man arrested on suspicion of causing a wildfire allegedly told police he was trying to kill a spider with a lighter. Utah man Cory Allan Martin, 26, was discovered at the site of the spreading fire on a mountain near the town of Springville, CNN reports.