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Aberdeenshire

Motorist hits horse with car on north-east road

March 5, 2019

Emergency services were to the scene where a car struck a horse this morning. The incident happen at around 6.30am on the B9001 in Rothienorman. A spokeswoman said: “Police received reports of a car hitting an animal at 6.30am this morning. The road was partially closed but has now reopened as of 7.45am.

Business

Rescued oil rig owl airlifted to safety

October 28, 2015

Oil workers came to the rescue when an owl crash-landed on an offshore platform in the North Sea. The bird was airlifted to shore after it was found on the rig and is recovering in the Scottish SPCA’s care. Read the full article on our sister website Energy Voice. 

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VIDEO: Superpod of dolphins amazes onlookers

October 9, 2015

Stunned tourists off the coast of Costa Rica find their small boat surrounded by a ‘superpod’ of dolphins, racing alongside and leaping into the air. Orlando Marin, who posted his footage to Facebook, says they numbered in the thousands. Gathering’s of this size can be the result of a food source, or can happen spontaneously.    

Scotland

Puppies Stolen from garden

September 17, 2015

Police in West Lothian are appealing for witnesses following the theft of nine dogs from kennels at a property in Winchburgh yesterday (September 16).

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