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An international search is on to find Scots teenager

A 15-year-old who lost his wallet on Iceland is now the subject of a search by the man who found it.

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Working with Personal Trainer Born Barikor, pet charity Blue Cross has created a new fitness boot camp called Work Out Like A Dog which sees humans doing exercises you would normally see dogs doing. Pic: Blue Cross.

Fitness boot camp launches where humans exercise like dogs

Chasing a ball and bringing it back again may sound like fun for dogs, but for participants of new fitness bootcamp Work Out Like A Dog, it’s strictly humans doing the retrieving.

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Bear is currently being looked after by Dogs Trust Glasgow as he seeks a new home

Winnie the Pooh lookalike seeks ‘furever’ home

It’s National Winnie the Pooh Day today (January 18) and Dogs Trust Glasgow is hoping to find a home for their very own Winnie the Pooh lookalike, who has fittingly been named ‘Bear’ by his adoring canine carers.

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A world first - the wipeable onesie!

It’s a world first for Domino’s and Shawlands!

Domino’s is taking its first step into fashion with the world’s first ‘wipeable’ onesie – designed so pizza fans can eat in comfort without any fear of sauce spillage.

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Youll not be cold at Christmas with this saucy wee fundraising calendar!

Southside fundraisers go all out for saucy calendar

A Southside fundraising group has pulled out all the stops with its saucy but cute 2017 calendar in support of Guide Dogs Scotland.

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Poppet the French Bulldog saved after spinal surgery.

Foster pet Poppet is saved from death!

A three-year-old French bulldog bitch who was destined to be euthanised has been given a new lease of life thanks to southside vets!

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Dine at height with new venture for 2017 in Glasgow

Have you a head for heights?

Events in the Sky is proud to announce the arrival of Glasgow in the Sky for the very first time in 2017. Following its huge success in London, where the first public event in the UK was launched in 2014, next year will see Events in the Sky visit five UK cities including Glasgow, offering the public a once in a lifetime opportunity to dine in the sky.

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Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real

Parents have been urged to stop pretending Father Christmas is real in case the “lie” damages relations with their children.

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Phil Sisson winner of home brew challenge 2016

Netherlee man is a home brew champ

A southside home brew aficionado who creates his unique beers in a garden shed has won a prestigious competition.

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Crazy clown craze sweeps into the southside

Clown craze is no joke

Police have warned that pranksters who are posing as ‘killer clowns’ to terrify people could face arrest.

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People dressed as clowns have been jumping out at pedestrians. File picture: Contributed

Police warning as ‘killer clown’ craze hits UK

Police have warned pranksters who are posing as “killer clowns” to terrify people that they could face arrest.

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Could our national dish actually be English?

Whisky, haggis and other delights which aren’t Scottish!

SOME of Scotland’s most famous “exports” – including haggis and whisky – are, according to the history books, actually imports. The Extra trawls the records in search of their origins.

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Top nine crafty tricks coppers used to have up their sleeves

Check out this list of classic police tricks and trade-craft from the days of ‘old fashioned coppering’.

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Kai, sitting pretty and getting in the festive spirit with new owner, Ian Russell of Newton Mearns. Picture: Daily Record and Alasdair MacLeod

Rescue dog Kai set for Xmas

An abandoned dog left tied to railings at Ayr railway station with a suitcase of belongings is counting the days until the first Christmas in his Newton Mearns home.

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Papal selfy outed as a hoax

First Papal selfy is outed as a hoax!

It was billed as Pope Francis’ “first selfie,” drawing thousands of likes and hundreds of gushing comments after it was posted to an Instagram account bearing the Vatican’s name.

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Copuld these be the worst Christmas cracker jokes?

Could these be the worst Christmas cracker jokes ever?

You know how it goes - Grandad’s paper hat is wonky. Nobody’s touched the sprouts. It’s time to pull a cracker and tell a groan-inducing gag!

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Mystery over large predator in Newton Mearns

A mysterious black beast, thought to be a large predator may be stalking the countryside around Newton Mearns.

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Case of the mystery bike

Case of the mystery bike

Stamperland residents are scratching their heads over a bike left chained to the bowling club fence since the start of 2015.

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Amateur photographer spots goats up a tree in Queen’s Park...Kidding!

Readers of The Extra proved yesterday that they were no (April) fools.

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