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A Lanark musician couldn’t believe her ears after lifting the phone - to find President Trump on the other end!

A local musician and piano teacher got the surprise of her life yesterday (sunday, July 15) when she received the call from the President of the USA.

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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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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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The Panerai watch, made in Italy, is believed to be one of only 618 made between 1941 and 1943. Pic: SWNS

Watch that lay in Lanarkshire drawer for 70 years sells for £55k

A rare German military watch which lay unused in a drawer for almost 70 years has sold for more than £50,000 at auction.

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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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Chinese lantern was proven to have caused this fire

Appeal over Chinese lantern use during harvest

With the combines starting to roll across the region’s fields for this year’s harvest, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is appealing for the public not to release Chinese lanterns.

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Vortex shot while driving on Hyndford Rd

Vortex seen over Lanarkshire towns.

Residents of Carluke, Lanark and Carnwath were treated to a weather anomaly rarely seen in Scotland last weekend.

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