WEEK IN NUMBERS
The age of Geordie Reid, the oldest former member of The Black Watch.
Geordie, from Murthly, was honoured at The Black Watch Museum in Perth when his eight years of service and his milestone birthday were recognised.
The amount raised for a dog stricken by a spinal injury. Pekingese Mr Chang narrowly avoided being paralysed after he slipped a disc. Big-hearted locals in Lochee, Dundee, helped owner Michelle Boyack with her vet’s bill.
The price paid for a London apartment.
It is believed to be the most expensive home ever sold in the UK. The two-storey penthouse is in One Hyde Park and overlooks the park.
The percentage of Britons who cook more than one meal every evening.
A third of Britons have special dietary requirements, leading to parents cooking multiple meals for their family.
The age of Scotland’s youngest lifeboatman. Kieran Fairbairn has received his callout pager a month after turning 17 – the youngest anyone can join a crew. He has dispensation to head out of classes at Dunbar Grammar School.
The degrees Celsius which is the temperature Dundee Amazon depot workers are said to have endured.
The situation was said to have occurred last winter.