WEEK IN NUM­BERS

The Courier & Advertiser (Dundee Edition) - - COMMENT -

100

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.

£1,500

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.

£160m

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.

74.5

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.

17

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.

3

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.

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