Under The Counter

designer wheat
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Designer wheat

Never mind finding a cure for coronavirus, a team of scientists from Rothamsted Research have bred a type...

Uranus wiper toilet role
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Bum deal

What with all the recent toilet roll panic buying, the auld yin was hardly surprised to see new...

UTC destroying beer
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Destroying beer

UTC has demolished a few pints of beer himself over the years but he was witnessed openly weeping...

The Faroe Islands
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Remote tourism

If lockdown is grinding your gears and you fancy zooming away to somewhere more exotic like, say, The...

Woman wearing facemask
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Boohoo makes a booboo

Online retailer Boohoo clearly wasn't having a good day at the office when it decided it was a...

I need my hole
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The self-isolation blues

Self-isolation has many downsides, as this Scottish Sun reader admirably demonstrated last month by putting his free Sun...

Stuffed owl
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Stuffed owls and blood-stained wedding dresses

No, it’s not the title of the latest book from former Scottish Grocer editor and horror fiction writer...

woman in wetsuit
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Coronavirus purchase limits announced!

In light of coronavirus panic buying, several major supermarkets have been forced to impose strict buying limits in...

Toilet tissue
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Cleaning up with price-marked bog roll

It never ceases to amaze UTC what you can do with a magic marker and a 4-pack of...

Opal Fruits
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Starburst my arse

Not that he’s stuck in 1963, but UTC has never been a fan of giving perfectly well-named products...