Anorak | Giant ginger Scottish rats run amok at Cheltenham

Giant ginger Scottish rats run amok at Cheltenham

by | 10th, March 2015

The Daily Star leads with news of rats. Ginger Rats. Scottish Ginger Rats! It’s news you might miss because the Star’s front-page news is squashed between a riot of colourful adverts for horse racing at Cheltenham and the boast that it now the only tabloid with Page 3 Girls:


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News is that the “savage rodents have turned a reddish colour after pet rats were released and bred with wild ones. And they can be seen running wild every day in Lochpark Industrial Estate, Hawick, just 20 miles from England.”

And “the rats have been burrowing towards England”.

The entire story is based on the report of eyewitness Colin, who says: “I’ve seen white rats as well as ginger ones. Someone from the council came up but I’m not sure what stage they are at.”

The story continues in the Express , where the ginger Scottish

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