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Lorry pictured teetering on edge of Friarton Bridge

Lorry and van drivers are being advised to keep off many bridges in Scotland, for reasons illustrated by this picture

A lorry teeters on the edge of Friarton Bridge near Perth in Scotland
A lorry teeters on the edge of Friarton Bridge near Perth in Scotland Credit: Twitter/@LynnCSchreiber

It shows Friarton Bridge over the Firth of Tay on the southeastern outskirts of Perth, Scotland.

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Neighbours leave flowers for pair caught in balloon disaster

Neighbours of a British couple who were involved in the hot air balloon disaster in Egypt have been leaving flowers outside their door.

Yvonne Rennie was killed in the accident while her husband Michael is recovering in hospital.

Linda Kettles with daughter in law Louise and her daughter Abigail puts flowers on the doorstep Credit: Andrew Milligan /PA Wire

Neighbour Linda Kettles described the pair as "very, very nice people" and said they were "really looking forward to getting away".

"I'm totally devastated by the news. I really feel for their families."

Flowers are laid on the doorstep of Michael Rennie, 49, and wife Yvonne, from Perth Credit: Andrew Milligan /PA Wire

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70 firefighters rescue flood victims

Firemen help a member of the public through Aberfoyle which has been flooded after the River Forth burst its banks. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Around 70 firefighters worked all day to rescue people from their homes and brought the flooding under control in the village of Comrie in Perthshire.

Emergency services also came to the aid of residents in Aberfoyle in Stirling.

Residents were left stranded in Comrie Credit: ITV News

An emergency centre was set up Crieff, close to Comrie, as well as at the Strathearn Community Campus leisure centre, where people were given shelter.

A Red Cross team opened a base at Comrie Community Centre and helped around 20 residents, including elderly people who were evacuated from two care homes.

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