These were the 10 most-read Evening Express articles of 2015

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Stories about a violent meerkat keeper, a messy visit to an Aberdeen toilet, a lottery windfall and a feisty city restaurant boss’ response to a one-star online review were some of the most-clicked on stories on the Evening Express website in 2015.

The full top 10 is:

1) Meerkat-keeper guilty of assaulting monkey-keeper over love triangle with llama-keeper 

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 A former London Zoo zoologist has been found guilty of glassing the ex-girlfriend of her llama-keeper lover during a Christmas party fight. (September 25

2) University strips Donald Trump of honorary degree

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Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University has stripped Donald Trump of his honorary degree. (December 9)

3) Facebook post of man’s ‘embarrassing’ toilet experience at Aberdeen restaurant goes viral 

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A picture posted online by an Aberdeen man illustrating his “embarrassing” experience in a restaurant toilet has been viewed by thousands of people. (June 15)

4) Aberdeen restaurant closes due to ‘unacceptable performance’ 

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An Aberdeen restaurant has announced its closure today just seven months after its launch. (January 22)

5) North-east man wins £379,000 on EuroMillions 

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A North-east man was sent home from work offshore after winning £379,000 in the EuroMillions draw. (May 15)

6) Aberdeen taxi driver’s £1,800 fare to take family 583 miles to Gatwick Airport 

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The last thing one Aberdeen taxi driver expected when he started his shift was a request to go to London. (December 12)

7) Aberdeen fashion chain to close its three stores 

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Aberdeen fashion chain AB10 is to close its three stores after 15 years in business. (May 4)

8) Aberdeen restaurant owner fires back after customer’s one-star online review 

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An Aberdeen restaurant boss’ cutting response to a diner who complained about a friend being injured by broken glass has gone viral. (May 28)

9) Aberdeen couple’s leaving do turns out to be surprise wedding 

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A couple invited their friends and family to their leaving party – but then surprised them all by getting married at the event. (June 12)

10) Aberdeen bar set for new name after £500,000 revamp 

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Aberdeen’s Moorings Bar is to be renamed after a £500,000 revamp. (September 10)

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