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The Diary hears

The Diary hears a swarm of Bees were last month seen buzzing off to Amsterdam. Scottish Life pension guru Steve Bee apparently flies between Edinburgh and London so much, his Air Miles tally meant he could take a party of 10 to the Dutch culture capital for the weekend.

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