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4:53 pm   |   SPORT

Andy Murray wins longest three-set match played this year

Former world number one Andy Murray battled past American Frances Tiafoe in a three-hour 45-minute marathon to reach the second round of the European Open in Antwerp. Murray, winner of the tournament in 2019 on his comeback from hip surgery,...

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4:50 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Steven Gerrard accepts Rangers’ clash with Brondby is ‘must win’

Steven Gerrard has no problem with Thursday’s Europa League game against Brondby being described as a must-win match for Rangers. After a 2-0 home defeat to French club Lyon and a 1-0 loss away to Sparta Prague in the Czech...

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4:46 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson gets three-match dugout ban

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson will be banned from the dugout for his side’s next three fixtures after accepting a misconduct charge from the Scottish Football Association. Neilson was shown two yellow cards and a subsequent red during Hearts’ 1-1 draw...

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4:44 pm   |   SPORT

Scotland name 12 uncapped players in squad for autumn tests

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named a 42-man squad for the Autumn Nations Series Tests against Tonga, Australia, South Africa and Japan. Scotland’s full British and Irish Lions contingent involved in this summer’s South Africa tour feature, including captain...

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4:32 pm   |   POLITICS

Police advise Humza Yousaf to increase security after recent threats

Humza Yousaf.

Police officers checked the home and constituency office of Scottish health secretary Humza Yousaf after a threat made last month. Concerns have been raised about the safety of politicians following the fatal stabbing of Sir David Amess at a constituency...

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3:45 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Ayr explosion: 35 homes remain sealed-off after blast destroys house

Around 35 homes remained cordoned off after an explosion ripped through an estate in South Ayrshire. The blast, which happened in Ayr’s Gorse Park on Monday night, razed one home and caused severe damage to several others. A 43-year-old woman...

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3:39 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Teenage passenger assaulted on train as another man filmed attack

ScotRail train.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted on a train while another man filmed the attack. The young male passenger, whose age has not been confirmed, was on a service travelling between Airdrie and Balloch when he...

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3:08 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

New training centre will make difference to NHS crisis, says Yousaf

A new NHS training centre could make an immediate impact to tackle the staffing crisis in the Scottish health service ahead of a “really, really difficult winter”, Humza Yousaf has said. The health secretary acknowledged the NHS has “immediate workforce...

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2:55 pm   |   SCOTLAND

‘Ice scream’ truck to serve grown-up ghoulish treats for Halloween

A grown-up ‘ice scream’ truck serving ghoulish treats is set to roll into Scotland in time for Halloween. Created by Islay whisky company Ardbeg, the creepy ice cream truck will serve three ice cream treats with a whisky twist to...

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2:31 pm   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Police to assess scale of spiking at nightclubs amid injection claims

Stock image of dancing.

Police have been asked to urgently assess the scale of drink spiking at nightclubs and parties amid a rise in reports and claims some people have been drugged by injection. Home secretary Priti Patel has asked forces for an update...

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2:07 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Almost 140 coronavirus deaths recorded last week in Scotland

Covid-19

A total of 139 coronavirus deaths were recorded in Scotland in the week to October 17, the latest statistics show. According to figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS), 11,406 people have now died in Scotland with confirmed or...

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2:05 pm   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Warrant issued for arrest of man accused of murdering his mum

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man accused of murdering his mother after he failed to turn up at court. Sean Flynn was due to go on trial over the death of Louise Tiffney, who disappeared from her...

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1:56 pm   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Facebook ‘to change name’ as part of massive company rebrand

Social media, Facebook, phone.

Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name to reflect the firm’s shift to building the metaverse, it has been reported. According to The Verge, the announcement could be made during Facebook’s Connect conference on October 28....

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1:52 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Pumpkin supply fears due to ‘high demand and poor weather conditions’

Pumpkin supplies across Scotland are set to be affected this Halloween due to a reported sharp increase in demand and poor weather conditions. With October 31 fast approaching many Scots are heading out on the hunt for the seasonal squash....

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1:37 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Woman created ‘blether boxes’ to help children cope with grief

Blether boxes.

A young woman who lost her dad to cancer has created special ‘blether boxes’ to help children cope with grief. Gabrielle Williamson, 20, came up with the idea to help her little sister following the death of their father, Kevin,...

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1:34 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Man who preyed on children claimed he was the ‘victim of a conspiracy’

Court.

A sex predator who insisted he was the victim of a conspiracy has been jailed for nine years. Thomas Gibson preyed on five youngsters over a period of 35 years mainly at a property in Abington, South Lanarkshire. The 69-year-old...

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1:12 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

COP26: Climate justice ‘pilgrims’ reach Scotland after 1000 mile-trek

Climate justice "pilgrims" have crossed Scotland's border on their way to COP26 having walked more than 1000 miles. Some have come on foot from as far as Sweden, Poland and Germany, to inspire world leaders at the UN climate conference...

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12:39 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Firework thrown at pram with baby inside as police launch probe

A firework landed on a pram with a baby inside after reportedly being thrown by a group of youths outside a Glasgow park. The incident took place next to Queen's Park in the south side of the city on Tuesday...

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12:16 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Space industry ‘could be worth £4bn’ to Scotland’s economy

The space industry could be worth £4bn a year to Scotland’s economy by the end of this decade, an “ambitious” new blueprint for the sector has suggested. The Scottish Space Strategy sets the goal of growing the industry, with up...

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12:12 pm   |   SCOTLAND

MPs and MSPs invited to safety briefings after David Amess death

Police Scotland have invited MPs and MSPs to safety briefings “as a matter of priority” following the death of an MP. On Friday Sir David Amess was stabbed at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex on Friday.  The MP’s...

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12:11 pm   |   SCOTLAND

‘Considerable challenge’ remains for police over women and BME staff

Police Scotland still faces a “considerable cultural challenge” over the experience of women and minority ethnic people in the force, according to a new report. The HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) report looked specifically at the recruitment, retention,...

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12:06 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Man jailed after being caught with crime gang’s dirty money and drugs

Glasgow's High Court.

A man caught with almost £400,000 of dirty money and drugs he was keeping for a crime mob has been jailed for three years and eight months. John Robertson, 35, was held after the raid at his home in Blantyre, South...

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11:18 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Queen cancels Northern Ireland trip due to medical advice

The Queen made an address to the nation

The Queen has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland and has “reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days”, Buckingham Palace said. The 95-year-old monarch is said to be in good spirits but disappointed not to be...

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11:03 am   |   NORTH EAST & TAYSIDE

Brewdog’s ‘solid gold’ beer can competition ruled as misleading

BrewDog

A Brewdog competition which claimed customers could win “solid gold” beer cans was misleading, a watchdog has said.  The Ellon-based brewer launched the promotion in 2020, which initially stated customers could find one of ten gold cans hidden in packs...

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10:49 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Facebook fined £50.5m over handling of Giphy takeover probe

Facebook has been fined £50.5m after failing to provide enough important information to the competition regulator investigating the firm’s takeover of GIF sharing platform Giphy. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched a probe into the acquisition in June last...

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10:22 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Police will ‘step in’ when COP26 protests disrupt city life

Police are prepared to "step in" if COP26 protests "majorly disrupt" life in Glasgow, a senior officer has said. A massive security operation has been drawn up for the crunch climate summit, which will be attended by the likes of...

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10:20 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Thousands of rotting salmon ‘stink out’ village after mass death at farm

Thousands of salmon have been killed in a mass mortality event at a fish farm off the west coast of Kintyre. The Scottish Salmon Company farm off the shore of the Isle of Gigha has suffered a major loss of...

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9:55 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

You’ll Never Walk Alone replaces Sinatra’s My Way as ‘top funeral song’

Gerry and the Pacemakers’ You’ll Never Walk Alone has hit the top spot in Co-op Funeralcare’s annual music chart of the most popular songs at funerals. The song has been played at an estimated 9500 funerals over the past year,...

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9:54 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

‘Complex’ investigation continues into cause of house explosion

A “complex” investigation into the cause of an explosion that completely destroyed a house and seriously injured a family of four continues. The blast, which happened in Ayr’s Gorse Park on Monday night, razed one home and caused severe damage...

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9:02 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Lidl planning to demolish store to build new shop double in size

Stock image of a Lidl store.

Supermarket giant Lidl is planning to demolish an existing Glasgow store to make way for a replacement shop nearly double in size.  The chain has applied for planning permission to knock down its Moss Road store in Govan, which is 1334...

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8:12 am   |   HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS

Work under way on new railway station near Inverness Airport

Network Rail Scotland picture of new railway station near Inverness Airport.

Construction work is under way on a new railway station near Inverness Airport. The two-platform station is being built at Dalcross on the Aberdeen to Inverness line. The £14m facility will feature step-free access via a footbridge with lifts. There...

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7:40 am   |   SCOTLAND

British Gas HomeCare service ads banned for being ‘misleading’

British Gas van.

British Gas ads for its HomeCare cover service have been banned for the misleading suggestion that emergency callouts were available to all customers at short notice. Two TV ads in February showed dark and freezing homes followed by someone using...

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7:15 am   |   SCOTLAND

‘Work-life balance’ takes on new meaning after Covid pandemic

Stock image of working from home.

Employees are confused about what work-life balance means for them and are calling for firms to agree a new definition of the term, according to a new report. Research by jobs site Glassdoor suggested that two out of three people...

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7:03 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Boy’s call asking police to ‘come over’ and see his toys goes viral

Constable Kurt with the boy sitting happily on the bonnet of his police car.

A recording of an emergency call by a young boy in New Zealand has gone viral after police responded to the four-year-old’s call to “come over and see” his toys. Police in the South Island city of Invercargill shared the...

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6:44 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Drug ‘could help people with diabetes recover after heart attack’

Heart attack.

Researchers have identified a drug that could help improve heart function in people with diabetes who have heart attacks. Currently in clinical trials as a potential treatment for a form of anaemia, the medication could help diabetic hearts to recover...

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6:39 am   |   POLITICS

Campaigners call for Scottish Government to criminalise paying for sex

Stock image of sex work.

A group of campaigners are calling on the Scottish Government to criminalise those who pay for sex in order to reduce demand for prostitution. A group called A Model for Scotland is holding an online event on Wednesday to encourage...

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6:35 am   |   ENTERTAINMENT

Jodie Whittaker on Doctor Who exit: I will be filled with grief

Jodie Whittaker.

Jodie Whittaker has said she will be “filled with a lot of grief” when she hands over the role of Doctor Who to its next star. The actress, who has played the Time Lord since 2017, announced in July she...

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6:27 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

ATM withdrawals ‘decline sharply due to impact of Covid pandemic’

ATM

People are withdrawing nearly £100m less each day from ATMs compared with in 2019, according to cash machine network Link. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, adults across the UK visited ATMs three times a month on average. But visits have...

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6:23 am   |   POLITICS

New teachers ‘more likely to get temporary job than permanent one’

Teacher.

The number of new teachers getting permanent jobs after their probation year is “plummeting”, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Willie Rennie has warned. Scottish Government figures show that 1169 of the 3076 post-probation teachers (38%) went into permanent, full-time positions in...

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10:15 pm   |   ENTERTAINMENT

Netflix calls Squid Game its ‘biggest TV show ever’

Netflix.

Netflix says Squid Game has been watched by a “mind-boggling” 142 million households around the world, calling the programme “our biggest TV show ever”. The hit dystopian Korean drama, written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, follows desperate people who are...

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9:14 pm   |   NORTH EAST & TAYSIDE

Police appeal in search for missing 14-year-old girl

Alana Whitelaw.

Police are appealing for information in the search for a 14-year-old girl missing from Tayside. Alana Whitelaw was reported missing from her home in Forfar on Tuesday, October 19. She was last seen at around 2.30pm on Tuesday afternoon. https://twitter.com/TaysidePolice/status/1450536239434813448...

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8:50 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Campaign for nightclubs boycott in demand to tackle drink spiking

Nightclub drink.

A campaign is calling for a boycott of nightclubs and bars in a demand for the 'epidemic' of drink spiking to be tackled. The 'Girls Night In' campaign has asked for women to avoid the venues on Thursday, October 28,...

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8:49 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Councillor bids to prevent strike action ‘casting a spell’ over COP26

Hydro

A Glasgow councillor is urging every party member to come together to prevent strike action from council staff “casting a spell" over COP26. It comes after it was confirmed that the city’s cleansing workers will take industrial action on November...

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7:59 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Martinez Losa: Scotland can use Hampden energy for something special

Scotland head coach Pedro Martinez Losa believes the Hampden crowd can make the difference in the World Cup qualifying campaign and hopes to deliver a thrill for the support against Hungary on Friday. Martinez Losa enjoyed the perfect start to...

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7:28 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Postecoglou: Celtic kept Europa League hopes alive with win

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou believes his side have "an opportunity" to change their Europa League fortunes after beating Ferencvaros 2-0. Goals from Kyogo Furuhashi and David Turnbull earned Celtic their first three points in Europa League Group G and moved...

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7:17 pm   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Google unveils Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones to challenge Apple and Samsung

Google Pixel

Google has unveiled its two latest flagship smartphones, claiming the devices are its “most personal and most helpful” phones ever, as it looks to challenge Apple and Samsung. The £599 Pixel 6 and £849 Pixel 6 Pro are comparatively cheaper...

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6:46 pm   |   POLITICS

No 10 condemns targeting of Michael Gove by anti-lockdown protesters

Michael Gove

Downing Street has condemned the “abhorrent” actions of anti-lockdown protesters who attempted to surround the UK cabinet minister Michael Gove as he walked through Westminster. Police officers quickly moved in to protect Gove as demonstrators, some carrying video cameras, rushed...

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6:20 pm   |   SCOTLAND

COP26 president says Glasgow summit will be safe event despite concerns

Alok Sharma.

By Lewis McKenzie and Colin Mackay Alok Sharma has pledged that COP26 will be a safe event - despite concerns over a potential rise in Covid cases, and disruption caused by protesters and striking public sector workers. The COP26 president...

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6:04 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Hearts boss Neilson and Dundee manager McPake charged with misconduct

Hearts head coach Robbie Neilson and Dundee manager James McPake have both been charged with misconduct after being sent to the stand during their sides' Premiership matches last weekend. Neilson was dismissed from his technical area by referee Don Robertson...

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5:28 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Celtic beat Ferencvaros for first Europa League win

  Second-half goals from Kyogo Furuhashi and David Turnbull gave Celtic a storming 2-0 win over Ferencvaros and the first three points of their Europa League campaign. After Group G defeats to Real Betis and Bayer Leverkusen, there was some...

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5:10 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Teen appears in court charged with murder of boy at railway station

Justin McLaughlin

A teenager has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 14-year-old schoolboy. The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly attacked Justin McLaughlin at Glasgow's High Street train station on October 16. The boy was found...

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4:40 pm   |   POLITICS

Scottish Government accused of pushing back booster vaccination dates

Covid vaccine.

Booster vaccination dates for some eligible groups appear to have been pushed back by the Scottish Government. The NHS Inform website now states jabs for the “other eligible groups” – which includes adults over 50 and those between 16 and...

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4:33 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Sinkhole opens up near Glasgow’s George Square forcing road closure

A road in Glasgow city centre has been closed after a sinkhole opened up with water running underneath the surface. North Frederick Street near George Square was shut on Monday after police were called to the scene. A Glasgow City...

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4:30 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Businesses urged to download updated version of vaccine passport app

App

The app used to read vaccine passports in Scotland has been updated, with businesses being urged to download the new version. It will now show a green tick when a person’s details have been correctly scanned and they are allowed...

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4:22 pm   |   HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS

Scottish army barracks ‘could shut sooner than planned’

Concern is growing about the future of two army regiments based at barracks in the Highlands. An announcement is expected soon on the future of Fort George near Inverness, home to the Black Watch. It was expected to close in...

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4:14 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Facial recognition scanning pupils rolled out to school canteens

Facial recognition has been rolled out to nine schools in Ayrshire with pupils able to scan their faces to pay for lunch. The system now installed and operational in all secondaries in North Ayrshire has attracted national attention with privacy...

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3:09 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Scotland misses out to England for first carbon capture facility

Single Use.

Scotland will miss out on funding for a new carbon capture facility, despite meeting eligibility criteria, the UK’s energy minister has said. The new facility, due to be in St Fergus in Aberdeenshire, is now likely to come in the...

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2:32 pm   |   NORTH EAST & TAYSIDE

Man to stand trial accused of ‘hitting partner in eye with pole’

Court.

A man is to stand trial accused of leaving his partner permanently injured after allegedly hitting her in the eye with a pole. Daniel Lawson allegedly carried out the attack at a property in Aberdeen last November 15. It is...

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2:30 pm   |   HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS

Row over ‘one of a kind’ fireworks show after families told to stay home

What is thought to be the only council fireworks display still going ahead in Scotland has sparked upset after spectators were told to view it from "their own location" to avoid any mass gatherings. Highland Council's light show in Inverness...

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2:25 pm   |   SCOTLAND

Scotland pledges to move towards net zero emissions by 2050

Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland is part of a group of devolved nations and regions pledging to collectively achieve net zero by 2050. Signatories of a new memorandum of understanding, by the Under2 Coalition of state, regional and devolved governments, have said they will...

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2:23 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Montgomery replaces Bolingoli as Celtic name team to face Ferencvaros

Ange Postecoglou has made one change to his Celtic team for the visit of Ferencvaros for their Europa League group stage match. Ten of the starting XI that beat Motherwell 2-0 on Saturday have retained their place, with Adam Montgomery...

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2:03 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Man stored £300,000 cocaine haul for dealers after losing job

Stock image of cocaine.

A man agreed to store more than £300,000 of cocaine at his home after being made redundant. Cameron O'Byrne lost his job as a telecommunications worker before turning to drink and drugs. The 27-year-old, who reportedly had never been in...

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1:37 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Woman attacked five people after being removed from bar’s dancefloor

Glasgow Sheriff Court.

A woman described as a "highly trained kick-boxer" assaulted five people in a bar brawl. Julie Crummer attacked three bouncers and two police officers at Arta in Glasgow city centre on November 2, 2019. The 38-year-old lashed out after being told...

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12:51 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Second man charged after human remains found at children’s park

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a man whose charred remains were found at the scene of a fire in a Glasgow park. William Leiper's body was found in Househill Park, near to...

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12:49 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Family of four seriously injured after explosion rips through home

Four members of the same family are in a serious condition after their home was destroyed by a huge explosion in Ayr. A mum and dad and their two children were all inside the house when the blast happened on...

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12:33 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Taxi driver who sexually abused young boy he drove to school jailed

A taxi driver who regularly abused a young boy he drove to school has been jailed for four years and eight months. John Walls preyed on his victim starting when he was just aged 11. The married 59-year-old cabbie worked for a...

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11:58 am   |   SCOTLAND

Record number of Scots spending 12 hours or more in A&E, figures show

The number of patients spending more than half a day in accident and emergency has reached its highest level ever, with more than 600 people waiting 12 hours or more in the first full week of October. While the Scottish...

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11:20 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Homes devastated after huge explosion rips through housing estate

At least one house has been completely destroyed by a huge explosion in Ayr that saw four people taken to hospital. Drone footage taken on Tuesday morning showed extensive damage to properties in the town's Gorse Park following the blast...

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10:53 am   |   SCOTLAND

Doddie Weir frustrated by slow progress finding MND treatments

Doddie Weir.

Rugby legend and MND campaigner Doddie Weir has been left frustrated by the lack of progress in finding treatments for the devastating disease. The former Scotland player believes the speed at which Covid vaccines were developed shows what can be...

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10:41 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Bin workers and school support staff confirm strike during COP26

Glasgow

Bin workers and school support staff in Glasgow will go on strike for seven days during the COP26 climate change conference. The strike action comes after pay talks stalled with Cosla, the umbrella body that represents each of Scotland’s local...

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10:23 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Petrol prices are ‘close to highest level recorded in the UK’

Stock image of petrol.

Petrol prices have nearly reached the highest level recorded in the UK, according to Government figures. The average price of a litre of petrol on Monday was 139.46p, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said. That is the...

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9:33 am   |   POLITICS

Secondary pupils still required to wear face coverings in school

Stock image of face covering on school desk.

Secondary pupils will still be expected to wear face coverings in classrooms as they return to school after the October break. The students, as well as staff in both primary and secondary schools across Scotland, will also have to wear...

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9:05 am   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

CCTV cameras outside hostel made passers-by ‘feel uncomfortable’

Dolphin Inn, Dunbar.

Calls for CCTV cameras to be removed from a hostel because they made passers-by feel “uncomfortable” have been rejected by East Lothian planners. Owners of the Dolphin Inn, Dunbar, installed two cameras to protect guests’ bicycles and sports equipment during...

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8:28 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Residents kick up a stink about hole filled with smelly water

Councillor Andy Doig next to the smelly water hole in Kilbarchan.

Villagers are kicking up a stink about a hole filled with smelly water in a busy area of Kilbarchan in Renfrewshire. Residents have become worried about the crater in Station Road near the entrance to the cycle path. The hole...

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7:02 am   |   NORTH EAST & TAYSIDE

Third health board calls for military assistance ahead of winter

Image of military help, Covid, PA Ready.

A third Scottish health board has requested help from the armed forces as it faces staffing shortages ahead of winter. NHS Grampian has made a formal request for military assistance as the health service faces growing pressure as a result...

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6:28 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Mobile phone giant Vodafone switches to recycled plastic sim cards

Vodafone

Vodafone is to switch to eco-sim cards made from recycled plastic as part of efforts to reduce its environmental impact. The telecoms giant said that it would begin providing the new sim cards to customers this month, progressively replacing sim...

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6:22 am   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Edinburgh tops list of cities with high-growth businesses outside London

Edinburgh.

Edinburgh has topped a list of cities outside London which have the highest number of fast-growing businesses. A report from Barclays said Scotland’s capital was ahead of Manchester, Leeds and Bristol for high-growth businesses, with a particularly high number of...

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6:21 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

‘Nearly one in three music industry jobs lost because of Covid’

Musician.

Almost one in three jobs in the music industry were lost as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report. The trade body UK Music said 69,000 jobs were wiped out as the sector struggled with the...

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6:19 am   |   UK & INTERNATIONAL

Tesco launches first checkout-free high street store

Tesco

Tesco is launching its first checkout-free high street store where shoppers can pick up their groceries and leave without the need for a till. It is latest retail giant to open a store where checkouts are replaced by high-tech cameras...

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6:15 am   |   SCOTLAND

Horses ‘will give police heads up’ if COP26 trouble breaks out

Police horses will play an "invaluable" role in warning officers of potential trouble during the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. Mounted units have been taking part in training exercises as they prepare for the two-week summit, which begins on October...

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