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19:57 Football

Hearts suffer narrow first leg defeat to Zurich in Europa League play-off

Hearts have lost 2-1 to FC Zurich in the first leg of their Europa League play-off tie. Lawrence Shankland had put the Premiership side ahead from the penalty spot but the hosts bounced back and goals from Adria Guerrero and...

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19:38 Edinburgh & East

Councils to 'have new power' in updated firework laws

New legislation designed to restrict the use of fireworks will give new power to councils to designate firework control zones, where the public will not be allowed to use fireworks. A report going before Falkirk Council’s executive on Tuesday explains the...

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18:40 Edinburgh & East

Holiday let appeal lost over 'incompatible' lifestyle of tourists

Flat owners ordered to stop using their property as a holiday let lost their appeal after the lifestyles of their guests were ruled "incompatible" with neighbours. East Lothian Council refused planning permission for the flat, in North Berwick, to be...

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17:22 Glasgow & West

Taxi fares could increase as price hike proposals go to consultation

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Taxi fares could be set for a hike of more than 10% in North Ayrshire, with the cost of living crisis increasing fuel costs for cabbies. North Ayrshire Council Licensing Committee recently met with drivers to discuss their thoughts on...

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17:13 Football

Ross confident United have what it takes to bounce back from ‘bump’

Jack Ross put context into Dundee United’s recent double drubbing as he looked for his side to reset at home to St Mirren on Saturday. The Tannadice side conceded 11 goals in just two games after they followed up their...

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17:08 Glasgow & West

Body discovered during search for man missing for almost two weeks

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A body has been found in the search for a man missing from Lanark for almost two weeks. Kevin Coll, 56, had not been seen since Friday, August 5, and an appeal was launched to locate him shortly afterwards. Police...

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17:06 Edinburgh & East

Parking worries over new 60-bed care home raised by objectors

A new care home planned for Linlithgow would be crammed onto a site, without enough parking spaces for staff or visitors, councillors heard this week.  In a debate on whether a new 60 bed care home should be built in...

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17:06 Edinburgh & East

Alleged US fugitive claims he’s ‘coughing up blood’ in prison

A man who insists he is not a wanted fugitive has complained about his care in prison and said he keeps being called the wrong name. The 35-year-old, who claims to be called Arthur Knight, but whom US prosecutors have...

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17:05 Football

Team news: Neilson reveals Hearts starting line-up to face Zurich

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson has named his side to face Zurich in the Europa League play-off, making three changes for the crucial first-leg match. Nathaniel Atkinson, Peter Haring and Stephen Kingsley come into the side that beat Dundee United on...

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16:52 Edinburgh & East

Disappearance of former Fettes College teacher treated as murder

The disappearance of a former Fettes College teacher is being treated as murder. Dr Peter Coshan went missing from his home in Edinburgh's Stockbridge at around 11.50pm on Thursday, August 11. The 75-year-old, who taught biology at the school attended...

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16:28 Football

Lee Johnson unsure whether to play Marijan Cabraja after father's death

Hibernian manager Lee Johnson admits he faces a tough decision over whether or not to play Marijan Cabraja against Rangers on Saturday following the death of his father. The Croatian left-back has been in his homeland this week for the...

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16:03 Football

Goodwin happy with Aberdeen response after Motherwell 'reality check'

Jim Goodwin

Aberdeen manager Jim Goodwin has been delighted by the reaction of his new-look team following their “reality check” against Motherwell. The Dons were strong favourites to follow up a 4-1 home win over St Mirren when they hosted Steven Hammell’s...

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15:58 Edinburgh & East

Queen's granddaughter heads to St Andrews after A-level success

The Queen’s granddaughter Lady Louise Windsor is to attend St Andrews University to study English after receiving her A-level results, Buckingham Palace has said. Lady Louise, who is the 18-year-old daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, will start...

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15:40 North East & Tayside

Crieff Hydro Hotel owner expects energy bills to hit £1.6m

The owner of Crieff Hydro is facing a million-pound rise in its hotels' energy bills. Stephen Leckie said the firm’s six hotels paid £600,000 for power in 2021 – but are expecting to pay out £1.6m this year. Households and...

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15:10 Sport

Scotland centre Duncan Taylor agrees contract extension at Saracens

Scotland international centre Duncan Taylor has agreed a contract extension with Saracens. The Gallagher Premiership club said that 32-year-old Taylor's deal is for the 2022-23 season. Saracens kick off their Premiership campaign against Harlequins on September 17. Taylor has won...

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14:42 Football

Chelsea pledge ‘strongest action’ after alleged racism in Spurs draw

Chelsea have pledged to take the “strongest action” after an alleged racist incident against Son Heung-min in Sunday’s 2-2 English Premier League draw with Tottenham. South Korea forward Son is alleged to have been racially abused by a member of...

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14:28 Highlands & Islands

Man dies after being pulled from loch in early hours following search

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A man has died after being pulled from a Highland loch in the early hours of Thursday morning. Shortly before 1am, police received a report of a man missing in the water at Lochindorb near Grantown-on-Spey. Emergency services attended and...

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14:09 Edinburgh & East

Driver taken to hospital after car careers off bridge into river

A man was taken to hospital after his car careered off a bridge in East Lothian and landed in the River Tyne. Emergency services were called to reports of a single-car crash at around 11.30pm on Wednesday, at Station Road...

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13:39 Glasgow & West

Elderly couple among four taken to hospital following two-car crash 

An elderly man and woman are in a serious condition after a crash in Ayrshire which saw four people taken to hospital for treatment. Emergency services were called to the scene on Annick Drive, Dreghorn at around 4.20pm on Wednesday....

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13:11 Glasgow & West

Thousands of homes affected by power cut 'with no advanced warning'

Byres Road

A power cut is affecting thousands of homes in the west end of Glasgow. On Thursday morning, electricity was cut off to residences in the G11, G12, G13, G3 and G71 postcodes areas. The issue is affecting parts of Partick,...

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13:02 Edinburgh & East

Two cats from same street die within days from 'antifreeze poisoning'

Two cats from the same street have died within days of each other from suspected antifreeze poisoning.

Two cats from the same street have died within days of each other from suspected antifreeze poisoning. One cat, named Frankie, disappeared for two days from his home in Bathgate, before his owners spotted him in someone’s garden.  Frankie was...

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12:47 Politics

ExplainerTimeline: Margaret Ferrier breached Covid rules travelling on packed train

Margaret Ferrier

MP Margaret Ferrier has pleaded guilty to breaching Covid rules by travelling on a train between Scotland and London. During a hearing at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Thursday, she admitted to "culpable and reckless conduct" after being told to self-isolate...

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12:13 Scotland

Number of homeless children in Scotland surges by more than 1,000

The number of children living in temporary accommodation in Scotland has risen by more than a thousand over the space of a year, official figures show. According to statistics published by the Scottish Government on Thursday, the figure grew from...

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12:12 Glasgow & West

Police release CCTV images of two men following street attack

Police have released images of two men they wish to speak to following an attack on a Glasgow street which left a man seriously injured. The assault occurred on Kelvinhaugh Street at around 4.10pm on March 14. The 26-year-old man...

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11:55 Glasgow & West

Lifesaving water safety and rescue training given to local businesses

Businesses in Glasgow located along the River Clyde are being offered potentially lifesaving water safety and rescue training under a new initiative. The RNLI is teaming up with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) with the Waterside Responder initiative...

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11:45 Edinburgh & East

Neighbours warn of legal action as ‘intimidating’ garden room approved

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A decision to approve a garden room branded "intimidating" by neighbours could end up in the courts after protesters warned they are ready to take legal action. East Lothian councillors agreed to grant retrospective planning permission for the rectangular wooden...

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11:32 Football

Martindale adamant Joel Nouble will not leave Livingston this summer

Livingston manager Davie Martindale is adamant in-form striker Joel Nouble will not be sold in the current transfer window. The 26-year-old Englishman has made an eye-catching start to the current campaign, bagging goals against Rangers and Hibernian in the opening...

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11:28 North East & Tayside

Plane fell almost 1,500ft in under a minute 'without pilots noticing'

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A passenger plane dropped by almost 1,500ft in less than a minute above Aberdeen International Airport without pilots noticing, an investigation has found. The Boeing 737 made the rapid descent during a delayed landing above the airport on September 11,...

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11:13 Entertainment

New University Challenge host appointed after Jeremy Paxman steps down

University Challenge presenter Jeremy Paxman is stepping down from the show after 28 years, ending his reign as the longest-serving current quizmaster on UK TV.

University Challenge presenter Jeremy Paxman is stepping down from the show after 28 years, ending his reign as the longest-serving current quizmaster on UK TV. Journalist and broadcaster Amol Rajan will take over as host from autumn 2023. Paxman, who...

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11:03 Glasgow & West

Two arrested after man rushed to hospital following city centre attack

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Two people have been arrested following a city centre attack which left one man in hospital. Police were called in the early hours of Thursday morning following reports of an attack on two men on Gordon Street in Glasgow. One...

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10:59 Glasgow & West

MP Margaret Ferrier pleads guilty to exposing public to Covid

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MP Margaret Ferrier has admitted putting peoples lives at risk by travelling from Glasgow to London while suffering from Coronavirus symptoms. The former SNP politician, 61, made the journey to and from by train having been told to self-isolate between...

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10:51 Football

Motherwell make move for ex-Scotland international Snodgrass

Motherwell are in talks to sign former Scotland international Robert Snodgrass. The 34-year-old has been without a club since leaving Luton Town at the end of last season and Steven Hammell is now keen to bring him to Fir Park....

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10:46 Glasgow & West

Councillors 'deeply concerned' as 36 teachers attacked in one year

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Renfrewshire councillors have said they are 'deeply concerned' after figures revealed teachers have been attacked on 36 occasions in schools in the last year. The statistic has caused alarm among politicians, with one calling for authorities to “clamp down on”...

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10:23 Football

Ineos billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe 'interested in buying Man Utd'

Sir Jim Ratcliffe 'would be interested in buying Manchester United' if the Premier League club was for sale. The English billionaire, who owns Ineos and is a United fan, was unsuccessful in his bid to buy Chelsea in May and...

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09:53 Glasgow & West

Iconic hotel engulfed in fire as emergency crews fight to save building

Fire crews are at the scene of an iconic hotel in Lanarkshire that has gone up in flames early Thursday morning. The Popinjay Hotel on Lanark Road, Rosebank, was fully evacuated after the blaze broke out at around 7.18am on...

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09:45 Scotland

'More than 72% of Scottish households expected to be in fuel poverty'

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More than 72% of households in Scotland are expected to be in fuel poverty in January next year, it has been estimated. According to a new study, two-thirds of all UK households will be in fuel poverty at the start...

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09:03 UK & International

Warning over use of TikTok due to security and privacy concerns

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US lawmakers are being urged not to use or download TikTok due to security and privacy concerns. Members of Congress have been warned against using the social media platform, with the app deemed to be a "high-risk" to users. TikTok...

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06:59 UK & International

Arrest over fatal stabbing of 87-year-old on mobility scooter

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A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of 87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran on a mobility scooter in west London. He was arrested at an address in Southall, west London, in the early hours of Thursday, the Metropolitan...

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06:45 Highlands & Islands

Rocket launch takes step closer as ‘fire engine’ test completed

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - MAY 30: In this SpaceX handout image, a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft launches on the Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard at Launch Complex 39A May 30, 2020, at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. The Demo-2 mission is the first launch of a manned SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. It was the first launch of an American crew from U.S. soil since the conclusion of the Space Shuttle program in 2011. (Photo by SpaceX via Getty Images)

The first British vertical rocket launch scheduled for a launch from the Shetland Isles has taken a step closer after it completed an engine test. The Skyrora XL completed a second stage fire engine test, ensuring it met all its...

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06:45 UK & International

‘Covid patients at risk of psychiatric conditions up to two years later’

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People with Covid-19 continue to face increased risk of developing neurological and psychiatric conditions like psychosis, dementia and brain fog two years after infection, new research suggests. There is also an increased risk of anxiety and depression in adults, but...

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06:44 North East & Tayside

North East freeport could boost economy and power cleaner air travel

A Green Freeport in North East Scotland could lead the way in powering cleaner air travel, the group behind the bid said, with the production of sustainable aviation fuel set to be based at the site if it gets the...

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06:43 Edinburgh & East

'Someone will end up dead if Grindr fugitive remains free'

A fugitive who targeted men on a dating app before sexually assaulting and robbing them remains at large more than a decade after first being reported to police. Matthew Attenborough has used more than 40 aliases on Grindr to match...

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06:40 Entertainment

Stranger Things season four drives £22.8m in product placement

The latest series of Stranger Things generated more than £22.8m in brand placement since launching in May, according to new research. The fourth season of the hit Netflix science-fiction show, which was released in two volumes, was also a critical...

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06:39 Edinburgh & East

Hairdresser offers free cuts for schoolchildren - 'response was crazy'

A hairdresser has helped to reduce the financial burden on parents ahead of the new school term - by providing free haircuts. Sinead McNiven was overwhelmed by the response she received after making the generous offer. Households across the country...

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06:38 Scotland

Rail services halted and waste uncollected in latest wave of strikes

Scotland's summer of discontent is set to continue as parts of the rail network grind to a halt and bins go uncollected in the latest wave of strike action across the country. Workers from the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT)...

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22:16 North East & Tayside

'Great idea, wrong place': Skatepark plans rejected for second time

Plans for an indoor skatepark in Dundee have been rejected again after councillors ruled the proposed warehouse is not suitable. Skateboarders Lewis Allan and Scott Young joined Dundee City Council’s online session of the local review board on Tuesday to...

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21:58 Glasgow & West

Project to regenerate run-down sports pavilion lands £50,000 boost

Plans to regenerate a run-down sports pavilion in Renfrew have been given a major boost after £50,000 was approved for the project. The cash injection from Renfrewshire Council’s Community Empowerment Fund will go towards the refurbishment of Kirklandneuk Pavilion, which...

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21:27 Glasgow & West

Call for views on plan to redesign old rail bridge into Clyde crossing 

Plans to transform a former railway bridge into a cycle path and walkway over the Clyde linking Carmyle with Westburn are moving forward. There is a mission to redesign the viaduct to create an active travel route to connect the...

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21:01 Glasgow & West

Driver who set off with passenger leaning in window gets second chance

A taxi driver who set off with a passenger leaning through his window during a row over the fare has been given a chance to drive private hires. Abbas Ahmad previously had a bid to renew his taxi licence thrown...

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20:28 North East & Tayside

£33.8m leisure resort with four-star hotel, lodges and museum approved

Perth and Kinross Council has approved plans for a £33.8m leisure development at West Kinfauns featuring a four-star hotel, holiday lodges and transport museum. As councillors met to examine the plans, local authority officers agreed to look again at footpaths...

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20:26 Sport

Super Bowl to be shown on STV as NFL agrees new broadcast deal

The Super Bowl will be shown live on STV after the National Football League agreed a new three-year broadcast deal with ITV. The NFL is moving from BBC, with live games and highlights shows to be broadcast to bring fans...

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20:25 Sport

Cameron Norrie punishes Andy Murray to claim victory in Cincinatti

Cameron Norrie won the battle of the Brits at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati by punishing Andy Murray's wastefulness. Murray had the match on his racket, forcing a number of break points at key times, but he could...

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20:07 Football

Former Hibernian and Celtic midfielder Scott Allan signs for Arbroath

Former Hibernian and Celtic midfielder Scott Allan has signed for Arbroath. The creative player has signed a two-year deal with the part-time cinch Championship club. The 30-year-old previously played under Arbroath manager Dick Campbell during a loan spell at Forfar...

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20:04 Edinburgh & East

Two men charged following disappearance of pensioner

Two men have been charged in connection with the disappearance of a pensioner from Edinburgh. Police Scotland issued an appeal to trace Peter Coshan, 75, after he went missing from the Seafield Road area at around 11.50pm on Thursday, August...

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19:08 UK & International

Premature babies 'no more likely to underperform by end of school'

Children born pre-term are at no greater risk of underperforming by the end of secondary school than those who arrive at full-term unless they were very premature, a study suggests. Despite premature babies being more likely to go on to...

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19:02 Highlands & Islands

Free rides offered as driverless bus service introduced in city

It is said to be a first for Scotland, with plans to introduce a driverless bus service in Inverness. Free rides are being offered between the University for the Highlands and Islands (UHI) campus and a nearby retail park. The...

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17:42 North East & Tayside

Rural school could close down for good after no students enrolled

A primary school in Moray could close for good after no new pupils enrolled in the past five years. Councillors will be asked to begin statutory consultations to close Inveravon Primary in Ballindalloch for good. The school was mothballed when...

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17:38 Football

Rangers captain James Tavernier signs new contract extension with club

Rangers have announced that captain James Tavernier has signed a new extension to his current deal. The 30-year-old said it was a "no brainer" to get the deal over the line and revealed he is excited for what the future...

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17:36 North East & Tayside

Warning to pet owners after dog 'dies of toxic algae poisoning'

Dog owners have been urged to keep their pets out of lochs and ponds, after a dog died of suspected blue-green algae poisoning in Aberdeenshire. Haddo Country Park in Ellon announced on Monday that a pup had passed away after...

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17:20 Football

Kilmarnock eager to get to root of Jordan Jones' thigh problem

Kilmarnock are hoping to get to the bottom of Jordan Jones' fitness issues but the winger will not return for Saturday's trip to face Ross County. The Northern Ireland international played one Premier Sports Cup game after re-signing on loan...

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17:11 Glasgow & West

Mum thanks ambulance crew after son has cardiac arrest at Old Firm game

A mother has thanked ambulance crews who helped save her 26-year-old son's life after he had a cardiac arrest at an Old Firm match. Joseph Higgins, of Bellshill, was attending the Hampden Park match on April 17 when he went...

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16:49 Glasgow & West

Scottish man dies after falling while climbing volcano

A Scottish man has died after falling while climbing a volcano in South America. Gil Banks, who grew up in Glasgow, fell on the slopes of the Rucu Pichincha volcano, located near the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, on Sunday. The...

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16:28 Football

Celtic in 'better place' for missing Champions League qualifiers

Celtic captain Callum McGregor believes his side have really benefitted from not having a summer filled with European qualifiers. Scotland's improved co-efficient meant that the league winners earned direct entry into the Champions League at the group stage, sparing Celtic...

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15:40 Sport

Dan Purvis thrilled by gymnastics success at Commonwealth Games

Former Scotland gymnastics captain Dan Purvis has said he was thrilled to see his old teammates excel at the Commonwealth Games. Shannon Archer of Uphall claimed Scotland’s first ever individual women’s Commonwealth artistic gymnastics medal when she took bronze in...

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15:07 North East & Tayside

New distillery proposed for Scottish whisky capital of the world

The whisky capital of the world could become home to another distillery. Chivas Brothers has submitted a proposal of application notice to Moray Council for a new one close to their existing plant at Miltonduff. The global drinks giant is...

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14:57 North East & Tayside

Pensioner fighting for life as air ambulance scrambled after car crash

A man is in a critical condition following a one-car crash which sparked a mass emergency response in Aberdeenshire. Crews were called to the scene on Meethill Road in Peterhead, at around 11.10am on Wednesday. The 78-year-old driver was taken...

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14:50 Sport

Andy Murray and Cameron Norrie set for all-Scottish battle in Cincinnati

Andy Murray and Cameron Norrie are preparing to do battle in the second round of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati on Wednesday. It will be an all-Scottish affair in the US state of Ohio, with Cameron and Norrie...

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14:29 Football

Partick Thistle reveal preferred recipients of Colin Weir's shares

Partick Thistle, Firhill Stadium.

Partick Thistle have revealed the preferred recipients of the shares held by majority shareholder Colin Weir. The Glasgow club announced that the PTFC Trust has been chosen after discussions with the Jags Foundation broke down. The PTCF Trust will now...

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14:28 Politics

Sturgeon: 'Devolution never safe under Conservative governments'

Nicola Sturgeon has said Scottish devolution is "no longer safe" under a Conservative government as she urged the candidates involved in its leadership contest to respect Scotland's right to democracy. The First Minister said "life was too short" to tune...

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14:24 Edinburgh & East

Man dies in hospital after suffering head wound in street 'fight'

A man has died in hospital after suffering a head wound in a "fight" on Edinburgh's Princes Street. Wayne Elliot was found seriously injured near the Johnnie Walker premises on Saturday night after police were called to a disturbance at...

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14:10 Edinburgh & East

Firefighters tackle blaze at scene of £1m cannabis bust for nine hours

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a major fire broke out at the scene of a £1m drugs bust in Fife. Emergency services were alerted to the fire at the former WHSmith building on High Street, Kirkcaldy at around 7.25pm...

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14:01 Glasgow & West

School buses pulled hours before children due to start new term

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A local authority has criticised a transport provider after school bus contracts were pulled hours before the first day of term for hundreds of children. At around 7pm on Tuesday, parents in North Lanarkshire received an email advising that Strathclyde...

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13:55 Highlands & Islands

Two teenagers arrested in connection with rape attacks in Orkney

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with two reported rapes in Orkney. Police Scotland launched separate inquiries in Kirkwall after two women reported sex attacks over the weekend of August 13 and 14. The force said on Wednesday that...

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13:40 Entertainment

InsightSadness, smiles and a whole lot of laughs as we remember Darius

It was 5pm in the newsroom - when the STV News at Six was almost ready to go - and someone shouted “Darius is dead”. There was an immediate sense of sadness and while we tried to pull together a...

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13:14 Scotland

How much longer will paper £20 and £50 notes be legal tender?

It won't be long until your paper £20 and £50 notes cease to be legal tender. The Bank of England will be withdrawing the status from the banknotes in just a month and a half. The notes have been replaced...

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13:06 Football

Motherwell sign Stuart McKinstry back on loan from Leeds United

Motherwell have completed the signing of teenage winger Stuart McKinstry from Leeds United on loan. The move marks a return to Fir Park for the attacking player, who came through Motherwell's academy before signing for Leeds three years ago. New...

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13:04 Glasgow & West

Future of historic church in limbo as community hub plan falls through

The future of an old empty church in the Southside of Glasgow remains uncertain after plans to transform it into a community hub failed.  Glasgow City Council previously approved funding of £180,000 to create a temporary community centre in Oatlands...

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12:42 Politics

InsightEventually, the next PM will have to tell us what they're going to do

A number of things happened in and around the Conservative leadership hustings in Perth. On the night, it felt like Liz Truss had a better response from the 600 or so Conservative members in Perth Concert Hall than Rishi Sunak....

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12:33 Scotland

Date announced for scheme set to charge Scots tourists entry into EU

Scottish travellers will have to pay a fee for entry to the European Union under a new scheme expected to come into force in November next year. The European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) will require a payment of...

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12:32 UK & International

Man who tried to 'kill Queen' with crossbow on Christmas Day in court

A former supermarket worker has appeared in court charged under the Treason Act after allegedly carrying a loaded crossbow into the grounds of Windsor Castle “to kill the Queen”. Jaswant Singh Chail, 20, was held on Christmas Day last year...

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12:20 Football

Taylor dreaming of Champions League group stage clash with Real Madrid

Greg Taylor

Celtic defender Greg Taylor is dreaming of a mouth watering clash with European champions Real Madrid as the Hoops prepare for a return to the continent's top table. The draw for the Champions League group stage takes place next Thursday...

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11:36 Entertainment

Scottish stars pay tribute to Darius Danesh following death aged 41

Tributes have flooded in following the death of Pop Idol star Darius Campbell Danesh at 41. The Scottish singer, who had a number one hit with Colourblind, was found in Rochester, Minnesota on August 11, however the cause of death...

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11:17 Edinburgh & East

Comedian hits out at parent after crying baby 'derailed' Fringe show

A comedian has hit out at a father after his crying baby "derailed large parts" of his set at the Edinburgh Fringe. Matt Forde took to social media on Tuesday to issue a plea to parents, asking them not to...

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10:49 Politics

Nicola Sturgeon condemns 'disgraceful' abuse hurled at BBC journalist 

Nicola Sturgeon has labelled independence campaigners’ abuse of a journalist as “disgraceful”. Protesters yelled at James Cook, BBC Scotland’s editor, as they demonstrated outside the Conservative hustings in Perth on Tuesday, with calls of “traitor”, “scumbag rat” and “liar” heard....

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10:36 Entertainment

GlasGLOW announce 'epic dinosaur adventure' for fifth light show

"Scotland's biggest light show" is set to return for its fifth year this Halloween, bringing with it dinosaurs, volcanoes and more. Organisers of GlasGLOW have announced the event will return to the Glasgow Botanic Gardens between October 26 and November...

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10:34 Football

McCoist and Miller urge Rangers to re-sign freed defender Leon Balogun

Rangers have been urged to re-sign former defender Leon Balogun following their 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday night. The 34-year-old Nigeria international was a major part of the squad that reached the Europa League final and won the...

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10:26 Edinburgh & East

How to deal with rubbish and recycling amid Edinburgh bin strikes

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Strikes are set to handicap Edinburgh's waste and cleansing services this week, with "significant disruption" expected to last through to the end of August. Trade unions GMB and Unite announced that more than 250 workers will walk out between August...

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10:19 Scotland

Rail passengers warned to expect disruption ahead of RMT strike action

Commuters have been warned to plan their journeys for the remainder of the week ahead of time as Scotland's rail network is set to be hit by significant disruption due to strike action. Members of the RMT union who work...

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09:22 Sport

Raducanu pays tribute to Serena Williams after straight sets victory

Emma Raducanu defeated Serena Williams 6-4 6-0 in their first and likely last encounter on the court. Williams, 40, struggled to find consistency in just her fourth match of the season, giving up 12 unforced errors while making just 11...

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09:17 UK & International

UK inflation hits new 40-year high of 10.1% as food prices rise

Wallet.

Under-pressure households faced a worse-than-expected hit in July as food prices spiked and pushed inflation to another 40-year high. Consumer Prices Index inflation (CPI) reached 10.1% last month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed. The increase was largely down...

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08:37 Highlands & Islands

Housing plan to be approved despite dozens of local objections

A plan to add up to 101 new homes at Wester Inshes is recommended for approval at a council planning meeting this week. The proposal by RF More (Properties) Ltd attracted 15 objections, including one from the local community council.

A plan to add up to 101 new homes at Wester Inshes is recommended for approval at a council planning meeting this week. The proposal by RF More (Properties) Ltd attracted 15 objections, including one from the local community council....

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07:55 Edinburgh & East

Man dies on route to hospital following single car crash on major road

A 60-year-old man has died following a crash in the Scottish Borders. Emergency services were called to the incident which occurred at around 10.25am on Thursday on the A72 near Neidpath Castle.

A 60-year-old man has died following a crash in the Scottish Borders. Emergency services were called to the incident which occurred at around 10.25am on Tuesday on the A72 near Neidpath Castle. Police said that one car, a black Mercedes...

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06:38 Scotland

Back to school: How much is your council paying in uniform grants?

The school summer holidays are over for most pupils in Scotland - with youngsters around the country returning to the classroom. For parents and guardians, the new term begins amid a cost-of-living crisis that has seen families all over the...

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06:37 Scotland

Action needed to protect those on lowest incomes, charities warn

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The Scottish Government needs to take “dramatic action” to protect families on the lowest incomes from the cost-of-living emergency, charities have said. Several charities issued a letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, calling for immediate cash support to those on...

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06:37 Scotland

Older audiences in Scotland watch most TV in UK, figures reveal

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Older audiences in Scotland watch the most television in the UK, research suggests. Broadcast watchdog Ofcom said that while Scottish audiences watch the most scheduled programming in the United Kingdom, people aged between 16-24 only spend an hour on average...

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06:37 Scotland

Scottish retail sale growth fell after inflation in latest figures

Retail sales in Scotland failed to grow when adjusted for inflation last month, according to new figures. Data showed sales increased across the country by 4.4% compared with July 2021, when they had grown 7.4%. However, when inflation was taken...

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