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7:10 am · Entertainment

Harry Styles to read CBeebies bedtime story 'full of love and laughter'

Harry Styles is set to make his first CBeebies Bedtime Stories appearance wearing blue and brown spotted pyjamas. The former One Direction star, 28, will read Jess Hitchman’s In Every House, On Every Street, which is illustrated by Lili la...

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7:09 am · Highlands & Islands

Ferry returns to service after crash left islanders without mainland link

A ferry that crashed into a pier leaving an island community without a link to the mainland will resume services on Monday.  On Wednesday evening, the MV Hebrides sustained damage to the hull during berthing at Lochmaddy pier in Uist....

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6:56 am · Scotland

One in five Scots running out of money before payday, study finds

One in five Scots are running out of money before payday, a study has revealed.  Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) said the study carried out by YouGov found 9% of people always run out of money before payday, which includes pensions...

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6:54 am · Politics

New ScotRail timetable comes into effect with 700 train services axed

A "temporary timetable" axing 700 ScotRail services has come into effect.  Last week, ScotRail announced a third of rail journeys would be cut due to a shortage of drivers amid a pay dispute. Train operators are declining to work overtime...

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7:52 pm · Glasgow & West

'Amazing' nurses help terminally ill man wed partner of 16 years

A terminally ill man has finally married his partner of 16 years in hospital thanks to the help of an “amazing” team of nurses.  David and Sandra Collins married in a ceremony at Inverclyde Royal Hospital on May 5, with...

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5:06 pm · Glasgow & West

Runners tackle Manchester Great Run in memory of Eilidh MacLeod

Friends and family of Barra teenager Eilidh MacLeod, who died in the Manchester Arena terrorist bombing, have marked the fifth anniversary of the attack by taking part in the city's Great Run. A minute's applause met each wave of runners...

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3:53 pm · Highlands & Islands

Mountain Bike World Cup hosted in Scotland hit by £70,000 theft

Thieves have stolen around £70,000 worth of bikes and equipment after athletes from around the world travelled to Scotland to take part in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup. The event hosted at Nevis Range in Fort William has attracted...

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3:24 pm · Glasgow & West

Man punched and kicked in head during fight at bus station taxi rank

A man was taken to hospital after he was punched and kicked in the head at a taxi rank during a fight.  The incident occurred on Thursday around 12.03am at the rank at Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow.  A fight...

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2:03 pm · Scotland

MSP hopes ScotRail disruption is 'sorted soon' amid £80m economy hit

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An MSP has said he hopes ScotRail disruption will be “sorted soon” as an economist warned the decision to cut 700 services could cost the economy as much as £80m a week.  From Monday, a temporary timetable will be introduced...

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1:39 pm · Edinburgh & East

Emergency services shut down M8 in both directions after motorway crash

The M8 motorway was closed in both directions outside Edinburgh after a "serious" crash left a vehicle on the central reservation. The road was shut between Junction 2 Claylands Interchange and Junction 3 Dechmont Interchange near the city's airport following...

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1:19 pm · Glasgow & West

Dog in animal hospital after being 'bitten on neck' by venomous snake

A vet clinic has issued a warning to dog walkers after a pet was bitten on the neck by an adder. Glenbrae Veterinary Clinics Ltd, which has branches in Bearsden and Dumbarton, near Glasgow, reported the incident on Thursday. The...

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12:52 pm · Sport

Scot breaks European and British 10km records in Great Manchester Run

Scot Eilish McColgan has broken the European and British 10km road race records in the Great Manchester Run. The two-time European medallist took down Paula Radcliffe’s European 10km record with a time of 30.19 on Sunday. https://twitter.com/EuroAthletics/status/1528331366559109120?s=20&t=a-lw8F9HfIVfaD8LJpPW-A In February, the...

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11:32 am · Highlands & Islands

Appeal for anyone offered bottle of stolen whisky after £150,000 theft

Police are asking anyone offered stolen whisky to come forward after bottles worth around £150,000 were taken from a Speyside distillery. In the early hours of Sunday, May 15, thieves broke into Glenfarclas Distillery in Ballindalloch and helped themselves to...

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8:49 am · North East & Tayside

Ukrainian sisters-in-law get jobs with tartan-making fashion firm

Two Ukrainian refugees have been given jobs with a fashion firm that’s made a special tartan to raise money for their war-torn country. Sisters-in-law Lisaveta and Bohdana Karlova have been helping to create and model the blue and yellow garments...

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8:47 am · Football

Rangers' bounce back from defeat bodes well for Van Bronckhorst

"Bouncebackability (noun): The capacity to recover quickly from a setback." It's a ridiculous word that was popularised when manager Ian Dowie sought to describe the quality held by a team he took from relegation fears to the promotion play-offs over...

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8:30 am · North East & Tayside

'The Great Pyramid of Scotland': Have you been to this hidden wonder?

Scotland is full of incredible places and STV News wants to hear from you about the amazing sights you have seen across the country. Send the team a message on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or email at STV.News@stv.tv Would you...

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8:29 am · Politics

Home ownership 'distant dream' for Scots as prices soar during pandemic

There are warnings owning a home is becoming a “distant dream” for many Scots as prices soared during the pandemic despite wages stagnating. Average house prices in Scotland have risen by 20% since the start of the pandemic - from...

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8:21 am · Politics

'Massive expansion' of car charging points needed to reduce emissions

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for a “massive expansion” of electric car charging points in a bid to reduce emissions in Scotland.  The party’s net zero spokesperson Sanne Dijkstra-Downie has called for “ambition and drive” to tackle the issue...

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8:19 am · Highlands & Islands

Teenage champion snowboarder trains in her living room

Most of us use our living rooms for relaxing or watching telly, but for Emily Rothney it's a gym for snowsports. The 13-year-old has a snowboard and training rail in the lounge of her family home to practise her moves...

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