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10:30 pm   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Two men charged over ‘theft of five-figure sum of cash’

Two men have been charged in connection with the theft of tens of thousands of pounds from an Edinburgh city centre business on New Year's Day. Entry was forced into a static cabin on Bristo Square around 6.50am on Wednesday,...

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9:01 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Hibs loan return for fans’ favourite Stephane Omeonga

Hibernian have completed the loan signing of Stephane Omeonga, with the midfielder returning to Leith for a second spell. The Belgian enjoyed a successful loan spell at Easter Road during the second half of last season, during which he made...

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8:27 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Dog with ‘serious eye’ condition found near car park

An appeal has been made to trace the owner of a dog found near a South Lanarkshire car park. A member of the public found a Yorkshire terrier in the area of the Morrisons car park in Hamilton. The Scottish...

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7:34 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Gunshots fired in ‘targeted attack’ sparking police probe

Gunshots have been fired in a "targeted" attack in the north of Glasgow. Police say a firearm was used on Salmona Street in Hamiltonhill around 11.30pm on Thursday. The shots were taken by individuals who got out of a dark...

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6:41 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Slipknot fans hit out at ban on spiked clothing at gig

Heavy metal fans have criticised a clothing ban for a Slipknot gig in Glasgow. The American band are due to play the SSE Hydro on Saturday and the venue has published a list of prohibited accessories ahead of the concert....

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6:12 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Jack Hendry to leave Celtic for Melbourne City on loan

Celtic defender Jack Hendry will join Melbourne City on a short term loan deal, STV has learned. Hendry, who was signed by Brendan Rodgers two years ago, has made just one appearance for the champions this season. Neil Lennon revealed...

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6:09 pm   |   GLASGOW & WEST VIDEO

Cocktail parties shake up care homes across Scotland

Community Cocktail parties are shaking things up in care homes across Scotland. The project was created to give residents an opportunity to enjoy live music, dancing and of course a wee tipple. The parties feature a bartender who offers a...

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5:59 pm   |   SPORT VIDEO

Mixed emotions for Carrick as Airdrie take on Hearts

Dale Carrick

Airdrie striker Dale Carrick admits he’s expecting a day of mixed emotions when Airdrie face Hearts in the Scottish Cup. The striker combines playing in League One with coaching youngsters at Oriam and the 26-year-old expects an emotional return to...

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5:06 pm   |   POLITICS

Beauticians providing lip injections ‘should be licensed’

The Scottish Government is planning to bring in a licensing system for beauticians offering cosmetic injections such as lip or cheek fillers. Such procedures are currently not regulated and can be carried out by anyone. In a consultation document, the...

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4:35 pm   |   HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS

Man charged after police seize drugs at ferry terminal

A man has been charged after cannabis and cocaine were recovered at a port in Shetland. Police seized the drugs worth £25,000 during an operation at Holmsgarth Ferry Terminal in Lerwick on Thursday. A 50-year-old man was arrested and charged...

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4:03 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Rangers charged by SFA over behaviour of staff and players

Rangers have been charged by the Scottish FA over the conduct of their staff and players during games against Hibs and Celtic, with the Edinburgh club also being cited for their behaviour. The Ibrox club has received Notices of Complaint...

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3:42 pm   |   SPORT

Lennon: Leigh Griffiths hungry to play for Celtic

Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths has told Celtic boss Neil Lennon he is hungry for action. The 29-year-old had a lengthy spell out earlier in the season due to injuries and personal problems and has not started a Hoops match since...

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2:49 pm   |   FOOTBALL

SFA: Morelos gesture was dealt with after Celtic game

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos will not face further action over the gesture he made during his side's 2-1 win over Celtic, with the Scottish FA revealing the incident was dealt with on the day of the game. Morelos was sent...

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2:15 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Excitement builds for ‘biggest game in Broxburn’s history’

The Scottish Cup is famed for its David v Goliath ties and East of Scotland league outfit Broxburn Athletic are ready to step into the spotlight this weekend when they face Premiership side St Mirren. Anticipation for the tie has...

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2:08 pm   |   POLITICS

Police numbers ‘not sustainable’ amid budget deficit

The current number of police officers in Scotland is "not sustainable", it has been claimed amid warnings of a "structural deficit" in the force's budget. At a board meeting of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) on Friday, vice chair David...

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1:43 pm   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Bank robber forgot to cut eye holes in pillowcase mask

Glasgow High Court.

A bank robber put a pillowcase over his head to hide his identity – then had to take it off because he couldn't see. Matthew Davies stormed into the Bank of Scotland branch in Dunfermline, Fife, armed with a meat...

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12:46 pm   |   FOOTBALL

Dyer hopes Killie job ‘opens doors’ for minority coaches

Kilmarnock manager Alex Dyer hopes his appointment to the Rugby Park hot seat can serve as an example and "open doors" for other black and ethic minority (BAME) coaches. Dyer has recently been named as the permanent successor to Angelo...

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11:34 am   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Son appears in court over murder of Louise Tiffney

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his mum. The body of 43-year-old Louise Tiffney was found at stately home Gosford House in East Lothian in 2017. She was last seen alive after leaving her home in Dean...

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11:24 am   |   NORTH EAST & TAYSIDE

A9 to close for three nights for bridge beam installation

a9 bridge beams

The A9 will be closed for three nights next month as a final set of bridge beams are installed. Drivers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys during the closures that will take place between 8.30pm to...

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11:19 am   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Man jailed after mum-to-be lost unborn twins in stabbing

A man who repeatedly stabbed a heavily pregnant mum-to-be, causing her to lose her unborn twins, has been jailed. Stephen Ramsay also punched and throttled the woman during an attack in Glenrothes, Fife, after accusing her of stealing money he'd...

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11:08 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Drug traffickers were caught with £1m cocaine haul

Two drug traffickers have been jailed after they were caught with a haul of cocaine worth nearly £1m. Robert Lennie, 32, and James Tinney, 52, were both in a flat in Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, when police arrived and found the...

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9:37 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Three men may hold key to trainee chef’s mystery death

Three men may hold the answers to the mystery death of a trainee chef in Glasgow. Johnny Connelly's body was found at Spiers Wharf on Monday, July 22. The 28-year-old from Milton, who had learning difficulties, had been reported missing...

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8:38 am   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Man arrested after dog walker ‘racially abused and assaulted’

A man has been arrested after a dog walker was allegedly racially abused and assaulted in Fife. The 39-year-old has been charged over the incident on Boxing day in the Blairhall Area. Police say a 55-year-old reported being racially abused...

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7:55 am   |   EDINBURGH & EAST

Brothers set world records in 35-day Atlantic crossing

BROAR

Three brothers from Edinburgh have set two world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days. The MacLean siblings, known as BROAR, set off from La Gomera in the Canary Islands on December 12 and completed their 3000-mile...

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7:44 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Almost £650m spent in a decade to switch off wind turbines

Customers have been forced to pay electricity companies almost £650m over the past decade - to not produce power. The cash is compensation for periods that wind turbines are switched off at short notice and usually happens to avoid overloading...

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7:43 am   |   HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS

Plans to centralise air traffic control services announced

Plans to centralise air traffic control services at a new hub in Inverness have been confirmed by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL). The airport operator, which said no jobs would be lost, has identified New Century House as the...

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7:39 am   |   GLASGOW & WEST

Glasgow’s oldest Italian restaurant and iconic pub to close

Glasgow’s oldest Italian restaurant and one of the city's oldest pubs, which has links to Frank Sinatra, are set to close - making way for a new £30m hotel. Restaurant O Sole Mio, dating from 1965, and iconic boozer the...

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