Other than the pandemic, three major news events dominated the headlines in 2021.
The Scottish Parliament election in May saw the SNP returned for a fourth term in government, although they were just shy of the majority they craved.
A month later, Scotland played twice in Glasgow as they returned to football’s biggest stage at the Euros, and in November, world leaders visited the city for the COP26 climate summit.
Here, we look back at some of the images.
COP26 climate summit
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