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'Drunk' teacher suspended from Scottish school after 'swigging booze from hot water bottle'

A teacher who was allegedly found drunk in a classroom after drinking booze from a hot water bottle has been suspended.

It is claimed pupils at Perth High raised concerns with senior staff after they noticed the female teacher was intoxicated.

She was said to have been removed from

today 09:05
Justice League: Flashpoint movie – Cyborg cameo and villains CONFIRMED?
JUSTICE LEAGUE follow-up Flashpoint may have Cyborg and its villains confirmed by sources.
today 08:50
'Secret' report into RBS published
After months of wrangling, MPs have released a report by the financial regulator which said a unit of RBS mistreated thousands of small firms.
today 08:32
RBS reports first profit in 10 years
Royal Bank of Scotland has returned to profit for the first time in a decade as it continues its recovery.
today 07:29
Teenager makes desperate bid to evade justice after leaving teacher with face 'like crushed cornflakes'

Christian Dawson suffered horrific facial injuries after being beaten up by Lukas Milokunias in Princes Avenue

A teenage thug who left his ex-teacher for dead after beating him to a pulp in a shocking unprovoked attack has failed in a desperate final attempt to evade justice.

When he

today 06:23
Teenager makes desperate bid to evade justice after leaving teacher with face 'like crushed cornflakes'

Christian Dawson suffered horrific facial injuries after being beaten up by Lukas Milokunias in Princes Avenue

A teenage thug who left his ex-teacher for dead after beating him to a pulp in a shocking unprovoked attack has failed in a desperate final attempt to evade justice.

When he

today 06:23
Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim Jonathan Udall dies
Briton Jonathan Udall, who was on honeymoon with his wife in Arizona, will be remembered as "strong" and "brave", a friend says.
today 06:08
Sewell Group named as one of Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for

The Geneva Way-headquartered firm employs hundreds of people throughout the region

One of Hull’s biggest employers has been named in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the UK.

Sewell Group, which currently employs 460 staff, has also secured a Best Companies 3

today 05:20
New Tory Rebellion Threat As Marathon Brexit War Cabinet Meeting Ends
Ministers decided on 'managed divergence,' according to reports.
today 04:17
Does Gregg’s STEAK BAKE prove time travel exists? Henry VIII spotted with ‘mystery pastry’
SOCIAL media users have spotted a curious image in the background of a Henry VIII portrait which raises questions about time travel.
today 03:44
Florida school shooting armed cop stood outside massacre and did NOTHING
AN armed deputy who was on the campus of Stoneman Douglas High School when Nikolas Cruz gunned down 17 people has resigned after doing nothing.
today 02:41
JFK assassination: America’s greatest-ever mystery may have just been SOLVED
THE assassination of US president JFK could be solved thanks to a British firm’s ground-breaking technology.
today 01:38
KFC stores reopen amid backlash over 'limited menu'
KFC IS trying to claw back some business by reopening 70% of stores with a “limited menu”.
today 00:35
Batgirl BAD news: Joss Whedon dramatically QUITS movie – Is it because he's a MAN?
THE BATGIRL movie was dealt a new blow when director Joss Whedon dramatically quit the Warner Bros DC blockbuster earlier today. Is it because he is a man?
today 00:26
Hannan questions Adonis’ understanding of democracy after House of Lords attack
LEADING Brexiteer Daniel Hannan has taken aim at Lord Adonis after the Labour peer accused the Conservative MEP of “playing with fire” over the Northern Ireland border issue.
today 00:26
Flash football star banned from road after copping EIGHT speeding tickets in 34 days

A highly-paid footballer has been banned from driving after being slapped with EIGHT speeding tickets - in just 34 days.

Preston North End central midfielder Alan Browne, 22, was sometimes caught twice in a day during a month-long speeding spree.

The Republic of Ireland international

today 23:38
Haiti suspends Oxfam GB's operating right amid misconduct probe

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam Great Britain’s right to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.

The

today 23:29
Juncker accused of snub to MILLIONS as he prepares to unveil statue of communist Karl Marx
JEAN Claude Juncker has been accused of ignoring more than 100 million victims of communism after it emerged that he is to unveil a statue of Karl Marx.
today 22:20
Haiti suspends Oxfam Great Britain's operating right amid misconduct probe

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam Great Britain’s authorization to operate in the country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity’s staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.

yesterday 21:23
Asthma alert: URGENT RECALL for ‘life-saving’ nebulisers as experts warn CHECK NOW
AN URGENT recall has been issued for potentially-ineffective Aquilon nebulisers, with experts warning the “life-saving” medical devices which help suffers of asthma and cystic fibrosis were not approved for use.
yesterday 21:17
Brexit news: Scotch whisky makers pushing for clean break from EU
PRODUCERS of Britain’s most iconic drink are pushing for a clean Brexit.
yesterday 21:17
Jared Leto The Outsider Netflix film looks BRUTAL: Release date, trailer for yakuza drama
JARED LETO stars in new Netflix film The Outsider. Release date and trailer for new yakuza World War 2 drama here.
yesterday 21:17
'Was he BIGGER than me?' Vile yob beat up girlfriend over ex-lover penis size fears
AN INSECURE thug beat up his girlfriend after fearing the size of his manhood could not match her ex-lovers.
yesterday 20:23
Italy election warning: MAFIA 'could interfere with vote' - nervous EU watches on
THE MAFIA could influence next month’s Italian election, a top official warned in Rome today, leaving already-nervous leaders in Brussels watching on anxiously.
yesterday 20:14
Iran begins developing its own cryptocurrency as rogue states 'try to avoid US sanctions'
IRAN has become the latest country to begin developing its own cryptocurrency in a move which is rumoured to be a way to avoid US sanctions.
yesterday 20:14
Brexit WARNING: The true DANGER of Tory rebels to Theresa May REVEALED
TORY rebels, including the likes of Anna Soubry and Ken Clarke, should be the “bigger priority” for Theresa May as arch-Remainer from her own party are likely to side with Labour in a bid to thwart Brexit, warned political commentator Dan Hodges.
yesterday 20:14
Oxfam sex scandal: Haiti suspends charity's operations
Haiti has suspended Oxfam operations, as it investigates claims of sexual misconduct by charity staff in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.
yesterday 19:56
Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam’s authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity’s staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.

yesterday 19:17
Justice League Aquaman FIRST screening reactions: 'EMOTIONAL action and HORROR'
AQUAMAN has had its first test screening and the reactions to James Wan's DCEU movie starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard will please fans plus there is exciting news about his costume.
yesterday 19:11
Terror police probe 'racist' package sent to Royals at St James's Palace
Scotland Yard is treating the package as a hate crime as counter-terror police investigate.
yesterday 18:35
Daily News
Ban on plastic straws being considered, Environment Secretary says
The UK uses an estimated 8.5 billion straws a year, and they are one of the most common items found during beach clean-ups.
today 09:17
Dalbeattie Star set to welcome playmaker Lewis Sloan back from injury

Dalbeattie Star are getting ready to welcome Lewis Sloan back into the fold.

The playmaker has been missing since he snapped his Achilles while on trial with Annan in pre-season.

But he recently returned to training and could be handed his first appearance of the term some time in

today 09:05
Castle Douglas sailor Anna Miller nominated for Class Academy Sailor of the Year award

A sailor from Castle Douglas is in the running for an award.

Anna Miller has been shortlisted in the Class Academy Sailor of the Year Category in the Royal Yachting Association Scotland’s annual awards.

The award recognises junior sailors who have been involved in developing their

today 09:05
Kirkgunzeon curler Grant Hardie wins Scottish championship in Perth

Curler Grant Hardie from Kirkgunzeon has been crowned a Scottish champion.

He was part of Team Mouat which saw off Team Drummond in Saturday’s final in Perth.

The Murrayfield rink of Team Mouat consisted of Hardie, Stranraer’s Hammy McMillan and Bruce Mouat and Bobby

today 09:05
Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi reveals he was racially abused by Atalanta fans in Borussia Dortmund game

Michy Batshuayi has revealed he was racially abused by Atalanta fans during Borussia Dortmund's Europa League draw.

The on-loan Chelsea striker scored twice in the first leg to put his team through to the last 16 after a 3-2 win at home and a 1-1 draw away, report The Mirror.

He

today 09:05
Bikers rally to lead funeral cortege and pay tribute to teenage motorbike fan

Hundreds of bikers descended on Motherwell on Friday to pay tribute to a teenage motorbike fan.

They rallied in the town after an appeal was put out to lead a funeral cortege in honour of 16-year-old Douglas Barclay.

The teenager, who was profoundly disabled and suffered from West

today 09:05
Wishaw man who knifed close friend twice avoids spell behind bars

A man who knifed his “closest friend” in a potentially fatal attack has been spared a prison sentence.

Steven Neill stabbed Gary Smith twice and the blows only narrowly missed the victim’s heart.

However, Neill, 42, of Birkshaw Tower, Wishaw, avoided a prison sentence at

today 09:05
Newlywed dies 12 days after Grand Canyon helicopter crash as wife fights for her life

A newlywed has died 12 days after being injured in a Grand Canyon helicopter crash that killed three other Brits.

Jonathan (Jon) Udall, 31, suffered horrific injuries after being trapped in the wreckage of the chopper for an excruciating eight hours.

His bride, Ellie Milward, managed

today 09:05
Kylie Jenner inspires 'creepy' baby fingers manicure and people are terrified

Don't underestimate the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan.

Kylie Jenner may only be 20 years-old, but she's made an absolute fortune from lip kits and well, being famous.

Such is her influence, that the new mum's birth announcement has even inspired a manicure

today 09:05
Kylie Jenner inspires 'creepy' baby fingers manicure and people are terrified

Don't underestimate the youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan.

Kylie Jenner may only be 20 years-old, but she's made an absolute fortune from lip kits and well, being famous.

Such is her influence, that the new mum's birth announcement has even inspired a manicure

today 09:05
Brexit has been reduced Britain to a new form of political tribalism

Is no price too high for a hard Brexiteer?

Having missed out on signing the Rees-Mogg ransom note to Theresa May, in which 62 Tory MPs demanded a no compromise Brexit, Aberdeen South MP Ross Thomson took to twitter to make clear he wanted to be in the hi-jack squad

today 09:05
Sunburn agony for schoolkid as Scots council feels the heat over 36-hour bus journey hell

A pupil who suffered severe sunburn on a school trip abroad had to endure a 36-hour bus journey back to Scotland.

The youngster ended up “bandaged from thigh to toe” and had to use a wheelchair.

Moray Council have been forced to apologise for the unnamed pupil’s treatment after

today 09:05
Race-hate killer Baldy is 'alone in the world' behind bars without penis pump and Xbox

Race-hate killer Imran “Baldy” Shahid has moaned about being “alone in the world” without his Xbox and penis pump behind bars.

The sadistic murderer has lost his court fight for a £3000 pay-out from prison chiefs over his confiscated games console and other

today 09:05
Stalker ordered to stay away from church minister for 10 years or face jail

A stalker obsessed with a church minister was yesterday warned to stay away from him – or face jail.

Lisa Hughes, 53, was given a 10-year non-harassment order after a four-year stalking campaign against the Rev Kevin Francis.

Hughes emailed and texted the Anglican cleric repeatedly

today 09:05
'Body piercing' playground craze nearly kills three children who almost choked to death

A top surgeon has warned of a worrying new playground craze which has almost killed three children in a matter of weeks.

Sanja Besarovic, a consultant paediatric surgeon at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, said an influx of young people are taking part in a new "body

today 09:05
Tory Universal Credit benefit reform causes rent crisis for guinea-pig Scottish council

A Scots council used as a testing ground for Tory welfare reform has revealed soaring levels of rent arrears.

Nearly three-quarters of tenants on Universal Credit have fallen behind with rent in East Lothian.

The council was the first to get Universal Credit’s “full digital

today 09:05
Oysters and mussels infected with hepatitis found in Scottish supermarkets

Shellfish infected with hepatitis has been found in Scottish supermarkets.

Glasgow Caledonian University experts tested 310 samples and discovered traces of the virus in eight blue mussels and one oyster - around three per cent.

It is the first time the hepatitis E virus (HEV) has

today 09:05
Tennis babe Eugenie Bouchard to receive ‘multi-MILLION’ payout after horror burn incident
EUGENIE Bouchard is set to earn a bumper payout after smashing her head due to falling on cleaning liquid.
today 08:59
Latest news from Great Britain
today 09:17 Ban on plastic straws being considered, Environment Secretary says
today 09:05 Dalbeattie Star set to welcome playmaker Lewis Sloan back from injury
today 09:05 Castle Douglas sailor Anna Miller nominated for Class Academy Sailor of the Year award
today 09:05 Kirkgunzeon curler Grant Hardie wins Scottish championship in Perth
today 09:05 Chelsea loanee Michy Batshuayi reveals he was racially abused by Atalanta fans in Borussia Dortmund game
today 09:05 Bikers rally to lead funeral cortege and pay tribute to teenage motorbike fan
today 09:05 Wishaw man who knifed close friend twice avoids spell behind bars
today 09:05 Newlywed dies 12 days after Grand Canyon helicopter crash as wife fights for her life
today 09:05 Kylie Jenner inspires 'creepy' baby fingers manicure and people are terrified
today 09:05 Kylie Jenner inspires 'creepy' baby fingers manicure and people are terrified
today 09:05 Brexit has been reduced Britain to a new form of political tribalism
today 09:05 Sunburn agony for schoolkid as Scots council feels the heat over 36-hour bus journey hell
today 09:05 Race-hate killer Baldy is 'alone in the world' behind bars without penis pump and Xbox
today 09:05 Stalker ordered to stay away from church minister for 10 years or face jail
today 09:05 'Body piercing' playground craze nearly kills three children who almost choked to death
today 09:05 Tory Universal Credit benefit reform causes rent crisis for guinea-pig Scottish council
today 09:05 Oysters and mussels infected with hepatitis found in Scottish supermarkets
today 09:05 'Drunk' teacher suspended from Scottish school after 'swigging booze from hot water bottle'
today 08:59 Tennis babe Eugenie Bouchard to receive ‘multi-MILLION’ payout after horror burn incident
today 08:59 Huge quake STRIKES Alaska with tremors felt hundreds of miles away
today 08:59 ‘Spring POSTPONED?’ Coldest end to winter in 5 YEARS to BURY Britain under snow
today 08:59 Aliens INCOMING: Top scientist predicts encounter with 'extraterrestrial civilisation'
today 08:59 Atlantis found? Flooded river turns jungle path into AMAZING clear underwater world
today 08:59 Mutant pig born with ‘elephant TRUNK’ baffles locals in bizarre clip
today 08:50 Diablo 3 season 13 start date and release times CONFIRMED for all platforms
today 08:50 Pound to euro exchange rate: Bad news for sterling as a further decline is forecast 
today 08:50 Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC sinks to $9k as experts claim $10k is the natural 'plateau'
today 08:50 UK weather WARNING: Heavy snow and freezing temperatures could trigger this condition
today 08:50 Mollie King news: Strictly star gushes over over BBC co-host as AJ opens up on 'romance'
today 08:50 'Ball's in our court!' Question Time audience member rips into EU for offering 'nothing'
today 08:50 'Pure evil' mother who drugged and murdered baby gets life imprisonment
today 08:50 Pound LIVE: Sterling fights back as taxpayer owned RBS FINALLY returns to profit
today 08:50 Coronation Street spoilers: Josh star makes Pat Phelan confession - and it's bad for David
today 08:50 Unicef executive QUITS after alleged inappropriate behaviour towards women
today 08:50 EU split: Just 11 leaders invited to swanky pre-summit dinner, and here's who was snubbed
today 08:50 'Got a problem?' David Dimbleby ROASTS John Prescott for Labour Brexit on Question Time
today 08:50 Labour will BLOCK Brexit and Theresa May will ‘NOT SURVIVE’, BBC Newsnight guest promises
today 08:50 Justice League: Flashpoint movie – Cyborg cameo and villains CONFIRMED?
today 08:32 'Secret' report into RBS published
today 08:29 Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash Claims Fourth British Victim, Jonathan Udall
today 08:29 From 'I, Tonya' To Awards Season: Allison Janney Pauses For Thought On An 'Extraordinary' 12 Months
today 08:29 Florida Shooting: Armed Deputy Scot Peterson Failed To Confront Gunman During Massacre
today 08:29 'I, Tonya' Leaves You With More Questions Than Answers, And Is All The Better For It - HuffPost Verdict
today 08:29 European far-right political party risks collapse
today 08:29 The key budget issues on EU leaders' table
today 08:29 EU leaders put 'Spitzenkandidat' on summit menu
today 08:29 Dove House has been named among the best charities to work for in the country
today 08:29 Met Office issues yellow weather warning as snow forecast to fall across Hull and East Yorkshire
today 08:29 'Search and rescue' operation underway by Hessle Foreshore - updates
today 08:29 Malicious package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle treated as racist hate crime
Editorials
“Lick it up, SJWs”: Will the Heathers TV reboot become a cult classic… for the far right?
Will a twist find the left embracing the show, or is it the anti-SJW screed the right wing have been waiting for? 
yesterday 18:53
“People think I’m dirty”: Most of us face acne – so why is our knowledge of it skin-deep?
As celebrities like Lorde, Saoirse Ronan and Kendall Jenner talk about their spots, the myths surrounding acne are at a turning-point.
yesterday 17:50
The government has shown the best way to reduce immigration is to crash the economy
The UK no longer looks like such an attractive place for EU citizens.
yesterday 17:50
Will the Heathers TV reboot become a cult classic… for the far right?
Will a twist find the left embracing the show, or is it the anti-SJW screed the right wing have been waiting for? 
yesterday 17:50
Jacob Rees-Mogg is no less conceptual art than Gilbert & George walking around Whitechapel
Rees-Mogg, in his pinstriped shirt, is a profoundly unserious man pretending to be serious.
yesterday 16:47
Wanted: someone, anyone, to run for London Mayor
The Conservatives had a reasonably good candidate for the job - but they sacked her. 
yesterday 14:41
Goodbye PFI: the socialist threat to infrastructure funds

Corbyn and McDonnell want to nationalise infrastructure without compensating investors. The collapse of Carillion has given them more ammunition. David Stevenson reports.

Infrastructure funds have become hugely popular with private investors in recent years, largely for very good

yesterday 14:05
Unenlightened thinking: Steven Pinker’s embarrassing new book is a feeble sermon for rattled liberals
To think of this book as any kind of scholarly exercise is a category mistake. The purpose of Pinker’s laborious work is to reassure liberals that they are on “the right side of history”.
yesterday 13:38
The Back Half #17: Threads, I, Tonya and Jarvis at the Brits
The NS culture podcast with Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman.
yesterday 13:38
The Brexiteers’ attack on the Good Friday Agreement looks suspiciously co-ordinated
They have worked out that the Good Friday Agreement scuppers their plans for a hard Brexit.
yesterday 12:35
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