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How the brave heroes who took booze off Ayr United fans will tell their story - OldFirmFacts

These days we’re too quick to bandy terms like ‘hero’, ‘bravely’ and ‘made the world a better place’ about. ‘Scott Brown was the hero with Celtic’s last-minute winner’. ‘The goalkeeper bravely dived on the ball to defy the onrushing striker’. ‘The Nobel Prize winning ...

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Auchinleck pals slated my tartan trousers but I aim to have last laugh - Pollok ace Bryan Young

Bryan Young travelled to Tynecastle to support his old Auchinleck Talbot pals against Hearts two weeks ago only to spend the 90 minutes getting slaughtered for his tartan trousers.

This afternoon the Pollok forward goes up against his former club hoping to dazzle the Ayrshiremen with ...

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Labour councillor Jim Sheridan blasted for saying Finance Secretary 'raped' councils in budget

A former MP has been blasted for using the word “raped” in an outburst against the Finance Secretary’s budget for Scottish councils.

In a post made on Facebook on Thursday afternoon, Labour Councillor Jim Sheridan accused Renfrewshire North and West MSP Derek Mackay of being ...

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Chris Sutton reveals Celtic told him to send kids to Catholic school

Celtic told Chris Sutton he should send his kids to a Catholic school after he joined the club.

The Hoops legend revealed he was going to send them to a non-denominational school but was advised it would be better for him if he attended a Catholic school.

Sutton also admitted his ...

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Scots TV newsreader in court for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl three times

A teenager claims former TV newsreader Bryce Curdy raped her three times when she was 12.

But Curdy told his trial yesterday: “I don’t think I ever gave the girl as much as a hug.

“This is cruel and evil.”

The 67-year-old, from Ayr , denies raping the girl between ...

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How evil girlfriend still had control over partner left 'days from death' even AFTER arrest

A body language expert has revealed how an abusive girlfriend continued to control her boyfriend even after she was arrested for years of secret domestic violence .

We previously told how Jordan Worth was jailed for more than seven years after leaving boyfriend Alex Skeel just ...

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Pablo Escobar's apartment demolished as it was becoming 'sick attraction'

Officials have demolished Pablo Escobar’s former fortress apartment because it was becoming a sick tourist spot.

His old abode, which is  an eight-storey “brutalist” block in one of the swankiest areas of Medellin in Colombia was knocked down on Friday as part of a plan to ...

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Pablo Escobar's apartment demolished as it was becoming 'sick attraction'

Officials have demolished Pablo Escobar’s former fortress apartment because it was becoming a sick tourist spot.

His old abode, which is  an eight-storey “brutalist” block in one of the swankiest areas of Medellin in Colombia was knocked down on Friday as part of a plan to ...

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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers insists top bosses will shun Scottish football because of sectarian shame

Brendan Rodgers has lashed out at the bigots who shame Scottish football and warned that their sectarian filth could scare off some of the best managers in the game.

Rodgers opened up at the end of a wretched week which has seen Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd abused by Celtic fans at Rugby ...

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'Jihadi Jack' homesick for 'pasties and Doctor Who' in Syria and wants to come home

The Brit dubbed 'Jihadi Jack' has confessed he misses pasties, Dr Who and his mum after admitting he wants to return to the UK.

Jack Letts is currently in prison in Syria where he is being held after being charged by the YPG with being a member of ISIS.

Letts ran away to the war torn ...

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Strict liability should never be off the table when dealing with sectarianism in Scottish football

Some readers might be offended by the sadly all-too familiar phrases that appear, uncensored, in headlines in our sports section today.

The Daily Record would much rather not have the words “Fenian Bastard” and “Orange Bastard” emblazoned across pages that should be given over to ...

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Kick-Ass Scots comic book creator Mark Millar cleared of stealing ideas in £1billion lawsuit

A £1billion lawsuit accusing Scots comic book superstar Mark Millar of stealing ideas from an unknown writer has been thrown out in America.

Federal judge Eleanor Ross ruled that the claims against Mark were unfounded.

The claimant, a man from Georgia called Michael Bennett, ...

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Susan Boyle backs search for Scotland's Champion as 2019 hunt for most inspiring citizens launched

There's a glittering new awards ceremony to honour Scotland’s most inspiring citizens. And Susan Boyle, who knows a thing or two about inspiring others, thinks it’s “a really smashing idea”.

Called Scotland’s Champions, it will be run by the Daily Record and the Sunday Mail to ...

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Scotland braced for 'taps off' weather with temperatures warmer than MILAN

It could be ‘taps off’ weather for Scots this weekend as temperatures are set to soar more than cities across southern Europe.

Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Dumfries will enjoy highs of 13 degrees over Saturday and Sunday, according to the Met Office, weather normally seen in ...

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First picture of Holytown murder victim as cops hunt killer

A man has been stabbed to death after a vicious fight in the early hours – with a second man reportedly rushed to hospital with “slash wounds”.

The victim, named locally as Phil McMillan, 26, was rushed to hospital but he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police and ...

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Devastated Scots dad pleads for help as three-month-old daughter set for heart surgery in Vietnam

A father has pleaded for help as his three-month-old daughter gets set to undergo heart surgery in Vietnam.

Steve Murray, who now works in the far east, is raising money to help fund Lena’s operation after being left devastated by the diagnosis.

Lena is currently in the ...

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Greatest Dancer teen flying the flag for Scotland in final as mum pleas for whole country to back her

Ellie Fergusson’s mum Aileen has asked Scotland to vote for her teenage daughter tonight and make her The Greatest Dancer.

The 14-year-old, from Livingston, is one of four acts competing in the final for the £50,000 prize and the chance to perform on Strictly Come ...

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Next James Bond film given bizarre working title

The next James Bond film has reportedly been given the working title Shatterhand.

Daniel Craig is set to return as 007 in the 25th instalment of the Bond franchise.

Production is due to begin next month, with a release date planned for April 2020.

Shatterhand is a reference ...

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Heartbreaking image shows woman cling to Glasgow window moments before tragic death

This is the horrific moment a woman dangles from an 11th floor window ledge before plunging to her death.

Shocked eyewitnesses watched from the street and nearby flats as Alem Shimeni struggled desperately to claw her way back into the flat.

But she plummeted 100ft to the ground, ...

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Alesha MacPhail's mum thanks total stranger who has turned her home into shrine to tragic girl

The devastated mum of tragic Alesha MacPhail has thanked a complete stranger who has turned her house into a shine in memory of the murdered youngster - and even visited her grave.

Heartbroken Georgina Lochrane took to Facebook to thank a woman - believed to live in England - for her ...

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Frank Lampard reveals extent of relationship with Rangers boss Steven Gerrard

Frank Lampard has revealed he is in regular contact with Steven Gerrard as they look to make their way in the managerial game.

The Derby boss was an England team-mate of Gerrard's and the pair became friends off the pitch.

And he regularly texts the Rangers manager to discuss ...

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