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Two new showhomes launched in development in sought-after Newton Mearns

WHEN it comes to the perfect family home, most people want a spacious and stylish house in a popular area with excellent transport links and the best schools.

And Mactaggart & Mickel Homes tick all the boxes with their Red Lion properties in the sought-after suburb of Newton Mearns, ...

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Wishaw youngster was the mane attraction at Wishaw salon

A youngster proved she is a cut above the rest – by getting a whopping 13 inches of her hair chopped off her hair for charity.

Rebecca McMillan, 9, made the generous donation to the Little Princess Trust after she discovered that her hair could make a child very happy.

St ...

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Partick Thistle training regime is a world away from pre-season army camp from hell

Adam Barton won’t complain about Partick Thistle’s punishing training regime after enduring the pre-season from hell at an army boot camp in Arbroath.

The Jags ace will happily take whatever lung-bursting duties are asked of him by boss Alan Archibald because he knows the manager is ...

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Netball: Talented Avon girls lift the Scottish Cup

Avon Netball Club’s Under-17s are Scottish Cup champions after a convincing 65-37 win over Holyrood Celts.

Top shooting from Emma Barrie and Hannah Wilson saw Avon take the lead early-on and they maintained it throughout at the Oriam in Edinburgh.

Avon would also like to ...

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Cricket: East Kilbride aim to bounce back from defeat at Ayr in Prestwick

East Kilbride Cricket Club suffered their first home defeat in the Western District Premier Division last Saturday against Ayr.

The hosts won the toss and elected to bowl first. Kess Sajjad got the wickets of Ayr danger men Mike Papps and Neill Smith in his opening spell of bowling. It ...

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Glasgow Girls boss reckons his players have international appeal

GLASGOW Girls head coach George Patterson has urged Shelley Kerr to cast her eye over his players when she takes over as Scotland boss.

Kerr will replace Anna Signeul at the helm after the women's national side compete at this summer's European championships.

And Patterson reckons ...

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Lavish thriller Riviera is glam and glossy but lacks grit, says Lisa Gray

FANCY sprawling villas on the Cote D’Azur, fast cars, priceless paintings and more designer labels than the Oscars red carpet.

No, not my wish-list for when my numbers come up in tonight’s Lotto draw – rather Sky Atlantic’s glossy new thriller.

It’s fair to say the folk ...

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Trainspotting star Ewen Bremner 'accidentally' becomes film producer

Trainspotting’s Ewen Bremner has “accidentally” become a film producer.

The Spud actor said he does not know what a producer is supposed to do but he managed to bring together No Song to Sing.

It is being shown as part of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

He ...

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Dad accuses ex-head teacher of 'fabricating lies' to have him labelled a child abuser

A dad yesterday accused an ex-head teacher of “fabricating lies” to have him labelled a child abuser.

Richard Russell is defending himself against a legal bid by Geraldine McWilliams to end an alleged decade-long campaign of harassment.

The former head of St Monica’s Primary ...

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Quarter of Scottish flights hit by delays with Edinburgh airport the country's worst offender

A quarter of flights to three major Scottish airports were delayed in the past year.

Edinburgh airport was worst for hold-ups in the Which? study.

Passengers were kept waiting at least 15 minutes on 27 per cent of its 110,000 flights in 2016-17.

Glasgow, the country’s ...

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Brave mum joins forces with Daily Record to launch charity appeal to help families after son beats cancer

When Cannon Wiggins’s twin brothers were born, he was in the same hospital having his first day of treatment after a shattering cancer diagnosis.

It was the start of a long, painful journey for the family.

But four years on, five-year-old Cannon has beaten neuroblastoma, the ...

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Brave mum joins forces with Daily Record to launch charity appeal to help families after son beats cancer

When Cannon Wiggins’s twin brothers were born, he was in the same hospital having his first day of treatment after a shattering cancer diagnosis.

It was the start of a long, painful journey for the family.

But four years on, five-year-old Cannon has beaten neuroblastoma, the ...

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'We are letting the teachers teach': John Swinney says key to improvement is giving control to the schools

Scotland’s education system already has many strengths. More of our young people are getting excellent exam results and going on to a job, training or more education.

But recent international rankings and literacy scores show we need to do more to raise attainment for all and close the ...

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Wedding plans destroyed as couple lose savings to scammers

A couple who paid more than £2000 to book a villa in Ibiza for a dream wedding party fear they have lost the money to scammers.

David Craig, 33, and fiancee Michaela Currie, 29, will tie the knot on the Spanish island next month.

But after paying for the property via a bank ...

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Wedding plans destroyed as couple lose savings to scammers

A couple who paid more than £2000 to book a villa in Ibiza for a dream wedding party fear they have lost the money to scammers.

David Craig, 33, and fiancee Michaela Currie, 29, will tie the knot on the Spanish island next month.

But after paying for the property via a bank ...

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Insulting homeless could become hate crime in Scotland as judges review legislation

Insulting the poor could become a crime under Scots law.

The move has been mooted as Lord Bracadale, one of the nation’s most senior judges, reviews hate crime legislation.

Currently, such legislation covers race, religion, sexual orientation, disability and gender ...

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UVF supergrass murderer admits 200 terror raps

A former loyalist paramilitary commander turned supergrass has pleaded guilty to 200 terror offences, including five murders.

Relatives of Gary Haggarty’s victims watched as he said “guilty” to the litany of charges at Belfast crown court.

He was the one-time chief of the ...

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Thug jailed after turning council flat into bomb factory in bitter feud against pal's boss

A man who turned his council flat into a bomb factory in a bitter feud against his friend’s employer has been jailed.

Stephen Cannon was dubbed the Bomber of Barbuachlaw Avenue after making an arsenal from fireworks and potassium carbonate.

The 39-year-old filmed himself blowing up ...

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Kingpin Steven 'Bonzo' Daniel's home under police guard following machete attack

The home of a gangland boss horrifically injured in a machete gang attack is under police guard.

The Record understands kingpin Steven “Bonzo” Daniel signed himself out of hospital last week after coming out of a medically induced coma.

And in a clear sign that a vicious turf war ...

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Kingpin Steven 'Bonzo' Daniel's home under police guard following machete attack

The home of a gangland boss horrifically injured in a machete gang attack is under police guard.

The Record understands kingpin Steven “Bonzo” Daniel signed himself out of hospital last week after coming out of a medically induced coma.

And in a clear sign that a vicious turf war ...

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Cops probe Scots comic accused of sending women 'sexual and disgusting' messages

A comic is at the centre of a police investigation into explicit messages sent to female entertainers.

Award-winning Scott Gibson has been accused of sending sexual messages to four women on the comedy circuit.

It’s understood all of the women, who we are not naming, have made ...

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