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Inside the eccentric methods of new Ireland boss Stephen Kenny as Dubliner is tipped to succeed

Tam McManus saw enough of Stephen Kenny’s methods to know he’s no ordinary manager.

Bizarre training regimes and eccentric team talks were part and parcel of life playing under the Dubliner at Dunfermline and Derry.

But with the former Pars gaffer now preparing for his dream job ...

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Derek McInnes explains Aberdeen shutdown strategy as he reveals players won't be furloughed

Derek McInnes has revealed Aberdeen won’t furlough their players – because he wants to keep them fine tuned in case they resume their fight for third place and Scottish Cup glory.

Many Premiership rivals have decided to put their coaching and playing staff on the government’s job ...

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Catherine Calderwood quits as Scotland's Chief Medical Officer after holiday home row

Scotland's chief medical officer Dr Catherine Calderwood has resigned.

The announcement comes after she was criticised for not following her own rules by twice vising her family's holiday home in Fife.

Dr Catherine Calderwood had been at the forefront of the Scottish ...

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Lanark United boss says new league set-up presents a high level test

Lanark United will relish a place in the West of Scotland League – because they want to test themselves at the highest possible level.

Boss Colin Slater says the proposal is becoming a more attractive prospect the more he thinks about it, because it gives them a crack at top-rated ...

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Coatbridge boxing scholboys take gold medals at tournaments

Coatbridge schoolboys Luke Davies and Conor Morgan were on winning form over the last six weeks as both boys totted up a total of three gold medals at recent national and district amateur boxing tournaments.

Luke, 13, a pupil of St Ambrose High, won both Scottish Intermediate and West of ...

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Police race to 'ongoing incident' near Kelpies as Helix Park locked down at Grangemouth

Police have been dealing with an 'ongoing incident' in the Grangemouth area late on Sunday tonight.

A helicopter is also involved in the operation.

Locals have reported seeing a number of officers and police vehicles racing through the streets.

It understood the Helix ...

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Scots prostitutes risking lives by continuing to work during coronavirus lockdown

Prostitutes are continuing to ply their trade from private flats despite the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic, a Daily Record investigation has discovered.

We found 48 women “available” for bookings on the leading website for sex workers on a single day.

The vast majority ...

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Sir Keir Starmer plans devolution revolution for UK and more powers for Scotland

Sir Keir Starmer promised more powers to Scotland under a Labour government as he announced the key figures in his Shadow Cabinet.

Writing exclusively for the Daily Record, the new Labour leader said that even in opposition the party would set up a constitutional convention to work out a ...

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Fact-checking experts debunk false coronavirus claims spreading fear online

One of the world’s leading fact-checking organisations has debunked the top coronavirus myths being spread online.

Experts at UK-based Full Fact scoured the internet for the most widely shared Covid-19 claims and checked them out.

They’ve discovered that some have been ...

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Celtic push against title declaration as Parkhead club join calls to finish Premiership season

Celtic are set to support calls to keep the season alive this week as Scottish football holds emergency talks on how best to cope with the coronavirus crisis.

Record Sport first revealed on Friday that the SPFL is to hold urgent discussions around whether or not to pull the plug on the ...

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Pet owner suffers sepsis hell after tiny scratch from dog almost kills him

A dog lover is lucky to be alive after a scratch from his pooch caused him to develop sepsis.

Jon Lewthwaite, 50, was playing with his children and their Cavachon Penny, when the excitable hound left a small scratch on his arm.

Within days, the dad of seven was fighting for his life ...

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'Shallow Grave' sex beast who tried to bury boy alive targets teen in Tesco toilet in latest attack

A sex beast caged for assaulting a young boy and trying to bury him alive has admitted molesting another teenager.

Gavin Murray pounced on the 16-year-old in a supermarket toilet.

Murray was locked up for eight years in 1985 for abducting a boy of 13 and dragging him into woods near ...

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Police probe 'unexplained' death of eight-month-old baby boy in Fife

A police probe has been launched into the death of an eight-month-old baby at the weekend.

Emergency services were called to an address in Kingskettle, near Cupar, Fife, at around 4.15am on Saturday.

Concern had been raised for the baby before he was rushed to the Victoria Hospital ...

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Bungling serial thief jailed after using child’s ride-on toy for Halfords getaway

A serial thief has been jailed after making a getaway on a child’s ride-on toy he stole from Halfords.

Heroin addict David McGregor, 48, took the toy from his local branch of the bike shop in Perth, ­planning to sell it for drug money.

McGregor has a string of convictions to his ...

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'Catherine Calderwood should be sacked' Furious Scots slam top doctor for flouting own coronavirus rules

Outraged Scots are demanding Nicola Sturgeon sack Scotland's Chief Medical Officer after she flouted her own advice to visit a second home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dr Catherine Calderwood had been at the forefront of the Scottish Government message that all Scots should stay ...

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Over 50 more confirmed coronavirus cases in Lanarkshire since yesterday

The Scottish Government today said that 478 people have now tested positive for coronavirus in Lanarkshire.

That is an increase of 51 new cases, up from 427 yesterday.

It comes as 220 patients across Scotland who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.

The test ...

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Toby Sibbick lifts lid on his Hearts 'crazy experience' and the special relationship with Daniel Stendel

Hearts loanee Toby Sibbick admits he’s pinching himself sharing a pitch with heroes he grew up idolising on Match of the Day.

Lining up alongside Steven Naismith and making his debut against Rangers with Jermain Defoe in direct opposition and Steven Gerrard watching from the away dug out ...

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Labour leader Sir Kier Starmer ditches Jeremy Corbyn crew in new shadow cabinet

Sir Keir Starmer has announced the senior members of his new shadow cabinet after his landslide victory in the Labour leadership race.

Former treasury minister Anneliese Dodds has been made shadow chancellor, his leadership rival Lisa Nandy has been appointed shadow foreign secretary ...

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Labour leader Sir Kier Starmer ditches Jeremy Corbyn crew in new shadow cabinet

Sir Keir Starmer has announced the senior members of his new shadow cabinet after his landslide victory in the Labour leadership race.

Former treasury minister Anneliese Dodds has been made shadow chancellor, his leadership rival Lisa Nandy has been appointed shadow foreign secretary ...

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Sir Keir Starmer wins Labour leadership race with thumping majority

Sir Keir Starmer has been named leader of the Labour Party after winning a thumping majority in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.

The Shadow Brexit Secretary beat Rebecca Long-Bailey who was seen as a continuity candidate for Corbyn’s brand of socialism and Lisa Nandy who challenged the ...

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Scots nurses face 'appalling choice on who to treat in PPE kit due to shortages'

A lack of protective equipment means district nurses are being forced to make the "appalling" decision over which patients they wear protection to treat, the deputy leader of Scottish Labour has said.

Jackie Baillie MSP said doctors and nurses in her constituency of Dumbarton ...

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