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Sheku Bayoh probe is all for show and it won't help his family get answers

If Sheku Bayoh’s family think they are going to get to the truth of what happened on that Sunday morning in 2015, they are mistaken.

An eye-wateringly expensive public inquiry will tell us little more than what we know already.

Sheku never regained consciousness after being ...

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Hundreds of asylum seekers in Glasgow facing homelessness after lock-change evictions ruled legal by court

Campaigners have warned that 300 asylum seekers face being made homeless after a court ruled that lock-change evictions were legal.

Appeal judges yesterday upheld a legal ruling which concluded that it was lawful for housing firm Serco to evict tenants in Glasgow who have been refused ...

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War hero left for hours with broke hip after ambulance delay

Ambulance bosses are to apologise to a 97-year-old World War II hero who was left in agony for more than three hours after breaking his hip.

Royal Navy commander John Lorimer fell at his home in Kirkmichael, Ayrshire. He didn’t call for help, but woke up the next day in excruciating pain ...

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Celtic fan dies five years after attack left him in vegetative state as family pay tribute to 'brave dad'

A dad left in a vegetative state following a vicious assault has died five years later.

Family man David Black was 35 when he was attacked by Raymond Bell, then 29, and left for dead after a house party in November 2014.

His injuries, including a bleed on the brain, were so severe ...

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First official I'm A Celebrity photos of 2019 line-up - from Caitlyn Jenner to Jacqueline Jossa

This year's eager (and not so eager) batch of ten I'm A Celebrity campmates have finally arrived in Oz - and with them come their official photos. It's too late to turn back now!

Among this year's star-studded cast include a soap star, sports pundit, singer, comedian ...

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First official I'm A Celebrity photos of 2019 line-up - from Caitlyn Jenner to Jacqueline Jossa

This year's eager (and not so eager) batch of ten I'm A Celebrity campmates have finally arrived in Oz - and with them come their official photos. It's too late to turn back now!

Among this year's star-studded cast include a soap star, sports pundit, singer, comedian ...

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Faustino Asprilla claims he stopped Pablo Escobar hitman killing rival footballer Jose Luis Chilavert

Former Premier League star ­Faustino Asprilla has told how he stopped a rival player being killed by a Pablo Escobar hitman.

The Newcastle United legend claimed the drug baron’s feared gang had offered to murder ­Paraguay ­goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert.

It came after Colombian ...

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Scots tycoon who sold Barrhead Travel empire was banned from the firm's stores

A 'disruptive' Scots tycoon – who scooped £9million after flogging his travel empire – was barred from his old firm’s stores, a tribunal heard.

Bill Munro, 75, sold Barrhead Travel for £36million, netting a £9million personal jackpot, but was accused by buyers Travel ...

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Wishaw lad Scott will take the lead as Aladdin in his FIRST EVER panto

Cambusnethan lad Scott Fleming is getting prepared for the curtain call in his first ever pantomime.

Scott, 22, will bring his flying carpet to Hamilton Town Hall and Rutherglen Town Hall as the lead role in Aladdin.

The former Coltness High pupil told the Wishaw Press: “I have ...

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Project to transform Creetown's St Joseph's Church lands £43,000 cash boost

A project to turn an old church into a performance arts venue has been handed a cash boost of more than £40,000.

Creetown Building Preservation Trust has been working on their plans for St Joseph’s Church for nearly a decade.

And they’ve now been given £43,197 by Historic ...

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Scottish Parliament boost for bid to create Galloway National Park

Hopes that Galloway could host Scotland’s third national park have received a boost from Holyrood.

MSPs backed creating new national parks during a routine debate to mark the Forestry Commission’s centenary.

The Scottish Government had previously indicated no further national ...

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Dalbeattie butcher Norman Neilson hands over more than £3,500 to Combat Stress

Dalbeattie butcher Norman Neilson handed over more than £3,500 to charity recently.

Norman raised the cash by taking part in the GB Ultras Race Across Scotland in August, which saw him cover the 215-mile route from Portpatrick to Cockburnspath in under four days.

In doing so, he ...

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Sheku Bayoh police institutionally racist says sister of death in custody Scot

The sister of a man who died in custody has said she believes there is institutional racism in the police force.

Sheku Bayoh , 32, died in 2015 after being restrained by officers responding to a call in Kirkcaldy, Fife.

A public inquiry into his death was announced by Justice ...

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Lewis Ferguson's Dad reacts to Rangers 'interest' as speculation over Aberdeen future continues

With a family that includes two former Rangers players, one a legendary, treble winning captain, speculation linking Lewis Ferguson with a move to Ibrox was always going to have a certain synergy to it.

Reports surfaced yesterday that new Rangers Sporting Director Ross Wilson fancies ...

2019-11-13 07:11 open_in_new
Tragedy as mum who went missing is found dead two days after being traced 'safe and well'

A mum who went missing was found dead just two days after she was traced 'safe and well' by police.

Emma Watson disappeared from the Gowkthrapple area of Wishaw at around 3.30pm on Friday, November 8.

Later that night, police confirmed that the 32-year-old had been ...

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Scots tycoon slated foul-mouthed email from US firm that bought his £36m travel empire

A Scottish tycoon was slated in a foul-mouthed email from the US firm that bought his £36million travel empire, an employment tribunal heard yesterday.

Barrhead Travel’s founder Bill Munro was also accused of taking Travel Leaders Group “for a ride” in a series of blistering ...

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Celtic Boys' Club paedophile Frank Cairney slammed for 'cynical' use of justice system after latest freedom bid

Celtic Boys’ Club paedophile Frank Cairney’s “cynical” use of the justice system has been slammed by one of his victims.

The evil beast is to make his latest bid for freedom on tomorrow at the Court of Criminal Appeal in Edinburgh.

He is appealing his convictions despite the ...

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Ovie Ejaria showcases spinning technique Rangers fans will definitely recognise

Ovie Ejaria may have left Ibrox under something of a cloud but the former Liverpool loanee left one indelible mark - as the best spinner around a football Ibrox has ever seen.

And it's safe to say it's not a talent that the midfielder, now at Reading after a £3m summer move, ...

2019-11-12 23:50 open_in_new
Pair of kittens found dumped in West Lothian skip in freezing temperatures

A pair of tiny kittens have been found dumped in a skip in sub zero temperatures.

The six-week-old kittens were found shivering in a box in the skip in Livingston last Tuesday.

The pair were rescued by a member of the public and are now in the care of the Cats Protection West Lothian ...

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Veteran battered by thugs in sickening Remembrance Day attack in East Kilbride

An appeal has been launched after a veteran was set upon by thugs in a "sickening" attack on Remembrance Day.

The senseless beating happened near to the Village Inn at approximately 11pm and staff raced to the aid of the injured man after he sought refuge in the pub.


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Shelter cat put in solitary confinement for 'repeatedly' letting other cats out

A cat named Quilty has been sentenced to solitary confinement for continually letting other cats out of their enclosures at his shelter after multiple warnings failed to curb the problem.

The serial offender was caught by staff at Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization ...

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