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Brendan Rodgers grants fan permission to propose on Celtic Park pitch

A Celtic fan has joked that his fiancee was more excited about meeting Brendan Rodgers than she was at getting engaged - after the Hoops boss allowed the proposal to take place on the Parkhead pitch.

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The Ibis Styles Glasgow Centre West will have 137 bedrooms. Picture: Contributed

Glasgow offices to be transformed into Ibis Styles hotel

A disused office block on Glasgow’s Waterloo Street is set to be transformed into a new hotel.

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Partick Thistle reported a break-in at the Energy Check Stadium at Firhill on Friday night. File picture: John Devlin

Police probe theft of Partick Thistle flags after Rangers game

Partick Thistle have called in the police after a theft at Firhill over the weekend.

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Venturefest Scotland winners will receive advice and an investment prize. Picture: Kieran Chambers

Energy innovation in spotlight at Venturefest pitch event

An event looking to drive innovative solutions to future energy challenges is to take place tomorrow, with three teams of young people pitching in front of Scotland’s leading investors.

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Glasgow-based Macfarlane is making its biggest ever takeover with the purchase of Greenwood Stock Boxes. Picture: Contributed

Macfarlane boosts market share with biggest ever takeover

Scottish packaging firm Macfarlane Group further bolstered its significant market share with another deal yesterday in an acquisition spree that has seen it acquire seven companies in the past three years.

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Hundreds filled the streets of Glasgow for a pro-Scottish independance march

1,500 attend pro-independence rally in Glasgow

Independence supporters have held a rally almost three years on from Scotland’s referendum.

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Creative agency Wire up for the cup with SFA tour deal

Wire, the creative communications agency based in Edinburgh and Glasgow, has been tasked with drawing up an “experiential tour” to take the William Hill Scottish Cup around the country.

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Student life can be tough, but also inspirational, says The Whisky Bond's Abigale Neate Wilson. Picture: John Devlin

Abigale Neate Wilson: Inspiring the graduates of the future

With the new academic year getting under way, parents across Scotland are in the midst of not only excitement for their fledgling students, but apprehension.

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Celtic fan cries as he admits to assaulting PSG’s Kylian Mbappe

A Celtic fan admitted invading the pitch and assaulting a Paris Saint-Germain player during Celtic’s 5-0 defeat in the Champions League at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday afternoon.

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Itison's new Glasgow HQ features a hot air balloon, a large tree and a fireman's pole. Picture: Fraser Jarvis

Deals firm Itison doubles earnings as expansion pays off

Daily deals and events specialist Itison has doubled its profits as the Glasgow-headquartered business continues its “exponential growth path”.

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Alan Foy, CEO of Glasgow-based Smart Metering Systems. Picture: Contributed

Smart Metering Systems hikes dividend as profits grow

Smart Metering Systems (SMS) has announced a 27 per cent hike in its interim dividend after unveiling higher half-year sales and profits.

Companies
Chairman Ian Murgitroyd hailed the firm's long-term prospects. Picture: Peter Devlin

Murgitroyd returning to growth after earnings decline

Glasgow-based patent and trademark attorney Murgitroyd today said it was returning to earnings growth after revealing a drop in annual profits.

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Passenger numbers hit new heights at Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scottish airports flying high with record-breaking traffic

Passenger numbers at Scottish airports have continued to soar with records broken for August.

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Some satellites are only the size of a whisky bottle box. Picture: John Devlin

Facebook live: what does the future hold for Scotland’s space industry

Did you know that Glasgow makes more satellites than any other European city?

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New CodeClan hire Kenny Millar. Picture: Contributed

Former Amazon manager joins digital skills academy CodeClan

CodeClan, Scotland’s non-profit digital skills academy, has made a significant new hire by recruiting former Amazon development manager Kenny Millar to head up its instructional team.

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Armed polcie will be on patrol at Celtic Park for the club's Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

Armed police for Celtic’s Champions League clash with PSG

Armed police will be on patrol for Celtic’s clash against Paris Saint-Germain as part of extra security measures for the match.

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Conor McGregor is to visit Glasgow for a meet-and-greet event. Picture: Getty Images

Conor McGregor to visit Scotland for ‘£100k meet-and-greet’

Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor McGregor is set to travel to Scotland for a meet-and-greet event with fans in Glasgow.

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Smyllum Park orphanage and, inset, the memorial. Pictures: Johnston Press

Hundreds of orphanage children ‘buried in Lanark mass grave’

The bodies of hundreds of children who died at an orphanage run by nuns are believed to be buried in a mass grave, an investigation by the BBC and Sunday Post has uncovered.

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The tall ship attraction at the Riverside Musuem. Picture: Visit Scotland/Contributed

Body pulled from River Clyde near Tall Ship at Riverside Museum

Visitors were removed from the floating musueum at the Tall Ship on Glasgow’s clydeside after reports of a body being spotted in the water.

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Police have seized a substantial amount of drugs in Glasgow. Picture: Greg Macvean

Police seize drugs worth £48,000 in Glasgow raids

Police have seized £48,000 worth of drugs, believed to be cocaine, during two house searches.

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