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Darren McGarvey: The defamation of Govanhill is lazy moral posturing

When it comes to ­Govanhill, I remain uncomfortably torn. On one hand, I regard the area with great fondness, not least because of all the time I’ve joyfully frittered away there throughout my life.

Opinion
Some of the revellers enjoying classic songs being played from a portable sound system on Glasgow's St Vincent Street.

Video: Hilarious impromptu Glasgow street party goes viral

An amusing video of an impromptu street party in Glasgow has gone viral.

Glasgow
Tillie and Lottie Fowler were born 17 weeks early with a combined weight of less than 3lbs

Youngest surviving premature twins celebrate defying odds

Scotland’s youngest surviving premature twins marked World Prematurity day with a visit to the hospital where they were born to thank staff for their care.

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Robert McNay (pictured on right) , Rachel Angus, of Largs and  John Vallance, of Ayr, were all shipped to Canada as British Home Children. PICS: BHCARA.

The 15,000 Scots children shipped to Canada

A search is underway for the families of up to 15,000 vulnerable children from Scotland’s children’s homes who were shipped to Canada in a programme of forced emigration and cheap labour that lasted almost 100 years.

Lifestyle 16
The Christmas lights switch on in Glasgow.

Everything you need to know about Christmas in Glasgow

With Christmas just around the corner, Glasgow is in the midst of a festive makeover.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Sir Andy Murray flanked by his brother Jamie, right, and Roger Federer. Picture: John Devlin

Andy Murray Live charity event doubles money raised in second year

Andy Murray Live, the tennis event set up by the British No.1, has doubled the amount of money it has raised for charity in its second year.

Celebrity 4
Houses are spending less time on the market in Edinburgh than anywhere else in the UK, with Glasgow not far behind. Picture: Toby Williams

Properties in Scottish cities sell faster than elsewhere in UK

Companies
An artist impression of what Argyle Street in Glasgow could look like after the development

Take a look at the ’Avenue’ plans to redevelop Glasgow city centre

Work is set to start transform the appearance of Glasgow city centre with the ‘Avenues’ project.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Cast members from an internet-only Glasgow-based reality show called Glow (YouTube)

Aidan Smith: Ready for McBinky? There is such a thing as too much reality

We’re to get a Scottish version of Made in Chelsea. Aidan Smith wants to know how he can de-programme his TV.

Opinion 1
Edinburghs Forth House has massive redevelopment potential

Commercial property: How radio and TV make their mark

With online search engines and social network companies attracting an increasing slice of global advertising spend, the radio industry has faced upheaval over the last two decades with a squeeze on revenues.

Media & Leisure
Picture: Wikimedia

Drivers hit by 55-mile diversion due to A82 roadworks

One of Scotland’s busiest roads is closing for 11 days, causing a 55-mile diversion for drivers.

Transport 5
The legendary singer called for Glasgow fans to apply as extras in late October. Picture: SWNS

Liam Gallagher to film music video at Barras market

Liam Gallagher will begin shooting his new music video at the Barras market in Glasgow on Monday evening.

Music
A teenager was attacked by two armed males in Glasgow

Teenager hospitalised by armed attackers in Glasgow

A teenager was hospitalised after being injured by two armed attackers.

News
Sauchiehall Street shared space plan has been criticised. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Sauchiehall Street ‘shared space’ plan under attack

Campaigners for people with sight loss will today call on Glasgow City Council to reconsider controversial plans to create “shared spaces” as part of the redevelopment of the city centre.

News 27

Bayern Munich fans praised for banner displayed at Celtic Park

Bayern Munich fans have been praised by campaigners against the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act for the hanging of a banner during their side’s tie against Celtic.

Celtic 20
A surviving subway ticket dating from before the 1977 refurbishment. Picture: Wikimedia Commons/Johannes Vogel

Merkland Street: Glasgow’s ‘lost’ subway station

Four decades ago Glasgow’s famous ‘Clockwork Orange’ lost one of its segments: Merkland Street Station.

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Glasgow is one of the UK's most polluted cities. Picture: Getty

Glasgow among UK’s most polluted towns and cities, finds WHO

Millions of people living in dozens of cities across the UK are inhaling air considered too dangerous to breathe by the World Health Organisation (WHO), a report has shown.

Environment 7
The Orange walk in Glasgow city centre. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Orange order march to go ahead despite clashing with TRNSMT

The chief of the Orange Lodge in Scotland has confirmed that the Orange Order march will take place despite clashing with the TRNSMT next year.

Glasgow 1
A 30-minute commute by rail can provide a large financial saving. Picture: John Devlin

City workers better to live out of town and travel to jobs by rail

Workers with jobs in Scotland’s two biggest cities are better off living out of town and catching the train to the office, a report has revealed.

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