Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow & Strathclyde

ScotRail passengers to face five more months of disruption

Passengers face five more months of disruption during upgrading of the main Edinburgh-Glasgow rail line, the ScotRail Alliance announced today.

Transport
Thousands of runners take part in the Great Scottish Run every year. Picture: Hemedia

Everything you need to know about the Great Scottish Run

THE Bank of Scotland Great scottish Run has been described as “Scotland’s biggest weekend of running”, here’s how you can get you and your family involved.

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Tourist pleas for help to trace camera she lost in Scotland

A tourist who made a heartfelt online appeal for the camera she lost on a poignant trip to Scotland has said she has been overwhelmed by the response.

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The firefighter was injured when an external wall collapsed. Picture: John Devlin

Firefighter tackling blaze seriously injured by collapsing wall

A firefighter has been seriously injured after a wall collapsed on him while he was tackling a blaze.

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Converge Challenge director Olga Kozlova, centre, with Rebecca Pick of Strathclyde University and Edinburgh University's Richard Walker. Picture: Lesley Martin

Shortlist revealed for student entrepreneurs contest

Converge Challenge, the company-creation competition and start-up development programme, has revealed its 2016 shortlist, with nominees vying for a £150,000 prize fund.

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STV chief executive Rob Woodward. Picture: John Devlin

STV brushes off Brexit threat with profit surge

The chief executive of STV has stressed that Brexit poses no threat to advertising revenues after the Glasgow-based broadcaster reported a sharp rise in first-half profits.

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The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Picture: John Devlin

Toddler injured in fall from Rutherglen flat

A toddler has been injured after falling from the window of a flat.

News

Apple reveals flagship Glasgow store ahead of reopening

TECH giant Apple has revealed its new look flagship Scottish store ahead of its reopening on Saturday.

Tech
Macfarlane is eyeing more deals after posting a rise in half-year profits. Picture: Contributed

Macfarlane hails acquisition benefits as profits rise

Packaging group Macfarlane today said it was on the search for further acquisitions as it reported a rise in first-half sales and profits.

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Australia's Gold Coast will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Aggreko to power Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Organisers of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, to be held on Australia’s Gold Coast, have awarded the event’s temporary power contract to Aggreko.

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Young man dies after disturbance in Greenock. Picture: John Devlin

23-year old dies after disturbance in Greenock

A YOUNG man has died following a disturbance outside a block of flats in Greenock.

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The Albus building forms part of the Clyde Gateway regeneration scheme. Picture: Contributed

Clyde Gateway’s Albus building lands new tenant

The Albus building at the centre of the larger regeneration project in Glasgow’s East End has got its second major tenant.

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Study finds feedback to GPs reduces harm caused by side effects of drugs. Picture: Contributed

GP feedback could reduce ‘high risk’ prescribing

Regular reviews of how doctors give out prescription drugs could significantly lower the risk of dangerous side effects, a major study of Scottish GP practices has found.

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Private Conor McPherson, who was aged 24 and from Paisley, enlisted into the Royal Regiment of Scotland in May 2014. Picture: Contributed

Tributes paid to Scots soldier who died in training exercise

Tributes have been paid to a soldier who died after being shot during a live-firing exercise on Monday night.

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Smoke billowing across Glasgow from the blaze in the Milton area of the city. Picture: John Devlin

Firefighters tackle blaze in derelict Glasgow school

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a derelict school in Glasgow.

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Palestinian refugees record thank you message to Celtic fans

Palestinian refugees record thank you message to Celtic fans

Palestinian refugees have recorded a thank you message to Celtic fans after they raised over £140,000 for Middle East charities.

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Is this one of the best hat-tricks of all time?

A Scottish junior footballer is being praised for scoring what is a contender for the “greatest hat-trick of all time”.

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Mearl C Waswick's B-17 "Flying Fortress" made an emergency landing at Strathaven in 1943. Picture: Donald MacLeod

US couple visit Scottish site of relative’s WWII bomber crash

An American couple have made the journey of a lifetime to the site where a relative survived an air crash in the Second World War.

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A view of Goatfell on Arran. Picture: TSPL

Concern for pensioner missing on Arran

Concern is growing for an elderly woman missing overnight on the Isle of Arran.

News

Sean Clerkin ‘suspended’ from Scottish Resistance group

A LEADING member of a prominent hardline Scottish independence group has been suspended by his fellow campaigners.

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