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Glasgow & Strathclyde

Iomart eyes profit rise amid ‘strong’ cloud demand

Web hosting and cloud computing specialist Iomart today said it was on track to grow its half-year profits amid “strong demand” for its services.

Tech
Arnold Clark saw used car sales motor ahead by almost 11%. Picture: Contributed

Arnold Clark drives up turnover to record levels

Car dealership giant Arnold Clark Automobiles has reported record turnover for last year amid “exceptional” acceleration in the sale of used vehicles.

Retail
The aftermath of the Scottish Cup final was marred by a pitch invasion. Picture: Craig Williamson/SNS

Rangers “shocked” after Hibs escape cup final punishment

Rangers have hit out at the Scottish Football Association after both themselves and Hibernian escaped punishment over the William Hill Scottish Cup final pitch invasion.

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Glasgow East MP Natalie McGarry
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Crown office receives police report on Natalie McGarry inquiry

Prosecutors have received a report from police into fraud allegations involving MP Natalie McGarry.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Hibernian V Rangers, Scottish Cup Final, Hampden Park

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Government warns of action on football disorder

The Scottish Government has warned it could attempt to force football authorities to deal with crowd trouble following the failure of disciplinary action over the Scottish Cup final.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Police were called to Dermontside Close. Picture: Google

Man seriously injured in Glasgow stabbing

A man has been left seriously injured after being stabbed in Glasgow.

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Dolls were seen hanging from the roof of the stand.

Two more arrested over hanging effigies at Old Firm game

Two more men have been arrested over effigies that were hung from the stands during the last Celtic-Rangers game.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
David Kirkpatrick. Picture: submitted

The WW2 ‘mad’ Scots piper who remains a hero in Italy

A BAGPIPING war hero has become a celebrity in the Italian town he helped liberate during the Second World War - despite dying in obscurity in his native Scotland earlier this year.

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Hospital ambassador Jenny Cook with Craig Russell, lead for paediatric plastic surgery. Picture: Martin Shields/Contributed

£150k donation funds Glasgow children’s hospital microscope

SUPERSTORE Morrisons awards £150,000 to fund a state-of-the-art surgical microscope - the first of its kind in a children’s hospital in Scotland - thanks to a 13-year-old girl.

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The last BHS stores closed their doors for the final time last month. Picture: Greg Macvean

BHS launches online following high street closures

BHS has relaunched online – backed by a call centre team in Glasgow – a month after the last of its high street shops shut down.

Retail
The planned development on Sauchiehall Street. Picture: submitted

Student accommodation next to Mackintosh building opposed

Plans for residence accommodation next to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art have been criticised.

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Still Game Live will return to the SSE Hydro next year. Picture: contributed

New Still Game live show for SSE Hydro

A new Still Game live show is to be staged at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro next year, it was announced today.

TV & Radio
MacRoberts, headed by John Macmillan, declined to comment on a possible tie-up with Morton Fraser. Picture: Contributed

MacRoberts and Morton Fraser ‘in merger talks’

Two Scottish law firms are believed to be in merger talks for a potential combination that would be the sixth-largest by revenue in Scotland.

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Hampden Park in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Hampden Snore to make a big noise for homelessness

EARLIER this summer, Glasgow hosted the Homeless World Cup - now the city is hosting the Hampden Snore to raise awareness of homelessness.

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A cyclist tries out a new cycle path in George Street, Edinburgh. Picture: Toby Williams/JP Resell

Which Scottish city will be the most cycle-friendly by 2020?

With the latest figures showing cycling rates have fallen, there is a growing demand for Scotland’s cities to make themselves more bike-friendly.

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Celtic fans to raise funds for food bank at Parkhead prior to Inverness match. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic fans to hold food bank collection at Inverness clash

THE supporters’ organisation The Green Brigade will be holding their annual Food Bank drive prior to the match against Inverness Caledonian Thistle on 5 November.

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Workers at Colvilles Strip Mill in Ravenscraig. The plant employed 12,000 workers at its peak but closed in 1991- three years after British Steel was privatised. PIC TSPL.

Steel industry in Scotland - a short history

Dalzell in Motherwell fired Scotland’s reputation as one of the world’s greatest steel producing nations after it opened in 1872.

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New housing in Easterhouse. The district in the east end of Glasgow has been substantially rebuilt in the past 15 years. Picture: Contributed.

Easterhouse the latest Glasgow district to be transformed

It was built with high hopes of providing a better life for Glasgow residents living in pre-war slums, but became more notorious for social problems than the tenements it replaced.

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Police are appealing for information. Picture; contributed

Police appeal for information after Glasgow assault

Police Scotland have released an image of a man officers believe may be able to assist them with their enquiries following a serious assault in Glasgow City Centre on Saturday August 5 2016.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Researchers Dr Aidan Rose and Dr Gareth Inman. Picture: Contributed

Scots medical researchers make skin cancer ‘breakthrough’

The rise in skin cancer diagnoses in Scotland over the past 20 years has led researchers to uncover a common underlying cause in one of the most widespread forms of the disease.

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