Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Leader comment: Good luck Paisley

The news that Paolo Nutini is to mentor the future generation of musical talent is a welcome boost for Paisley as it bids to become the next UK City of Culture.

Paolo Nutini will be teaching songwriting at the University of the West of Scotland.

Singing star Paolo Nutini to become a university tutor

Scottish singing star Paolo Nutini is to set to become a university tutor - to help rear a new generation of musical talent.

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Scotland’s weather: When will Storm Ophelia hit your region?

Storm Ophelia is heading towards Scotland as Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland brace for the tempest to make landfall.

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Edinburghs hospitality sector has been boosted by the success of its festivals. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Edinburgh is Scotland’s economic powerhouse, research shows

Edinburgh’s position as Scotland’s economic powerhouse has been unveiled by new research which shows business activity in the heart of the capital tops other parts of the country.

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Scotland’s weather: Hurricane Ophelia brings gales and rain

Hurricane Ophelia is set to batter the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph, posing a danger to life and threatening travel chaos.

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Noisy and polluting motor boats and jet skis have caused conflict on Loch Lomond. Picture: Colin Hattersley

Electric boat group in shock bid to ban motor vessels on Loch Lomond

Motor boats should be banned from Scotland’s largest loch to cut water pollution and noise, campaigners have urged.

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A 64-year-old was killed in the fire

Woman killed in Glasgow house fire

A woman has died after a fire broke out in her house in Glasgow


Scotland’s weather: Hurricane Ophelia approaches with 80mph winds

Hurricane Ophelia is approaching the UK, with forecasters warning of heavy rain and gusts of up to 80mph – though some areas will enjoy a balmy 25C (77F).

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The alleged attack took place near St Louise Primary School. Picture: Google

Woman, 22, sexually assaulted near East Kilbride school

Police have closed a stretch of road near an East Kilbride school following a report that a woman was sexually assaulted.

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Inaya was taken to the citys Royal Hospital for Children and died there on 20 April. Picture: John Devlin

Mother accused of murder said she put baby ‘to sleep forever’

A woman told a court yesterday that the mother of a murdered baby came downstairs holding the child and said: “I’ve put her to sleep forever.”

BBC Scotland headquarters at Pacific Quay in Glasgow. The broadcaster described the new regulatory conditions as 'tough and challenging'. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

BBC told to meet minimum quota for original and Scottish content

The BBC has been ordered to meet a minimum quota of the amount of network productions it makes in Scotland, with the corporation facing new rules which will compel it to spend the same amount on programmes per head across the UK’s devolved nations.

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New Douglas Park in Hamilton. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell

Hamilton Academical target of ‘elaborate financial fraud’

Hamilton Academical has claimed the football club was the target of an ‘elaborate’ financial fraud which has resulted in it losing ‘a substantial sum of monies’.

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Barlia football pitch in Glasgow's Castlemilk, where a boy was chased by a man dressed in a smiliar manner to a clown. Picture: Google Map/TSPL

Glasgow boy, 12, chased by man dressed as clown

A boy in Glasgow was chased by a man dressed like a clown, police have said.

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Police seized thousands of pounds worth of drugs.

Drugs worth £365k seized in Glasgow raids

Police have seized hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of drugs following a police operation in Glasgow.

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A digital app developed in Scotland would offer immediate assistance to those who find themselves homeless. Picture: John Devlin

New app offers instant help to Scots facing homelessness

A digital app developed in Scotland aims to ­provide immediate help for ­people in crisis and facing homelessness.

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The incident happened at Queen Street station. Picture; John Devlin

Woman taken to hospital after roof collapse at Glasgow station

A woman in her sixties was taken to hospital yesterday after being injured when a ceiling panel came down at Queen Street station.

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A digital app developed in Scotland aims to provide immediate help for people in crisis and facing homelessness. Picture: John Devlin

Mobile app offers instant help to Scots facing homelessness

A digital app developed in Scotland aims to ­provide immediate help for ­people in crisis and facing homelessness.

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The properties are in the Glasgow Harbour housing development in Partick. Picture: Donald Macleod

Fire brigade checking Glasgow flats ‘regularly’ over cladding fears

Firefighters are carrying out “regular site visits” to blocks of flats in the west end of Glasgow over fears about material used on the buildings.

Anas Sarwar campaigns during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum. Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Anas Sarwar: Scotland can’t afford another lost decade

Scottish Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar responds to criticism earlier this week from Scotsman columnist Darren McGarvey

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John Hatton has been sentenced after invading the pitch. Picture; Getty

Celtic pitch invader sentenced after ‘Mbappe kick’

A pitch invader who ran on during Celtic’s Champions League game against PSG has been sentenced.

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