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Child hospitalised after being electrocuted near railway

A child has been rushed to hospital after being electrocuted near a railway in North Lanarkshire.

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Stills from a documentary on Hibs in 1999 show kit man Jim McCafferty laying out the shirts before a match.

Ex-Celtic kit man Jim McCafferty remanded in custody for own safety

A former Celtic Football Club youth coach and kitman charged with a child sex offence has been remanded in prison for his own safety.

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Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan have been filming Outlander in Scotland for more than three years.

Outlander helps double value of Scotland's film & TV productions

The value of film and television production to Scotland has almost doubled in the space of four years - to more than £50 million for the first time.
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Fans camped in Ibrox stadium (pictured). Photo: John Devlin

Rangers fans raise £52k for homeless projects after Ibrox sleep-out

Charitable Rangers fans have raised more than £52,000 following a sleep-out to try and combat homelessness.

Charities
HMS Forth outside the BAE shipyard in Govan. Two more offshore patrol vessels will be built at the same complex. Picture: Bob Shaw/BAE

Scots tech firms urged to join defence industry push

Ministers have launched a drive to encourage small hi-tech businesses to join larger firms in creating an innovative future for the UK defence industry.

Tech
A worker, reflected in a puddle, leaves the BAE Systems yard in Govan. Picture: PA

Clyde shipyard jobs secured as £287m Royal Navy deal confirmed

Hundreds of jobs have been safeguarded after the Ministry of Defence signed a £287 million contract for two more Royal Navy ships to be built on the Clyde.

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Face of Robert the Bruce reconstructed by scientists

He is Scotland’s most famous king, celebrated seven centuries after his death for leading an army to victory at Bannockburn and securing the independence of his realm.

People & Places 12
Tennent's said the visitor centre will be one of Scotland's 'premier tourist destinations'. Picture: Robert Perry

Tennent’s to pour £1m into new Wellpark visitor centre

Glasgow’s oldest continuous commercial concern is set to tap into the power of cutting-edge 3D technology to bring nearly 500 years of history to life.

Companies
From left: Nick Watson, John Boyle, Will Scarlett and Matthew Benson of Rettie & Co. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Bumper year for Rettie & Co’s development team

A string of contract wins has seen Scottish property specialist Rettie & Co’s development services arm report a record year of activity.

Companies
Emergency services were alerted early on Tuesday morning. Picture: John Devlin

Girl, 4, in hospital after falling into Ayrshire burn

A four-year-old girl has been taken to hospital after falling into a burn.

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The new housing project will help rejuvenate Dougrie Place in Glasgow's sprawling Castlemilk housing estate. Picture: Donald MacLeod

£14m housing project in Castlemilk on track for 2017 completion

A £14 million housing development in one of Glasgow’s poorest areas is on track for completion in 2017.

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Plans to shut half of the city's job centres will hit thousands of struggling Scots. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Shutting half of Glasgow’s job centres ‘will hit most deprived’

Plans to close half the job centres in Glasgow will “add misery” to the lives of tens of thousands of struggling Scots, the SNP’s Westminster leader Angus Robertson has said.

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Maven's Julie Glenny with, from left, Stuart Kerr, Neil Logan and Craig Donnelly of newly-launched Incremental. Picture: Mark Gibson

Tech services outfit launches with North-east takeover

A former Lockheed Martin executive has launched a new digital services business with the acquisition of an Aberdeenshire company.

Tech
Cities such as Glasgow must improve their connectivity if they are to become true digital hubs. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Jean-Donan Olliero: How to make Scotland’s cities smart

The cities of the future will rely on advanced connectivity, but there remains much work to be done in Scotland, writes Jean-Donan Olliero

Tech
Derek Louititt received 40 blood and 30 platelet donations after developing leukaemia. Picture: SNS Group

Paramedic makes plea for others to give blood and save lives

A paramedic whose life has been saved by at least 70 people after developing leukaemia has urged others to give blood and save more lives.

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Cast members of Aladdin being performed at the Panoptican theatre. Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Glasgow Panopticon prepares for first panto in 78 years

GLASGOW’S historic Panopticon music hall is gearing up for a new production of Aladdin - the first panto since the building closed almost 80 years ago.

Theatre
The Doosan Babcock Engineering facility in Renfrew which will now close. Picture: TSPL

Doosan Babcock to close Renfrew plant with 470 jobs at risk

Engineering group Doosan Babcock is to cut almost 500 jobs across its UK sites.

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Kenny Miller joins children at their Christmas Party. Picture: Contributed

Kenny Miller celebrates Christmas with Scots sick kids

RANGERS star Kenny Miller has helped put smiles on the faces of terminally ill children.

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A 1955 view across Govan, taken from the Meadowside Granary in Partick. The Harland & Wolff shipyard on the left closed in 1963. The Fairfield yard on the right is now owned by BAE Systems and is still in operation. All pictures: CSG CIC Glasgow Museums & Libraries

Exhibition captures the changing face of the River Clyde

It’s the river that powered Glasgow’s transformation from a small university town to an industrial powerhouse in the 19th century.

People & Places
'Odd Bods', c1960s by Gordon F Huntly. Picture: Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections

Glasgow School of Art unveils historic Xmas cards exhibition

A collection of historic Christmas cards from the archives and collections of the Glasgow School of Art has been put on display.

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