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Glasgow & Strathclyde

Eight arrests made after Old Firm clash

Eight people have been arrested following the Old Firm clash on Saturday.

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Commuter disruption after lorry overturns on M8

Commuter disruption after lorry overturns on M8

Commuters returning home are facing severe disruption after an overturned lorry forced the closure of a section of the M8.

News
Scots-born surgeon Ian Patersons operations saw hundreds of patients recalled and dozens receiving payouts from the NHS. Picture: SWNS

Scots surgeon guilty of performing needless breast operations

A Scottish-born breast surgeon has been convicted of carrying out a series of “completely unnecessary” operations.

UK
Police outside the home of missing woman Margaret Fleming in Inverkip. Picture: John Devlin

Case of missing Margaret Fleming may turn ‘more sinister’

The disappearance of a vulnerable woman last seen in public more than 17 years ago may be down to something “more sinister” than originally thought, police have said.

News
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte arrives at the High Court in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Concerns raised over Rangers takeover funding, court hears

Former Rangers director Dave King warned that concerns about the sources of funds available to Craig Whyte in the club takeover may lead to “formal investigation” by police, a court has heard.

News
An accident has injured four in Clydebank. Stock image

Four injured after van crashes into bus stop in Clydebank

A 15-year-old boy was among four people injured when a van ploughed into a bus stop in Clydebank during this morning’s rush hour.

News
Insomnia X Resonate is billed as Scotland's biggest ever gaming event. Picture: Contributed

Scotland’s ‘biggest ever’ gaming festival heading to Glasgow

Up to 10,000 visitors are expected to attend what is being billed as Scotland’s “biggest ever” gaming festival when it opens at the SEC in Glasgow later this year.

Tech
Nicola Sturgeon visits Clyde Space, Scotlands first micro satellite company. Glasgow is the hub of the country's growing space sector. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Scotland’s space sector lifts off thanks to funding boost

Scotland’s space industry has received a boost after a research centre in Glasgow secured a major funding deal that will prolong its work by three years.

Tech 1
Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a general election campaign event at the Shine Centre in Leeds. Picture; PA

Conservatives to take 7 seats from SNP predicts new poll

The Conservatives are on course to pick up seven seats in Scotland in the General Election, according to a new poll.

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Skyscanner chief Gareth Williams won the ScotlandIS award for 'outstanding personal achievement'. Picture: Esme Allen

Skyscanner chief honoured at digital technology awards

Gareth Williams, the chief executive of travel search engine Skyscanner, last night picked an accolade for “outstanding personal achievement” at an awards ceremony in Glasgow for Scotland’s digital technologies industry.

Tech
Police question a man outside the court, where Craig Whyte had arrived minutes before. Picture: SWNS

Drama outside court as trial of ex-Rangers owner is delayed

Police questioned a man outside the High Court in Glasgow yesterday as former Rangers Football Club owner Craig Whyte entered the building.

Rangers
Perceptive Communicators has secured three new clients. Picture: Contributed

Comms agency Perceptive lands trio of fresh clients

Public relations consultancy Perceptive Communicators, which recently marked its tenth anniversary, has added three new clients to its books.

Media & Leisure
Ford Kiernan. Picture: John Devlin

Still Game’s Ford Kiernan fined for Glasgow bar outburst

STILL Game star Ford Kiernan has been fined £800 for shouting and swearing at a female member of staff at a Glasgow city centre bar.

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Weir cheered a boost in North American activity, but said pricing levels 'remain depressed'. Picture: David McNew/Getty Images

Engineer Weir buoyed by jump in oil and gas orders

Glasgow-based engineer Weir Group today signalled an upturn in its key markets as it announced a 50 per cent jump in orders from the oil and gas industry.

Companies
Aggreko warned on profits last month due to contract woes in Argentina. Picture: John Devlin

Aggreko hails sales rise but profits still set to fall

Temporary power provider Aggreko today said its annual profits remained on course to come in lower than last year, despite unveiling a rise in first-quarter revenues.

Companies 1
James McCune Smith became the first African American to receive a doctorate. Picture: University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow honours life of James McCune Smith

He was born a slave but would go on to become the first African American to receive a doctorate after being thrown an academic lifeline by a Scottish university.

Education 2
Blair McDougall, the former director of Better Together, is bidding to become a Labour MP. Picture Jane Barlow/TSPL

Better Together chief Blair McDougall to stand for election

The former campaign director of Better Together is to stand as a Labour candidate in the forthcoming General Election, the party has confirmed.

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Former Rangers owner Sir David Murray arrives Glasgow High Court. Picture: SWNS

David Murray unaware Ticketus cash funded Craig Whyte Rangers bid

Sir David Murray has told a court he would “categorically” not have done a deal with Craig Whyte to buy Rangers if he thought the money to clear the club’s debts was coming from future season-ticket sales.

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Franz Ferdinand's selt-titled debut album sold more than two million copies. Picture: Toby Williams/TSPL

Star of Franz Ferdinand song Jacqueline stands for the SNP

It’s the opening track on one of the best-selling debut albums ever released by a Scottish band.

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The antics of Jack and Victor have generated a tourism spin-off for Scotland.

VisitScotland reveals tourism spin-off from Still Game

Smash hit comedy Still Game is helping to fuel a booming Scottish tourism spin-off from films and TV shows.

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