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Glasgow Primark selling baseball caps emblazoned with the word ‘hun’

A branch of Primark in Glasgow is attracting attention on social media - because of a three-letter word on hats for sale in the store.

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Nicola Sturgeon signalled the Scottish Government may act over short-term holiday lets

Leader comment: Holiday lets shouldn’t be hell for neighbours

The boom in short-term holiday lets in Scotland has had a significant impact on the economy.

Opinion 1
Sheltered housing residents in Glasgow could face changes to alarm system.

‘Press button if still alive’ plan for OAPs is ‘dangerous’

Pensioners living in sheltered housing will have to ‘press a button’ every day to let carers know they are still alive.

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Glasgow Airport has launched a 13-week public
consultation seeking feedback on proposals to modernise the airspace currently used by
aircraft to fly to and from the airport.

Flight paths ‘not fit for purpose’ says Glasgow Airport chief

Airport chiefs say flight paths are not fit for purpose as they launched a consultation on proposals to modernise the airspace.

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Picture: John Devlin

Man, 48, arrested over cash machine explosion

A man has been arrested following an explosion at a cash machine, police say.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Vapiano in Edinburgh offers pizzas, pastas, antipasti and salads ordered directly from chefs at an open kitchen.

Restaurant chain Vapiano targets expansion in Scotland

A European chain of casual dining Italian restaurants set to open its second Scottish branch this month is considering further sites north of the Border.

Media & Leisure
Lorrain Robertson points to a trend for the private and public sectors to look at reconfiguring facilities rather than commissioning new developments. Photograph: Jon Savage

The Big Interview: HLM Architects Scotland head Lorraine Robertson

Its projects north of the border span a host of sectors, from hospitals to universities and sustainable office developments.

Companies
Police are appealing for information

Suspected thief injured in cash machine explosion

A suspected thief is in a critical condition after an explosion at a cash machine.

News
Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh and Glasgow airports recorded busiest ever year in 2017

Edinburgh and Glasgow airports have recorded their busiest year, according to the latest passenger figures.

News
NEC see significant technological advantages.

Software firm serving public sector bodies sold for £475m

A UK IT firm with an office in Glasgow and clients including the Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament and Police Scotland has been snapped up by Japanese tech giant NEC in a £475 million deal.

Tech
James O'Connor was last seen in October last year.

Body recovered from River Kelvin confirmed as missing Kirkintilloch man

The body of a man recovered from the River Kelvin has been confirmed as missing man James O’Connor.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
The attack happened at the Forge Shopping Centre in Glasgow. Picture: Stephen Sweeney\Geograph

Security guard injured in machete attack during ATM robbery

Thieves have attacked a security guard with a machete and made off with at least £10,000 as it was loaded into an ATM machine.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Glasgow Subway trains will be the first in the UK to run with no staff at all (Picture: John Devlin)

Leader comment: Rise of robots could spark Luddite unrest

The decision to run trains on the Glasgow Subway without the presence of any staff – as revealed by The Scotsman today – is a landmark moment in a technological revolution that will have profound implications for the way we live.

Opinion 10
Scotland is set for high winds. Picture: PA

Scotland’s weather: More high winds as Storm Eleanor hits

Scots are being warned to brace themselves as Storm Eleanor sweeps in, battering parts of the country with strong winds and heavy rain.

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Donald Shaw in a promotional photograph for a Fringe performance last August

Celtic Connections fears Brexit will cut global ties

Organisers of the annual Celtic Connections music festival have warned that the event may have to become less international in future due to the impact of Brexit.

Music 10
Hampden was described as a 'run-down sporting slum' and 'quite inadequate' in 1980

Hampden ‘almost consigned to history’ by Thatcher government

With Scottish football fans debating what should become of their unloved national stadium, declassified government papers have revealed the inside story of how UK ministers nearly consigned Hampden Park to history – before U-turning a decade later.

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Picture: Finlay McWalter\Flickr\TSPL

Glasgow and Edinburgh will merge to form supercity ‘within decades’

Edinburgh and Glasgow will eventually merge together to form one mega-city, a leading academic has claimed.

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Could Princes Street one day become the other end of Sauchiehall Street?

Leader comment: Central belt megacity

Imagine a time when the capital of Scotland stretches from west to east across the central belt. Where Falkirk and Livingston are no longer towns but suburbs of the Glasburgh metropolis, a city of more than two million people which has swallowed up everything before it.

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Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Picture: Emma Mitchell

Scottish hospital mix up sees wrong man collected for cremation

A health board and leading funeral company have apologised after a dead man was almost cremated by the wrong family.

News
The mix-up happened at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. Picture: John Devlin

Hospital mix-up sees funeral directors collect wrong man for cremation

A health board and leading funeral company have apologised after a dead man was almost cremated by the wrong family.

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