Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Man’s death in Glasgow flat treated as suspicious

The death of a man found in a flat in Glasgow is being treated as suspicious.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
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Edinburgh and Glasgow house prices set to soar

House prices in Edinburgh and Glasgow are set to grow by 22 per cent and 17 per cent respectively over the next five years to 2022, according to new research from a leading property consultancy.

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A standard class carriage in ScotRail's new Class 385 electric trains. Picture: ScotRail

Alastair Dalton: Delayed new trains spell more pain before gain

New trains never work “out of the box”.

Opinion 2

Queen’s Park survival key to Hampden’s potential sale to SFA

Queen’s Park’s members are taking a pragmatic approach to talks between the club and the Scottish FA about selling Hampden but the overriding concern for supporters is that the League One side are allowed to continue to play at the national stadium.

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Hackathons bring experts together to work intensively on new ideas

Scotland’s first Homeless Hackathon to offer digital solutions

It’s a modern concept to tackle an age-old problem. Digital experts, IT professionals and third sector workers are to gather in Glasgow to take part in what is billed as Scotland’s first ever ‘homeless hackathon’.

Tech
Glasgow council leader Susan Aitken, who led the SNP to its first local authority election victory in the city last year. Picture: John Devlin

SNP to extend free school meals in Glasgow

Free meals will be provided for pupils who need them throughout school holidays as part of a plan by Scotland’s largest council to boost attainment.

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The collision has closed a lane of the M8, Picture: Traffic Scotland

Delays on M8 after crash and broken down vehicle

DRIVERS are facing delays this afternnon after a crash on the M8.

News
Openreach engineers install fibre cabling near Edinburgh. Picture: Openreach

Broadband firms rapped and fined for worsening roadworks

Broadband firm Openreach was today fined the maximum £50,000 by the Scottish Road Works Commissioner for botched roadworks in its third penalty in six years.
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Scottish Wedding Show returns to Glasgow

To mark the start of the Year of the Young Person and celebrate the return of The Scottish Wedding Show’, a ‘mini’ bride and groom walked hand-in-hand into Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow.

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Runaway cow creates a keeper crisis at Queen of the South

Queen of the South could be without a back-up goalkeeper for Saturday’s clash with Dunfermline after Sam Henderson was hit by a runaway cow.

Queen of the South
Police at the scene. Picture: John Devlin

Football manager injured after shooting in Cambuslang

The manager of a junior football team who was shot in an ambush outside his home is being treated for his injuries in hospital.

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Frankie Boyle at The Stand Comedy Club in Glasgow during his stand up routine during the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Picture: Robert Perry

Frankie Boyle announces a dozen summer shows in Glasgow

Frankie Boyle has announced a string of shows at one of Glasgow’s most legendary and intimate venues.

Lifestyle

Scottish FA approach Queen’s Park in shock bid to buy Hampden

The Scottish Football Association is in talks with Queen’s Park about the possibility of buying Hampden Park from the League 1 club.

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Creative Scotland chief executive Janet Archer will give evidence to MSPs on Thursday.

MSPs told Creative Scotland is creating 'anxiety and distress'

MSPs have been told that Creative Scotland has created “instability, anxiety and distress” over the way it funds arts organisations, venues and events.
Lifestyle 2
The first Glasgow council budget to be set by a non-Labour administration in four decades will be debated at the City Chambers today. Picture: John Devlin

SNP plans council shake-up in Glasgow ahead of first budget

Scotland’s biggest arms-length management organisation could be scrapped and most of its services brought back in-house under budget plans to be debated by Glasgow City Council today.

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Grangemouth is Scotland's largest container terminal and one of its busiest commercial ports. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

Brexit poses ‘significant’ questions for Scotland’s ports

Brexit raises “significant” questions for Scotland’s maritime economy and the future of its ports, industry figures have warned.

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Stretchable health sensor could improve monitoring of chronic conditions

Stretchable health sensor to improve monitoring of chronic conditions

A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick blood tests.

Tech
Wes Anderson's new film Isle of Dogs is due to premiere in the UK during the festival. Picture: PA

Excitement as Glasgow Film Festival begins

The Glasgow Film Festival gets under way later, bringing audiences more than 180 movies from around the world during its 12-day run.

Film

Evangelist American pastor Billy Graham dies aged 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counsellor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died.

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ScotRail passengers hit by major signalling disruption

Thousands of ScotRail passengers suffered major disruption today after more than 100 trains were cancelled because of four faults across the Central Belt.

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