Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Actor sentenced for impersonating a police officer

An actor obsessed with pretending to be a police officer is to be sentenced today for using a car he had kitted out for a role in River City to pose as a cop during a traffic jam on country road.

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An extended delay to MV Clansman's repairs has triggered CalMac's vessel shortage. Picture: CalMac

Widespread CalMac disruption to last till end of May

Significant disruption for CalMac passengers will continue until the end of next month after late-running repairs to a ferry forced other vessels to be switched between routes.
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Original colour scheme of Antonine Wall revealed

Cutting-edge research carried out on remnants of the Antonine Wall have revealed that parts of the Roman Empire’s most northerly frontier were originally painted in bright reds and vibrant yellows.

Lifestyle 1
The child was stuck in the elevator at the Glasgow Science Centre

Boy trapped in escalator on school trip after shoe ‘gets stuck’

An investigation has been launched after a five-year-old-boy got trapped in an escalator on a school trip.

Scottish News has folded before an issue could be produced

‘Scottish News’ media company folds before first issue

A media start-up which claimed it would hire up to 300 journalists has folded without printing a single newspaper or broadcasting any material.

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Story of ancient Dalriada kingdom to be told at Crinan Canal

The story of “Britain’s most beautiful shortcut” and the ancient coastal kingdom of Dalriada is set to be brought to life thanks to a £1.5 million project to create a new heritage and community hub at the gateway to the historic Crinan Canal in Ardrishaig.

Lifestyle 4
MSPs have backed a call to change the law.

MSPs back safe room for addicts in Glasgow to take drugs

MSPs last night voted to call on the UK government to allow a safe room to be created where addicts can take drugs.

Politics 20
The Cellar Tunnel at Craignethan Castle was shut around midday on Thursday after staff discovered the unexpected guest. Picture: HES

Scottish castle reopens after ‘very angry badger’ leaves

Part of a castle which was closed due to the presence of a “very angry badger” has reopened.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Scotland's population continues to grow. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scotland’s population rises for the eighth year running

Scotland’s population has risen for the eighth year running with migration driving the increase, latest figures show.

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The scene in Alexander Place, Kirkintilloch, where a 32 year old woman has been found dead. Picture: Conor Riordan/PA Wire

Murder probe after woman found stabbed in Kirkintilloch

Police are treating the death of a woman found in the back garden of a house in East Dunbartonshire as murder.

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Calls for new railway station at Parkhead

An SNP MSP is asking the Scottish Government to consider construction of a new railway station at Parkhead Forge, which would become part of the Airdrie line.

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The president denies having any relationship with Stormy Daniels. Picture: AFP

Donald Trump retweets convicted Scottish forger in Stormy Daniels row

Donald Trump has retweeted a woman from Lanark convicted of forgery, in the latest example of the president’s unpredictable social media behaviour.

Politics 21

Scotland’s weather: Country braced for hottest day of the year so far

The mercury is set to rise across the country today, with experts stating that today could be the hottest April day in decades.

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Holyrood urged to back safe injecting rooms for drug users in Glasgow. Picture: JP

Holyrood urged to back safe drug injection room in Glasgow

Public health minister Aileen Campbell is set to call on the Scottish Parliament to back a safe injecting room for drug users.

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Picture: John Devlin

Artists carve out new name for themselves with sculpture adoption scheme

Like in the Swedish furniture store, customers browse through a catalogue while getting a feel for items and seeing how they may look outside the showroom.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
The High Court in Glasgow.

Former TA soldier found guilty of raping two women

A disgraced former Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army was yesterday convicted of raping two women he met on a dating site.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
The victim has been named locally as Kenny Reilly.

Man dies after being shot in the head in Glasgow

A man has died after being shot in the head in Glasgow.

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Police are appealing for information.

Police find body in search for missing man William Higgins

A body has been discovered in woodland in the search for a missing man from South Lanarkshire.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Concern is growing for the missing youngster

13-year-old reported missing in Glasgow found safe and well

A vulnerable 13-year-old who went missing in Glasgow has been found safe and well.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
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