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Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow Art School Fire: What we know so far

Much of Scotland woke up on Saturday morning to the news that, yet again, the cultural and architectural icon that is the Glasgow School of Art building had been devastated by fire.

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After another devastating fire, there is debate as to whether Glasgow's School of Art building will be rebuilt or demolished (Photo: Shutterstock)

Can Charles Rennie Mackintosh's iconic Glasgow School of Art be saved?

After undergoing a painstaking rebuild for the last four years, Glasgow’s School of Art has been left in ruin following a second devastating fire.

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Inchmurrin Island on Loch Lomond is home to the Scottish Outdoor Club. PIC: Creative Commons.

Nudist island on Loch Lomond to open to public

A nudist club based on a Loch Lomond island is to welcome visitors for the first time.

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The fire in Sauchiehall Street. Picture: John Devlin

Which roads remain closed following the Glasgow Art School fire?

Glasgow is still reeling from yet another potentially devastating fire at the iconic Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art in the city’s Sauchiehall Street.

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Ciaran Williamson died when a headstone fell on him in 2015. Picture: Contributed

Family of boy crushed by gravestone win compensation payout

The family of a boy who died after he was crushed by a gravestone have won a six figure compensation payout from the city council.

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The Tradeston Bridge. Picture: Wikimedia Commons

Glasgow City Council sell land in Tradeston for major regeneration project

A waterfront regeneration project is being planned in Glasgow after the city’s council agreed to sell three plots of land to developers.

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CYBG, which owns Clydesdale Bank, is to takeover Virgin Money

Clydesdale Bank owner seals takeover of Virgin Money

CYBG has reached a takeover deal with Virgin Money that values the bank at £1.7 billion but is likely to lead to more than 1,500 job losses.

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Fire fighters continue to dampen down following the fire at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA), left, and the O2 ABC Glasgow, right, in Glasgow. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Glasgow School of Art bosses ‘hopeful’ of positive future for gutted Mackintosh building

Glasgow School of Art (GSA) bosses say they “remain hopeful” of a positive outcome for the Mackintosh Building, after it was engulfed in flames

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The second fire in four years has caused extensive damage to the Glasgow School of Art. Picture: John Devlin

Mackintosh building repairs would cost at least £100M say experts

Experts have estimated that the cost of rebuilding the gutted Mackintosh Building would be at least £100 million, if anything can be salvaged at all

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Glasgow School of Art fire:‘It’s hard to find words…it was nearly reopened’

There is uncertainty over the future of Glasgow School of Art’s iconic Mackintosh Building after a second fire in four years caused “extensive” damage

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Road users' anger has led to a review of the penalties for botched repair work and unnecessary delays. Picture: John Devlin

Offenders face twice the fine for roadwork chaos

Fines for firms that cause misery on the roads by bungling roadworks would double to a maximum £100,000 under a new law.

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The Mackintosh Building at Glasgow School of Art, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.  Picture Robert Perry.

Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art is seen as his masterpiece

The Glasgow School of Art is now regarded as Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s architectural masterpiece and one of the finest buildings in the UK, but it was far from universally loved when it was first built

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The police are asking for those with information to come forward

Man dies and woman critically injured after road crash near Loch Lomond

A man has died and a woman has been left fighting for her life after a crash with a bus near Loch Lomond

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Glasgow School of Art fire. Picture: John Devlin

Glasgow School of Art fire update: Nicola Sturgeon visits the scene

The First Minister has visited Glasgow and spoken at the scene of the devastating fire, which burned throughout the night

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Glasgow School of Art fire: Bands cancel gigs at O2 ABC after ‘horrific’ blaze

Bands scheduled to play at the O2 ABC in Glasgow have cancelled gigs after the School of Art fire engulfed the beloved music venue.

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Glasgow School of Art fire LIVE: Firefighters still battling flames

Glasgow’s School of Art has been nearly destroyed by another giant inferno, four years after part of the building was destroyed by fire.

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Glasgow School of Art engulfed in flames for a second time

Glasgow School of Art has gone up in flames for the second time in four years, last night.

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In pictures: Glasgow School of Art fire

An “extensive” fire at the Mackintosh Building has affected all floors of the famed Glasgow School of Art property including multi-million pound restoration work.

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The popularity of Highland routes with cyclists has been boosted by tourism accolades, TV documentaries and links to the Harry Potter films.

Cycle coaches to be hitched to trains to ease bike crush

Britain’s first rail carriages reserved for bikes and outdoor equipment are to run on one of Scotland’s busiest tourist lines from next summer, The Scotsman has learned.

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Police rushed to the scene.

Two rushed to hospital after crash near Loch Lomond

Two people have been seriously injured in a crash involving a car and a coach near Loch Lomond.

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