Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Subway passenger pushed onto tracks by suspected football fan

A Subway passenger was pushed onto the tracks then assaulted after he managed to pull himself back on to the platform.

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Nicola Sturgeon announces £65m manufacturing centre for Renfrewshire

A £65 million international centre of manufacturing expertise is to be built near Glasgow Airport, the First Minister has announced.

Transport 29
Police are appealing for information.

24-year-old stabbed in Glasgow street fight

A man has been stabbed following a fight in the east end of Glasgow.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
A view from a room at Lodge on the Loch hotel, Loch Lomond. Picture: submitted

Travel review: The Lodge on Loch Lomond

When it comes to recharging the batteries there are few places more suited to the job than Loch Lomond.
Travel
T2, the criticially acclaimed sequel to Trainspotting, was among the biggest film productions in Scotland in recent years. Picture: Contributed

Screen unit aims to double the value of film production in Scotland

An ambitious plan to kick-start a revival in film and TV production in Scotland aims to double the value of the sector in five years.

TV & Radio 1
A drone came within 15m of a plane at Glasgow Airport. Stock image

Drone came within 15 metres of ‘colliding’ with plane at Glasgow Airport

A pilot came within 15 metres of colliding with a drone as it took off from Glasgow airport, according to an inquiry report.

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Abronhill High School building: the school featured in Gregory's Girl. Picture: Michael Gillen

Insight: The cut backs Scottish councils have been forced to make

Scott Macnab investigates the sacrifices six local authorities have been forced to make, and the key services they fear will be lost, as they bear the brunt of cost-cutting

Politics 20
Brian Ferguson: Paisley should show what it would have done with culture title

Brian Ferguson: Paisley should show what it would have done with culture title

It must have been a sobering thought for many of those involved that last month saw the 10th anniversary of the clinching of the Commonwealth Games for Glasgow.

Opinion
Billy Irving from Connel, Argyll, one of the so-called Chennai Six, arrives at Glasgow Airport, Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Scots soldier jailed in India feels ‘betrayed’ by UK government

A former Scottish soldier who spent four years in an Indian prison has said he feels “betrayed” by the UK government.

News 38
Trains are delayed after damage to overhead wires in Dumbarton

Trains to and from Edinburgh and Glasgow disrupted after wire damage

Trains between Edinburgh and Helensburgh have been cancelled after damage was caused to overhead wires.

Transport 2
Two men were arrested after police sezied drugs from a car

£125k of cocaine sezied after police stop car on motorway

Police have confiscated drugs worth £125,000 after stopping a car on a motorway.

News
Street Pastors Stuart Crawford in Glasgow � Martin Hunter

Meet the Glasgow Street Pastors keeping people safe

It is 2:10am on a cold Saturday morning in December in the centre of Glasgow, and a young man clearly in need of help is leaning against the shop front of a branch of Waterstones.

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Two Class 380 trains will launch electric services on the Edinburgh-Glasgow main line. Picture: Toby Williams

First electric trains to run on Edinburgh-Glasgow main line on Sunday

Passengers will travel in the first electric trains on the Edinburgh-Glasgow main line from Sunday, ScotRail confirmed today.

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The Drumchapel estate, with the edge of Bearsden looking down from the trees above. Life expectancy between the two is markedly different. Picture: Robert Perry

Poorest men in Scotland die 10 years before richest, report finds

Men living in Scotland’s poorest areas can expect to die 10 years before those living in more well-off places, official statistics have confirmed.

Politics 140
The dubious honour of holding the slowest broadband title goes to a street in Suffolk. Picture: contributed

Street in North Lanarkshire is home to Britain’s fastest broadband speeds

A street in North Lanarkshire has the fastest broadband in the UK, an analysis of internet speeds has revealed.

Tech 2
The youth player collapsed on the pitch during a showcase final at Murrayfield. Picture:  Vclaw\Wikimedia

Vigil held after Stewart’s Melville student collapses during rugby match final

The family of a young rugby star were holding a vigil at his hospital bedside last night after he collapsed on the pitch during a showcase final at Murrayfield.

Glasgow & Strathclyde
Storm Carolines progress shown from space

Images captured by the University of Dundee Satellite Receiving Station over the last 72 hours show the progress of Storm Caroline as it passes over the British Isles. Picture: Dundee University

Scotland braced for a big freeze after Storm Caroline’s 93mph gusts

TEMPERATURES plunging as low as -8C by Sunday will mark another dramatic change in Scotland’s weather after Storm Caroline battered the north with gusts reaching 93mph.

News 3
A new school provides an opportunity to switch the school run from driving to walking. Picture: Robert Perry

Alastair Dalton: Park-and-stride could fix school-run congestion

Will a golden opportunity to curb the school run be taken, asks Alastair Dalton

Opinion 1
Workmen look through Scotlands first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner as it is installed at the new Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) on the site of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

How Govan became a hub for life sciences in Scotland

The £842m Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow’s newest landmark, dominates views of the city when looking south across the River Clyde.

Tech 1
Land reform is required to boost the number of new homes, a paper has suggested. Picture: PA

Land reform ‘essential’ to solving housing shortage in Scotland

A dysfunctional land market lies at the heart of Scotland’s housing shortage and presents a barrier to building affordable homes, a discussion paper from the Scottish Land Commission has suggested.

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