Glasgow & Strathclyde

Glasgow & Strathclyde

Nine members of Scotland’s ‘most sophisticated’ crime gang jailed

A MAJOR crime gang branded the “most sophisticated” in Scotland has been jailed for a total of 87 years.

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Scotland’s weather: More snow, severe gales and heavy rain expected

Scots are being told to prepare for severe gales and heavy rain this week, following a week of heavy snow which brought travel chaos to parts of the country.

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Dog refuses to miss out on sledging down a snowy hill in Glasgow

PEOPLE weren’t the only ones making the most of Sunday’s flurry of snow.

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Traffic on St John's Road, Corstorphine.

Polluted streets ‘still poisoning lungs’ in Scotland

Environmentalists have named the Scottish streets they say are being blighted by air pollution fumes.

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Glasgow Airport temporarily closed due to snow.

Scotland’s weather: Glasgow Airport reopens after temporarily closing due to snow

Glasgow Airport has reopened after temporarily closing to clear its runway from heavy snow.

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Lynedoch Street, Glasgow. Picture: Google Street View

Man found dead in street in Glasgow’s West End

Police are investigating after a man was found dead on a street in Glasgow’s West End.

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Paul Mathieson was found on Wilson Street, Renfrew. Pictures: Google/Police Scotland

Murder probe launched as man dies in Renfrew street attack

The death of a man almost a week after he was subjected to a brutal attack has sparked a murder inquiry.

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Overnight ice causes delays and accidents on Scotland’s roads

Treacherous conditions on some of Scotland’s major roads have led to several accidents and delays this morning.

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Robert Burns was no Harvey Weinstein, says scholar

His image was that of the “heaven-taught ploughman” whose striking dark looks saw women of all backgrounds besotted and smitten by him and his poetry.

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Milder weather is on the way. Picture: Getty

Milder weather ahead as commuters struggle in snow

More snow warnings have been issued for tomorrow, but forecasters said milder weather lay ahead with temperatures up to 12C by midweek.

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Scotland’s weather: Drivers told to stay off the roads

Police and ministers told motorists to stay off the roads across a swathe of central and southern Scotland today after a new amber warning for heavy snow was issued.

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Glasgow's branch of Primark, in Argyle Street, is selling the hats. Picture: John Devlin

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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The Glasgow man will now be able to train to become a commercial pilot. Picture: Bigstock/Creative Commons

HIV positive Scottish man given chance to be pilot

An HIV positive Scot will be allowed to become a commercial pilot after aviation officials reversed their decision to bar him from flight training.

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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.

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The SNP formed a minority administration at Glasgow City Chambers in 2017, ending four decades of Labour rule. Picture: John Devlin

The government of Glasgow: SNP administration opts for name change

Older residents may recall a time when a local authority was known simply as the corporation or town council. But the ruling administration in Glasgow has chosen a new name for itself - City Government.

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The east end of Falkirk High Street, with Callendar Square shopping centre on the left. The centre had a vacancy rate of 64.9 per cent in 2017. Picture: Michael Gillen

Shop vacancy rates in Scottish town centres rises

The rapidly changing nature of Scotland’s high streets has been laid bare in a report outlining the challenges facing retailers in the age of online shopping and out-of-town business parks.

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Woods formerly taught at Hutchesons' Grammar school in Glasgow. Picture: Glasgow

Former teacher of Glasgow private school admits making child porn

A teacher from one of Scotland’s top private schools is facing jail for making his own child porn - by recording young girls performing sex acts on themselves and exposing his privates to them.

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Liam Anderson, who was given the sandwich. Picture: SWNS

Starbucks barista “told teen not to buy homeless man food”

A homeless man who was given a sandwich by a schoolgirl said he was overwhelmed by her kindness -- despite staff allegedly telling her to ‘let nature take its course’.

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Celtic Connections artistic director Donald Shaw. Picture: John Devlin

Celtic Connections chief opens up on event’s future

One word sums up Donald Shaw’s recollection of what he can remember thinking when he first heard of Glasgow’s plans to launch a traditional music festival in the middle of January: trepidation.

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