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Magnificent men and women suit and boot up for charity

THOSE magnificent men were ‘flying’ today as they suited and booted up for a charity ride across Glasgow.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 7:53 pm


English language is evolving in new ways

Spoken English is following the lead taken by Star Trek to boldly go in search of new grammatical rules.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 7:10 pm


Marathon runners tie the knot after Loch Ness Marathon

A couple have celebrated their shared love of running by getting married hours after completing a marathon.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 6:34 pm


Sarwar earned £5000 giving family firm charity advice

ANAS Sarwar was paid a £5000 one-off fee from his family business to help identify charities that might benefit from donations, it has emerged.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 6:14 pm


Corrie McKeague's family retrace RAF gunner's last-known steps

The family of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague have retraced his last-known steps exactly one year after he vanished.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 5:45 pm


BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg given body guards at Labour Party conference

THE BBC has hired bodyguards to protect political editor Laura Kuenssberg at the Labour conference.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 5:20 pm


Merkel set to win German election as far-right enters parliament for first time

CHANCELLOR Angela Merkel is set to lead Germany for a fourth term as exit polls showed her conservative bloc finished first in the country's election.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:45 pm


Olympian self-harmed after spate of injuries

Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes has revealed she used to self-harm every day during her battle with depression as she tried to overcome sporting injuries.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:42 pm


Future Shock: Space, time and the truth about teleportation

THE TREK TOWARDS TELEPORTATION REQUIRES A QUANTUM LEAP

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:30 pm


Dame Kelly Holmes: 'At my lowest, I was cutting myself with scissors every day'

OLYMPIC gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes has said she used to self-harm every day during her battle with depression as she tried to overcome sporting injuries.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:13 pm


Man found dead on grass appeared intoxicated, say police

The death of a man who gave the impression of having been heavily intoxicated is being treated as unexplained.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:04 pm


May needs to "get a grip," sack Boris Johnson or stand aside, say Lib Dems, after coup claims

THERESA May needs to “get a grip,” reassert her authority and sack Boris Johnson or stand aside for someone who can, the Liberal Democrats have insisted.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:00 pm


Climbers reach a high on England's highest mountain

Four people had to be rescued from England's highest mountain after taking cannabis.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 3:53 pm


Man charged over A1 crash

A man has been charged following a three-vehicle crash on a major road.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 3:49 pm


Davis confirmed UK taxpayers will pay £20bn for two-year smooth transition

DAVID Davis has confirmed that Britain will pay “roughly” £10 billion a year during a two-year transition period to EU coffers but he insisted suggestions that the overall divorce bill could be as high as £40bn were “made up”.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 3:09 pm


Six hurt after acid attack at Westfield Shopping mall in London

Six people have been injured in a suspected noxious substance attack at an east London shopping centre.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 3:07 pm


Man raped in Glasgow city centre lane after leaving nightclub

A MAN was raped in an early morning attack in Glasgow city centre.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 2:25 pm


Police launch murder inquiry after death of 23-year-old man in Easterhouse

A MURDER inquiry has been launched following the death of a man in Easterhouse. 

Published on 24 September 2017 | 2:23 pm


Scottish Labour's interim chief found out Kezia Dugdale was quitting minutes before

A senior Scottish Labour figure has said he found out about Kezia Dugdale's intention to quit as party leader 15 minutes before it was announced.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 1:22 pm


Rio to his children: 'Mum's got cancer again and this time she isn't going to get better'

RIO Ferdinand has told of the moment he told his children their mother was "going to go up into the stars" in an emotional account of his late wife's final days.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 1:19 pm


Illegal strikes will not get Labour MPs’ support, says deputy leader Tom Watson

Labour MPs will not back trade unions which stage illegal strikes, deputy party leader Tom Watson has said.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 11:54 am


Parsons Green suspect’s foster parents shell-shocked by ordeal, says son

The foster parents of the prime suspect in the Parsons Green terror attack have been left shell-shocked by the ordeal, their son has said.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 10:13 am


Jeremy Corbyn resists his MPs' pressure for post-Brexit single market commitment

Jeremy Corbyn is resisting pressure from Labour MPs to commit the party to keeping the UK in the EU single market after Brexit.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 9:32 am


Boy, 15, held by police after shopping centre ‘acid attack’ injures six

Six people have been injured after a noxious substance was thrown during an incident at an east London shopping mall.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 7:38 am


US flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea

US bombers and fighter escorts have flown to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century in a show of military might, the Pentagon said.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 7:34 am


'Lost' Rubens found in Glasgow after 400 years

IT adorned the dining room of a stately Glaswegian home for decades - a portrait of a Duke which was hung, unheralded, and described as a mere copy.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 6:01 am


Fiercely intelligent and highly secretive, how Merkel became the world's most powerful woman

NOVEMBER 9, 1989. An epic night for Germany and the wider world, as the Berlin Wall finally came down. Berliners, east and west, were giddy with delight, and celebrated all night long. But a 35-year-old woman kept to her normal routine that night, including a visit to a sauna. She paid a brief celebratory visit to the west side of the Wall, drinking just one beer, before returning home as she had work to go to the following day. The ever-pragmatic Angela Merkel later observed: “I figured if the Wall had opened it was hardly going to close again.”

Published on 24 September 2017 | 4:07 am


Pedro Caixinha: Scott Brown elbow wouldn't have happened if I was on the park

PEDRO CAIXINHA yesterday accused Scott Brown of elbowing Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos in the face - while warning the Celtic captain he’d not get away with it if he’d been on the park.

Published on 24 September 2017 | 12:32 am


Shooting estates ban scientists from probing bird declines

THE majority of grouse moor owners are accused of producing a higher number of birds for shooting than is naturally sustainable to the detriment of other interests on the land, raising important questions about how the publicly-subsidised land is managed.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:13 pm


No mean city: Thousands take Glasgow by storm for Comic Con

ON a grey and cloudy September day thousands of people rise from their beds with a feeling in their belly that they can’t quite explain. It is that time again. To other people, outsiders, it is a feeling that is almost impossible to articulate.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:12 pm


With a hard Brexit looming the parties face tough choices

THERESA MAY started the week in Canada and ended it in Florence. Predictably, her Florence speech was underwhelming. Its main substance was the proposal of a two-year transition period out of the EU with associated budget payments intended to ease the Brexit divorce.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:11 pm


Top doctor quits health workforce commission announced by Anas Sarwar

ANAS Sarwar has suffered another setback in his troubled bid for the Scottish Labour leadership after it emerged that the expert appointed to chair his party's NHS “commission” had quit. Dr Miles Mack was unveiled by Sarwar as a prized member of the body, but he withdrew because he is the chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners in Scotland, which is a charity.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:11 pm


Catalonia resists Spain's attempt to take control of police force

CATALAN authorities resisted an attempt by Spain's central government to take control of the regional police force yesterday amid rising tensions ahead of a planned independence vote.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:11 pm


Sarwar dumps shares in family firm after Sunday Herald living wage revelations

EMBATTLED Scottish Labour leadership candidate Anas Sarwar yesterday relinquished the shares he held in his family’s firm after a Sunday Herald investigation into working practices at the company.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:10 pm


The Dragons Den-style contest to fund cancer research

A DRAGON’S Den-style competition for the next big cancer research project is taking place in Scotland this week.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:10 pm


Scottish households £10 a week poorer under Tories Scottish Labour claims

SCOTTISH families are £10 a week worse off since the Tories came to power, according to newly published research.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:10 pm


On the wrong track over Highland rail

THE Scottish Government’s Programme for Government earlier this month promised to “electrify” the A9 between Perth and Inverness for road vehicles. The plan was widely welcomed.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:10 pm


Paul Hutcheon: the "complacency" at the heart of Anas Sarwar's disastrous campaign

LAST week’s Labour leadership hustings in Glasgow should have been a homecoming for Anas Sarwar, but for some of the MSP’s backers the event had all the bounce of a funeral parlour.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:10 pm


Tory Ministers urged to lift MSP ban on visiting Dungavel detention centre following death

TORY Ministers are under pressure to lift a ban on MSPs visiting the controversial Dungavel immigration centre after a detainee was found dead.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:10 pm


Scottish Labour's leadership contest must be a litmus test of progressive values

WHEN Labour begins its UK conference in Brighton today, one of the most intriguing talking points is sure to be the race to lead the party in Scotland. Until recently Scottish Labour could reasonably have expected merely a passing mention at the national party conference.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:09 pm


Apocalypse postponed: Why a numerological Doomsday prediction gripped the internet

DOOMSDAY has been rescheduled.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:09 pm


Repetitive Vain Injury: how an obsession with looking good is sending many to A&E

IT is the fitness trend that has taken over gyms as the image-obsessed seek out better, faster ways to shed unwanted body fat, but now its benefits are being called into question as injuries are on the rise. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has been the buzzword over the past few years and involves exercising intensely for multiple short bursts with small rest breaks in between.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:09 pm


The female gaze: porn's feminist revolution

THE words “feminist” and “porn” do not sit easily together, although Scottish Queer International Film Festival’s third annual “feminist porn night” is testimony to a wave of women directors who are trying to take the misogyny out of porn and put the female empowerment in.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:09 pm


Scotland's busiest needle exchange for drug addicts forced to close amid fears over HIV outbreak

SCOTLAND’S busiest needle exchange for injecting drug users is to be shut despite warnings that the move could “exacerbate” the worst HIV outbreak in decades.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:09 pm


Secret Government report reveals £3bn A9 upgrade will harm rail freight

THE plan to make the A9 between Perth and Inverness dual carriageway will damage prospects for moving freight from road to rail, according to an expert study for the Scottish Government.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:08 pm


Skim it over: the world championship which leaves no turn unstoned ...

LIKE so many great ideas it began in the pub and involved water – but not the sort you add to your whisky.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:08 pm


Boss at Glasgow council spin-off firm quits after hospitality probe

THE boss at Glasgow’s largest council spin-off company quit his £105,000 a year post after a whistleblower made allegations about hospitality he received.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:08 pm


Angela Haggerty: Men dominate the media but female broadcasters like Sarah Smith show change is coming

IT turns out that I'm a bit unusual (no laughing at the back please). I'm an editor, a columnist, a radio and television commentator. Oh, and I'm a woman.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:08 pm


Anas Sarwar claims he is underdog in Scottish Labour leadership contest

FOR a politician facing the most chastening period of his career Anas Sarwar appears unrattled as he breezes into a cafe close to the Scottish Parliament.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:07 pm


Outcry as marines banned from taking guns on annual school visit

ROYAL Marines were banned from taking their unloaded guns into a primary school classroom as part of an annual visit to honour a fallen comrade.

Published on 23 September 2017 | 11:00 pm








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