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EveningTimes Online
Building collapse in Glasgow's south side during Storm Opheliathat the unoccupied building on Albert Road at the corner of Eskdale Street has
EveningTimes Online / Posted 45 minutes ago
that the unoccupied building on Albert Road at the corner of Eskdale Street has been cordoned off for more than a year. Police Scotland confirmed they were called to the scene and no one was injured. The building was empty after private... Read more
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Daily Record
Body of a man found under Glasgow's Kingston BridgeExpressway which sits in the Anderston area. Police sealed off the area while
Daily Record / Posted an hour ago
Expressway which sits in the Anderston area. Police sealed off the area while officers stood guard close to the scene. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said:”At about 11.55 hours this morning the body of a man was found underneath the Kingston... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Heartbroken sister of missing Samuel Townsley begs for information one year after disappearancealways a nightmare." She added: "He is the missing link out of our family. We
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
always a nightmare." She added: "He is the missing link out of our family. We will never be at peace until he is found." Police Scotland launched a major search operation for Samuel, above, who was last seen by officers who were carrying out a... Read more
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Daily Record
Organ fire in churchgathering after the electric organ went up in flames. A number of units from t
Daily Record / Posted 4 hours ago
gathering after the electric organ went up in flames. A number of units from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland attended the scene on Church Road, which has left the musical instrument damaged and in need of some... Read more
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Daily Record
Car crashes up in Perthshireaccordingly. “I am regularly contacted about speeding vehicles and it is somet
Daily Record / Posted 4 hours ago
accordingly. “I am regularly contacted about speeding vehicles and it is something which I am regularly in touch with Police Scotland about. “I would encourage all motorists to ensure that they are aware of road conditions and ensure that... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Fence surrounds Margaret Fleming cottageand that she’d also travelled to Poland. Ms Jones refused to talk about the cl
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
and that she’d also travelled to Poland. Ms Jones refused to talk about the claims when the Tele went to the house and Police Scotland have declined to comment after the Telegraph asked a series of questions. A spokeswoman said: “Enquiries... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Video: Building collapse in Glasgow's south side during storm Opheliathat the unoccupied building on Albert Road at the corner of Eskdale Street has
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
that the unoccupied building on Albert Road at the corner of Eskdale Street has been cordoned off for more than a year. Police Scotland confirmed that they were called to the scene and no one was injured. The building was empty after private... Read more
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The Register
Man prosecuted for posting a picture of his hobby on Facebookof Grangemouth, Scotland, was charged with a criminal offence for posting the p
The Register / Posted 7 hours ago
of Grangemouth, Scotland, was charged with a criminal offence for posting the picture, which was seen by a Stuart Brodie of Police Scotland. The 45-year-old was eventually cleared at Falkirk Sheriff Court (magistrates' court) on August 31 – but his... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Storm Ophelia batters Scotland killing three in second day of disruptionis expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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Daily Record
McGill's decides it will withdraw its evening bus service in Shortroodsit will cost more than £20,000 to carry out repairs, while drivers, passengers
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
it will cost more than £20,000 to carry out repairs, while drivers, passengers and other motorists have been put at risk. Police Scotland insists “extra patrols” have been put in place. Inspector Tracy Harkins, of Paisley’s community policing... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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birminghammail
UK seaside down gripped by freak tornado looming overheadis expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
birminghammail / Posted 8 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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chroniclelive
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
chroniclelive / Posted 9 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 9 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Cumbria left battered by storm Opheliadirectly on 105 and report it. You can also ring the same number to report a po
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 9 hours ago
directly on 105 and report it. You can also ring the same number to report a power cut 24 hours a day seven days a week.” Police Scotland also reported a busy night in Dumfries and Galloway. Calls relating to fallen trees blocking roads were... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
Reading Evening Post / Posted 9 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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walesonline
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
walesonline / Posted 9 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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birminghammail
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
birminghammail / Posted 10 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Storm Ophelia leaves three dead and hundreds of thousands without poweris expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Storm Ophelia expected to bring further disruption to UK as rail lines blockedis expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Repub
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 hours ago
is expected to be drafted in on Wednesday to help restore power, ESB, the Republic of Ireland's electricity network, said. Police Scotland said a number of homes in Dumfries and Galloway have lost power but all major roads in the region remain open... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Heartbroken sister of missing Samuel Townsley begs for information one year after disappearancealways a nightmare." She added: "He is the missing link out of our family. We
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 hours ago
always a nightmare." She added: "He is the missing link out of our family. We will never be at peace until he is found." Police Scotland launched a major search operation for Samuel, above, who was last seen by officers who were carrying out a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Heartbroken sister of Samuel Townsley who vanished a year ago in Union Street says he is the missing link of her familyalways a nightmare." She added: "He is the missing link out of our family. We
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 hours ago
always a nightmare." She added: "He is the missing link out of our family. We will never be at peace until he is found." Police Scotland launched a major search operation for Samuel, above, who was last seen by officers who were carrying out a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
First picture of schoolboy crushed to death by wooden poleRoad, Kirkconnel at around 4.40pm following reports of a trapped child, reports
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 hours ago
Road, Kirkconnel at around 4.40pm following reports of a trapped child, reports the Daily Record. A spokesman for Police Scotland said the boy had been trapped by a large wooden pole "similar to a telegraph pole".The area has now been... Read more
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Daily Record
Husband's fear for missing wife Karen Brown after she mysteriously disappearsthis before. Please share.” Karen is 5ft 6in, of medium build, with brown hair
Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
this before. Please share.” Karen is 5ft 6in, of medium build, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Sergeant Andy Barron, of Police Scotland, said: “It is not like her to leave without saying goodbye and she left without her handbag, purse and mobile... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
M8 delays of up to 40 minutes for passengers heading to Glasgow Airportdefects and structural cracking over a kilometre of the motorway, near Glasgow
EveningTimes Online / Posted 20 hours ago
defects and structural cracking over a kilometre of the motorway, near Glasgow Airport. "We have worked with the airport, Police Scotland, Local Authorities and other key stakeholders to schedule the works to cause minimal disruption. “We will... Read more
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express
Innocent game ends in tragedy as boy, 12, is crushed to deathby a works crew replacing power lines in the area and the Health and Safety Exe
express / Posted 21 hours ago
by a works crew replacing power lines in the area and the Health and Safety Executive is investigating along with Police Scotland. NCKeiran nd a friend were playing on an embankment near his home in tiny Kelloholm, Dumfriesshire The... Read more
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Scotsman
Boy, 12, dies after being crushed by heavy wooden polescene. Detective Inspector Bryan Lee said investigations were continuing and t
Scotsman / Posted 21 hours ago
scene. Detective Inspector Bryan Lee said investigations were continuing and the procurator fiscal had been informed. A Police Scotland spokesman said: “At around 4.40pm on Sunday, police were made aware that a child had been injured after... Read more
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birminghammail
12-old boy dies after being crushed by wooden poleA 12-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a large wooden pole. Police
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
A 12-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a large wooden pole. Police Scotland said emergency crews were called to Glenaylmer Road, Kirkconnel at around 4.40pm on Sunday following reports of a trapped child. A force spokesman said the boy... Read more
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SKY News
Boy, 12, dies after being crushed by wooden pole in Dumfries and GallowayThe boy was playing with friends in Kirkconnel when he became trapped, a spokes
SKY News / Posted yesterday
The boy was playing with friends in Kirkconnel when he became trapped, a spokesman for Police Scotland said. Emergency crews were called at about 4.40pm on Sunday. However, despite their efforts, the boy died at the scene. The force spokesman said... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Uninsured drivers targeted in week long crackdownUNINSURED drivers are to be targeted during a week long crackdown. Police Scot
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
UNINSURED drivers are to be targeted during a week long crackdown. Police Scotland has advised all drivers to ensure they are covered by valid insurance. Chief Superintendent Stewart Carle, Head of Road Policing for Police Scotland, said: “Police... Read more
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Daily Record
Rutherglen police appeal for witnesses to crimessix feet tall, and of heavy build. Police are appealing for witnesses, and tho
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
six feet tall, and of heavy build. Police are appealing for witnesses, and those with information are urged to call Police Scotland 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number SP-20171004-1935. A man allegedly bought... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Boy, 12, crushed to death by wooden poleA 12-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a large wooden pole. Police
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
A 12-year-old boy has died after being crushed by a large wooden pole. Police Scotland said emergency crews were called to Glenaylmer Road, Kirkconnel at around 4.40pm on Sunday following reports of a trapped child. A force spokesman said the boy... Read more
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Daily Record
Shortroods could become a no-go zone for bus firm because of "thuggery"the thousands of pounds worth of damage to our vehicles. “McGill’s has viewed
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
the thousands of pounds worth of damage to our vehicles. “McGill’s has viewed our CCTV and will co-operate fully with Police Scotland in an effort to catch all responsible for the attack. “Every effort will be made to minimise disruption to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hitman's son ambushed in brutal machete attack“Enquiries carried out so far have revealed that this appears to have been a ta
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
“Enquiries carried out so far have revealed that this appears to have been a targeted attack and enquiries are ongoing.” Police Scotland launched a special taskforce of 70 officers in July to deal with the escalation in violence between the... Read more
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Daily Record
Gangland assassin's son ambushed in vicious machete attack yards from front doorattack and enquiries are ongoing.”Police comb the scene where the attack took p
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
attack and enquiries are ongoing.”Police comb the scene where the attack took place (Image: Mark Anderson)Read More Police Scotland launched a special taskforce of 70 officers in July to deal with the escalation in violence between the... Read more
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Daily Record
Former anti-sleaze chief claims team undermined by rookie officer witch-huntin early 2014. The CCU – now called the Anti-Corruption Unit – were part of th
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
in early 2014. The CCU – now called the Anti-Corruption Unit – were part of the Professional Standards Department of Police Scotland, which investigated misconduct and criminality by police officers and staff.Read More The rookie officer had... Read more
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heraldscotland
how Police Scotland treated a political activist like a terroristit was her subsequent treatment in Edinburgh that has caused a political row no
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
it was her subsequent treatment in Edinburgh that has caused a political row north of the border and triggered a debate on Police Scotland’s use of its terror powers. Jones’ grandfather, who lived close to the Meadows in Edinburgh, passed away... Read more
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heraldscotland
Police officers sanctioned over their handling of Orange hall 'Nazi' fancy dress partymanager and current Hibernian manager Neil Lennon’s behaviour at a football mat
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
manager and current Hibernian manager Neil Lennon’s behaviour at a football match. After the calls the complainant asked Police Scotland to investigate the conduct of the officers. In a letter sent to the complainant on behalf of absent Chief... Read more
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express
KILLER DRIVERS BEWARE: New laws to lock abusers behind barswere 41 convictions for death by dangerous in 2015/16 while for the past decade
express / Posted 2 days ago
were 41 convictions for death by dangerous in 2015/16 while for the past decade the total is 297. The announcement came as Police Scotland prepared to launch a week-long crackdown on uninsured drivers from tomorrow in another bid to keep roads... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Fears for two schoolgirls aged 12 and 14 missing from homeand 14-year-old Leah Dixon failed to return to their homes in Renfrewshire on F
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and 14-year-old Leah Dixon failed to return to their homes in Renfrewshire on Friday and were reported missing that night. Police Scotland said they are growing increasingly concerned for the pair, who may be together and could have headed towards... Read more
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Daily Record
Mum's plea for information as two schoolgirls go missing in RenfrewshirePolice Scotland have appealed for information as they search for two schoolgirl
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Police Scotland have appealed for information as they search for two schoolgirls missing from Paisley and Renfrew. Jasmine Agnew, also known as McGowan, left her home in Sandy Road, Renfrew around 3pm yesterday. The 12-year-old also failed to return... Read more
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express
Kodi WARNING: Online streaming users stunned as add-on told ’we hope you lose in court’FACT research was conducted in association with the Police Intellectual Propert
express / Posted 3 days ago
FACT research was conducted in association with the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit, Intellectual Property Office, Police Scotland, and anti-piracy outfit Entura International. It estimated that up to 25 per cent of the online viewing... Read more
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Scotsman
Celtic fans display banner opposing controversial Football Actsign were images of, among others, Nicola Sturgeon, Alex Salmond and Sir Stephe
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
sign were images of, among others, Nicola Sturgeon, Alex Salmond and Sir Stephen House, who was formerly Chief Constable of Police Scotland. Pictures of the banner were quickly shared on social media as Brendan Rodgers’ side looked to keep their... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Eight men charged with drugs offences after major police operationconspiracy to supply Class A and B controlled drugs. The operation was carried
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
conspiracy to supply Class A and B controlled drugs. The operation was carried out with the support of officers from Police Scotland, Cheshire Police, North Wales Police and the National Crime Agency. Police said that eight people were each... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Campaign launched to tackle hate crimetake a stand and report hate crime is an important part of creating a fairer co
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
take a stand and report hate crime is an important part of creating a fairer country for all.” From today British Transport Police Scotland officers will be spreading the message that hate crime is not acceptable. Officers will have stands at... Read more
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Daily Record
Drug dens raided as police target dealers in RenfrewshireMore News: Greedy Thomas Cook currency worker cooked books to nick £140,000 for
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
More News: Greedy Thomas Cook currency worker cooked books to nick £140,000 for foreign trips and luxury goods A Police Scotland spokesman confirmed a man, 35, has been arrested for possession with intend to supply heroin and... Read more
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Daily Record
Tragic Shaun Woodburn's dad tells of family's agony over losing 'gentle soul'a baby boy, a teenage girl and a man and woman in their 50s.As an organ donor,
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
a baby boy, a teenage girl and a man and woman in their 50s.As an organ donor, Shaun was able to save four lives. (Image: Police Scotland/PA Wire) Kevin said: “We take some solace from the fact that Shaun’s gesture in donating his organs managed... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow students warned about thieves armed with boltcutters stealing bikescity cyclists. In just two months, more than 60 bikes were reported stolen. In
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
city cyclists. In just two months, more than 60 bikes were reported stolen. In one case, a bike worth £4,000 was stolen. Police Scotland invited along partners including The Bike Station and Master Lock to the event. Master Lock along with... Read more
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Daily Record
Four Scots arrested after major UK-wide drug probeconspiracy to supply Class A and B controlled drugs. The operation was carried
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
conspiracy to supply Class A and B controlled drugs. The operation was carried out with the support of officers from Police Scotland, Cheshire Police, North Wales Police and the National Crime Agency. Police said that eight people were each... Read more
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