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Red Admiral thrives despite wet weather

One of the Scotland’s most striking and widespread butterflies, the Red Admiral, has experienced a record summer despite soggy weather conditions causing problems for other species, results from the Big Butterfly Count have revealed.

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Temporary lights on Glasgow Road from tomorrow

Temporary lights on Glasgow Road from tomorrow

Temporary traffic lights will be in force on the A81 Glasgow Road near Burnbrae roundabout tomorrow.

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Man raped in early hours Trongate attack

Man raped in early hours Trongate attack

A man was raped by another man in Glasgow’s Trongate area in the early hours of this morning.

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Police launch murder hunt after ‘senseless and violent attack’

Police launch murder hunt after ‘senseless and violent attack’

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a man in Easterhouse early this morning.

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Glasgow Museums curator Pippa Stephenson admires the previously "lost" Rubens masterpiece in Pollok House.

Painting worth tens of millions ‘found’ in the south side

He was in a same-sex relationship with James VI and I, and once intrigued with Cardinal Richelieu to use English ships against French Protestants.

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Falkirk West MSP Michael Matheson. Picture: John Devlin

Research into juries to be carried out over the next two years

Research into how juries reach decisions, including their use of the ‘not proven’ verdict, will be carried out over the next two years.

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Why East Dunbartonshire is best for women - Rona Mackay MSP

Why East Dunbartonshire is best for women - Rona Mackay MSP

East Dunbartonshire has great schools, countryside galore ... and is handy for Glasgow.

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Scottish Labour leader hopeful Sarwar sheds cash and carry shares

Scottish Labour leader hopeful Sarwar sheds cash and carry shares

Scottish Labour leadership contender Anas Sarwar MSP has today announced he will relinquish all of his shares in southside-based cash and carry firm United Wholesale.

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Nelson Mandela (then) President of the African National Congress, at a reception in Glasgow City Chambers to receive the freedom of nine UK cities in October 1993.

£250k bronze statue bid to honour Nelson Mandela

A charity Trust has launched a campaign to create a statue of South African leader Nelson Mandela in the Glasgow street which now bears his name.

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Councillor Jim Gibbons.

Bid to build homes at Cleddans Playing Fields

Sessions are being staged to give local residents the chance to find out more about a plan to build 50 affordable homes on Cleddans Playing Fields.

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Police release image in hunt for man who attacked female shop worker

Police release image in hunt for man who attacked female shop worker

Police have released this picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with an alleged attack on a woman shop worker in Glasgow.

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SSPCA demands five years in jail for worst cases of animal cruelty

SSPCA demands five years in jail for worst cases of animal cruelty

Animals charity the SSPCA wants to tackle “hugely inconsistent” sentences for abusers by increasing the maximum penalty to five years in jail.

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Pass a test to get a bigger bin in North Lanarkshire

Pass a test to get a bigger bin in North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire Council officials will give householders a bigger bin - but only if a visiting inspector is satisfied that a bigger receptacle is required.

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Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

Ten driving rules you might have forgotten

They are the rules of the road every driver forgets. So how many of these laws are you breaking?

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Glasgow Tigers have it all to do in their second leg against Sheffield (pic by Ian Adam).

Speedway: Tigers up against it after Sheffield setback

Glasgow Tigers will have to produce their biggest performance of the season to overhaul Sheffield and make the SGB Championship playoffs final.

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Football fans warned over behaviour ahead of weekend of games

As numerous football matches prepare to kick off this weekend, British Transport Police is warning fans over their behaviour.

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Could you walk on hot coals for a good cause?

Bravehearted souls needed to walk across hot coals

Individuals with a burning ambition to walk barefoot across hot embers are being sought for a charity event. Four of Marie Curie’s Fundraising Groups are joining forces and organising a firewalk to raise money for Marie Curie.

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Plans for new affordable homes and retiral flats at Kirkintilloch

Plans for new affordable homes and retiral flats at Kirkintilloch

Plans are afoot to build 50 new affordable homes and 38 new retirement flats on ground at playing fields in Kirkintilloch.

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Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

Last few tickets remaining as Enchanted Forest proves to be most popular ever

With only a few thousand tickets remaining for this year’s Enchanted Forest show, organisers are urging the public to book quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda cuts its national fuel price cap

Asda today (Friday, September 22) announced that it will be dropping the price of fuel by up to 2ppl on unleaded and 1ppl on diesel bringing prices down to a new national price cap of 115.7ppl on unleaded and 116.7ppl on diesel at all 308 filling stations.

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