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  1. Nicola Sturgeon's biographyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Asked by comedian Rory Bremner what the First Minister would say to her 16-year-old self, Nicola Sturgeon replied: "Lighten up... Asked by comedian Rory Bremner what the First Minister would say to her 16-year-old self, Nicola Sturgeon replied: \"Lighten up... and then the girl of 16 would say eff off." It was a revealing comment, on many levels, not least for showing that the mature Sturgeon, now one of the most influential politicians in Europe, recognises that when she first joined the SNP she was an overly serious young woman.

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  2. Zayn Malik says he worries he's let fans down by leaving 1DRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNDO

    FILE - In this May 24, 2014 file photo, Zayn Malik of boy band One Direction sings during a performance, in Glasgow, Scotland. Chart-topping boy band One Direction says Zayn Malik has left the group.

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  3. John EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    JOHN Evans, who has died aged 78 after a series of strokes, was a longtime sound recordist for BBC Scotland TV programmes including Dr Finlay's Casebook, Reporting Scotland, The Vital Spark, numerous farming programmes and Old Firm football matches. He later became a producer and director in his own Glasgow-based film and TV production company, Video Scotland Productions , which specialised in TV commercials and corporate and political promotional films, including for the SNP in the 1980s.

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  4. What would you do with East Ren's Stalled Spaces?Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Glasgow South and East Wood Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Grants ranging from 500 to 3,000 are up for grabs for any East Renfrewshire group looking to improve unused town centre spaces.

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  5. City foodbanks in crisis as funds and supplies dry upRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Evening Times

    Drumchapel foodbank, which has been supported by the Big Lottery Fund for the past three years, now faces the axe if staff can't find any more funding. George Thom, board member at Kingsridge Economic Development Group which runs the foodbank, said: "The money runs out in April and we've been trying to get further funding for it.

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  6. How ISIS's $2B budget helps it recruit teenagersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    Aamer Anwar is a defence lawyer, anti-war activist and prominent opponent of the UK's anti-terror laws, based in Glasgow, Scotland. He represents the family of Aqsa Mahmood, who joined ISIS in 2014, and is pursuing an appeal against the Lockerbie bombing verdict on behalf of Libyan Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi and the families of several British victims.

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  7. Rutherglen named as one of the top 25 suburbs in the UK for first-time buyers by national newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    Houses like this one in Stirling Drive have helped make Rutherglen one of the top 25 suburbs in the UK according to a a Sunday newspaper Rutherglen has been named as one of the top 25 suburbs for home buyers in the UK by a national Sunday broadsheet. The list, which appeared in the Sunday Times, includes sought-after locations like Morningside in Edinburgh and Wimbledon Village in London.

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  8. West End bank branch to close after 80 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Evening Times

    CUSTOMERS of a West End bank are furious it is going to close its doors after 80 years of service to the community. A leaflet handed out to customers suggests they use the nearest branch at Partick or use the telephone banking service.

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  9. Despite highest levels of poverty in Scotland, Glasgow schools are punching above their weightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Evening Times

    As Education Scotland releases exam results for this year's pupils, the Evening Times can reveal Glasgow has the poorest schools in the country but is still achieving top marks. Despite the city's children living with the highest levels of poverty, more than half of schools are meeting government targets.

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  10. Jordanhill School in Glasgow tops The Herald's school league tablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    THE only state-funded school in Scotland not under council control has claimed the title of the country's best-performing secondary in the public sector. THE only state-funded school in Scotland not under council control has claimed the title of the country's best-performing secondary in the public sector.

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  11. The Diary: Who wears make-up in Newton Mearns and the odds on taking over at Top GearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    We remember some time ago when Jim was still presenting fitba on the telly going to his daughter's school in Newton Mearns to talk about his job. He chatted about having to wear make-up on screen and how he had to remember to take it off before going to the supermarket on the way home.

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  12. WW1 sinking of Lusitania recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Some 1,200 people died when the ocean liner Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat in World War One. A centenary since its loss, a new exhibition is remembering the massacre which is often seen as bringing the United States into the conflict.

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  13. Glasgow's Test stars go to Dublin searching for a slice of redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    Dublin is not a bad place to wind down after a busy period, but Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend hopes his Scotland Test players are not in any mood to take things that easy in their Guinness PRO12 clash with Leinster in the RDS Arena tonight as they put the disappointment of a Six Nations whitewash behind them. Dublin is not a bad place to wind down after a busy period, but Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend hopes his Scotland Test players are not in any mood to take things that easy in their Guinness PRO12 clash with Leinster in the RDS Arena tonight as they put the disappointment of a Six Nations whitewash behind them.

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  14. Full cost and scope of A 66m revamp of Burrell Collection revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    The redevelopment of one of Scotland's most important art museums, and the "jewel in the crown" of Glasgow, will cost up to 66m. The redevelopment of one of Scotland's most important art museums, and the "jewel in the crown" of Glasgow, will cost up to 66m.

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  15. Plans for Olympic-class BMX trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    Knightswood Park, in the city's north west, has been selected as the preferred location for the A 2m track. The event, which includes the European Cycling Championships, will see more than 650 top cyclists compete in road, track, mountain bike and BMX championship events across Glasgow.

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  16. Vandals target Muslim graveyard in GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    One visitor spotted the graffiti, claiming to be by Britain First, sprayed over the Muslim graveyard sign at Cathcart Cemetery on Tuesday. Amjid Bashir, an entrepreneur from East Kilbride, is one of the organisers of Islam Awareness Week and has been sickened by the act of hatred. 21 comments

  17. Loch Lomond will host the open water swimming event as the European...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Record

    The 2018 multi-sports event will attract a global TV audience of around 850m and is a partnership venture by the Scottish government and Glasgow City Council. The multi-sport event, which is set to attract a global TV audience of around 850m, will be co-hosted by Glasgow and Berlin in 2018.

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  18. Zayn Malik quits One Direction; band to continue with fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Bennington Banner

    ... of the band." In this May 24, 2014 file photo, Zayn Malik of One Direction sings during a performance, in Glasgow, Scotland. One Direction confirmed March 25 that Malik has left the band. (AP Photo/PA, Mark Runnacles, File) ( Mark Runnacles )

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  19. Glasgow to host multi-sport eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hampshire Chronicle

    Glasgow will co-host a multi-sport competition in 2018 which includes the swimming and cycling European Championships, organisers have announced. The city, which hosted the 2014 Commonwealth Games, will combine with Berlin for the inaugural event, with almost 3000 athletes from aquatics, cycling, rowing and triathlon competing in Scotland.

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  20. Zayn 'at peace' after quitting 1DRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    In this May 24, 2014 file photo Zayn Malik of boy band One Direction sings during a performance in Glasgow, Scotland. The 22-year-old singer, who announced he was leaving the group on Wednesday, has reportedly assured friends there is "no bad blood" between him and his former bandmates, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson.

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