Emergency crews alerted to factory explosion in Glasgow

POLICE have been alerted to an ‘explosion’ in the Whiteinch area of  with unconfirmed reports saying at least two people have injured. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17002293.emergency-crews-alerted-to-factory-explosion-in-glasgow/

Emergency services rush to ‘explosion’ at Glasgow scrapyard

Police, ambulance and fire crews are at the scene around South Street and a cordon has been put in place in the area. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17002348.emergency-services-rush-to-emr-scrapyard-after-glasgow-explosion/

BSE case ends Scotland ‘negligible risk’ status to mid-2020s

SCOTLAND has lost its prized “negligible risk” status from mad cow disease until at least the middle of the next decade because of the single case in Aberdeenshire. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17002217.bse-case-ends-scotland-negligible-risk-status-to-mid-2020s/

Glasgow tearoom entrepreneur unveiled as face of new £20 note

A Glasgow entrepreneur has become the first woman, other than the Queen, to feature on a Scottish £20 note. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17002154.glasgow-tearoom-entrepreneur-unveiled-as-face-of-new-20-note/

Unions deny unlawful picket as ALL refuse workers walk out

EVERY refuse worker in the city has walked out in solidarity with Glasgow’s equal pay women. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17002039.glasgows-male-refuse-workers-walk-out-in-solidarity-with-equal-pay-women/

Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: More than 360 complaints of physical and sexual abuse

People have made complaints of physical and sexual abuse against people at orphanages run by three voluntary organisations in Scotland, police have said. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17001880.scottish-child-abuse-inquiry-more-than-360-complaints-of-physical-and-sexual-abuse/

Judge refers Tommy Robinson case to attorney general

The EDL founder appeared at the Old Bailey accused of committing contempt by filming people before a criminal trial. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17001751.tommy-robinson-judge-refers-contempt-case-to-attorney-general/

Alex Salmond allegations are ‘heartbreaking’, says Humza Yousaf

HUMZA Yousaf has described the sexual misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond as “utterly heartbreaking”. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17001572.alex-salmond-allegations-are-heartbreaking-says-humza-yousaf/

May leads Cabinet discussion on ‘strengthening the Union’ amid Scottish Tory Brexit concerns

THERESA May has led a Cabinet discussion on “strengthening the Union” as Downing Street made clear the concerns of the UK fishing industry about the implications of extending the 21-month transition period would be properly addressed. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17001685.theresa-may-leads-cabinet-discussion-on-strengthening-the-union-amid-scottish-tory-brexit-concerns/

Thousands of council workers march through Glasgow in equal pay strike

More than 8,000 Unison and GMB members walked out on Tuesday in a 48-hour strike – believed to be the biggest of its kind. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17001708.thousands-of-council-workers-march-through-glasgow-in-equal-pay-strike/