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Scots surgeon who butchered patients in unnecessary ops is struck off

A Scots surgeon who butchered patients with unnecessary breast surgery was struck off yesterday. Ian Paterson’s failure to acknowledge his faults 
indicated he was still a serious risk to patients, a tribunal ruled. Glasgow-born Paterson, 59, was jailed

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
'He resembled an animal' Scots dad stuck in foetal position left to rot in hospital for more than two years

'He resembled an animal' Scots dad stuck in foetal position left to rot in hospital for more than two years

Disabled Billy Barclay lies contorted and wracked by pain and fear – as he has done for at least two-and-a-half years. His desperate daughter Barbara Gallacher says her multiple sclerosis sufferer dad has fallen through the cracks of a broken care system

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
Eggstraordinary luck leaves family shell-shocked with 10 double-yolk eggs in one box

Eggstraordinary luck leaves family shell-shocked with 10 double-yolk eggs in one box

A shell-shocked family scored a cracking buy one, get one free deal – when they got 10 double-yolk eggs in one box. Mum Kathleen Soutar, of Letham in Angus, picked up the eggs from B&M in Forfar. She said: “On Friday, we cracked the first two,...

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
We need the power to engineer our own energy future but Scotland faces obstacles in London

We need the power to engineer our own energy future but Scotland faces obstacles in London

It glided through the water off Peterhead like a massive mechanical swan. The towering turbine of the world’s first floating wind farm, which is taller than Big Ben. A couple of juggernauts could fit in the “engine box” behind the blades. It is a miracle

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 

Landfill site searched for Corrie McKeague's body won't be filled until police review is carried out

A landfill site searched for Corrie McKeague’s body will not be filled in until a police review has been carried out. The missing RAF gunner’s family were devastated after the operation at 
the rubbish dump 
in Cambridgeshire, was ended on Friday – after

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
Rally marshal tried to stop 'dangerous' race minutes before fatal smash

Rally marshal tried to stop 'dangerous' race minutes before fatal smash

A rally marshal yesterday told how spectators yelled at him for stopping a “dangerous” race minutes before a fatal smash. John Clayton radioed for the Snowman Rally to be called off because of concern 
about crowd sizes and their locations on the circuit

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
Whining Scots university boss can't do job without a free home ... even though he earns £227k a year

Whining Scots university boss can't do job without a free home ... even though he earns £227k a year

A fatcat university principal has defended his £227,000 salary – and claimed he should get a free house too. Craig Mahoney, head of the University of the West of Scotland , insists he cannot do his job properly because he is not provided with a grace-and

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
Groom who cancelled wedding to get kidney transplant finally says 'I do' to fiancee just two months after lifesaving surgery

Groom who cancelled wedding to get kidney transplant finally says 'I do' to fiancee just two months after...

When the call came that a donor kidney had become available just 48 hours before his wedding, Craig Ferguson only hesitated for a split second before accepting. He and fiancee Christina had spent two years planning every detail of their big day on May 13

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 
Blaze victim critically ill after being 'barricaded inside' burning home

Blaze victim critically ill after being 'barricaded inside' burning home

A blaze victim was critically ill in hospital last night amid claims she was barricaded inside her burning home. Susan Waring, 44, was pulled from her house in Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, by firefighters after brave neighbours tried but failed to rescue her

Daily Record, 46 min. ago
 

Manchester terror attack: Saffie Roussos funeral to be held

A funeral for the youngest victim of the Manchester bombing will take place at the city's cathedral later. Saffie Roussos was among 22 people killed when Salman Abedi detonated a homemade device at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena on 22 May.

BBC, today, 05:47
 
Number of drivers aged over 90 tops 100,000 for first time

Number of drivers aged over 90 tops 100,000 for first time

The number of people aged over 90 holding a driving licence in Britain has topped 100,000 for the first time. Figures from the DVLA also show more than 4.5 million of the 39 million people holding valid driving licences are aged over 70. Older drivers ar

BBC, today, 05:47
 
Labour warns on 60% four-year rise in unqualified teachers

Labour warns on 60% four-year rise in unqualified teachers

There are 24,000 teachers without formal teaching qualifications in state schools in England - an increase of more than 60% in four years. It means that more than 5% of teachers do not have qualified teacher status. Labour, which highlighted the figures

BBC, today, 03:40
 
Grenfell Tower: Council knew of emergency access fears

Grenfell Tower: Council knew of emergency access fears

Kensington and Chelsea Council was warned as early as 2010 that building a new secondary school at the base of Grenfell Tower could block emergency vehicles' access, the BBC has learned. The Fire Brigades Union said during the fire "access was an...

BBC, today, 03:35
 
MPs reveal scale of abuse they receive from the public

MPs reveal scale of abuse they receive from the public

MPs of all parties have shed light on the scale of abuse they receive. Conservative MP Simon Hart said much of it was "orchestrated from the left", and that the Labour leadership had not done enough to prevent it. Labour's Cat Smith said...

BBC, today, 03:35
 
Brexit: Johnson, Davis and Fox push agenda on three continents

Brexit: Johnson, Davis and Fox push agenda on three continents

Senior cabinet ministers will push the UK's Brexit agenda on three different continents later. International Development Secretary Liam Fox will travel from the US to meet Mexican counterparts to discuss trading relationships. Foreign Secretary Boris Joh

BBC, today, 03:29
 


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