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Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches

Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches

For hundreds of years carvings of naked women have sat provocatively on churches across Britain. But who created them - and why? Look at these, my child-bearing hips Look at these, my ruby red ruby lips... Sheela-na-gig, Sheela-na-gig You...

BBC, Tuesday, 01:45
 
Premature baby born in Vietnam arrives home in Wales

Premature baby born in Vietnam arrives home in Wales

A couple whose baby was born prematurely at 27 weeks in Vietnam have arrived back in Wales. Aurelia, the daughter of Jessica Jones, from Borth y Gest near Porthmadog, and Alfredo Duenas was born by emergency Caesarean in Hanoi in October. She weighed...

BBC, Tuesday, 00:53
 
Glasgow's alcohol court to deal with domestic abuse

Glasgow's alcohol court to deal with domestic abuse

Scotland's first alcohol court is to be extended, a year on from its introduction in Glasgow. Two sheriffs in the city currently deal with offenders convicted of offences where alcohol abuse was a significant contributory factor. From next month, the...

BBC, Tuesday, 00:53
 
Puppy and kitten pet shop sales could be banned in Wales

Puppy and kitten pet shop sales could be banned in Wales

The sale of puppies and kittens through pet shops would be banned in Wales under plans being put out to consultation. Wales' rural affairs minister Lesley Griffiths said there was clear evidence such sales can contribute to an increase risk of...

BBC, Tuesday, 00:53
 

The long and contentious story of the £1bn Aberdeen bypass

It has been a long and winding road, but nine years after being approved and a somewhat bumpy ride the £1bn Aberdeen bypass journey is finally complete. A peripheral route around the Granite City was first considered back in the 1950s but it took...

BBC, Tuesday, 00:53
 
Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Clothing brands and retailers should pay a penny on every garment they sell to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme. That's the view of MPs, who say "fast fashion" is a major contributor to greenhouse gases, water pollution, air pollution and...

BBC, Tuesday, 00:02
 
LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz 'racially attacked' in London

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz 'racially attacked' in London

An anti-extremism campaigner said he was "racially attacked" and hit in the face outside a theatre. Maajid Nawaz said a white man attacked him while he was stood alone outside the Soho Theatre in central London. The LBC radio presenter...

BBC, Monday, 23:52
 
Evil World’s End murderer Angus Sinclair 'close to death' in prison

Evil World’s End murderer Angus Sinclair 'close to death' in prison

Notorious World’s End murderer Angus Sinclair is close to death, according to a prison source. The killer who was sentenced to 37 years in jail in 2014 was said to be “unresponsive in his bed” at Glenochil Prison today. The source told the Daily...

Daily Record, Monday, 22:49
 

Forger jailed after using £180k tax fraud to pay back money made in counterfeit cash scam

A man who carried out a £180,000 VAT tax fraud to repay money he had previously made as a forger has been jailed for more than two years. John Farrell, 61, used fake passports and driving licences to set up bogus companies and bank accounts to...

Daily Record, Monday, 21:51
 

'Bring back T in the Park!' Scottish Twitter reacts to TRNSMT 2019 line-up

Fans have taken to social media to have their say on the TRNSMT Festival line-up was announced earlier today. The July event will see three days of acts from around the world entertain thousands at Glasgow Green . After the acts were revealed people...

Daily Record, Monday, 21:02
 
Islamophobia behind far-right rise in UK, report says

Islamophobia behind far-right rise in UK, report says

Islamophobia has become the driving force behind the rise of far-right movements in the UK, according to an anti-racism charity. Hope Not Hate says anti-Muslim prejudice has replaced immigration as the "key driver" of the groups. A report...

BBC, Monday, 19:38
 
Family of missing Scots footballer plead with him to come home

Family of missing Scots footballer plead with him to come home

The family of a footballer who has gone AWOL have pleaded with him to come home. Richard Finnis disappeared on Saturday and missed Strathspey Thistle ’s 1-0 win against Lossiemouth. Police want to speak to the 30-year-old in connection with an alleged...

Daily Record, Monday, 19:31
 
'Cowards and traitors' - how Twitter reacted to Labour resignations

'Cowards and traitors' - how Twitter reacted to Labour resignations

A group of former Labour MPs have been called "cowards and traitors" on social media after quitting the party. The seven faced calls on Twitter to stand down and trigger by-elections amid claims they were boosting the Conservatives by...

BBC, Monday, 18:51
 
The remarkable E-Fit image created by victim that helped snare serial sex beast

The remarkable E-Fit image created by victim that helped snare serial sex beast

This is the remarkable E-fit image that helped nail serial sex attacker Sean Moynihan. The monster, who was convicted of sexually attacking a 15-year-old girl at knifepoint in Paisley in 2008, is already serving a life sentence for two rapes . The...

Daily Record, Monday, 17:43
 

Family of missing Liam Smith 'realistic about challenges of finding him' as search scaled back

The family of a 16-year-old missing from Aberdeen for three months "are being realistic about the challenges around finding him" as the search operation is scaled back. Liam Smith  was reported missing on Sunday November 18 having last been...

Daily Record, Monday, 17:37
 


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