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Scots passenger flight declares mid-air emergency sparking diversion

A SCOTS Ryanair flight has declared a mid-air emergency. The plane is travelling from Edinburgh to Alicante, Spain, and a 7700 squawk code was issued, signalling an emergency onboard. The flight departed from Edinburgh at 7:39am UK time and is due to land in Alicante at 11:20 Spanish time.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  11 minutes ago 0
Scots passenger flight declares mid-air emergency sparking diversion

My mum, 84, waited 15 hours to be seen by medic at hospital – the delay was awful

THE family of a Scots pensioner have hit out after she faced an 'appalling' 15-hour wait to see a medic. Iris Arnott, 84, was referred to Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital on Thursday when her blood pressure became "dangerously" high. Her daughter, Linda, claims she was left to sit and wait throughout the night before she was treated by a doctor at 9:30am the following morning.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  54 minutes ago 0
My mum, 84, waited 15 hours to be seen by medic at hospital – the delay was awful

'Indyref2? Anything to detract from the SNP's poor domestic record'

UNFORTUNATELY, the idea of a second Scottish Referendum has reared its head once again. Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of the Scottish Parliament, has suggested that there should be a rerun of the referendum on Scottish independence, and it should be next autumn. You won’t be surprised to hear that in my view this would be the entirely wrong thing to happen.

newsandstar.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 14
'Indyref2? Anything to detract from the SNP's poor domestic record'

Edinburgh airport flight delay leads to father and son £3,000 holiday hell

The duo had a rough ride with their flight from Edinburgh to Dublin being delayed which led to them missing their connection. But stress levels would only increase after they arrived in America. A father son travelling from Edinburgh airport has spoken of their holiday horror as they were stung for £3,000.

edinburghlive.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 0
Edinburgh airport flight delay leads to father and son £3,000 holiday hell

Scots dad has leg amputated after fall down stairs led to deadly sepsis

Chris Masterson, 43, broke his leg after tripping down the stairs and 18 months later he has just had it amputated. A Scots dad has had his leg amputated after a fall down the stairs at home led to deadly sepsis. Chris Masterson, from Forth, South Lanarkshire, was getting ready for work on Dec 5, 2020, when he tripped on his pyjama bottoms and tumbled down some steps.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 15
Scots dad has leg amputated after fall down stairs led to deadly sepsis

Scots taxi firm axes disabled services after new law bans them from charging extra

It comes after a change in the law designed to help wheelchair users led to some cab companies threatening to take cars out of service altogether. An award-winning taxi firm axed its service for disabled customers after new laws banned drivers from charging them more. Wellman Cars informed its passengers who suffer disabilities they would no longer be picked up.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 29
Scots taxi firm axes disabled services after new law bans them from charging extra

Scots losing out on millions in Universal Credit payments due to 'poverty tax'

EXCLUSIVE: SNP MP Chris Stephens uncovered the scale of the DWP deductions system which strips cash each month from some of the least-well off households in the country. Scots claiming Universal Credit are losing millions of pounds every month as a result of deductions system branded a "poverty tax".

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 10
Scots losing out on millions in Universal Credit payments due to 'poverty tax'

Scottish covid levels rise for fifth week as estimated one in 18 have virus

The latest ONS figures showed that in the week ending June 24, an estimated 288,200 people in Scotland had Covid-19. This amounts to 5.47 per cent of the population having the virus. Coronavirus levels in Scotland have risen again, with new figures showing an estimated one in 18 people have the virus.

glasgowlive.co.uk ,  12 hours ago 2
Scottish covid levels rise for fifth week as estimated one in 18 have virus

Scots cops 'very concerned' for man who vanished in the Highlands almost one month ago

Police say Humza remains missing days after they renewed appeals and said they were "very concerned." Scots cops have renewed appeals for a man who vanished in the Highlands almost one month ago. Officers said they were "very concerned" for the welfare of Humza Khan earlier this week after he went missing on June 8.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  14 hours ago 5
Scots cops 'very concerned' for man who vanished in the Highlands almost one month ago

Pedestrian struck by car on Scots road as emergency services rush to scene

The extent of the pedestrian's injuries is not yet known. A pedestrian has been struck by a car on a Scots road this afternoon. Emergency services rushed to the scene on Clarkston Road, Glasgow, around 4.35pm on Friday. The extent of the pedestrian's injuries is not yet known.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 46
Pedestrian struck by car on Scots road as emergency services rush to scene

Argentina a key destination on Scotland’s World Cup path, says Grant Gilchrist

Grant Gilchrist believes the three-Test series in Argentina is crucial to setting Scotland on the right path ahead of next year’s World Cup. Gregor Townsend’s side play the first of their matches against the Pumas in San Salvador de Jujuy on Saturday evening. And Gilchrist, who will captain the Scots in the absence of regular skipper Stuart Hogg, feels they can use their time in South America to start generating momentum and a positive vibe which can carry them towards the showpiece tournament in France in a little over a year.

barryanddistrictnews.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 0
Argentina a key destination on Scotland’s World Cup path, says Grant Gilchrist

Covid Scotland: One in 18 people have coronavirus as cases soar

An infection expert has suggested a strengthened publicity campaign is needed to encourage people to wear masks indoors as it was revealed one in 18 people in Scotland are estimated to have Covid. Professor Hugh Pennington, an esteemed microbiologist from the University of Aberdeen, said it was not clear why case rates were higher in Scotland than elsewhere in the UK.

edinburghnews.scotsman.com ,  15 hours ago 0
Covid Scotland: One in 18 people have coronavirus as cases soar

Bargain hunter shares how she reduced her energy bill by doing just one thing

As energy prices are set to rise, millions of Scots are cutting back where they can. One woman has shared how she has saved some cash on her gas and electric bills. A woman has taken to social media to share how she was able to reduce her energy bill as millions of homes around the UK feel the pinch.

glasgowlive.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 66
Bargain hunter shares how she reduced her energy bill by doing just one thing

Lorraine Kelly tells brave Scots cancer battler she’s just like pal Dame Deborah James

LORRAINE Kelly chatted with a brave cancer victim yesterday - and told her she was just like her pal Dame Deborah James. The Scots telly star caught up with Sophy Mitchell, who’s 30 but has been given only six months to live. Lorraine revealed she was amazed at how upbeat she was dispute being given a death sentence.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  16 hours ago 0
Lorraine Kelly tells brave Scots cancer battler she’s just like pal Dame Deborah James

Scots waitress slammed for biting cop while 'ludicrously' drunk after 19th birthday bash

Alicja Kosno sunk her teeth into the constable's arm while being handcuffed after kicking off in Edinburgh's city centre. A waitress was slammed by a sheriff for getting “ludicrously” drunk celebrating her 19th birthday and biting a police officer on the arm. Alicja Kosno left the constable with a bloody wound after sinking her teeth into him while being arrested, a court heard.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 4
Scots waitress slammed for biting cop while 'ludicrously' drunk after 19th birthday bash

Scots thief who killed pensioner while disguised as postman jailed for life

Martin Stewart shoved after stealing cash and ransacking the 79 year-old's flat at Restalrig Circus in Edinburgh. Margaret Grant A serial criminal who killed a pensioner after getting into her home by pretending to be a postman has been handed a life sentence. Martin Stewart shoved Margaret Grant after stealing cash and ransacking the 79 year-old's flat in Restalrig Circus in Edinburgh on January 24 2020.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  17 hours ago 3
Scots thief who killed pensioner while disguised as postman jailed for life

Avoch footballer Rachel McLauchlan daring to dream of chance to represent Scotland at 2023 World Cup

Rachel McLauchlan’s dreams of representing Scotland at the 2023 World Cup are still alive thanks to the women’s side’s play-offs success. The 24-year-old, who fails from Avoch on the Black Isle, helped Scotland to second-place in qualifying Group B, having featured in four of the seven qualifiers thus far.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  18 hours ago 0
Avoch footballer Rachel McLauchlan daring to dream of chance to represent Scotland at 2023 World Cup

One in 18 in Scotland now have Covid-19 latest figures show

CORONAVIRUS levels in Scotland have risen again, with new figures showing an estimated one in 18 people have the virus. It is the fifth week in a row that data from the Office for National Statistics has shown infections in Scotland going up. In the last full week of May, it was estimated that one in 50 Scots had the virus.

peeblesshirenews.com ,  18 hours ago 0
One in 18 in Scotland now have Covid-19 latest figures show

Crazed Scots trucker who ploughed lorry into lover's house after drunken fight faces jail

A witness described sounds 'like an earthquake' as the man repeatedly reversed his HGV into the house, completely wrecking the property. A crazed trucker destroyed his lover's home after deliberately smashing his lorry into the front of her house. Derek Wellington had flown into a drunken rage after Sara Cassidy refused to meet him last September 6.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  18 hours ago 2
Crazed Scots trucker who ploughed lorry into lover's house after drunken fight faces jail