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Knifeman faced up to police officers

A rowdy who challenged police officers to fight while holding a knife has been jailed for 11 months.

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People lay flowers in Manchester to remember all those who were killed in Monday night's terror attack. Photo - SWNS

Holytown mum thanks good Samaritan following terror attack

A Holytown mum has thanked the good Samaritan who gave her daughter and a friend train tickets to get home after the Manchester terror attack.

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The shot of Myra Hindley in Fife, taken by Ian Brady. Copyright: Duncan Staff/SWNS

Photo links infamous child killers to east of Scotland

A chilling photograph taken by serial killer Ian Brady of his accomplice Myra Hindley has been identified as a Fife beauty spot.

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Police officers outside the Manchester Arena where 22 concert-goers have been reported killed in a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena. Ariana Grande had just finished her performance when two 'loud bangs' were reportedly heard at between 10.40pm and 10.45pm. Pic: SWNS.com

Bellshill mum and daughter left Manchester concert before terror attack

A Bellshill woman has told how she left the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester early because her daughter felt unwell.

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Hamilton Sheriff Court heard dozens of cannabis plants were seized from the hidden basement of a house in Newarthill. The occupant, William Brown, admitted cultivating the drug.

Cannabis farm found hidden in basement

Police found cannabis plants worth up to £33,000 after uncovering a drugs cultivation in the hidden basement of a Newarthill house.

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Thugs attacked man and stole his car

Thugs attacked man and stole his car

Detectives are appealing for information after a man was assaulted and robbed of his car in Stepps on Friday.

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Gary Pugh went missing after rape allegation was made

Man who went missing is guilty of rape

A rapist who sparked a missing person hunt after his victim confronted him is behind bars.

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Court heard man defied order to stay clear of his ex

Man jailed for attacking ex

A man has been jailed for 10 months after he forced his way into a Motherwell flat and attacked his ex-girlfriend.

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Staffordshire bull terrier (library picture)

Man on dog attack charges

Two women were allegedly injured after a man set a dog on them in Motherwell.

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Court heard of trouble at flat

Unpaid work order for damaging flat

A Motherwell tower resident damaged another flat in the same block before fighting with police officers.

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Paul O'Neill (left) on duty at Recreation Park

Not the usual kind of hacker referee Paul has to deal with

One of Scotland’s top football officials went into extra time this weekend to tackle the impact of cyber hackers on NHS Lanarkshire.

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Hunt is on for New Stevenston bag snatcher

Hunt is on for New Stevenston bag snatcher

Detectives are appealing for information after an elderly woman had her bag snatched in New Stevenston earlier today (Tuesday).

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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Andrew Murray was given a second chance at court

Cheese attacker must get the job done

An attacker who broke a man’s cheekbone then failed to carry out community service has been given another chance to stay out of jail.

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Dog-walker stabbed for refusing to give thug his phone

Dog-walker stabbed for refusing to give thug his phone

A man walking his dog in Hamilton on Friday afternoon was stabbed by a thug who wanted to steal his mobile phone.

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Court heard of Lafferty's previous convictions for knife crime

Knifeman back in prison

A repeat knife offender has been jailed for two years after he was caught with a blade in an Uddingston street.

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Trading standards' Paul Bannister

From cannabis to fireworks

A convicted drug dealer was back in the dock after selling fireworks illegally.

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Louie is recovering with the SSPCA

Overweight cat found abandoned in park

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found abandoned in Calder Park, Motherwell.

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M&D's Theme Park

Five-figure sum stolen in theme park robbery

A five-figure sum of cash was stolen from M&D’s Theme Park in the early hours of Tuesday (May 9) morning.

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