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School in mourning after pupil dies

A school is in mourning after the sudden death of a 14-year-old pupil with a “super” personality.

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Bellshill branch of Airdrie Savings Bank.

Double blow for town as bank branches set to close

Bellshill has been dealt a double blow with the loss of two Main Street bank branches.

Business
Craig Dymock (far right) participated in several charity cycles in aid of CHAS

Indoor cycling event in memory of Craig for charity he ‘loved’

A charity event takes place on Sunday, Jaunary 29, in memory of New Stevenston man Craig Dymock.

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The new Pizza Hut Delivery in Merry Street

Pizza chain delivers new takeaway to Motherwell

The new Pizza Hut Delivery in Merry Street, Motherwell, will open before the end of January.

Business
Scotlands First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

First Minister to address National Farmers’ Union AGM

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is to address delegates attending NFU Scotland’s AGM, annual dinner and conference being staged in Glasgow next month.

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St Patrick's Cemetery at Dalzell Estate.

Volunteers needed for cemetery survey at Dalzell Estate

North Lanarkshire Council is looking for volunteers to help with a survey at St Patrick’s graveyard in the Dalzell Estate.

Environment
The Accident and Emergency Department at Wishaw General

6,000 patients wait more than four hours at Wishaw A&E

More than 6,000 patients waited longer than four hours for treatment at Wishaw General’s A&E department last year.

Health 1
Cath Muir from Newarthill holds her grandfathers watch flanked by curator Emily Malcolm and Sidneys nephew Dr Ernie Worrall. Pic: Craig Foy/SNS Group

History comes alive for Cath and family

A Newarthill woman has been reunited with a piece of family history as well as a family member she never knew existed.

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Scottish Rugby 7s team members who train at Ravenscraig were joined by gym regulars and staff to promote the Sloshathon.

World record attempt at Ravenscraig to raise funds for British Transplant Games

If you want to be a record breaker and raise money for a great cause, take your dancing shoes along to Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Sunday.

Health
Netflix users have been contacted recently by email scammers.

Warning over Netflix scam

Netflix users are being urged to watch out for online scammers who are targeting users’ login and bank account details.

Crime
The Scotsman reporters' room, 1948.

BBC documentary celebrates 200 years of The Scotsman

As The Scotsman prepares to celebrate its 200th birthday from Wednesday 25th January, its full story is about to be told in a major new television documentary, airing tonight on BBC Two Scotland, at 9pm.

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BTs new system aims to block millions of nuisance calls every week.

BT “declares war” on nuisance calls

A service that aims to block nuisance telephone calls before they actually reach the recipients is being launched by BT.

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Minister for Public Health and Sport Aileen Campbell.

Projects given a sporting chance

Six projects that will deliver programmes to improve access to physical activities for people across Scotland are sharing £210,000 of funding.

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Kyle Young has been in trouble with the courts again. 
Pic Sam Hardie/Pressteam.

Sex offender sent naked picture to 
female pensioner

A former Motherwell teacher who was struck off for sexually harassing a 13-year-old pupil has admitted sending a naked photo of himself to a pensioner.

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The Scottish Government is to commission a review of the way health and social care services are provided over public holiday periods. The move has been backed by Shona Robison, health secretary.

Review of health and care public holiday services

The Scottish Government is to commission a review of the way health and social care services are provided over public holiday periods.

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Building work is due to begin at Tunnock's in May.

Tunnock’s parking plan could be just what doctor ordered

Tunnock’s is trying to tackle the problem of its workers parking on streets surrounding the Uddingston bakery.

Transport
Children at the official opening of the park in 2013.

Fires spell trouble at woodland park

Vandals have been slammed for starting fires at Old Mine Nature Park in Fallside.

Environment
A report has been published by the Institute of Physics.

Physics businesses bring in over £15 bn to the Scottish economy

Physics-based industries contribute more than £15 bn annually to the Scottish economy and are responsible for the employment of more than half a million people, according to a new report published today by the Institute of Physics.

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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2015, file photo, former professional wrestler Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka leaves Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown, Pa. A lawyer representing Snuka said family members told him that Snuka died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at his son-in-law�"s home near Pompano Beach in Florida. Snuka, who was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 1996, was 73. (Michael Kubel/The Morning Call via AP, File)

Obituary: Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka, WWE wrestler

Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka, wrestler. Born: 18 May 1943 in Fiji. Died: 15 January 2017 in Florida, aged 73

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Consumers in Scotland are splashing cash on new goals they are likely to give up on before the end of January.

Scots spend £121 a month on broken New Year resolutions

With each New Year comes New Year resolutions, but research reveals consumers in Scotland are splashing cash on new goals they are likely to give up on before the end of January.

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