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Bigi: This free-kick could have spurred comeback

Motherwell ace Gael Bigirimana reflected on the agonising Hampden moment when his free-kick came back off the crossbar against Celtic.

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Five flowers that hay fever sufferers can enjoy this summer

It’s the time of year when hay fever sufferers are exposed to copious amount of lavish floral displays in gardens and at weddings that they simply can’t enjoy due to their allergies.

Lifestyle
Fox had to be put down after getting caught in netting

Fox put down after it got caught in netting

The Scottish SPCA is encouraging the public to ensure their gardens are tidy and free from any netting after a fox in Lanarkshire had to be put to sleep after getting caught in anti-weed fabric.

Environment
Uddingston singer Georgia Cecile

Uddingston singer nominated for ‘Best Vocalist’ at Scottish Jazz Awards

An Uddingston singer is hoping to land a top award in a prestigious jazz competition.

Music
North Lanarkshire Council headquarters in Motherwell

Scots Tory councillor expelled over links to BNP

A North Lanarkshire councillor has been expelled from the Scottish Conservatives over his past links to the British National Party.

Politics
Serial sex offender is back in the dock

Serial sex offender is back in the dock

A convicted sex offender from Motherwell sent indecent photos of himself to an undercover police officer posing as a 13-year-old girl.

Crime
Our eight-page pullout is packed with player interviews, ratings and match facts

Be sure to pick up your bumper eight-page commemorative William Hill Scottish Cup final pullout!

Be sure to pick up your copy of the Motherwell Times from tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, priced just 95p, as it includes a special commemorative eight-page pullout reviewing Motherwell FC's brave but ultimately unsuccessful effort to win Saturday's William Hill Scottish Cup final as they went down 2-0 to Celtic.

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Reeltime celebrated its 20th anniversary last year and has plenty more to smile about now

Seized cash will pay for project

Money seized from criminals will allow 50 young people to take part in an exciting series of music and media workshops,

Education
Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson with actor Brian Cox

MSP Clare joins all-star panel to discuss future

Motherwell and Wishaw MSP Clare Adamson joined a number of prominent figures to discuss Scotland’s future.

Politics

Gallery: Motherwell fans at Hampden Park

It may not have produced the result they wanted but thousands of Motherwell fans certainly had a memorable day out at Hampden on Saturday.

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Russell Griffiths (pictured playing against Ross County last season) has made six league appearances for Motherwell in this campaign

Griffiths, Petravicius and Plummer to be released by Motherwell FC on May 31

Motherwell's summer squad rebuilding plans have started early with the news that goalkeeper Russell Griffiths, winger Deimantas Petravicius and defender Ellis Plummer will be released when their contracts expire on May 31.

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The four divisions have seen an increase in footfall. Picture: Alan Murray

Surge in football attendances at SPFL grounds

More people than ever before are watching Scottish football.

Football
Lightburn Elderly Association

Give back to your local community with The Health Lottery

The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in South West Scotland during the week beginning Sunday May 20 – and it needs your support.
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IN QUOTES: Motherwell boss Robinson reflects on Celtic's Scottish Cup win

Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson hailed his battling Steelmen after they suffered a 2-0 defeat to Celtic in the Scottish Cup final.

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Teaching union warns over CCTV in classrooms.

Union warns councils over CCTV in classrooms

CCTV cameras should not be used by local authorities to gather data for performance management purposes, a teaching union has said.

Education
The closest Motherwell came to scoring all day on Saturday as Gael Bigirimana's late free-kick is sent crashing off the crossbar (Pic by Ian McFadyen)

Motherwell defeated 2-0 by Celtic in William Hill Scottish Cup final

There was major disappointment for Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson and his players on Saturday as they went down to a 2-0 defeat against Celtic in the William Hill Scottish Cup final, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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Stevie Kirk and manager Tommy McLean after winning the 1991 Scottish Cup

Motherwell legend Stevie Kirk thinks his 2018 version Curtis Main can sink Celtic in cup final

The last man to score a winning goal for Motherwell in a Scottish Cup final reckons current striker Curtis Main can be his 2018 version.

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Uk whisky map created by Premier Inn

Interactive ‘whisky’ map of the UK launched

To celebrate World Whisky Day today (May 19), a leading hotel company has created the first ever interactive whisky map of the UK.

Lifestyle
Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows outside her constituency office

Motherwell wished luck for the final in Parliament

Motherwell and Wishaw MP Marion Fellows has submitted a motion to Parliament cheering Motherwell FC in Scottish Cup final against Celtic.

Politics
Extra seats on trains for fans travelling to big game

Extra seats on trains for fans travelling to big game

ScotRail is adding extra carriages to trains between Glasgow Central and Mount Florida to help fans travel to the Scottish Cup final tomorrow (Saturday).

Transport
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