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  1. The Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow goes bust
  2. Team Scotland athletes to parade through Glasgow
  3. Dungavel detainee tested for Ebola
  4. Madison Horn death: Man to stand trial for murder

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    Marianne Taylor

    BBC Scotland news

    Right, that's all from Scotland Live for this week.

    We'll be back at 08:00 on Monday with all the latest, news, sport, weather and travel from across the country.

    Meantime, you can keep up to date with events throughout the weekend on the BBC News Scotland website.

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    The Scottish Sun

    @ScottishSun tweets: Tattie Marshall thanks the country and says his new nickname is the Messi of bowls.

    Tattie Marshall
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    Huw Williams

    BBC Scotland reporter

    Team Scotland signed a saltire before the athletes' parade. Here it is...

    Signed saltire
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    You can watch our video filmed from the athletes' bus as it moved through Glasgow here.

    Euan Barton on the bus
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    Many of the athletes, including gold medal-winning swimmer Ross Murdoch, are being interviewed in front of the thousands who have gathered at George Square, where the parade ended.

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    Appetite for more?

    Jim Spence

    BBC Sport

    @bbcjimspence tweets: What support. The games have woken an appetite for more than just football methinks #ThankYouScotland

    Jim Spence tweet
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    Hat trick

    @glasgowlife tweets: Wellington is ready to tip his 'hat' to the athletes as the excitement builds in the City centre #thankyouscotland

    Glasgow Life tweet 15 August
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    Beam me up, Scottie

    @STVGlasgow tweets: Even the Scottie Dogs are at George Square for the #ThankYouScotland party.

    Scottie dog
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    Almost there

    The Glasgow 2014 parade floats are turning into Queen Street as they make the final approach to George Square, where thousands of people are waiting to greet them.

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    On the big screen

    A big screen reminder of Team Scotland's medal haul for everyone at George Square.

    Big screen at george Square
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    Magic bus

    @MonDud10 tweets: fitting message and great vantage point outside @SearchRecruits #ThankYouScotland #BestGamesEver

    Team Scotland
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    Judo gold

    @LucyJWhyte tweets: Celebrations with Judo gold medallists @bigyin78 and Chris Sherrington.

    Judo player
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    Smiling faces

    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    Team Scotland's youngest medal winner Erraid Davies with fellow swimmer Corrie Scott as the parade heads towards George Square.

    Lorna Gordon at Athletes' Parade
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    The Mailman delivers

    Gold medal winning boxer Charlie Flynn delivers a message to the crowds who have turned out to cheer Scotland's record-breaking athletes.

    Charlie Flynn vine

    You can watch the video here.

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    Glasgow 2014 parade

    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    Erraid Davies, the 13-year-old swimmer from Shetland, who took bronze in the para-sport women's 100m breaststroke, said Glasgow 2014 was "amazing".

    "It is really good to be able to thank everyone," she said.

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    Musical tribute

    @SomaRecords tweets: Looking forward to welcome @Team_Scotland Athletes' Parade in Argyle St with this classic

    A positive education
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    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    Corrie Scott, who took bronze in the 50m breaststroke at Glasgow 2014, said the atmosphere at the swimming pool at Tollcross was incredible.

    She said: "In the pool, because it was a closed roof, it was so loud. I was talking to Erraid Davies earlier and we said we could not have done that, we could not have got our medals, if it was not for Glasgow. So, thank you very much."

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    Glasgow 2014 parade

    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    Wrestler Alex Gladkov, who won a Commonwealth Games bronze medal in the 65kg category, said: "It is just fantastic. All the people here are so happy and enjoying themselves and so am I.

    "Half way through my match in the games I got my leg injured and the crowd carried me through to my bronze medal. Thank you very much."

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    On the bus

    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    It is going faster than I thought. We are now on Sauchiehall Street and, wow, what a turnout. There are hundreds if not thousands of people taking part in this one last celebration of the Commonwealth Games.

    We are on the front float of seven that are making there way through the thoroughfares of Glasgow.

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    Flying the flag

    @LucyJWhyte tweets: Flagbearer @Euan_Burton saying #thankyouscotland on #2014Parade

    Euan Burton
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    Sing when you're winning

    @les622 tweets: The Clydesiders Chorus!

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    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    Team Scotland Wrestlers Viorel Etko and Alex Gladkov show off their medals to office workers on Sauchiehall Street!

    Team Scotland wrestlers
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    Crowds out for parade

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    Give us a wave!

    Waving to the crowds along Sauchiehall Street, near Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

    Athletes' parade
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    First Minister (@ScotGovFM) tweets: FM @AlexSalmond with @Team_Scotland just before the start of today's athletes parade #ThankYouScotland #Glasgow2014

    FM @AlexSalmond with @Team_Scotland just before the start of today's athletes parade #ThankYouScotland #Glasgow2014
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    Scottish Cycling tweets: On the trucks and ready to go! #ThankYouScotland

    scottish cycling
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    Float on

    Alasdair Lamont

    Senior football reporter, BBC Scotland

    The floats are full of the athletes, our gold and silver and bronze medal winners. I see Erraid Davies, the young 13-year-old swimmer from Shetland on the first float, alongside Ross Murdoch, the man who surprised just about everyone, including himself, to beat Michael Jamieson to gold in the swimming. And then our gold medal-winning bowlers in the second float.

    There is certainly a good atmosphere and one hopes there will be plenty of crowds out to greet them as the floats wind their way through the city.

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    Chef speaks

    Speaking ahead of the parade, Jon Doig, Team Scotland Chef de Mission, said: "The Athletes' Parade is an exciting opportunity for Team Scotland to thank the people of Scotland for their backing throughout the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

    "Their support is vital, roaring on our athletes as they proudly compete for Scotland and the Parade will be a fitting finale, where everyone can share in the moment and celebrate the achievements of the Games."

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    Parade start

    Alasdair Lamont

    Senior football reporter, BBC Scotland

    The crowd is not massive outside Kelvingrove, the starting point of this parade. The five floats are all ready to go. There are only a couple of hundred people here but obviously the hope is there will be people lining the streets as it goes through the city and winds up at George Square.

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    Athletes' parade begins

    @Team_Scotland tweets: And we're off - Make some noise Glasgow! #ThankYouScotland

    Team Scotland tweet
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    Here is the route for the Commonwealth Games athletes parade through Glasgow, which is ready to set off any minute.

    Parade route

    The athletes' parade is due to start at Kelvingrove Art Gallery at 16:15 before making its way along Sauchiehall Street.

    It will turn on to Blythswood Street, travel along West George Street before turning on to Wellington Street.

    The parade will turn on to Argyle Street, before travelling up Queen Street and passing Royal Exchange Square en route to George Square, for the all ticket finale.

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    Gearing up

    Lorna Gordon

    BBC News Scotland correspondent

    The calm before the crowds... Team Scotland swimmers Rachel Masson, Rachael O'Donnell and Erraid Davies prepare to set out on the athletes' parade through Glasgow.

    Rachel Masson, Rachael O'Donnell and Erraid Davies
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    Commonwealth Parade

    Glasgow Sport tweets: The athletes are ready to set off from Kelvingrove - get your spot on the route and gie it laldy! #ThankYouScotland

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    More powers for islands

    Plans to give Scotland's islands greater representation in the UK government have been announced by Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael.

    Legislation will be scrutinised to ensure it takes account of island priorities, the Scotland Office will have a dedicated islands representative and an oil and gas islands forum will assist decision-making in the sector, said Mr Carmichael.


    The Scottish government has already launched a plan for more powers for Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles should the country vote for independence.

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    Huw Williams

    BBC Scotland reporter

    Team Scotland gather at Kelvingrove ahead of Commonwealth Games parade. On @BBCNewsdrive and Reporting Scotland.

    Team Scotland
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    Houses tested for radon gas

    About 1,150 council houses in the Highlands are to be tested for radon gas.

    Highland Council said the monitoring will be done in the areas where there was the highest risk of the naturally occurring radioactive gas and there was no acute risk from radon.

    The monitoring will last three months.

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    Edinburgh film studio plan

    Plans for a film studio on the outskirts of Edinburgh have been submitted to Midlothian Council.

    The £40m Pentland Studios project would offer studio space and production facilities in the Straiton area of the city.

    Creative Scotland has ringfenced £1m towards the cost of a Scottish studio, while the Scottish government has pledged a further £2m loan. But several organisations have expressed interest in developing different sites into studios.

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    Kille sign Ngoo

    Kilmarnock have announced the signing of striker Michael Ngoo on a two-year contract.

    Michael Ngoo signs for Kilmarnock

    The 21-year-old, who had a spell on loan at Hearts last year, was released by Liverpool at the end of last season.

    Ngoo goes straight into the Killie squad for the match with Ross County tomorrow.

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    Gaza appeal

    Scottish donations to the DEC Gaza Crisis Appeal continue to rise, with £619k pledged so far.

    The UK-wide appeal has raised more than £9m in the seven days since it was launched.

    Gaza prayers

    Save the Children said: "Donations from people in Scotland are helping our member agencies boost their aid response, particularly during this period of relative peace."

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    Weather update

    Christopher Blanchett

    BBC Weather presenter

    It will be a cloudy afternoon with some bright intervals. The occasional light shower is possible where the cloud is thickest.

    This evening, further light showers across eastern coastal areas with thicker cloud developing in the north west and through the isles - introducing some outbreaks of rain across the Highlands. Temperatures should hit the 11C mark.

    You can watch a full weather forecast here.

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    Robin Williams tribute

    Pauline McLean

    BBC Scotland

    The University of Edinburgh will hold a special outdoor screening of Good Will Hunting on 19 August as a tribute to Robin Williams, who died this week.

    robin williams

    Williams won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 1998 for his role in the drama.

    All proceeds from the screening will be donated to The Scottish Association for Mental Health.

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    Edinburgh fire

    A fire at a restaurant in Edinburgh's Old Town. led to homes being evacuated.

    About 20 firefighters were called to the scene in Blackfriars Street after the fire broke out at 11:15.

    The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the blaze in the five-storey building had been extinguished by 14:00.

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    More road closures

    Additional roads in Glasgow will be shut from 16:00 to 00:00 today to accommodate the athletes' parade through the city.

    The roads affected are:

    • Argyle Street eastbound from Union Street,
    • Queen Street, Montrose Street between George Street and Ingram Street
    • Ingram Street westbound from Glassford Street
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    Greenock Telegraph

    @greenocktele tweets: Firm ordered to remove 800 tonnes of 'waste' from Kilmacolm farmland

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    Violinist Nicola Benedetti tweets: 3 hour flight delay - airport bathroom will do for now.
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    Stuart leaves County

    Ross County midfielder Stuart Kettlewell leaves the Scottish Premiership outfit.

    The 30-year-old, who made 132 appearances for the Staggies, helped the club secure top-flight promotion in 2012.

    Stuart kettlewell
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    Traffic Scotland tweets: A82 both ways @ Pulpit Rock - closed due to an RTC within the roadworks. Emergency services in attendance.

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    Your pictures

    Neil MacNeill from Edinburgh emailed us this stunning shot across Perthshire from Farragon Hill, looking across to Ben a'Ghlo.

    Farragon Hill near Aberfeldy

    Email or tweet us your pictures using #ScotlandLive.

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    Fish talks

    Fiona Stalker

    BBC Scotland reporter

    Scottish Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead and UK government counterpart Elizabeth Truss at Peterhead quayside following talks discussing an action plan to help the fishing industry hit by Russian food ban.

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    Sex attacker jailed

    Rapist Robert Dewar has been jailed for 10 years for sex attacks on five women over a 15-year period.

    Dewar, 48, from Fife, was sentenced for five serious sexual assaults and four attacks on women which endangered their lives between 1998 and 2013.

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    Reid in indyref warning

    Independence would see public services in Scotland subjected to greater cuts than under Margaret Thatcher's government, former Labour home secretary Lord Reid has claimed.

    John Reid

    During a speech in Midlothian ahead of September's referendum, Lord Reid said an independent Scotland would face spending cuts of £6bn, meaning "schools and hospitals in Scotland would be at risk".

    In reply, former Scottish Labour Party chairman Bob Thomson, now a leading member of Labour for Independence, said: "Increasing numbers of Labour members and supporters are realising that an independent Scottish Parliament offers a much better way of making sure that the wealth of Scotland works for all the people of Scotland than an out-of-touch Westminster ever has."

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    Nuclear future?

    How might independence affect the Trident, the UK's nuclear weapons programme based on the Clyde? BBC Scotland's James Cook has been finding out as part of our daily series examining the big questions ahead of September's referendum.

    Faslane base
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    Shipyard response

    Politicians have been reacting to the news that Ferguson Shipbuilders in Port Glasgow has gone bust, with the loss of 70 jobs.

    Ferguson shipyard

    First Minister Alex Salmond said a taskforce would be convened to discuss the future of the site.

    He tweeted: "Thoughts with workforce at Ferguson Shipbuilders. @ScotGov convening taskforce to help all affected & identify opportunities for the yard."

    Meanwhile, Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont said: "I believe we can still save this shipyard and every avenue must be explored. We stand ready to work with the Scottish Government and do all we can to prevent job losses as a matter of priority."

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    Give me a wave!

    Proud dad Kenny Robertson snapped this great picture of his son learning to surf at Balevullin beach on the Isle of Tiree.

    Surfing lesson

    See more of the photographs you've sent us in our weekly gallery.

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    Hospitals receive £93m

    Almost £93m in funding has been approved for two major hospital projects.

    The new East Lothian Community Hospital will get £75m to provide orthopaedic services, stroke rehabilitation, enhanced imaging facilities and a social care day unit.

    Meanwhile, a further £17.9m is being invested at Monklands General in Airdrie for the creation of a new 10-bed intensive care unit and refurbishment of seven operating theatres.

    Health Secretary Alex Neil said: "By developing purpose-built community services and ensuring our hospitals have state-of-the-art facilities, we will ensure that all patients get the highest possible standards of care across all of our NHS services."

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    O'Hare in final

    Scots runner Chris O'Hare is through to the final of the 1500m at the European Championships in Zurich after winning his heat and recording the fastest time of the qualifiers.

    Chris O'Hare

    O'Hare won in a time of 3 minutes 39.24 seconds to reach Sunday's final.

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    Family sue over boy's death

    The family of a six-year-old boy who died after being pulled unconscious from a caravan park swimming pool are suing the campsite's owners.

    Aidan Sands was found at the bottom of the pool at the Red Lion Caravan Park in Arbroath on 18 June 2011.

    Aiden Sands

    He died in Ninewells Hospital in his native Dundee four days later.

    After his mother died last February, her parents have taken on a legal case against the campsite's owners for £50,000.

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    Travel latest

    BBC Scotland Travel


    On the M8 in Glasgow a breakdown has blocked one lane eastbound between Junction 14 Fruitmarket and Junction 13 Provan.

    There is also heavy congestion on the M77 southbound after an earlier accident at Monkton.

    On the ferries, strong winds mean a reduced CalMac service between Berneray and Leverburgh.

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    The grim reaper...

    @BBCScotland tweets: River City NEWS KLAXON..Raymond's quest for justice on the Shieldinch Regeneration Project has fatal consequences...

    River City's Raymond Henderson
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    Scotland Live

    Marianne Taylor

    BBC Scotland news

    By clicking on the Scotland Live link you'll get access to our new live page format which has improved video, audio and picture capabilities.

    Scotland Live screen shot

    We'd like to know what you think of the Scotland Live service - you can give us your thoughts here.

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    Lily's new year

    Lily Allen is to headline Edinburgh's Hogmanay Concert this year.

    lily allen

    The singer who returned recently after a self imposed retirement said she'd always wanted to spend Hogmanay in Scotland and expected it to be "extra special".

    Other performers have yet to be announced but tickets for the concert and other events in the three-day celebration will go on sale next Friday.

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    Calls for A9 upgrade

    The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has called for work to tackle a notorious hairpin bend on the A9 in Caithness to be accelerated.

    A9 hairpin

    A lorry fire at the Berriedale Braes on 5 August blocked the road for five hours.

    The SCC said accidents were a "frequent occurrence" and adversely affected businesses in the far north and Orkney.

    Transport Scotland said a solution to the hairpin was being progressed with a final decision to be announced later this year.

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    Moshsni back for Gers

    Bilel Mohsni will be available for selection by Rangers manager Ally McCoist ahead of tonight's Championship trip to the Falkirk Stadium.


    The defender is available after completing a two-match ban for headbutting during a pre-season tie against Derby County.

    Meanwhile Ian Black and Richard Foster remain doubts for Rangers with both players suffering calf strains.

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    Shipyard goes bust

    Ferguson Shipbuilders, the last commercial shipbuilder operating on the River Clyde, has gone into administration, with the loss of 70 of its 77 jobs.

    Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP have been appointed as joint administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders.

    A statement from the administrators said: "The group has experienced significant cash flow pressure in recent months and the lack of financial strength has hindered its ability to secure new vessel contracts from its core customer base. Recent attempts to secure investment into the business have proved unsuccessful."

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    Parade weather

    BBC Scotland Weather


    Thinking about going along to cheer the Commonwealth athletes' parade this afternoon?

    It should be a mainly fine and afternoon with sunny spells although there will be the chance of some showers. A strong breeze will make it feel colder than a pleasant 17C.

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    The Evening Times

    Biffy Clyro's Barrowland shows sell out in one minute.

    The Scottish rockers have apologised to disappointed fans after tickets for their special Glasgow shows in December sold out in 60 seconds.

    biffy clyro
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    Get Ready Glasgow tweets: A list of road closures for today's @Team_Scotland Athletes' Parade can be found here.

    The route will start at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum at 4.15pm before the seven-strong fleet of vehicles travel through the city to the finish at George Square.

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    The Herald

    Cautious optimism as Scottish drug deaths among under-25s lowest since records began.

    More than two thirds of those who died were over 35, many of whom were long-standing chaotic addicts who started abusing during the 1980s and 1990s. Just 32 were under 25.

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    Seabird success

    Some species of seabirds have had their most successful breeding seasons for a decade, according to the National Trust for Scotland.

    The National Trust for Scotland's studies on their property at Mingulay, showed that there were 1,642 pairs of Kittiwakes trying to nest, up 46% since last year.


    Other species, such as Razorbills, Common Guillemots and European Shags also recorded substantial improvements in both numbers and breeding success.

    Scotland is internationally important for its seabirds, having some 45% of the breeding population in the whole of the European Union.

    The National Trust for Scotland hosts almost a fifth of these at is properties of St Kilda, Mingulay, Fair Isle, Canna, St Abbs, Iona, Staffa and Unst.

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    Glasgow City progress

    Glasgow City progressed to the last 32 of the Women's Champions League after a 4-0 win over Zhilstroy of Ukraine guaranteed them top spot in their qualification group.

    Glasgow City win 4-0

    The results sees City progress without conceding a goal in three matches and means they will now be seeded 13th in the draw.

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    Castle stays on top

    Edinburgh Castle had its busiest July on record, with 223,107 visitors heading to the site over the course of the month. That was up 5% year-on-year.

    The castle is Scotland's number one paid-for visitor attraction, welcoming more than 1.4 million visitors in 2013.

    edinburgh castle

    Linlithgow Palace has also had a strong summer, welcoming record single-day visitor numbers for its annual Spectacular Jousting event, with more than 7,000 people descending on the palace and Peel on Saturday 5 July.

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    The Courier

    @thecourieruk tweets: Sister says 'legal highs' killed Arbroath man in just four months

    You can read the full story here.

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    Your views

    Why are we using our cars more than ever?

    Wullie Nicol emails: "Perhaps the fact that on some routes (on both bus and train) they are overcrowded and the companies are taking liberties with people's lives and safety.

    "All too often I have seen it that people have to stand, and this is on a service that knows when it will be busy, but do they put on another bus? Do they add another couple of carriages to a train? the answer to both is no. Why? Because it costs THEM money.

    "We are not allowed (quite rightly so) to travel at 30 MPH in a car without a seatbelt so why should we be asked to stand ( especially in a train), packed into these modes of transport which in a trains case can be moving faster than 30 mph and yet we are all unrestrained and standing, when all the while they put signs up stating, NO STANDING."

    "Either the government or the HSE authorities need to start looking at these situations before it's too late."

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    Football divide

    There is a growing gap in the finances of the large and smaller football clubs in Scotland's top league, according to a survey.

    Finance directors of 67 teams in the UK - including six from the Scottish Premiership - were questioned by accountants BDO, with all the Scottish clubs saying they believed the wealth gap between the largest and smallest clubs in the league is widening.

    Across the UK, 94% said they feel there is a growing gap between richer and poorer clubs.

    However, experts said clubs appear to have learned the financial lessons of the last few years, with 83% of Scottish clubs stating their position as very healthy or not bad.

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    Kirk calls for Iraq debate

    The Church of Scotland has urged the Westminster parliament to be recalled so MPs can debate how to respond to the crisis in Iraq.

    The UK has sent aid to Iraq but the church has called for more action.

    Church of Scotland members attending services this weekend will also be urged to consider writing to their MPs, signing petitions and taking part in the debate on social media.

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    Shipyard in receivership

    Fergusons shipyard in Port Glasgow has gone into receivership with the loss of up to 80 jobs.

    The GMB union told the BBC that staff were informed of the development after turning up for work on Friday morning.

    Most were told they were being paid off with immediate effect. A skeleton staff will remains in place as receivers seek to find a buyer for the yard.

    GMB official Alex Logan said staff were "shocked and stunned" to lose their jobs at a yard that dated back to 1903.

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    Your views - car usage

    Why are we using our cars more than ever?

    humphiebackit tweeted: "Because there's not enough money going into public transport. Also train fares much too dear, Now often cheaper to drive with fuel efficient cars."

    Garfield posted on Facebook: "I leave the cars most days. I take my motorcycle instead."

    Peter in Aberdeenshire via text: "Fed up of waiting in cold or rain for late buses, even with bus pass."

    Andy in Stirling via text: "When a walk-on, single ticket from Blair Atholl to Kingussie is £15.10 by rail then the car is the obvious choice. Also, the train (mid afternoon) was packed, it was a very warm day but the air conditioning / circulation was dysfunctional making the cabin temperature in excess of 26C. So, using the car next time is a no brainer!"

    Graeme in Argyll via text: "Seems like a no brainer. Drive less to cut down on pollution, stress, traffic congestion accidents and major NHS costs. Make public transport cheaper than car travel first, as well as creating safe cycle routes."

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    Road closures

    BBC Scotland Travel


    In Glasgow a number of roads have been closed from 09:00 to midnight for the Commonwealth athletes parade.

    The roads affected are: West George Street from West Nile Street; George Square West and North; George Street from George Square to Montrose Street.

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    SportScotland tweets: The stage is set... #ThankYouScotland

    george square

    The athletes who helped Team Scotland to a best ever medal haul at the 2014 Commonwealth Games will parade through host city Glasgow later. The parade, which starts at 16:15, will go from the Kelvingrove Museum to George Square, for the all-ticket finale.

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    Support for fishermen

    The UK Government has pledged support to Scotland's fishing industry in response to Russia's food export ban.

    Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss branded the ban "totally unjustified".

    Mackerel fishermen

    Russia is imposing a "full embargo" on food imports from the EU and US in response to sanctions over Ukraine.

    Scottish fishermen say the ban could potentially create a loss of up to loss of £16m.

  81. Post update

    Boyd targets 20

    Rangers striker Kris Boyd says he needs to score at least 20 goals this season if he doesn't want his Ibrox return to be viewed as a failure.

    Kris Boyd training for Rangers

    Elsewhere, Dundee United manager Jackie McNamara says his side are in the mood to spoil Celtic's title party when the two clubs meet this weekend at Celtic Park.

    Aberdeen youngster Peter Pawlett remains confident Aberdeen can handle the pressure to become the second force in Scotland's top flight.

    Read more in our daily gossip round-up.

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    Tourism plan for castle

    Inverness Castle could open its doors as a tourist attraction under new proposals.

    Built in the 1800s, the castle has served as county hall and jail before being used as a Sheriff Court.


    The Scottish government and Highland Council will now look at how the castle could be turned into a tourism attraction in the future.

    Earlier this year, the Inverness Courier newspaper started its Open the Castle campaign to support the idea.

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    Your view - Games legacy

    Will the Glasgow Commonwealth games have a lasting legacy?

    Mary in Glasgow via text: "The hysteria returns to Glasgow city centre today with crowds causing traffic chaos again, screaming and waving their flags. Hasn't there been enough adulation for those who took part? Give us a break."

    Karen in Glasgow via text: "My daughter's teacher recommended she join a children's cycling club but the one we have access to has a 6 month waiting list. It's highly recommended, and an encouraging, healthy sign - so would be great opportunity for anyone in a position to start a club, to look at why it's so successful and take that on board. My daughter would love to join a local club, with friends."

    Owen in Leith via text: "Excuse me, the greatest arts festival in the world is taking place 45 minutes to the east - why are you still banging on about a running and jumping show that is over and gone? Move on PLEASE."

    Jamie Morrison tweeted: "Working in a sports centre I've seen no increase because of cwg. Often empty all day. Don't believe cwg has affected us."

  84. Post update

    Legia denied

    Uefa has refused to support Legia Warsaw's fast track application to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) despite the Polish side claiming they had backing from the body.

    It means the case could drag on for as long as two months, with Celtic due to face the Slovenian side Maribor on Wednesday.

    Uefa support would have meant a decision by CAS could have been made by Monday - well before the next stage of the Champions League qualification takes place.

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    Fracking objections

    Scotland's energy minister will oppose moves to remove the right of householders to object to fracking companies drilling beneath their homes.

    The UK government is consulting on plans which would make it easier for firms to drill under residential areas.

    Green MSP Patrick Harvie MSP welcomed the move but added: "Meantime Scottish ministers should continue to consider the use of existing regulations to ban unconventional gas completely. We are risking our economy, not just our environment, if we encourage yet more fossil fuel extraction."

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    Your views

    Why are we using our cars more than ever?

    A Girl Called Will via Facebook: "Because I can't carry ladders and tins of paint on a bus."

    Michael Wilkinson via Facebook: "Because people are getting fatter and lazier."

    Mike Wilson Healy via Facebook: "Perhaps people feel more secure in their own vehicles. Especially nowadays you never know what idiot you might meet. People get hurt in broad daylight whilst others stand back and film it on their phones. No-one seems to want to help their neighbours anymore. Perhaps it's that fear that puts people/families into their cars. Perhaps it's convenient to use the car. Straight from A-B without having to hang around bus stops in the Scottish weather. For me it's the safety aspect. I want my family to be safe when we are out."

    Scotty Scott via Facebook: "If buses were cheaper, more reliable and more frequent they would be used. They are used by pensioners as they get on free. The buses in Dundee are mince, overpriced, unreliable and often follow tortuous routes. The Souters do well out of it though."

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    Golden chance for Scots

    Two of Scotland's best-known Commonwealth athletes will miss today's Glasgow parade as they compete in the European Championships in Zurich.

    Lynsey Sharp and Eilidh Childs

    Both 800m runner Lynsey Sharp and hurdler Eilidh Child won their respective semi-finals and now have a good chance of a medal.

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    Your view - Games legacy

    Will the Glasgow Commonwealth games have a lasting legacy?

    Fraser Cluness on Facebook: "Of debt? Yes, we or glasgow will be paying for years. Two years and it will be forgotten it was ever here. Even sooner the further north you get

    Sarah Winton on Facebook: "Loved the games. Surprised at how involved I got! I work with teenagers and I see how they are more motivated and inspired with their own sports and fitness after the games. It's had a positive affect on the health of Glasgow people in my eyes."

    Des Swan from the Isle of Bute texts: "Not again. I for one am heart sick of this continued back slapping over the games. Lets recognise nurses, police officers etc."

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    Morning call with Kaye Adams

    morning call
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    What the papers say

    Many of of Scotland's newspapers lead with news that police have searched a flat belonging to Sir Cliff Richard over claims he sexually abused an underage boy in the 1980s.

    Newspaper review

    Elsewhere, the Herald leads with the news that Police Scotland are to hire "ethical advisers" as criticism grows over policies such as armed officers and stop and search.

    You can read more about the stories making the front pages in our daily paper review.

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    Morning Call


    morning call

    The athletes who helped Team Scotland to a best-ever medal haul at the 2014 Commonwealth Games will parade through host city Glasgow later. Seven vehicles will carry 200 members of the 310-strong team from Kelvingrove Art Gallery to a finale in front of up to 5,000 people in George Square. It's been a couple of weeks since the games ended and today we're exploring the legacy of the games - have you or your family got involved in new sports, will the interest continue and what impact had it had on Glasgow and Scotland in general?

    Kaye Adams on Morning Call at 08:50 asks: Will the Glasgow Commonwealth games have a lasting legacy?

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    Parade route

    Here is the route the athletes will take as the Commonwealth Games parade goes through Glasgow later.

    Parade route

    About 200 competitors will leave Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery at 16:15, arriving at George Square by 17:30.

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    Glasgow 2014 athletes parade

    Stewart Harris of SportScotland told Good Morning Scotland: "The Scottish people came out in droves to support the athletes and the atmosphere in almost every stadium was fantastic. We'll see that replicated today I think.

    "We have almost 200 athletes who have committed to come along today and 39 of the medallists.

    "The route begins at Kelvingrove at 4.15, up to Blythswood Square and then down to culminate at George Square.

    "There will be lots of opportunities for people to get along that route but George Square is ticketed."

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    Team Scotland parade

    Team Scotland competitors will parade through Glasgow today to celebrate their success at the Commonwealth Games. Scotland had its best-ever games scooping 53 medals, 19 of them gold. Stewart Harris, chief executive of SportScotland, told BBC Scotland's Good Morning Scotland programme: "We are very proud of all 310 athletes that took part. It was a fantastic culmination to their commitment over a number of years and to get 52 medals was absolutely fantastic."

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    Traffic update

    BBC Scotland Travel


    In Edinburgh, there is a lane closed on the A90 Queensferry Road between the Quality Street junction and the Blackhall junction which is causing queues back to Barton.

    In Glasgow an accident on the A739 Crow Road at Southbrae Drive has been cleared but there is still congestion.

    The A875 Balfron Road is closed after a gas leak between Killearn and the B818 Black Hill Crossroads.

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    Weather summary

    Judith Ralston

    BBC Weather presenter

    A mainly dry start. Cloud will break to give some bright or sunny spells. A few isolated showers in the south later. 16C to 18C with light winds

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    Our main story this morning is that a woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a three-year-old girl drowned in a hotel swimming pool.

    The child, from Galashiels, got into difficulty in the water at the Dalmeny Hotel, in St Annes, near Blackpool at about 11am yesterday.

    A 40-year-old woman, from Galashiels has been arrested on suspicion of murder and child neglect and remains in police custody.

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    Steven Brocklehurst

    BBC Scotland news website

    Good morning and welcome to today's live page. Along with all the news, travel, weather and sport, we will be following the Commonwealth Games athletes' parade, which is due to start at Kelvingrove Art Gallery at 16:15 before setting off along Sauchiehall Street.