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South Korea: Ferry that sank with the loss of 300 lives is lifted

Salvage teams help raise the Sewol

A SOUTH Korean ferry that sank nearly three years ago killing more than 300 people has been lifted from the water.

3:44pm Thursday 23 March 2017

Syria: Dozens killed in air strike on school

The air strike hit a school were displaced families were sheltering

Dozens of people are dead or missing after an air strike hit a school where displaced families had sought refuge near the Daesh-held city of Raqqa The activist-run Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently group said about 50 families had been sheltering at…

4:04pm Wednesday 22 March 2017

Glasgow School of Art celebrates 70th anniversary of fashion show

Norman Sutton-Hibbert, a 70-year-old masters graduate, was one of the guest models

STUDENTS celebrated the 70th anniversary of the first undergraduate fashion show at Glasgow School of Art yesterday.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Scotland's school system has become a 'political football' that puts people off becoming teachers

Larry Flanagan of the EIS

Scotland's school becoming a political football risks putting people off becoming teachers, the EIS has warned.

12:00am Sunday 19 March 2017

The road less travelled: Optimo Music's MR TC on going from Luxembourg to Lyon via Glasgow

Thomas Clarke, aka MR TC, spent his youth playing in bands in Luxembourg before heading for Glasgow and adding electronics to his output

LUXEMBOURG is renowned as a hotbed of financial services rather than a hotbed of experimental music. So it comes as a surprise to learn that Thomas Clarke – aka MR TC, one of the most exciting new talents on Glasgow’s electronic music landscape…

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Terror grips Westminster

Police surround the knifeman as he lies on the ground in the cobbled courtyard in front of Parliament

FOUR people, including an armed police officer, died after a knifeman brought terror to the heart of London yesterday.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Syrian artist thanks host country Scotland through his work

Nihad al Turk (above, and below with his family) was arrested in Syria for opposing Bashar al Assad. Photographs: Colin Hattersley

A SYRIAN artist who arrived on the first refugee flight is thanking Scotland through his work.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh: Sacrifices of anti-racism protesters must not be in vain

The wounded being tended to after police opened fire on an antiapartheid demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, 1960

SIXTY years ago yesterday, 69 peaceful protesters were murdered by South African Police in the South African township of Sharpeville.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Letetrs I: Rugby has lost one of its original principles

Rugby originally accommodated all types of physique

YOUR exceptional sports columnist Martin Hannan is, as usual, spot on in his assessment of modern international rugby (Scots shine in a game for giants, The National, March 21). It has become a game for the physically exceptional; for giants.

12:00am Wednesday 22 March 2017

Back In The Day: Nobel laureate Boyd Orr - hero of the war on want

Ayrshire man o' pairts, Nobel laureate Sir John Boyd Orr

ASK anyone about the 13 Nobel laureates that Scotland has notched up over the decades and they will undoubtedly point to Sir Alexander Fleming as the greatest of them, and there is little argument against the fact that Fleming’s discoveries in the…

12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017
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