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Mhairi Black: When the country is in shock the last thing we should do is listen to right-wing extremists

After Wednesday’s attack, the likes of Nigel Farage led the divisive messages. Photograph:  Jean-Francois Badias/PA

ONE of the problems with a rolling 24-hour news service is that people tend to get desensitised to what is happening in the world. How often do you turn on the TV and see stories of murder, death and violence from every corner of the world but think…

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

Television review of the week: American Justice, polygamy, and Broadchurch

Tough guys: You can vote for your sheriff in Florida

OBVIOUSLY, democracy is a good thing, or at least, as Churchill noted: “It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

Scots-born tourist’s suspected killer faces rape and murder charges

Danielle McLaughlin

INDIAN police have revealed that the suspect in the killing of a Glasgow-born backpacker at a tourist resort in Goa will face murder and rape charges.

12:00am Friday 17 March 2017

TV review of the week: The Replacement and Big Little Lies

Morven Christie plays Ellen Rooney in the drama

WELL, what did you think would happen? Lots of people seemed disappointed by the finale of The Replacement (BBC1, Tuesday) as it all went a bit haywire. Babies were left on windowsills like an apple pie in a fairy tale and then, sticking with the…

12:00am Saturday 18 March 2017

TV Pick, March 21: A grim look at crime and punishment in Florida, and a gruesome end to Inside No. 9

American Justice looks at tough responses to alarmingly high homicide rates


12:00am Tuesday 21 March 2017

Pakistani extremists rally for Asad Shah's killer, Tanveer Ahmed

Tanveer Ahmed confessed to killing Glasgow shopkeeper Asad Shah, accusing him of committing blasphemy

TANVEER Ahmed, a taxi driver who travelled from England to Glasgow to carry out the “brutal, barbaric and horrific” murder of shopkeeper Asad Shah because he believed he committed blasphemy, has become a cult figure among extremists in…

12:00am Thursday 2 March 2017

Roadshow in Dumfries: Buddhism centre gains world attention

Roadshow in Dumfries: Buddhism centre gains world attention

A SMALL Dumfriesshire village has been the focus of world attention after it was chosen for the screening of a feature-length documentary film premiere about the founder of Europe’s first Tibetan Buddhist centre in Eskdalemuir.

12:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

Police identify five areas ‘of interest’ in search for Moira Anderson

Police carry out a scientific examination around Monkland Canal at Carnbroe, North Lanarkshire, in a search for Moira Anderson's remains

POLICE searching for the body of missing schoolgirl Moira Anderson have identified five areas of interest following the search of a canal.

12:00am Saturday 18 March 2017

Weekend TV Preview: Sunday, March 19 - Vera and Top Gear

BRENDA Blethyn returns as the sensible and sturdy detective Vera Stanhope in the seventh series of Vera (STV, 8pm). I’ll give this drama top marks for its location – a lonely island off the coast of Northumbria – but a big cross for its choice…

12:00am Saturday 18 March 2017

English newspaper's call for Nicola Sturgeon's beheading sparks anger

Since announcing a second independence referendum, the First Minister has received death threats

A CALL in an English newspaper for the beheading of Nicola Sturgeon because she triggered the process for a second independence referendum has sparked anger and disbelief in Scotland.

12:00am Thursday 16 March 2017
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