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Glasgow: City and council area in Scotland
Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population of 621,020. Historically part of Lanarkshire, the city now forms the Glasgow City council area, one of the 32 council areas of Scotland; the local authority is Glasgow City Council. Glasgow is situated on the River Clyde in the country's West Central Lowlands. It is the fifth most visited city in the UK.

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Bank of England's Carney to serve as UK government climate adviser

Outgoing Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will advise Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the run-up to a major United Nations climate conference taking place in Glasgow this November, Britain's..
Reuters - Published

Thousands march to demand Scottish independence

Wind and rain no deterrent as supporters parade through Glasgow
Independent - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Videos for Glasgow


'The moment of crisis has come' - naturalist Attenborough on climate change [Video]'The moment of crisis has come' - naturalist Attenborough on climate change

"The longer we leave it, the more difficult is it going to be to solve the problems," British naturalist David Attenborough said in an interview with the BBC on January 3.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

EuroMillions winner Colin Weir’s final journey includes football ground stop [Video]EuroMillions winner Colin Weir’s final journey includes football ground stop

EuroMillions winner Colin Weir made a final visit to his favourite football team as his funeral cortege stopped outside Partick Thistle’s ground. The procession paused at Firhill Stadium in Glasgow..

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Artist and author Alasdair Gray dies aged 85 [Video]Artist and author Alasdair Gray dies aged 85

Artist and author Alasdair Gray has died aged 85 after a short illness. The polymath, renowned for his masterpiece Lanark, died on December 29 at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, with..

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Nicola Sturgeon casts her vote in Glasgow [Video]Nicola Sturgeon casts her vote in Glasgow

First Minister of Scotland and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon casts her vote in the General Election. She was joined by her partner, Peter Murrell, as well as the SNP's Glasgow East candidate David Linden...

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Corbyn: Vote Labour rather than 'despair and dishonesty' [Video]Corbyn: Vote Labour rather than 'despair and dishonesty'

Jeremy Corbyn has wrapped up his campaign trail in Scotland with a speech in Glasgow calling on people to vote for Labour rather than to vote for "despair" and "the dishonesty" of the current..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:45Published

Jeremy Corbyn takes part in phone banking in Glasgow [Video]Jeremy Corbyn takes part in phone banking in Glasgow

Jeremy Corbyn has taken part in phone banking in Glasgow earlier today as part of his campaign trail. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Lewis Capaldi treats fan to £5K worth of Greggs after Glasgow gig [Video]Lewis Capaldi treats fan to £5K worth of Greggs after Glasgow gig

Lewis Capaldi paid Greggs £5,000 to feed his fans after his gig in Glasgow at the weekend.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:22Published

Glasgow's streets filled with Santas for annual charity run [Video]Glasgow's streets filled with Santas for annual charity run

The streets of Glasgow's city centre were painted red on Sunday with thousands of runners dressed as Santa Claus.View on euronews

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Simple Minds look back at political activism ahead of 2020 tour [Video]Simple Minds look back at political activism ahead of 2020 tour

The band's founding members speak exclusively to Reuters about Nelson Mandela and the fall of the Berlin Wall as they look forward to a world tour next year.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Simple Minds look back at political actvism ahead of 2020 tour [Video]Simple Minds look back at political actvism ahead of 2020 tour

The band's founding members speak exclusively to Reuters about Nelson Mandela and the fall of the Berlin Wall as they look forward to a world tour next year.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Jo Swinson reminds voters there is an alternative to Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn [Video]Jo Swinson reminds voters there is an alternative to Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

Jo Swinson at a Liberal Democrat campaign event in Glasgow. She meets supporters and poses for photos before saying the polls mean nothing as not a single vote has been cast. The latest Ipsos MORI poll..

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Jo Swinson confronted over tuition fees by a student in Glasgow [Video]Jo Swinson confronted over tuition fees by a student in Glasgow

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson is confronted by a Labour supporting university student who tells her that the Lib Dems' betrayed students. The incident occurred outside of the Lib Dem battle bus in..

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Nicola Sturgeon on the campaign trail in Glasgow [Video]Nicola Sturgeon on the campaign trail in Glasgow

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon responds to Alex Salmond's appearance at court on Thursday morning where he pleading not guilty to offences against 10 women. Nicola Sturgeon joined Anne McLaughlin, SNP..

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Nicola Sturgeon responds to Alex Salmond's court appearance on the campaign trail in Glasgow [Video]Nicola Sturgeon responds to Alex Salmond's court appearance on the campaign trail in Glasgow

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon responds to Alex Salmond's appearance at court this morning where he faced charges of sexual assault including one attempted rape and one assault with intent to..

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Carlisle 'career beggars' from Glasgow removed by police

Cumbria Police says they target Carlisle because in Scotland they can be moved on more quickly.
BBC News - Published

Rangers edges Celtic in Glasgow derby

rangers edges celtic in glasgow derby
GLASGOW, Scotland — The Scottish title race opened up further Sunday when Nikola Katic's header gave Rangers a 2-1 victory over leader Celtic in the derby between the Glasgow rivals. Rangers went two..
WorldNews - Published

Rod Stewart sent message by Celtic fans after he congratulated Boris Johnson on election win

Supporters of Glasgow-based club unveil banner telling veteran singer to 'f**k off* during match on Sunday
Independent - Published

Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets

longest un climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets
After getting the longest ever extension in the history of annual UN climate conferences, two weeks of talks ended on a disappointing note on Sunday with all key issues — rules on carbon markets,..
WorldNews - Published

Scottish Open: Mark Selby beats Jack Lisowski 9-6 to secure title

Mark Selby beats fellow Englishman Jack Lisowski 9-6 to win his first Scottish Open title in Glasgow.
BBC News - Published

Scottish Open: Mark Selby knocks out Ronnie O'Sullivan in Glasgow

Mark Selby covers Ronnie O'Sullivan's fist bump in rock paper scissors style before knocking the former world champion out of the Scottish Open.
BBC News - Published

Sturgeon set for showdown with PM as Scotland and UK take ‘divergent paths’

sturgeon set for showdown with pm as scotland and uk take ‘divergent paths’
Nicola Sturgeon is set for a showdown with Prime Minister Boris Johnson as she insisted the SNP’s election success gives her a “renewed, refreshed and strengthened” mandate for a second vote on..
WorldNews - Published

Climate change fight, protecting nature go hand in hand

climate change fight, protecting nature go hand in hand
The year 2020 will be crucial as nations submit their commitments to the fight to curb global warming ahead of the COP26 conference in Glasgow, Scotland. At the same time, they will also be drawing up..
WorldNews - Published

Glasgow fire: Dozens of firefighters tackling blaze at block of flats in city centre

At least 12 appliances are tackling the fire on the second floor of the building
Independent - Published

European Short Course Championships: Freya Anderson wins gold

Britain's Freya Anderson wins her first senior international title with gold in the 100m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships in Glasgow.
BBC News - Published

Australia appoint Glasgow's Rennie as new coach to replace Cheika

Glasgow coach Dave Rennie will take charge of Australia next summer - with Scotland forwards coach Danny Wilson replacing him at Warriors.
BBC News - Published

Scotland fight back to beat Kazakhstan and clinch third

Scotland's bleak Euro 2020 qualifying campaign was brought to a close with a laboured victory over Kazakhstan in Glasgow.
BBC News - Published

'The East German in Glasgow's East End' - Thom on the Berlin Wall, the Stasi and scoring at Ibrox

Razor wire, the Stasi, and scoring at Ibrox - the little-known story of Celtic hero Andreas Thom and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
BBC News - Published

Women's Champions League: Arsenal to face PSG, as Glasgow take on Wolfsburg

Arsenal face Paris St-Germain while Glasgow draw two-time Women's Champions League winners Wolfsburg in this year's quarter-finals.
BBC News - Published

'Climate strike' declared 'word of the year'

'climate strike' declared 'word of the year'
With climate protests surging around the world, Collins Dictionary has declared 'climate strike' its 2019 'word of the year', noting the term's use has soared 100 times higher than in previous years...
WorldNews - Published

'Seize the prize': Thousands of Scots rally for independence

Thousands rallied in Glasgow on Saturday calling for Scotland to become an independent country, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon telling the crowds that their goal was "within touching distance".
France 24 - Published

Coldplay reveal tracklist for new album in newspaper classified advert

coldplay reveal tracklist for new album in newspaper classified advert
Coldplay have revealed the tracklist for their upcoming album using a classified advert in a local newspaper. The band announced the double album, titled Everyday Life, by sending a fan a typewritten..
WorldNews - Published

Sam Norris: Injured speedway rider visits crash track

Rider Sam Norris, 15, also meets Glasgow medical staff who cared for him while he was in a coma.
BBC News - Published

French man held in Glasgow 'not murder suspect' wanted for killing family

A French man arrested in Scotland is not the murder suspect wanted for killing his wife and four children eight years ago, a source close to the investigation said Saturday.
France 24 - Published

Man mistaken for supsect accused of murdering wife and four children eight years ago arrested in Glasgow

Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes has been on the run since 2011 when his family members were found dead and buried at their home
Independent - Published

Human trafficking gang guilty of selling women in Glasgow

Victims were taken from Slovakia to Glasgow and forced into prostitution or sham marriages.
BBC News - Published

Celtic go top of Europa League group with revenge over Cluj

Celtic climb top of their Europa League group and went some way to avenging their shock Champions League exit to Cluj by convincingly beating the Romanians in Glasgow.
BBC News - Published

Nicola Sturgeon should not be anywhere near Glasgow climate summit, Johnson says

nicola sturgeon should not be anywhere near glasgow climate summit, johnson says
Boris Johnson has said he does not want Nicola Sturgeon “anywhere near” a global climate summit being held in Glasgow next year. The UN COP26 meeting, taking place in December 2020, will gather..
WorldNews - Published

Glasgow will host key UN climate talks in 2020, government announces

Campaigners urge government to take a lead in cutting greenhouse gas emissions
Independent - Published

Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit next year

glasgow to host major un climate change summit next year
Scotland will host a major United Nations climate change summit after its main rival Turkey withdrew from the bid. COP26 – the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework..
WorldNews - Published

Police officer injured by pyrotechnic during Glasgow republican parade

'I am...disgusted at the recklessness...of those who decided to throw pyrotechnics,' says assistant chief constable
Independent - Published

Peaky Blinders: Who were the real Billy Boys?

The Glasgow razor gang are making their mark in the latest season of Peaky Blinders.
BBC News - Published

Riot police used to quell protesters in Glasgow as Irish unity march sparks 'significant disorder'

City council calls those involved 'morons', as Police Scotland promises 'robust' enquiry into trouble
Independent - Published

Riot police deployed at Glasgow demo

The officers close a road in Govan as trouble flares following an Irish Unity march and counter protest.
BBC News - Published

Forrest & Edouard ease Celtic to Europa League play-off first-leg win over AIK

Celtic ended a turbulent nine-day spell by taking a significant step towards the Europa League group stages after beating AIK 2-0 in Glasgow.
BBC News - Published

Glaswegians the most generous holiday tippers, survey suggests

glaswegians the most generous holiday tippers, survey suggests
People from Glasgow are the most generous tippers when holidaying overseas, a survey of people in 17 major UK cities suggests. Only 3.5% of people living in Glasgow say they never give taxi tips while..
WorldNews - Published

Women's Champions League: Four British clubs await round of 32 draw

Arsenal, Man City, Glasgow City and Hibernian to learn Women's Champions League last-32 opponents in Friday's draw [12:30 BST].
BBC News - Published

FirstGroup replaces Virgin to run West Coast route

FirstGroup and Trenitalia will take over the running of the London-to-Glasgow route in December.
BBC News - Published

Celtic threw away Champions League chance - Lennon

Neil Lennon says his Celtic side "threw away" a place in the Champions League play-off round by conceding four "crazy" goals to CFR Cluj in Glasgow.
BBC News - Published

Forrest scores away goal as Celtic draw with Cluj in Champions League qualifier

Celtic survive a nervy night in Cluj as they returned to Glasgow with an away goal and a draw in their Champions League qualifier with CFR Cluj.
BBC News - Published

Glasgow scientists develop artificial tongue to tackle fake whisky

Scottish engineers have developed technology that can "taste" subtle differences between drams.
BBC News - Published

British Airways flight evacuated after smoke fills cabin during landing: 'It felt like a horror film'

british airways flight evacuated after smoke fills cabin during landing: 'it felt like a horror film'
A British Airways flight was forced to evacuate after smoke filled the cabin ten minutes before it landed in Spain. Passengers were forced to leave the plane by the emergency slides on to the runway..
WorldNews - Published

United pilots held in Scotland on suspicion of intoxication, flight to Newark canceled

Scottish police detained two United pilots suspected of being intoxicated before their flight from Glasgow to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday.
USATODAY.com - Published

Extinction Rebellion bring London streets to standstill amid fresh wave of coordinated protests across UK

Protesters park colourful boats with slogan 'Act Now' in middle of roads in Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds and Glasgow
Independent - Published

Woman sexually assaulted behind toilets at TRNSMT festival in Glasgow

'The woman was making her way to the toilets when she was grabbed by one man and pulled to the rear of the toilet block where another man sexually assaulted her,' says police officer
Independent - Published

Man found dead at Glasgow mosque as police seal off building

man found dead at glasgow mosque as police seal off building
A dead body has been found inside Scotland's largest mosque, prompting police to cordon off the building. Officers in Glasgow were called out to the Central Mosque in the Gorbals area in the early..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Independent

Vodafone Launches its 5G Network in the UK

vodafone launches its 5g network in the uk
Following EE's 5G network switch-on on 30 May, Vodafone has today activated 5G connectivity in seven UK cities. It plans to extend this network to 19 UK cities by the end of the year. Birmingham,..
WorldNews - Published

Javid Urged To Halt Deportation Of 11-Year-Old Orphan

javid urged to halt deportation of 11-year-old orphan
British Home Secretary Sajid Javid has been urged to stop the deportation of an orphaned 11-year-old boy, who has lived in Scotland for almost all his life, The Independent reports. Giorgi Kakava, 11,..
WorldNews - Published

Police hunt Glasgow gunman after homes damaged

'This could have had a very different outcome if someone had been hit by either the bullet or by the smashed glass from the window'
Independent - Published

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