Liverpool have completed the signing of Bayern Munich midfielder ThiagoAlcantara on a four-year contract. The Spain international, who was in thelast year of his deal with the Bundesliga club, arrives for an initial fee of£20million. Manager Jurgen Klopp insists the 29-year-old’s arrival will not“negatively impact” any player in his squad despite Georginio Wijnaldum beingheavily linked to Barcelona.
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Nicola Sturgeon has insisted students are not to blame for a rise incoronavirus outbreaks, as she announced a record daily total of new Covid-19cases. Hundreds of students at universities across Scotland are self-isolatingafter outbreaks of the virus. All students face disciplinary action if theybreak strict measures imposed on them by their universities, including bans onvisiting pubs over this weekend and restrictions on socialising. Speaking atthe daily briefing in Edinburgh, the First Minister said 558 people testedpositive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hour, bringing the totalto 26,518. This is the highest daily total since the pandemic began.
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The first trials using a cinema complex to host a jury will begin next week ina bid to address the court case backlog worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.Interview with Tim Barraclough, director of the Judicial Office for Scotland.From Tuesday, some High Court cases in Edinburgh and Livingston will havejuries sitting in five screens of the Odeon cinema at Fort Kinnaird retailpark in the capital.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced that a record total of 486 people tested positive for coronavirus in Scotland in the past 24 hours, Ms Sturgeon described the figures as "a real cause for concern" during her government press conference in Edinburgh today. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The brother of a woman found dead on a golf course months after she wentmissing has made an emotional appeal for information five years on from herdisappearance. Saima Ahmed, 36, was reported missing from London on August 302015 and her whereabouts before she was found dead in the grounds of GogarburnGolf Course near Edinburgh on January 9 2016 are unknown.
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