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  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    AN offshore worker has taken his 16-year-old battle to prove a bank wrecked his credit record in a dispute over a computer to the UK Supreme Court.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    SCOTLAND'S national cycling promotion group has been branded socially irresponsible by watchdogs over an advert that showed a woman riding her bike on a public road without wearing a safety helmet.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    CAMPAIGNERS are calling for better protection for small shops faced with supermarkets opening local stores on the high street.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    Short people "got no reason to live" sang Randy Newman once.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    A MEDAL presented 93 years ago to a prominent English golfer who took part in a Herald-organised golf competition that sparked the Ryder Cup has come to light.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    SCOTLAND'S national theatre has missed out on a £1.5 million funding boost to help create a new headquarters in Glasgow as other arts organisations were given £9m.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    ALMOST 30,000 new construction jobs are to be created in Scotland in the next five years, according to industry estimates.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    COMPLAINTS about paid-for current accounts have more than doubled over the past year, amid a sharp increase in people saying they were mis-sold one of these products, figures from the ombudsman reveal.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    THOUSANDS of delegates are expected to spend £150 million in Scotland's biggest city as it prepares to stage a record number of conferences.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has appeared in court for a second time charged with his murder and attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    Records showing the Prime Minister is a distant cousin of pub landlord comic Al Murray have turned up after millions of files detailing Britain's history in India were put online.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    PEACH-COLOURED toilet rolls, one thousand broccoli prints, a door opening and closing and a spot of Blu-Tack have gone on display at one of Britain's best known art galleries.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    BRITISH and American spy agencies use applications such as the game Angry Birds to gain users' personal data, it has been revealed.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    A FREIGHT ferry has been damaged after colliding with a pier.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    COUNCILLORS are to meet next week to discuss plans for the local authority to step back from its long-standing role of overseeing saunas and massage parlours.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    ANNIE Lennox and Dave Stewart have reunited as Eurythmics at an event to celebrate 50 years since the Beatles first appeared on US television.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    A NETWORK of volunteers is being enlisted to persuade members of the South Asian community to sign up as organ donors after figures showed that fewer than 1% of people on the register are from this background.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    novelist Candia McWilliam has criticised plans to develop an historic part of Scotland's capital city.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    RUMOURS of an alleged affair between two members of the Red Arrows were investigated by RAF bosses, a source has said.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    ESTATE agents say the property market in Scotland's largest city is beginning to strengthen, with a rise in the number of homes being bought and sold during the past 12 months.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    OFFICIALS in Canada have clarified rules over food and drink sales after complaints that they had apparently banned Irn-Bru.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    TEAM bosses from all 70 nations and territories competing in the Commonwealth Games are arriving in Glasgow for a final preparatory seminar ahead of the event.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    A TRIBUTE gig to the late folk musician and activist Pete Seeger will be held tonight as part of the Celtic Connections festival.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    An inquiry into the deaths of 16 men killed in a Super Puma crash has heard that it was impossible to tell whether the 2009 tragedy could have been avoided.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    TWO inquests into the deaths of six Britons, including Scots Carson Bilsland and Kenneth Whiteside, and a UK-based Columbian national killed when terrorists laid siege to an Algerian gas plant is expected to take place later this year.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    MORE than three-quarters of women who have claimed asylum in the UK and are held in detention centres have experienced rape or torture in their home countries, a charity has claimed.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    LIFEBOAT crews in Scotland rescued 1007 people last year, saving 29 lives, new figures have revealed.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    ONE of Scotland's biggest music festivals is likely to be held later than normal this year, to ensure it does not clash with the World Cup.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    SCOTLAND'S first charity air ambulance has carried out its 200th rescue flight, less than a year after it came into service.

  • Wednesday 29 January 2014

    GLASGOW Airport has been dropped from the list of government projects prioritised for development, sparking fears it faces being denied funding for future transport plans.