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Glasgow: Largest city in Scotland
Glasgow is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2019 estimated city population of 611,748. 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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Scotland housing conditions 'drive asylum seekers crazy' [Video]

Scotland housing conditions 'drive asylum seekers crazy'

Aid groups have described living conditions inside hotels housing asylum seekers in the Scottish city of Glasgow as degrading and unsanitary.

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Glasgow attacker described as ‘quiet, polite, decent guy’ by asylum seekers [Video]

Glasgow attacker described as ‘quiet, polite, decent guy’ by asylum seekers

The man responsible for a knife attack in a Glasgow hotel has been described as a “quiet and polite and decent guy” by asylum seekers who were residing there.Badreddin Abadlla Adam, 28, from Sudan,..

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Glasgow stabbing attack: What we know so far [Video]

Glasgow stabbing attack: What we know so far

Police have named the man shot by officers during an attack in Glasgow on Friday as Badreddin Abadlla Adam, 28, from Sudan. In a statement on Twitter, Police Scotland said the identity is “based on..

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Glasgow witness says friend planned attack [Video]

Glasgow witness says friend planned attack

A friend of the man thought to be responsible for Friday's knife attacks in Glasgow, has told ITV News the suspect spoke to him the night before, about wanting to carry out an attack. Report by..

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Glasgow stabbing attack: Injured police officer named [Video]

Glasgow stabbing attack: Injured police officer named

Constable David Whyte has been named as the police officer seriously injured in a stabbing attack at a Glasgow hotel.Police said a male suspect was shot dead by an armed unit and that the attack was..

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Police confirm Glasgow incident is not terror-related [Video]

Police confirm Glasgow incident is not terror-related

Police in Scotland have announced that a major incident in Glasgow city centre is not being treated as terror-related. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Witness recalls hearing ‘horrifying screeches’ in Glasgow [Video]

Witness recalls hearing ‘horrifying screeches’ in Glasgow

An eyewitness has described hearing “horrifying screeches” during a major incident in Glasgow this afternoon. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Sir Keir Starmer reacts to Glasgow stabbing incident [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer reacts to Glasgow stabbing incident

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has thanked emergency services for their work in Glasgow after six people were left hospitalised following a stabbing in a hotel. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Sir Keir Starmer sends his thoughts to those affected by Glasgow incident [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer sends his thoughts to those affected by Glasgow incident

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer gives his reaction to a major incident in Glasgow which left multiple people injured. Sir Keir says his thoughts are with those affected and thanked emergency services..

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Sturgeon commends bravery of police service [Video]

Sturgeon commends bravery of police service

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has praised the bravery of the police service following a major incident in Glasgow in which a suspect was shot dead and six people injured. Report by Patelr...

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Glasgow stabbing incident not being treated as terrorism [Video]

Glasgow stabbing incident not being treated as terrorism

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has said that a major incident in Glasgow in which a suspect was shot dead and six people injured, is not being treated as terrorism by police. Report by..

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Nicola Sturgeon 'shocked and saddened' by Glasgow incident [Video]

Nicola Sturgeon 'shocked and saddened' by Glasgow incident

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is "shocked and saddened" by a major incident in Glasgow in which a suspect was shot dead and six people were injured on Friday. The matter is is..

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Chair of Scottish Police Federation on Glasgow incident [Video]

Chair of Scottish Police Federation on Glasgow incident

Chair of the Scottish Police Federation, David Hamilton, has said that everybody is “shocked and horrified” by the circumstances that have unfolded in Glasgow city centre earlier today. Report by..

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Suspect shot dead and six people injured in Glasgow incident [Video]

Suspect shot dead and six people injured in Glasgow incident

A suspect has been shot dead by police after six people were injured, including an officer, during a major incident at a hotel housing asylum seekers in Glasgow.Police Scotland said a male suspect was..

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Emergency services on scene after major incident in Glasgow [Video]

Emergency services on scene after major incident in Glasgow

A man has been shot dead by armed police and six other people, including an officer, are in hospital following a major incident in Glasgow city centre. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Police officer 'critical but stable' in hospital after deadly Glasgow incident [Video]

Police officer 'critical but stable' in hospital after deadly Glasgow incident

"The situation is contained at this time and there is no danger to the general public," Scottish police said in a statement as seen by Euronews.

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Suspect shot dead and police officer stabbed in Glasgow incident [Video]

Suspect shot dead and police officer stabbed in Glasgow incident

An officer has been stabbed and a man shot by police during a major incident in Glasgow. Police Scotland said a male suspect was shot dead by an armed unit and that an officer is receiving treatment in..

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Glasgow stabbing: Attacker pictured as mental health warnings emerge

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Glasgow stabbing: 'Targeted assault' in broad daylight sees street cordoned off

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David Whyte: Police officer injured in Glasgow stabbing speaks out

'The swift actions of colleagues saved lives and prevented a far more serious incident,' says 42-year-old
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Glasgow stabbings: Activists warn of 'toxic environment' inside hotels used to house asylum seekers during lockdown

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Glasgow hotel stabbings PC David Whyte 'stable'

PC David Whyte is among six people injured in a mass stabbing in Glasgow on Friday.
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Glasgow stabbings: Nigel Farage accused of stirring up 'fear and hatred' after blaming attack on 'illegal immigrants'

Politicians from across city accuse Brexiteer of exploiting incident and 'spewing vile racist rhetoric'
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Park Inn: What do we know about asylum hotel at centre of Glasgow attack?

Campaign group says 91-room hotel was used by social care provider Mears Group
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Glasgow: Armed police shut down city centre after 'serious' incident

Armed police have shut down Glasgow city centre following a "serious incident".
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'Serious' incident shuts down Glasgow city centre

There is a heavy police presence on West George Street with more than a dozen police vehicles at the scene.
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Glasgow incident news – live: Man shot by armed police as city centre shut down

Follow the latest updates as armed police deal with major incident
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Arrests as 'far-right' group clashes with police at rival refugee rally in Glasgow

Six men arrested after protesters turn up to 'protect Cenotaph'
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Sturgeon condemns 'utterly shameful' violence after rival protesters clash in Glasgow

Those caught up in Glasgow altercations 'should really take a long hard look at themselves', first minister says
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Slave-owner's name removed from Barclays Bank development in Glasgow

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Glasgow streets 'renamed' after black people in anti-racism protest

Anti-racism campaigners have placed new signs on streets in the Scottish city of Glasgow that are named after historical figures with links to the slave trade, unofficially renaming them in honour of..
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Anti-racism campaigners rename Glasgow streets linked to slave trade

One sign 'renames' road as George Floyd Street
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Coronavirus: Syrian asylum seeker dies in hotel assigned by Home Office as part of Covid-19 response

Thirty-year-old's mental health had rapidly deteriorated since moving to Glasgow hotel, says friend
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'There has to be a reckoning': Keir Starmer says NHS staff worth 'more than a clap on a Thursday'

Labour leader says more money needed for health service and care sector in Zoom call with Glasgow voters
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Coronavirus: 13 residents in care home outside Glasgow die in possible virus outbreak

Two staff members are receiving treatment in hospital after testing positive for virus
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Coronavirus forces postponement of COP26 meeting in Glasgow

A key climate conference due in November is delayed due to disruption caused by the coronavirus.
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Riders win third WBBL trophy in row - highlights & report

Leicester Riders win a third successive WBBL Trophy beating Durham Palatinates 70-66 in Glasgow.
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Irish men charged after migrants discovered in lorry in Belgium

A 64-year-old man from Glasgow and a 30-year-old man from County Antrim were also detained.
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U.N. cancels some meetings ahead of climate summit due to coronavirus

The United Nations has canceled some meetings in Bonn, Germany, and elsewhere planned in the run-up to a crucial U.N. climate summit to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November due to the coronavirus..
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One in three Tory members believe human activity not responsible for climate change, survey finds

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson should "turbocharge" policies to cut Britain's carbon emissions so the country can lead by example when it hosts a major U.N. climate summit in Glasgow in November,..
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Duplantis, 20, sets pole vault world record for second time in a week

Armand Duplantis breaks his own pole vault world record by clearing 6.18m at the Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow on Saturday.
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London venue lined up as possible host for climate change summit after rows over Glasgow preparations

Talks have opened with the capital's ExCeL centre in London - but a government source insisted it is only 'contingency planning'
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Scotland Women v England Women: Simon Middleton names new front row for the Red Roses' trip to Glasgow

England head coach Simon Middleton names a new front row in his starting XV as the Red Roses continue their Grand Slam defence in Scotland.
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Britain to bring forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035, five years earlier than planned, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will say on Tuesday as he announces details of a U.N. climate summit due..
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Boris Johnson pledges to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2035 after claims his climate plans are in 'chaos'

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Climate change: Sacked climate chief 'may sue government'

Claire O’Neill, an ex-minister, had been due to preside over the UN climate meeting in Glasgow.
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Brexit: Arrests in London and Glasgow as crowds gather to mark departure from EU

Police detain six men for various offences
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Britain replaces O'Neill as president of U.N. climate summit

British politician Claire O'Neill will no longer serve as president of a major U.N. climate summit taking place in Glasgow in November and her replacement will be confirmed shortly, the UK government..
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Climate change: UK has 'one shot' at success at Glasgow COP26

If the Glasgow meeting fails, it will raise tough questions about the UN climate talks process, says the woman in charge.
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'It's just not going to happen': Boris Johnson accused of making impossible pledge for climate crisis summit

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

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Thousands march to demand Scottish independence

Wind and rain no deterrent as supporters parade through Glasgow
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Carlisle 'career beggars' from Glasgow removed by police

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

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