Friday’s headlines: Fighter jets fly over homes and private school teacher jailed over pupil affair


Good evening and welcome to Friday’s news briefing.

The top stories on the Daily Record from today include: US fighter jets fly over Scots homes, private school teacher jailed over sordid sex affair with pupil and fruit and veg warning to shoppers.

Here are the main headlines from today.

US fighter jets fly over Scots homes sparking social media frenzy



Locals in Fife got a great view of the jets overhead

A formation of US fighter jets tore through the skies of Fife today and sent local residents into a social media frenzy.

The formation of approximately five or six airplanes was spotted in the skies at lunchtime on Friday, with dozens of social media users posting pictures and videos.

Data from tracking website FlightRadar24 revealed that one of the plans was a Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker heading out to the Atlantic Ocean from RAF Mildenhall .

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Top Scots private school teacher jailed over sordid sex affair with young female pupil



Glasgow Sheriff Court in Scotland
Park was sentenced at Glasgow Sheriff Court in Scotland

A teacher at a top private school who had a sexual relationship with a pupil has been jailed for 27 months.

Nicola Park, 42, got close to the girl for more than two years as her own marriage fell apart, a court was told.

The then 15-year-old had initially spoken to Park as she struggled with a personal issue.

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Tesco and Aldi issue warning to shoppers who buy their fruit and vegetables



Recent winds from the Sahara Desert could have led to some produce being contaminated
Recent winds from the Sahara Desert could have led to some produce being contaminated

Supermarket chains Aldi and Tesco have issued an urgent warning to all of their shoppers who purchase any fruit and veg from their shelves.

The two popular grocers have advised shoppers to wash their fruit and veg after they are purchased due to potential contamination concerns.

It comes as the Saharan Desert dust cloud swept across the Mediterranean earlier this month, leading Spanish authorities to issue “extremely poor air quality ratings” for a large band of the country.

READ MORE: Tesco and Aldi issue warning to shoppers who buy their fruit and vegetables

Evil serial killer Peter Tobin rushed to hospital after falling ill at Edinburgh jail



peter tobin
Peter Tobin has been rushed to hospital

Scots Serial Killer peter tobin has been rushed to hospital after falling ill behind bars at HMP Edinburgh.

The 75-year-old remains under the care of medicine after being taken in for treatment earlier this week.

The murderer, who is currently serving life sentences for brutally killing three young girls between 1991 and 2006, he has struggled with failing health in recent years.

READ MORE: Evil serial killer Peter Tobin rushed to hospital after falling ill at Edinburgh jail

Scots mum devastated after ‘gentle giant’ teen son dies suddenly at home



Kevin Kernachan with his family
Kevin Kernachan passed away on Sunday

A Scots mum has been left devastated after her teen son, who she described as a ‘gentle giant’, died suddenly at home.

Donna Buchan, 42, found her 17-year-old son Kevin Kernachan on Sunday night after he tragically passed away in his bed in edinburgh .

TO fund raiser has been launched to ‘ease the burden’ for Kevin’s heartbroken family, who lost the teen’s dad just months ago to cancer.

READ MORE: Scots mum devastated after ‘gentle giant’ teen son dies suddenly at home




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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

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