Saturday’s headlines: Elderly man mistreated by Scots nurse and dog attacks dear while owners watch


Good evening and welcome to today’s Daily Record headline briefing.

The rundown keeps you up to date with the latest news from Scotland and beyond.

Here is everything you need to know to keep up to date.

Bus bursts into flames in Glasgow city center as fire crews race to scene


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A bus burst into flames in Glasgow city center on Saturday afternoon, prompting an emergency response that closed off a busy street.

Emergency services raced to the scene of the inferno on Renfield Street shortly after 12:15pm on April 23, reports Glasgow Live.

Locals shared dramatic images of the blaze on social media.

Video shared with the Record by Twitter user @Martyboiiiii showed flames consuming the front of the vehicle before firefighters arrived on the scene.

Scots care home nurse investigated after allegedly bandaging elderly man after he died



Golfhill Nursing Care Home in Glasgow
Golfhill Nursing Care Home in Glasgow

A care home nurse is being investigated after allegedly bandaging up an elderly man after he had died.

Jimmy McGill’s daughter-in-law claims it was obvious the 89-year-old had passed away but the nurse carried on.

The incident is one of nine key complaints to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) made by Amanda Parker relating to Jimmy’s treatment at Golfhill Nursing Home, in Dennistoun, Glasgow.

Amanda, 44, also claims former plater Jimmy was denied painkillers in the days leading up to his death on January 3.

And her complaint to the NMC alleges that a nurse fobbed her off by saying she had called for a doctor when she hadn’t.

Dogs fatally attack deer while ‘owners casually watch’ as ​​SSPCA launches probe



The Scottish SPCA is investigating reports that dogs savaged the animal
The Scottish SPCA is investigating reports that dogs savaged the animal

A pack of loose dogs fatally injured a deer while their owners watched on, it has been claimed.

The brutal wildlife attack, at around 6.30pm on Monday, is being investigated by the Scottish SPCA after it was reported by a traumatized member of the public.

It is understood that the deer had incurred unrevivable injuries following the attack in a quarry between Forfar and Kingsmuir in Angus.

Locals say the animal was hounded by dogs that were not on leads – and were not stopped by their owners until it was too late.

An eyewitness told the Record: “My mum noticed a dog chasing a deer, then when we went to look properly there was roughly five dogs.

Scots areas with highest number of sex offenders uncovered by new police data



Uniformed officers in Motherwell
Police Scotland officers walking through Motherwell town center

Motherwell is the Scots postcode with the highest amount of sex offenders, according to new police figures.

The latest statistics show there are almost 6,000 registered sex offenders (RSOs) in Scotland at present, and 16 of them are wanted as of March 31.

The Police Scotland data shows there are exactly 5,752 sex offenders living in Scotland, with 4,150 living in the community and 1,602 in prison or hospital.

Scots mum who gave birth without dad who ‘slept in’ thanks midwife who took first photos of newborn



Joanna took adorable photos of baby Gabriella
Joanna took adorable photos of baby Gabriella

A Scots mum has thanked a midwife who took adorable photos of her newborn baby after the dad ‘slept in’ for the birth in a heartwarming video on TikTok.

Megan Burns, from Hamilton, gave birth to baby girl Gabriella in Wishaw General Hospital on November 20, 2021, with mum Fiona by her side as her boyfriend slept in for the quick one hour and a half labor.

The 23-year-old initially planned to blog the birth but when it “didn’t go as planned” she handed her phone to student midwife Joanna Murray and asked her to take lots of photos.

Megan, also mum to Lola, three, decided to take part in a TikTok trend where users post someone they’ll never forget and immediately knew Joanna was the person to be featured.

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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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