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The top stories today so far include; rammy outside Rangers fan hotel prior to Europa League clash, body found in search for missing Dundee woman and all the results from the Cheltenham festival today.
Here is all you need to know to keep up to date.
Rammy outside Rangers fans’ hotel in Belgrade ahead of Red Star Europa League clash
This is the moment a rammy broke out outside a hotel where Rangers fans are known to be staying ahead of the Ibrox side’s Europa League clash with Red Star Belgrade in Serbia.
It comes after supporters were warned by the Glasgow club not to travel around the city in small groups or late at night due to fears of trouble.
In a video shared on social media, a group of men all dressed in black can be seen approaching the Metropol Palace in Belgrade, on Wednesday night.
Bottles can be heard smashing on the ground as the men head toward the entrance of the hotel.
Body found in search for missing Dundee woman Lynn McPaul
Police searching for missing Dundee woman Lynn McPaul have confirmed a body has been discovered in woodland.
The grim discovery was made in a patch of woodland close to Ninewells Hospital on Saturday 12 March.
Officers said that while formal identification is yet to take place, the 45-year-old’s family has been informed.
The site is less than three miles from where Lynn was last seen on the Perth Road at 11.40pm on Sunday 23 January.
Man filmed ‘filling car up with cooking oil’ in Tesco car park as petrol prices soar
A bizarre video has emerged of a man brazenly filling up his car with cooking oil outside a Tesco supermarket as the ongoing price surge of fuel continues.
The recording shows a man with a small trolley full of cooking oil outside the supermarket car park in Congleton, whilst pouring the oil into his vehicle.
Mark Rainford, who posted the video on social media with the caption ‘what fuel prices’, claimed he found the entire situation strange.
Mark Rainford said: “I filmed it and as I walked past him he was taking all the tops off the bottles first, that’s what made me laugh. He had clearly thought it through.”
Scotland to be warmer than Ibiza and Corfu this weekend as spring temperatures soar
Scotland is set to be hotter than Ibiza and Corfu this weekend as temperatures look set to soar.
Thermostats in large parts of the country will rise to the mid-10s on Saturday afternoon, according to the Met Office.
But it will be the far north of the country that will get the best of the spring heat, with temperatures climbing to 17C or even 18C in some parts.
While the forecasted warm sunshine up north screams ‘taps aff’, tanning conditions will not be at their optimum with UV levels expected to remain low.
Cheltenham Festival racing results LIVE as Frontal Assault and Schoolboy Hours go at the 5:30
It’s St. Patrick’s Day and, like the Guinness, the Cheltenham Festival is in full flow!
There was major drama in the 1:30 as GALOPIN DES CHAMPS did an Annie Power by falling at the last when well in front, allowing Rachael Blackmore to steal in on BOB OLINGER.
Hughie Morrison is more known as a trainer on the Flat these days so that could have gone someway to explaining how THIRD WIND went off at 1/25 to score in the Pertemps Network Final (2:10)
The Ryanair Chase (2.50) saw ALLAHO demolish the field in which Conflated took a tumble but thankfully the horse and Davy Russell are fine.
See all today’s results here.
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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.