Headlines Tuesday: Mum’s rat infestation nightmare as she puts cameras in her daughter’s bedroom
Welcome to the Daily Record’s Tuesday briefing.
The main stories you need to know today include a Scottish mother’s nightmare of a rat infestation, and a woman seen ‘covered in blood’ outside apartments in Springburn where a man’s body was found . Read on for what you need to know about Nicola Sturgeon’s Covid update today.
Here are the latest headlines from Scotland and beyond today.
Mum’s rat infestation nightmare as she puts cameras in daughter’s bedroom with rodents taking over Ayrshire home
A worried Ayrshire mum has been forced to install motion-sensitive cameras in her baby girl’s bedroom – so she can keep a close watch on the rats.
Louise Gunning said she was forced to employ desperate measures to keep two-year-old Leah safe as rodents raged through her rented property.
Part-time care assistant Louise has revealed how she watched the cameras at night – as rats snuck into her Rankinston home.
Now she is demanding action from landlord Shire Housing, which she says has let her down with its preventative measures to keep rodents out.
Woman ‘covered in blood’ seen outside Springburn flats where a man’s body was found
A woman was seen covered in blood outside an apartment building where police discovered the body of a man.
Paramedics and officers descended on Young Terrace in the Springburn area of Glasgow around 9.50am this morning.
A 52-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Shocked residents said a woman was seen outside on the street before emergency crews arrived on the scene.
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Nicola Sturgeon Covid update – six key points from today’s announcement
Nicola Sturgeon delivered another Covid update to the Scottish Parliament earlier today.
During her speech, the First Minister presented the latest 24-hour Covid data while giving her assessment of Omicron’s current situation in Scotland.
She also updated MSPs on the number of confirmed cases of BA.2, which has been dubbed ‘stealth Omicron’, in Scotland.
How Phil Schofield’s life has changed in the 2 years since he got out – from a new home to a relationship with his wife
On February 7, 2020, Phillip Schofield sat down on the This Morning couch and went out live on television.
About to make the shock announcement to the nation, Phil looked tired and emaciated as he sat down with his co-host and best friend Holly Willoughby.
Speaking to presenter Ryan Tubridy on RTÉ One’s The Late Late Show, Phil said he made the decision to ‘run away’ because ‘it was so dark’.
He told how he traveled to Cornwall to visit his mother, who is over 80, and told her the news.
Top five PIP terms offering people up to £608 a month from DWP
The latest figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that as of 31 October 2021, 2.8 million people in the UK were applying for help through Personal Independence Payments (PIPs), with slightly more one in three applicants (35%) receiving the highest level of reward.
Of that total, 297,213 Scots are now receiving financial aid between £23.70 and £152.15 a week (£94.80 and £608.60 a month), an increase of 5,113 claimants since July.