Tuesday Headlines: Scot “Kills Wife” in Mississippi After Moving to US to Start New Life

Welcome to the Daily Record Tuesday briefing.

Top stories you need to know today include the Scotsman who was charged with murder in the United States and the “worst postcodes” in Scotland.

Here are the latest titles from Scotland and beyond today.

Scot “kills his wife” in Mississippi after moving to the United States to start a new life

Wayne Fraser has been charged with the murder of his wife

A Scotsman has been accused of shooting his wife in their American apartment.

Wayne Fraser, originally from Aberdeen, moved to start a new life in the United States and was married to Natalie Ryan-Fraser, 55.

But U.S. prosecutors charged Fraser with killing his wife, who used a wheelchair, on December 30.

She was visiting her 45-year-old husband at his rented apartment in Caledonia, Mississippi, while he was working away from their home in San Angelo, Texas.

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Locals rated ‘worst postcodes for living in Scotland’

East Kilbride Bus Station and Shopping Center
East Kilbride has been described as a “slice of hell”

The list of the worst postcodes for living in Scotland has been revealed – along with reviews offered by the people who live there.

Showcasing both big cities and small towns, the list sees locals giving their opinions on issues in their area.

The popular ILiveHere review website is where people can take a look at their area and boy, if they weren’t holding back.

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Scottish mother gives birth on M8 after dog-walking midwife hears her screams

Maverick David Catrwirght was born on the hard shoulder
Baby Maverick David Catrwirght shortly after birth on the M8 emergency lane

A mother-to-be gave birth on the emergency lane of Scotland’s busiest motorway after a midwife heard her screams while walking her dog.

Nicole Traynor was on her way to Wishaw General Hospital on New Years Day when her father was forced to pull over next to the M8 as she started giving birth.

The 28-year-old, from Coatbridge, was in the front passenger seat when she felt the top of her baby’s head suddenly appear.

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Amber Gibson murder cops arrest second man in connection with teenager’s death

Amber Gibson's body was found near Cadzow Glen in Hamilton in late November.
Amber Gibson’s body was found near Cadzow Glen in Hamilton in late November.

A second man has been arrested in connection with the death of teenage Amber Gibson.

The 43-year-old is in police custody and is due in court on Wednesday.

Amber, 16, was reported missing from her home in Hamilton, Lanarkshire on November 26.

His body was found near Cadzow Glen, in the town, two days later.

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John Swinney hints at self-isolation rule changes in Scotland as calls increase to reduce period to 7 days

Deputy Prime Minister John Swinney says he regrets not restricting football fans earlier
Deputy Prime Minister John Swinney says he regrets not restricting football fans earlier

John Swinney has hinted that the covid self-isolation rules in Scotland could be reduced from 10 to seven days.

The Deputy Prime Minister and Covid Recovery Minister revealed that Nicola Sturgeon would issue an update on the isolation situation on Wednesday during a virtual session of the Scottish Parliament.

At present, Scotland is the only country in the UK that requires people to self-isolate for 10 days, but that could change upon announcement.

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