Tuesday’s headline: Missing girl found 16 km from home and car explodes on M8

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Machete attack victim shouts ‘I love you mum’ after hooded thugs attack Glasgow flat



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A victim of a ‘machete attack’ attacked in a Glasgow flat shouted ‘I love you mum’ as paramedics carried him into an ambulance.

Emergency services have been called to reports that a man was attacked in the building in Royston Road on Monday evening.

A source told the Record that three men wearing balaclavas fled the scene in a blue car after the incident unfolded.

It is understood that a masked man was bitten by an American Pitbull-type dog after trying to gain access to the first floor flat by climbing onto a veranda.

Missing Glasgow girl, 12, found 10 miles from home with mystery girl as frantic mum ‘feared the worst’



Abigail was found in Govanhill, 10 miles from her home, on Tuesday
Abigail was found in Govanhill, 10 miles from her home, on Tuesday

A missing schoolgirl has been found nearly 10 miles from her home after her frantic mother ‘feared the worst’.

We have told how 12-year-old Abigail Redmond disappeared from her school, St Andrew’s Secondary in the East End of Glasgow, at 11.30am on Monday.

The panicked mother of the Easterhouse schoolgirl, Lisa Carruthers, called the police around 6pm on Monday, having not seen or heard from Abigail for almost seven hours.

On Tuesday morning, police confirmed a search was underway amid a series of desperate online appeals from locals.

Hours later, a “relieved” Lisa told the Record that Abigail had been found almost 10 miles from her home at Govanhill in Glasgow.

‘Fireball’ on M8 as traffic comes to a standstill after burning car explodes


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A Scottish motorway has been closed after a car dramatically caught fire earlier on Tuesday.

The saloon caught fire shortly before 10am on the eastbound carriageway of the M8 between junctions five and six at Shotts.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and closed the trunk road – linking Glasgow and Edinburgh – for nearly an hour as they battled the blaze.

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, although the vehicle was destroyed.

Scottish mum-of-four dies suddenly in her sleep without ‘explanation or warning’



Mhairi Anne Mackie died in her sleep
Mhairi Anne Mackie died in her sleep

A Scottish mum-of-four died suddenly in her sleep with no ‘warning’ and ‘no explanation’.

Mhairi Anne Mackie died unexpectedly on Easter Monday as her heartbroken family said there was no initial explanation for her sudden death.

The devoted mum, who lived in Bellshill, leaves behind four young children and husband Ashely.

Murder on Alistair Wilson’s doorstep in Nairn may be linked to terraced row, police reveal


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The home murder of Scottish banker Alistair Wilson may be linked to an argument on the bridge, police say.

Alistair was shot outside his door in Nairn, Highlands at around 7pm on Sunday November 8, 2004.

Almost two decades later, cops revealed the 30-year-old had opposed planning permission for a large terrace outside a nearby hotel.

The chefs at the Havelock Hotel wanted to install a terrace in their outdoor space opposite 10 Crescent Road, the home of the Wilson family.

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