Tuesday’s headlines: All updates as Scotland’s Covid restrictions are lifted

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

Main stories include all the breaking news as most Covid restrictions are set to be lifted in Scotland, disgust at ‘dirty panties’ found in hotel and weather updates.

Here’s everything you need to know to keep up to date.

Nicola Sturgeon covid update LIVE as restrictions are lifted on pubs and nightclubs

Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon will give an update to parliament at a later date

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that all of Scotland’s covid restrictions introduced in response to the Omicron wave over the festive period will end next Monday.

The Prime Minister said nightclub closures and the requirement for table service in hospitality would end.

Participation limits for indoor events will also be lifted.

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Man’s disgust as he finds ‘dirty panties’ behind his bed in Scottish hotel

David Craig says he found the underwear in the back of his hotel bed
David Craig says he found the underwear in the back of his hotel bed

Mechanic David Craig booked a hotel in Inverness to catch up with old friends – and ended up making a dirty discovery behind his bedroom bed.

David, 52, discovered a pair of soiled women’s underwear when he moved the bed into his bedroom to retrieve his car keys.

The floor under the bed in the Holiday Inn Express Inverness was also littered with bits of rotting food and a solid layer of dust indicating that it hadn’t been cleaned in some time.

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The three Scottish villages named among the UK’s ‘chicest’

Scotland's chicest villages have been named
Scotland’s chicest villages have been named

Three Scottish villages have been ranked among the “most chic” in the UK.

In the Telegraph’s list of The 54 poshest villages in Britainonly three Scottish locations made it into the guide which selects the fanciest villages based on a combination of the highest house prices, the best lifestyle amenities, connectivity and “the attractiveness of the chocolate box”.

According to the newspaper, 60% of Savills estate agents reported seeing an increase in demand for rental accommodation in the most desirable locations in the countryside during the pandemic.

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Scottish pub bouncer ‘The Devil’ caged after horror attacks on ex-partners

Kevin Raymond was jailed or six years for life-threatening attacks on women

A pub bouncer nicknamed ‘the devil’ has been given an extended six-year prison sentence after being found guilty of life-threatening attacks on his former lovers.

Kevin Raymond, 28, subjected women to years of violent abuse and he was on the sex offender registry for ten years for committing a sexual assault on one of his victims.

Raymond reportedly showed no idea of ​​the impact his crimes had on his victims and he tried to minimize what he did to them.

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Weather forecast for Scotland as the Met Office warns a freezing ‘Arctic plunge’ will occur this evening

An arctic loon could develop

Scotland is expected to experience sub-zero temperatures tonight as forecasters warn of a freezing ‘Arctic dip’.

The mercury dropped to -2 in Aberdeenshire on Tuesday morning after a clear night as astronomers looked skyward to see the Wolf Moon, the first full moon of the year.

Parts of the UK also woke up with a cold start and a dense fog weather warning in place

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