Tuesday’s headlines: Family explosion driver who ‘refused to help’ dying man in Glasgow and the chaos of Storm Barra

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

Main stories include: a handler criticized for “refusing to help” an unwell man, a woman also ravaged by her own dogs; devastation caused by Storm Barra.

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

Family of man who died of discomfort in Glasgow, a slam driver who refused to help him

Alone and in pain, Ryan walked to Springburn

The family of a young Scotsman who died of sudden illness blasted a driver who refused to help.

Ryan Craney, 30, was walking to a friend’s house in Glasgow’s Germiston district around noon on Sunday November 28.

He started to experience chest pain on the way and stopped a passing car to ask for help, but was refused.

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Nicola Sturgeon warns of ‘very tough’ decisions on covid after ten-fold increase in Omicron cases

Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon
Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon warned of “very difficult” decisions regarding covid as she reported a tenfold increase in cases of the new Omicron variant.

The prime minister did not announce any new legal restrictions, but she said the possibility would be kept under “daily” scrutiny.

She said: “There is no doubt, unfortunately, that this is another serious moment during the pandemic.”

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Woman shaken by four of her own dogs as armed police take to the street

Police officers on site

A woman was brutally killed by her own companion dogs, forcing armed police to surround the peaceful cul-de-sac.

Police, firefighters and paramedics rushed into the street after the woman’s four dogs attacked her.

At around 10 a.m. on Monday, the woman’s neighbors reported that the entire street was filled with emergency response teams.

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Storm Barra wreaks havoc as footage shows blizzard conditions on Scottish road

Blizzard on the A82
Storm Barra brought blizzard conditions

Storm Barra has already started to wreak havoc on Scottish roads as drivers face blizzard conditions in parts of the country.

Footage shared by passenger Shannon Graham shows freezing weather on the A82 in Glencoe as snow fell.

Drivers found themselves with reduced visibility when the blizzard set in and struggled to climb the hill as the snow continued to fall.

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PIP, universal credit, state pension, and other DWP benefit payment dates for Christmas and New Years

PIP, universal credit, state pension, and other DWP benefit payment dates for Christmas and New Years
PIP, universal credit, state pension, and other DWP benefit payment dates for Christmas and New Years

Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) or HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) benefits and payments are usually made on a regular basis directly to your bank, construction company, or credit union account.

However, if your payment date falls on a weekend or a public holiday, you will usually be paid on the first working day before, although this may be different for people claiming tax credits or family allowances.

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