Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)

A daily newspaper serving the city of Glasgow, Scotland. Stories cover current events, business, politics, entertainment, and sports at the local level, with select stories of national and international significance included as well. Sports stories report heavily on Celtic and Ranger football clubs.

Articles from July 28, 2011

A Cut above the Rest. Two Students Delighted to Gain Jobs with Top Hairdressing Chain after Work Placements Prove to Be a Big Success
TWO hairdressing students have snipped and coloured their way to new jobs with a renowned chain of salons. Daigan Forsyth and Ruth Thomson, both 22, gained positions with Toni & Guy after completing work placements at a branch as part of their...
AMY COPS HUNT FOR MYSTERY MAN IN 'MISSING HOURS' PROBE; Search for Clues in 'Chaotic Life' STAR HAD 'TERRIFYING HALLUCINATIONS'
Byline: Tom Bryant POLICE are investigating Amy Winehouse's final movements amid claims she may have met up with a mystery man before her death. Officers are piecing together the "missing hours" leading up to the discovery of the 27-year-old's...
AMY COPS HUNT FOR MYSTERY MAN IN 'MISSING HOURS' PROBE; STAR HAD 'TERRIFYING HALLUCINATIONS' Search for Clues in 'Chaotic Life'
Byline: Tom Bryant POLICE are investigating Amy Winehouse's final movements amid claims she may have met up with a mystery man before her death. Officers are piecing together the "missing hours" leading up to the discovery of the 27-year-old's...
A Sick, Sick Boy; Teen Monster Was Murder Obsessed
Byline: Richard Smith A TWISTED schoolboy obsessed with murder was found guilty yesterday of killing his former girlfriend by smashing her skull with a rock. Fresh-faced Joshua Davies, 16, lured 15-year-old Rebecca Aylward into a wood near his...
BITE AT THE MUSEUM; Facelift for Visitors to Get Teeth Into
Byline: Jack Mathieson FANGS aren't what they used to be after a pounds 47million facelift at a much-loved attraction. Visitors will tomorrow get their first look at the revamped National Museum of Scotland, with its treasure trove of scientific,...
BOO DARES WINS; Jeering Fans Will Inspire Under-Fire Ally to Come Up with His Masterplan for Malmo
Byline: MARK HATELEY ALISTAIR McCOIST was booed off the park many times as a player before winning the unanimous backing of the Ibrox support and will do the same as manager. The new Ibrox boss has not made the most auspicious of starts, jeered...
Cheat Sheet; Why Men and Women Course, Rocky Yet Why Some Stray for Different Reasons
Byline: Joan Burnie HERE we go again. Yet another study on why stray some of us cheat and some of us stay faithful. This latest one, however, from Canada's University of Guelph in Ontario, published in its Archives of Sexual Behaviour, claims...
'CIA HACKER' ARRESTED IN SHETLAND; TO BOUGIE OUT, GOODWILLIE & VERHOEK IN? TURN SPORT Police Suspect Youth Was Behind Web Attacks on CIA and Senate E-CRIME SHETLAND TEEN ARRESTED Teenager Suspected of Global Cyber Attacks Police Suspect Youth Was Behind Web Attacks on CIA and Senate E-CRIME SHETLAND TEEN ARRESTED
Byline: Charlie Gall A TEENAGER was arrested on Shetland yesterday suspected of being behind a worldwide computer hacking conspiracy. The 18-year-old is thought to be a "hacktivist" who targeted the CIA, the US Senate, UK police Turn to Page...
Crime Family Boss Saved Me from My Thug of a Husband; Addict Model Stabbed While Pregnant by Brute
Byline: Lynn Davidson FORMER fashion model Deanna Ashby today lifts the lid on her four years of hell with ex-partner Karl Adams. Thug Adams, who is related to a notorious London crime family, stabbed her in the stomach when she was eight months...
Gers Fans Want Fair Treatment
Byline: Colin Duncan RANGERS supporters last night accused the SPL and the SFA of turning a deaf ear to offensive chanting from their Celtic counterparts. A working group of Rangers fans groups have called for an even-handed approach to sectarian...
GIRL POWER; Tragic Amy Steered Women towards Charts Domination
Byline: BEV LYONS AMY Winehouse changed the face of British music, inspiring a new generation of female stars. HMV sales expert Gennero Castaldo believes women are now the dominant force in the charts because of the influence of the late singer....
Goodie Bag of Talent
Byline: Euan McArthur DAVID GOODWILLIE has been tipped to be a huge hit in England if Rangers lose their battle to land the Dundee United star. Wigan are the latest club to enter the race for the hitman's signature, with the Scottish champions,...
GREATEST EVER; Cecil Hails Flawless Frankel Show
Byline: Garry Owen HENRY CECIL hailed Frankel the greatest racehorse ever after he remained unbeaten with a demolition of Canford Cliffs in yesterday's Qipco Sussex Stakes. Cecil's wonder horse turned the most eagerly awaited clash of the summer...
Hammy's Got the Hungar
Byline: Chris Roberts LEWIS HAMILTON admits this season has been an emotional roller-coaster but he's aiming to stay on a high in Hungary this weekend. The McLaren ace triumphed in Germany on Sunday after bouncing back from fierce criticism of...
HEED THE RED ALERT; Get a Grip of Your Debts before They All Spiral Way out of Control
Byline: ALEX MORGAN MORE people than ever are getting deep in debt as they struggle to cover day-to-day living costs. One person in three says they have had to borrow more in the past year, while one in 10 admits what they owe has increased significantly,...
Hit by a Conn Job
Byline: Gordon Parks KILMARNOCK 1 SUNDERLAND 2 A MAKESHIFT Killie side took the plaudits after pushing a star-studded Sunderland team all the way at Rugby Park. Stephane Sessegnon gave the Black Cats the lead but Garry Hay hit a brilliant...
I Can't Believe It Was So Easy; Malmo Goal Hero Larsson Taunts Gers after Swedes' Shock Victory
Byline: craig swan DEADLY Daniel Larsson has expressed his shock at the ease in which Malmo have pushed Rangers to the brink of Champions League disaster. The lighting-quick striker plunged Ally McCoist and his shellshocked troops into huge trouble...
If We Don't Get Lucky Soon I'll Pak It in; Says Jim Jefferies
Byline: SCOTT MCDERMOTT JIM JEFFERIES could earn Hearts a Euro Millions jackpot by leading them to the group stages of the Europa League. And after previous experiences with the club abroad, no one would grudge the veteran boss a bit of luck....
I HAD ONE JUG TOO MANY? GET A LIFE; Darren Defends Open Win Drinking Session
Byline: Dale Rankin DARREN CLARKE yesterday hit back at critics who questioned his boozy Open victory celebrations and told them: Get a life. The 42-year-old came under fire after staying up all night after his Sandwich triumph then partying...
I'll Have the Larss Laugh on Malmo Strike Pair; SAYS DORIN GOIAN
Byline: KEITH JACKSON NEW boy Dorin Goian admits he's desperate for the chance to help salvage Rangers' Champions League dream next week in Sweden. The Romanian centre-half was at Ibrox on Tuesday night watching from the stand as Ally McCoist's...
I've Done My Research and Surveys Are Load of Twaddle
Byline: Shari Low NOW that the Botox has worn off, there are many things in life that make my brow furrow in confusion. The laws of physics. The point of Nick Clegg. Celebrities who are barely pregnant but already talking about losing their post-baby...
League Crunch Night
Byline: SCOTT MCDERMOTT JIM JEFFERIES wants to give Scotland a much-needed lift by leading Hearts to the brink of the Europa League group stages tonight. And after previous experiences with the club abroad, no one would grudge the veteran boss...
MONEY FOR OLD DOPE; Cavendish Insists Cash-Chasing Drug Cheats Are Rife in All Sports
Byline: Alan Marshall TOUR DE FRANCE green jersey winner Mark Cavendish last night defended cycling and insisted most sports have drug cheats. Cavendish is sick of critics claiming doping offences are only present in cycling and reckons every...
Mongrel Health Ideas Are in the Dog House
Byline: Neil McIntosh WHEN I was a boy they called it hybrid vigour, the implication being that cross dogs or mongrels were healthier than their pedigree counterparts. Even at veterinary school, they propagated this falsehood. The term is incorrect...
My Continuing Crusade to Keep Savings Safe; Thereaders'champion
Byline: LESLEY CAMPBELL WHEN I began this column, I knew lots of readers were worried about their finances. How many are still worried? Have the promises made by watchdogs and government bodies reassured them that action has been taken and that...
New Man's Gay Secret Is Tough for Me to Take
Byline: Just Joan QI MET a new man through the internet and did all the right things - taking it slowly and making sure I met him in a public place. I like him a lot and we have so much in common. I'm 38 and I would love to get married and have...
Obua Stranded
Byline: SCOTT MCDERMOTT HEARTS star David Obua was facing the prospect of a night stranded at Budapest Airport after Hungarian officials refused to allow him into the country. The stricken Jambos star flew into Hungary at 5pm yesterday ahead...
Our Best Caped Secret; Scots Actor Sam Has Gone from River City
Byline: Brian McIver IT'S A long way from River City to Gotham City, but Scots actor Sam Heughan is delighted to be swinging back into Scotland in his biggest role yet. The former soap star takes to the stage in front of a home crowd as the caped...
Our Lucky Penny; FAMILY'S JOY AFTER TWIN TRAGEDY Miracle Tot 'Hid' Inside Her Mum
Byline: Sharon Baker MEET lucky Penny McGlynn - the baby her mother didn't know she had. Penny's mother Arlene went through hell last year when she lost an unborn baby growing outside her womb. Surgeons were forced to terminate her ectopic...
Pounds 3m BOUGY OUT Pounds 4m GOODIE AND WESLEY IN; Coisty Wants to Sacrifice Madjid for Double Deal
Byline: Keith Jackson Ally McCoist is ready to sacrifice Madjid Bougherra to help finance a pounds 4million swoop for Wesley Verhoek and David Goodwillie. Record Sport understands the Rangers boss plans to sell Bougherra for pounds 3m to Turn...
PPI Bill Hits Santander for Pounds 538m; Bank's Huge Pot to Pay for Mis-Selling
Byline: Jamie Grierson BANKING giant Santander have set aside more than half a billion pounds to cover the costs of mis-selling payment protection insurance to their UK customers. Chief executive Ana Botin said yesterday the pounds 538million...
Record Tv; PICK OF THE DAY Yanks a Lot, Jack
Byline: Jane Simon ; Brian McIver Pick WHEN Torchwood eventually saves the world (as it must) I can't imagine the world is going to thank them, can you? Great! We're not immortal any more! We're all going to die again! Hoo-flippin-ray! We're...
Scotish Staff Set for 2012 Games; MEET THE TEAM READY TO DELIVER OLYMPIC RESULTS.. FASTER THAN USAIN BOLT
Byline: Samantha Booth WHEN four billion people around the world tune in to watch London's Olympic Games on TV, it will be worth remembering that none of it would be possible without one unassuming building in West Lothian. French technology...
Soccer Shorts; PORTO BAULK AT Pounds 71m HULK
PORTO have rejected a pounds 71million offer for Brazilian hitman Hulk from an undisclosed club. A host of European clubs have been chasing the 24-year-old all summer, with Manchester City, Chelsea and AC Milan linked with the Portuguese champions'...
Stars
Byline: David Wells Aries March 21 - April 20 VENUS is saying farewell to curtains and cakes. She's getting her best leopard-print knickers out and slipping into something much more glamorous, bringing sexy back. What you do with that is up to you,...
SWEDE THE RIOT ACT; Champions League inQUEST
Byline: hugh'shotline QUOTE OF THE DAY 'This is not a panic move but I would like to see Ally removed as this season's gone already ' THERE are times when all resistance is useless. The Rangers fans have had two looks at their team and the balloon's...
THE PREM PUSHERS; Kilmarnock 1 Sunderland 2
Byline: Gordon Parks A MAKESHIFT Killie side took the plaudits after pushing a star-studded Sunderland team all the way at Rugby Park. Stephane Sessegnon gave the Black Cats the lead but Garry Hay hit a brilliant equaliser before Connor Wickham...
THROWN TO THE WOLVES; Lennon's Second String Flop
Byline: Hugh Keevins CELTIC 0 WOLVES 2 NEIL LENNON scratched beneath the surface last night and only developed an irritation as Celtic's makeshift team failed to tame Wolves. A first-half goal by Jamie O'Hara and an own goal from youngster...
Trial & Error
Byline: HUGH KEEVINS NeIL LeNNoN will make a decision today on whether to sign Croatian keeper Stipe Pletikosa after Celtic lost 2-0 to Wolves in a friendly last night. The boss refused to blame the trialist, left, for the loss of a firsthalf...
Trip Doon the Watter Makes Me Seasick
Byline: Paul English TORCHWOOD has been given a shot in the arm now that it's being co-produced by a US company, taking Wales to West Hollywood. Their special-effects budget is probably bigger than Cardiff Council's annual spend. It's a shame...
WIN FAMILY HOL WORTH UP TO Pounds 1000
WE'RE giving you the chance to win a fantastic boating holiday worth up to pounds 1000. We've teamed up with Capercaillie Cruisers to give you the chance to skipper your own boat and, best of all, you have the flexibility to choose the number of...
WIPEOUT OF ORDER; COP GOES ON GAME SHOW WHILE OFF SICK .. THEN SUES BOSSES AFTER LOSING JOB WPC in Fight for Cash
Byline: Richard Smith A POLICEWOMAN who appeared on TV show Total Wipeout while off sick is suing the force who ordered her to quit work. Colleagues of WPC Lesley Hart complained to bosses after seeing her on the high-energy gameshow hosted by...
You're Worth a Watching; Spl Latest ... Spl Latest
Byline: Anthony Haggerty PAUL HANLON revealed boss Colin Calderwood forced his Hibs players to watch a re-run of their opening-day horror show against Celtic on the road to Blackpool. The Hibees slumped to a 2-0 defeat at Easter Road last Sunday...
YOU'RE WORTH A WATCHING; through Celts Rerun Caldo Forces Hibs to Sit
Byline: Anthony Haggerty PAUL HANLON revealed boss Colin Calderwood forced his Hibs players to watch a re-run of their opening-day horror show against Celtic on the road to Blackpool. The Hibees slumped to a 2-0 defeat at Easter Road last Sunday...