Daily headlines – Daniel Thug assaulted, Airbnb owners “embarrass Scotland”
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The best stories about Daily check-in This morning’s website features: Clan Daniel thug targeted in horror blade attack in prison, Airbnb owners ’embarrass Scotland’ and Justin McLaughlin’s school given increased police presence .
Here are five of Wednesday afternoon’s top headlines.
Scottish crime clan thug needed emergency plastic surgery after horror blade attack in prison
Thug from crime clan Daniel was the victim of a horrific blade days after being convicted of attempted murder.
Kyle Beard needed emergency plastic surgery for his injuries after being targeted in HMP Barlinnie in Glasgow.
He was assaulted on October 15, eight days after pleading guilty at the Supreme Court to an attempted murder.
The court heard that the 27-year-old slit the throat of Francis McCann, 48, on a Glasgow street in March 2019.
It is understood that Beard had refused to be put under protection at the prison.
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Most shocking deals as greedy landlords ’embarrass Scotland’ by charging exorbitant rent for COP26
Sites like Airbnb and Booking.com list extraordinary scam rates for Glasgow.
Some houses are rented for over £ 30,000 for just two weeks.
Other apartments, often run down, have single beds crammed into rooms like hostels, with owners striking and then renting them out with a “shared bathroom”.
An owner was looking to cram international delegates into a four-bedroom apartment at a cost of over £ 3,000 per room.
Justin McLaughlin’s tragic school given increased police presence as cops reassure worried parents
The police presence in a school attended by an alleged murder victim has been stepped up to reassure worried parents.
Justin McLaughlin, 14, attended St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge , Lanarkshire, where steps have been taken to increase campus security.
A letter was sent to parents by the school, indicating that the police had sent additional resources to reassure students and employees.
The move came after Justin was reportedly fatally stabbed at High Street Station in Glasgow.
Justin died in hospital after alleged attack following a visit to McDonalds with his friends.
Prince Andrew “removed from all events of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee” amid ongoing scandal
Prince Andrew will be “invisible” during all events of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year, according to a royal source.
The Duke of York should be removed from one of his mother’s celebrations marking 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II coronation.
Prince Andrew has been embroiled in an ongoing scandal surrounding allegations that he sexually assaulted Virginia Roberts Giuffre when she was a teenager.
The queen has four children who will all be involved in the Platinum Jubilee celebrations except for Andrew who will be retired.
A source said: “The plan is for him to be invisible during the celebrations.”
Margaret Ferrier accused of traveling from Glasgow to London with known symptoms of Covid
Scottish MP Margaret Ferrier is accused of traveling from Glasgow to London knowing she was showing symptoms of coronavirus .
Rutherglen and Hamilton West politician Margaret Ferrier, 61, reportedly made several trips after being ordered to self-isolate between September 26 and 29, 2020.
Prosecutors declare suspension SNP a politician guilty and recklessly booked a test for Covid 19, stating in the booking request that she was showing symptoms of the disease.
The prosecution claims he was told to self-isolate and willfully expose people to the risk of infection, illness and death.
It is alleged that this was done while traveling through Glasgow and the surrounding area as well as trips to and from London.