Children as young as five are ringing a helpline to hear bedtime stories because their alcoholic parents are too intoxicated to put them to bed.
Wheel-Change Driver Killed On M74
A motorist was struck and killed while carrying out car repairs on the motorway hard shoulder.
The 60-year-old was tending to a wheel of his stationary Fiat Punto when he was hit by a van on the M74 between Larkhall and Hamilton in Lanarkshire.
Police are appealing for witnesses following the crash north of junction 7 at around 6.20am.
The 57-year-old driver of the white Mercedes Sprinter van was not injured.
Sergeant Craig McDonald said: "Road policing officers are continuing inquiries and seek the assistance of the public to determine what exactly took place. If you have any information or witnessed this incident, we ask that you get in contact with the road policing unit at Motherwell on 101.''
Detectives are appealing for information after a 46 year old man was found dead in a house in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow on Friday 17 February.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) campaigner Gordon Aikman will be remembered as a ''hero'' who faced up to his disease with ''incredible courage and dignity''.
ScotRail has paid out more than £2,000 a day on average to passengers amid complaints of cancellations and delays.
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