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.
Scots Couple Among Six Killed in Saudi Crash
A couple from Glasgow are among six Britons killed in a road crash in Saudi Arabia.
The victims are all thought to have been on a pilgrimage when their minibus crashed while travelling between Mecca and Medina.
A spokeswoman for the Foreign Office said: ''We are supporting the families of six British people who have sadly died following a road accident in Saudi Arabia.
''We are also helping several more British nationals who were injured in the crash. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this very difficult time.''
Along with the Scottish couple, four people believed to be from Manchester died in the incident on Wednesday.
Glasgow Central Mosque named two of the victims as Mohammad and Talat Aslam, parents of five, from the Newlands area of the city.
The group had just completed Umrah, a pilgrimage to Mecca, according to the mosque.
A statement said: ''Mr Mohammad Aslam and Mrs Talat Aslam of Glasgow, the parents of Shehla, Saba, Omar, Osman and Haroon, have returned to the mercy of Allah.
''On Wednesday January 18 they had just completed Umrah and were travelling in a minibus to visit our beloved Prophet's Masjid in Madina. Tragically they were involved in a fatal accident.
''Four members of another family from Manchester were also killed in this tragedy.''
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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