Tuesday headlines: Scots passenger dies on Glasgow bus and killers flaunt weapons on TikTok

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Scots pensioner found dead on Glasgow bus after falling off seat in front of horrified passengers

Police Scotland are not treating the death as suspicious.

A pensioner was found dead on a Glasgow-bound bus after falling off his seat in front of horrified passengers.

Eyewitnesses believed the man was sleeping on board the Citylink service from Edinburgh before he fell from his seat at a roundabout.

Horrified passengers then discovered the man was dead and alerted the driver. An eyewitness said: “The guy fell off his seat at a roundabout and that’s when people realised something was wrong as they thought he had just been sleeping.”

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Scots thugs who shot man in murder bid posed with gun and machete on TikTok

John McCann, left, and Anton Brannigan
(Image: Spindrift)

Two thugs who shot a man in a murder bid posed with the gun on social media.

John McCann, 35, and Anton Brannigan, 30, struck Robert ‘Boab’ Spence on the head as he sat in a van outside a shop in Glasgow’s Tollcross on January 12, 2021. The pellets from the one shot that was fired also hit Gary Milne who was sat beside Mr Spence.

McCann and Brannigan had posted themselves on TikTok with the firearm and a machete hours before the shooting. The callous pair later fled to England and recorded themselves singing gangster rap songs in the getaway car.

Bannigan and McCann were seen making gun symbols with the latter singing “bang bang.” The two men told a jury that they had never known or met their victims.

However, the pair were convicted at the High Court in Glasgow of the attempted murder of Mr Spence and Mr Milne.

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Scots doctor suspended for attacking paramedics despite being given a second chance just three years ago

Dr Roisin Hamilton
Dr Roisin Hamilton

A Scots doctor has been suspended for a year by a medical watchdog after attacking paramedics, despite being given a second chance at her career following a catalogue of alcohol-fuelled meltdowns. Haematology expert Dr Roisin Hamilton, of Glasgow, has been deemed unfit to practise just three years after she promised a disciplinary tribunal she’d learned her lesson.

The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) has ruled that her fitness to practise has been impaired after it came to light that Dr Hamilton was convicted at Glasgow Sheriff Court of attacking paramedics in July 2020, as well as as a drink driving conviction in Northern Ireland in October 2021, where she also resisted arrest.

She had previously been reprimanded by the watchdog following assaults, which included throwing hot coffee at staff in Glasgow Airport and biting a police officer’s finger.

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Distraught family of missing Scot beg ‘just get a taxi home’ two weeks after he vanished

Missing Barry McCullagh has not been seen for nearly two weeks
Missing Barry McCullagh has not been seen for nearly two weeks
(Image: Police Scotland)

The distraught family of a missing Scots man have begged him ‘just to get a taxi home’ two weeks on from his disappearance.

Barry McCullagh went missing from Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday October 5, days after he suffered a seizure and began hallucinating. The last sighting of the 40-year-old was on nearby Corsebar Road at around 5.20pm.

He has not been seen or heard from since. Barry’s worried family have re-appealed to the public for information in a desperate bid to trace him.

In a statement released through Police Scotland, his loved ones have urged anybody who may know his whereabouts to come forward.


Angry mob descend on Scots street chanting ‘beast’ as riot cops remove man from flat

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Police officers removed a man from a property in Kirkcaldy after an angry mob gathered outside in protest against an alleged paedophile. Officers armed with riot shields were called to Links Street at around 7.55pm on Monday, 17 October, amid reports that a large crowd had gathered.

Footage from the scene shows furious crowds chanting “beast” and “get him out” as a female police officer stands guard at the entrance to a block of flats. A police van can be seen backing closer to the entrance as the baying mob continue to shout and jeer.

Six police officers stood outside the block of flats to manage the crowd as four officers entered. Two male officers, armed with riot shields then led a hooded man from the property and past the crowd into the awaiting van.

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