A depraved thug bound a man with carpet fitting tape before carrying out a horror attack, beating him with a hammer and slashing him with a knife.
Details of the horror attack emerged at the High Court in Edinburgh. Read more here.Politicians are "very concerned" about the new mutation, though to affect healthy, young people.
The new coronavirus variant believed to have originated in Brazil was discovered earlier this month. Read more. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is being rewarded for her handling of the pandemic as her party are on course for a majority win at the next election.