West Dunbartonshire welcomes youngsters from strife-torn Palestine Provost William Hendrie (centre) welcomes the group from Palestine to a civic reception in the town hall. A
TV sofa woman gets on her book BBC Breakfast host Louise Minchin at the Edinburgh Book Festival. Pictures by Bill Heaney Dare to Tri is the
Petty crime figures soar as local police numbers drop under SNP, says Baillie Thin on the ground – police officers patrolling Luss Highland Games on
Short-changed as cash machine fails to pay out more often than it works Jackie Baillie MSP with disappointed customers of the Royal Bank in Alexandria.