Looking back at what made the news in The Sunday Post in years gone by
Thousands of homes across Scotland were at risk because of faulty smoke alarms.
The Sunday Post highlighted the danger of families using alarms after fire officers found around half they tested in homes weren’t working.
The news came following a tragedy in Greenock where four children and their father died in a house fire.
Police claimed they were following up new leads in the 36-year-old case of Moira Anderson.
The Coatbridge 12-year-old had gone missing in 1957 after leaving her grandmother’s house to go to the shops.
To this day, Moira’s fate remains unknown.
The craze for drinking “trendy” bottles of continental beer was set to be banned in Scotland.
A Borders Council said the practice was dangerous.
The move followed a spate of attacks by people using the bottles as weapons.
German neo-Nazis and right-wing British groups met up in Scotland, we revealed.
The two groups met in a bar in Argyle Street, Glasgow, and sang Nazi anthems.
The fascists used a football match between Scotland and Germany as cover for the meeting.
The row over club versus country in football continued.
Seven of Scotland’s nine call-offs for the friendly game against Germany later played in club matches despite supposedly being injured.
SFA boss Jim Farry suggested players be unable to play for their next club match if they couldn’t appear for the national team.
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