● Child abuse fiend had 1400 child abuse pictures and films on his laptop Loner Thomson had downloaded and hoarded images on computers when he was busted at his mum’s home in Kilbarchan.
● Kilwinning Rangers defender must be the hardest footballer in Scotland - Loony Joons Chris McGowan played on for five matches with a searing pain in his leg - before realising it was broken.
● Scotland's wheelchair curlers recognised with top sports award Strathaven's Aileen Neilson and her team won the Disability Sports Award.
● M&D's victims will share in £1.2 million compensation claim A total of 10 people successfully sued theme park bosses in relation to physical or psychiatric injuries.
● AIDS claim yob spat at police officer The Blantyre man was jailed for more than nine months at Hamilton Sheriff Court.
● The Advertiser's Toy Appeal has to come to an end for another year. A huge thank you to everyone who contributed.
● Rangers star Nikola Katic in emphatic Manchester United declaration as he reveals Premier League allegiance The defender is aiming high ahead of Monday's Europa League last 32 draw.
● Ryan Christie on his last-gasp Celtic transfer reprieve and the Moussa Dembele factor that saved him It was action stations in August 2018 but the Hoops hero held his nerve and supporters are reaping the rewards now.
● Dick Campbell on his Custard Pie fear as Arbroath's Pied Piper calls for managerial transfer windows The Red Litchties manager has spent thirty years at the sharp end but reckons experience has made him a better boss than ever.
● Craig Gordon's Celtic slide has been baffling as he's Scotland's best hope - David McCarthy David reckons the Hoops keeper needs to get himself a January loan move - for the sake of the nation!
● The Celtic and Rangers fear riddling Premier League giants as Europa League draw looms - Chris Sutton Chris insists the Glasgow rivals should be relishing the prospect of drawing one of England's big guns.
● Steven Gerrard has ticked two Rangers boxes but knows the third will define him - Barry Ferguson Barry believes a new deal for the Ibrox boss is well deserved but hopes the best is still to come.
● Gary Dicker reveals Kilmarnock's Euro hurt is still lingering as he looks to give fans some festive cheer Killie have won only once in their last seven games but Irish midfielder is confident fortunes will change soon.
● South Lanarkshire Council back down in 'disrespectful' headstones row Plot owners branded the local authority “insensitive and disrespectful” in the way they handled headstone safety concerns at Philipshill Cemetery.
● TV crew take over East Kilbride street for filming of new hit BBC drama The Nest will star Martin Compston and Peaky Blinders actress Sophie Rundle and scenes were filmed in the St Leonards area with residents getting a sneak ...
● Boris Johnson avoids questions by hiding in a fridge, like all the great leaders do Laura Kuenssberg rewrites history and Greta Thunberg trumps Trump in Adam Miller's round-up of the week
● Victim's family outrage over freed killer's picture on Facebook The photo of Robert Abraham, who killed football ref David Linning, has now been taken down after a community page warned "No one is safe in East...
● Aberdeen Tory councillor's sex shame after male waiter left 'trembling' Alan Donnelly, 65, has been put on the Sex Offenders Register after targeting his victim at a posh dinner at the city's Trinity Hall.
● New SNP MP Amy Callaghan vows to protect NHS after Jo Swinson election upset Amy, 27, says the national health service saved her life as she battled skin cancer at the age of just 19.
● Meghan Markle accused of 'turning royal family into personal TV show' Hart to Hart actress Stefanie Powers also launched attacks on other members of the royal family including Prince Andrew for having a paedo pal.
● Boris Johnson has to deliver on his bold promises amid Brexit chaos It is now time for the Tory Prime Minister to start delivering on his promises or he will risk overseeing the demise of the Union.
● Magic mushrooms could be used as depression treatment following medical trials A British research team has found the active ingredient psilocybin can work effectively to treat patients with severe mental health issues.
● One-punch killer who survived Edinburgh Marmion pub shooting dies aged 39 James Hendry was jailed for killing a stranger with a single punch two years after being shot when gangsters burst into the Marmion pub.
● SNP leader says Scotland does not need Boris Johnson's permission to decide its future Writing in the Daily Record, Nicola Sturgeon says the Tories have no mandate to take Scotland out of the EU.