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  1. People begin to pay tribute at George Square for lorry crash victims

    Flowers have been laid outside the door of Sainsburys and Queen Street Station for those affected by today's tragic events.

    Six people were killed when a bin lorry collided with pedestrians on Queen Street and many others were injured. Eight people are now being treated in hospital.

    We'll update you with the latest news tomorrow on the STV Glasgow app, but for now you can [read the full report here]

    Some of the flowers near the scene. Eerily quiet here as people come to pay their respects. http://t.co/wDlN0bs83A

    Alan Jenkins

    @ajjenkins
    via Twitter
  2. Christmas card from Alex Salmond to raise money for children's charities

    Sales of the Aberdeenshire East MSP’s festive cards have raised more than £168,000 for good causes since 2007.

    This year, charities supported by the Mary Salmond Trust and Cairngorm Mountain Rescue will benefit from sales of the former First Minister’s card.

    Alex Salmond's Christmas card to benefit children's charities

    Alex Salmond's Christmas card to benefit children's charities

    via STV
  3. Man arrested in connection with death of pensioner found injured

    Gordon Murphy, 65, was found injured in Govanhill, in Glasgow south side in the early hours of Sunday.

    Man arrested in connection with death of pensioner found injured

    Man arrested in connection with death of pensioner found injured

    via STV
  4. Eight people receiving treatment for injuries related to George Square crash

    Eight people are being treated in hospitals across Glasgow tonight for injuries obtained from the crash this afternoon when a bin lorry collided with pedestrians on Queen Street.

    Six people were confirmed dead as a result of the tragedy.

    Police Scotland have also asked for family and friends affected by the George Square incident to call NHS 24 on 111 for support rather than calling Accident and Emergency departments.

    Eight people receiving treatment for their injuries across three Glasgow city hospitals. We will update further when we can. #georgesquare

    Police Scotland

    @policescotland
    via Twitter
  5. Niko Matawalu to leave Glasgow Warriors to join Bath next season

    The scrum-half has been a key part of Gregor Townsend's team, becoming a fans' favourite during his time with the Scottish side.

    Niko Matawalu to leave Glasgow Warriors to join Bath next season

    Niko Matawalu to leave Glasgow Warriors to join Bath next season

    via STV
  6. WATCH: STV News reports on the tragedy at George Square

    Six people are dead and many more are injured after a bin lorry collided with cars and pedestrians in the area around George Square today.

    via STV
  7. Don’t get in a flap this Christmas with the wise words of Dr Owl

    Make sure you know your GP surgery's opening times over the festive period so you don't get left in the cold this Christmas.

    [Read more]

  8. Special prayer meeting tonight following terrible events at George Square

    Glasgow City Free Church on St Vincent Street will hold a special prayer meeting tonight at 8pm. Their minister Rev Dr Colin Dow has invited people to the church to particularly pray for the families of people who have died.

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    Champagne Spa Day @ Savannah

    Champagne Spa Day @ Savannah

    via ITISON
  10. Police ask Glasgow City Council not to turn off Christmas lights

    The council considered turning off the Christmas lights as a mark of respect for those involved in the crash at George Square. Police have asked the council not to turn off the lights to help the investigation.

    We considered switching off Christmas lights in George Square as a mark of respect. Police asked us to leave them on to help investigation

    Glasgow City Council

    @GlasgowCC
    via Twitter
  11. STV Glasgow News speaks to witnesses of the George Square crash

    Watch the latest coverage of the incident at George Square here from the STV Glasgow News.

    STV Glasgow

    STV Glasgow

    via STV
  12. Bin lorry struck pedestrians near GOMA before careering north on Queen Street.

    The Glasgow City Council bin lorry was first in collision with pedestrians on Royal Exchange Square in the vicinity of Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art before it proceeded north on Queen Street.

    It finally came to a stop when it collided with the Millennium Hotel, at the side entrance to Queen Street train station on the corner of George Square and within sight of Glasgow City Chambers.

    Six people have been confirmed dead and there are a number of casualties.

    Update: Bin lorry struck pedestrians near GOMA before careering north on Queen Street http://t.co/MuOO592eul https://t.co/535biUYjdM

    STV News

    @STVNews
    via Twitter
  13. Gordon Matheson: Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected

    Glasgow City Council have tweeted this afternoon offering comments from the council leader, Gordon Martheson. They stated: 'This is a terrible tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected.'

    Glasgow CC stated in another tweet from the council leader: 'Our priority now is to support everyone involved and give assistance to emergency services.'

    The incident at George Square involved a council bin lorry which collided with pedestrians at Royal Exchange Square and then continued to career along Queen Street, only stopping when it collided with the Millenium Hotel.

    Council Leader: Our priority now is to support everyone involved and give assistance to emergency services.

    Glasgow City Council

    @GlasgowCC
    via Twitter
  14. All casualties from George Square have now been taken to hospital

    Police Scotland issued a statement saying that all casualties from the incident at George Square have now been taken from the city centre to the Southern General Hospital, Royal Infirmary and Western Infirmary.

    [Read more]

    All casualties from #GeorgeSquare incident taken to S.General Hosp, Royal Infirmary & W.Infirmary. cc @Scotambservice http://t.co/pzz03AvQr1

    Police Scotland

    @policescotland
    via Twitter
  15. Nicola Sturgeon: 'thoughts with everyone involved in dreadful George Square incident'

    The First Minister tweeted her concerns for those involved in the incident at George Square this afternoon, where a bin lorry crashed into pedestrians. She also urged people in the city centre this afternoon to reassure friends and family that they are okay.

    [Read more]

    My thoughts with everyone involved in dreadful #GeorgeSquare incident. If you are in city centre, please let your relatives know you are ok.

    Nicola Sturgeon

    @NicolaSturgeon
    via Twitter
  16. UPDATE: Six people dead after bin lorry crashes into Christmas shoppers

    The bin lorry was travelling north on Queen Street at 2.30pm when it collided with pedestrians at Royal Exchange Square. It continued to move north on Queen Street only stopping when it collided with the Millenium Hotel.

    Six people have been confirmed dead and there are a number of casualties.

    Emergency services are currently in attendance at the scene and all roads in the surrounding area are closed. People are being advised to stay away from George Square and Queen Street Station if possible.

    Watch more from the STV News with John Mackay.

    STV Clips

    STV Clips

    via STV
  17. Hotline for people concerned about the incident at George Square

    Police Scotland have issued a hotline for anyone concerned about the incident at George Square. Call 01786 289 070.

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    If you have any concerns relating to the #GeorgeSquare incident please dial Police Scotland's major incident hotline on 01786 289 070.

    Police Scotland

    @policescotland
    via Twitter
  18. ScotRail issues advice on access to Queen Street Station

    Scotrail have tweeted asking people to keep the front of Queen Street Station free to allow emergency services access to the scene where people have been hit by a bin lorry. People should use North Hanover Street and Dundas Street entrances.

    [Read more]

    Please use North Hanover Street & Dundas Street entrances at Glasgow Queen Street station to allow emergency services to access the scene.

    ScotRail

    @ScotRail
    via Twitter
  19. Breaking News

    At least six people confirmed dead as bin lorry crashes in Glasgow city centre

    Watch more from the STV News here with John MacKay and STV's Karen Greenshields live at George Square.

    STV Clips

    STV Clips

    via STV
  20. Ice Rink closes due to serious accident at George Square

    A bin lorry has crashed into Christmas shoppers at George Square this afternoon. The police are reporting it as a 'serious accident' with several casualties.

    [Read more]

    Due to an incident at George Square, Glasgow on Ice is currently closed. Our thoughts are with anyone affected by this incident.

    Glasgow Loves Xmas

    @GlasgowXmas
    via Twitter
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