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Theresa May arrives in Scotland to meet First Minister

Theresa May greeted Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she arrived in Edinburgh on Friday.

The prime minister is to hold a meeting with Sturgeon to show her commitment to preserving the "special union" of the UK, she said ahead of her visit.

Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon are to discuss post-Brexit UK.

Last month, Mrs Sturgeon said a second independence referendum was "highly likely" after the UK voted to leave the European Union.



Man held over stabbing of Glasgow pensioner

John Baker was murdered in the street, in Glasgow, in the early hours of Wednesday. Credit: Police Scotland/PA Wire

A man has been arrested after a pensioner was stabbed to death in the street in Glasgow, police have confirmed.

The 24-year-old is being held in connection with the death of 76-year-old John Baker, who was killed in the Bridgeton area of Glasgow, on Wednesday.

According to police Mr Baker was attacked in Stevenson Street, near its junction with Abercromby Street, at about 12.30am and was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where he died.

A Police Scotland statement said: "A 24-year-old man has been detained in connection with the death of John Baker on Wednesday June 29.

"Inquiries are continuing and a significant uniform presence remains within the Calton and Bridgeton areas."

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