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Hundreds attend funeral of school teacher killed in bin lorry tragedy

Hundreds of mourners have gathered at a Glasgow church today for the funeral of a primary school teacher killed in the bin lorry crash tragedy.

Stephenie Tait, aged 29, is the last of the six victims to be laid to rest.

She died just days before Christmas alongside Jack and Lorraine Sweeney and their granddaughter Erin McQuade, Gillian Ewing, and Jacqueline Morton, 51.

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Police probe offensive Glasgow tragedy Facebook post

Police are investigating an offensive Facebook post about the Glasgow bin lorry crash.

Six people died when a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians on Monday. Credit: PA Wire

Social media users contacted police after spotting the post which was allegedly made by a woman in York.

North Yorkshire Police tweeted that they were "aware of an offensive comment on social media regarding the #georgesquare tragedy" and were assisting Police Scotland with enquiries.

It follows the arrest of a 19-year-old man from Sunderland who posted an message on Twitter after the tragedy, which left six people dead on Monday.

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