Welcome to the Daily Record’s Saturday briefing.
The top stories you need to know today include the tragic discovery of the body of missing student Timothy Chiwaula, gale force winds and heavy rain in the forecast, as well as the teen gang members taunting murder victim Justin McLaughlin.
Here are the latest headlines from Scotland and beyond on Saturday, October 23.
Body pulled from water at Glasgow Green identified as missing acting student Timothy Chiwaula
A body pulled from the water next to Glasgow Green on Friday morning has been formally identified as Timothy Chiwaula, a student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland who vanished on October 11.
Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the 23-year-old.
Gale force winds and heavy rain to batter Scotland next week during Halloween and COP26
The Met Office predicted a very wet and windy end to October.
Gale force winds and heavy wind are expected from Thursday next week, which are set to coincide with Halloween and the start of COP26.
Guisers may be left soaking and battered by the expected storm.
Prince Charles confessed he was “reduced to tears” when he heard what Prince William planned for his royal inheritance
Prince Charles confessed that he was “moved to tears” by Prince William.
In the documentary Prince Charles: Inside the Duchy of Cornwall, Prince William spoke about what he will do when he inherits the Duchy of Cornwall from his father.
Prince Charles was deeply affected, saying: “When I saw it, I couldn’t believe it ‒ I was deeply touched and moved by what he said.”
Teen gang members taunt murder victim Justin McLaughlin’s family with vile photo at memorial site
Justin McLaughlin, the 14-year-old who was murdered at Glasgow Central last Saturday, is being taunted by teen gang members.
In a picture on Instagram that was sent to McLaughlin’s aunt, the cruel youngsters in masks posed at the location McLaughlin died.
Scots dad rebuilds family home after it burned to the ground in horror fire
Iain Miller of Dunfermline rebuilt his home over 10 months after it burned down in a fire.
He said, “I did it for my kids. They needed a house.”
A log from the coal burner started a disastrous fire last December that caught the family unawares as they sat in a new hot tub in the back garden.
Hospital staff lottery syndicate wins more than £100,000 on EuroMillions
A lucky syndicate of 53 hospital workers bagged £118,041.10 from EuroMillions winnings.
Each member will take home a tidy sum of cash – £2,227.26 each.
Syndicate leader Kim Owens said the EuroMillions lifted the spirits of the group frontline workers after a gruelling 18 months of work during the pandemic.