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Glasgow and West – Tue, 28 Aug, 2012

The search for the body of a father missing after a canoe capsized in a Highland sea loch killing three young children has been stood down for a third night. 32 year old Ewen Beaton from Beauly, was in the boat when it overturned in Loch Gairloch on Sunday afternoon. In other news: Concern for patient safety has been voiced after it was revealed the number of NHS nurses and midwives in Scotland has hit a seven year low. The cuts come despite increasing demands on the under-pressure service. The Scottish Government say they’re reinvesting savings in frontline services. A jury in the trial of a man accused of killing a Lanarkshire pensioner by running him over with his own car, has been urged to divorce themselves of emotion and find him not guilty of murder. 76 year old James Simpson died while trying to stop his car being stolen from outside his home in Ashgill last November. A murder trial has been halted for a second time after the presiding judge discovered he was related by marriage to the alleged victim’s family. The first trial involving the same case was stopped after another judge realised she knew one of the witnesses. And in sports: Neil Lennon says he wants to sign three players before Friday’s transfer deadline. Helsinborg coach Age Hareide believes the Celtic players may become rattled if his team can get the first goal tomorrow night. And former Rangers midfiedler Alejandro Bedoya, who is now with the Swedish side, says the home support may also become