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Ketsuda Phoutinane

Monday headlines: Queen's funeral and Scots vodka queen and gangland hubby as 'neighbours from hell'

Good evening and welcome to the Daily Record's Monday briefing.

The top stories you need to know today include the Queen's state funeral, neighbours of Scots drink CEO Nicola Morrissey and her gangland husband speaking out, and an attempted murder in Kilmarnock.

Here are the latest headlines from Scotland and beyond.

Queen's coffin lowered into Royal Vault in heartbreaking moment for royal family

The Queen 's coffin has been lowered into the Royal Vault in one of the most heartbreaking and poignant moments of her funeral service.

As a committal service at St George's Chapel in Windsor came to a close, the Imperial State Crown, the Orb and the Sceptre was removed from the coffin before the final hymn, writes The Mirror. After the hymn finished, King Charles placed the Queen's Company Camp Colour of the Grenadier Guards on top of the coffin before the Lord Chamberlain broke his Wand of Office which was also placed on the coffin.

Then in one of the most moving parts of the entire service, the coffin was slowly lowered into the Royal Vault as the Dean of Windsor recited Psalm 103 and pronounced all of the styles and titles of the Queen.

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Scots vodka queen and gangland hubby were 'neighbours from hell' before Spain arrest

John Morrissey and Nicola Morrissey (UGC)

Scots vodka queen Nicola Morrissey and her gangland husband became "neighbours from hell" after swapping their £4.5million mansion for an apartment. The couple scaled back to a €1200-a-month (£1040-a-month) rented top-floor flat after US authorities named Johnny Morrissey as a key member of the Kinahan Cartel.

They had invited a luxury Marbella magazine into their home before the former ­Rochdale ­doorman was accused of being a money launderer and Kinahan enforcer in April by the US treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). As we reported on Friday, armed Spanish cops smashed through the apartment's front door at 6.40am last Monday as the couple slept.

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Man in hospital after attempted murder in Kilmarnock as police lockdown estate

Police have locked down a Kilmarnock estate following the attempted murder of a man last night. Cops swooped on MacPhail Drive in the New Farm area of town just after 8pm.

A 39-year-old man was rushed to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow for treatment. The extent of the injuries sustained by the man or his current condition has not been disclosed.

Officers confirmed this morning that they're treating the incident as attempted murder and that enquiries are ongoing.

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Restaurant sues customer who left £2,628 tip on £11 bill then claimed cash back

Mariana Lambert was left a huge tip - but now the diner is claiming it back. (WNEP)

A restaurant is planning to sue a diner who deliberately left a huge tip on a bill - then tried to claim the money back. Mariana Lambert, who works as a waitress at Alfredo's Cafe in Scranton, Pennsylvania, was left gobsmacked after the Eric Smith left a $3,000 (£2,628) gratuity payment on a $13 (£11) meal.

Eric told Mariana he left her the money after being inspired by the social media movement 'Tips for Jesus'. Despite her initial scepticism, the server's colleagues later confirmed that the credit card payment had gone through successfully and the money was hers, the Mirror reports.

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ITV's This Morning issue statement denying Holly and Phil skipped Queen queue amid abuse

This Morning have issued a statement saying Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby did not skip queue to see The Queen Lying in State (ITV)

ITV's This Morning have released a statement to clarify that Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield did not "jump the queue" to the visit the Queen's coffin lying in state amid a relentless backlash.

The pair have received torrents of abuse online with calls to be sacked, which have worsened since David Beckham and Susanna Reid were spotted waiting in line to pay their respects.

This Morning have come forward to declare both Holly and Philip were working at the time and to halt any more unfounded abuse, the Mirror reports.

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