Thursday's headlines including Ring doorbell warning and child kidnap suspects extradition delay

By Sophie Law

Welcome to Thursday's midday Daily Briefing.

The top stories on the Daily Record website this morning include an urgent warning over Ring doorbell after a court case, three child kidnap and murder plot suspects extradition delay in Scotland, and doctor's advice on the 'worst ever cold sweeping Scotland.

Here are the latest headlines from Scotland and beyond for Thursday, October 14.

Suspects in bizarre plot to snatch kids and kill their parents are fighting extradition from Scotland

Three child kidnap and murder plot suspects being held in Scotland have delayed their extradition to the US after lodging appeals.

Valerie Perfect Hayes, Gary Blake Reburn and Jennifer Amnott are wanted in the States for their alleged parts in a bizarre botched attempt to snatch five kids and kill their parents in Virginia - but Hayes has claimed it’s not safe to return home after being framed by her military intelligence officer ex.

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Woman killed by man who ran over her as she clung to van after performing sex act in street

A man has confessed to killing a woman who gave him oral sex in the street after he ran over her body when she fell as he sped off with her hanging to the side of his van. J

James Martin, admitted causing the death of Stella Frew by driving dangerously.

The 27-year-old appeared at court this week where it was heard that Stella Frew fell onto the road and was struck by the rear wheels as Martin drove away from the scene.

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Urgent warning issued to anyone with a Ring doorbell following £100,000 court case

The Ring doorbell device features a camera (Reviewed)

A judge has ruled that a man's use of a camera doorbell breached data protection laws and caused harassment to his neighbour - and he may now have to pay her £100,000.

Camera doorbells allow you to see who is at your door when they press the button, with the device also able to detect any motion.

Dr Mary Fairhurst reported that she had to move out of her home due to the doorbell installed by her neighbour Jon Woodward.

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Scots owner left 'traumatised' after tiny chihuahua Luna savaged by pack of 'mastiff' dogs

Luna and Dash before the attack (Supplied)

A Scots owner has been left 'traumatised' after his tiny chihuahua was savaged by three dogs while on a walk.

Kevin Skilling's boyfriend had been walking their three-year-old chihuahua Luna and five-month-old Jack Russel Dash at Newfarm Loch in Kilmarnock at around 3:30pm on Tuesday when the incident happened.

Within seconds, the dog's daily walk was turned into a living nightmare after three dogs - believed to be bullmastiffs - pounced on the trio.

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Doctor's advice on 'worst cold ever' sweeping Scotland and why you should test twice a week

Dr Chris Williams is the joint chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)

A Scots doctor has issued advice on the 'worst cold ever' sweeping the country - and has urged people to get tested for coronavirus twice a week.

The differences between the cold and Covid can be confusing as we are more hyper aware of illness than ever.

Dr Chris Williams, joint chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners ( RCGP ), spoke to the Daily Record about the issue.

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