Welcome to this lunchtime's record rundown.

Today's top stories so far include a 'heart-wrenching' find at a Scots pet cemetery as well as broken promises as carers are yet to receive their one-off bonus.

Dog coffin unburied at Scots pet cemetery

It was found near a box with saying 'Marley 23.1.21 9 years old, we will miss you'

A dog's coffin has been unburied at a Scots pet cemetery sparking a frantic appeal for the owner.

The 'heart-wrenching sight' of the black dog was spotted yesterday by a concerned walker at ICare Pet Crematorium.

After failing to re-bury the dog, they are now hoping to find the owner and deliver the grim news.

You can read the full story here.

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Booze binge rapist previously walked free

Christopher Robertson.
Christopher Robertson at the High Court.

An ex-soldier jailed for rape previously walked free from court after being accused of a horrifying sex attack on a teenager.

Christopher Robertson, 39, was locked up for five years last week after attacking a woman as she slept at his home in Airdrie in 2017.

Read the full story here.

Social care staff across Scotland still waiting for £500 'thank you' bonus

The one-off payment has not been paid.
The one-off bonus was promised last year.

The system used to pay health and care workers a £500 thank you bonus has been slammed as "ridiculously slow and complicated" after it emerged some staff were still waiting for payment.

Nicola Sturgeon announced in November the one-off sum would be offered as a reward for efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.

You can read full details here.

‘Big Brother’ fears over call centre’s webcam snoop plan

A call centre plans to monitor workers.
Teleperformance staff will have to use their home as an office.

A call centre giant plans to monitor its Scottish workers in their own homes using webcams.

Staff say the installation of cameras for remote workers is a “Big Brother” tactic and fear the technology could be open to abuse.

Read the full story here.

Covid dad in coma woke up thinking he was in cabin

Brain and Denise McBride.
Brain and Denise McBride.

A Scots dad who lost nearly four stone as he spent over two months battling Covid-19 in intensive care has thanked dedicated NHS workers for saving his life as he now recovers at home.

Brain McBride caught coronavirus in November and spent 10 days in ICU before he was put on a ventilator in an induced coma.

You can read the full story here.