A passenger train, with about 60 passengers, travelling between Glasgow and Oban derails leaving the carriages perched over an embankment.
Seychelles president Wavel Ramkalawan and Malagasy president Andry Rajoelina hold a bilateral meeting in Glasgow to discuss trafficking in the south of Seychelles and maritime security in the Indian Ocean. The two leaders also discuss ways to stop gold smuggling.
Paramount leader Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China will not attend in person the Cop26 climate change conference in Glasgow, as it's told to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The announcement comes amid international pessimism that, now compounded by the absence of China, a global leader in pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, the event would not result in any substantiative change.
Former MSP Tommy Sheridan is convicted of perjury following a 12-week trial at the High Court in Glasgow. He was found guilty of lying during his successful defamation case against the "News of the World" which had printed details of his private life.