Ex-Herald editor Alan Jenkins dies

Former Glasgow Herald editor Alan Jenkins has died in a hospice in Dundee at the age of 81.

Jenkins was night editor of the Daily Mail before becoming northern editor in1969.

He later moved to the Evening Standard before becoming deputy editor of the Sunday People.

He was then made assistant editor of the Sunday Mirror before going on to edit the Herald from 1978 to 1981. A full obituary will appear next week.

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