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2014/10/18 09:08
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Police also revealed they had dealt with 73 potential trafficking cases since April but just six were reported to the Crown Office. Mulholland said this “attrition rate was high”, with the...
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2014/10/18 06:12
2014/10/18 06:12
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Some have developed an emotional and economic bond with their traffickers, or may be reluctant to come forward out of fear of intimidation or deportation, a human trafficking summit at Holyrood...
2014/10/18 06:08
2014/10/18 06:08
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A football fan, who was arrested at a Dundee derby after allegedly running on to the pitch, has had the case against him dropped. Darren Holt, 19, was arrested at the League Cup match at Tannadice on...
2014/10/18 02:09
2014/10/18 02:09
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However, amid concerns over exactly who should meet the costs, Police Scotland has lodged issues with CCTV on to its corporate risk register. The official document says: "There is a risk that public...
2014/10/17 02:09
2014/10/17 02:09
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Sentencing Lockhart at the High Court in Edinburgh, Lady Wise jailed him for life with a minimum of 25 years behind bars. She said: "Your actions have devastated your family and in particular your...
2014/10/16 07:08
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AN ELDERLY couple blown from their living rooms when a gas blast tore through their bungalow claim their lives have been ruined. Sheila McDonald and Daniel Martyn, both 75, say they lost a “lifetime...
2014/10/13 12:08
2014/10/13 12:08
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Older people are being warned of the dangers of cyber scamming at a pilot class organised by police and prosecutors. The session has been tailored to older people and aims to raise awareness about...
2014/10/13 11:30
2014/10/13 11:30
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Published: 13 Oct 2014 12:15 FINGERPRINT evidence in addition to a DNA match exists against the Pets’ Corner slaughter suspect, it has been claimed in a letter to prosecutors. Councillor Ronnie...
2014/10/12 09:08
2014/10/12 09:08
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A BID to seize cash from fraudster Barry Hughes has stalled as teams of accountants scrutinise £10million of spending. Prosecutors want the father of five to pay up £1.2million under Proceeds of...
2014/10/10 06:47
2014/10/10 06:47
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This is the lavish wedding of a convicted heroin dealer who is now being hounded for tens of thousands of pounds of ill-gotten gains. Grinning Terry Scott, pictured on the left above, was jailed last...
2014/10/09 17:53
2014/10/09 17:53
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Rare, art-filled Bible on display at Kenyon College A reproduction of a modern Bible handcrafted using feather quills and traditional paints is on display at Kenyon College, where a scholar will...
2014/10/07 13:09
2014/10/07 13:09
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About a quarter of the 1,590 reported rapes last year were against children, he said. There were 213 convictions under the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 where the victim was aged 13-15 and 87...
2014/10/07 11:30
2014/10/07 11:30
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Published: 7 Oct 2014 12:00 PRESSURE is being piled on prosecutors to explain why charges have not been brought against a man suspected of carrying out the appalling Pets’ Corner slaughter. A second...
2014/10/07 06:45
2014/10/07 06:45
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MSPS ARE SET to quiz police and prosecutors on their response to the rise in child sexual exploitation in Scotland. Holyrood’s Justice Committee will hear from Police Scotland Assistant Chief...
2014/10/06 02:09
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Ms Davidson said quotas are a crude tool that by definition could not deliver true equality. A cross-party group of MSPs, including from Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens, is pushi ng for...
2014/10/06 02:09
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Campaigners say it is difficult to hold senior staff to account after deaths caused by safety breaches. Prosecutions usually take place under health and safety legislation and the firm is fined. But...
2014/10/06 00:08
2014/10/06 00:08
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Police have been asked to investigate alleged breaches of electoral law ahead of the independence referendum polling day. It comes after Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said that pro-union...
2014/10/04 02:09
2014/10/04 02:09
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And the Court of Session, Edinburgh, heard that officials of the Department of Business Innovation and Skills were unable to discover Mr Whyte's whereabouts to serve notice of the fixing of a director...
2014/10/03 17:09
2014/10/03 17:09
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John Stonehouse arriving back in Britain to face charges (GETTY/HULTON ARCHIVE) Stonehouse — smartly attired throughout in a dark suit with a lilac handkerchief — had conducted his own defence,...
2014/10/02 10:30
2014/10/02 10:30
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Published: 2 Oct 2014 11:30 A SEVEN-YEAR campaign for a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the sinking of the Flying Phantom tug is over after law chiefs ruled it out. The Flying Phantom being...
2014/10/18 09:08
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