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2015/03/31 05:12
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Yet despite four arrests, an exhaustive investigation, and a Scotland-wide manhunt, the brutal murder of Emma Caldwell 10 years ago has remained unsolved. When four Turkish men were arrested in...
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2015/03/31 02:09
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While guidance has been issued in England showing when aiding someone's death is likely to lead to prosecution, some feel the Crown Office has tried to avoid dealing with the issue north of the...
2015/03/30 06:47
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A sick rapist allegedly sent a victim a series of poison pen letters from behind bars after being jailed for attacking her and six other women. Serial abuser Gerry McMurray is facing a court order...
2015/03/29 12:08
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TWO fugitive conmen have put their luxury mansions on the market – but face being prosecuted again if they ever sell them. The pair – who conned elderly customers out of £20million – are wanted men...
2015/03/29 09:08
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THE biggest names in world banking and finance lost tens of millions of pounds after the collapse of an investment firm connected to Greg King’s Heather Capital hedge fund. The extent to which major...
2015/03/22 13:08
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FORENSIC techniques usually deployed in major murder investigations are the latest weapon in the fight against wildlife crime. Police specialist Chris Gannicliffe has more than 25 years’ experience...
2015/03/22 02:37
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Police Scotland is seeking cockpit voice and flight data recorders held by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB), part of the Department for Transport, from an offshore helicopter crash in...
2015/03/21 06:12
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Lawyers at Digby Brown have criticised the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) for delays in the investigation into the deaths of Mhairi Convy and Laura Stewart. The two friends were...
2015/03/21 00:51
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Ewan Williamson was worried by the lack of safety caused by budget cuts Ewan Williamson perished after being trapped in the basement of the former Balmoral Bar in Dalry Road, Edinburgh, on July 12,...
2015/03/19 17:08
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A fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the causes of the tragedy was announced after the Crown Office said careful consideration of the police report found there was no evidence to support any...
2015/03/17 16:08
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HEALTH boards should be prosecuted for medical blunders under Scottish Health and Safety laws according to a former HSE chief. Roger Livermore, the ex-Crown prosecutor for the Health and Safety...
2015/03/16 13:08
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Snowden’s assets included Gucci, Armani and Christian Dior watches, as well as cash and other jewellery. The twisted killer appeared at the High Court in Edinburgh today for a proceeds of crime...
2015/03/15 17:12
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William Payne ran over 18-old Mhairi Convy and 20-year-old Laura Stewart on a Glasgow pedestrian crossing in 2010. The 54-year-old, from Bishopbriggs, had suffered six blackouts in the three years...
2015/03/14 09:09
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The 65-year-old, who was cleared of assaulting three other boys, was jailed yesterday by Judge Timothy Mort at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court. During his trial he was described as a "chancer"...
2015/03/12 20:21
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No fatal accident inquiry will be held into a mid-air crash between two RAF Tornados which claimed three lives, the Crown Office has announced. Flight Lieutenant Hywel Poole, 28, Flight Lieutenant...
2015/03/12 19:08
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A Crown Office lawyer has urged a sheriff to extradite troubled ex world boxing champ Scott Harrison to Spain. Depute procurator fiscal Thomas Crosbie told Sheriff Thomas Welsh QC on Thursday that...
2015/03/11 11:08
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NO ONE will be prosecuted over the death of an 11-year-old boy struck by a van on a dual carriageway. The youngster later died in Aberdeen Royal Children’s Hospital. Following an investigation into...
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2015/03/11 08:09
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Giving evidence to the Commons Home Affairs Committee, Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner at the Metropolitan Police, told MPs: "The Scottish woman who has been reported overseas, that case is...
2015/03/10 22:28
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The squalor in the flat in Paisley, Renfrewshire, where Kimberley Hainey lived with her baby son, Declan (BBC) A mother who murdered her baby son and left his body for months in her rubbish-filled...
2015/03/10 11:30
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Published: 10 Mar 2015 11:30 PROSECUTORS have today apologised to the family of A8 crash victim Alexander Campbell over their failure to inform them of vehicle driver Jamie Anderson’s court...
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