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Daily Record
Shocking new stats reveal drug deaths have doubled across South LanarkshireCare Partnerships, Scottish Ambulance Service, Scottish Prison Service, Scottis
Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
Care Partnerships, Scottish Ambulance Service, Scottish Prison Service, Scottish Fire and Rescue, the third sector, the Crown Office and the Procurator Fiscal Service. NHS Lanarkshire’s clinical director for addictions Dr Adam Brodie explained:... Read more
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Scotsman
Man arrested over Neil Lennon comments ‘taken to hospital’in court. The 54-year-old was arrested on Tuesday and was due to appear at Pai
Scotsman / Posted 7 hours ago
in court. The 54-year-old was arrested on Tuesday and was due to appear at Paisley Sheriff Court the following day. The Crown Office said on Thursday that he remains in hospital. The man was arrested following an investigation into an online... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Son 'distressed' after mum's IPSO gripe leads to Dundee ET storyET agreed to run a second story, she said it had caused her son further distres
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
ET agreed to run a second story, she said it had caused her son further distress because it included a comment made by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, stating that the Crown reserved the right to proceed with the case should further... Read more
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express
Mum backs police investigation for NHS blunders after hospital leaves daughter DISABLEDdid not interview any witnesses or suspects and obtained no independent evidenc
express / Posted 4 days ago
did not interview any witnesses or suspects and obtained no independent evidence before passing a "briefing paper" to the Crown Office. The other investigations have been carried out by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, a supposedly impartial... Read more
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Scotsman
Alex Salmond: Michelle Thomson situation was ‘handled badly’ by SNPone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP - Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland's Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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The News and Star
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP - Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
The News and Star / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland's Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Bury Times
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Gazette
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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guardian-series
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Harrow Times
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Gazette News
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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This is West Country
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Bolton News
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Michelle Thomson situation handled badly by SNP – Alex Salmondone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Salmond says SNP ‘made mistake’ in handling of Thompson caseone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Salmond says SNP ‘made mistake’ in handling of Thompson caseone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Salmond says SNP ‘made mistake’ in handling of Thompson caseone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Salmond says SNP ‘made mistake’ in handling of Thompson caseone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Salmond says SNP ‘made mistake’ in handling of Thompson caseone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Salmond says SNP ‘made mistake’ in handling of Thompson caseone of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December followin
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation but Scotland’s Crown Office said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient credible and reliable evidence. Mr... Read more
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Daily Record
Cops probe boy's arrest after teen is 'seriously injured' as he's held by policethe arrest of a 14-year-old boy who was allegedly injured during his detention.
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
the arrest of a 14-year-old boy who was allegedly injured during his detention. A report is to be sent to the Crown Office. A spokesman said: "Pirc is undertaking an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Cops to be investigated over how they handled the arrest of boy, 14, in Cumbernauldsurrounding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy in Cumbernauld on July 21. "The ma
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
surrounding the arrest of a 14-year-old boy in Cumbernauld on July 21. "The matter has been referred to the PIRC by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and a report on the Commissioner’s findings will be submitted to the COPFS... Read more
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Scotsman
Kenny MacAskill questions ‘centralisation of power’ in SNPa 14-month investigation by police and prosecutors into allegations of mortgage
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
a 14-month investigation by police and prosecutors into allegations of mortgage fraud involving her property firm. The Crown Office said there was no “credible evidence” against the 52-year-old. She said that she would “welcome” an apology... Read more
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express
SNP chiefs deny ex-MP Michelle Thomson's allegationsabout past property dealings. She was one of five people named in a report sen
express / Posted 10 days ago
about past property dealings. She was one of five people named in a report sent to prosecutors by Police Scotland, but the Crown Office concluded that there should be “no criminal proceedings at this time” due to an “absence of sufficient credible... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Michelle Thomson situation not easy for SNP - Sturgeonfive people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the p
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
five people named in a report sent to prosecutors last December following the police investigation. Last week, Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon: Michelle Thomson situation ‘not easy’ for SNPnamed in an investigation into alleged mortgage fraud and was eventually desele
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
named in an investigation into alleged mortgage fraud and was eventually deselected ahead of June’s general election. The Crown Office announced last week there should be “no criminal proceedings at this time” due to an “absence of sufficient... Read more
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express
Michelle Thomson: Sturgeon should say sorry for way I was treated“completely exonerated” and her disappointment with the SNP leadership’s handli
express / Posted 11 days ago
“completely exonerated” and her disappointment with the SNP leadership’s handling of the affair. Last week Scotland’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient... Read more
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Scotsman
Michelle Thomson: I want an apology from Nicola SturgeonMs Thomson revealed she was not contacted by the party after the Crown Office a
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
Ms Thomson revealed she was not contacted by the party after the Crown Office announced she would not face charges, and criticised the SNP leadership for not allowing her to defend herself to the party’s executive. The SNP said it is ready to... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
SNP MP cleared after fraud probe seeks apology from Nicola Sturgeon"completely exonerated" and her disappointment with the SNP leadership's handli
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
"completely exonerated" and her disappointment with the SNP leadership's handling of the affair. Last week Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
SNP MP cleared after fraud probe seeks apology from Nicola Sturgeon"completely exonerated" and her disappointment with the SNP leadership's handli
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
"completely exonerated" and her disappointment with the SNP leadership's handling of the affair. Last week Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said there would be no criminal proceedings due to an absence of sufficient... Read more
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Scotsman
Thomson seeks comeback but SNP leaders keep their distance14 months after she broke down on the Commons roof, the former SNP MP finally g
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
14 months after she broke down on the Commons roof, the former SNP MP finally got her answer last week when the Crown Office announced that no action will be taken against her following a police investigation into allegations of mortgage... Read more
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Daily Record
Michelle Thomson in clear as OAP claims former SNP MP preyed on the vulnerablethat another deal saw Thomson make a £25,000 profit by selling a Glasgow ­prope
Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
that another deal saw Thomson make a £25,000 profit by selling a Glasgow ­property on the same day she bought it. The Crown Office last week said there was an “absence” of credible evidence to charge her with fraud almost two years after... Read more
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heraldscotland
Michelle Thomson breaks her silence: 'My two years of hell'and data was not as slick as I would have normally expected." Thomson said tha
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
and data was not as slick as I would have normally expected." Thomson said that while she had no criticism of the Crown Office or Police Scotland's handling of the case, the length of the process almost became too much for her. "The... Read more
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express
Scots police urged to reopen probe into more than 40 deaths at troubled health boardbeen avoided if NHS managers had not attempted to hide their mistakes. Six mon
express / Posted 11 days ago
been avoided if NHS managers had not attempted to hide their mistakes. Six months later detectives passed a report to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and the Health and Safety Executive, with prosecutors then ruling that no... Read more
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Daily Record
Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson in clear after property fraud probeYesterday, nearly two years after police inquiries began, the Crown Office said
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Yesterday, nearly two years after police inquiries began, the Crown Office said there was an “absence” of credible evidence. Thomson was one of five people named in a police report to prosecutors last year. She denied any wrongdoing and last night,... Read more
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express
Fraud case against former SNP MP Michelle Thomson droppedformer Edinburgh West MP on the same day for £95,000. In a statement, Ms Thoms
express / Posted 16 days ago
former Edinburgh West MP on the same day for £95,000. In a statement, Ms Thomson said: "Yesterday I received news from the Crown Office that confirmed I have been completely exonerated by the police investigation into a solicitor I used in 2010. I... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Fraud case against former SNP MP Michelle Thomson droppedparty and was deselected ahead of the General Election in June. She was one of
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
party and was deselected ahead of the General Election in June. She was one of five people named in the report sent to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. It is understood one of the four men named was the solicitor Christopher Hales,... Read more
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Scotsman
Michelle Thomson won’t face prosecution as fraud probe droppedwrongdoing, said she had been “completely exonerated”. She was one of five peo
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
wrongdoing, said she had been “completely exonerated”. She was one of five people named in the report sent to Scotland’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. A Crown Office spokesman said: “The procurator fiscal received a report... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson will not face prosecution after fraud probewrongdoing, said she had been "completely exonerated". She was one of five peo
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
wrongdoing, said she had been "completely exonerated". She was one of five people named in the report sent to Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. A Crown Office spokesman said: "The procurator fiscal received a report... Read more
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The News and Star
Former SNP MP Michelle Thomson will not face prosecution after fraud probewrongdoing, said she had been "completely exonerated". She was one of five peo
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
wrongdoing, said she had been "completely exonerated". She was one of five people named in the report sent to Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. A Crown Office spokesman said: "The procurator fiscal received a report... Read more
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Scotsman
MP Michelle Thomson will not face prosecution in fraud probeCriminal proceedings against former MP Michelle Thomson will not go ahead. Ms
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Criminal proceedings against former MP Michelle Thomson will not go ahead. Ms Thomson was reported to Scotland’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) in 2016 following a police investigation into alleged mortgage fraud. A Crown Office... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
MP Michelle Thomson will not face prosecution in fraud probeCriminal proceedings against former MP Michelle Thomson will not go ahead. Ms
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Criminal proceedings against former MP Michelle Thomson will not go ahead. Ms Thomson was reported to Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) in 2016 following a police investigation into alleged mortgage fraud. A Crown Office... Read more
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Scotsman
Fraud case against former MP Michelle Thomson has been droppedCriminal proceedings against former MP Michelle Thomson will not go ahead. Ms
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Criminal proceedings against former MP Michelle Thomson will not go ahead. Ms Thomson was reported to Scotland’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) in 2016 following a police investigation into alleged mortgage fraud. A Crown Office... Read more
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