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2014/10/25 02:09
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He was later not considered suitable for a supervision and treatment order because psychiatric staff did not recommend it as he was responding to voluntary treatment. Ann Moulds of Action Scotland...
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2014/10/23 18:45
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A RECYCLING firm boss branded Scotland’s worst polluter for illegally dumping waste at a former colliery has been sentenced to a community payback order of 250 hours. Gary Doonin, 48, was found...
2014/10/23 14:08
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Police have released CCTV images in a bid to track down an attempted armed robber of a Dundee petrol station. The would-be thief attempted to rob the Shell Petrol Station on the city’s Forfar Road on...
2014/10/23 12:55
2014/10/23 12:55
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New South Sydney co-owner says it is not just friendship and sentimentality behind his decision to buy into the NRL premiers. New South Sydney co-owner James Packer says it is not just friendship and...
2014/10/23 11:45
2014/10/23 11:45
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JAIL sentences of up to five years for so-called “revenge porn” offences would send a message to the public that such behaviour is not acceptable and a form of domestic and sexual abuse, Scotland’s...
2014/10/23 07:09
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In the third part of our special series, we recount the curious case of the Clepington Bomber and a mysterious scientist. Dundee has endured its fair share of crime — the sudden savagery of the...
2014/10/22 07:08
2014/10/22 07:08
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It was the crime that sparked a massive police hunt. Now, the raid on a Dundee petrol station has become the case of the headless robber. That’s because last week, police investigating the attempted...
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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...
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
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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
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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
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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...
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