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metro
Mother finds her baby's coffin empty when it was exhumedin existence,’ she said ‘I want them to go to Cellmark because afterwards, the
metro / Posted 3 hours ago
in existence,’ she said ‘I want them to go to Cellmark because afterwards, they give me the legal right to have them back. Police Scotland do not give me that right. ‘All I want to do is give my son a Christian burial. I can’t take the chance of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Celtic have say on hate chantsthey were no longer willing to attend matches as a result of their concerns aro
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 hours ago
they were no longer willing to attend matches as a result of their concerns around and enforcement of the legislation by Police Scotland.” Celtic concluded: “Given the potential for discrimination against football supporters and the confusion in... Read more
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Daily Record
Child sex beast caught with laptop and mobile after being banned from internethis release from prison, Luckwill claims he was hounded out of Ireland by angry
Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
his release from prison, Luckwill claims he was hounded out of Ireland by angry localsd. The SOPO expired last month and Police Scotland are working to get a new order put in place. Luckwill faces being sent to Ireland after his latest jail... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Football Act is "counterproductive", criminalises fans and should be scrapped say Celticthey were no longer willing to attend matches as a result of their concerns aro
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 hours ago
they were no longer willing to attend matches as a result of their concerns around and enforcement of the legislation by Police Scotland.” Celtic concluded: “Given the potential for discrimination against football supporters and the confusion in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Financial regulator slammed for "what appears to be a whitewash" over RBS scandaltheir properties. RBS has always denied the claims. The taxpayer-backed bank c
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
their properties. RBS has always denied the claims. The taxpayer-backed bank confirmed it had not yet been approached by Police Scotland which is looking into reports it has received from some small business customers - and would "cooperate with... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Lose the Blinkers: Police launch mission to reduce road riding deathsA new Police Scotland campaign is aimed at reducing injuries and deaths as a re
Horse and Hound / Posted 18 hours ago
A new Police Scotland campaign is aimed at reducing injuries and deaths as a result of vehicles passing too close to horses. Operation Lose the Blinkers, supported by the British Horse Society (BHS) and Glasgow City Council, is aimed at all road... Read more
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The News and Star
Police Scotland investigating shed burglaryOfficers north of the border are investigating after a shed was broken into. P
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Officers north of the border are investigating after a shed was broken into. Police Scotland said that thieves stole a "large number" of tools from the shed, outside a house on Silverlaw, in Annan. It happened just before 7pm on Thursday, October... Read more
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Daily Record
Fed-up residents slam motorists who leave cars outside homes to catch trainwhen they are unable to do so. “However, ARA has no locus to act on Falkland P
Daily Record / Posted 22 hours ago
when they are unable to do so. “However, ARA has no locus to act on Falkland Park Road as there are no parking restrictions. Parked vehicles that are untaxed, uninsured, have no MOT, or which cause an obstruction, are a matter for Police Scotl... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Underpass sex attack: Cops hunt two men after woman, 22, is sexually assaulted in East Kilbridea number of people were in the vicinity at the time that they are keen to speak
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
a number of people were in the vicinity at the time that they are keen to speak to. Detective Inspector Stevie McMillan of Police Scotland said: "A significant number of enquiries have been carried out in order to identify who is responsible for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Pub horror: Man bludgeoned to death outside social club fundraisersits in the centre of the Longstone community in the west side of Edinburgh. D
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
sits in the centre of the Longstone community in the west side of Edinburgh. Detective Chief Inspector Keith Hardie, of Police Scotland, said: "We believe a number of people were involved in the disturbance in the lane at the side of the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Appeal to trace witnesses after woman, 22, is sexually assaulted in East Kilbridea number of people were in the vicinity at the time that they are keen to speak
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
a number of people were in the vicinity at the time that they are keen to speak to. Detective Inspector Stevie McMillan of Police Scotland said: "A significant number of enquiries have been carried out in order to identify who is responsible for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Specialist police units join hunt for three missing peoplewhereabouts to contact police immediately. “Daryl is also asked to get in touc
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
whereabouts to contact police immediately. “Daryl is also asked to get in touch with us or attend at a local police station so we can confirm his safety.” Those with information regarding any of the cases, can contact Police Scotlan... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mum makes devastating discovery when she opens baby boy's coffinpart of my son there. “I want them to go to Cellmark because afterwards, they
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
part of my son there. “I want them to go to Cellmark because afterwards, they give me the legal right to have them back. Police Scotland do not give me that right. “All I want to do is give my son a Christian burial. I can’t take the chance of... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish Health Awards: Fab physio got six-old Poppy back on her feetChoose Life North East Scotland, Collaboration between Aberdeenshire Council,
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Choose Life North East Scotland, Collaboration between Aberdeenshire Council, Aberdeen City Council, NHS Grampian, Police Scotland, Cruse Bereavement Care and the Samaritans ★ NHS Lothian Flow Centre, Astley Ainslie Hospital, NHS... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Bonfire night revellers urged to buy their fireworks from a reputable traderany complaint brought to their attention. Neil Coltart, Group Manager of Tradi
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
any complaint brought to their attention. Neil Coltart, Group Manager of Trading Standards, said: “We are working with Police Scotland and The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to carry out joint work, emphasising the safety messages and also... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow City Council join Police Scotland to support new safety campaign to reduce injuries and deaths of riders and horsesroad safety campaign to reduce injuries and deaths as a result of vehicles pass
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
road safety campaign to reduce injuries and deaths as a result of vehicles passing too close to horses has been launched by Police Scotland. The Lose the Blinkers campaign is aimed at all road users where many riders stable their horses, and... Read more
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Daily Record
Volunteer group scoops top awardBut it’s just as much about supporting people in their recovery journey as cycl
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
But it’s just as much about supporting people in their recovery journey as cycling.” 1st Step’s supporters include Police Scotland, who provide a base for the organisation, in their local garages in Linlithgow. Community Policing Inspector... Read more
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Daily Record
Shortroods buses are back on after 11 charged, says McGill'sraised concerns, along with residents and taxi drivers, after a nightly barrage
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
raised concerns, along with residents and taxi drivers, after a nightly barrage of rock and eggs rained down on vehicles. Police Scotland was forced to step up patrols in the area and visited schools nearby in a bid to halt the bombardment. More... Read more
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heraldscotland
Police Scotland accused of 'institutional racism' by diversity charitywas “worth the hassle” to pursue the complaint. The organisation added that th
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
was “worth the hassle” to pursue the complaint. The organisation added that the “problem of institutional racism” within Police Scotland must be “named and acknowledged before it can be addressed”. The CRER, which received over £70,000 in... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Orange Order told 'march on' as community demonstrators face big bills for closuresto a leading expert on parades. Dr Michael Rosie, of the University of Edinbur
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
to a leading expert on parades. Dr Michael Rosie, of the University of Edinburgh, said a new policy introduced by Police Scotland could see people demonstrating against issues like school closures or benefit cuts charged for road closure... Read more
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Daily Record
Quarter of second hand cars in North Lanarkshire classed as unsafethe defects on the cars were tyres below the legal limit, defective seat belts
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
the defects on the cars were tyres below the legal limit, defective seat belts and an insecure battery. PC Susan Rae, of Police Scotland, said: “We will continue to support and work with our partners in tackling the issue of unsafe vehicles being... Read more
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Scotsman
Fears for safety of woman who left without warninglast Saturday. There was a possible sighting of her in Hamleys toy store in Lon
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
last Saturday. There was a possible sighting of her in Hamleys toy store in London on Tuesday. Inspector David Quinn said Police Scotland were working with officers in London and in Hampshire, where her husband lived while in the Navy, to help... Read more
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heraldscotland
Police Scotland accused of 'institutional racism'was “worth the hassle” to pursue the complaint. The organisation added that th
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
was “worth the hassle” to pursue the complaint. The organisation added that the “problem of institutional racism” within Police Scotland must be “named and acknowledged before it can be addressed”. The CRER, which received over £70,000 in... Read more
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Daily Record
Councils to pull plug on CCTV cameras across Scotland in bid to save cashthe majority of CCTV. In other parts of Scotland, the police fund almost all of
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
the majority of CCTV. In other parts of Scotland, the police fund almost all of the system. “This is a legacy issue for Police Scotland and we need to sit down and discuss it. “The immediate challenge is next year’s budget and protecting... Read more
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express
Scottish police fail to investigate 40 avoidable deaths in troubled health boardto another UK force, campaigners have said. Scottish police failed to properly
express / Posted 2 days ago
to another UK force, campaigners have said. Scottish police failed to properly investigate more than 40 avoidable deaths Police Scotland has now confirmed that detectives did not seek any independent evidence or interview any witnesses following... Read more
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Daily Record
Police 'extremely concerned' for missing Glasgow woman Karen Brownin the Hamleys toy store in London on Tuesday.Husband Jock made appeal for Kare
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
in the Hamleys toy store in London on Tuesday.Husband Jock made appeal for Karen's safe return Inspector David Quinn said Police Scotland are working with officers from the Met and Hampshire Constabulary - where her husband lived while in the Navy... Read more
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express
Kodi WARNING: As Kodi Box seller AVOIDS jail, UK judge says others ‘may not be so lucky’FACT research was conducted in association with the Police Intellectual Propert
express / Posted 2 days ago
FACT research was conducted in association with the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit, Intellectual Property Office, Police Scotland, and anti-piracy outfit Entura International. Those supplying the Kodi Boxes range from individuals building... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Police appeal for missing Clydebank grandmother who boarded bus to London last weekwhen he went to pick her up at 8pm that he was told Mrs Brown had not turned up
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
when he went to pick her up at 8pm that he was told Mrs Brown had not turned up or called to say that she would not be in. Police Scotland said she left her handbag, purse and mobile phone at home and had never gone missing before. CCTV showed her... Read more
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Daily Record
Celtic, Hibs, Rangers and Motherwell fans warned of Hampden traffic chaosoutside Hampden Park, on Aikenhead Road between Curling Crescent and Curtis Ave
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
outside Hampden Park, on Aikenhead Road between Curling Crescent and Curtis Avenue with long delays likely.Read More Police Scotland will be using traffic control measures around the stadium in an attempt to keep car and buses moving but they... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Warning as con artists sell broken TVs at bargain prices in Glasgow's East End car parksfault, it is just where you get people congregating." If you have fallen victi
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
fault, it is just where you get people congregating." If you have fallen victim to this scam or want to report an incident contact Police Scotland on 101. You can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Con artists sell broken televisions at bargain prices in Glasgow's East Endfault, it is just where you get people congregating." If you have fallen victi
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
fault, it is just where you get people congregating." If you have fallen victim to this scam or want to report an incident contact Police Scotland on 101. You can also contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where anonymity can be... Read more
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metro
Violent rapist forced girl, 14, into bushes by holding glass against her neckShe thought he was offering to help with the flat tyre on her bicycle (Picture:
metro / Posted 3 days ago
She thought he was offering to help with the flat tyre on her bicycle (Picture: Police Scotland) A violent rapist forced a teenager into the bushes by threatening her with broken glass in a ‘disgusting and degrading attack’. Samuel Ciornei followed... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Police looking into controversial RBS unitpowers to force disclosure of the full report. A spokesman for the bank said:
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
powers to force disclosure of the full report. A spokesman for the bank said: "RBS has recently become aware that Police Scotland are reviewing an individual complaint made against the bank. RBS is not privy to any details but will... Read more
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Daily Record
Friends pay tribute to 15-old EK girl killed crossing a dual carriagewayis now underway.Megan was killed as she tried to cross this pedestrian crossing
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
is now underway.Megan was killed as she tried to cross this pedestrian crossing on the A749 (Image: East Kilbride News) A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "At around 1750 hours on Wednesday, October 19 police received a report of a pedestrian... Read more
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SKY News
RBS restructuring unit probed over claims it profited from stricken firms"inappropriate action" against them by the bank, according to a Financial Condu
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
"inappropriate action" against them by the bank, according to a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) report leaked in August. Police Scotland says it is a scoping exercise that has been under way for several months, rather than an investigation, but... Read more
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Scotsman
Police Scotland probe complaint against Royal Bank of Scotlandindividual but no formal investigation has been opened. A spokesman for the ba
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
individual but no formal investigation has been opened. A spokesman for the bank said: “RBS has recently become aware that Police Scotland are reviewing an individual complaint made against the bank. “RBS is not privy to any details but will... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Clutha helicopter crash victim’s son wins five-figure payout after lawyer tried to prove he didn’t have close relationship with his dadAAIB report into the Clutha tragedy, published in 2015, raised a number of issu
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
AAIB report into the Clutha tragedy, published in 2015, raised a number of issues which require further investigation by Police Scotland under the direction of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. "That investigation remains ongoing... Read more
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Daily Record
'Tracking device' forces evacuation of Amazon depot in Gourockconfirmed that the suspicious package found turned out to be "some sort of trac
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
confirmed that the suspicious package found turned out to be "some sort of tracking device".Read More A spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland can confirm that the suspicious package sent to a depot in Gourock is not a viable device. "The item appears... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
BREAKING: Cause of Amazon evacuation revealedlate morning bomb disposal experts arrived and were there throughout the aftern
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
late morning bomb disposal experts arrived and were there throughout the afternoon investigating the package. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "We can confirm a suspicious package found at a depot in Gourock is not a viable... Read more
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The Inverness Courier
Dave Carson wants rapid response as Highland bid to avoid third straight defeatlast weekend in BT Caledonia Division Three (North). They were on the end of a
The Inverness Courier / Posted 3 days ago
last weekend in BT Caledonia Division Three (North). They were on the end of a crushing 97-14 hammering away to North Police Scotland, who moved second in the table. Craig Dunain are three spots further back and tomorrow are away to leaders... Read more
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Daily Record
North Lanarkshire Council could call in police over new waste collection system issueNorth Lanarkshire Council could ask Police Scotland to investigate an issue sur
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
North Lanarkshire Council could ask Police Scotland to investigate an issue surrounding the implementation of their new waste collection system. External contractors were hired to deliver bio-degradable bags to homes as part of the controversial... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Hampden traffic control measures put in place ahead of Celtic and Rangers fixturesRoad between Curling Crescent and Curtis Avenue which are likely to cause delay
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
Road between Curling Crescent and Curtis Avenue which are likely to cause delays and add to congestion. In addition, Police Scotland will be utilising traffic control measures around the stadium to protect supporters as they enter and leave... Read more
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Scotsman
Man suffers facial injuries in Morningside assaultfollowing the assault in Morningside Road just after 6am. It is believed a wea
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
following the assault in Morningside Road just after 6am. It is believed a weapon may have been used in the incident. A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Edinburgh are investigating following a report of serious assault in the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Cops to put traffic control measures as football supporters head to Hampden in the midst of major South Side roadworksRoad between Curling Crescent and Curtis Avenue which are likely to cause delay
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
Road between Curling Crescent and Curtis Avenue which are likely to cause delays and add to congestion. In addition, Police Scotland will be utilising traffic control measures around the stadium to protect supporters as they enter and leave... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Thugs attack bus with stones and smash window outside Silverburn Shopping Centrenear to Silverburn last night. Crowd seen running away. Utterly irresponsible b
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
near to Silverburn last night. Crowd seen running away. Utterly irresponsible behaviour. Unacceptable. A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "Police received a report of a bus window being smashed on Cowglen Road around 5.20pm on Thursday... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Search for thugs who smashed bus window outside Silverburn shopping centrenear to Silverburn last night. Crowd seen running away. Utterly irresponsible b
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
near to Silverburn last night. Crowd seen running away. Utterly irresponsible behaviour. Unacceptable. A spokeswoman for Police Scotland said: "Police received a report of a bus window being smashed on Cowglen Road around 5.20pm on Thursday... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Missing Margaret Fleming's home sold by her carers to millionaire businessmenMr Cairney and Ms Jones claimed they had seen Margaret in the past year and tha
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Cairney and Ms Jones claimed they had seen Margaret in the past year and that she had been working as an agricultural gangmaster across England and Europe. Police Scotland have declined to comment on the claims and say enquiries are conti... Read more
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metro
Pregnant woman raped with pool cue describes horror of losing babyoccasion and raping her with a bottle and a pool cue on another in January 2005
metro / Posted 4 days ago
occasion and raping her with a bottle and a pool cue on another in January 2005.Gray also raped her with a bottle (Picture: Police Scotland) She said: ‘He started trying to have sex with me and I was saying no. But I saw the look on his face,... Read more
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Daily Star
Tragedy as ‘beautiful’ girl, 15, dies after ‘being hit by car then bus’bus after being struck by a car Officers are urging people who may have inform
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
bus after being struck by a car Officers are urging people who may have information about the incident to come forward. A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “At around 5.50pm on Wednesday, October 18, police received a report of a pedestrian being... Read more
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Scotsman
Orange walks at risk following fresh legal advicepolitical or cultural parades have been arranged informally by officers and the
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
political or cultural parades have been arranged informally by officers and the local council when necessary, however, Police Scotland have now been informed that they lack the power to divert or hold up traffic without a court order, unless... Read more
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