Tuesday, July 23, 2019

POLICE Scotland have been criticised after figures show the number of drivers caught recklessly using mobile phones behind the wheel have halved.New figures show...

AT LEAST 227 foreign criminals served time in Scottish jails last year - 131 of them from EU countries.Nearly half of the EU prisoners...

A SENIOR police veteran has been fined by armed officers - after parking for less than a minute to ask them for directions.Jim Kirkwood...

A CORRUPT police officer who served time for stealing more than £200,000 has been banned from a betting shop after placing large cash wagers.Dean...

ALEXANDER Pacteau was free to murder Karen Buckley after he escaped conviction for attempted rape and sexual assault just two years earlier.And it can...

PRISON chiefs are investigating the “potential threat” of drones being used to smuggle contraband into Scottish jails.Remote-controlled drones are a low-cost way of transporting...

THE Convener of the Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council, Rev Sally Foster-Fulton is calling on David Cameron to embody the ‘British values’...

THE number of debt cases being considered by Scottish courts has continued to fall for the fifth year in a row.There were 35,400 debt...

POLICE have renewed an appeal to identify a group of people who dropped a bottle of wine on a car as it passed below...

FRAUDSTERS are targeting tax credits claimants with scam emails, fake websites and text messages in the run-up to the 31 July renewals deadline, HM Revenue...

A THIRD of Scots police officers believe a culture of bullying exists within the force, a new survey has revealed.Recent figures suggest a dramatic...

TECH-SAVVY Scots prisoners have been signing on to social media from behind bars.Figures released by the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) showed that officers have...

THE UK’S thickest thieves got away with a few pounds of worthless rock after hiking miles to break into a gold mine.The Cononish mine...

ONE of Scotland’s most senior social workers has warned that funding cuts have increased the risk of tragedies involving children.An inquiry led by Edinburgh...

A GAMEKEEPER who used illegal traps on his estate has been ordered to carry out 240 hours unpaid work.James O’Reilly pled guilty at Stirling...

ACCORDING to a new report from the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner Aberdeen Police delayed the obtaining of medical attention for a prisoner with...

AN independent case review of the death of three year-old Mikaeel Kular at the hands of his mother Rosdeep Adekoya has found that the...

A MAN with learning difficulties is believed to have been "battered to death" at a house in West Lothian yesterday morning.Police are investigating after...

POLICE SCOTLAND have issued details of two men they believe to be connected to a high value jewellery theft in Dundee. The police wish to...

A WOMAN In her 60s was assaulted during a broad daylight carjack in a busy city street.A thug punched the 61-year-old in the face...
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