Wednesday, December 11, 2019

SCOTLAND’S police watchdog “squandered” £70,000 on research projects - including one which discovered hardly anyone knows who they are.The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) is...

POLICE Scotland has been condemned after using an openly armed officer to deal with a driver not wearing a seatbelt.  A picture of the incident...

SIR Stephen House set up his own private company in his final weeks on the job as chief constable of Police Scotland.House’s time as...

POLICE mugshots of innocent people are being kept on file for up to 12 years, it has been revealed.Photographing an individual after an arrest...

BANNING “offensive” chanting at football matches has made the problem of sectarianism worse, according to a Scots criminologist.Dr Stuart Waiton says the 2011 law...

A RENOWNED Scots theatre has come up with a “new and different” way of preventing hardened criminals from reoffending - teaching them drama therapy.Dangerous...

A MIDWIFE who drugged 15 pregnant women has been struck off and told she showed “harmful, deep-seated behaviour”. Kirsteen Stewart was found guilty of deliberately...

SOME of Scotland’s most dangerous prisoners have been taking part in yoga classes and doing breathing exercises in a bid to control their violent...

A DASHCAM captured the hair-raising moment a flustered learner driver jumped a red light and almost crashed head-on into an oncoming car.The learner experienced...

POLICE Scotland have been ridiculed on social media after asking Scots what they think of plans to have the force’s name in Gaelic on...

POLICE SCOTLAND have been accused of being “shortsighted” after dropping the requirement for applicants to have a driving licence.The move has come as part...

MARY, Queen of Scots has been cleared of any involvement in the notorious murder of her husband more than four centuries.For centuries the queen...

POLICE Scotland have been accused of “irresponsible” behaviour - after dropping safety equipment designed to save people from drowning.Last month the force announced it...

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...

THOUSANDS of pieces of land across Scotland have been snapped up by huge offshore companies - many of which are based in the world’s...

A huge majority of Scots prisoners cannot read, write or solve basic maths problems, it has been revealed.Figures revealed through the Freedom of Information...

AN assistant at an East Kilbride nursing home has been ordered to carry out 200 of hours of unpaid work under a Community Payback...

BRITISH Transport Police are appealing for information after two men made comments of a racially offensive nature and assaulted a female passenger on the...

WOMEN and men across Scotland who suspect their partner has an abusive background may now have that information disclosed to them, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon...

THE former MP stepmother of murderer David Gilroy has spoken out against his conviction.David Gilroy, 52, was sentenced to life in prison for the...
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