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Scots primary school admits to groping teacher who he had just asked to “motorboat”

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A SCOTS primary school teacher has admitted to groping a colleague who he had just asked to motorboat - while on a school trip.The General Teaching Council for Scotland today decided to keep the...
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Husband of ex-mayoress who was killed at crossing campaigning for tougher sentences

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A GRIEVING husband of an ex-mayoress who was mowed down whilst walking across a pelican crossing is campaigning for tougher dangerous driving sentences.Stephen Wharton from Bolton, Greater Manchester wants the sentence for Death by...
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“This isn’t North Korea!” Police apologise after backlash from hate crime campaign

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MERSEYSIDE POLICE has apologised after being slammed for their "utterly chilling" new hate crime awareness campaign. The police force has faced criticism on social media after using the slogan, “Being offensive is an offence” to...
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Police rescue group of men from lorry in “suspected slavery and trafficking” operation

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POLICE have rescued a group of "suffocating" men from a lorry in a suspected slavery and trafficking operation.Officers from Cambridgeshire Police and Essex Police managed to track the refrigerated lorry down after receiving a...
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Pensioner left with no roof after scammer “made off with tiles and £5,400 savings”...

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POLICE are investigating after a pensioner was left with no roof when a callous scammer allegedly ran off with £5,400 of his savings.Harry Thomson, 75, was approached by the "would-be roofer" four weeks ago...
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Motorist caught driving 108mph down wrong side of 30mph road – Crime News UK

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SHOCKING video shows “one of the worst cases of driving police have seen” as a motorist is caught speeding at 108mph down the wrong side of the road.Aaron Lee, 27, “put countless lives in...

Man arrested for allegedly selling over 500 fake coronavirus testing kits on the dark...

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A man has been arrested for allegedly selling fake coronavirus testing kits on the dark web.The man was arrested at home in Birmingham and taken into custody on Tuesdayfor alleged offences under the Fraud...

“Simply unacceptable” Award-winning lawyer hits out at court over lack of coronavirus protection

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An AWARD-WINNING lawyer has hit out at the Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service (SCTS) after claiming there are no coronavirus prevention measures in place at court.Aamer Anwar has accused the SCTS of "putting lives...

Prison nurse struck off for trying to smuggle drugs into Scottish jail where she...

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By Joe HutchisonA PRISON nurse has been struck off for trying to smuggle drugs into the same jail where she worked.Hannah Dagg attempted to take £1500 worth of cocaine and cannabis past security officials...

Sickening moment thugs racially abuse shopkeeper before battering him in street

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SHOCKING footage shows thugs racially abuse a shopkeeper before giving him a vicious beating in the street.The disturbing incident was filmed at Ilhan Ahmedov's newsagents in Musselburgh, East Lothian, in August last year when...

Tesco stick alarms on packets of Tena pants

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INCONTINENCE pants are being stolen so often from a Scottish Tesco that bosses have fitted them with heavy-duty theft alarms.The large, black alarms have been attached to £12 packets of "super large" Tena pants...

Huge increases in drug seizures at Scottish jails

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MASSIVE increases in seizures of heroin, cannabis and tablets across Scotland’s prisons have been revealed by prison officials.The quantity of heroin seized in Scottish prisons has gone up from 388 grams in 2014, to...

Army cadet centre trashed

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VANDALS have trashed an Army Cadet centre, smashing holes through walls, and breaking equipment worth thousands of pounds.The thugs targeted the B Troop Royal Artillery force in Drumchapel, Glasgow, on Monday afternoon.During the rampage...

Disability worker struck off over extreme porn

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A DISABILITY worker has been struck off for downloading images of a baby being raped.Euan McKean was jailed for six months last year after police found more than 2,000 indecent pictures of children on...

Police Scotland ridiculed over “creepy” elf Xmas safety campaign

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POLICE Scotland have been ridiculed for using a “creepy” toy elf, dolls, and a monkey in an “embarrassing” bid to promote safety at Christmas.In a series of images posted on social media, the figures...

Muslim hospital consultant tried to organise Trump protest

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A TOP hospital consultant has revealed he tried to organise a protest outside Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf resort following the tycoon’s call to ban Muslims from the US.Renal specialist Dr Izhar Khan was so...

Rankin and McDermid unite to condemn “disgraceful” library closures

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SCOTLAND’S top crime authors have condemned “disgraceful” library closures across the country.Ian Rankin and Val McDermid both credit local libraries to their flourishing writing careers.McDermid, best known for her series of suspense novels featuring...

Phone seizures up at Shotts after mobile blocking system brought in

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A RECORD number of mobiles have been confiscated at a top security Scots jail - after bosses installed a system meant to block phone signals.Staff at HMP Shotts, which houses many of Scotland’s most...

Police Scotland cancel plans for £3m “snooper plane”

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POLICE Scotland have scrapped plans to buy a controversial aircraft costing up to £3m and capable of surveillance.The force has confirmed it has now dropped plans for a fixed-wing aircraft to provide services that...

Dashcam video captures one-way foul-up

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A DASHCAM video has captured the moment a driver turned the wrong way into a busy, 40mph one-way road.The incident was filmed in Livingston, West Lothian, on a one way road which connects the...
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