Thursday, March 4, 2021
Reckless driver

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...

Rankin says Rebus too maverick to get a job with Police Scotland

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IAN Rankin has revealed that his famously maverick fictional detective John Rebus would have no place in Police Scotland.Speaking at a Q&A with fans, the Edinburgh author said that if he were to begin...

Care home boss faked complaint letters to get colleague sacked

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A CARE home manager has been struck off after she fabricated anonymous complaints in a bid to get a colleague sacked.Sharon Hendry was in charge of Airlie House care home in Ayr, South Ayrshire,...

Cops ridiculed after consulting on Gaelic uniform plan

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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 their uniforms.The force recently confirmed it is considering having “Poileas...

Police Scotland slated for dropping driving licence requirement

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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 of a new campaign to recruit more ethnic minority and...

Veteran calls on government after wave of “Walter Mitty” con men faking military careers

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A SCOTS veteran is calling on the government to act after a new wave of brazen con men faking military careers to blag benefits.Dr Hugh Milroy - a former RAF Wing Commander, now chief...
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