Sunday, May 9, 2021

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...

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...

Edinburgh Airport car park fire firm under investigation

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AN airport parking firm at the centre of blaze that destroyed 21 vehicles is packing in twice as many vehicles as shown in council plans.And the firm based near Edinburgh Airport is under investigation...

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...

Dealer arrested after asking police for directions

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A DOPEY drug dealer carrying a bag full of Class A drugs was arrested after he asked police for directions home.Lukasz Woloszyn had been at a Hogmanay party in Prestonpans, East Lothian, last year...

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,...

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...

Girlfriend of stab victim pays tribute to her “hero”

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THE GIRLFRIEND of a young man who was killed in the street has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her “hero.”Jordan Mackay, 20, was fatally wounded in South Queensferry at around 1.30am on Sunday morning.His...

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...

Prison seizures of drugs, booze, weapons and mobiles a “huge problem”

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SCOTS prisoners have been caught with more than 67,000 pills, 11kgs of cannabis and 2.4kgs of heroin in the past three years alone.And more than 1,000 weapons - many of them home-made - and...

19 Prisoners in Scotland were released by mistake

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BUNGLING prison chiefs has been branded “amateurish” after it was revealed 19 prisoners have been released by mistake.The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) revealed “communication errors” and “miscalculation of release date” were just some of...

Retired cop gets ticket from armed police for asking directions

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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 retired superintendent from Glasgow - was fined £30...

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...

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...

Child molester Neil Robertson to get dental compensation

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A CONVICTED child molester is set to score a second compensation payout from Scottish prison chiefs - for his toothache.Neil Robertson, who was described by a judge as a “dangerous psychopath”, has launched legal...

Police Scotland accused of treating female officers “like pieces of paper”

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POLICE Scotland has been accused of treating female officers like “numbers on a piece of paper”.The Scottish Police Federation (SPF) says the new force has centralised requests for flexible working that used to be...

Third of Scots police officers believe a culture of bullying exists within the force

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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 decline in staff morale, with up to one in ten...
Roof with no tiles

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...

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...
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