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Police Scotland chief angered by altered figure allegations

POLICE Scotland’s chief constable has angrily hit out at claims the force has been manipulating crime figures.   Sir Stephen House said he was “annoyed” and...

Scottish miners convicted during 80s strikes could be reprieved in Hillsborough-style inquiry

NEARLY 500 Scottish miners convicted in the 1980s could have their criminal records erased in an inquiry similar to that of the Hillsborough tragedy. Demands...

Lapdancing clubs face government crackdown

LAPDANCING bars will be restricted or banned altogether under a Scottish Government plan to crack down on the sex industry. The SNP wants to allow...

Cashback supporting street football

THE JUSTICE Secretary will join Hearts and Hibs legends, local school children and the Scottish Cup to take part in Cashback Street Football coaching...

Proceeds of Crime Figures Announced for End of 2011-2012

MORE than £10.5 million worth of proceeds of crime has been recovered in the past year, the Solicitor General Lesley Thomson, QC, announced today. Prosecutors...

30 “Lifers” get early release from prison each year

UP TO 30 Scots prisoners receiving “life” sentences are being released early from jail every year. Some criminals are leaving their life behind bars as...

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