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  • MSP proposes law to make sprinklers mandatory in new-build social housingMSP proposes law to make sprinklers mandatory in new-build social housing
    An MSP is proposing to bring forward legislation to make the installation of sprinklers mandatory in all new-build social housing. If enacted, David Stewart’s bill would place a duty on local authorities and Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) to install automatic
  • Shetland’s new sheriff to take up post next monthShetland’s new sheriff to take up post next month
    The new sheriff at Lerwick Sheriff Court will take up his post next month, the Shetland News reports. Sheriff Ian Hay Cruickshank, 51, was appointed to the Sheriffdom of Grampian, Highland and Islands before Christmas. Sheriff Cruickshank (pictured) is a solicitor
  • Another chance for the last man hanged in Dundee?Another chance for the last man hanged in Dundee?
    A re-examination of the medical evidence which led to the execution of William Bury, the last man hanged in Dundee 129 years ago, will be staged at a public mock trial next month, organised by the University of Dundee. Bury was found guilty of the murder of his wife
  • England: Rape case collapses after photos police failed to submit emergeEngland: Rape case collapses after photos police failed to submit emerge
    A rape case has collapsed days before trial after evidence emerged showing the defendant cuddling his accuser in bed. Samson Makele, 28, was accused of raping a woman he met in 2016 at the Notting Hill Carnival. However, at a pre-trial hearing at Snaresbrook Crown
  • Blog: Please sir, can we have some more (information)?Blog: Please sir, can we have some more (information)?
    The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined (for the first time ever) a merging party for a failure to provide information during a merger investigation, write David Flint and Rebecca Ferguson. Hungryhouse have been fined a £20,000 fixed penalty for
  • Macdonald Henderson advises Old College Capital on golf tech investmentMacdonald Henderson advises Old College Capital on golf tech investment
    Macdonald Henderson has advised Old College Capital, University of Edinburgh’s investment arm, in its investment alongside Scottish Investment Bank, Equity Gap and high-net-worth individuals, in a £1.6 million funding round in Shot Scope Technologies, maker of a
  • Intellectual property practice Marks & Clerk files most patents in UKIntellectual property practice Marks & Clerk files most patents in UK
    Intellectual property practice Marks & Clerk filed the highest number of Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications between January 2014 and December 2016 according to data published by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). The statistics also
  • Value of fraud in Scotland dropped 77 per cent in 2017 to £16.2mValue of fraud in Scotland dropped 77 per cent in 2017 to £16.2m
    The value of fraud in Scotland dropped 76.8 per cent in 2017 to £16.2 million having recorded a four-year high in 2016 following a 283.1 per cent increase to £69.6m, according to new research published by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP. BDO’s

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