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A paedophile convicted of a catalogue of sexual offences against 19 children has failed in an appeal against his “lifelong” sentence. Andrew Byrne, 27, was given an Order for Lifelong Restriction (OLR) with a punishment part of six years in 2010 after pleading guilty at the High Court in Glasgow

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A man found guilty of a knifepoint robbery who also allegedly threatened to assault his defence counsel has lost an appeal against his conviction after claiming he did not receive a fair trial due to “defective representation”. Peter Boath, who was sentenced to nine years imprisonment for attack

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Placing a cosmetic product containing ingredients which have been tested on animals on the EU market may be prohibited where that testing has been conducted outside the EU in order to market the product in third countries and where the results of that testing are used to prove the safety of the prod

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A “fugitive from justice” in Poland who claimed that his extradition from Scotland would breach his human rights has had an appeal refused. Jaroslaw Pofelski, who claimed that he had been held in custody for a total of four years in Poland while awaiting trial before leaving the country for Scot

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