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A dimwit has been arrested after attempting to shoplift during a "Shop with a Cop" event with dozens of police officers in attendance. Nearly 40 officers were taking part in the charity event where police officers buy gifts for children from marginalised backgrounds.

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A solicitor who swindled American investors out of $16 million (£13m) while acting for them in the purchase of the iconic Taymouth Castle in Perthshire, where Queen Victoria spent her honeymoon, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail – a term believed to be a new record for a lawyer guil

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The benefits of working with Stewart Title Many property transactions can be delayed or hindered by title defects which require safe and speedy resolution. Clients will look to their lawyer to advise on how these problems can be overcome and Stewart Title’s online ordering platform Stewart Sol

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McKee Campbell Morrison (MCM) has welcomed Colm Kerr who joins as associate director, Marc Waters who joins the insolvency and litigation team as solicitor, and Darcy King, who joins the private client team as trainee paralegal. Mr Kerr joins from Dentons and will be working as part of MCM’s c

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The former director of a free-range egg company has been jailed for two years and three months for animal welfare and hygiene offences which led to the deaths of approximately 2,000 hens. Peter Armitage, 41, was sentenced at Wick Sheriff Court where he was also banned from keeping animals for 15 yea

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The senior president of tribunals has announced that judges in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal should no longer be addressed as “Sir/Madam”, but solely as “Judge”. The announcement explains that moving solely to “Judge” uses modern and simpl

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Students have debated Qatar’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup during the opening round of Scotland’s premier high school debating competition. The first heats of the 24th Donald Dewar Memorial Debate Tournament concluded last night, with half of the 64 participating schools making it throu

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