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The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) is hearing the case of a Brazilian man who was killed by police in 2005 on the London Underground after he was mistakenly identified as a suicide bomber in the wake of the London bombings. The case has been brought by Patricia Armani Da

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Alistair Carmichael MP Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael will face a legal bid from four constituents who want to see him ousted from his seat over allegations of lying.

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Registers of Scotland (RoS) has published its third 10-year property market report, detailing trends in the land and property market between 2005-15. The report is based on all property sales, even those which do not involve a mortgage, and so delivers "an insight into what's going on in the Scottis

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A trainee greenkeeper who was jailed for 21 months after being convicted of assaulting a university student following an argument in a pub has successfully challenged the sentence imposed by a sheriff. The Criminal Appeal Court ruled that the offence was not one which ought to have attracted a custo

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Stephen Gibb (Jo Hanley Photography/johanley.com) Shepherd and Wedderburn has announced its year-end results. Turnover grew 26 per cent to £48 million, whilst profits increased to £18m, results which also reflect the contribution since October 2014 of the firm’s acquisition of Tods Murray.

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The Law Society of Scotland, while supporting the aims of the Scottish Parliament’s Apologies Bill, has raised questions on what it could achieve in cases involving medical practitioners. Laura Ceresa, a member of the Law Society’s Health and Medical Law Committee, will give evidence today befor

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McEwan Fraser Legal has received both Investors in People and Investors in Young People accreditation, the solicitor and estate agents firm has announced. The firm, which has just been voted Best Estate Agency in Scotland for the third successive year by The Sunday Times, said they were "incredibly

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A woman who had a threesome with a couple then claimed she had been raped is having difficulty finding a lawyer and now claims that she is innocent. Hannah McWhirter, 21, was meant to be sentenced at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for wasting police time.

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A group of airline workers is planning legal action against British airlines who allegedly poisoned them with contaminated cabin air. Unite the Union is funding legal action by seventeen former and serving cabin crew members, who believe they fell sick after breathing in fumes mixed with engine oil

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Senior employees at Victim Support Scotland (VSS) have raised complaints after members of the charity were told they faced compulsory redundancy. The Herald reports that the Scottish Government has commissioned accounting firm KPMG to carry out an external funding review of the charity, which receiv

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Police Scotland is taking action to counter rural crime in co-operation with government and civic organisations. A new national multi-agency rural crime prevention steering group including the Crown Office, National Farmers' Union (NFU), Scottish Land Estates, Scottish Business Resilience Centre, Sc

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