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Judges will need to look at claims jurors have unlawfully searched for information on their trials online under new laws that have come into force. New criminal offences of researching details of a case, sharing these details and disclosing details of jurors’ deliberations online have been created

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The solicitor general, Lesley Thomson QC (pictured), has said the fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the Glasgow bin lorry crash will look at the driver’s background, technical aspects of the vehicle itself and the safety of the route taken by the lorry. Six died and four were injured in the incide

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (pictured) is to address a conference of lawyers in Glasgow via video link from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London this week. Mr Assange, who has spent the past 34 months in the embassy building after he claimed asylum, is to discuss how mass data gathering infringes p

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The former editor of defunct newspaper News of the World is to stand trial in Scotland next month on a charge of perjury. Andy Coulson, 47, was due to appear at the High Court in Edinburgh next week but at a preliminary hearing a judge set a new date of May 11 for the trial.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Glasgow-based Clydesdale Bank £20,678,300 for serious failings in its Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) complaint handling processes between May 2011 and July 2013. It is the largest ever fine imposed by the FCA for failings relating to PPI and Clyde

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The UK government’s former chief drug adviser has called on Scotland to legalise ecstasy and cannabis as medicines. Professor David Nutt (pictured), Edmond J Safra chairman in neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, was sacked by the last Labour government for saying some drugs were le

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