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New laws to strengthen the rights of carers will be debated by the Scottish Parliament for the final time this afternoon. Mental health minister Jamie Hepburn met young carers at Edinburgh Young Carers Project this morning ahead of the stage 3 debate of the Scottish government’s Carers Bill at Hol

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Edinburgh University officials have been forced to scrap a plan calling on tutors to leak private information about students who told them about debt problems. Lecturers were instructed to pass the information of hundreds of students who had fallen behind in their tuition fee payments on to official

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The Law Society of Scotland has launched a survey looking for Scottish solicitors’ views on the impact of local courts closures across Scotland. The survey is open to all members of the Law Society and closes onWednesday 24 February.

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Rob Marrs Scottish solicitors, paralegals and other legal services professionals can now benefit from new guides aimed at helping them have a smooth return to work after maternity, shared-parental or adoption leave.

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Andy Drane Davidson Chalmers has announced it is to open a new office in the Scottish Borders within the £5.2 million Galashiels Interchange. The recently opened purpose built office facility was designed to help facilitate business growth for the region following the launch of the new Borders rail

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The Scottish government has released a guidance booklet on the community right to buy for communities, community bodies and landowners. Part 2 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, the community right to buy, provides the opportunity for communities across Scotland to register an interest in land

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The High Court in London has ruled that Lord Lucan, a peer who disappeared 42 years ago, is presumed to be dead. A death certificate has been issued for the peer who vanished after his children's nanny, Sandra Rivett, was bludgeoned to death in London.

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The volume of residential sales in Scotland rose 14.5 per cent in the third quarter of 2015-16 compared to the same period in the previous year, according to official statistics published today by Registers of Scotland (RoS). A total of 28,779 properties were submitted for registration between Octob

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