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An man in the Czech Republic allegedly hid in a restaurant after it closed in order to have a private feast. He is accused of waiting until the staff had gone home and locked up for the night before feasting on six geese, three ducks, 13 pounds of goose fat and liver as well as a one-gallon jar of p

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A bill widely ridiculed for being tantamount to pointless has been recommended for review by a Holyrood committee. The Lobbying (Scotland) Bill in its current form could leave a “great deal” of important information unregistered, said a majority on the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointmen

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James Burns Clyde & Co has announced first half fee income for FY15/16 was £192 million, up 8 per cent from £178m in FY14/15. On a currency constant basis the firm said the increase would be closer to ten per cent. The figure does not include revenues from Simpson & Marwick, which ‎merge

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A watchdog has been accused of supporting “fracking cheerleaders” to win public approval for the widely criticised method of gas extraction. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) participates in meetings at Whitehall to determine communication strategies regarding new methods of oil

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A solicitor has said the Lord Advocate should re-examine the case of a Swedish woman whose body was found on Prestwick beach ten years ago and was believed to have committed suicide, The National reports. Ann Borjesson, 30, was found dead in December, 2005.

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Claimants should be treated with dignity and respect by the social security system, according to a report published today by the Scottish Parliament’s Welfare Reform Committee, which said a huge cultural shift will be required if Scotland is to create a better welfare system. The committee’s rep

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