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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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Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) students took to the streets to promote the University’s law clinic, a student-led and student-run initiative designed to give them practical experience while studying for their law degrees.

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A legal academic at the University of Strathclyde has landed a national book prize. Professor Alan Paterson OBE was awarded the Society of the Inner Temple’s 2015 Book prize by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, on 9 December for his book Final Judgment: The Last Law Lords and t

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Changes to Scots law will now mean fatal accident inquiries (FAI) can be held in cases where people die abroad. The Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths (Scotland) Bill, which was passed without opposition at the Scottish Parliament, increases the number of situations where FAIs are mandatory as well a

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Mike Scott Born: June 7, 1952;

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The Herald has published a full obituary of sheriff and historian David Buchanan Smith who died last month aged 79.

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A man has been convicted of murder in part as a result of his distinctive walk. Gordon Veitch, 56, from East Lothian, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for the murder of Brian Bathgate, 45, a joiner.

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