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Fishermen have launched an application to secure protected name status for the Orkney crab. The European Union scheme protects certain food names on grounds of geography or recipe to safeguard them against imitators.

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The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales has said people must be able to access justice without having to instruct lawyers. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd made the comments in New Zealand, one of the jurisdictions he is visiting on his Magna Carta tour.

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Attorney General Jeremy Wright QC Two UK government departments have declined to publish legal advice given to the Prime Minister before he gave the go-ahead for drone strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.

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Education Secretary Angela Constance The deposed board of Glasgow Clyde College has said the education secretary's decision to replace them yesterday could be challenged in court.

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Stuart Hendry, new senior partner of MBM Commercial. MBM Commercial's founder and senior partner Sandy Finlayson has stood down, choosing to remain a partner while passing his leadership role to fellow founding partner Stuart Hendry.

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Dr Gianluca Raccagni of Edinburgh University A debate exploring the impact of Magna Carta on Scotland, Britain and their respective relationships with Europe will be held at the University of Edinburgh this month.

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Compass Chambers has announced that their 8th Annual Conference, taking place in Edinburgh next month, is now fully booked. The stable said the response to the conference had been "fantastic, with it being fully subscribed only days after being advertised".

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Lawyers acting for potential US presidential candidate Donald Trump's billion-dollar business conglomerate are bringing a legal challenge against Scottish government ministers to the Supreme Court today. Mr Trump is opposed to a two-year old decision to grant planning permission to an 11-turbine off

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