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The inquiry into contamination of NHS blood supplies resulting in thousands being infected with Hepatitis C and HIV between 1970 and 1991 has recommended that anyone who received a blood transfusion before 1991 should be tested for Hepatitis C. Scotland is the only part of the UK to hold an inquiry

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Five years on from the last general election, a major assessment by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies of criminal justice reforms has found that policy across the United Kingdom’s nations and regions is more divergent than ever. The report – The coalition years: Criminal justice in the Un

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The European Court of Human Rights(ECtHR) has refused the “naked rambler” permission to appeal to the Grand Chamber. Stephen Gough, 55, who insists on living his life naked, has argued his repeated imprisonment for being naked in public has breached his human rights.

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A Scots lawyer who accepted instructions to act in a series of “obviously suspicious” property transactions has been found guilty of “professional misconduct”. Conveyancing solicitor James McCusker was fined £2,500 by the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT) after he was found

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The lord advocate has said the UK should be doing more to help refugees who face persecution in their home countries. Frank Mulholland QC (pictured) made the comments while visiting a group of asylum seekers in Glasgow, The Evening Times reports.

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The number of cash sales on houses worth over half a million pounds was up 19.6 per cent in 2014, according to figures from Registers of Scotland(RoS). A total of 599 homes that were sold for upwards of £500,000 were paid for in cash last year, compared to 501 in 2013.

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