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A woman who made false domestic abuse allegations has been sentenced to two months imprisonment while her mother has been handed a community payback order. At Jedburgh Sheriff Court Sheriff Kevin Drummond QC sentenced Gayle Hunter to two months imprisonment and imposed a community payback order on h

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A chance discovery of a centuries-old Scottish court case about a child forced to work as a stage attraction, “the tumbling lassie”, has inspired a group of advocates to raise cash to help fight modern-day slavery. The girl had been “bought” from her mother and used by a travelling showman a

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From back left: Jack Robertson, Victoria McLaren, Zoe Irving, Cara McGlynn, Scott MilneFrom front left: Saima Ali, Sarah Matheson, Megan Patterson Thorntons has appointed seven trainees this month.

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Justice Secretary Michael Matheson MSP Police Scotland is facing questions from Justice Secretary Michael Matheson about its fleet of luxury cars - including BMWs and Land Rovers - for senior officers and staff.

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Susan O'Brien QC The appointment of Susan O'Brien QC as chairwoman of a public inquiry into historical child abuse allegations has come under fire from two Catholic charities.

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Robert Black QC Professor Robert Black QC has expressed concern about a "culture of unwillingness" at the Crown Office as David Gilroy's murder conviction undergoes scrutiny by the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC).

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Robert Sutherland Robert Sutherland of Terra Firma Chambers provides a briefing on the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill.

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