The WS Society is hosting a special screening of the award-winning documentary Through Our Eyes at the Signet Library on 18 May, followed by a conversation with the film’s BAFTA and IDFA winning director Samir Mehanović. In sequences filmed over four years, Samir gives a personal insight into
A group of Scottish schoolchildren from Bishopbriggs Academy will soon be on their way to London to compete in the national finals of the Bar Mock Trial Competition where they will continue to receive support from members of the Faculty of Advocates. The team advanced to the national finals after wi
The Sheriff Court backlog worsened by the pandemic is likely to last for another five years, prosecutors have warned. Minutes from a Crown Office meeting indicate that officials believe that it will be a "challenging area of business for the next five years or so".
The importance of optimising land use to electrify the economy and meet the UK’s net zero ambition has been revealed in a report from TLT and real estate consultancy Gerald Eve. Competing land use priorities, from renewable generation and green infrastructure to industry, affordable housing, f
Pictured: GCU honorary graduate Blythe Duff with Taggart co-star John Michie in 2018 Glasgow Caledonian University has launched a hunt for a PhD student to investigate an archive of Taggart scripts and memorabilia donated by Blythe Duff.
A round-up of human rights stories from around the world. UN-backed inquiry accuses Russia of war crimes in Ukraine
Ransomware attacks are increasing in volume, and threat actors are increasingly aggressive and sophisticated in the nature of such attacks. While guidance has been introduced to help businesses understand what measures they should take to address ransomware risk, there are increasingly complex chall
Lindsays has today announced a merger with legal practice Miller Hendry. The deal, which will take effect on May 30, will see Miller Hendry partners and staff transfer to Lindsays.
Liquidators of English halal chicken company lose appeal against misappropriation claim against former director
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has refused an appeal by the assignee of a company that supplied halal chicken meat to restaurants against the dismissal of its claim that a former director had misappropriated money from the company. Manolete Partners Plc, the liquidator of claims against de
A major US city has scrapped a twinning agreement it inadvertently struck with a self-declared micronation led by a wanted sex offender. In January, a delegation from the self-declared "United States of Kailasa" met with the mayor of Newark, New Jersey and signed a sister-city agreement at a public
A man who allegedly prevented Home Office officials from carrying out their duties on Glasgow's Kenmure Street has been acquitted after a trial. Kenmure Street was the site of a now-famous immigration raid on 13 May 2021, which was called off after hundreds of protesters blocked the immigration enfo
A former security guard’s communications with neo-Nazi extremists were uncovered after an online chat group was infiltrated by an undercover counter-terrorism officer. Within days of joining the group, James Farrell shared a video with detailed instructions on how to construct a 3D-printed, ho
New legislation will "strengthen, modernise and improve" the regulation of charities in Scotland, the government has said. Social Justice Secretary Shona Robison appeared before Holyrood's social justice and social security this morning to give evidence on the Charities (Regulation and Administratio
Irene Mosota has been nominated to chair the new Edinburgh Slavery and Colonialism Legacy Review Implementation Group, which will take forward the 10 recommendations of the review group led by Sir Geoff Palmer OBE. Edinburgh councillors will consider a report recommending her nomination at a meeting
Ukraine has won a significant hurdle in a seven-year-long English court dispute over a $3 billion Russian loan, with the case now set to proceed to a full trial before the High Court. In an 85-page judgment handed down yesterday morning, the UK Supreme Court unanimously held that the Law Debenture T