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Mackinnons hosted a ‘Lunch with the Legends’ to celebrate (almost) 40 years since the release of groundbreaking Last of the Hunters documentary, featuring three legends – and top skippers – of the Scottish fishing industry: Andrew Bremner, Willie Tait and Terry Taylor.

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The Faculty of Advocates’ mini-devilling scheme has been praised again this year, with participating students saying they would definitely recommend it to others. This is the second year a full 10-week programme has been available to students studying towards the diploma. It aims to encourage

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The European Court of Human Rights has published a factsheet on past and pending cases concerning climate change. The document has been published following the Strasbourg court's landmark rulings yesterday on three climate cases. The applicants were successful in one of the cases, and unsuccessful i

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Thorntons has announced the appointment of seven newly qualified solicitors, all of whom have completed the firm's two-year traineeship programme. Sean Lieder and Hannah Smethurst have joined the firm’s corporate team in Edinburgh, and Walter Buckman has joined the corporate team in Glasgow.

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A prestigious art gallery has sacked a worker who secretly put one of his own paintings on public display. The Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich said the 51-year-old technical employee smuggled the 60cm x 120cm painting into the building and installed it on an empty wall.

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Five members of an organised criminal gang, which falsely claimed more than £50 million in Universal Credit in the largest benefit fraud ever in England and Wales, have been convicted. Bulgarian nationals, Galina Nikolova, 38; Stoyan Stoyanov, 27; Tsvetka Todorova, 52; Gyunesh Ali, 33; and Pat

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The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a first notice to begin the court process for a fatal accident inquiry into the death of 76-year-old Peter Tobin. Peter Tobin died on 8 October 2022 at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI). Mr Tobin had been an inmate within HMP Edinbu

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Former lord president and Supreme Court justice Lord Hope of Craighead has called for Scotland's new hate crime legislation to be withdrawn, describing it as the result of “gesture politics”. The former judge said the legislation's aims could have been achieved by simply amending Scotlan

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A new play that tells the tale of women's rugby in Scotland premiers this weekend. Sponsored by Levy & McRae, 90 Days was recently highlighted in an episode of the podcast Happiness is Egg Shaped featuring first Scottish women’s rugby captain Sandra Colamartino. Talking about the play she

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Switzerland is failing to meet its human rights obligations by not taking sufficient action to tackle climate change, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled in a landmark case. The Strasbourg court today handed down judgments in three landmark cases, which represented the first climate

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A man who allegedly rubbed his bare buttocks on a public water fountain has been charged with property damage. Police found an incriminating photo after arresting the 56-year-old Tokyo man in connection with a separate incident of public indecency.

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