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A new Scottish government register of who has a control over land has been criticised by Church leaders for the way it has been organised. The Register of Controlled Interest in Land has been set up in such a way as to create "unmanageable administrative burdens for local congregations".

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Brodies LLP in partnership with Edinburgh Law School presents: Effective Environmental Standards, Law and Governance, a talk with James Martin, chair of Environmental Standards Scotland. Mr Martin has had a wide-ranging career in the public and private sectors, serving as the Scottish Public Service

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Elton John's half-brother tried and failed to bring an enormous trident spear to his court appearance for possessing magic mushrooms. Geoff Dwight, 56, from Ruthin in north Wales, brought the long pole-shaped item to Llandudno Magistrates Court last week but was prevented by security guards from bri

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Proposed UK government amendments to its controversial Troubles bill do not address concerns raised by victims and human rights campaigners and some of them "would actually make the bill worse", according to a new analysis. Northern Ireland's Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ) and acad

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Chala McKenna, an environmental lawyer at Davidson Chalmers Stewart, has been awarded chartered status with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). She joins her colleague Laura Tainsh, a partner at the commercial law firm, to become only the second Scottish solicitor to achieve this

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