It has been proposed that courts in Scotland should be open on Saturdays, primarily as a means of tackling alcohol-related crimes. Kenny MacAskill, chairing the Scottish Police Board, discussed the proposal at a recent consultation.
Herald ScotlandBlacklisted: Scots law lecturer named in secret 'do not employ' dossierHerald ScotlandA law lecturer who criticised the “aggressive” tactics of Police Scotland has spoken of his anger at discovering his name is on a notorious employment blacklist. Dr Nick McKerrell, a long-standing civil liberties champion, has been informed that he is ...and more »
Herald ScotlandRevealed: the rare Scots wildlife at risk of extinctionHerald ScotlandEMBARGOED TO 0001 THURSDAY OCTOBER 7. Undated handout photo issued by British Wildlife Photography Awards of a water vole re introduction scheme taken by Terry Whittaker which has won the 2020 Vision Special Award at the British Wildlife ...and more »
The Courier'Voters are the smartest people in politics', says Labour's Jenny MarraThe CourierIn the third part of our pre-election mini-series, Michael Alexander meets Dundee's Jenny Marra who is top of Scottish Labour's North East Scotland regional list and battling to secure victory as a pro-UK candidate in Scotland's 'Yes' city. Jenny Marra ...and more »