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Archive for November, 2016

Fifpro survey: Violent threats against players three times higher in Scotland
More than a third of footballers surveyed in Scotland say they received threats from the stands on a match day, according to a players' union. The figure is revealed in a survey conducted by players' union Fifpro into the working conditions of nearly 14,000 male players in...
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Police, prosecutors clash over domestic abuse cases
A claim by a leader of Scotland's police officers that domestic abuse cases with no chance of conviction are being taken to court, has been denied by prosecution service representatives. The conflicting evidence was given before the Scottish Parliament's Justice...
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Man shot and killed in car in Glasgow
A man has died after being shot while sitting in a car in the south side of Glasgow. Police said the 26-year-old was targeted at 23:55 on Tuesday while he was in his Audi at a junction in Scotland Street. He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University...
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Man’s ear bitten off in nightclub in Glasgow
A man had part of his ear bitten off during a brawl at a nightclub in the centre of Glasgow at the weekend. The 19-year-old was treated for serious injuries after being attacked at the Light nightclub in Royal Exchange Square in the early hours of Sunday. A witness told...
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Neighbours save mother and two children after thugs attempt to set home on fire
Thugs attempted to set fire to a family home in Milton in the middle of the night - but were stopped in their tracks by vigilant neighbours. The fire-starting bid took place in Westray Street at around 1am yesterday. It is understood the thugs lined a door to the...
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Bungling armed robber accidentally shot accomplice
An armed robber accidentally shot his accomplice in the leg after bursting into a man's home in Edinburgh, a court has heard. Keith Smith, 30, and 25-year-old Peter McMurray tried to force their way into Ekundayo Badamas' flat in Leith last August. A struggle broke out...
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Fake goods worth £7m seized in Scotland over 12 months
Fake cigarettes, clothing and cosmetics worth almost £7m were seized in Scotland over the last 12 months, according to new statistics. They also reveal that police made almost 3,000 arrests of people known to be involved in serious crime. The figures were published in...
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