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Mobile phone driving penalty has been doubled

From March 1 anyone caught using a mobile phone (or internet device) at the wheel faces a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence.

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Paige Doherty

Judges to issue written decision on Paige Doherty killer’s appeal

Judges are to issue a written decision on an appeal to reduce the 27-year sentence of Paige Doherty’s killer.

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Kilsyth police officer  found guilty of domestic abuse against three females

Kilsyth police officer found guilty of domestic abuse against three females

A Kilsyth police officer who worked and lived in Cumbernauld is currently behind bars and awaiting a jail sentence for domestic violence.

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Appeal for information following discovery of offensive posters

Appeal for information following discovery of offensive posters

Police in Stornoway are carrying out enquires into reports of a number of offensive posters that have been erected in Stornoway.

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Update to 999 disruption

Update to 999 disruption

Earlier today (Monday) Police Scotland was made aware by British Telecom of partial failure of the 999 service affecting LANDLINE telephone lines in the following areas:

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Driver across the country admitted to driving while over the drink drive limit.

Survey reveals extent of motorists’ bad behaviour

Road users across the UK have confessed their driving misdemeanours as part of a new survey with some unsettling results.

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Man stabbed during fight at O2 Academy

Man stabbed during fight at O2 Academy

Police are appealing for information after a 29-year-old man was stabbed in the O2 Academy in the Gorbals early on Saturday.

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The suspect on the 17.15 Croy to Glasgow Queen Street service on Thursday, July 2.

Cops release CCTV images of train suspect

British Transport Police (BTP) has released CCTV images of a man it would like to trace in connection with three incidents which took place on trains last year.

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Emergency services at the scene last night. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Two men hunted after train hits stolen pick-up at 75mph

Police are hunting two men after a stolen pick-up truck abandoned on a railway line was hit by a train carrying 141 passengers on Wednesday.

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Teenager arrested after Grangemouth taxi driver robbery

Teenager arrested after Grangemouth taxi driver robbery

Police hunting the thief who robbed a taxi driver have arrested a 16-year-old girl.

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Police car investigating.

Wallet stolen - police appeal

A wallet was stolen in town bar, police are appealing for information.

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Smoker. Picture by Phil Wilkinsion.

Most Scots back further smoking restrictions

Most people in Scotland believe there should be further restrictions on smoking in public places, says a new study.

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court

Trial for knife accused

A man has denied holding a knife to a woman’s throat.

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Michael Teevan

Police search for missing Michael

Police are currently searching for a vulnerable elderly man who has gone missing in North Lanarkshire.

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HAMILTON SHERIFF COURT

Motherwell drug dealer agrees to hand over cash

A Motherwell man caught with heroin worth thousands of pounds has agreed a four-figure ‘dirty money’ deal with the authorities.

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Councillors Frank McNally and Harry Curran at a vandalised bus shelter in Crossgates which has been targeted twice in the last fortnight.

‘Mindless’ damage slammed

Two councillors have this week hit out at the ‘mindless’ vandals who have been damaging bus shelters in the Bellshill area.

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The Woolworths store in Bellshill

No justice for Woolworths workers

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has today rejected Usdaw’s case for Woolworths and Ethel Austin members in stores of less than 20 employees to be included in the protective awards against both companies.

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Warning of phone scam

NHS Western Isles was recently made aware that some local people have been contacted by telephone by an individual claiming to be from their local health centre/GP Practice, trying to sell them medication and requesting bank account details.

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Police warn of pet scam

Police in the Western Isles are warning the public to be aware of an online scam involving the false sale of pets from a ghost address on the Isle of Harris.

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