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The smacking ban is likely to increase costs for the police, force chiefs say.
Dundee parents will tell MSPs about the trauma of losing their 11-year-old daughter in a dog attack as part of a Holyrood review of animal control legislation.
Seven police vehicles sent to raid on Community Justice Services after belt buckle mistaken for offensive weapon
A police raid on a community justice centre has been described as “totally over the top” after seven vehicles were called to deal with a belt buckle mistaken for an offensive weapon.
Three years jail for heroin dealer who ran off after Broughty Ferry crash – leaving drugs at car’s passenger side
A heroin dealer, snared after his DNA was found on the airbag of a car he’d crashed at a busy junction before running off, has been jailed for almost three-and-a-half years.
A man who threatened his partner with a murder-suicide bid – then wiped his own blood on her so police would think he was acting in self defence – is behind bars.
Perthshire gardener found dead in burned out car had link to man connected to shooting of Fife businessman
A Perthshire man found dead in a burned-out stolen car was a landscape gardener who had links to a man convicted in connection with a hit on a businessman in Fife.
A Tayside musician is helping beat the stigma of mental illness by rapping about his time in a Dundee psychiatric hospital.
A private school on the edge of Perthshire is set to reopen this summer.
A wildlife watchdog wants to drive meddlesome mink from the Perthshire countryside.
Council leaders have been forced to apologise after publishing a vulnerable young person’s personal data.