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Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has introduced an order in Parliament which will mean that, subject to approval, a reduced drink-drive limit will come into effect on December 5, 2014, in time for the festive period.

Oct 24, 2014 | Read More ›

New analysis reported today showing that the vast majority of constituencies in Scotland back staying in the EU whilst the majority in England back an exit shows that Scotland rejects the Euro-hostile consensus building at Westminster – and needs its own voice in Europe.

Oct 23, 2014 | Read More ›

The Whalsay ferry service is restricted today, following an incident involving Linga. Shortly after leaving Laxo terminal at 10.00 p.m. last night (Wed) a small fire was discovered, associated with one of the vessel’s three engines. This was quickly dealt with by the vessel’s crew but the emergency services were informed, and attended, as a matter of course.

Oct 23, 2014 | Read More ›

Body found in Alness area identified as missing Wakefield man Published 10:54 Police Scotland can confirm that a body recovered from the Alness area on Monday 20th October, 2014 at around 6:00pm has been identified as that of Mark Burgess (58) who had previously been reported missing from the Wakefield area. Next of kin have been informed and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. There are no suspicious circumstances.

Oct 21, 2014 | Read More ›

Oscar Pistorius has finally been sentenced, to what his judge described as “a sentence that is fair and just, both to society and to the accused”: for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, he will serve a prison term of five years. For a firearms offence of which he was also found guilty, he received a three-year suspended sentence.

Oct 21, 2014 | Read More ›

Charges begin for single use carrier bags in Scotland.

Oct 20, 2014 | Read More ›

Police in Inverness report that following enquiries into the Robbery at Ladbrokes bookmakers, Balloan Park, Hilton, Inverness which occurred on 29th September, a 25 year old man has been arrested and a report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal."

Oct 20, 2014 | Read More ›

Seven more dates and venues have been confirmed by The Highland Council’s Community Services in a series of nine local events that have been organised to help people find out more about the range of Community Services provided in their areas.

Oct 20, 2014 | Read More ›

Five-year-old boy and girl who went missing at around 4pm today in Inverness found "safe and well", say police. They had been missing for around an hour.

Oct 18, 2014 | Read More ›

Police Scotland are investigating an Attempted Robbery at the Fish and Chip Shop on Provost Sinclair Road in Thurso.

Oct 17, 2014 | Read More ›

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