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Scotland's lord advocate calls for tougher action on knife crime
Scottish prosecutors get tough on knife crime

Anyone caught carrying a knife in Scotland will be arrested and held in custody until they can appear in court, lord advocate Colin Boyd announced today. Under tough new guidelines, prosecutors would also oppose bail where the suspect has one or more previous convictions involving possession of a knife, or for a violent offence involving… Read more »

MSP defends plan to give contraceptives to heroin abusers in methadone
MSP unrepentant over methadone contraception plan

A Labour MSP has today defended his suggestions that contraceptives should be put in methadone to stop drug abusers having children. Duncan McNeil said the advice and support given to families of drug abusers was “simply not enough”, insisting that more focus must be placed on the rights of the children. He made the suggestion… Read more »