Author: LesleyStevenson

MSPs told smacking ban was ‘lightbulb moment’ in Ireland The introduction of a ban on smacking children in Ireland was a “lightbulb moment”, a politician behind the move has told MSPs. Jillian van Turnhout, a former Irish senator, had campaigned to remove the defence of reasonable...

Police officers who used a baton launcher and Taser on an armed man in Troon were justified to use such measures an independent report has concluded.The incident was reviewed by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner, which is standard procedure when a Taser or baton...

Police officers who used a baton launcher and Taser on an armed man in Troon were justified to use such measures an independent report has concluded.The incident was reviewed by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner, which is standard procedure when a Taser or baton...

Police officers who used a baton launcher and Taser on an armed man in Troon were justified to use such measures an independent report has concluded.The incident was reviewed by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner, which is standard procedure when a Taser or baton...

Poignant Aberdeen memorial service held for lost police officers Scores of serving and former police officers and staff gathered at an Aberdeen church at the weekend to honour more than 100 fallen comrades from the force. A poignant candle-lit service was held at St Mark’s cathedral...

Police officers who used a baton launcher and Taser on an armed man in Troon were justified to use such measures an independent report has concluded.The incident was reviewed by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner, which is standard procedure when a Taser or baton...

“If pubs and nightclubs allowed their clientele to behave the way football clubs do then they would be closed down until they got their act together. It is at the stage now where we need to say: ‘You need to get this sorted out because...

“If pubs and nightclubs allowed their clientele to behave the way football clubs do then they would be closed down until they got their act together. It is at the stage now where we need to say: ‘You need to get this sorted out because...

The Scottish Police Benevolent Fund is delighted to announce that following assistance provided by the fund to another worthy cause and member of the Police family, we have enabled a budding sports star of the future to live his dream.Eythan Galloway (13), son of serving...