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Fears of BBC whitewash as Savile inquiry results delayed

  By a Newsnet reporter  The much anticipated publication of transcripts from the BBC’s inquiry into the Jimmy Savile scandal has sparked fears of...

Surprise as Professor joins Labour MSP in calls for legionnaires’ inquiry

By a Newsnet reporter  An academic has joined the Scottish Labour party in demanding a public inquiry into the legionnaires’ outbreak that hit Edinburgh...

Claims of illegal payments as more newspapers drawn into press standards...

By Bob Duncan  Two prison officers at different high security prisons allegedly took payments of thousands of pounds from journalists, a senior police officer...

Consensus breaks out between Labour and Conservatives over rate rigging inquiry

By Bob Duncan Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has climbed down from claims that shadow chancellor Ed Balls was personally involved in the...

Hunt facing calls to resign as email suggests he sought ‘hacking...

By a Newsnet reporter  UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is today facing calls to resign after the Leveson inquiry heard evidence that he had...

Forensics under fire: Scottish Fingerprint Inquiry set to publish its findings

by a Newsnet reporter The long awaited Scottish Fingerprint Inquiry into the Shirley McKie affair is set to announce its findings next week.  The Public Judicial...

Salmond pledges public inquiry into trams fiasco

First Minister Alex Salmond has pledged to hold a full public inquiry into the shambles of the Edinburgh trams. The announcement follows the council...

Megrahi conviction called into question by MSPs

Holyrood’s Public Petitions Committee has claimed that there are "too many unresolved issues" surrounding the conviction of Abdelbaset Al Megrahi, the man convicted of...

Lockerbie ‘trial-verdict inquiry’ plea at Holyrood

GENERAL...Campaigners calling for an inquiry into the conviction of Abdelbasset Al Megrahi are taking their case to the Scottish Parliament. Around 1,500 people have...

Petition calls for Inquiry into Lockerbie Trial Verdict

A campaign group that includes UK relatives of the victims of Pan Am 103 have launched a petition with the Scottish Parliament calling for...