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Tag: Police Scotland

Deportations foiled. We are here for our neighbours

Glasgow communities foil power of Brit state

By Russell Bruce It was a message that left no doubt. Priti Patel and Johnson's xenophobic government found the...

Time to re-appraise Scotland’s relationship with Ireland and the Irish

Amid all the Brexit inspired talk about identity - British, Scottish, European, regular commentator Bernard Thompson reflects on the Irish experience in Scotland, and...

Has Scotland witnessed a spike in post-Brexit hate crime – or...

John Robertson takes a look at hate crime reporting north and south of the Border ‘Police probe neo-Nazi hate crime in Edinburgh after European Referendum’...

RISE debate: The case for other voices on the Yes front

Writer, broadcaster and blogger Rachel McCormack takes issue with GA Ponsonby’s argument for a “first and second preference” vote for the SNP in May’s...

Labour police report lacks clarity and rigour, says academic critic Robertson

Opposition justice spokesperson Graeme Pearson MSP published his review of policing in Scotland last week, in response to a succession of scandals involving the...

Police Scotland and Unionist news values a first test of Sturgeon...

Commentary by G.A. Ponsonby  Last weekend I was jotting down some ideas for an article looking at how I saw the coming months pan out...

Sturgeon promises Clutha victims’ families that more facts will come about...

By a Newsnet.scot reporter First Minister Nicola Sturgeon assured the families of the police helicopter crash that she was sure more would be known about...

Police chief House under pressure as probe starts into death crash...

By Newsnet.scot Reporter Controversial Police Scotland chief constable Sir Stephen House is being backed by the Scottish Government in the aftermath of the Lamara Bell...

Saltire sisters held “for their own safety” during Loyalist riot

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Two young Yes-supporting sisters who were victimised by a loyalist mob in Glasgow's George Square have finally been told that they...