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Financial adviser convicted of embezzlement charges

Gordon Couch (57), was yesterday found guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of embezzlement after a three-week long trial.The independent financial adviser was convicted of embezzling £170,000 of funds from Marjorie Stewart, from Edinburgh, both...

Man jailed for eight years for assaults on five women

A man who physically and sexually assaulted five women was jailed today to eight years in prison. Oliver Dalgleish (28), originally from Rosyth, was jailed at Edinburgh High Court.The offences took place between December 2006...
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High Court sentences Frazer Neil to life for 2017 murder

Frazer Neil (25) has been jailed for life today at the High Court in Edinburgh for the murder of Hannah Dorans at Hutchison Road in February 2017. Neil was sentenced at Edinburgh High Court to...

Man jailed in sexual abuse case

A man who sexually abused two teenage girls in Midlothian over three decades has been jailed.At the High Court in Edinburgh today John McCallum was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexual offences...

Doors Open Day 2013 – our choices

There is a huge programme of events taking place culminating in the Doors Open Days on 28 & 29 September 2013.The programme is below but we have made our choices which we recommend here...

Edinburgh man convicted on murder charge

A man who killed his neighbour has been convicted of murder at Edinburgh High CourtHarvey Frost today pled guilty to stabbing 25-year-old Craig Stewart during an attack within a flat in Magdalene Drive on...

Stephen Nolan convicted of murdering private hire driver

A man who murdered his victim following an attack within an Edinburgh park has been convicted.At the High Court in Edinburgh today, Stephen Nolan (pictured left) was convicted of the murder of Ebrahim Aryaei...

Man jailed for seven years for drug offences in Edinburgh

A man has been jailed for drug offences as part of a Lothian and Borders Police operation to target serious organised crime.Mohammed Riaz, was arrested in November 2011 following Operation Xylem - a year-long...

Two jailed for organised crime

Two men convicted of organised crime offences in West Lothian have today been jailed. John McCarthy and Peter Cameron were sentenced to six years and four years respectively at the High Court in Edinburgh, having...

Changes to Scotland Bill to protect Independence of Scots Law

The Scottish Government yesterday took moves to strengthen the Scotland Bill and protect what it sees as a threat to the independence of the Scottish legal system. Following the publication of an independent Review Group's...

Assets seized from drug dealer

At the High Court in Edinburgh today a Confiscation Order for £45,279.02 was made against William Woods Byrne (DOB 13/12/1984) In October 2010 Byrne, who was born in Greenock and resided in Prestwick, was...

Luke Mitchell loses appeal against sentence

The convicted killer of Penicuik teenager, Jodi Jones, has lost his appeal against sentence following the majority decision of the appeal court which has just been issued this week. When he was sentenced in...

High Court fines Weir Group £3m

The Crown Office has secured £13.9 million under the Proceeds of Crime Act after a Scottish engineering company pled guilty to paying 'kickbacks' in return for contracts from Saddam Hussein's government. The confiscation order...


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