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LOCKERBIE APPEAL

Further hearing for Lockerbie relatives' appeal bid By Reevel AldersonHome affairs correspondent, BBC Scotland 27 March 2015 Relatives of the victims of the Pan-Am 103 bombing say they have a "legitimate interest" in trying to secure a new appeal A judge has called...

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EMMA CALDWELL MURDER

Emma Caldwell murder 10 years on: Forgotten suspect stays silent on relationship with strangled victim Sunday Mail- 12 April 2015 By Brendan McGinty IAIN Packer, the forgotten suspect in the Emma Caldwell murder case, has refused to comment on his relationship with...

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ISIS RECRUITMENT

How ISIS's $2B budget helps it recruit Western teenagers to terrorism Published by CNN - written by Aamer Anwar Updated 1123 GMT (1923 HKT) March 27, 2015 ISIS recruiting kids to be 'cubs of the caliphate' ISIS RECRUITMENT-Story highlights Lawyer Aamer Anwar says...

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JIHADI BRIDE

Jihadi Bride: victim, scapegoat ... and sacrificial lamb Aamer Anwar Published Sunday Herald  15 March 2015 Fifteen months have passed since 19-year-old Aqsa Mahmood left her Glasgow home to join Isis. Aqsa, who comes from a loving family and went to a top private...

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AQSA DENIES RECRUITING

Glasgow 'jihadist' Aqsa Mahmood denies recruiting London girls By James CookScotland Correspondent, BBC News 16th March 2015 Aqsa Mahmood's parents said she claimed not to have contact with the teenagers from London The parents of a so-called "jihadi bride" from...

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AQSA MAHMOOD FACES PROSECUTION

Police: Scots jihadi bride will be prosecuted if she ever returns to Britain Michael Settle Gerry Braiden- HERALD Wednesday 11 March 2015 The Scottish woman who travelled to Syria to become a "jihadi bride" and recruited three London schoolgirls to the Islamic State...

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Children at risk of radicalisation- failed

Aqsa Mahmood family lawyer: authorities failing children at risk of being radicalised Victoria Weldon Reporter Herald Monday 23 February 2015 THE UK authorities have been accused of "monumental incompetence" over their handling of children and young people at risk of...

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CHILDREN AT RISK OF RADICALISATION FAILED

Aqsa Mahmood family lawyer: authorities failing children at risk of being radicalised Victoria Weldon Reporter Herald Monday 23 February 2015 THE UK authorities have been accused of "monumental incompetence" over their handling of children and young people at risk of...

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JOE BELTRAMI FUNERAL

The day US airline security staff met Joe Beltrami Russell Leadbetter Herald -Tuesday 3 March 2015 JOE BELTRAMI FUNERAL THE private side of Joe Beltrami, the Glasgow criminal lawyer who died last week aged 82, has been revealed at his requiem mass. His eldest son...

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UK SECURITY SERVICES FAILING FAMILIES

UK 22 February 2015 Last updated at 12:57 UK security services 'failed' over Syria girls One of the schoolgirls sent a message to 'jihadi bride' Aqsa Mahmood on social media last Sunday, as Caroline Hawley reports. The family of a Glasgow woman who may have encouraged...

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TEENAGERS JOIN ISIS

Teenage Girl Leaves for ISIS, and Others Follow NEW YORK TIMES By KIMIKO DE FREYTAS-TAMURAFEB. 24, 2015 Photo Security video from Gatwick Airport in London showed Kadiza Sultana, left, Shamima Begum and Amira Abase on Feb. 17, when it is believed they left London for...

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Aqsa Mahmood Recruiter?

Aqsa Mahmood branded a 'disgrace' by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East The British woman previously travelled to Syria to marry an Isis fighter JON STONE Independent Sunday 22 February 2015 Aqsa Mahmood Recruiter? The family...

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MISSING GIRLS IN SYRIA

Missing UK girls believed to be in Syria, police say By Gul Tuysuz and Ivan Watson, CNN Updated 0130 GMT (0930 HKT) February 25, 2015 Missing teenage girls believed to be in Syria 02:00 Story highlights London's Metropolitan Police say they have reason to believe...

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JOE BELTRAMI

Legal world mourns 'Big Joe' Beltrami Glasgow's renowned criminal defence lawyer remembered for his 'integrity and passion' Email By Auslan Cramb, Scottish Correspondent- Daily Telegraph 11:45AM GMT 25 Feb 2015 Tributes have been paid to Joe Beltrami, one of...

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POLICE SCOTLAND EVIDENCE

Press Release from  Aamer Anwar- Solicitor on 5th February 2015 In response to evidence given by Police Scotland to the Justice Committee Thursday 5th February at the Scottish Parliament. "It is clear today from the evidence given to the Justice Committee by...

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DRUGS SQUAD INVESTIGATION

An entire Scottish drugs squad in "three-year nightmare" investigation, says Police Federation David Leask Chief Reporter- The Herald Scotland POLICE Scotland has been accused of subjecting an entire drugs squad to a "three-year nightmare" as a wholesale internal...

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POLICE DATA PROTECTION

Police data protection probe- spend £500,000 in five years - and case falls flat 08:27, 30 January 2015 By John Ferguson- http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/its-unfair-cop-police-spend-5068070 AFTER 35 court appearances in a case estimated to have cost...

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POLICE INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS

Calls for probe in to police internal investigations David Leask Chief Reporter Friday 30 January 2015- published in the Herald http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/calls-for-probe-in-to-police-internal-investigations.117324111 A senior MSP has called for a...

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SCCRC LOCKERBIE HEARING

Court to rule on Lockerbie appeal Friday 23 January 2015 http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/court-to-rule-on-lockerbie-appeal.1422009377 Representatives of some of those killed in the Lockerbie bombing are at the High Court in Edinburgh for a hearing on...

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NATALIE McGARRY FOR GLASGOW EAST

WHY I SUPPORT NATALIE McGARRY  FOR GLASGOW EAST "I am happy to give my backing to Natalie McGarry as the candidate whom I know will truly fight for the people of Glasgow East. She brings life experience as well as real political experience to the table. A seasoned...

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