Capital Reports - Scotland

22 June 2017, 19:23

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Thursday 22nd June


Abuse Victims Bill Scrapped

The Scottish Parliament's passed laws to scrap the time limit for victims of childhood abuse to sue for damages.

The bill backed by MSPs removes the current three-year time bar on cases on or after September 1964.

It's being hailed as an important milestone.

 

Suspicious Death in Glasgow Investigated

Detectives say there's 'no doubt' someone will have seen or heard something - as they investigate a man's death in Glasgow.

It's being treated as suspicious.

Officers found the man - who's thought to be in his mid-30s - in the property in Crookston's Cairnhill Drive just after 9 this morning.

 

Police Officer Hit and Run Due in Court

A 38 year old's due in court tomorrow after a police officer was knocked down in an alleged hit and run in East Kilbride.

It happened last night as the officer approached a car to speak to the people inside.

 

Appeal for Witnesses in Edinburgh City Assault

A 26 year old woman's been indecently assaulted in Edinburgh's Rose Street Lane.

Police say the attack happpened around 4am on Tuesday.

Anyone who saw anything - including workmen who were in the area - are being urged to get in touch.

 

Fire Starters Hunted in West Dunbartonshire

Construction sites and a primary school have been targeted in West Dunbartonshire - in a host of deliberate fires.

Police are investigating the incidents in Alexandria, in the early hours of the morning between Monday and Thursday this week.

Additional officers are on patrol in the area.

 

Suspension for Edinburgh Swimmer

Olympic swimmer Dan Wallace has been suspended by both British and Scottish Swimming after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

Wallace won 400-metre individual medley gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

 

Big Honour for the Big Yin

Sir Billy Connolly's received an honorary degree just days after being awarded a knighthood.

He received the doctorate from Strathclyde University earlier.


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