The court heard that the Scottish Parliament was currently reviewing the guidelines for wildlife crime, with the Scottish Government considering increasing the maximum prison sentences available to five years. The sheriff added: "If it was not for the provision against short term sentences then in my view a custodial sentence...
FRANK LAMPARD’s tough start as Chelsea boss continued in their home clash with Leicester. After a 4-0 drubbing against Man Utd on the opening day, the Blues legend was desperate for a win against the Foxes – but Wilfred Ndidi’s second-half header saw the visitors return up the M1...
Campaigners are lobbying G7 leaders who are to attend a summit in the French seaside resort of Biarritz this week to ban detergents that cause marine pollution. Environmentalists say there is a “dead zone” in the Bay of Biscay off Biarritz, which they say is caused by a “chemical...
MAURIZIO SARRI has been diagnosed with pneumonia and could miss his first Serie A match as Juventus boss. The ex-Chelsea gaffer had been suffering from flu last week and missed Juve training at the weekend to rest. Ex-Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumoniaAFP However, the Serie A champions...
DEAR DEIDRE: I’VE had six boyfriends since the age of 16 but after being with my only serious one for the past 15 years, I realise I’m into women. I dream about women and being with one. I’m 32 and my boyfriend is 34. We have two girls,...
An undercover police officer was stabbed during a stop and search when a taser failed to go off, a court has heard. Michael Enzanga was able to flee after allegedly plunging a six-inch kitchen knife repeatedly into PC Russell Turner’s back as another officer’s taser ‘failed to trigger’. The...
WOLVES welcome Man Utd to fortress Molineux looking for a repeat of their victories here last season. Nuno Santo’s side had the Red Devils’ number last term, beating them 2-1 in both home meetings – but United’s opening day thrashing of Chelsea suggested they could be a different beast...
"I've been a cop a long time, and if I was still a cop, I'd probably be mad at me, I would, for not looking out for us," he said. But in the end, Mr O'Neill said, he could not overlook that Mr Pantaleo applied the chokehold despite having...
A SCORNED husband who kidnapped his wife’s lover and threatened to cut his throat with pliers has avoided jail today after a judge sent him on a thinking skills course. Craig Dewar, 34, cried on the dock as he was found guilty of kidnapping social worker John Hawkins and...
An Iranian woman working for the British Council faces ten years in an Iranian prison after losing her final appeal against espionage charges before Iran’s supreme court.  Aras Amiri, a 33-year-old permanent resident of the UK and a student at Kingston University, was arrested in March 2018 while visiting...