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Thorley Stephenson represent fingerprint analyst dismissed in wake of Shirley McKie case

The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by a fingerprint officer who was unfairly dismissed in the wake of the Shirley McKie case. The hearing will begin on Thursday, March 3.

Fiona McBride, represented by Edinburgh-based solicitors Thorley Stephenson, will seek to be reinstated into the job she lost in 2007.

Ms McBride was one of several fingerprint analysts at the Scottish Criminal Records Office who stated that Shirley McKie’s thumb print was found at the scene of a murder investigation in Kilmarnock in January 1997.

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Speed Courses Encouraged by Road Traffic Campaigners

A number of campaign groups are encouraging the Scottish Government to introduce speed awareness courses to reduce the number of speeding offences in Scotland.

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Consultation Begins Regarding Bike Lane Creation in Edinburgh

Edinburgh City Council have invited a public consultation to get the opinion of the community regarding their proposal to create a cycle lane from Roseburn Primary to Haymarket.

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Scottish Watchdog Finds Highest Crime Rates in Edinburgh

A damning report from a Police Scotland watchdog has found that Edinburgh has the highest crime rate in Scotland.

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Guide Published to Prevent Occupational Illnesses in Construction Industry

A new guide with the aim of reducing the number of occupational illnesses and injuries in the construction industry has been praised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). 

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