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Police seek witnesses to Saturday night stabbing in Pollokshields

Police in Cathcart are urging anyone with information about a brutal stabbing in Pollokshields to help them snare the thugs responsible.

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Women urged to join south side fightback against rape violence

Women urged to join south side fightback against rape violence

Thousands of women are expected to take part in the latest “reclaim the streets” march in Queen’s Park tonight, in the latest bid to bring safety to south side streets.

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Hunt for ‘tiara’ girl who targeted passengers with laser pen

Hunt for ‘tiara’ girl who targeted passengers with laser pen

A group of teenage girls deliberately targeted people at Clarkston station with laser pens, in an attack that could have blinded someone.

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East Ren Taxis - customer goes berserk damaging cars and assaulting driver

Taxi firm staff face up to drunk customer who damaged two cars

Staff on duty in the early hours of Thursday, March 23 at East Ren Taxis got a rude awakening when a customer went berserk.

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Paula Clifford who is trapped in Cyprus along with her two children

Clarkston mother of two is trapped in a Cypriot legal nightmare

A southside mum is trapped in Cyprus with her two children because an abusive former partner is exploiting the law to his own ends.

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On average, an offence is reported every two hours in Scotland.

Recorded child abuse cases hit an all-time high

The number of child sex offences has risen to an all-time high, with more than 4,000 recorded in Scotland last year - an average of almost 12 every day.

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Some Govanhill landlords have been blamed for overcrowding  leading to flytipping.

Dodgy landlords in Govanhill have been barred following a council investigation

Four Govanhill landlords have been barred from the Landlord Register following decisions by Glasgow City Council’s Licensing and Regulatory Committee.

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Police have appealed for information as they investigate a stabbing in Pollokshields

Man stabbed in Pollokshields after confrontation

Officers at Cathcart Police Office are continuing enquiries after a man was assaulted in the Pollokshields area of Glasgow on Saturday, March 18.

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The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill aims to tackle those who use coercive and controlling behaviour.

New law to tackle psychological abuse

A new bill to strengthen the laws against psychological domsetic abuse is being considered by the Scottish Parliament.

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HMRC swoop nets major haul of bootleg tobacco

HMRC swoop nets major haul of bootleg tobacco

The writing on these cigarette packets is a hefty clue that these packs seized by HMRC in Glasgow may not be legitimate cigarettes.

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Glasgow High Court. Picture: John Devlin

Man jailed for five years over Govanhill gun offence

A man was jailed at the High Court last week after being found in possession of a lethal handgun.

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Cowards who battered woman, 64, flee empty-handed

Cowards who battered woman, 64, flee empty-handed

Police are appealing for help in their bid to net three teenage thugs who battered a 64-year-old woman on her way back from a shopping trip .

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Police interview 200 in hunt for Shawlands gunman

Police interview 200 in hunt for Shawlands gunman

Detectives hunting the gunman who tried to murder a Shawlands florist swamped the area on Thursday in a bid to gain clues.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Woman robbed in her own home

Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman was robbed in her own home on Thursday. March 16.

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The Co-op on Eaglesham Road is one of the locations an alleged armed robbery took place.

Co-op armed robber is apprehended by police.

A 36 year old man has been arrested and detained in police custody in connection with a series of alleged armed robberies in the Busby and Clarkston area.

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Police are appealing for witnesses in assault case.

Southside man is robbed while walking to work.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Linthaugh Road, Glasgow yesterday, (Wednesday, March 15).

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Police have appealed for information as they investigate a stabbing in Pollokshields

Woman attacked and sexually assaulted in Barrhead

A woman who was walking within a wooded area between Main Street and Cross Arthurlie Street, Barrhead last weekend was attacked and sexually assaulted.

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Parents are being urged to check the age restrictions of any social media sites used by their children.

Parents unaware of social network age restrictions

Half of adults in Scotland are unaware of whether their children are old enough to be using social networks such as Facebook and Snapchat, new figures suggest.

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The incident took place at the Cooperative store in Ormiston.

Police are appealing for help after two men were assaulted in the city centre

Detectives are continuing enquiries after two men were assaulted in Glasgow city centre on Sunday, March 12.

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