Crimes against the elderly could be as socially unacceptable as child or animal abuse
Crimes against older people should be as socially unacceptable as child or animal abuse, and treated as harshly in law, a Scottish charity has urged. Action on Elder Abuse Scotland has called for minister at Holyrood to introduce specific sentencing for criminals who have targeted older people.
Top cop says officers are planning for Glasgow Republican marches to go ahead – but walks could still be axed by council
Police are planning for two Republican marches to take place in Glasgow this weekend – but the council could still axe the events. Events from Cairde Na Heireann (Calton Republicans) and Friends of IRPWA are listed on the future processions website of Glasgow City Council.