Ross Kemp holds zombie knife as he meets gangster who boasts about stabbing rival in Living With Knife Crime documentary
Ross Kemp holds a huge zombie blade as he meets a thug who boasts about stabbing a rival in a chilling new documentary on knife crime. The East End hardman looks horrified as he pulls out the knife while surrounded by masked gangsters.
Pilots take evasive action after lasers target planes landing at Scottish airport
Pilots had to take evasive action to avoid a potentially “catastrophic” scenario after lasers were used to target five planes landing at Glasgow Airport. The “extremely dangerous” incidents happened between 10pm and 11:30pm on Monday and the same time today.
Lasers were beamed at five different aircraft coming in to land, causing the pilots to take action to protect their vision.
In Pictures: Dumbarton police office open day
The sun shone on Saturday as more than 1,000 people descended on Dumbarton police office for their open day. The free-to-attend event offered residents the chance to tour the cells and find out more about fingerprinting and the work of the police force. Visitors also had the opportunity to meet representatives from services such as Scottish Fire and Rescue (appliance and chip pan fire display), NHS Paramedics (motorbikes) and Y Sort It (face painting and arts and crafts). A beat the goalie competition and magician George Colvan added to the fun, with all funds raised on the day going to Y Sort It and Food for Thought in Dumbarton.
Victims of sexual assaults travel 100 miles for examinations
Victims of sexual assaults have had to travel over 100 miles wearing the clothes they were attacked in before they can have forensic examinations, according to charities who say that long trips greatly add to children’s ordeals. Evidence provided to the Scottish Government discloses huge journeys for some children in rural areas to be seen by specialist medics – and that it can be difficult to be seen by a female doctor. Critics point out a large under-reporting of sexual assaults and argue that a postcode lottery on access to forensic medical services for victims makes the problem worse.