Category Archives: Edinburgh

Secret Tram Costs Dispute

I tread carefully into the murky waters that are the City of Edinburgh’s tram project disputes with this month’s Yell.com blog post: “Edinburgh tram project costs dispute“. It occurs to me that the resultant road works have so slowed the … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Supreme Court(s)?

Professor Neil Walker of the University of Edinburgh today (22 Jan 2010) published his report to the Scottish Government on the position of the new (UK) Supreme Court within the context of the current constitutional settlement (in Scotland). Continue reading

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Stunning Pensioner

A man has been fined in Edinburgh Sheriff Court for importing an illegal stun gun. Continue reading

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Aamer Anwar contempt decision imminent

A judgement in Aamer Anwar’s case is expected at 10am on Tuesday 1st July at the High Court in Edinburgh. Continue reading

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Ukraine in the Neck!

Council refuses to refund “illegal” parking fines 17 April 2008 The City of Edinburgh Council collected thousands of pounds of parking fines from cars parked outside the Ukrainian Consulate in Edinburgh over an eighteen month period from August 2006 to … Continue reading

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Police in Contempt?

Sheridan and witnesses charged with perjury 18 February 2008 Aamer Anwar faces possible imprisonment for contempt of court because, in the words of Lord Carloway “He impugns the verdict of the jury”. At the same time, Tommy Sheridan, Rosemary Byrne, … Continue reading

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