Survey reveals extent of motorists’ bad behaviour

Road users across the UK have confessed their driving misdemeanours as part of a new survey with some unsettling results.

Immigration Enforcement were working on intelligence when they visited Uzairs.

Illegal worker arrested at Motherwell takeaway

An immigration offender from Pakistan was arrested during an Immigration Enforcement visit in Motherwell on Saturday.

Councillor Jackie Burns

South Lanarkshire Council deputy leader suspended

The deputy leader of South Lanarkshire Council has been suspended from the Labour party after being reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

Lanark Sheriff Court

Banned for driving while four times over the limit

A Motherwell man has been banned from driving after admitting driving through Lanark while drunk.

X-ray at Wishaw General did not spot fractured hip.

Hospital didn’t spot OAP’s broken hip

A woman aged 87 was left in agony for more than a week after a hospital x-ray failed to spot she had broken her hip.

Craig Warnock blamed his behaviour at Wishaw General Hospital on a head injury.

Sheriff slams prisoner’s A&E surgeon threat

A rowdy prisoner who threatened a hospital surgeon about to examine him after a run in with police has been slammed for his “completely unacceptable” behaviour.

David Fagan

Councillor due in court over child pornography charges

A North Lanarkshire councillor has been charged with alleged child pornography offences.

Ronnie Coulter was found guilty after High Court trial in Glasgow.

Man guilty of Surjit Singh Chhokar murder

A man faces a life sentence after he was convicted of the 1998 murder of an Indian waiter.

Police probe gunman claim

Police probe gunman claim

Police are investigating a claim that a woman was threatened at gunpoint in her Uddingston home.

Police have appealed for information

Man requires hospital treatment after being attacked and robbed by gang in Wishaw

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a man was assaulted and robbed in Wishaw on Wednesday.

Simonini was convicted at the High Court in Glasgow

£640,000 worth of drugs leads to five years in jail

A Carfin man caught with drugs worth £640,000 in 2014 has been jailed for five years.

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MSP Margaret Mitchell fears further police cuts.

New fears over police stations

Concern has been expressed that more police station front counter closures could be on the way.

Kenny Miller

Rangers striker arrested over Bothwell incident

Rangers striker Kenny Miller has been arrested in connection with an alleged brawl at a Bothwell restaurant.

Court heard girls were abused.

Children’s home man guilty

A man who worked in a children’s home has been found guilty of abuse charges involving young girls.

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Floral tributes outside the house where John Hamilton was stabbed.

Two jailed over killing in Bellshill

A thug who stabbed and murdered a Bellshill dad has been jailed for life and told he must serve at least 13 years.

Teenager faced dangerous driving charge at Hamilton Sheriff Court.

‘Drunk’ teenager on hit and run charge

A teenage driver was allegedly three times over the drink limit when his car hit and injured a boy of eight.

Floral tributes at the scene of the stabbing in North British Road, Uddingston.

Killers locked up for 26 years

A PAIR of thugs who killed a youth amid claims that he had assaulted a teenage girl have been jailed for a total of 26 years.

Da Luciano in Bothwell

Police investigating restaurant brawl after Old Firm game

Police are investigating claims a man with a knife was seen at a Bothwell restaurant where the wife of Rangers’ striker Kenny Miller was assaulted last Saturday.

Supporters of the campaign for a Safe Operating Solutions Charter unveil a banner at G4S in Tannochside.

Justice sector needs an SOS

The Community trade union promoted its campaign for the introduction of a Safe Operating Solutions Charter at the G4S office in Tannochside.

People queued up to get bottled water in New Stevenston last June after tap water became contaminated.

‘Major incident’ left 6,000 without water

A watchdog has sent a report to the Procurator Fiscal after 6,000 local customers were left without water last summer.

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