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New domestic abuse law 'could change Scotland'

Image copyright Laura Dodsworth Image caption Ministers want to create a specific offence criminalising psychological abuse A bill to criminalise psychological domestic abuse is has been passed, with some campaigners saying it “could change Scotland forever”. The Domestic Abuse bill, which has wide backing, creates a specific offence of “abusive behaviour in relation to a […]

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Scots minister 'will publish EU analysis'

Image copyright PA Image caption Mr Russell is leading the Scottish government’s negotiations with the UK government over the Brexit process The Scottish government has said it will publish the UK government’s controversial Brexit briefing paper if it is given it. The document, which was leaked to Buzzfeed earlier this week, predicts that Brexit will […]