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A retired archbishop has told an inquiry he is "deeply ashamed" following allegations of abuses at children's homes run by nuns. Archbishop Mario Conti said he had been "blindly satisfied" in the past that youngsters were being properly cared for at Nazareth House in Aberdeen, the city where he became…
The Scottish Social services Council (SSSC) has issued a warning to care workers over unofficial versions of some of their learning resource apps. The regualtor has reported that unauthorised websites have made what appear to be Android versions of some of their apps and are making these available for download.…
A pensioner has gone on trial accused of sexually abusing boys at a football ground and training facility. James Torbett, known as Jim, faces 12 charges of abusing six boys, aged from four to 17 on the dates in question, one of whom has since died. The alleged abuse spans…
An extra £6 million to help cut waiting times for endoscopies by more than 20% has been announced by the Scottish Government. It is hoped the number of people waiting for diagnostic tests will be cut by at least 2,500 by September, and 5,000 by December. There will be a…
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