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ARABLE ROUSING
Scotland's crofting system is at risk from neglect and inappropriate land use while those responsible for the crofting watchdog squabble among themselves.

SCALING UP
Two more proposed rainbow trout farms in the Firth of Clyde have been given the go-ahead, despite objections from concerned campaigners and locals.

GROUP STINK
Giant-slaying law firm Leigh Day is taking on Amazon over the employment status of its drivers and thus the benefits to which they may be entitled.

QUIET AS A LAMBETH
More on the persecution of Christ Church Oxford dean Martyn Percy by members of the governing body, and the C of E's failure to act appropriately.

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT
Greater Manchester Police is still failing to respond to emergency incidents quickly enough, two years after installing a computer system created by Capita.

LAT REVIEW
Despite having new specialist facilities, High Weald Academy in Kent is to close, leaving local children with a long journey to the nearest alternative.

TRANSFER WINDOW
The Prudential is seeking approval of the transfer of £12bn worth of payments to policyholders to a buy-out firm, against the wishes of many pension savers.

FAILURES IN CARE
An NHS investigation into the unexpected death of a mentally ill man, believed to have taken his own life, has identified a catalogue of failures in his care.

THE WALLACE CONNECTION
A former army intelligence officer is suing the Ministry of Defence in a case that threatens to reopen the wounds of Britain's "dirty war" in Northern Ireland.

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Mindful madness
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Centre parting
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Forced labour
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