A doctor admits he failed to get an accurate account of what happened to the Glasgow bin lorry crash driver when he previously blacked out behind the wheel of a bus.
A 60-year-old woman is arrested and charged in connection with two alleged assaults at a care home for the elderly in Edinburgh.
UK government guidelines on how much alcohol it is safe to drink are unrealistic, largely ignored and should be changed to reflect modern habits, a study suggests.
An inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash hears the driver was not truthful about his medical history and four police forces investigate child sex claims against former Prime Minister Ted Heath, as more alleged victims come forward.
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