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Tougher sentences bring down Scotland's knife crime

For many years Glasgow has been known as the 'knife-crime capital' of the UK. But in recent months, the Scottish Government has been cracking down with tougher prison sentences for those found carrying a knife.

The number of crimes involving weapons has fallen by 10 per cent in Scotland.

But campaigners say more needs to be done to tackle what they call a 'culture of violence'.

Chris Buckler reports.

  • 17 Feb 2012
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