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Search for sexual attacker ongoing following West End assault

19th April 2022

Police think assault took place near Ashton Lane at the end of Saturday night, likely between 12.15-12.30am on Sunday. The police search launched on Sunday morning, where parts of Ashton Lane and nearby areas were closed off as part of the investigation. A source for The Glasgow Guardian confirmed that police are particularly interested in ...


Police call for witnesses after woman assaulted on Kelvin Way

19th December 2021

The 21-year-old victim was assaulted around 3.55am on Saturday 18 December. Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a 21-year-old woman was assaulted on Kelvin Way at around 3.55am on the morning of Saturday 18 December. The victim suffered minor injuries after being approached from behind by the attacker. The suspect is described by ...


Police accuse Celtic supporters of infiltrating the Young Communist League

3rd December 2021

UofG lecturer defends the Young Communist League after criticism following climate strikes.  On Saturday 6 November, Glasgow saw a huge wave of marches, advocating for environmental protections and regulations at the COP26 conference. One group participating in the event was the Young Communist League (YCL), the youth wing of the Communist Party of Britain. The ...


Police expect up to 300 additional arrests a day during COP26

31st October 2021

10,000 police are expected to be placed in Glasgow throughout COP26 as arrests are predicted to rise. With COP26 taking place in Glasgow this week and next the police have warned of up to 300 arrests in response to the large number of protests that will take place alongside the conference. It is expected that ...


Police discover body identified as missing Glasgow student Timothy Chiwaula

23rd October 2021

The body was discovered near Glasgow Green in the early hours of Friday morning. Greater Glasgow Police have identified the body of missing student Timothy Chiwaula. Around 4am on Friday 22 October police were called after the body of a man was discovered in the water next to Glasgow Green. The deceased has been formally ...


Should we be putting our faith in the police?

20th October 2021

The Met had their chance to implement change, but they certainly didn’t do a good job. CW: Police Violence, Gender-Based Violence, Sexual Assault Every woman will remember the shudder of horror they felt when the full details of Sarah Everard’s abduction and subsequent murder came to light. We all remember the spine-chilling realisation that, just ...


‘Rioters’ and ‘peaceful protesters’: a rose by any other name

1st May 2021

Joseph Evans explores how the dichotomy of ‘peaceful protesters’ versus ‘rioters’ is one of the many divide and rule tactics of the authorities. “It started as a peaceful protest.” “A few bad actors ruined the atmosphere.” “They hijacked the protest.” These are all words/phrases commonly found in news coverage and official statements about protests, normally ...