The presence of psychoactive substances is undermining the “sense of safety” in Scotland prisons, it has been warned. A report published today by the chief inspector of prisons said a recent inspection of HMP Inverness had found an influx of “Spice”, an illegal new psychoactive substance (NPS), which was thought to be arriving in prisoners’ mail. David Strang said the drug’s availability had created “uncertainty and anxiety” in the prison, which houses around 100 inmates.
The age of criminal responsibility is set to be raised to 12 in the hope of reducing the number of children entering the criminal justice system. Under legislation being introduced no child under the age of 12 will receive a criminal record. It follows a consultation in which 95 per cent of respondents supported raising the age of criminal responsibility from eight, the lowest age in Europe.
Police and the security forces will re-examine the deaths on UK soil of 14 people including a Scottish businessman amid claims of Russian state involvement. Home Secretary Amber Rudd said MI5 will look at allegations of foul play in a string of fatalities that have been linked to Moscow by US intelligence. They include the death of Dundee-born Scot Young, 52, who died in December 2014 after falling from his London penthouse on to railings.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".