Scottish knife homicides up 38%
Story here. They apparently had a "knife amnesty" program last year, by the way.
An interesting story below, about a fellow who stabbed someone to death the afternoon of the day he was released from prison. This time he got a whole 15 years. "After he was sentenced, Reilly taunted his victim's family from the dock with the words: "Fifteen years ... no bother.""