As the SNP membership gathered by the Clyde for their party conference, one of the key figures in the upcoming Brexit negotiations stood up and slashed the odds on a second Scottish independence referendum.62 comments
Scotland’s top prosecutor has said disability hate crime is “significantly under-reported”.7 comments
The conviction of Ronnie Coulter brings the Chhokar family’s long fight for justice to an end.
More than a third of cases in Scotland’s sheriff and justice of the peace courts are exceeding a 26-week target, new figures show.6 comments
The UK’s construction sector expanded for the first time in four months in September following a “swift recovery” in housebuilding.
Police Scotland has warned of potential difficulties in fighting crime if the UK can no longer rely on co-operation with Europol after leaving the EU.8 comments
More than 1,000 requests have been made in the first year of a disclosure scheme which allows women to check if their partner has a history of violence.8 comments
The Scottish Government has been accused of keeping details of a botched £60 million police IT scheme “secret” to avoid parliamentary scrutiny.31 comments
Doctors are withdrawing their services as forensic medical examiners due to frustrations with Scotland’s courts, it has emerged.1 comment
Police Scotland needs fewer uniformed officers and more graduates working in “darkened rooms” to tackle the growing threat of cyber-crime, it has been claimed.12 comments
Oil and gas industry efficiencies are driving a 45 per cent fall in the cost of extracting a barrel of oil or gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), a new report out today shows.2 comments