Losing access to vital European security arrangements post-Brexit will only benefit criminals, Scotland’s Justice Secretary has said.
Planning for Brexit has been a “game-changer” for Scotland’s police force as it prepares to recruit 120 more officers, the Justice Secretary has said.
Pressure is mounting on ministers to stop "shilly-shallying" over a notorious stretch of Highland road and give a start date for work.
Scotland’s Justice Secretary is looking at alternatives to controversial plans to merge Police Scotland and the British Transport Police (BTP) north of the border.
Domestic abuse incidents in the north-east have risen by 10% in the last year, according to new police figures.
Domestic abuse incidents recorded by police in Scotland have risen in the past year but the Justice Secretary says he is confident new laws will help tackle the crime.
A taskforce set up to ensure the justice system does not worsen “trauma and distress” of crime victims is to meet for the first time next month.
The father of a man killed in Edinburgh has called for a victims’ commissioner to be established to help people hit by crime as he held a meeting with Scotland’s Justice Secretary.
Shetland’s transport partnership is to write to the Scottish Government in an effort to get more clarity on its position on fixed links.
Nicola Sturgeon wielded the axe yesterday as she delivered the most radical reshuffle and restructure of the Cabinet in the 11 years since the SNP took power.
New figures have revealed that the number of casualties on roads across Scotland has dropped to its lowest ever level.
Council chiefs claim the north-east is working with “one hand tied behind its back” due to rail services lagging behind the rest of the country.
The Scottish Government’s Green Bus Fund is making £1.7 million available to operators, local authorities and regional transport partnerships.
Plans for a new road in Inverness linking the A9 and A96 trunk roads were unveiled today and will provide enhanced facilities for road users, cyclists and pedestrians.
Scotland’s first aviation maintenance apprenticeship gives young chance to carve out career on planes
Scotland’s first aviation maintenance apprenticeship programme is now accepting applications.
Users of the West Highland Line - made famous by the Harry Potter films - can look forward to improved services with the formation of a new review group.
Extra summer flights from Glasgow are being added to the busy islands of Barra and Tiree.
Schools through Aberdeenshire and a city centre shopping complex were closed yesterday as winter storms caused chaos across the region.
Schools and roads across the north-east were closed yesterday as the region succumbed to the Beast from the East.
A storm dubbed the 'Beast from the East' has begun to cause chaos, with schools and roads across Scotland affected on Tuesday.
Warnings for heavy snow across Scotland could be upgraded to the highest-ever level, with commuters urged to avoid travelling on Wednesday and Thursday in affected areas.
The Scottish Government is urging people to slow down when driving through town centres after new figures have shown this is where the large majority of accidents occur.
A north politician has welcomed support from the Scottish Government’s transport minister for his proposals to introduce a form of graduated licence for young or new drivers.
Scotland’s transport minister is undecided on whether to support calls for an independent public inquiry into North Sea helicopter safety.
A trade union official has said North Sea oil companies would face a “battle with their workforce” if they want to start using Super Puma helicopters again.
A councillor who has campaigned for the dualling of the A90 to include the notorious Toll of Birness has urged cross-party cooperation on the issue.
A north-east junction which critics have branded unsafe is set to come under the spotlight at the request of a local MSP.
Scotland’s transport minister has said it is “critical” for confidence to be restored in controversial offshore helicopters before North Sea workers are asked to step back aboard.
A traffic study which aims to improve journey times through Fort William will begin before the end of the year.
The soaring number of campervans travelling to the Western Isles has prompted a call for a new “motorhome levy”.
A row over ferry fares has blown up again after Shetland MSP Tavish Scott said the proposed reductions to “exorbitant” prices should go further.
Average speed cameras will go live on a stretch of the A90 in October, Scotland’s transport minister said as he held talks with north-east groups about the controversial measure.