Scotland's top prosecutor has backed a call by the country's most senior judge to shake up the court system following a horrific sex abuse case in the Highlands.
Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland
Scotland's top law officer has called for a review of the contempt of court act to ensure it is fit for purpose to deal with modern communications.
The sister of Dr Brenda Page said her only wish is that their mother had lived to see her daughter's killer brought to justice.
Scotland's chief legal officer has promised police will investigate the decades-old unsolved murder of an Aberdeen scientist "as if it happened yesterday".
The police are poised to tell US authorities they want to see the uncensored version of a CIA torture report as part of their investigation into extraordinary rendition flights.
A police investigation into whether CIA torture flights used Scottish airports is to study new US Senate revelations.
Motorists have been warned they could be fined up to £5,000 and face a prison sentence if they are caught drink driving.