Scotland’s chief public prosecutor has welcomed the return of High Court criminal cases to the Highlands after a six-year absence.
Lord Advocate James Wolffe
The families of four RAF crewmen killed and injured in a mid-air Tornado collision off the Highlands were last night given fresh hope of a public inquiry being held into the tragedy.
Scotland’s top prosecutor has signalled that a five-year probe into CIA “torture flights” at north and north-east airports could continue until the US hands over a secret report.
The Lord Advocate has apologised to the families of five people who died in a Western Isles flood for the "unacceptable" way they were treated after the tragedy.
Brexit negotiations can begin without Holyrood's consent, the Supreme Court has heard.