A new law making psychological or emotional maltreatment a form of domestic abuse is likely to lead to a rise in cases going to court, Scotland’s top law officer has said.
One of Scotland’s most distinguished judges has made a “significant” intervention in the battle for a probe into the tragic RAF Tornado crash over the Moray Firth in 2012.
The mother of Kevin Mcleod – whose death at Wick Harbour 21 years ago remains “unexplained” – has sent a festive card to the Lord Advocate seeking “justice” for the family this Christmas.
The new Justice Centre will be located on Longman Road and means the courts services will move out of Inverness Castle – allowing it to be used as a tourist attraction.
A Moray family, concerned by the "dubious" nature of a loved one's death, are confident of a new investigation after Scotland's top lawman heard their case.
Holyrood's approval would be required if the UK Parliament tried to change its powers in the way Brexit will, the Supreme Court has heard.
The sister of a murdered north-east scientist has revealed she has given up hope that her killer will ever be caught.
Scotland's senior law officer recently addressed north-east business leaders on the potential - and pitfalls - of social media. Here Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC tells Press and Journal readers about the balance to be struck between freedom of speech and the prosecution of hate crime.
Scotland's top law officer has been urged to examine the case for cracking down on people who try to commit online fraud.