The under-pressure head of the Crown Office has defended the way it has handled Alex Salmond's inquiry evidence as a "vindication of democracy".
Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
Alex Salmond has pulled out of a planned appearance before MSPs after a dramatic day left the Scottish Parliament facing a “crisis of credibility”.
The Scottish Parliament has been contacted by the Crown Office after it published inquiry evidence from Alex Salmond.
Plans to strengthen the police complaints system with the aim of reaching a “gold standard” have been announced by the Scottish Government and Lord Advocate.
Prosecutors have vowed to strengthen security after a worker stole hundreds of thousands of pounds of cash and drugs from an evidence store in Aberdeen.
Scottish prosecutors have been asked to make “immediate” contact with Joe Biden’s office to try to uncover the truth about the CIA’s “torture flights”.
An attempt by MSPs to obtain material related to Alex Salmond’s criminal trial has been rejected by prosecutors.
Police investigators ‘spending hours’ grilling staff over Scottish coronavirus-linked care home deaths
Police are spending hours grilling exhausted staff as part of an extensive investigation into all coronavirus-linked care home deaths in Scotland, it has been claimed.
A former Aberdeen Crown Office employee has admitted stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds of cash and drugs from her workplace.
North-east prosecutors pursued almost 3,000 domestic abuse charges last year, according to official statistics.
Two teenagers in Scotland have been arrested after the Metropolitan Police’s website was allegedly hacked several months ago.
North-east courts have ordered more than £600,000 to be paid back from convicted criminals in the past year.