Scotland’s prosecutors have been urged to hand over material obtained in the run-up to Alex Salmond’s criminal trial to MSPs investigating the handling of harassment claims made against the former politician.
A former police detective on the team investigating historical sex abuse claims against Lord Janner said it was “never appropriate” to arrest and interview the late Labour peer, despite claims against him from two former children’s home residents, an inquiry has heard.
A father waiting to collect his four daughters at the end of Ariana Grande’s Manchester Arena concert said his first thought on seeing Salman Abedi was “suicide bomber”, the inquiry into the terror attack heard.
A police constable “probably” would have asked Salman Abedi what was in his heavy rucksack if she had not missed him minutes earlier because of an “unacceptable” two hour-plus shift break, an inquiry has heard.
An MSP on the Alex Salmond inquiry has said WhatsApp messages appearing to show Nicola Sturgeon’s husband backing police action against the former first minister should be investigated by his committee.
A Super Puma helicopter which crashed into the North Sea would have sunk – ultimately killing more people – had it not been for the “brave” actions of the co-pilot to deploy floats, a fatal accident inquiry heard.