The way music, memes and news articles are shared online could be affected by a controversial vote in the European Parliament to overhaul copyright law.
A charity has urged the Scottish Government to introduce legislation to allow tougher sentences for crimes against older people.
Men’s welfare campaigners fear an “unconscious bias” is causing police to ignore psychological abuse of vulnerable men by a partner and focus only on female victims.
A north-east law firm has purchased another company.
MEPs are to decide whether to continue with a new EU copyright law which would affect content shared online.
A North-east MP's bill aimed at tackling violence against women has received royal assent.
Coverage of new Scottish laws to prevent rape and abuse has been praised by Banff and Buchan MP Eilidh Whiteford.