Prison staff who smuggle drugs into jails or have affairs with inmates will be targeted in a new anti-corruption drive.
Progress has been made at a Scottish prison where serious concerns were raised over its provision of healthcare, according to inspectors.
A nurse who tried to smuggle drugs into a north-east prison will soon learn if she will be allowed to return to the profession.
The UK has the highest prison population in western Europe, a new report has found.
Victims of crime should be allowed to give a personal statement and make requests to be heard at prisoners’ parole hearings, Scottish lawyers have said.
A project which teaches coding to prisoners to help prepare them for a return to the world of work is to be expanded following Government funding.
The number of mental health staff at a north-east superprison is at its lowest level since the facility opened.
A probe has been launched after inmates at a north-east superjail were caught posting on social media – just months after a similar incident at the prison.
A communal garden on the site of an old Aberdeen prison has officially been opened by Scottish Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP.
People buying booze for children could be jailed for three months, police have warned.
The man who threw acid over television presenter Katie Piper has been released from prison.
Fifteen inmates have been caught running social media profiles while serving prison sentences at a north-east jail, it can be revealed.
A nurse who ruined her career attempting to smuggle drugs into a north-east prison has been jailed.
A total of 25 mobile phones were discovered at HMP Grampian in the past year, leading to a call for signal- blocking technology to be installed.
Serial killer Dennis Nilsen, who admitted butchering 15 young men during a murderous spree lasting years, has died in prison.
A north-east superjail has one of the worst staff disciplinary records in the country, it can be revealed.
Prisoners are now able to play football and badminton with young relatives during visiting times thanks to a project at a North-east jail.
‘You knew there was a chance an inmate might try to stab you and you had to expect that – it was an ongoing thing’
New images of the infamous Peterhead prison riots have gone on show to mark today’s 30th anniversary of the dramatic events.
A popular support service for families visiting North-east prisoners faces an uncertain future due to a funding issue.
A pet owner whose gecko was killed in a blender is supporting calls for longer prison sentences in animal cruelty cases.
The history behind the name of Aberdeen’s old 19th-century jail has been uncovered.
Applications are being sought for homes being built on the site of a former jail.
HMP Grampian has the highest staff turnover in Scotland - with more people quitting since it opened two years ago than have left other jails in four.
More than £84,000 in legal aid has been paid out to cover the cost of fees of the men involved in the HMP Grampian riot case.
A man has been charged following an alleged incident at HMP Grampian.
A new book telling the story of Aberdeen's former jail will be published later this month - with a foreword by Sir Alex Ferguson.
A North-east super jail has almost reached its maximum capacity, despite young offenders from the region being sent to other facilities in Scotland.
A young offenders institute at a state-of-the-art North-east prison is now being used for staff meetings and drug testing.
Prisoners at a North-east superjail have been allowed hundreds of days of home leave so far this year.
Prisoners at the North-east’s super jail will dine on Chicken Balmoral and burgers this Christmas.