An Edinburgh nursery has been fined £800,000 after an eleven-month-old boy in its care died after choking on a piece of food.
Three Aberdeenshire men have been sentenced after admitting using dogs to hunt wild hares.
A serial offender who was found guilty of a string of historical attacks against children has been given an Order for Lifelong Restriction at the High Court in Edinburgh.
A music teacher who raped and indecently assaulted pupils in his care has been jailed.
A police officer who sent sexually explicit messages to crime victims he met while on duty has been jailed.
Crown Counsel has now formally instructed that there should be a Fatal Accident Inquiry to examine the full circumstances surrounding the deaths of Lamara Bell and John Yuill after a road traffic incident on the M9 on 5 July 2015