A recent Police Scotland operation to crack down on uninsured driving led to 179 vehicles being seized and the detection of 262 individuals who were driving without proper insurance or licences.
The festive season traditionally sees an increase in reported incidents of domestic abuse and the recent holiday period has been no exception. However, this year's increase was less than it has been in previous years, Police Scotland has reported.
American film producer Harvey Weinstein has been back in the headlines recently, although this time the focus is very much on his marital woes rather than his alleged misconduct.
A 24-year-old man who pretended to be a scout for a model agency to groom and then blackmail young girls and women has been sent to prison for a period of 44 months.
New research has found that as many as 70% of Scottish couples don’t take pensions into consideration during divorce proceedings, and as a result women are losing out by around £337 million every year.
Following a recent consultation exercise over proposals to introduce tougher sentences for dangerous or careless drivers, the UK Government has confirmed its intention to:
Brexit could present a threat to the legal protections currently available to children in Scotland and the rest of the UK who are caught up in cross-border family law disputes.
There has been a 3% fall in the number of crimes recorded by the police in Scotland in 2016-17, new figures released by Scotland’s Chief Statistician have revealed. Total numbers fell from 246,243 in 2015-16 to 238,651, which is apparently the lowest level recorded since 1974.