Police call-handling performance has continued to improve over the past year, a new report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) has found.
Alex Salmond Gives Farewell Interview
Alex Salmond says he will miss being First Minister "dreadfully".
Mr Salmond made the decision to step down from the top job in Scottish politics following the No vote in the independence referendum.
He will hand over to Nicola Sturgeon after the SNP party conference this weekend.
Speaking to Heart's Fiona Winchester in his final days in the top job, he says he will be sorry to go:
Masked armed robbers have made off with a five-figure sum of cash after swooping on a security van in a night-time raid.
Drop-off charges are to be introduced at one of Scotland's busiest airports as part of plans for a new multi-million pound facility.
Officials are ''optimistic'' that the £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing will never have to close as a result of wind-shielding being fitted during the project.
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