Trains between Glasgow and Edinburgh have been disrupted by cattle wandering on to part of the rail line.
Disclosure Scheme To Be Trialled
A law giving people the right to know if their partner has a history of domestic violence will be tested in Scotland
A law giving people the right to know if their partner has a history of domestic violence will be tested in Scotland.
The Chief Constable has proposed a new group to look at the so-called Clare's Law, which has already been trialled in England and Wales, First Minister Alex Salmond revealed.
"The chief constable has today proposed a multi-agency group to set up and develop a pilot on a Clare's law disclosure scheme in Scotland,'' he told MSPs at Holyrood.
The initiative will be carefully considered, he said.
Mr Salmond revealed the proposal to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson, who previously pressed the Scottish Government to follow the example south of the border.
Clare's Law is named after Clare Wood, 36, who was strangled and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend George Appleton at her home in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Miss Wood, a mother-of-one, had met Appleton on Facebook, unaware of his horrific history of violence against women, including repeated harassment, threats and the kidnapping at knifepoint of one of his ex-girlfriends.
The victim's father, Michael, originally from Aberdeen, said he was delighted when Home Secretary Theresa May announced in March that the law will be rolled out across England and Wales.
The First Minister and Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill have previously said they will look at the experience in England.
The Scottish Children Services Coalition said early intervention services are vital and highlighted provision for pupils in Wales.
The search, which began in March, was halted last week after no trace of the serviceman was found.
Police are investigating the attack.
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