Police and prosecutors have committed to a new agreement on tackling domestic abuse with a focus on victims and children.
Driver Dies After Van Hits Wall
A 47-year-old man has died following a serious road crash.
The incident happened at 3.40pm on Saturday on the A6094 in the Howgate area, Midlothian.
A red Citroen Berlingo van struck a dry stone wall and overturned in the village.
The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
A 14-year-old male passenger was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary as a precaution.
Sergeant Neil Inglis said: "Inquiries into this collision continue and our sincere condolences remain with the family of the driver at this very difficult time.
"We've spoken to a number of people so far but anyone who witnessed this and who has not yet been in touch is urged to come forward.''
Anyone with information can contact Police Scotland on 101.
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