Some inmates at a women's prison felt downgraded because they no longer had a single cell and had to share toilets and showers, an inspection found.
Girl Charged Over Sex Offences
A group of parents gathered outside a school after an 11-year-old girl was charged in connection with sex offences.
Police were called to the school in the Stirling area yesterday but the group dispersed without incident.
It is understood the alleged offences did not take place at the school, which cannot be named for legal reasons.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police have charged an 11-year-old youth in connection with a number of offences.
"A report has been submitted to the Children's Reporter.''
One in four people over the age of 45 does not have a neighbour they can call on for a favour or help, a study shows.
Scottish retail sales increased 4.3% in December, providing a boost for businesses over the vital Christmas period.
A Holyrood committee plans to examine the feasibility of introducing a universal basic income.
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