Police and prosecutors have committed to a new agreement on tackling domestic abuse with a focus on victims and children.
Man Arrested In Suspicious Package Alert
A 40-year-old man has been detained after a suspicious package was found an address in Edinburgh.
Surrounding homes were evacuated on Monday evening when specialist engineers from the EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) assessed the package at an address in the Niddrie area, a suburb south east of the capital.
Engineers later found that the package was not a viable device and posed no threat to the public.
A Police Scotland spokesman said earlier: "Police in Edinburgh attended an address in Niddrie after concern was raised about a suspcious package earlier today.
"Specialist engineers from the EOD attended.
"The surrounding homes have been evacuated as a precaution whilst engineers assess the package.''
Detectives working on the case of a schoolgirl who vanished more than 60 years ago have not found any human remains after scouring a canal in the search for answers.
Detectives investigating the rape of a woman in Renfrewshire have appealed to three men to come forward.
Scottish faith leaders have condemned the terrorist attack in London as flags flew at half-mast across the country.
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