The Scottish Government says the move will make railway policing more accountable but critics include trade unions and BTP officers.
Man Due In Court After Stirling Rape
A man has been arrested following the serious sexual assault of woman in Stirling.
The 21-year-old woman was attacked in the Laurencecroft Road area on Tuesday night.
Police Scotland said a 26-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with various offences, including the assault.
He is expected to appear at Stirling Sheriff Court on Thursday.
A building at Edinburgh Napier is having cladding removed, but students aren't being evacuated from the halls of residence.
A high-end jewellery store has been robbed in a raid at the five-star Gleneagles Hotel.
A review into adverse events at a maternity unit where some babies died has called for improvements in training and better family engagement.
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