A critical report has uncovered significant variations in the quality and availability of forensic medical services for sex crime victims across Scotland, with some services branded "unacceptable''.
Man In Court Over Edinburgh Crash
A man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder following a collision which left another man in a critical condition in hospital.
The incident, in which the pedestrian in his fifties was hit by a car, happened at around 9.45pm on Sunday in Edinburgh's Grassmarket area.
He was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary following the collision.
Caoimhin McSherry, of Edinburgh, faced a number of charges, including one of attempted murder, when he appeared at the city's sheriff court earlier.
The 22-year-old is also accused of six contraventions of the 1988 Road Traffic Act, including failing to stop after an accident and failing to report an accident.
He made no plea or declaration and was released on bail, the Crown office said.
Police are searching for a missing Northern Irish man who did not catch his flight from Edinburgh back to Belfast.
The mother of Danielle McLaughlin, who was murdered in a Goa tourist resort, has said she is relieved to finally have her daughter back home.
Scottish voters share similar views on Brexit as those in the rest of the UK, showing little demand for a special deal north of the border, new research suggests.
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