Police and prosecutors have committed to a new agreement on tackling domestic abuse with a focus on victims and children.
Scots boy hurt in electric shock on railway line
A teenager is in a serious condition in hospital after suffering an electric shock on a railway line.
The incident happened near an overhead bridge close to Whitelees Road in Lanark, South Lanarkshire, at around 8pm on Thursday.
The 14-year-old was rushed to Wishaw General Hospital for treatment.
A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: "We received an emergency call shortly after 8pm this evening to attend to a 14-year-old who had been electrocuted.
"Two ambulances attended and the patient was taken to Wishaw General Hospital with serious injuries.''
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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