Police and prosecutors have committed to a new agreement on tackling domestic abuse with a focus on victims and children.
Sean Connery Tops Favourite Actor Poll
Sean Connery has been voted Scotland's favourite actor in a cinema poll.
The James Bond star took a quarter of all votes in the Odeon survey of more than 1,000 Scottish residents.
Former Dr Who actor David Tennant came second with 17% of votes and in third place with 12% was Ewan McGregor.
Gerard Butler and Robbie Coltrane completed the top five, with James McAvoy, Peter Capaldi and Alan Cumming also receiving fans' votes.
Odeon asked people in Scotland to name their favourite star to mark the opening on Friday of a new cinema at Fort Kinnaird in Edinburgh.
FlyResearch surveyed 1,048 Scottish residents on March 11 and 12.
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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