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Rangers shareholder Mike Ashley has lost a legal bid to have a fine imposed on him reversed after a judge in the Court of Session ruled football’s governing body took the right decision. Mr Ashley was fined £1,000 by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) for breaching its rules on dual ownershi

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Police in Texas successfully apprehended a man who ran from police during a traffic stop after a field of cows grassed him up. Samuel White, who was pulled over for speeding, led police on a high-speed chase after being told he faced arrest.

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Welcome to SLN's new book review feature where we review some of the latest non-fiction books that may be of interest to our readers. In our first feature Graham Ogilvy finds the war-time memoir of a Jewish refugee fleeing Nazi persecution both timely and moving while Flora Edgar enjoys a biography

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Philip Gormley Police Scotland has paid a total VAT tax bill of £76.5 million since its formation in 2013 – and remains the only UK force which is unable to reclaim the tax.

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The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) has issued a new report finding that the UK government is failing in its responsibility to prioritise children. There have been various improvements in an attempt to prioritise children since the last report in 2008 but recent cuts to s

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New figures released today show a slight increase in incidents of hate crime reported to Scotland’s prosecution service in 2015-16, compared to the previous year. Within the figures, racial crime remains the most commonly reported hate crime with 3,712 charges reported in 2015-16, a decrease on la

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Caitlin Sherrett and Finlay Allmond, winners of the Dewar Debate 2015/16 (centre) pictured with deputy presiding officer Linda Fabiani MSP; Eilidh Wiseman, president of the Law Society Scotland; Peter Dennis of Hodder Gibson; judges and fellow competitors.

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