George Square in Glasgow hours before the independence referendum polls closed on September 18, 2014: Women for Independence   reported discrepancies between donations made  and its expenditure after concerns were first raised during the summer. Photograph:  Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

A prominent Scottish pro-independence group has called in police over tens of thousands of pounds in donations that have gone missing. Women for Indep(...)

A policeman stands beside floral tributes at the gates of Cults Academy Aberdeen, Scotland. Photograph: Reuters

A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the death of Bailey Gwynne, who was fatally stabbed at an Aberdeen secondary school. Bailey, als(...)

Independent MP Michelle Thomson with first minister of Scotland and leader of the SNP  Nicola Sturgeon. Mrs Thomson resigned from the SNP after Police Scotland announced it was investigating her. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

On May 9th, just two days after the general election, Nicola Sturgeon held a press conference on the banks of the Firth of Forth, outside Edinburgh. F(...)

Alexander Pacteau: Four years before he killed Karen Buckley, he was involved in an encounter with a 24-year-old woman in Glasgow which led to a charge of attempted rape. Photograph: PA

Scottish police believe it may be possible to retry the killer of Karen Buckley, Alexander Pacteau, for the attempted rape of another woman if new wit(...)

Alexander Pacteau murdered Cork woman Karen Buckley after he met her by chance at a Glasgow nightclub.

The man jailed for the murder of Cork student Karen Buckley seemed to “enjoy the chase” and the entire process of being interviewed by Scottish police(...)

 Nurses from Karen Buckley’s graduation class at University of Limerick Hospital attned   her funeral  at the Church of St Michael the Archangel in Analeentha in Mourneabbey, Co Cork. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Alexander Pacteau’s encounter with Karen Buckley was entirely random as pointed out by sentencing judge, Lady Rae when she imposed a life sentence wit(...)

 Alexander Pacteau: the sentencing judge will specify how many years of the life sentence he must serve before he will be able to apply for parole. Photograph: Mike Gibbons

The parents of murdered Cork student Karen Buckley have travelled to Glasgow to attend today’s sentencing of the man who pleaded guilty to their daugh(...)

 Lamara Bell, a woman who lay in a crashed car beside her partner for three days, despite the accident being reported days earlier to Scottish police, has died.  Photograph: Police Scotland/PA Wire

A woman who lay in a crashed car beside her partner for three days, despite the crash being reported days earlier to Scottish police, has died. Lamara(...)

Police have stressed the potential witness is in no way connected with the death of Karen Buckley (right).

Scottish detectives investigating the murder of Cork nurse Karen Buckley in Glasgow in April have made contact with a potential witness, following an (...)

Tributes left during a silent vigil for Irish student Karen Buckley, who was aged 24, in a park off Hill Street where she had been  living, after her body was found in April. Photograph: Karrie Gillett/PA Wire

The senior police officer investigating the murder of Cork woman Karen Buckley has thanked members of the public in Ireland and Scotland for their sup(...)