Information on individuals barred from working with children will no longer be shared with Scotland’s criminal records disclosure agency after Brexit, ministers have been warned.
Cases in which people try to hurt or kill themselves in prison have risen by over a third in the last four years.
No-one has been caught for using drones to smuggle contraband drugs, tobacco and mobile phones into Scottish prisons, The Ferret can reveal.
Police Scotland has been criticised for being 'unable or unwilling' to provide figures on the number of children kept in custody in Scotland.
Calls for a privacy probe after Scottish Prison Service is first UK agency to admit using controversial phone blocking technology.
Two former Conservative MSPs were forced to pay back £12,512.56 to the public purse after over-claiming on their office expenses.