Glasgow bin lorry crash driver may be prosecuted elsewhere in the UK
DVLA could prosecute lorry driver for non-declaration of prior health problems in England or Wales
THE driver of a bin lorry that veered out of control killing six in December 2014 could face prosecution for the non-disclosure of his history of blackouts.
Crown officials have already declared that the driver, who passed out at the wheel of his lorry on 22 December during the accident, cannot be prosecuted because he had received a "no proceedings" letter in advance of the fatal accident inquiry into the crash.
Labour membership: Is it really a democratic upsurge or "revolutionary" infiltration?
Huge influx of party members and supporters has lead to claims of infiltration by the far left and nationalists
SEVERAL Labour MPs have called for the Labour leadership elections to be suspended over fears that members of other political parties have infiltrated Labour to affect the outcome of the decision.
Their comments come as the total Labour membership rockets to over 610,000, against the backdrop of Jeremy Corbyn's unprecedented runaway campaign success.
CommonSpace takes a look at the Labour membership controversy.
Hope Over Fear says it will take Glasgow City Council to court over rally ban
George Square rally application rejected over "public order concerns"
THE organisers of the Hope Over Fear rallies intend to take Glasgow City Council to court over the decision to ban a rally in George Square planned for 19 September 2015.
SNP politicians intervene over Sheku Bayoh death in police custody investigation
Pressure mounts on Chief Constable Steven House
TWO SNP parliamentarians have requested a meeting with Justice Secretary Michael Matheson to discuss the ongoing investigation into the death of Sheku Bayoh in police custody.
MSP for Kirkcaldy David Torrance and MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Roger Mullin asked for the meeting in order to discuss the handling of the Sheku Bayoh case and wider concerns around Police Scotland.
Karen Buckley's father: We hope Glasgow will be a safer place for women
Man admits murder of 24 year old student
THE FATHER of murdered student Karen Buckley has issued an emotional statement following the admission by 21-year-old Alexander Pacteau that he killed her in April 2015.
The letter, written by John Buckley, was penned on behalf of her family thanking the public for their support and Police Scotland for its professionalism: "Marian and I, together with our family, would like to thank everybody here in Glasgow and back in Ireland that have helped us cope with this terrible tragedy.
Google becomes Alphabet in big corporate shake-up
Google's many businesses to be brought into new structure
GOOGLE has launched a new parent company called Alphabet in order to streamline its various branches and services.
Under the plans many of Google's most well known services, including Android and YouTube, will continue to operate within the Google brand.
Newer and more disparate Google ventures such as its research and development wing Google X, its domestic services technology wing Nest and its controversial drone and robotics programmes will be brought under Alphabet.
George Square bin lorry crash driver enquired into regaining license months after fatal accident
Driver enquired into re-applying for heavy good vehicle (HGV) license despite history of blackouts
THE driver of the bin lorry that careered out of control through George Square killing six made enquiries into re-applying for his HGV license just four months after the crash, a fatal accident inquiry has been told.
The inquiry, meeting at Glasgow sheriff court, was shown documents from the DVLA which record that driver Harry Clarke made enquiries on 13 March and 2 April 2015 into re-applying for his license.
Hope Over Fear rally 'banned' from George Square
Independence rally cancelled after Police "public order concerns"
GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL has rejected an application by the pro-independence Hope over Fear campaign for a rally in George Square on 19 September 2015.
The campaign, which has previously held two large rallies in George Square on 12 October 2014 and 25 April 2015, has insisted its plans to hold the rally will go ahead.
Campaign launched against South Lanarkshire Council 'breach of human rights'
Commissioner for children says council potentially in breach of childrens rights
CAMPAIGNERS have accused South Lanarkshire Council of potentially breaching the rights of children by reducing school bus services.
Residents of South Lanarkshire have launched a campaign against plans by local councillors to increase the distance of bus routes from two miles to three, meaning a cut in the bus service.
Danny Alexander to receive knighthood
Former Scottish Liberal Democrat to be honoured in Dissolution Honours list
DANNY ALEXANDER is expected to receive a knighthood. It is understood he was nominated by former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.
The former MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey was nominated alongside former Liberal Democrat colleague Vince Cable.