Race-related crime most commonly reported with 3038 people charged in 2019-20, an increase of 4% on previous year.
Two brothers have been jailed for life after murdering a man in a vicious street attack.
Payments to be deducted from offenders’ benefit payments if they are unable to pay with their own funds.
Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC tells MSPs that fatal accident inquiries will be held 'where the law requires'.
Jayney Sutherlay will be sentenced in July after pleading guilty to the culpable homicide of Alistair MacFadyen.
Ten-year-old Milly Main died after contracting an infection potentially linked to water contamination.