A MAN has been convicted of raping a law student as she slept in her house.
THE mother of a murdered Iraq veteran has made an emotional plea for information about his killer a week after he was attacked.
LAWYERS acting for a son who is suing his mother's killer have secured an order to arrest thousands of pounds belonging to the convicted murderer.
THE wife of a former KPMG director accused of fiddling £44,000 in expenses to fund his gambling habit has defended her husband.
A MAN who used his home as a safe house to store £470,000 of drugs has been jailed for almost five years.
POLICE have refused to confirm a report that two detectives have been cleared of misconduct following their interview with Gail Sheridan while she was facing a perjury inquiry.
A MAN accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in Glasgow almost a decade ago has agreed to be extradited following his arrest in Spain.
A Twitter troll threatened to assassinate the First Minister because he "doesn't really like the SNP", a court heard today.
A WOMAN is facing jail after threatening to have her former partner falsely branded a paedophile ‑‑ then attempting to extort thousands of pounds from him so she could go on holiday.
A MAN who used Facebook to send a message to the father of a missing man claiming he had "brutally tortured and murdered" his son has been jailed.
THREE pupils at a leading private school have been charged with assault and reckless conduct following the alleged beating of army cadets.
A JUROR who was overheard saying "He should plead guilty" has been found in contempt of court.
A POLICEMAN accused of pushing his pregnant wife down a flight of stairs plans to lodge a court action to stop prosecutors from pursuing a case against him.
VICTIMS of a telephone bank scam have been conned out of £650,000 in the last six weeks.
A CHILDREN'S hospice nurse caught with a huge stash of child porn images has been ordered to carry out 250 hours of unpaid work in the community.
A widow who came across a fatal crash that she later discovered had killed her son has won more than £230,000 damages.
A FORMER director of audit firm KPMG fiddled the company out of more than £40,000 by fraudulently claiming expenses on hotels and international flights, a court has heard.
A DISPUTE over fees for sculpting religious statues in Scotland led to the murder of a prominent Buddhist monk, a trial in China is expected to hear today.
A woman who almost lost more than £160,000 of savings in a telephone scam hopes a campaign warning people about fraudsters will help prevent others from experiencing such a "cruel and harrowing" ordeal.
A CONVICTED killer who burst a man's cheek open with a single punch has been jailed for six months.
A MOTORIST who fatally injured a cyclist during the victim's early morning commute has been given a community payback order.
A CHAMPION slimmer who secretly used illegal 'speed' to help lose a huge amount of weight has been jailed after admitting dealing drugs.
A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man who was attacked died in hospital.
TWO masked robbers fled with a five-figure sum of money after an armed raid on a house.
CONVICTED drug mule Melissa Reid has warned youngsters considering a gap-year abroad to avoid the same drug-fuelled lifestyle which led to her arrest.
THE police watchdog in Scotland has criticised senior officers for a catalogue of failings following the suspicious death of a young man which was initially ruled a suicide.
A MAN who sexually assaulted a young boy in his care has been ordered to carry out unpaid work in the community.
Scotland's police watchdog has attacked senior officers for a catalogue of failings following the suspicious death of a young man which was initially ruled a suicide.
The family of Colin Marr claim police attempted to "cover up" their failings over the investigation into his death.
THREE men are to stand trial charged with the murder of a young father.