A GANG of axe-wielding thieves escaped with £250,000 of luxury watches, it has emerged.
A DOCTOR has gone on trial accused of stalking his ex- partner who worked at the same hospital.
A MAN has been jailed for four years for raping a law student as she slept at home after a birthday night out.
A GRANDFATHER jailed under Pakistan's blasphemy laws is fighting for his life in hospital and another man has been killed after they were shot at, apparently by a policeman, in prison.
VANDALS threw away a memorial stone and trashed flowers lain by the grieving family of murdered Moira Jones in the park where her body was found.
A BUSINESSWOMAN told a court she had never met a charity boss despite the woman claiming expenses for the meeting.
FOUR masked raiders armed with axes and sledgehammers smashed into Glasgow's exclusive jewellery district in a daylight heist.
A FORMER Celtic starlet who was once tipped to be one of the country's top football stars has admitted using cocaine.
THE family of a man who died in hospital after being found injured in a city street at the weekend have paid tribute to him.
SOCIAL media has revolutionised our lives.
LAWYERS have called for Scotland's defamation laws to be overhauled for the age of Twitter and Facebook.
A pensioner laced tuna with poison in a bid to stop a neighbour's cat hunting his racing pigeons.
A drunken student went on the rampage in the National Police Convalescent Home after mistaking it for a hotel, a court has heard.
POLICE have appealed for information after shots were fired during a string of attacks in a suspected gangland feud.
A CONSTRUCTION firm has been fined £4,000 after a barrier was blown on top of a pram, injuring a baby.
THE former chief executive of sports goods company JJB Sports has gone on trial in connection with an alleged £1 million fraud.
A SAWMILL firm has been fined £10,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell eight feet through a roof light.
FORMER Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is facing a possible jail sentence after he was found guilty of groping a female TV personality.
DAVE Lee Travis is the third celebrity scalp to be claimed by high-profile sex crime inquiry Operation Yewtree.
Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been convicted of indecent assault by a jury at Southwark Crown Court.
A man who died after being found seriously injured in an Edinburgh street may have been attacked after an argument over a game of pool.
Members of the public are being asked to give their opinion on the controversial issue of armed police on Scotland's streets.
AN asylum-seeker who dragged a woman into bushes in Glasgow Green with intent to rape her has been jailed for four years.
A SEX attacker carried out a violent rape on a 12-year-old girl - while wearing an electronic tag.
Detectives searching for missing teenager Alice Gross have formally requested full details of the murder conviction against the prime suspect in her disappearance, Scotland Yard confirmed.
AN electronics engineer who killed a Canadian tourist in a horror crash has been jailed for three years.
The brother of two convicted killers has been jailed for seven years after trying to murder a key witness at their trial following a feud between two families.
A MAJOR police inquiry is under way after a house and a car were shot at in Edinburgh.
CHILD and young offenders should have their criminal records wiped sooner to help them get back on the straight and narrow, a major new study has found.