A MAN who urged people on Facebook to "send mair bombs and bullets" to former Celtic manager Neil Lennon has had his prison sentence quashed.
THOUSANDS of vulnerable Scots could be thrown in to legal limbo after a court questioned the validity of documents that allow loved ones to make decisions on their behalf.
A MAN is facing life in jail for murdering his girlfriend and burying her body just a couple of months after being released early from prison for carrying out a vicious assault.
FORMER News Of The World editor Andy Coulson has blamed lawyers for not telling him phone hacking was illegal in his court bid to avoid the harshest jail sentence.
A THIEF who preyed on the elderly and disabled and stole precious family heirlooms has been jailed for three years.
A GANG is believed to have a targeted a £325,000 diamond necklace in an armed raid described as Scotland's biggest jewel heist.
A clerk at an undertaker's business stole more than £4,000 in charity donations from bereaved families and embezzled a further £13,000 from the firm.
ROLF Harris's reputation is in tatters as police consider fresh allegations against him amid calls for tributes and honours to the disgraced star to be removed.
A MAN who burned his ex-wife to death after dousing her with petrol and setting her alight has been jailed for life for her murder.
A MAN who tied his friend's dog to a tree before dousing it in petrol and burning it to death is facing jail.
Three people have been arrested after police seized £175,000 of drugs.
Former No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson's legal woes continued today when he was told he would face a re-trial over charges of plotting to bribe corrupt officials while he was an editor at the News of the World.
OFFICERS should be "firmly dealt with" if they do not step up Police Scotland's controversial stop-and-search policy, according to a leaked email.
UNDERCOVER police will tail taxis in a bid to stop attacks on drivers.
A TEENAGER who admitted raping a 12-year-old girl has walked free from court after a judge decided not to jail him.
A ROBBER involved in an armed heist at a jewellery store has been jailed for almost seven years.
Police investigating an attack on a man outside an off-licence have made two arrests.
A REPEAT violent offender who carried out a string of knife attacks during two hours has been jailed for five years and eight months.
A businessman who was one of Britain's most wanted tax fugitives has been jailed for more than 11 years for a multimillion-pound tax fraud.
A BANK manager has appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court accused of embezzl-ing almost £100,000 from his employers.
A MAN accused of murdering two teenagers in the 1970s will go on trial in October.
A GERMAN princess tried to strip at an Oktoberfest party - before making racist comments, assaulting first aiders and lashing out at police when she was told to stop.
A MAN who tortured and repeatedly raped four women over a 20-year period has been sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in jail and given a lifelong restriction order.
A FORMER Rangers starlet has been jailed for 46 months after police seized a large stash of cocaine he had stuffed into his underpants.
A CONVICTED killer who carried out a ferocious hammer attack on a dog walker has been given a lifelong restriction order.
Gary Glitter has appeared in court accused of plying a schoolgirl with alcohol so he could have sex with her.
The police's handling of historic incidents involving a sexual deviant who went on to murder a popular teenage girl are to be investigated.
A USED car salesman who abducted and repeatedly raped a teacher has been jailed for ten years and six months.
A 90-year-old woman was dragged off the street and raped in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, as she walked to a local shop.
Thousands of foreign criminals held in Scottish jails have cost the nation's taxpayers more than £70million in the last five years.