TWO nuns have been cleared of physically abusing six girls at an approved school more than 40 years ago.
THE number of girls aged 13-17 seeking counselling after sex attacks has soared, according to a charity.
THE mother of a nurse convicted of murdering four patients is hopeful his case will soon be referred back to the Court of Appeal.
A MAN who killed a Scots policewoman has admitted murdering four people and three attempted murders.
The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger has urged a parole board not to release killer Jon Venables.
TWO men have admitted carrying out a £730,000 heist at a leading Scottish jewellers.
A fresh round of controversial court closures is being lined up beyond those already planned across Scotland.
thieves climbed up scaffolding and removed a window from a charity's office before stealing a computer loaded with sensitive photos.
Experts found "very strong evidence" of burned human skull remains at the home of the man accused of murdering April Jones, a jury heard yesterday.
A MAN accused of killing teenager Liam Aitchison told police he did not know what they were talking about when he was quizzed about the murder, a jury has heard.
A fresh round of court closures is being lined up beyond those already planned, according to the chief executive of the Scottish Court Service (SCS).
SCOTS members of a cross-border drugs ring that flooded Glasgow and surrounding towns with up to £200 million of hard drugs have been jailed for a total of 60 years and eight months.
Radical cleric Abu Qatada must remain behind bars until he leaves Britain after "jihadist files" were found on devices in his home.
The former slaughterman accused of murdering schoolgirl April Jones told police that he "could have burnt the body", a court has heard.
POLICE in Belfast are investigating an attempt to murder three officers with a deadly bomb ambush.
POLICE are searching for the mother of a 20-month-old girl who was found dead at her home.