Crime & Courts

  • 23 April 2014

    FORMER tabloid editor Andy Coulson "rubber-stamped" a payment to a royal source for a story, despite being warned by a colleague that being caught could end up with both parties in court, he told the phone hacking trial.

  • 23 April 2014

    A FORMER police officer who maintains he was injured after he was instructed to attend a safety training course is suing the Chief Constable of Police Scotland.

  • 23 April 2014

    SCOTLAND'S largest ­sanctuary for horses and donkeys has been fined for breaching safety rules after a volunteer lost part of his hand while using a circular saw.

  • 23 April 2014

    A MAN has been treated for a serious head wound after he was attacked on a night out.

  • 21 April 2014

    A 40-YEAR-OLD man is due to appear in court tomorrow in connection with the death of a woman following a disturbance in a flat.

  • 19 April 2014

    A MAN who killed a woman, cut up her body and dumped it at sea off the coast of Scotland has been sentenced to life imprisonment in his Lithuanian homeland.

  • 19 April 2014

    A PROPERTY developer who faked his suicide by blasting his shotgun while his wife and children cowered in a bathroom nearby has been described by a sheriff as "a melodramatic attention-seeker".

  • 19 April 2014

    HUNDREDS of people have been fined after being caught by police urinating in the street around Celtic and Rangers football stadiums.

  • 19 April 2014

    A CAR dealer who blamed his cruise control for driving at twice the speed limit has been allowed to escape a ban so he can keep his job.

  • 19 April 2014

    A 34-YEAR-OLD who left a man needing reconstructive surgery after he bit his victim's ear is facing jail.