THE father of convicted drug smuggler Melissa Reid has spoken of the devastating effect her crime has had on his family, in a new video warning of the consequences of drug crime abroad.
A RACING driver who has competed on most of Europe's top circuits has had his new career as a road tester brought to an end after being caught driving at more than double the speed limit.
A PENSIONER stabbed his son for not going to visit his mother in hospital.
A PROLIFIC armed robber nicknamed Skull Cracker for pistol-whipping bystanders has won his sentence appeal, but was told by jud-ges he still faces a "very considerable period" in jail.
FOURTEEN Somali men have been convicted of running an inner city sex ring that involved the abuse, rape and prostitution of teenage British girls.
POLICE are hunting two people in connection with the attempted murder of a man in a street.
EASTENDERS actress Linda Henry is to stand trial accused of racially aggravated harassment outside a Jamie Oliver restaurant.
A POLICE casualty surgeon has told a court that murder accused Paul McManus had injuries to his hands and legs.
A DRUNK offshore worker killed his friend in a car crash after he got 'fed up' waiting for a taxi to take them home from a pub.
There was "powerful evidence" that the account given by former government chief whip Andrew Mitchell of the "Plebgate" affair was true, the High Court has heard.
ONE of the men blamed by a murder accused for killing a 51-year-old woman in her own home told a jury:
A MAN who stabbed a stranger who threatened him with an Irn Bru bottle has been jailed for four years.
FORMER DJ Suzie McGuire has backed the introduction of new legislation that will allow people to check if their partners have a violent past.
CELEBRITY chef Ferrier Richardson said he was "bitterly disappointed" in the justice system after a martial arts fan who brutally murdered his brother Simon was jailed for 14 years.
THE historic gap in crime rates between Scotland's two largest cities is narrowing, with Glasgow reporting a drop in offending at the same time as it rose dramatically in Edinburgh.
A SELF-employed plumber who put a string of women through years of abuse and assaults has been jailed for more than four years.