Crime & Courts

  • 20 October 2014

    SEARCHERS have found human remains that could be those of a British-born University of Virginia student missing since September 13.

  • 20 October 2014

    FOOTBALLER Ched Evans said he is ashamed of having ­"cheated" on his girlfriend - but expressed no remorse over the rape for which he was jailed as he continues to protest his innocence.

  • 20 October 2014

    POLICE searching for a man following an unprovoked attack near a Glasgow ­supermarket have released CCTV images in their hunt for the suspect.

  • 18 October 2014

    FOOTBALLER Ched Evans will make a "very personal and profound statement" next week following his release from jail after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel.

  • 18 October 2014

    OSCAR Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, the state prosecutor said at the close of the South African track star's sentencing hearing.

  • 18 October 2014

    THE Scottish Government has won a £3.2 million legal battle against a gritting business which claimed ministers had broken European Union competition laws during two cold winters.

  • 17 October 2014

    THOUSANDS of children are living in fear in violent homes, with many witnessing their mothers stabbed, strangled and sexually abused.

  • 17 October 2014

    A JUDGE has ordered a man who beheaded his mother should remain in a psychiatric hospital for the foreseeable future.

  • 17 October 2014

    REEVA Steenkamp's cousin has told the hearing for the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius that the athlete must "pay for what he's done" and she did not believe the sincerity of his courtroom apology to the family of the woman he killed.