A BRUTAL thug who murdered a 64-year-old man in a barbaric attack with a metal stick is facing life behind bars.
POLICE yesterday arrested a man and woman in connection with an incident in which a man was stabbed in Livingston on Wednesday night.
Detectives are continuing to question two men on suspicion of murdering missing teenager Jayden Parkinson.
A LEADING international legal expert has called for the introduction of specialist staff to work with vulnerable witnesses in the Scottish legal system.
A MURDER inquiry has been launched after a woman was found dead in a park.
A DRINK-Driver's dangerous driving caused the death of a pedestrian who was returning home from a Christmas party.
A MAN faces a life sentence after being convicted of raping five women and sexually abusing a sixth.
Four men have appeared at Birmingham Crown Court in connection with alleged football match-fixing.
vETERAN broadcaster Paul Gambaccini and a 74-year-old unnamed man have been re-bailed until March after their arrests as part of the national investigation prompted by abuse claims against Jimmy Savile.
A MAN who fled from prison and committed a string of crimes while he was on the run has been jailed for life.
THIEVES have stolen more than £140,000 worth of hi-tech mobile phones over three months.
A man who murdered his wife in a staged car crash and tried to kill his second in a copycat crash has lost an appeal against his conviction.
One of the men accused of murdering Lee Rigby has offered no evidence in his defence.
A man who murdered his wife in a staged car accident and tried to kill his second in a copycat crash has lost an appeal against his conviction.
An actor who appeared in some of Britain's top TV shows has been fined and ordered to pay compensation to a shop worker he groped.
AN ex-Royal Navy sailor caught storing almost £80,000 of amphetamine and quantities of a designer drug in his home has been jailed for three years and nine months.
A DRINK driver who killed a friend in a car crash then claimed the victim had been behind the wheel has been jailed for eight years.
A PERSONAL assistant, accused of defrauding Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi, has told a court that she saw evidence of regular drug use by the celebrity cook.
The Queen was "upset" about police officers eating nuts left out at Buckingham Palace, the trial into alleged phone hacking at the News of the World (NotW) has heard.
A drug addict placed on a methadone programme to wean him off heroin as a teenager is still getting the taxpayer-funded substitute - 22 years later.
A police officer has been charged with dangerous driving following a road accident on March 21 that left pedestrian Joseph Leghorn seriously injured.
A WOMAN who stabbed her father-in-law and drove a camper van at him and her husband after appearing on the Jeremy Kyle show has been sentenced to 240 hours of community work.
TV chef Nigella Lawson has signed an exclusive deal to be interviewed by American chat show host Oprah Winfrey, it was claimed in court today.
Two sisters accused of spending almost £700,000 on credit cards belonging to Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi wrote to the couple begging for forgiveness, a court has heard.
A BANK worker allegedly punched an ex-council leader he is accused of killing, a court heard.
A MAN whose rape trial collapsed after a juror made a phone call during verdict deliberations is set to stand trial on the charge again.
TWO men who robbed a Ladbrokes in Leith Walk, Edinburgh of £2000 by pretending a roll of wallpaper was a gun hidden in a bag have been jailed for a total of more than eight years.
MORE than 600 Scots have taken part in the world's biggest drugs survey which aims to assess the truth about drink and drug use.
A SERIAL housebreaker who was jailed for raiding the home of Scotland manager Gordon Strachan is facing another prison term after targeting the luxury home of Celtic star Joe Ledley.
AN ice cream boss who used the lure of his van to abuse young boys has been jailed for seven years.