A COMPUTER hacker who robbed Royal Bank of Scotland customers of £6.3 million in the space of just 12 hours has been jailed for more than 11 years.
THE widow of a man murdered by his brother has secured a £1.5 million settlement from her brother-in-law after suing him for damages.
A MAN who used martial arts kicks during an unprovoked street attack on a stranger has been convicted of murder.
FORMER radio DJ Suzie McGuire broke down in tears as she told a court she tried to kill herself to escape a "life of terror" at the hands of her husband.
A MAN who threatened to stab a sheriff and "turn him into a human teabag" as he was being led from the dock of a court has been jailed for 16 months.
THE WORLD'S End murder trial was adjourned for 24 hours yesterday to allow consideration of a 47-page forensic report lodged late on Monday by the defence.
A 15-YEAR-OLD schoolboy has been arrested over alleged assaults on three teachers.
FORMER Cabinet minister Chris Huhne has lost a challenge against an order that he must pay £77,750 costs from his prosecution for passing speeding points to his ex-wife.
A LORRY driver who fell asleep at the wheel caused his vehicle to strike and kill a motorist who was standing in a layby.
A gay male escort used by Shrien Dewani has said the millionaire businessman was the "first ever client" he allowed to stay at his home.
FORMER Rangers player Charlie Miller has kept his driving licence after being convicted of failing to provide a breath specimen.
DNA found on underwear and clothing used to strangle two murdered girls matched the profile of the accused, Angus Sinclair, a court has heard.
A WOMAN has been jailed after falsely accusing her friend's son of raping her.
A pair of cattle farmers who left their herd emaciated and living in squalid conditions have been told by a court they can only look after cats in future.
A NIGERIAN drug smuggler who swallowed 80 packages of cocaine with a maximum street value of £387,400 was caught at Edinburgh Airport.
A COMPANY director has gone on trial accused of racially abusing two restaurant bosses at a Celtic and Juventus match.
AN infirm pensioner suffered burns on her feet and legs after her carers failed to properly check the temperature of her bath.
A RAPIST who subjected a woman to abuse after she helped him with literacy skills in prison has been jailed for eight years.
A fresh appeal for information over an armed robbery at a petrol station is being made by police as it emerged the suspect could have been female.
A MAN who posted a message on the internet threatening to petrol bomb a mosque with the worshippers inside has been ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work in the community.
A MAN who threatened to kill Glasgow City Council leader Gordon Matheson while wielding a samurai sword has been ordered to keep away from politicians.
A FORENSIC scientist has told the World's End murder trial there is a less than one-in-a- billion chance DNA on the coat of murdered teenager Helen Scott could have come from anyone other than the accused, Angus Sinclair.
A man who stabbed his girlfriend to death has been ordered to be detained at a high-security psychiatric hospital.
A MAN has been convicted of attempting to murder six people after setting fire to a block of flats in a row over his dog.
POLICE killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison, despite being warned by the judge at his trial that he would likely die in jail.
Detectives believe they have made a "significant breakthrough" in the hunt for the killer of a former Scots-based grandmother whose body was found as she house-sat for friends.
A MAN walking a dog has sexually assaulted a woman.
TWO men are to stand trial for murder in March following the discovery of a body in a field 10 years ago.
ANIMAL welfare workers have criticised a sheriff's decision to allow a pensioner who kept a menagerie of dogs, donkeys, goats and sheep in terrible conditions to keep some of her pets.
A TRIAL has heard of possible minor DNA matches between an accused murderer and two girls found dead in 1977.