Former Liberal leader Lord Steel has been suspended from the Liberal Democrats, pending an investigation into evidence he gave to an inquiry about child abuse allegations against former MP Sir Cyril Smith.
Former Liberal leader Lord Steel has sought to “clarify” evidence he gave to an inquiry about child abuse allegations against former MP Sir Cyril Smith.
Woman given chance to prove good behaviour after swinging out and hitting a police officer in the head
A drunk woman who threw a lit cigarette and chips into a parked car has been given the chance to show she can behave.
A Holyrood committee has agreed to back proposals to extend the use of pre-recorded evidence to child witnesses of domestic abuse.
Female Conservative MPs have spoken out about the online abuse they have received ahead of International Women’s Day on Friday.
A high risk sex offender who preyed on women and children and subjected victims to rape and abuse over more than four decades was given a life sentence yesterday.
A gaming addict who broke a baby’s ribs said it happened because he “gets aggressive” when he plays on his computer.
An Aviemore chef who abused his wife of two years and caused a panic attack in her son was fined £400 at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday.
All judges and sheriffs in Scotland will be given specific training on domestic abuse, it has been announced.
Sky News presenter Kay Burley needs a security escort to protect her from pro-Brexit protesters and a Guardian journalist filmed himself being hounded by a gang of men.
A child moved to the other side of the world after a “massive lie” gave her hope she would find a better life there, an inquiry has been told.
Fiona Drouet knows more than most people about the impact verbal and physical abuse can have on youngsters.
North-east man once jailed for assault that cost rugby star his eye admits campaign of abuse against two former partners
A north-east man previously jailed for a brutal assault that cost a promising rugby player his eye and his career has confessed to carrying out a terrifying campaign of abuse against his girlfriend following his release from jail.
A man who battered his 16-year-old girlfriend - kicking her "full force" in the stomach minutes after she returned home from hospital after giving birth to their child in an attack carried out as she held their baby - was today jailed for three years and five months.
Horrific footage has emerged showing workers at 24 sheep farms in Britain "punching, stamping and beating" animals, campaigners claim.
The first ever campaign targeting the perpetrators of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Scotland has been launched today.
Scotland’s biggest animal charity has recorded a harrowing increase in the number of calls made across the north.
A man who booted the mother of his four children in the back as their decade-long relationship turned sour told police he had launched the attack “jokingly”.
Pupil support assistants feel undervalued and are being “abused at work on a regular basis” in the city, it has been claimed.
The parents of a student who killed herself after being bullied by her boyfriend have called for university managers to reconsider his place at an Oxford university.
A sex beast football coach who abused a string of young boys has been jailed for four and a half years.
A fishing skipper who filmed his own horrific catalogue of rape and abuse of a vulnerable woman lost an appeal against his nine year jail sentence yesterday.
Emmerdale will air a flashback episode delving into Charity Dingle’s past, focusing on the character being abused as a child.
Bono has apologised after claims were made that workers at a charity he co-founded were subjected to a culture of bullying and abuse.
Katie Price will appear before MPs to give evidence about online abuse after her petition demanding the Government take action against internet trolls garnered more than 220,000 signatures.
Fiona Drouet appreciates nothing will ever bring her daughter back.
Teenagers were left in tears at a student ball last night after a young man who abused his girlfriend – who later committed suicide – joined the party.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has said politicians should be “ashamed” that they did not act on harassment before now as fresh allegations rocked Holyrood.
An underage girl was showered with inappropriate gifts including lingerie during a 10-year ordeal of abuse by an older man.
Viewers have praised the BBC’s “eye-opening” drama about the Rochdale abuse scandal as the series came to an end on Thursday.
A woman who sexually assaulted a little boy and used Facebook to send photographs of the abuse to an oil platform supervisor has been jailed for three years and nine months.
A sickening video has captured the moment three care home staff abuse an elderly dementia patient.