The lawyer who defended the teenager who later admitted raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has said it is not his job to decide whether a client is innocent or guilty.
Aaron Campbell, 16, who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute has been sentenced to life imprisonment and told he must spend at least 27 years behind bars.
The teenage killer of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail has been unmasked after a judge lifted a ban on revealing his identity.
The 16-year-old boy who raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail can be identified as Aaron Campbell after a judge allowed his name to be reported.
A boy who killed six-year-old Alesha MacPhail in a “bestial manner” could be identified on Friday.
A 16-year-old boy faces a life sentence after being found guilty of the “bestial” rape and murder of a six-year-old girl while she visited her grandparents on holiday.
A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering six-year-old Alesha MacPhail.
A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of abducting, raping and murdering Alesha MacPhail, six, on the Isle of Bute on July 2 last year, following a nine-day trial at the High Court in Glasgow.
The jury in the trial of a 16-year-old boy accused of raping and murdering a six-year-old girl has retired to consider its verdict.
Royal National Mod-goers have one last hurdle today before making it to the event in Dunoon - the closure of the main route in.
A Scottish council is recruiting its first ever Arabic language teacher after Syrian refugees settled on an island.
Two Scottish brothers are five days into “the world’s toughest row” as they seek to paddle 3,000 miles across the Atlantic.
fisherman has opened a dedicated seaweed shop - thought to be the first of its kind in the UK.
The "charming" holiday home of the late Oscar-winning director Lord Attenborough has been put on the market for less than £600,000.
Former Highlands and Islands list MSP Jamie McGrigor has thrown his name into the hat for an Oban ward in May, for the Conservatives.
Refugees who fled war-torn Syria and are now living on the isle of Bute say they feel "safe and welcome".
Controversial plans to reshape parliamentary constituencies in the north will be discussed at a meeting in Inverness next month.
A team of 30 firefighters from as far afield as Dunbartonshire battled a huge fire at an Aban council depot yesterday.
The provost of Argyll and Bute has offered his thanks after the council was inundated with donations to help Syrian refugee families settle on an island.
The generosity of people in Argyll and Bute in welcoming Syrian refugees has been praised by a US museum.
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