North-east firms have lost their battle to get business rates cut after judges at the highest court in Scotland ruled the oil downturn had not affected the value of commercial properties.
A man from Cumbria has been charged with a terrorism offence.
The daughter of a British aid worker murdered by Islamic State (IS) terrorists has vowed to “fight for justice” as she spoke out about the overturning of a jail term given to her controlling former partner.
Leg-break victim who was in hospital after taking an overdose shouted and swore at nurses for refusing to amputate his leg
A leg-break victim who claimed he was in constant pain shouted and swore at nurses because they were refusing to amputate his leg.
A widow broke down in court yesterday as she told a jury that her husband had been her “soul mate”.
A north-east man accused of murdering his best friend yesterday told a court he had visited a psychologist to try to build up his memory of the day.
Britain First’s leaders are expected to receive verdicts in their trial for alleged hate crimes.
A 42-year-old business manager was yesterday fined £400 for a New Year’s Day assault on his wife.
A Wick teenager has been accused of falsely claiming to police she had been assaulted on a Thurso bridge.
A driver overtook near a blind bend forcing an oncoming motorist into a ditch to avoid a head-on collision, Wick Sheriff Court was told yesterday.
The father of eight-year-old stabbing victim Mylee Billingham has been remanded in custody accused of her murder.
England cricketer Ben Stokes will appear in court for the first time after being charged with affray following an incident outside a nightclub.
A motorist who reached speeds of 75mph in a 30mph zone after failing to stop for police has been banned from driving for two years.
Three men are due to appear at court today following the recovery of a significant cannabis cultivation in the Kincorth area of Aberdeen.
A group of parliamentarians plans to lodge a legal appeal in an attempt to secure a European court ruling on Brexit.
A 25-year-old father-to-be had nowhere to stay so he broke into a shed and then phoned the police to come and arrest him.
Five men have been charged in connection with alleged drugs offences, police have said.
A “vile and evil” north-east fisherman has been fined after threatening to kill his MSP.
Wife killer Nat Fraser has had six months added to his life sentence after being caught with a mobile phone in his prison cell.
A 32-year-old former Easter Ross man was jailed for 14 months yesterday after admitting downloading and distributing indecent images of children.
A drunk driver who knocked down a rally competitor and left him for dead has been jailed for three years and nine months.
A 33-year-old Inverness man appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court on charges including assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement. Martin Henderson also made no plea to alleged offences of breach of the peace, aggressive behaviour, and possession of drugs with intent to supply. He was committed for further examination and released on bail.
A husband and wife have told a court of their frustration at living next door to a couple who are on trial accused of breaching a restraining order preventing harassment.
Three men have been charged with murder and have appeared in court after a prisoner was stabbed at HMP Wormwood Scrubs, the Metropolitan Police said.
A man who “utterly devastated” a family by tricking a young teenage girl into performing a sex act on her much younger brother for a video which went viral on Facebook has been jailed for 12 years.
The desperate parents of a seriously ill 20-month-old boy will go to court later to argue their son should continue to get life-support treatment.
A judge has hit out at police and prosecutors after the trial of three people – including a woman who gave birth in custody – collapsed due to “repeated failures”.
A 53-year-old Inverness man appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday on a charge of possessing indecent images. John Baillie made no plea, was committed for further examination and released on bail.
A drunk thug claimed he was an “FBI agent” and repeatedly tried to attack a family while accusing them of being “rapists and murderers”.
An Invergordon joiner who was stopped by police on his return from a music festival in Ullapool was disqualified from driving for a year yesterday.
A 58-year-old concrete labourer who was seen outside his home holding a knife was fined £500 at Inverness Sheriff Court yesterday.
Two people have been charged after police in Aberdeen recovered cannabis with a street value of around £6,000