A former Tory MP named as a child murderer and violent paedophile by a man later charged with lying told jurors the horrific allegations were the “ravings of a fantasist” and came from “a polluted imagination”.
A man and a woman who made the life of the young woman they should have been caring for “a living hell” have been convicted of her murder.
A man and a woman have been convicted of murdering a vulnerable woman, who they should have been caring for, almost two decades ago.
A woman who nearly died in a head-on crash has admitted driving carelessly.
Jurors in the trial of a couple accused of murdering a missing woman more than 19 years ago have been sent home for the night.
Jurors in the trial of a couple accused of murdering a missing woman more than 19 years ago have retired to consider their verdict.
A couple accused of killing a “vulnerable” woman “literally got away with murder for 16 years”, a court has been told.
A man who put a toddler in a tumble dryer has been found guilty of the “monstrous” assault of the 13-month-old girl.
Two men are due to appear in court in connection with the seizure of cannabis worth an estimated £250,000.
A former SNP MP who abused her position of trust to embezzle more than £25,600 from pro-independence groups has been jailed for 18 months.
A playboy drug dealer who sparked fears of a fresh Novichok attack when he collapsed in a Salisbury restaurant has been jailed after six months on the run.
A 13-month-old girl who was allegedly put in an activated tumble dryer would not have been able to climb into the machine by herself, a court has been told.
Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell has hit back at “misconceptions” that the football club has been “doing nothing” following the historic child sex abuse scandal at Celtic Boys Club.
A man accused of lying to detectives over the existence of a VIP paedophile ring approached a counsellor about “issues that stem from my childhood abuse”, a court has heard.
A mother whose three-year-old son was crushed to death by a car seat has been jailed for two years and nine months.
Two men and a woman have been jailed for the “cold-blooded” killing of a man whose body was found at a nature reserve.
The mother of murdered schoolgirl Alesha MacPhail has said she is “disgusted” her killer can appeal against his 27-year prison sentence.
Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) were introduced under so-called McMafia laws – named after the BBC organised crime drama – which came into force at the beginning of 2018.
Celtic Football Club has expressed its “regret and sorrow” to those affected by the actions of paedophile James McCafferty.
A 68-year-old man has been jailed for five years and four months for blowing up his marital home while his wife was downstairs.
A nightclubber who alleges she was raped by boy band star Oritse Williams has a selective memory around “tricky” aspects of her account, the singer’s barrister has claimed.
The operator of a care home has been fined £270,000 following the death of a resident who ate chlorine tablets he believed to be mints.
Former JLS star Oritse Williams has denied behaving like a “sexual predator” and told a jury that a woman he denies raping thanked him when they parted company.
A man has made a second court appearance over the murder of a woman whose body has yet to be found.
A white supremacist gave a Nazi salute as he was sentenced to life in prison for plotting to “replicate” the murder of Jo Cox by killing his local MP.
Plans to develop multiple guidelines for the sentencing of people convicted in a range of sexual offence cases have been announced by the Scottish Sentencing Council.
Chelsea footballer Danny Drinkwater has been banned from the roads after ploughing his £125,000 Range Rover through a wall while twice the legal drink-drive limit.
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman who has not been seen for 12 days.
A disabled man in his 20s has been given the go-ahead to marry after telling a judge in a specialist court how he wants a chance to prove that he can “do anything”.
Two men have been jailed for a total of 29-and-a-half years after setting up a handgun factory supplying weapons to London’s criminal underworld.
An order restricting the reporting of evidence in the trial of two boys charged with the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel has been lifted for all but one publisher.
The reporting of evidence in the trial of two boys charged with the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel has been suspended.