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.
A police force has been fined £234,500 for health and safety breaches in relation to a belt used around the face of a man before he collapsed in custody.
The ex-wife of footballer George Best has been banned from the road for drink-driving.
A pregnant mother-of-two has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of a human trafficking charge.
The ex-wife of footballer George Best has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.
A police force will be sentenced for health and safety breaches in relation to a belt used around the face of a man before he collapsed in custody.
A director who stole £2.4 million from two companies which held the royalties to acclaimed 70s rock band Deep Purple has been jailed.
A white supremacist loner who planned a mass killing spree in his home town in Cumbria has been jailed for nine years.
Born and brought up in Inverkeithing, Fife, Natalie McGarry studied law at Aberdeen University before working in HR, as a community officer for unemployed parents and as a policy adviser in the voluntary sector.
A former SNP MP has admitted embezzling more than £25,600 from pro-independence organisations.
A Conservative MP ordered to carry out community service after he admitted faking two expenses invoices has been told he faces a fight to save his political career.
A sheriff, who was faced with sexual misconduct claims which were ultimately dropped, remains suspended.