A Government minister has refused to confirm a new Domestic Abuse Bill would ban the cross-examination of victims by alleged perpetrators – which had been proposed before Parliament was suspended.
The number of domestic violence killings has hit a five-year high, new figures show.
Sir Geoffrey Boycott said he “couldn’t give a toss” about criticism of his knighthood, as pressure mounted for the honour to be rescinded over the cricketer’s domestic abuse conviction.
An Aberdeen man yesterday admitted assaulting and threatening his former partner during a rampage that culminated with the smashing of eggs.
A man who squeezed his partner's throat and threatened to kill her has been spared jail - despite it being his third offence against her.
More than 200 people will convene in Aberdeen today to discuss the best local approach to tackling domestic abuse.
An Aberdeen dad has been jailed for 14 months after threatening to throw his estranged girlfriend out of a first floor window.
An Aberdeen man who admitted throwing a bucket of dirty water over his partner during an "abhorrent" campaign of domestic abuse has been told his behaviour was that of a "Neanderthal cave-dweller".
Coronation Street has consulted domestic abuse experts for a new storyline exploring the “torture” of coercive control.
A north-east man blamed his own troubled upbringing as he was sent to jail for 19 months for assaults on women dating back 20 years.
The number of people left homeless as a result of domestic violence has almost tripled in Aberdeen over the past five years.
An Aberdeen charity has welcomed a new law implemented yesterday and claimed the “devastating effects” of domestic abuse was leaving vulnerable people homeless.
Domestic abuse victim signs book deal after being told by abusive ex-boyfriend to give up on writing dream
For four years Lauren Aitchison was repeatedly punched, choked and humiliated by her abusive partner.
A campaign to tackle violence against women is being launched in betting shops in the north today.
Victims of domestic abuse are being urged not to suffer in silence this festive period, with a team of volunteers on stand-by.
Domestic abuse incidents in the north-east have risen by 10% in the last year, according to new police figures.
A builder has been jailed for launching a savage attack on his partner.
Domestic abuse victims should be given paid time off to allow them to leave their partners, a north-east MSP has argued.
Mr A is 6ft 1 and he has worked in professional services for more than 20 years.
Convictions for domestic abuse offences across the Highlands and Moray have soared over the last four years, new figures have revealed.
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 north-east man has been given a chance to prove he is a “law-abiding citizen” after he attacked his girlfriend.
A council education worker threatened to stab his partner in the eye as she breastfed their baby during a chilling campaign of abuse against women.
Police have tweeted an open letter to an unnamed young woman in Skye, encouraging her to tell officers if she is a victim of domestic abuse.
An Inverness man has been jailed for 27 months for carrying out a catalogue of “horrendous” domestic assaults on his ex partner.
A Fochabers man who assaulted three former partners has avoided a prison sentence.
A Moray woman, who was subjected to years of domestic abuse, has spoken of her ordeal in the hope it will encourage others to break free from violent relationships.
A man who subjected his wife to nearly three decades of “depraved and cruel” behaviour described as being at times “almost cult-like” has been sent to prison for more than two and half years.
A Moray man found guilty of throttling his wife has been spared jail.
An Aberdeen man has been fined £600 for assaulting the mother of his children.
New figures have revealed a continuing rise in domestic abuse in Moray during the past five years.
A north-east football coach has admitted subjecting a woman and a young girl to years of abuse.