An alcoholic who was allegedly killed following a drunken brawl would have had a better chance of survival if doctors had treated him sooner, a court heard yesterday.
high court in Aberdeen
Nurses who assessed a dying man at the north-east's flagship hospital had not received the latest training on how to deal with head injuries, a court has heard.
An alcoholic who injured his head during a drunken brawl spent hours in hospital with his condition deteriorating before he was seen by a doctor.
A north-east jury was told it had made legal history yesterday after it convicted a motorist of causing a pensioner's death by driving dangerously - while his girlfriend sat on his knee.
A jury will decide on Monday whether a man who let his girlfriend drive whilst sitting on his knee was responsible for the death of a pensioner.
The victim of a pensioner paedophile last night said he had forgiven his abuser - but that he would never forget what he had done to him.
An Aberdeenshire pensioner has been convicted of carrying out a "systematic campaign" of sexual abuse against four young boys more than 40 years ago.
A man accused of carrying out a campaign of abuse on boys over a period of more than a decade tried to take his own life after two of his accusers attempted to blackmail him.
A man tried to extort money from a pensioner he later accused of abusing him.
A thug who tried to kill his girlfriend while high on drink and drugs has been jailed for almost seven years.
A man has gone on trial accused of setting a fire which almost killed a man in a Highland flat.
A police officer has gone on trial accused of raping a woman after she refused to join him in a "threesome".
A student accused of causing the death of a pensioner by driving dangerously in Aberdeen has had the charge against her reduced.
A trainee doctor has been put on the sex offenders register after admitting possessing child porn - and offering to pay for the sexual services of a teenager.
A Moray man who stabbed his wife's lover has been jailed for four years.
A north man has been jailed for more than three years after he repeatedly stabbed his friend who had just helped to secure him a job.
A jury is to consider its verdict today in the case of an Aberdeen bouncer accused of killing a north-east dad outside a city centre bar.
A murder trial has heard there is no way to "definitively" tell how a north-east dad died because of the amount of cocaine found in his system.
A man has been jailed more than three years after being caught carrying nearly £300,000 of cocaine.
A murder trial has been told that a north-east dad who died outside a city-centre bar was killed by pressure being put on his neck.
A man who was acquitted of murder earlier this week said he felt "numb" and "shocked" when he discovered a man he had helped to restrain had died.
Evidence will resume tomorrow in the trial against an Aberdeen bouncer accused of murdering a north-east dad.
Two bouncers accused of killing a north-east dad outside a city centre bar have been cleared of murder.
A bouncer on trial for the murder of a north-east dad told his colleague not to punch their alleged victim as a CCTV camera was watching, a court has heard.
An oil worker broke down in tears in court yesterday as he witnessed for the first time the moment one of his closest friends died outside an Aberdeen city centre bar.
A north-east dad who was allegedly murdered outside a city bar flopped “like a teddy bear” when police tried to sit him up, a court has heard.
A north-east dad flopped "like a teddy bear" when police tried to sit him up outside an Aberdeen bar, a court has heard.
Three men have denied murdering a north-east dad outside an Aberdeen city centre night club.
The trial of three men accused of murdering a young dad at the entrance to an Aberdeen shopping centre has been adjourned until tomorrow.
A serial rapist who attacked three women in Banffshire and Moray and "blighted their lives" has been jailed for seven years.
A man was identified as the culprit of a serious sexual assault in Aberdeen after his mum and sister recognised him in the news and handed him over to the police.
A man accused of raping a woman in the toilet of a busy Aberdeen bar has insisted it was her who followed him in there and asked him to have sex.