Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has not spoken to her predecessor Alex Salmond since he was charged with a series of sexual assault offences earlier this year, she said.
High Court in Edinburgh
Former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court accused of attempted rape and a string of sexual assaults.
A man serving a life sentence for murdering an offshore worker has died in prison.
A court hearing has been set for next month in the case against former first minister Alex Salmond, who faces attempted rape and sexual assault charges.
Woman admits killing Aberdeen pensioner who gave her part of his £86,000 inheritance money for a relatives’ holidays and household items
A woman has admitted killing a 'generous' pensioner who spent some of his £86,000 inheritance on holidays for her relatives, a court has heard.
Former oil industry manager caught trafficking cocaine after his Aberdeen flat sprung a leak ordered to hand over £46,000 crime profits
A former oil industry manager who was caught trafficking cocaine after his flat sprung a leak has been ordered to hand over £46,000 crime profits.
A sex offender who had intercourse with a woman in the presence of a 10-year-old boy was jailed for four and a half years.
Prosecutors will head to court today to argue that the sentence handed down to an Aberdeen rapist is too lenient.
A missing Inverness psychiatric patient who stabbed a grandmother in her home was detained in hospital without limit of time yesterday.
A man who raped a woman in Aberdeen city centre has been jailed for 10 years.
A man who strangled a woman to death while they had sex was jailed for six years yesterday.
A Highland man is to go on trial accused of causing the death of another local motorist by dangerous driving.
A 'very evil' rapist who sexually assaulted eight of his fellow pupils at a school for the blind faces a possible life sentence.
A pensioner accused of murdering a woman in her own home in Inverness will go on trial next month.
Murder accused tried to resuscitate Aberdeen dad after allegedly beating him with dog lead, court hears
Two men accused of murdering an Aberdeen dad tried to revive him after one allegedly beat him with a dog chain, a court has heard.
A serial sex offender who preyed on under-age girls over a 20-year period has died in jail.
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 who cut a woman's throat in an unprovoked knife attack later told police that he had met a bleeding lady in the street and tried to help her.
A drink driving “speed demon” killed his friend in a horrific crash just weeks after he was fined for travelling at 93 mph.
A woman has denied causing the death of an Aberdeen pensioner by driving dangerously while using her mobile phone.
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has pleaded guilty to killing her son.
A man was jailed for 30 months yesterday for a "nasty" sex attack on a woman in a Highland town.