DJ Paul Gambaccini warned of a “false allegation crisis”, as he and Sir Cliff Richard prepared to launch a petition calling for anonymity for sexual offence suspects.
The number of sex offenders living in the north and north-east has soared by more than one-fifth in just three years.
A serial rapist with a 40-year career of sex offences was today facing a lifelong sentence over a horror sex attack on a vulnerable woman.
A convicted thug who raped two women was yesterday locked up for nine years.
Arrests for child porn offences have doubled in the north-east over the past three years, new figures have revealed.
A serial sex offender has avoided jail after he admitted rubbing his groin in front of a female dog walker in Aberdeen.
An international businessman appeared at a Highland court yesterday charged with four historic sex offences.
A student who received more than £3,000 in compensation after his ear was bitten off by a soldier has appeared in court himself accused of committing a series of sexual offences.
A vicar and his daughter have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of her baby boy was found at their village vicarage.
A man has appeared in court charged with attempted abduction and a series of sex offences in Aberdeen.
A man has gone on trial accused of committing a catalogue of horrifying offences in the Highlands - including a string of rapes, threatening to cook a baby and killing a kitten.
A high-risk sex offender has been jailed after he asked a sheriff to lock him up because he couldn't control his urges.