A man who tried to extort nearly £100,000 from his landlord and deliberately set fire to a house he had been renting has been jailed for 12 years.
A former football coach who abused boys was today jailed for four years.
Francis Cairney, 83, committed the offences against boys as young as 12 between 1965 and 1986.
A London based company has admitted a health and safety offence after a falling barrier struck a young girl at a shopping centre in Glasgow.
The sentencing of a man for importing a firearm from the United States is being hailed as the first major success for the recently formed Organised Crime Partnership (Scotland).
Four Latvian men were sentenced today to a total of 19 years and eight months for serious and organised crime offences.
Hardijs Langsteins, 37, Maris Kursis, 30, Arvids Civkors, 30, and Aivars Dzagarjans, 38, were all convicted of agreeing to become involved in serious and organised crime by doing things which enabled money laundering and fraud to be committed.
A 25 year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his ex-partner.
Scotland’s prosecutors have begun training in preparation for new domestic abuse legislation which is due to come into force in 2019
Two Fraserburgh women who sold fake diet pills and cancer treatments have been ordered to repay more than £800,000 between them.