Man sentenced for animal neglect offences
A 30-year-old Manchester businessman has been sentenced after admitting causing unnecessary suffering to dozens of cats and dogs at a Perthshire farm.
Man jailed for life for rape and murder of mother-of-two in Aberdeen
Man handed life sentence for the rape and murder of a mother-of-two in Aberdeen
Three top schools to battle it out in final of COPFS public speaking competition
Three of Scotland’s top secondary schools will next month go head-to-head in the final of a prestigious public speaking contest.
Man sentenced for poisoning wild birds
A 67-year-old waterfowl enthusiast has been sentenced for killing multiple birds of prey and other birds.
Man pleads guilty to murder of his 84-year-old grandmother
A man has been jailed for life after he admitted murdering his grandmother in the Highland home they shared.
Company sentenced for failing that led to death fall
A Sheffield based construction and telecommunication company has been fined £550,000 after an employee fell from a stepladder and was impaled on metal piping.
Care home sentenced for failing that led to resident’s death
A care home has been fined £20,000 for health and safety failings which led to the death of a vulnerable 90-year-old man.
Salmon farming company fined £800,000 for failings that led to man’s death
A salmon farming company has been fined £800,000 after an employee was crushed and drowned when he fell into the water during a boat transfer.
Student linked to Serious Organised Crime jailed for money laundering
Stirling student linked to Serious Organised Crime jailed for money-laundering offences
Crown to appeal sentence on man convicted of rape
The Lord Advocate has decided that the Crown should appeal the sentence imposed upon a man convicted of rape on the grounds that it is ‘unduly lenient’.