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
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
Ex-police officer jailed for attempting to pervert the course of justice
A police officer who began a sexual relationship with a vulnerable woman he met while on duty has been jailed for 14 months for an attempt to pervert the course of justice.
FAI court process begins for the death of drowned fisherman
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Edison Lacaste.