A man who stabbed a stranger to death in his own home after a five-day drugs binge has been jailed for life.
Two men have been jailed for a total of more than 10 years after being caught trying to bring nearly £7m worth of drugs into Scotland.
Martin Lauder, 29, and David McShane, 28, were stopped on the M74 near Lesmahagow in an intelligence-led operation.
A 25 year old man from Inverness-shire has been sentenced to four years and eight months imprisonment for causing the death of a passenger after losing control of his car.
A 30 year-old Falkirk man has been given a three-year community payback order with supervision and conduct requirements after footage of him attacking a swan appeared on social media.
A 42 year old man who kept dogs for fighting has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment and banned from keeping animals for 10 years.
A 74 year-old man who sexually abused boys over three decades was today jailed for nine years.
A 60 year-old man who killed wild birds, badgers and an otter has been ordered to carry out 225 hours of unpaid work and given a Restriction of Liberty Order requiring him to stay home between 9pm and 6am for a ten month period.
A 32 year old woman who created fake social media accounts to carry out a campaign of harassment has been sentenced to 12 months in prison and given a five year non-harassment order.