A new helpline for reporting the sexual exploitation of children has been launched by Barnardo’s Scotland and Crimestoppers.
The police response to a report of people being at a disused quarry, made hours before a man drowned at the location, was “appropriate and proportionate”, a report has found.
A teenager will go on trial next year charged with the rape and murder of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Scottish island of Bute.
Police have launched an investigation after a man was seriously assaulted in Glasgow.
A robber who attacked a pregnant woman before making off with her handbag has been branded “cowardly and contemptible” by police.
A mother who treated her baby as a “fashion accessory” has been jailed with her ex-partner for 10 years each for being responsible for the “brutal” death of her three-week-old son.
The future of a state-of-the-art safety centre in Belfast has been secured, police have announced.
A man has been charged with attempted possession of a prohibited weapon in relation to the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), the Police Service of Northern Ireland said.
Police have recovered a shoplifter’s shopping list of goods to steal for customers.
Three people have been arrested on suspicion of paramilitary activity in connection to the Irish National Liberation Army (INLA), the Police Service of Northern Ireland has said.
A burglar was caught and jailed after he left a fingerprint on a tin depicting Star Wars character Yoda.
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Police officers will use their vehicles to knock moped thieves off their bikes – even during high-speed pursuits, Scotland Yard has said.
Two British brothers who were wanted in the UK over drug allegations have been arrested at a hotel in Thailand.
Police are investigating after a rare fungus was removed from its natural habitat in the New Forest.
A man has been murdered at a house in Ballymena, police said.
The policeman who was left critically ill after the attempt to murder former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has said he was “petrified” to find out he had also been exposed to the deadly Novichok nerve agent.
A convicted Australian drug mule returned to her homeland early on Thursday hours after she was deported from the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, where she had served nearly 14 years in prison for smuggling heroin.
A father broke down in tears as he denied the suggestion he was party to the sexual abuse and murder of his young daughter and her friend 32 years ago.
Tougher restrictions on the use of home detention curfews (HDC) have resulted in a significant drop in the number or prisoners being freed from jail on electronic tags.