A man has been jailed for at least 17 years for the murder of a restaurant manager almost a quarter of a century ago.
A man thrown from a British military helicopter during the Troubles has warned that a failure to declare his treatment as torture has given a legal all-clear for brutal interrogation tactics around the world.
A “callous” sex-killer who scattered pornography near his victim’s body and then used her bank card to buy food has been handed a 29-year minimum jail term.
A 77-year-old bus driver who smashed into a supermarket, killing a passenger and a pedestrian, was involved in four crashes in the previous three years, a jury has heard.
A 77-year-old bus driver smashed his double-decker into a supermarket, killing two people, after pressing down the throttle instead of the brake, a court has heard.
Divorce laws are set for a major shake-up, with proposals for no-fault separations under consideration.
A police officer gave no warning immediately before discharging her Taser at a race relations adviser she had mistaken for a wanted man, a misconduct hearing has been told.
A police officer used “unnecessary, unreasonable or disproportionate” force when she Tasered a race relations adviser, a misconduct hearing has been told.
A police officer will face a gross misconduct hearing on Tuesday following an incident in which a race relations adviser was Tasered.
A charity has urged the Scottish Government to introduce legislation to allow tougher sentences for crimes against older people.
Nicola Sturgeon has told SNP colleagues that how they deal with sexual misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond “will say a lot about who we are as a party and also about the country we are today”.
Alex Salmond’s lawyers have served legal papers on the Scottish Government as the former first minister challenges the way sexual misconduct allegations against him have been handled.
Two magistrates have been reprimanded by judicial heads over their use of social media.
Lawyers for Alex Salmond have served legal papers on the Scottish Government as the former first minister challenges the way sexual misconduct allegations against him have been handled.
A man has admitted trying to kill six children in a hit-and-run that left one teenage girl with a broken neck.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell may have been a victim of political pressure when he was prosecuted for breaching pensions laws, his lawyer has claimed.
A fraudster who masqueraded as a former Grenfell Tower resident to dodge a jail sentence for burglary has been jailed for six years for his “repulsive” crimes.
Legal action could be taken against the owners of an iconic Dundee jute mill which was razed apparently without full permission, the Tele has learned.
A Dundee teacher has failed in a bid to be reinstated after being sacked for gross misconduct.
A council worker is to face a misconduct hearing after being convicted of fraudulently claiming £11,000 of benefits.