Senior prison management have told a fatal accident inquiry (FAI) it is “impossible” to keep drugs out of a jail where two inmates were killed by so-called legal highs.
A motorist was found slumped unconscious at the wheel when he was already on bail for a drink-driving offence less than three months earlier.
A kidney patient killed the nurse who helped with his dialysis when he veered across the road and crashed into an oncoming articulated lorry.
A church treasurer who spent years embezzling more than £34,000 from parish funds has been allowed to walk free from court.
A prominent farmer accused of abusing women for nearly 20 years hurled a plate of spaghetti bolognese at one because he refused to eat pasta more than once a week, a jury heard yesterday.
Visitors to a Scottish national park are being given toilet lessons.
A manager at a top hotel thought three masked men who stole watches worth more than £500,000 from the resort were carrying out a terrorist attack, a court has heard.
The taxman paid out £22,000 to a known fraudster after failing to carry out on checks on the false statements he was submitting.
A serial rapist jailed for life in 2002 claimed he had never seen a mobile phone when he was caught with a charging cable.
A wife jumped into a fast-flowing river and refused to get out until the emergency services brought her husband from jail to speak to her.