A double murderer from Dundee who left a serial rapist needing 35 stitches after an “extreme violence” prison slashing told a sheriff yesterday the sex offender had brought the attack on himself.
A shoplifter proved easy to catch after he was found sleeping in a supermarket trolley.
A skateboarder who built a half-pipe ramp in his back garden has been ordered to tear it down after losing a battle with Fife Council bosses.
A man has been cleared of killing a Hogmanay reveller after trouble flared at a city centre taxi rank on New Year’s Day.
A singer has been banned from driving after falling asleep and smashing into the central reservation on his way home from a late-night recording session.
A police sergeant punched himself in the face and headbutted his front door – then claimed he had been assaulted by his wife.
A little-known Japanese garden at the foot of the Ochils has won a grant of nearly £230,000 for the reinstatement of its ceremonial tea house.
Man cleared of holding baby wipe in child’s mouth – but guilty of attacking woman by grabbing her throat
A man accused of restricting a child’s breathing by placing a baby wipe in her mouth has been cleared by a jury but convicted of attacking a woman.
A sheriff has slammed social workers for claiming they were too busy to finish preparing pre-sentencing reports for a teenage girl facing possible jail for biting a fellow schoolgirl.
‘Nothing untoward’ happened, says lorry driver, 30, accused of holding wet wipe in Fife toddler’s mouth
A lorry driver accused of holding a wet wipe in a toddler’s mouth as she “struggled to breathe” told a jury yesterday that “nothing untoward” had taken place with the clean-up tissue.